Senate stands down bill on inauguration of National Assembly
The senators say the bill is in conflict with the provisions of the Constitution.
Alleged Money Laundering: I delivered $140,000 to unknown person at Obasanjo Library – EFCC witness
The witness had said he delivered $140,000 to the Olusegun Obasanjo Library in Abeokuta, Ogun State
UPDATED: Oshiomhole’s troubles worsen as APC Governors’ Forum DG calls for his resignation
Also, leaders of the APC in Edo State at a meeting attended by Governor Godwin Obaseki ratified the suspension of Mr Oshiomhole from the party in the state.
Google to offer checking accounts for consumers – WSJ
The project, named Cache, will have accounts by Citigroup Inc and a credit union at Stanford University.
Court orders convict to sweep court premises for stealing wrappers
The convict pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal trespass and theft.
Kogi Election: INEC complies with court order, includes SDP, APM on ballot
INEC had declared the nomination of the candidates inappropriate until the federal high court overruled the commission
Power Supply: Group blames obsolete equipment for incessant collapse of national grid
“The Transmission Company of Nigeria should be asked why such equipment is not replaced despite the intervention funds supplied by the African Development Bank (AfDB),’’ the group said.
UPDATED: Senate approves N10 billion for Kogi three days to election
The approval was a sequel to the adoption of the report of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts.
Child kidnapped 2014 in Kano found in Anambra – Police
The police say efforts were being intensified to rescue more kidnapped children.
EXPLAINER: Important things to know about Nigeria’s ‘Hate Speech’ bill
The lawmakers are expected to debate these details of the bill soon.
Sowore: Soyinka condemns attack on protesters, says Buhari govt insecure, paranoid
Mr Soyinka also called for coordinated response by civic groups on Mr Sowore’s arrest.
Nigeria to equip 200,000 youth with digital skills within two years — Minister
Two hundred and fifty thousand Nigerian youth will run a two-month course in 24 organisations every two months and will later be offered employment.
Visa to acquire ‘significant stake’ in Nigeria’s Interswitch
Although the Nigerian firm confirmed the deal, it did not make its financial statement available.
Atiku speaks on hate speech bill by Nigerian Senate
The opposition figure warns any attempt to stifle freedom could elicit unwanted consequences for the country.
Police Commission deploys 45 monitors for Kogi, Bayelsa elections
The governorship elections hold on November 16.
Alleged N2.1bn fraud: Court grants Dokpesi’s request to travel abroad for medical check-up
EFCC re-arraigned Mr Dokpesi on a seven-count charge bordering on alleged N2.1 billion payments from the Office of the National Security Adviser in 2015.
UPDATED: Senate report blames NNPC for pipeline explosions that killed 18
A Senate committee says the explosions in Rivers and Lagos States were avoidable but NNPC chose to be negligent.
SSS officers ‘brutalise journalists at #FreeSowore protest’
At least three media houses have confirmed attacks on their reporters who were assigned to cover the demonstration.
How increased energy demand can grow Africa’s economy – Report
The IEA report advises African governments to shift to more renewable energy sources.