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Former Macedonian Prime Minister, Nikola Gruevski

Ex-Macedonian Prime Minister seeks asylum in Hungary

Macedonian police issued an arrest warrant on Monday for Mr Gruevski, who resigned in 2016 after 10 years in power.

Abraham Sunday

Internet fraudster fined N100,000 after plea bargain

Mr Sunday was arraigned over false pretence and possession of fraudulent documents.

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris

334,000 policemen securing Nigeria — IGP

Mr Idris says kidnapping remains one of the most disturbing crimes plaguing the Nigerian society.

Members of the House of Reps

Bill to prohibit killing, export of donkey passes second reading

The bill seeks to address the threat of donkeys going into extinction.

High court

Drama in court as woman makes u-turn on divorce, begs for mercy

The plaintiff had requested the dissolution of her marriage over alleged impotence and lack of care.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

N-Power to accommodate 1m beneficiaries – Osinbajo

The official says the country is not in a ‘terribly bad debt’ situation as insinuated in some quarters.

The codeine syrup impounded by the Nigeria Customs (Photo by Kingsley Adeniyi, 07/25/2018)

Customs intercepts 4,375 rounds of ammunition,1,160 bottles of codeine

The team also intercepts 300 packs of tramadol.

Sambo Dasuki

I’ll boycott trial until Nigerian govt obeys my bail rulings, Dasuki tells court

Mr Dasuki is facing trial at an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on alleged illegal possession of firearms among other charges.

President Muhammadu Buhari 2

Buhari signs bill establishing Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

The agency was established in 2011 and has been in existence without any legislative backing.

Razak Atunwa.

NYSC Certificate Forgery: PDP Kwara candidate Atunwa implicates self in submission to INEC

Mr Atunwa, a serving lawmaker who chairs the House Justice Committee, admitted he has two university degrees, but failed to present himself for national service.

Nigerian senate chambers

Senate adjourns over inability to form quorum

Absent lawmakers were urged to wrap up their ‘oversight’ duties within a week.

Nnamdi Kanu

ANALYSIS: How Nnamdi Kanu’s re-emergence will affect trial

Lawyers weigh in on possible options open to the federal government on the IPOB leader.

Panel of international media personalities, representatives from Paradigm Initiative answering questions from journalists

Paradigm Initiative calls for enactment of data protection law

There was a data leak at Arik.

Pic.19. President Muhammadu Buhari signing executive order number 6 at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday (5/7/18). 03616/5/7/2018/Sumaila Ejiga/JAU/NAN

Details of five new bills Buhari signed into law

The Extradition (Amendment) Act 2018 was first presented by a lawmaker in the House of Representatives on October 31, 2017.

NNPC TOWERS

Documents show ‘broke’ NNPC stacked trillion naira debt, unable to meet commitments

Recent events have shown the state oil company is still encumbered by a frail balance sheet.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje; Photo: DailyPost

Again, Court stops Kano Assembly from investigating Gov. Ganduje

Mr Ganduje is being investigated by the legislature for allegedly receiving kickbacks from contractors.

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke

Why we want to extradite Alison-Madueke – Magu

The former minister has been in the UK since the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration ended in 2015.

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola

We have delivered visible results in Power, Housing, Road – Fashola

“I am proud and happy to report that we have walked our talk, and we have delivered visible results and recorded qualitative progress.”

Immigration officers [Photo Credit: The Guardian]

Nigeria Immigration Service promotes 4,797 officers

The Service says it also issued 24,840 visas and 7,114 temporary work permit.

Haruna Jauro

Alleged N304.1 million fraud: ex-NIMASA D-G seeks to recall EFCC witness

The court admitted Mr Jauro and others to bail in the sum of N5 million each with two sureties each in like sum.

Oby Ezekwesili

2019: How I’ll build a prosperous Nigeria if elected president– Ezekwesili

Mrs Ezekwesili is the presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari assents to Extradition Bill, four others

The Extradition Act vests jurisdiction on extradition proceedings now on the Federal High Court instead of Magistrates Court.

British police [Photo: Daily Express]

‘Far-right parents’ who named son after Hitler jailed in Britain

The duo were convicted for being members of a banned far-right group.

#GandujeGate: Magu parries question on Ganduje bribe video

Mr Ganduje recently appeared in a series of videos receiving ‘kickback’ in dollars.

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

EFCC secures 703 convictions in three years – Magu

The convictions, recoveries were secured from 2015 to date, Mr Magu says.