Independence of judiciary under threat under Buhari — NBA President
The NBA president accuses the Buhari-led government of plotting to “tele-guide the activities and decisions of the courts”.
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.
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.
74th UNGA: Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande takes over as president
The ceremony, held inside the General Assembly Hall of the UN headquarters in New York, marked the end of the 73rd session.
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.
Nigeria, UAE ‘renew commitment on security’ – Official
Nigeria and UAE plan to build the capacity of the security agencies under the purview of the Ministry of Interior.
PROFILE: Meet Buhari’s new Economic Management Team members
The eight-member team will meet with the president periodically.
Thunderstorms, rains to prevail on Tuesday – NiMet
The agency predicts cloudy conditions over northern states.
Minimum Wage: FG, Public Servants again fail to reach agreement
The new minimum wage bill was signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari in April.
Letter demanding bank details of Senate President, Speaker, others ‘leaked’ — NFIU
The NFIU says it found it necessary to issue the second press release on “a leaked letter asking for information on certain categories of public officers”.
Additional 6.7m mobile lines ‘now properly registered’ — Minister
The NCC recently said about 9.2 million phone lines were not properly registered.
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.
Xenophobia: South African special envoy meets Buhari, apologises to Nigerians
Some Nigerians were among foreign nationals recently attack in South Africa.
Southern states may experience more floods – Agency
The agency says rainfall will cease in some northern states and begin to mover down to the south.
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.”
Bank official arrested for allegedly stealing N137 million
The arrested suspect was the account officer attached to the customer he allegedly stole from.
Fear grips Port Harcourt residents over alleged targeting of women by serial killers
“Ten girls have been killed within two months,” the leader of a non-governmental organisation said.
Buhari’s Tribunal Victory: PDP governors back party on Supreme Court appeal
The governors say the judgement “painted our judiciary with darker colours, only this time around with a never-before-seen blemished coat of tar.”
Xenophobia: Obasanjo urges Nigeria, others to report South Africa to African Union
Mr Obasanjo urged countries whose citizens were affected in the xenophobic attacks in South Africa to seek redress at the African Union (AU).
Nigerian police officer dismissed for serial theft
Mr Senchi said the sacked officer has been stealing since he joined the police.
BudgIT founder Seun Onigbinde resigns govt appointment
Some supporters of the Muhammadu Buhari administration, like the Buhari Media Organisation, also criticised Mr Onigbinde’s appointment.
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.