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Drones to deliver vaccines, blood, drugs across Ghana

The aim is for deliveries to arrive within 30 minutes.

Buhari commissions projects in Lagos

Mr Ambode thanked the federal government for its support for the projects.

ActionAid calls for extension of school feeding programmes to all pupils

ActionAid calls for extension of school feeding programmes to all pupils

The NGO also called for the construction of more classrooms.

Shiites stormed the main entrance of the legislative complex on Wednesday afternoon

Why we forced our way into NASS – Shiites

The Shiites stormed the main entrance of the legislative complex on Wednesday afternoon.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Senate will pass 2019 budget Tuesday – Saraki

Mr Saraki asked the Senate clerk to ensure all lawmakers got printed copies of the budget before Tuesday.

The House of Representative in Chamber ... members are notorious for budget mutilation

Reps adjourn abruptly as protesting Shiites reportedly storm NASS

Members of the Shiite IMN have held regular protests to demand the release of their leader since December 2015.

The Joint closed-door plenary of the House of Representatives and Senate

Senate observes minute silence for slain Briton, urges more security in troubled Taraba community

The action followed a point of order raised by Shehu Sani (Kaduna-PRP) who described the loss as unfortunate.

EFCC operatives

EFCC arrests Galaxy Transport owner over alleged N7bn Ponzi scheme

Mr Dalori was arrested for allegedly defrauding no fewer than 27,400 Nigerians to the tune of about N7 billion.

Court of Appeal Headquarters

2019 election petitions across Nigeria increase to 766

The number of petitions was initially 736 as of April 4.

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar (Photo Credit:

Atiku’s mother was from Jigawa, Centenarian, Dutse Emirate official say

He says Atiku Abubakar’s father met her in the village and later took her to Adamawa where their son was born.

Femi Gbajabiamila

Reps Speakership: Gbajabiamila should step down for me – APC lawmaker

She says zoning the position to the South-east will address the “demand for equity” from the zone.

Speaker Yakubu Dogara

Dogara replies Tinubu, accuses him of ‘wayward lust for power’

Mr Dogara accused the APC leader of having a “wayward lust for power” and promoting a “fascist agenda.”

Bomb takes of in Sri Lanka Church. [PHOTO CREDIT: Euronews]

ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings

The bombings were intended as retaliation for last month’s attack against Muslims in New Zealand, the Sri Lankan deputy defence minister said.

President Muhammadu Buhari with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Althani

Buhari receives Emir of Qatar

Mr Althani is visiting three years after Mr Buhari visited Qatar, the world’s largest producer of liquefied natural gas.

Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Is’haq Oloyede

UTME: 100 ‘cheats’ arrested nationwide, two CBT centres shut – JAMB

JAMB said the fraudsters were engaged in multiple registrations to facilitate impersonation during the examination.

Lai Mohammed

Corruption: Don’t judge us by number of convictions – FG

The minister says the Whistle Blower policy, for instance, helped in blocking corruption and recovery of looted funds.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Saraki challenges Tinubu over budget padding allegations

Mr Saraki says the APC leader is attacking him due to his (Saraki’s) opposition to his presidential aspirations.

Faye Mooney [Photo:]

Killing of Briton in Kaduna symptom of ‘failing nation’ — Shehu Sani

The senator says the North has lost its peace and its freedom under the reign of kidnappers and bandits.

Obasanjo’s community gets secondary school as sons bag chieftaincy titles

Two of Mr Obasanjo’s sons, Bisoye and Olubiyi, were among those honoured with local chieftaincy titles at the event.

Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH), Makurdi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Facebook account of BSUTH]

Major health stories last week

Hospital cuts prices for key medical services, new appointments, study results made the headlines in the week

Nigerian Customs Officials

Nigeria Customs generates N311.2bn revenue in three months

The Nigerian government had set a revenue target of N887 billion for the Customs in 2019.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Gov Yari condemns criticism of NAF, says villagers killed in Zamfara air strike are bandits

“As far as I am concerned and as the head of government in the state, l haven’t seen anything wrong done by the air force.”

Aisha Buhari

Aisha plans to establish ‘Muhammadu Buhari University’

The university would be established in collaboration with “partners from Sudan and Qatar”.

SSS Officials (Photo Credit: Guardian Nigeria)

SSS denies arrests over INEC server election results

The agency says reports on social media were false.


Buhari’s assent to minimum wage, another election promise fulfilled – APC.

“This is another solid demonstration of a President who matches his words with action.”