Reps threaten to boycott budget presentation over minister’s comments
Mr Udoma was quoted as saying that members of the National Assembly were behind the delay in the presentation of the 2019 budget.
South Africa: Former President Zuma to pay back legal fees
The legal fees come to more than R15 million (about N386 million)
2019: I’ll reward hard work, loyalty this time — Buhari
The president said some individuals and organisations might be feeling disappointed because the party has not been able to please everyone.
UPDATED: EFCC arrests surety as Fidelity Bank MD allegedly jumps bail
The bank chief was initially granted administrative bail by the EFCC.
Reps condemn sale of birth certificates, orders population commission to make refunds
Lawmakers say relevant Nigerian law says birth registration is free.
Ex-Skye bank chief who donated N2bn to PDP campaign to be arraigned for fraud
Skye Bank’s operating license was eventually revoked by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in September.
African Union workers sexually harassing interns, youth volunteers – Report
An investigation found 44 cases of alleged sexual harassment and that young women were being “exploited for sex in exchange for jobs.”
N254 million bribe: Arraignment of Jide Omokore, Akwa Ibom senator stalled again
The duo are facing a 14-count charge brought against them by the EFCC.
Alexis Sanchez, Osun elections others top 2018 Google Searches in Nigeria
“This year’s most searched news event was the Osun elections.”
FG to extend free healthcare to Nigerians over 60 years, establish regional geriatric centres – Buhari
The president says the extension would complement that of state governments already providing free healthcare services to under fives and women
Senate confirms Festus Keyamo, others as NDIC members
A nominee, Garba Buba, was not confirmed because he did not show up for screening
INEC signs MoU with road transport unions to use commercial vehicles for 2019 elections
The electoral commission says it needs over 100,000 vehicles to move personnel and materials on election days
2019: Obasanjo not to be taken seriously anymore – Presidency
The president’s aide said “the slightest wind can make Mr Obasanjo change his mind again.”
Kwara Boat Mishap: Senate calls for construction of Lafiagi-Niger road
The lawmakers mandated the National Inland Waterways Agency (NIWA) to enforce the use of life jackets by passengers
Electoral Act: APC Reps will stop override of Buhari’s veto – Gbajabiamila
The House Leader said the APC members would not be part of any move to override the president
Jonathan mischaracterised Obama in new book – U.S. govt
Mr Jonathan had accused former US president, Barack Obama, of displaying an unusual level of bias ahead of Nigeria’s presidential election in 2015.
The Convergence (Day 3): 400 young candidates gather in Abuja (LIVE UPDATES)
Today is the final day of the three-day event which commenced Monday.
FULL TEXT: Details of 2019 election peace accord presidential candidates signed
There are 91 registered political parties in the country, but it was not clear how many parties signed the accord.
INTERVIEW: Abdulsalami Abubakar speaks on Atiku, Ezekwesili, others’ absence at peace accord signing
The committee chairman says there is still room for those absent to sign the accord.
Dasuki challenges Nigerian govt’s right to continue prosecution despite disobeying court order
The accused wants the government to obey a court order for his release.
Police Recruitment: Over 104,000 apply for 10,000 slots in 12 days
Niger State has the highest number of applications of 7,985 while Bayelsa has the lowest with 347.