Top News

Protesters occupy Amnesty International office

Amnesty International condemns increasing intimidation, arrests of Nigerian journalists

“There is an increasing climate of fear across newsrooms in Nigeria.”

Arik Air

I thrice boarded Arik aircraft without functioning AC – Senator

Each time, flight officials in the aircraft told him they were supposed to have serviced the plane.

Senator Ali Ndume

Ndume blames NASS leadership for budget delay

The House of Representatives has started debate on the general principles of the budget.

Alex Badeh in court Photo: DailyPost

Ex-CDS Badeh laid to rest in Abuja

Mr Badeh was shot dead on the Keffi-Abuja Expressway on December 18, 2018, when returning from his farm.

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau

It was ‘difficult’ working with ex-IGP Idris – Dambazau

Mr Dambazau called for a better working relationship between the police and his ministry

Prof. Isaac Adewole. Minister of Health

Nigeria signs N2.6 trn support agreement from Global Fund to tackle Tuberculosis, AIDS

The minister says TB now ranks as the ninth leading cause of death, ranking above AIDS.

Modibbo Tukur (Photo Credit: The Nation)

Senate confirms Modibbo Tukur as NIFU pioneer Director

The Senate had on March 7, 2018, passed the NFIU Bill.

APC Sokoto Presidential rally (photo credit: twitter@Bashir Ahmad)

Buhari, APC campaign train departs Sokoto for Kebbi

The president and APC leaders addressed a rally in Sokoto on Wednesday

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Electoral bill: Why the National Assembly could not override Buhari’s veto – Saraki

Mr Buhari, for the fourth time, refused to assent the electoral bill in December.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Against its rule, Senate holds plenary without quorum

The session is against the Senate’ standing order which stipulates that a one-third of its members is required, to form a quorum.

Nigerians tasked to demand good goverance accountability from leaders

Survey of development performance in Nigeria ranks Osun top

Anambra and Lagos tied for second position as indicators revealed generally poor development performance of Nigeria.

IDPs used to illustrate the story.

80,000 displaced from North-east Nigeria since November – UN

A recent upsurge in clashes between non-state armed groups and the state security forces is forcing UN agencies and their partners to reassess the needs on the ground.

Godwin-Emefiele

2019: Don’t drag Nigeria back to SAP era, CBN governor tells Atiku

The CBN official picks holes in Mr Abubakar’s proposed economic thrust.

Ike Ekweremadu, PDP, Deputy Senate President

Why northern leaders fear restructuring – Ekweremadu

Mr Ekweremadu explains how the north can be persuaded to support restructuring.

Sacked Executive Secretary, TETFund, Abdullahi Baffa,

Why Buhari reinstated TETFund boss he sacked in 2016 – Nigerian Govt

Mr Bogoro was reinstated on Monday, over two years after he was kicked out of the agency

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Why 36 Governors will work for Buhari`s re-election – NGF Chairman

The NGF chair says governors across the federation will rather vote for Mr Buhari even if they belong to opposition political parties

The Nigeria Air Force in Nguroje

Major shake up in Nigeria Air Force, 72 senior officers redeployed

The newly posted and redeployed senior officers are expected to take over their new offices not later than January 25.

File photo of Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) protesting over non-implementation of the new minimum wage workers, in Calabar on Tuesday (8/1/19). 00198/8/1/2019/George Odok/JMH/NAN

Minimum Wage: ULC, TUC, NLC reject N27,000; hold crucial meetings

The National Council of State adopted the N27,000 on Tuesday.

Senator Dino Melaye on hospital bed

Again, Court grants Melaye bail

Police accuse Mr Melaye of resisting arrest.

President Muhammadu Buhari

INEC will deliver credible elections, Buhari assures EU election observers

The observers promise to be neutral in their mission.

Members of the House of Reps

Reps reject committee report on Atiku’s firm, Intels

The House had in 2017 set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate and ascertain if due process was followed in the termination of contract between NPA and Intels.

President Muhammadu Buhari presiding over the Council of State meeting

Council of State endorses INEC preparations for General Elections

The council also observed a minute silence for late president Shehu Shagari.

Chairperson of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mrs Mata Banki (R) addressing workers over non-implementation of the new minimum wage for workers, in Kaduna on Tuesday (8/1/19).

NLC rejects N27,000 minimum wage

The Congress says it has called an emergency National Executive Council meeting for Friday.

File photo of DPR Officials sealing a filling station

DPR generates N1.3trn as revenue, $200m from ‘legacy indebtedness’ in 2018

An official explains how DPR is working ‘assiduously’ to shore up government revenue.

Jerry Gana

SDP youth wing gives party 24 hours to present Jerry Gana as presidential candidate

The party leadership is split over court declaration of Jerry Gana as the candidate