AfDB Allegations: Adesina insists on innocence, demands justice
Mr Adesina said there are attempts to tarnish his image and that of the bank.
COVID-19: Nigeria temporarily suspends evacuation of citizens abroad
Evacuees would no longer undergo the 14-day government monitored quarantine if they test negative from their countries of residence.
Groups demand release of journalist remanded for ‘insulting’ Nigerian minister
Several rights activists and groups have called for Mr Jolayemi’s release.
FIFA, WHO, European Union launch campaign against domestic violence
The trio said the stay-at-home measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 have put women and children at greater risk of abuse.
Trump threatens social media shutdown amid checks from Twitter
Mr Trump took to his twitter page to announce threats of regulation and a possible shutdown of social networking platforms.
COVID-19: Nigeria considers morning, afternoon classes for schools resumption
“Until we are sure that our children can go to school and return safely without taking COVID-19 home, we are not ready to take the risk of opening schools.”
NFF renews Rohr’s contract, says Nigeria must win next AFCON
Rohr has been in charge of the Super Eagles since 2016 but he is yet to win any silverware.
Obaseki to Oshiomhole: APC will pick governorship candidate in Edo, not Abuja
“It is hilarious to hear that a so-called consensus candidate for the party in Edo State governorship election was selected in Abuja.”
In 2019, Lagos, Rivers, FCT, Ogun earned more than other 33 states combined — NBS
Lagos State alone accounted for about N400 billion of this figure. almost one-third of the total internal revenue of all the states and Abuja.
May 27: Senate President celebrates the Nigerian child
The senate president, however, expressed concern that Nigeria was still heavily burdened with a high number of out-of-school children.
Edo 2020: Whether it’s direct or indirect primaries, I will win, Obaseki says
Mr Obaseki admitted the role his friend-turned-political rival, Mr Oshiomhole, played in his ascension to his position as the governor but faulted his ways of running the party affairs.
Alleged Fraud: EFCC lawyer’s absence stalls Oyo-Ita’s trial
On March 23, the EFCC arraigned Mrs Oyo-Ita on an 18-count charge of N3 billion graft.
Twitter issues fact check of Trump’s tweets for first time
The label says “Get the facts about mail-in ballots,” and then redirects users to news articles and a bulleted list refuting Mr Trump’s claims.
Buhari neither ceded power to Abba Kyari, nor cancelled his appointments – Presidency
When he was alive, Mr Kyari was accused by several officials including the First Lady Aisha Buhari and National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno of usurping presidential powers to take certain actions.
Boko Haram, Nigerian military repeatedly violate children’s rights – Amnesty International
Nigerian military subjects children to torture in prolonged, unlawful detention, the report states.
EXCLUSIVE: AfDB ‘whistleblower’ allegations against me false — Adesina
“Every single one of the 16 allegations against me in the disclosure remains unsubstantiated. I have not violated the Code of Conduct.”
Nigeria records 276 new coronavirus cases, 16 deaths
Nigeria records one of its highest daily death figures since the beginning of the outbreak.
NASS suspends holiday to consider 2020 revised budget
The lawmakers had suspended legislative activities for two weeks to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr.
Bundesliga: Bayern Munich extend lead with crucial win over Dortmund
This win over Dortmund had helped Bayern take a big step towards the title.
Forensic Audit: National Assembly padded 2019 NDDC budget with over 500 fake projects – Acting MD
“We discovered that after NDDC forwarded its budget to the National Assembly Committees on NDDC, what was sent back to the commission was no longer recognisable,” the acting managing director said.
Herders/Farmers Crisis: Delta victims compensated after PREMIUM TIMES report
The government and the victims confirm payments have been made.