Nigerian Army officer fighting Boko Haram commits suicide
The officer was on deployment against Boko Haram in the North-east.
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.
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.
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.
OAU dismisses professor involved in sex-for-mark scandal
Professor Richard Akindele had been suspended by the university earlier.
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.
Saraki addresses Russian parliament, seeks stronger ties between both countries
The senate president visits Russia.
Another top contender for APC national chairmanship withdraws
In his statement, heendorsed another former Edo governor, Adams Oshiomhole, for the APC chairmanship.
Buhari opens up, accuses National Assembly of ‘padding’ 2018 budget
The president explains how lawmakers unilaterally increased their own funds by N14.5 billion.
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.
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.”
UK regrets U.S. withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council
“Britain’s support for the Human Rights Council remains steadfast.”
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.
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.
Tragedy as truck consignment falls on vehicles in Lagos
The tragic incident happened Tuesday night around Ojuelegba bridge.
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.