UPDATE: Soldiers harass, detain Punch reporter taking pictures of Jonathan’s home
Mr. Jonathan is expected to be received on Friday by the Bayelsa Government at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre.
Inauguration: FRSC urges Nigerians to celebrate with caution
‘’All pedestrians must equally be mindful of their safety as they interact with the road to avoid being run-over by motorists.”
Court stops NERC from increasing electricity tariff
NERC plans to implement the upward review of electricity tariff from June 1.
Police Service Commission promotes 72 senior officers
Fourteen deputy commissioners of police were promoted to commissioners of police.
Nigerian professionals more in Europe than in Nigeria – EU
EU says it welcomes migration as long as it is legal.
NLC Deputy President calls for public declaration of assets by political office holders
The president-elect, Muhammad Buhari, has promised to publicly declare his assets.
Groups say Jonathan’s signing of Tobacco control bill ‘a public health legacy’
The tobacco bill was initially passed in 2011 but was not assented to by President Jonathan.
N19.2bn Fraud: Court to rule on ex-Gov. Sylva’s Case June 8
EFCC says Mr. Sylva used a bureau de change operator to fleece the state of billions.
Nigeria: Act boldly on corruption, abuses, Human Rights Watch tells Buhari
The rights group wants Nigeria incoming president to ddress abuses and lack of accountability
NLC sets agenda for Buhari; demands power sector privatization audit
The diversification of the country’s economy from oil is long overdue, NLC says.
My husband’s plan covers every Nigerian child — Aisha Buhari
Mrs. Buhari says the new government will not leave out any child in its plans.
Nigeria, Britain plan 20-year Army development partnership
There is a need to have such a plan due to the current security challenges facing Nigeria.
Nigeria not doing enough to fight HIV/AIDS – UNAIDS
The UN says Nigeria needs about $1.2 billion for treatment of HIV/AIDS.
Senate Presidency: Saraki’s aide apologizes over zoning tweet
The aide said he merely shared on social media information he found on the Daily Trust newspaper.
Kashamu challenges Adoke, NDLEA to produce extradition request, arrest warrant
Mr. Kashamu’s lawyer said his client was ready to appear in court, but waited in vain for NDLEA to produce an arrest warrant.
House of Reps’ Speakership: Tambuwal’s associates propose Gbajabiamila, Dogara joint ticket
Both candidates belong to the speaker’s camp.
University of Ibadan shuts down due to fuel shortage
The students had staged a protest complaining about the lack of water and electricity.
EFCC closes prosecution of oil marketer charged over N963.7m fuel subsidy fraud
The EFCC alleged that the defendants had obtained N963.7 million from the Nigerian Government.
APC to hold retreat for House of Representatives members-elect
The retreat will be held in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.