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Nigerian oil company, Oando. [Photo credit: Guardian Newspaper]

What you need to know about the Oando PLC crisis

Managers of the company deny allegations of mismanagement.

President Buhari with APC Governors

‎Unpaid Workers: Controversy trails Buhari’s discussion with governors

The governors seek a new round of payouts from Paris Club refund, amidst claims they squandered past releases.

Representative of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Vishal Gujadhur, Executive Secretary, Nigeria Investment Promotion Council, Yewande Sadiku and Budgit's lead partner Oluseun Onigbinde during the launch of state of states report.

‎Group raises concern over debt profile of states

Budgit released a state of states report.

Police on patrol [Photo: Beegeagle's Blog]

Kidnapped Nigeria Police DPO, four others rescued

IGP Ibrahim Idris decries frequent abduction of officers as “annoying” and “embarrassing”.

NEMA officials on duty after a bomb blast used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Peace Ben Williams Blog]

NEMA workers sign agreement with Nigerian govt to call off strike

The workers commenced the strike on Thursday.

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

NLC, TUC, ASUU, SSANU react to Nigerian govt’s move to implement ‘No Work, No Pay’ ‎during strikes

The Nigerian government says it is planning to implement the rule over workers’ strike

Buhari in NASS [Photo Credit: Linda Ikeji's Blog]

‎Why borrowing $5.5 billion externally is good for Nigeria – DMO

The DMO listed ‎four reasons such funds were better raised externally.

Chibuike Amaechi

How Nigeria will benefit from borrowing to construct new rail lines – Amaechi

President Buhari is requesting the Senate to approve his plan to borrow $5.5 billion abroad

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Army medical outreach: Aged woman regains sight

The Chief of Army Staff says the rumoured military vaccine is a creation of miscreants that are not comfortable with military’s resolve to fix them

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ADP urges FG to release report on Babachir Lawal

The party says the Buhari administration is paying lip service to its anti-corruption fight

President Buhari arrives Presidential Palace Ankara Turkey

Buhari hails ‘constructive media coverage’ of failed Turkey coup

The president makes an unscheduled appearance at the Turkish parliament.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan

PDP Chairmanship: Adeniran seeks Jonathan’s blessing

The chairmanship aspirant says his ambition is not just for the fun of it but to run the party the way it is supposed to be run

Former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme; South East Zonal PDP Chairman, Chief Austin Umahi; Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State; his Abia State counterpart; Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu; Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State; Dr. Kelechi Igwe; and the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, during a meeting of PDP Zonal Executive Committee at the Government House, Enugu, yesterday.

PDP begs governors to be “very sacrificial” in electing new leaders

The forum said it stands by “the zoning of other positions as agreed in Port Harcourt.”

FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER (NSA), RETIRED COL. SAMBO DASUKI REACTS 

AT THE HIGH COURT OF THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY WHERE HE IS STANDING TRIAL OVER 

ALLEGED MISAPPROPRIATION OF N32BN ARMS FUND IN ABUJA ON FRIDAY (22/1/16). THE CASE 

WAS ADJOURNED TILL FEB. 4 FOR THE HEARING OF THE EX-NSA’S APPLICATION FOR STAY OF 

PROCEEDINGS.
0399/22/1/2016/HF/BJO/NAN

Dasukigate: How N1.4 billion was allegedly diverted for national prayers – Witness

Mr. Dasuki is standing trial on a 19-count charge bordering on alleged diversion of N13.6 billion since 2015.

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11 children die of whooping cough in Kano – Official

About 40 other children affected by the same disease were receiving medical attention.

Nigerian Senate

Senate to consider probing propriety of bailout funds to states

A senator queried the legality of the funds given to governors by Mr. Buhari.

Former Governor Attahiru Bafarawa

Alleged N19 billion fraud: Bafarawa loses bid to separate trial from Dasuki

The trial was adjourned to December 6 and 7 for definite hearing.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan visits Ibrahim Babangida in Minna

Details of meeting were not disclosed.

A Nigerian Prison used to illustrate the story.

Lagos, Kano, Rivers lead in prison population

Although the prison in Rivers can take only 1,354, it has about 4,424 prisoners at present.

Evans

Judge fixes date for trial after alleged kidnapper, Evans, changed plea

The suspect changed his earlier ‘guilty plea’ on Thursday.

Nigerian oil company, Oando. [Photo credit: Guardian Newspaper]

Oando crisis worsens as firm is suspended from Johannesburg Stock Exchange

The NSE had suspended the firm on Wednesday.

PMB and ANKARA

Nigeria, Turkey agree to strengthen security cooperation

‘‘We are very pleased that Turkey is in a position to assist us and has been strengthening our educational and health institutions.”