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Muhammadu Buhari talking

Buhari vows to fight anyone against Nigeria’s peace, unity

He says his objective in public office is to make the country better.

Representatives from the 5 PAS states (Kaduna, Kano, Lagos, Niger and Taraba)

Experts task health CSOs to advocate more on family planning

They spoke at a dialogue on health organised by development Research and Project Centre (dRPC)

President Muhammadu Buhari

Court validates Buhari’s Executive Order to seize properties linked to corruption

The order empowers the AGF to liaise with relevant agencies to temporarily seize properties linked with corruption.

Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria requires $1trn to modernise energy infrastructure – Osinbajo

The official also says Nigeria’s contributions to the Paris Climate Protocol were robust.

Abubakar Lado

Police release detained Nigerian lawmaker

The lawmaker was arrested during the recent APC primaries.

VP Yemi Osinbajo off to UK [Photo: The Whistler NG]

Osinbajo off to UK, to speak at Oxford University Friday

At the event, Mr Osinbajo will also be inaugurating the International Advisory Board (IAB) of Oxford University’s African Studies Centre.

Nigerian Senate

Senate confirms 22 NPC commissioners, rejects one

The lawmakers withheld the confirmation of Abdulmalik Durnguwa (Kaduna)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

How to solve Nigeria’s unemployment problem – Obasanjo

Mr Obasanjo spoke in Ile-Ife after a meeting earlier in the day with Atiku Abubakar of the PDP

L-R Olusegun Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar [Photo: @SaharaReporters]

2019: Atiku, Obasanjo in closed-door meeting

Atiku Abubakar is seeking Olusegun Obasanjo’s support for his presidential ambition.

António Guterres

‘End death penalty now’, UN chief urges countries

The UN envoy noted the majority of executions today are carried out in China, Pakistan, Iraq, Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Participants at a one day meeting on updates to states on new national family planning policies and policy directions and update from states on family planning situation and innovations in Abuja on Thursday.

LIVE UPDATES: dRPC, Nigeria’s health ministry, others discuss gender issues in family planning

In spite of obvious merits, 87 per cent of women in Nigeria or their partners do not use modern or traditional contraceptives.

Reps set for showdown with IGP over detention of lawmaker

The House says its member, Abubakar Lado, has been in detention for three days against the constitutional prescription.

Muhammadu Buhari

2019: Senate committee approves Buhari’s N242 billion virement request

The committee’s decision will be laid before the full house for consideration at plenary on Thursday.

President-Muhammadu-Buhari speaking

Buhari signs new Executive Order to collect taxes on foreign assets of Nigerians

Nigerian taxpayers who hold offshore assets and income are expected to, within a period of 12 months, declare voluntarily those assets and pay taxes on them.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

APC dares INEC, vows to submit candidates for Zamfara election

Adams Oshiomhole replies a letter by INEC on Zamfara.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a meeting with APC Governors. [Photo credit: Official twitter handle of Bashir Ahmaad]

2019: APC governors meet Buhari, strategise on campaign to defeat Atiku, others

The governors say in 2019, they will not engage in abuse, but on issues affecting Nigerians.

President Muhammadu Buhari speaking

2019 Election Budget: Buhari writes Senate again, wants all N242bn taken from 2018 budget

President Buhari had earlier written to the Senate in July on the budget.

National Assembly Complex

Electoral amendment bill passes second reading as senators review, consider Buhari’s concerns

Lawmakers direct committee to report back with the bill Tuesday.

Central bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Senate confirms CBN Deputy Governor, AMCON Chairman Banire

Muiz Banire was confirmed as AMCON chairman.

Dr. Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma, Chairman of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM) Innoson Group. [Photo credit: YouTube]

Innoson Controversy: EFCC talks tough, vows to arrest Innocent Chukwuma

A judge struck out a suit by EFCC against Innocent Chukwuma.

Four abducted oil workers in Bayelsa regain freedom

An official says the victims were freed following ”pressure from the troops”

UNILAG STUDENTS

Sex-for Mark: Unlike OAU, LASU, UNILAG keeps mum on allegation against professor

The university has refused to make known if it has taken further steps on the allegations.

Federal Secretariat Complex, Abuja

Nigerian govt proposes N24,000 minimum wage; states N20,000; NLC wants N30,000 – Ngige

The government says it did not agree to N30,000.

Mr Innoson Chukwuma, chairman of Innoson Motors.

GTBank vs Innoson: Court strikes out case against Innocent Chukwuma

The industrialist was being prosecuted by the EFCC.

Speaker Yakubu Dogara

Dogara swears in new Rep member

Like the new lawmaker, the deceased was a member of the All Progressives Congress.