Lawan, Gbajabiamila meet minister over ex-legislative aides’ severance pay
Mr Lawan said the essence was to ensure the payment of severance allowances for legislative aides who worked between 2015 and 2019.
Security guard charged with negligence after theft at facility
The security guard was remanded in prison.
Onnoghen: Supreme Court strikes out referral appeal
The referral appeal filed by Samuel Nwawka was struck out by Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour, who led five justices.
Bank worker, wife arrested over alleged $1.49 million money laundering
EFCC said the couple allegedly laundered $1.49 million through the wife’s bank account in Nigeria.
Church protocol officer arrested for blackmailing girls with nude photos
The suspect, Victor Duru, a Madonna University drop out, was arrested in Surulere on Thursday.
Price of rice will soon drop across Nigeria – Gov. Bagudu
“The bumper harvest the rice farmers have recorded this rainy season will bring down the price…”
Nigerian appointed oil and gas supervisor by California governor
The division prioritises protecting the public and the environment in its oversight of the oil, natural gas and geothermal industries.
Activist dismisses Jibrin’s demand for apology, N3 billion damage
Mr Jibrin, a former lawmaker, had accused the activist of making false allegations.
Senate Last Week: Budget defence continues behind closed doors
The Senate also urged the University of Maiduguri to reverse its fee hike.
Border closure: Chemical companies threatening to downsize workers, says Union leader
The busy Seme and Idiroko borders, which separate the country and the neighbouring Republic of Benin, was closed in August.
Police to deploy 69,282 personnel for Kogi, Bayelsa governorship polls
The police say 31,041 personnel will cover the election in Bayelsa while 35,000 others will be deployed in Kogi.
Court of Appeal dismisses Ajimobi’s petition against Balogun
Justice Haruna Tsammani, dismissed Mr Ajimobi’s petition for lacking in merit.
Lawyer accuses judge of bias in case against AGF Malami
The lawyer says the judge would not approach the hearing of the motions with an open mind “as her mind is already made up.”
14.4 million Nigerians engaged in illicit drug use – Pharmaceutical Council
An official says the World Drug Report 2019 put drug use prevalence in Nigeria at 14.4 per cent, “represening 14.4 million Nigerians aged 15 to 64 years”.
Auditors-General: How absence of enabling law is impeding our work
An official said having an Audit Act will guarantee them administrative and financial autonomy.
Police release detained Nigerian journalist, webmaster
The two media workers were released on bail by the police.
INEC to create additional polling units, adjust constituencies nationwide
There are 119,973 polling units and 57,023 voting points nationwide.
Buhari, Saudi Crown Prince agree to establish Nigeria – Saudi Council
The Council would promote investments and enhance relations between the two countries.
Omokore: Court rules on admissibility of defendants’ evidence November 25
The sum is alleged to proceeds of petroleum products belonging to the federal government.
Nigerian govt launches ‘gender policy on agriculture’
The official said it is time for women to be prominent in the agricultural sector.