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Paul Usoro

Paul Usoro emerges new NBA President

The elections was characterised by “massive vote buying, vote capture, rigging and a skewed process,” a candidate said.

Nigerian college lecturer accused of certificate racketeering in police net

“The lecturer involved has already spent a month in detention.”

U.S. Embassy Abuja

U.S. Embassy to resume suspended consular services in Abuja August 24

The embassy temporarily suspended its consular services in Abuja on August 15 due to reasons it said were beyond its control.

ARam Market in Tudun Wada Kaduna

Eid-el-Kabir: Saraki, Atiku, Ugwuanyi, APC, PDP, others send goodwill messages

The Eid-el-Kabir celebration holds Tuesday and Wednesday,

Court stops DSTV from increasing subscription fees

In July, MultiChoice Nigeria via DSTV announced new monthly subscription rates.

U.S. Embassy Abuja

Eid-el-Kabir: U.S. Embassy advises citizens on security, shuts operations in Lagos, Abuja

The embassy says security measures in Nigeria remain heightened due to threats posed by extremist groups.

Pic.19. President Muhammadu Buhari signing executive order number 6 at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday (5/7/18). 03616/5/7/2018/Sumaila Ejiga/JAU/NAN

Buhari signs Accession to International Cocoa Agreement – Presidency

The president signed the document on Monday at the State House, Abuja

NECO releases June /July examination results

The official says 20,181 candidates were involved in examination malpractice.

Gunmen kill Nigerian Catholic Priest

Mr Akawu was the first indigenous priest of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari receives President of the Senate, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki accompanied by The Speaker of the Federal House Representatives Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 7 2018

Saraki replies Tinubu, says Buhari forced him out of APC

Mr Saraki accuses Mr Tinubu of tolerating Mr Buhari for the sake of preserving his presidential ambition in 2023.

SARS

SARS reforms inadequate, police overhaul required – Groups

Nigeria’s vice president last week ordered the IGP to review the operations of SARS.

Auditor-General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine [Photo Credit: Independent Newspapers Nigeria]

Auditor-General reveals Nigerian agency ‘notorious’ for disregarding accountability issues

The auditor-general says the agency’s disregard “is dangerous and should not be allowed.

MusiciYinka Ayefele’s radio station demolished in Ibadanan Yinka Ayefele’s radio station demolished in Ibadan

NBA, Atiku, PDP condemn demolition of Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM

Yinka Ayefele’s Music House was demolished on Sunday.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Senate President Bukola Saraki

Saraki, not Buhari responsible for late presentation of INEC budget – Presidency

The INEC budget for 2019 elections was submitted last month by Mr Buhari to the National Assembly.

Bukola Saraki, Senate President

Senator calls for probe of National Assembly’s budget under Saraki

“I call for a forensic audit of the finances of the parliament which has been thoroughly messed up under the President of the Senate.”

Premium Times

Police didn’t pressure our reporter to implicate Saraki — PREMIUM TIMES

The newspaper lampoons the security agency for believing a false report.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Defection: 252 aides abandon Tambuwal, pledge loyalty to APC – Ex-Official

“We are bonafide members of APC and our position has always remained same.”

Senate President Bukola Saraki and former president, OLusegun Obasanjo. [PHoto credit: THISDAY]

Nigeria Politics Last Week: PDP presidential aspirants visit Obasanjo amidst calls for Saraki’s resignation

There were no news of major defections by elected officers last week.

Saudi Arabia

Ban unemployed Nigerians from travelling to Saudi Arabia, Envoys urges FG

”I have sent a letter through the Foreign Affairs Ministry for government to ban such people from coming here.”

MusiciYinka Ayefele’s radio station demolished in Ibadanan Yinka Ayefele’s radio station demolished in Ibadan

THROWBACK: I see no reason to demolish Yinka Ayefele’s station – Governor Ajimobi

“Without any equivocation, I must confess that this radio station is the best in Oyo State.”

Ram Market

Sallah: Ram dealers lament low patronage

Dealers and buyers speak on the prices of rams.

Yusuf Lasun

I won’t leave APC – House of Reps Deputy Speaker

The deputy speaker also speaks on the Osun primary election

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

INEC official, eight others rescued from kidnappers

The police described the rescue as a “great breakthrough.”

Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan: Jonathan, Atiku, Tinubu, Gambari honour late UN scribe

“He fought for the interest of Africa and humanity in general.”

Cross section of leaders of PDP leaders

Why we won’t form coalition with APC, PDP – ADP

“PDP ruled for 16 years and had their bad days but there was no time two leading government agencies will be fighting without the president intervening.”