Senate to compel AMCON to pay Arik’s N13 billion debt
AMCON took over Arik in February, 2017 over a N135 billion debt.
#Shithole: What we told Nigerian govt about Trump’s remarks — U.S. Embassy
Top diplomats from the two countries held talks behind closed doors Monday afternoon.
2018 Budget: Nigerian govt to spend nearly N500 billion on ‘waste’ — Report
Examples include cleaning and fumigation services, computer software acquisition, and planning and development of nuclear power plant infrastructure.
Governor Emmanuel moves against Akpabio, sacks Akwa Ibom SSG
The government appoints a new SSG, Emmanuel Ekuwem.
#Shithole: Nigerian govt summons U.S. Ambassador over Trump’s remarks
Nigeria follows other African nations to demand further explanation about Mr. Trump’s disparaging comments.
‘In the name of God, accommodate your countrymen’, Buhari begs Benue leaders
Amid growing outrage over the Benue killings, Mr. Buhari assures perpetrators will face justice.
Herders, farmers conflict capable of breaking up Nigeria – Coomassie
The former Police IG blames state governors for banning open grazing.
Patience Jonathan blocks EFCC’s move to seize N7.35 billion, $8.5 million
The monies are held in 15 bank accounts.
INEC presents registration certificate to Socialist Party of Nigeria
The party says it was on a struggle for a socialist transformation of Nigeria and vows to field candidates in 2019 to test its electoral capacity.
Buhari has clear plans to end herders/farmers clashes – El-Rufa’i
The governor says the recent donation of $1 billion from Excess Crude Account by state governors was for the purchase military equipment to support the armed forces in securing the country.
No land for cattle colonies in our state, Benue leaders tell Buhari
“Other states may have, but we don’t have in Benue State.”
NYSC moves Taraba, Benue corps members to Kogi for orientation camp
Registration for the corps members will commence on January 19.
Again, court orders Police to unseal Peace Corps headquarters
The court says the continuous siege to the office is illegal.
NUT names 10 ‘chronic’ state debtors; directs teachers not to resume in affected states
The union says the states have refused to pay is members despite bailouts..
How SSS tricked sick El-Zakzaky to appear before media — Falana
The lawyer discloses the serious health condition of Mr. El-Zakzaky’s wife.
Why we support field trials of genetically modified cassava in Nigeria – Scientist
Critics say the introduction of GMOs is unhealthy.
Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara; to meet Benue leaders
The meeting with the National Assembly leaders was held late on Sunday night.
Two years after allegedly compromising trial of rape suspect, police fail to act
The police stay action on the controversial release of the rape suspect.
El-Zakzaky: You are alive, not well, lawyer tells detained Shi’ite leader
The lawyer calls for the release of the detained cleric.
Shiites dismiss El-Zakzaky’s media interview, insist on release of cleric
The Shiite cleric was presented to some media outlets handpicked by the State Security Service Saturday.