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Muhammadu Buhari

I’m ‘distressed, depressed’ by killings in Nigeria – Buhari

“It is not all Muslims that are against Christians and neither are all Christians against Muslims,” says Mr Buhari.

Journalists at the launching of the #ISupportFreePress campaign organised by Reboot, a social impact organisation advancing social justice, in partnership with PTCIJ

PTCIJ Documentary Premiere: Journalists in Abuja, Lagos call for press freedom

The short documentary is an exposition on the state of press freedom in the country at present.

Buhari receives UK’s Prince Charles

The two leaders are currently in a closed door meeting.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: The News (Nigeria)]

Buhari appoints new ICRC boss, nominates six for NBS board

The nominations were contained in letters read at Senate plenary Tuesday.

Dino Melaye

Court frowns as prosecution stalls Dino Melaye’s trial

The court adjourned the matter to December 5 and 13.

Nigerian Senate Chambers

Senate investigates diversion of N378billion NLNG dividend by Buhari’s govt

The federal government illegally diverted $1.05 billion to secretly fund subsidy payment on petroleum products.

House of Reps 3

BREAKING: Four APC Reps quit party

More members of the ruling party have defected in the last one month.


Atiku ‘committed to elimination of fuel subsidy process’

The Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate says the Buhari administration has mismanaged the fuel subsidy.

Doctors separate conjoined twins in Abuja hospital

How we successfully separated, stabilised conjoined twins – Nigerian surgeon

Unemployed father of the twins appeal to government for a job

Court of Appeal Headquarters

Presidential panel has no powers to prosecute suspects, seize properties, appeal court rules

The panel, upon conclusion of investigation, can only submit its report to the president.

Abuja Airport

Passengers protest at Abuja airport over faulty sound system

Passengers report cases of missed flights due to the failure.

Obiageli Ezekwesili

My priority if elected Nigerian President – Oby Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate also reacts to the Gates Foundation report on Nigeria.

Prince Charles and his wife, Princess Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwal

Prince Charles acknowledges UK role in horror of slave trade

The heir-to-the-British throne says the “atrocity left an indelible stain on the history of our world’’.

IGP Idris Ibrahim

Court punishes Police for prolonged detention of man accused of robbery at Magu’s residence

The suspect has been held since January and the family says he has been badly tortured.

Femi Falana

492 Shiites killed by Nigerian govt in four years — Falana

The lawyer asks for justice for victims of the extra-judicial killings.

Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow

Certificate Forgery: Adamawa lawmakers says won’t probe Governor Bindow

The lawmakers said the matter is already being heard by a court.

Bukola Saraki, Senate President

Senate reacts to PREMIUM TIMES report, vows probe of NLNG fund diversion

Senate President Saraki says he had been inundated by calls from Nigerians who wanted to know the position of the Senate on the matter.

L: Junaid Abdullahi

Buhari quietly appoints son-in-law as head of Border Agency

The appointment was neither announced by the Presidency nor the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

The senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani

Why APC senators refused to remove Saraki as senate president – Shehu Sani

The lawmaker says the ruling party does not have the number of lawmakers required to carry out its plan.

File photo of ASUU meeting with the Nigerian govt delegation prior to a warning strike

ASUU commences nationwide strike

ASUU declared the strike at the end of its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting late on Sunday.

Joint NLC, TUC, ULC nationwide protest over alleged recalcitrance of government and employers to pay adequate minimum wage, at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday (30/10/18). 05389/30/10/2018/Deborah Bada/BJO/NAN

Minimum Wage: NNPC assures of fuel supply as strike looms across Nigeria

The NNPC says it has enough petrol to last Nigeria at least 25 days.

Prince Charles and his wife, Princess Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwal

Prince Charles to address herdsmen attacks during Nigeria visit – Official

The British prince will arrive Nigeria with his wife.

From Left: Sunday Salako, 1st deputy president TUC, Musa Lawal, Secretary General TUC, Ayuba Wabba, NLC

Minimum Wage: Ignore court order, go ahead with strike, civil society group tells labour

JAF said the strike is the only way to get the government to accept the proposed minimum wage.

UN headquarters [Photo:]

UN reviews Nigeria’s human rights record, 13 other countries

The ultimate goal is to improve human rights situation for people around the globe.

Shiites Protesters

Stop justifying rights abuses, Amnesty tells Nigerian, U.S. govts

“Basic human rights are not subject to whims of world leaders,” the global agency tells the two governments.