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Monkeypox

Nigeria monkeypox victim commits suicide

The state says victim showed no sign of clinical depression.

Cassava

Agency raises alarm over two emerging cassava diseases

The diseases, which originated from East Africa, are moving toward Central Africa and West Africa, including Nigeria

champagne

Why Nigeria’s new luxury tax policy is yet to take off – Adeosun

There are plans to tax first class tickets on airline travels and luxury coaches.

Shell

Malabu Scandal: Italian prosecutors file charges against Shell executives

Shell and some Nigerians, including a former minister, are also being prosecuted in Nigeria.

Olisa Agbakoba [Photo Credit: ThisDay Newspapers]

Agbakoba takes Buhari to court over role as oil minister

Lawyer says Mr. Buhari’s actions are illegal.

Afebabalola University

83 obtain first class at Afe Babalola University

According to Mr. Ajisafe, ABUAD would graduate 83 first class out of 869 graduands.

INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Elections: INEC boss leads regional network to Ivory Coast conference

Network aims at improving Africa’s electoral processes.

Ibe Kachikwu [Photo Credit: THISDAYLIVE]

Kachikwu speaks on fire incident at his Abuja home

The incident occurred between Sunday night and Monday morning.

FRSC officials

Abducted FRSC official regains freedom

The official was kidnapped by gunmen on Thursday in Zamfara State.

Isah Misau

Senator, Police IG face-off: Judge warns Attorney General against ‘frivolous’ arrest warrant

The judge advises prosecutors to employ civil means in subsequent actions.

Isaac Adewole on Monkeypox

UPDATED: Nigeria confirms three cases of Monkeypox

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, announced this Monday.

Bukola Saraki [Photo: Nigerian Pilot]

Saraki canvasses support against world’s ‘greatest enemy’

Mr. Saraki meets with the speaker of the Iranian parliament.

President Buhari

UPDATED: Buhari hosts young supporters in Villa

Three kids spent about 30 minutes with the president Monday morning.

Patrick Akpobolokemi, Former NIMASA Boss

Photo: today.ng

N2.6 billion fraud: Former NIMASA chief has case to answer, Court rules

Mr. Akpobolokemi was first arraigned in 2015.

Death toll from Somalia bomb attacks rises to 300 - Official

Death toll from Somalia bomb attacks rises to 300 – Official

The death toll could be higher as some people are still missing.

Kidnap kingpin, Evans, paraded by security operatives [Photo: Punch Newspapers]

Police dismiss Evans lawyer’s claim of extortion, sexual molestation

Police claim accusations are ‘diversionary.’

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

Presidency, AGF reply suit seeking Magu’s removal as EFCC boss

The Senate is peeved at the presidency’s fixation on Mr. Magu.

Charly Boy

Charly Boy group announces sit-outs to protest alleged corruption in Buhari’s government

The group says Mr. Buhari is treating corrupt officials with kid gloves.

John Odigie-Oyegun, APC Chairman

$5.5 billion loan: APC responds to PDP’s criticism

The APC lists projects the loan will cover. 

Death toll rises to 276 in Somalia explosion

Death toll rises to 276 in Somalia explosion

The government has declared three days of mourning.

Yemi-Osinbajo

Osinbajo criticises Nigerian churches for condoning corruption

They failed to speak against graft simply because those involved in graft had relationships with them, he said.

Nigeria Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

$25 billion claims in Kachikwu’s memo fabricated – Osinbajo

The presidency says monetary values cannot be associated to the contracts.

gani-adams

Gani Adams replaces MKO Abiola as Yoruba’s Aare Ona Kakanfo

Mr. Adams will be replacing late business mogul and politician, Moshood Abiola, who died in July 1998.

Netherlands Prime Minister, Mark Rutte

PHOTO: Netherlands Prime Minister rides bicycle to Royal Palace

A photo showed him locking his bicycle upon arrival at the palace.

mrs-dolapo-osinbajo

Osinbajo’s wife, ex-First Lady, others for gemstones exhibition

The event is being organised by the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development and its partners.