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President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa and President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

Xenophobia: South African minister blames leaders of Nigeria, other African countries

Nigerians make up a large number of African migrants in South Africa and were among the most hit by the recent xenophobic violence.

Abike Dabiri

Xenophobia: What Nigerian govt gives to returnees from South Africa – Official

“We expect the state governments to take responsibility for their citizens that have returned,” the official said.

MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 17: Microsoft founder Bill Gates speaks during a book presentation at the 53rd Munich Security Conference at Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich, Germany, on Februrary 16, 2017. The annual event brings together government representatives and security experts from across the globe. Andreas Gebert / Anadolu Agency | Keine Weitergabe an Wiederverkäufer.

Why Nigeria, other Sub-Saharan countries won’t achieve SDG targets by 2030 – Report

The report gives general reasons and also reviews a specific reason for Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari

PROFILE: Meet Buhari’s new Economic Management Team members

The eight-member team will meet with the president periodically.

PRESIDENT BUHARI PRESIDES OVER MEDIAN FEC MEETING 1A&B. President Muhammadu Buhari during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting held at the Council Chambers, State House Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. SEPT 11 20192

Buhari appoints new Economic Management Team, names Doyin Salami, Soludo, six others members

Mr Buhari says he will hold monthly technical sessions as well as scheduled quarterly meetings with the Council.

Sex workers used to illustrate the story. {PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria]

10,000 Nigerian girls forced into prostitution in Burkina Faso – Ambassador

“For every Nigerian girl that escapes and wants to go back, there are more than 10 in the bush that are willing to carry on.”

Dammy Krane

Nigerian musician Dammy Krane granted N50,000 bail

Dammy Krane is accused of statements capable of breaching public peace and threatening the lives of staff of Merrybet Gold Limited.

In what is clearly a brutal assault on free speech, Omoyele Sowore was arrested.

#RevolutionNow: Sowore seeks bail again

The publisher’s previous application was rejected by court.

Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (Photo Credit: DailyPost)

$9.6 billion P&ID Judgement: Malami accuses PDP of fraud

The justice minister says the only option open to the Buhari government was to negotiate.

james-ibori

“Return £7.3m you laundered for Ibori or …” UK court orders Goldman Sachs banker

Mr Ibori was released in 2016 and has since returned to Nigeria where he is still a major kingmaker in Delta State.

Governor Nyesom wike

Wike: A Nigerian Governor And His Many Controversies

While Mr Wike’s mosque controversy was yet to fizzle out, the governor dropped another one – this time against his party, the PDP.

Soldiers repel Boko Haram attack on UniMaid

“It was a Boko Haram attack which has been repelled effectively by our soldiers.”

Fuoye students protest over lack of power supply

Fayemi finally speaks on FUOYE killings

Mr Fayemi condemned the shooting and promised to support the families of the slain students.

Musa Yar'Adua signing a document alongside Goodluck Jonathan. [PHOTO CREDIT: THISDAYLIVE]

Designed To Fail: Inside Nigeria’s controversial contract with P&ID

The failure of the gas supply and processing agreement between Nigeria and P&ID has led to a humongous $9.6billion arbitral award against Nigeria.

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Insecurity: 36 killed, nine kidnapped in violent attacks across Nigeria last week

The number of reported attacks from across Nigeria indicates that insecurity remains a serious challenge in the country.

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Alfa Belgore

$9.6bn P&ID Judgment Debt: Nigerians want former CJN Belgore punished for betraying country

Justice Belgore analysed Nigeria’s laws, exploited its shortcomings and cited case laws for the benefit of the British firm.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

INTERVIEW: How Buhari’s refusal to sign electoral amendment bill affected 2019 elections (1) – INEC Chairman

The INEC chief speaks on diverse issues affecting Nigeria’s elections, including electoral laws, card readers and diaspora voting.

Nigerian police in Borno

Six killed in Kaduna community– Police

The police in Kaduna said one person sustained gunshot injury.

The Lagos State University (LASU)

EXCLUSIVE: LASU enforces secrecy oath on staff after PREMIUM TIMES exposed fraud

The school says it seeks to protect itself against people who “steal” and “circulate” its documents.

Tukur Buratai and the troops.

13 soldiers feared killed, equipment seized in Boko Haram attacks

The attackers also carted away a large quantity of military equipment.

NNPC Towers: P&ID and the Petroleum ministry signed the contract here

EXCLUSIVE: $9.6Billion Judgment Debt: How former CJN helped P&ID to defeat Nigeria

By providing service for P&ID, experts say Mr Belgore, a former CJN and powerful figure even within the present government, violated the Nigerian constitution.

NFF Chairman and CAF VP, Amaju Pinnick

Football Corruption: ICPC seals houses of NFF President Pinnick, Dikko

Messrs Pinnick and Dikko, as well as other NFF officials, are already being tried for alleged corrupt practices at the NFF.

Governor Nyesom Wike

House Leadership: PDP BOT challenges Wike to prove corruption allegation

Mr Wike accused members of a committee of the PDP, set up to resolve a House of Reps feud, as corrupt.

Dino Melaye (PDP, Kogi West)

Kogi Governorship: PDP crisis deepens as Dino Melaye rejects Campaign DG position

Mr Melaye, considered a top challenger for the PDP ticket, was roundly defeated in the primaries.

Salisu Yusuf

Bribery: Super Eagles coach completes one year ban

The coach was caught on camera collecting bribe.