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El-Zakzaky

Police shut major highways in Kaduna for El-Zakzaki’s arraignment

Shiites on Wednesday clashed with the police during a protest.

Nigerian Army officers fighting Boko Haram

Nigerian Army officer fighting Boko Haram commits suicide

The officer was on deployment against Boko Haram in the North-east.

Minister of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah

Outrage as Buhari’s ministers, other officials ‘hijack’ railway scholarships meant for young Nigerians

The applicants are threatening to march on the offices of engineering firm, CCECC.

Buhari in NASS

ANALYSIS: How National Assembly ‘padded’ 2018 budget

Up to 6, 403 projects initiated by the lawmakers were smuggled into the budget, the president said.

Food store

815m people hungry globally – UN report

Conflict is now one of the main drivers of food insecurity in nearly 20 countries.

Nigerian-airforce

NAF rescues three kidnap victims in Zamfara

The force said the victims had been held captive for weeks.

APC Secretariat

APC Convention: Badaru to meet 48 aspirants

About 6800 delegates across the country are expected to participate in the exercise.

National Assembly

2018 Budget: Cancer, HIV/AIDS treatment funding among those cut by Senators, Reps

Documents reveal details of projects either removed or illegally inserted in the budget.

A waterbed filled with oil due to spillage

Shell liable to $3.6 billion fine over Bonga oil spill, Nigerian court rules

All the questions raised by the plaintiff were resolved in favour of the defendant.

Adams Oshiomhole

APC Chairmanship: Oshiomhole vows party supremacy over Buhari, others

He condemns the promotion of ethnic and religious matters by major political parties in the country.

House of Reps

2018 Budget: Reps fail to explain why National Assembly budget rose to N139.5 billion

The lawmakers merely claim the budget figure is small compared to past years.

Thunderstorms

What Thursday’s weather will look like — NiMet

“There are prospects of thunderstorms and rains over several parts of the country in the next 24 hours,” NiMet predicts.

CAN President, Supo Ayokunle.

2019: We have not endorsed Buhari, any aspirant – CAN

”CAN recognises the right of political groups to perform their activities.”

National Hospital

National Hospital celebrates ’13 years of uninterrupted In Vitro Fertilisation’

”The first baby delivered is now 13 years and she is doing very well, even academically”.

IDPs used to illustrate the story.

Nigeria plans repatriation of over 91,000 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon July

Over 22,000 refugees registered by UNHCR with 1.7 million Nigerians displaced by the insurgency says an official.

Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos

U.S. deports 34 Nigerians over various offences

”Deportees, profiled at the airport and allowed to depart to their various destinations.”

Samson-Ayokunle. [Photo credit: Hope for Nigeria]

CAN urges Buhari to caution aide

The CAN president made the call in a statement.

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau

Nigeria not taking report of ISIS’ importation of Jihadists for granted – Minister

“You know when information like this comes; you don’t take things for granted whether true or not.”

Atiku Abubakar meets former president, Goodluck Jonathan in Bayelsa

Atiku to Jonathan: History will be fair to you as core democrat

The former vice president visited Mr Jonathan in Bayelsa.

Richard Akindele

OAU dismisses professor involved in sex-for-mark scandal

Professor Richard Akindele had been suspended by the university earlier.

A mining site used to illustrate the story

NSCDC arrests 27 suspected illegal miners

Five suspects arrested in Plateau are Chinese.

Court of Appeal Headquarters

Buhari approves 12 new judges for Appeal Court, 16 for High Court (FULL LIST)

The justices of the Court of Appeal will be sworn-in on June 22.