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SSS Officials (Photo Credit: Guardian Nigeria)

SSS arrests six University of Ibadan staff over examination malpractice

The arrests followed their alleged complicity in the smuggling of scripts for students writing examinations, fabrications of CBT results and falsification of clearance for students.

Former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter page of Rotimi Amaechi]

FG sends 150 Nigerians to China to study railway engineering — Minister

The minister also said the ministry ”got below 70 per cent of the capital expenditure for 2019”.

SENATE PRESIDENT

We didn’t shut out journalists from budget defence sessions – Lawan

The senate president says journalists are only shut out when discussing issues of national security.

Aso Rock Villa (Photo Credit: Herald Nigeria)

We’re still using vehicles bought in 1999 – Presidency

The Presidency says there is an urgent need to replace the vehicles as they have become very difficult to maintain.

Folashade Yemi-Esan

FG to begin full implementation of IPPIS end of October

Staff that are not under the system will be stopped from collecting salaries by the end of October.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari leaves for Russia-Africa summit

The summit, Mr Buhari is attending, would focus on expanding opportunities in security, trade, investment, science, technology and gas production.

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

$9.6bn P&ID Judgement Debt: EFCC arraigns two British nationals

One of those charge is at large.

Nasfat members in congregation

NASFAT inaugurates new national executive council

NASFAT is one of the foremost Islamic organisations in Nigeria. It has an orderly succession plan in appointing its leaders.

HIV Ribbon

Nigerian governors funding pilgrimages, instead of HIV/AIDS treatment, Group says

Mr Nwakamma says although Nigeria is about the second largest contributor to the global HIV burden, it was lagging behind in research and innovations.

Church symbol used to illustrate the story.

Teenager arrested for allegedly stealing tithes, offering from church

The police said the pastor of the church reported the theft.

Rains

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Monday

It further predicted moderate rains accompanied by thunder over some parts of Sokoto, Maiduguri, Yobe and Kano states.

President Muhammadu Buhari leaving for Saudi Arabia (Photo Credit: Bashir Ahmad on Twitter)

Buhari leaves Abuja for Russia-Africa Summit, to meet Putin

During the summit, President Buhari will meet with President Vladimir Putin.

Tricycle used to tell the story.

Three children killed in hot porridge accident

The three children and others were travelling in a tricycle conveying hot porridge.

A caged Lion used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: The Ballestero]

Lion captured after escape from Kano zoo cage

The lion had killed and eaten all the goats in the cage it was found, an official said.

The Senior Adviser to President Buhari on Social Investments, Mariam Uwais

FG pays 621,000 poor Nigerians N5,000 each monthly – Official

“Although 1,491,296 households, comprising 6,056,872 individuals have been captured on the National Social Register, only 620,947 of them are currently receiving the monthly payments.”

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police parade ‘fake officer’ 48 other crime suspects

He said that the suspect was arrested through a tip off.

Farmers [Photo Credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Farmers have sex more often than other professionals – Study

Journalists are at the end of the scale — with one-fifth claiming they only had sex once a month.

The tanker fire incident in Onitsha

Another petrol tanker fire hits Onitsha

The fire incident occurred at Omaba Phase two around Chukwudi Bus Stop, Onitsha, after another tanker laden with petrol fell at the middle of Onitsha/Enugu Expressway about 3.30 a.m. on Friday.

Federal Ministry of Agriculture

Nigeria has standardised seed production, distribution – Minister

The minister said Nigeria is working to become West Africa’s hub for excellent seed practices.

‎Guinean President, Alpha Condé

Five reported dead in protests against Guinea President Conde’s third term bid

Citizens of the West African country fear that 81-year old President Alpha Conde, who has already served two terms (10 years), wants a third term

PIC. 3. A CROSS-SECTION OF PUPILS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT EDUCATION AUTHORITY PRIMARY SCHOOL, ALIYU MAKAMA AREA OF BARNAWA, DURING INAUGURATION OF FREE FEEDING PROGRAMME IN PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS, IN KADUNA MONDAY (18/1/16). 0267/18/1/2016/SP/BJO/NAN

Bauchi fires school principal for underfeeding students

The state government sacked the principal and some staff of Hassan Usman Katsina Unity College for serving the food of 350 students to over 1,200 students

Patrick Day (red trunks) reacts after getting knocked down by Charles Conwell (not pictured) during a USBA Super-Welterweight boxing match

American boxer, Patrick Day, dies following brutal knockout

Day’s death comes after a 23-year-old Argentine super lightweight, Hugo Santillan, died in July from injuries suffered in the ring

Nigeria Human Rights

El-Rufai: Ex-Human Rights Commission chief Odinkalu challenges court jurisdiction over trial

The Kaduna government instituted a case against Mr Odinkalu after he criticised Gov- El-Rufai’s comments after killings in the state.

Buhari Signing

Buhari may sign Peace Corps Bill — Aide

The House of Representatives has reintroduced the Peace Corp Bill, which has since passed second reading and waiting final passage.

Again, Trump threatens Turkey over Syria

“Don’t be a tough guy. Don’t be a fool,” Mr Trump said, adding: “I will call you later.”