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Holding Cell at Ikoyi prison

Controller speaks on Kaduna Correctional Centre riot

There was an uproar at the Kaduna Central Correctional Centre on Tuesday.

Zainab Ahmed

N280bn released so far for capital projects in 2020 — Nigerian govt

The minister disclosed that $220 million has also been released as counterpart funding for railway projects in the country.

Kano on map

Gunmen kill two persons in Kano – Police

The two persons were killed in Bagwai town of Kano State on Monday night.

NPA Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman

Nigerians angry over Ports Authority’s shocking flight rates to staff

A leaked memo shows details of how the NPA management approved different sums for domestic air travels around the country.

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter.

Insurgency: Nigeria procures two new fighter helicopters – Chief of Air Staff

The Chief of Staff says Nigeria will acquire more fighter helicopters in February.

Supreme Court says Hope Uzodinma should replace Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo State

Supreme Court sacks Imo governor Ihedioha

The seven-member panel of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice Tanko Muhammad gave the unanimous decision.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

LIST: Lagos State Commissioners and Special Advisers – 2019 — 2023

The Lagos commissioners and special advisers were sworn in on August 20 by Governor Jide Sanwo-Olu

SGF Boss Mustapha

PROFILE: Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of Nigeria

Mr Mustapha, a politician from Adamawa State, served Mr Buhari during his first term. He has been reappointed.


UCL: Messi progresses with Barcelona, Ronaldo crashes out with Juventus

The Spanish champions will face either Liverpool or Porto in the semifinals of the competition.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Three abducted INEC ad-hoc staff in Katsina regain freedom — Police

Efforts are ongoing to arrest the hoodlums, the police say.

Nigerian journalist, Peter Nkanga, selected for 2019 Jamal Khashoggi Award for Courageous Journalism

The award is administered by the US-based Inti Raymi Fund, a global human rights foundation.

PDP presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar. [PHOTO CREDIT: Twitter handle of Atiku Abubakar]

Atiku wins 11 of Ondo’s 18 LGs, set to win in state

Atiku Abubakar is set to be declared winner in Ondo State

voters standing in queue

At Saraki’s polling unit, late arrival of materials worry voters

Voters decry the delay

President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidential aides transfer polling units to Daura

Mr Buhari gave the directive in order not to disenfranchise those whose duties demand that they are with him all the time.

TraderMoni in Bodija and Oje Market in Ibadan by Novo Isioro

Thugs disrupt TraderMoni scheme in Ilorin

Calm was restored with the intervention of the police.

Nigerian Senate

Senate to investigate NNPC, IOCs’ alleged boycott of Nigeria pipe manufacturer

“We are surprised that we have such an internationally certified company here in Nigeria.”

Nigerian military chiefs, politicians, and contractors are believed to have stolen more than N3.1 trillion through arms procurement contracts.

INVESTIGATION: When Generals Turn Bandits: Inside the massive corruption in Nigeria’s security contracting

Nigerian military chiefs, politicians, and contractors are believed to have stolen more than N3.1 trillion through arms security contracts.

Buhari appoints new SGF, sacks Babachir Lawal, NIA DG, Ayodele Oke

Messrs Lawal and Oke were accused of corruption.

U.S. President, Donald Trump

U.S. gives Russia 48 hours to close three missions

US ‘prepared to take further actions.’

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President Buhari

JUST IN: Buhari returns to Nigeria today – Presidency

The president is set to return after over 100 days in London for medical treatment.

NDDC reacts to corruption allegation, defends car purchases

The Niger Delta intervention agency denies corruption charge.

Housing: Nigerian govt to inject N500 billion in mortgage bank – Minister

The measure would help the bank to adequately cater for the rising mortgage finance needs of workers.

‘Africa LAMPS Awards’ to beam searchlight on continent

“Nigeria is not only about 419 or corruption, we have wonderful people.”

PDP Crisis: Ignore Sheriff on Edo primary election – Makarfi faction

“Senator Sheriff and his cohorts therefore lack the locus to take any decision on behalf of the Party.”