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Strike: Nigerian govt goes tough on labour unions; vows no work, no pay

The government also said it would not allow public workers lead labour unions forever.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

2019: More trouble for APC as court restrains party from fielding candidates in Delta

Two factions are fighting for control of the party in the state.

Nigerian Army on patrol in Borno, Boko Haram

Missing General: Nigerian Army parades 13 suspects

Mr Alkali, the immediate past Chief of Administration, Army Headquarters, Abuja, was declared missing on September 3.

Atiku Abubakar [Photo: THISDAYLIVE]

Atiku promises women, youth 40% cabinet positions

Mr Abubakar says Nigeria under President Buhari is now the world headquarters for extreme poverty.

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

How Nigerian agency wasted N2.5 billion on failed contracts, fraudulent approvals, others – Audit Report

The auditor-general asked that some of the money be refunded to the government.

Dr Iniobong Essien, Commissioner for Environment, Akwa Ibom State

Akwa Ibom commissioner arrested over Buhari, Atiku billboards

APC says there was an attempt to mount Atiku Abubakar’s billboard at a spot President Buhari’s own was rejected.


N22.6bn Entitlements: Nigeria Airways pensioners lament tedious verification procedure

About 5968 former workers are expected to be verified before the exercise closes in October.

File photo of the #NotTooYoungToRun protesters shutting down the National Assembly gate

2019: How major parties edged out young aspirants – Group

The movement decries imposition of candidates and manipulation of the primaries.

Nigerian Senate

Senate rejects 39-year-old as Code of Conduct Bureau member

Two other nominees were also rejected while the chairman was confirmed.

Supreme Court of Nigeria

National Judicial Council speaks on corruption allegation against Supreme Court nominee

The court says the judge had been probed.


Ibori loses appeal against UK graft conviction

He received a 13-year jail sentence of which he served half, as is common in the British system.

Chambers of the Nigerian Senate used to illustrate the story.

UPDATED: NNPC explains ‘subsidy,’ says $1.05bn revolving fund with CBN

Mr Ughamadu says a $1.05 billion revolving fund approved by the National Assembly at the heat of the last fuel supply crisis in the country is what is in existence.

Someone using a computer used to illustrate the story.

Internet connectivity triples in Africa amid rising cybercrime – AU

The first African forum on cybercrime is expected to focus on cybercrime policies and national legislations.

Labour leader, Joe Ajaero

Minimum Wage: Labour won’t sign agreement less than N30,000 – Ajaero

The labour leader says ”N24,000 can never be the new Minimum Wage for workers.”

Hauwa Liman, a staff of the Red Cross kidnapped and killed by Boko Haram (Photo Credit: Vanguard)

Boko Haram: UN, #BBOG, CAN condemn killing of Hauwa Liman

Hauwa Liman was killed after a deadline given by the terror group elapsed, on Monday.

Hauwa Liman killed by Boko Haram (Photo Credit: ICRC)

Boko Haram: Buhari speaks with murdered Hauwa Liman’s family

Mr Buhari also speaks with the president of the ICRC, Peter Maurer.

President-Muhammadu-Buhari speaking

Again, Buhari assures of free, fair elections in 2019

The president says the elections will usher Nigeria into another clime of maturity, peace and unity.

Kayode Fayemi swearing-in ceremony

Fayemi takes over in Ekiti, vows to probe Fayose

Mr Fayemi lists agriculture, social investment, infrastructural development and entrenching knowledge economy as the focus of his administration

National Assembly Complex

2019 Elections: Confusion as Senate, Reps approve ‘different’ sums for INEC, security agencies

The two chambers of the National Assembly debated and approved budgets for INEC and five security departments on Tuesday.

Nigerian Senate

Senators at loggerheads over $3.5 billion NNPC subsidy fund

The senators say the billion dollar fund is managed by the NNPC without appropriation

Nigerian senate chambers

Insecurity: Saraki ignores call to summon police IG to Senate

In less than a month, earlier this year, Mr Idris snubbed invitations by the senate thrice

Festus Keyamo

Nigerian govt paying for ‘premium’, not subsidy – Keyamo

Mr Keyamo says the government is “putting Nigeria on the path of economic recovery and growth”.

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

Lawyers appeal ruling validating Buhari’s Executive Order

According to the applicants, the travel ban is a deliberate attempt to usurp the powers of the courts of law and a deviation from democracy.

Atiku Abubakar shaking hands with Bukola Saraki {Sahara Reporters]

Saraki emerges Atiku campaign director

Aminu Tambuwal, Ibrahim Dankwambo, David Umahi, Samuel Ortom, Nyesom Wike and Ayo Fayose are zonal coordinators.

Boko HAram

UPDATED: Boko Haram: Amnesty International, Saraki, condemn killing of Red Cross worker

Another kidnapped aid worker, Saifura Khorsa, was killed in September.