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Elections: Nigerian govt vows to deport illegal immigrants

NIS says only foreigners accredited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as election observers will be allowed to observe the elections.

UTME: JAMB registers over 300,000 in one week

Meanwhile, JAMB has insisted that all candidates with issues of biometrics must go over to Abuja for it to be rectified.

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter page of Rotimi Amaechi]

Gov. Wike blames Amaechi for Justice Onnoghen’s travails

The minister denies the allegation.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Town Hall meeting

FACT-CHECK: How accurate are claims made by Buhari, Osinbajo at #TheCandidates event

While Mr Buhari largely parried questions directed at him, Mr Osinbajo engaged the audience more.

Kennedy Agyapong, a member of Ghana's ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP),

Ghanaian politician who threatened slain undercover reporter leaves country

Kennedy Agyapong departs for China after he was questioned by the police over Wednesday night’s murder of Ahmed Hussein-Suale.

Cattle herd used to illustrate the story.

Farmers-Herders Conflicts: Buhari, Atiku campaign manifestos lack solutions

Throughout 2017, killings resulting from the conflict regularly featured in media reports.

Atiku in America first time in 12 years. [PHOTO CREDIT: Facebook Page of Phrank Shaibu.]

PHOTOS: Atiku in America first time in 12 years

Mr Abubakar’s supporters have been celebrating the politician’s visit to the U.S., saying the ruling APC has now lost one of its most potent political weapons against the PDP candidate.

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Nigeria to establish national micro-finance bank

“The bank will serve as an efficient channel for the disbursement and monitoring of key intervention funds by the CBN.”

Opponent asks Buhari to increase 2019 budget to N15 trillion

Opponent asks Buhari to increase 2019 budget to N15 trillion

Mr Fasua says Nigeria has one of the lowest buget to GDP ratios in the world

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

El-Rufai condemns South-south governors over position on Onnoghen’s trial

Senior lawyers have expressed opposition to the CJN’s trial.

Minimum Wage: Consultation moves to Council of State

Government vows to present the bill to the National Assembly by January 23.

PDP Presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar in USA. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter handle of Reno Omokri]

Atiku confirms arrival in U.S.

Nigerian Embassy in U.S. unsure of the visit of the PDP presidential candidate.

INEC office signpost

2019 Elections: INEC delists APC candidates from National Assembly elections in Rivers, Zamfara

INEC released the official list of presidential, senatorial and House of Representatives candidates on Thursday in line with its timetable.

President Buhari campaigning in Delta State. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter handle of President Buhari]

Opposition raises concern over Buhari’s fitness as president again misspeaks at rally

Mr Buhari was in Delta State to campaign for re-election.

The 2019 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation finalists

Four Nigerians shortlisted for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Ms Kperrun is the first Nigerian woman to make the shortlist since the prize’s inception.

PDP Presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar in USA. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter handle of Reno Omokri]

Atiku visits America after 12 years

The opposition presidential candidate is expected to speak at a forum organised by the United States Chamber of Commerce on Friday.

Buhari arrives Benin for election campaign

The president was received by the Edo governor and other party stalwarts.

EXCLUSIVE: IGP Mohammed Adamu: The 15 DIGs, AIGs who may be forced to retire

PREMIUM TIMES identifies 15 top police officers who were either seniors or coursemates of Mr Adamu, who emerged inspector-general on Tuesday.

Buhari campaigning

Buhari campaigns in Delta, insists on going after corrupt Nigerians

The president also addresses the perceived lopsidedness in the current anti-graft war.

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau

Herders/farmers conflict, complex, regional – Interior Minister

The official also explains how best the conflict could be tackled.

Violence at PDP Jigawa rally.

UPDATED: One shot, police vehicle burnt as violence mars PDP rally

One person was reportedly shot dead at the rally.

Nigerian Senate

Senate urges FG to immortalise Shagari

The lawmakers took turns to laud the virtues of the late Nigerian president.

Prof. Isaac Adewole. Minister of Health

Programme to reduce lead poisoning in Nigerian communities yielding result — Study

The study shows the scheme brought extraordinary improvements to an area where hundreds of children had died from lead poisoning.

PDP Chairman, Uche Secondus

Election: PDP kicks against simultaneous accreditation, voting

An official says such modalities would give room for manipulation.

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.

I’ll privatize NNPC, even if they’ll kill me – Atiku

The PDP presidential candidate also said he would scrap petrol subsidy