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Nigerian Army officers fighting Boko Haram

Nigerian Army officer fighting Boko Haram commits suicide

The officer was on deployment against Boko Haram in the North-east.

APC Secretariat

APC Convention: Badaru to meet 48 aspirants

About 6800 delegates across the country are expected to participate in the exercise.

Adams Oshiomhole

APC Chairmanship: Oshiomhole vows party supremacy over Buhari, others

He condemns the promotion of ethnic and religious matters by major political parties in the country.

House of Reps

2018 Budget: Reps fail to explain why National Assembly budget rose to N139.5 billion

The lawmakers merely claim the budget figure is small compared to past years.

IDPs used to illustrate the story.

Nigeria plans repatriation of over 91,000 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon July

Over 22,000 refugees registered by UNHCR with 1.7 million Nigerians displaced by the insurgency says an official.

Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos

U.S. deports 34 Nigerians over various offences

”Deportees, profiled at the airport and allowed to depart to their various destinations.”

Richard Akindele

OAU dismisses professor involved in sex-for-mark scandal

Professor Richard Akindele had been suspended by the university earlier.

Court of Appeal Headquarters

Buhari approves 12 new judges for Appeal Court, 16 for High Court (FULL LIST)

The justices of the Court of Appeal will be sworn-in on June 22.

Former National Caretaker Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ahmed Makarfi.

Makarfi visits Plateau, vows to unseat Buhari

The ex-PDP chairman explains what he has to offer Nigerians.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Federation Council of the Russian Federation at the invitation of its Chairperson, H.E. Valentina Matviyenko.

Saraki addresses Russian parliament, seeks stronger ties between both countries

The senate president visits Russia.

Gambo Jimeta

Ex-IGP Gambo Jimeta not dead, Family clarifies

A source very close to the family had initially informed us of the reported death leading to our earlier story.

National Assembly

Budget 2018: National Assembly replies Buhari

The president accused the lawmakers of manipulating the budget

From left: National Women Leader of APC, Hajiya Ramatu Aliyu; Vice President Yemi Osibanjo; President Muhammadu Buhari; APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun; and Gov. Aminu Bello-Masari of Katsina, during the APC National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja on Tuesday (27/3/18). 01788/27/3/2018/Hogan Bassey/BJO/NAN

Another top contender for APC national chairmanship withdraws

In his statement, heendorsed another former Edo governor, Adams Oshiomhole, for the APC chairmanship.

President Muhammadu Buhari signing the 2018 Appriation Bill into law at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday (20/6/18) 03267/20/6/2018/Callistus Ewelike/NAN

Buhari opens up, accuses National Assembly of ‘padding’ 2018 budget

The president explains how lawmakers unilaterally increased their own funds by N14.5 billion.

Senator Peter Nwaoboshi

Trial of Nigerian senator, Nwaoboshi, begins

The Delta lawmaker is accused of money laundering.

President-Muhammadu-Buhari

Buhari signs 2018 budget

The budget was passed on May 16.

File photo of IPOB members demonstrate in Onitsha. [Photo credit: NAN]

BIAFRA: IPOB resumes referendum bid, ‘prints 40 million ballot papers’

While the Federal Government has proscribed IPOB and labelled it a terrorist organization the U.S. government has said it does not see IPOB as such.

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UN tasks Nigeria on stigmatisation of ‘Boko Haram wives, children’

“There’s a convention on the rights of the child that protect these children and more needs to be done.”

Boris Johnson

UK regrets U.S. withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council

“Britain’s support for the Human Rights Council remains steadfast.”

Cattle

Anti-Grazing Law: Defence minister’s comments personal opinion, not federal govt’s – Audu Ogbeh

The laws were enacted after several states suffered deadly violence often blamed on herdsmen.

Truck carrying plywood or Ojuelegba bridge. [Photo credit: BBC.com]

Two die in Lagos truck accident

The accident occurred on Tuesday night.

Syrian refugees used to illustrate the story.

68.5 million people displaced globally – UNHCR

More than two thirds of all refugees worldwide originated from only a handful of countries.

APC Secretariat

Convention: Anxiety in APC over “Unity List” of aspirants

The unity List is believed to contain the names of preferred candidates of the leaders of the APC.

LASEMA

Tragedy as truck consignment falls on vehicles in Lagos

The tragic incident happened Tuesday night around Ojuelegba bridge.

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

N1.6 trillion released for capital projects in 2017 budget – Adeosun

About a third of the capital releases went to the ministry of power, works and housing.