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Shehu Gabam, National Secretary, SDP

2019: SDP expresses doubt over INEC’s preparedness for general elections

Party says conduct of recent elections and security situation of Nigeria darken prospects of next year’s polls.

House of Reps

FOR THE RECORD: House report indicting Osinbajo, NEMA boss

The House wants the director general of NEMA fired.

File photo of Shiite protesters

Death toll in Shiites Abuja killings up by 10 — Group

The sect vows to continue its demand for the release of Mr El-Zakzaky.

Senator Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani tackles Buhari, Jonathan over ‘politicised’ N-Power, SURE-P

N-Power is a repackaged SURE-P program that only encourages the culture of social dependency on state handouts, the lawmaker says.

Aminu Kano Airport. [Photo credit: thepost]

FAAN aviation security personnel to start bearing arms in three months — Minister

The minister explains why airport personnel need weapons to carry out their duties.

President Muhammadu Buhari discussing with Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige during the submission of the report of the Tripartite Committee on the National Minimium Wage at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (6/11/18)

Buhari won’t decide new minimum wage figure until passage by National Assembly — Presidency

The president denies endorsing N30,000 as the new rate.

Tanzanian immigration authorities detained CPJ Sub-Saharan Africa Representative Muthoki Mumo, left, and Africa Program Coordinator Angela Quintal in Dar es Salaam on November 7. (CPJ)

Detained CPJ staffers released in Tanzania

“Angela Quintal and Muthoki Mumo travelled to Tanzania to understand the challenges facing the Tanzanian press.”

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Buhari declares state of emergency on water, sanitation

President Buhari described statistics on open defecation, access to piped water services and sanitation in the country as ”disturbing”.

smuggled military truck

One killed as Customs apprehend smuggled military truck – Official

The official explains that some persons tried to stop the customs officials.

House of Reps

Bill seeking to remove age as employment condition gets Reps support

The new law will ensure that no Nigerian job seeker is disqualified from government employment on the basis of age.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Senate constitutes committee to probe alleged politicisation of Buhari’s intervention programmes

A senator had alleged the social intervention scheme was being used as a campaign tool for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari


Kaduna court denies El-Zakzaky bail

NAN also reports that journalists were not allowed to go into the court during the proceedings.


Benue Killings: Again, ECOWAS court postpones judgment

The court notes the judgement could not be delivered because judges assigned had resigned.

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi

“95 per cent of states can’t pay N30, 000 minimum wage” – Ebonyi Gov

The tripartite committee on the review of the National Minimum Wage recommended N30,000 in its report submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna, Kwara governors speak on proposed national minimum wage, demand review of nation’s laws

The governors say they have increased IGR in their states


NNPC pays N128.4 bn into federation account

The Corporation says between August 2017 and August 2018, the federation and JV received the sum of N879.02billion and N651.4billion.

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Police sack drunk officer in Lagos, orders closure of beer parlours

The officer was apprehended at a police squadron base in Ikeja, where he served as the command provost.

Atiku Abubakar [Photo: THISDAYLIVE]

Minimum Wage: Why Buhari cannot be trusted – Atiku

Mr Abubakar questions the funds accruing to the president and vice president as wages.


Nigeria has been ruled by ‘morons’ — Sowore

The AAC presidential candidate says “a man who is looking for his certificate at 76 is an idiot”.

Nigerian Senate Chambers

Senate cuts 2018 budgets of 30 agencies, reallocates funds to 2019 election (FULL LIST)

Half of the N242 billion budget will come from service wide votes.

Nigerian senate chambers

Senators criticise Police for declaring attack on Ekweremadu ‘mere burglary’

The deputy Senate president threatens to release the CCTV of the attack.

Nigerian Senate

Senate probes claim govt intervention fund spent on Buhari’s re-election

A senator said the fund had been “politicised”

From left: Members of the Code of Conduct Bureau: Mr Ubolo Okpanachi; Mr Emmanuel Atta and Mr Murtala Kankia taking Oath of Office before President Muhammadu Buhari during the Federal Executive Council Meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday (7/11/18) 05583/07/11/2018/Callistus Ewelike/NAN

Buhari swears in Code of Conduct Bureau, Population Commission appointees

The appointees were screened and cleared by the Senate last month.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency denies Buhari endorsed N30,000 minimum wage

Mr Buhari on Tuesday received the report of a tripartite committee from its chairperson, Amal Pepple.

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UN condemns kidnap of students, staff in Cameroon

“There can be no justification for these crimes against civilians, particularly minors.”