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Babachir Lawal

Grass-cutting Scandal: Court rejects EFCC’s documents against Babachir Lawal

Babachir Lawal and five others are facing a 10-count charge of fraud to the tune of over N500 million.

court of appeal

Housewife drags mother-in-law to court for calling her ”prostitute”

Hadiza and her husband had been living in her mother-in-law’s house since they got married.

Seenate President Ahmed Lawan

Lawan denies advocating power shift to south west in 2023

The statement credited to Mr Lawan advocated for a power-shift to the Yoruba-dominated region in honour of widely acclaimed winner of 1993 presidential elections, late Moshood Abiola.

Dele Belgore

Alleged N450m fraud: Court adjourns ex-minister’s trial

A former Minister of National Planning, Abubakar Sulaiman, is being prosecuted by the EFCC.

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

Suicide bombers kill 30, injure 42 others in Borno

Three suicide bombers detonated explosives at a local tea joint in Mandarari community at 8 p.m on Sunday.

Nigerian troopsused to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Army confirms killing of soldier, two NSCDC operatives in Rivers

The security operatives were killed and their weapons carted away while preventing militants from vandalising an oil and gas facility in Gio community, Tai area of Rivers.

Senator Ademola Adeleke [Photo: TheCable]

Supreme Court announces date to decide true winner of Osun governorship election

Ademola Adeleke of the PDP is challenging the election of Gboyega Oyetola of the APC as Osun governor.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

Nigeria not at risk of Ebola outbreak – NCDC

This conclusion was reached following a preliminary risk assessment conducted by the agency on the overall risk of the importation of the disease into the country.

Why I abandoned June 12, joined Abacha junta – Kingibe

Mr Kingibe speaks on his experiences after the controversial annulment of the 1993 presidential poll.

National Assembly Complex

11 things APC-controlled NASS must do to win Nigerians over

The leadership of the two chambers of the National Assembly were anointed by the APC.

PDP Head Quarters [Photo: George Ogala]

PDP commends EU report on Nigeria’s 2019 elections

He said that the revelation in the EU report further vindicated the position of PDP and millions of Nigerians on the elections.

Nimet's headquarters

NiMet predicts cloudy weather, rains for Monday

NiMet also predicted chances of thunderstorms over Bauchi, Kaduna, Plateau, Abuja, Benue, Taraba and Adamawa.

Children hawking on the street used to tell the story.

Eight million out-of-school children in 10 Nigerian states and Abuja – UNICEF

The international agency says the states have an average enrolment rate of only 57 per cent.

WAEC examination

Guard your certificates well, we’ll not issue twice – WAEC

Let me make it clear that in the real sense of it, our certificates are issued only once,” the WAEC official said.

FILE: Traffic gridlock at Mile12 on Ikorodu Road in Lagos on Thursday (2/8/18).

Robber swallows woman’s wedding ring

Three other suspected traffic robbers were also arrested.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Nigeria: 54 killed, 9 kidnapped in attacks last week

The violence was perpetrated by various non-state actors including the Boko Haram and suspected armed herdsmen.

Major health news last week

A report that over 20 per cent of Nigerians have mental illness was one of the top health news last week

Atiku Abubakar

INEC Server Controversy: Atiku denies planning street protest

Atiku Abubakar of the PDP is challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC at the election tribunal.

Man arrested for ‘producing fake codeine’ syrups

The suspect admitted to the crime.

Sniper Insecticides used to illustrate the story (Photo Credit: Haleemah Yahaya)

Suicide: NAFDAC announces plan to further regulate Sniper

Many Nigerians who committed suicide used sniper.

Voters voting at the Nomadic Primary School, Polling Unit , at Tudun-Fulani , during the FCT Area Council at Bwari Area Council in Abuja on Saturday (9/03/19). 02036/9/3/2019/Sumail Ibrahim/JAU/NAN

APC, PDP culpable in Nigeria’s 2019 election violence – EU

”The leading parties were at fault in not reining in acts of violence and intimidation by supporters…”

Violence, harassment of journalists, other irregularities marred Nigeria’s 2019 elections – EU

“The elections became increasingly marred by violence and intimidation. This harmed the integrity of the electoral process and may deter future participation.”

NAN board chairman, others elected on Executive Board of IPI

The Executive Board Chair of IPI, Markus Spillmann, announced this in a statement.

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THROWBACK: What INEC said in 2017 about having a central database for 2019 election results

INEC told the presidential election tribunal that it has no server for election results.

ICPC Head Office

ICPC to prosecute NBET boss, Marilyn Amobi, others for alleged procurement fraud

The commission said Mrs Amobi, like others indicted persons, violated the country’s procurement Act, 2007 and ICPC Act, 2000.