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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.”

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Ike Ekweremadu

National Assembly will not support creation of grazing reserves – Ekweremadu

Mr. Ekweremadu says claims of a grazing reserve bill before the National Assembly is a “hoax”.

Police to deploy over 13,000 personnel for Abuja council elections

Personnel from neighbouring states will be drafted.

Ex-Borno Gov. Sheriff, accused of Boko Haram ties, emerges PDP chairman

Mr. Sheriff was selected by all organs of the party.

Supreme Court upholds Udom Emmanuel’s election as Akwa Ibom governor

Full details of the ruling would be provided on a February 15, the court said.

Don’t embark on industrial action, Kwara APC begs teachers

“We hereby appeal to leadership of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Kwara State to suspend its plan to embark on industrial action.”

PDP accuses Buhari of planning to borrow N5 billion daily in 2016

Mr. Metuh challenges the Federal Government to a public and open debate on the budget.

In Christmas message, Bishop Kukah condemns “embarrassing billions” in Nigerian Churches

Mr. Kukah says citizens must also share in the blame for Nigeria’s failures.

Appeal Court unseats Akwa Ibom deputy speaker

The same court had sacked the assembly speaker last week.

Jigawa on map

Jigawa governor restates commitment to pay N18, 000 minimum wage

Gov. Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa on Friday restated his commitment to paying workers in the state N18, 000 minimum wage. Mr. Badaru gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse. He said the state government would continue to pay the N18, 000, as well as leave grants and […]

Fuel scarcity hits Kano

Queues at filling station
Abstract: Supply agents accused of increasing price from N78 to N86

Ministerial screening: Senator, rights group reject Amina Mohammed’s nomination

The group says Ms. Mohammed is from Gombe State.

Olu Falae

Kidnappers demand N100 million for Falae’s release

Abductors told Mr. Falae’s wife to pay the money before the end of Tuesday.

Bola Ige’s killers threatening Osun’s stability – Gov. Aregbesola

The governor opened the state’s mechatronics institute.

Nigeria to cut Senators, Reps’ jumbo pay

RMAFC says no Senator or member of the House of Representatives will earn up to N1 million again.