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Paul Usoro

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”.

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.

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Tijani Muhammad-Bande

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.

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.

Buhari condemns attack on Saudi refineries

“The identities of those who sent the drones to attack the Saudi refineries, and from where, may not yet be known.”

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola with the UAE Ambassador to Nigeria, HE Dr Fahad Al Taffaq. They discussed ongoing and future collaborations between Nigeria and UAE on internal security management.

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.

President Muhammadu Buhari

PROFILE: Meet Buhari’s new Economic Management Team members

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

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Thunderstorms, rains to prevail on Tuesday – NiMet

The agency predicts cloudy conditions over northern states.

Head of Service, Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita. ... Mass promotion for senior civil servants

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.

National Assembly Complex

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”.

Power Lines [Photo: energymixreport.com]

GenCos releases 3,306 MWH of electricity – report

The electricity sent out by the GenCos was down by 4.49 megawatts from the figure released on Saturday.

NCC mobile lines

Additional 6.7m mobile lines ‘now properly registered’ — Minister

The NCC recently said about 9.2 million phone lines were not properly registered.

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.

University of Maiduguri

Unimaid speaks on shooting by soldiers

The Sunday night shooting that lasted over an hour at the University of Maiduguriwasinitially reported as involving soldiers and Boko Haram insurgents.

Cyril Ramaphosa (Photo Credit: National.ae)

Xenophobia: South African special envoy meets Buhari, apologises to Nigerians

Some Nigerians were among foreign nationals recently attack in South Africa.

Flooded mini-estate used to illustrate the story.[photo credit: scan news]

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.

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.”

EFCC officials sealing up a building under investigarion

Bank official arrested for allegedly stealing N137 million

The arrested suspect was the account officer attached to the customer he allegedly stole from.

Rivers state on map

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.

President Muhammadu Buhari will swear in new ministers on August 21

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.”

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

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).

Police officer

Nigerian police officer dismissed for serial theft

Mr Senchi said the sacked officer has been stealing since he joined the police.

Seun Onigbinde (Photo Credit: TechPoint.ng)

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.

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.