World Food Prize: Africa spends $35bn annually on food imports – Adesina
The AfDB president says Africa is the only region of the world where its proportion of the population that is food insecure is on the increase
Declare state of emergency in education sector, Senate urges Nigerian govt
The lawmakers urged the TRCN to be more vibrant.
Governors ask Buhari for full payment of Paris Club refund
The governors say their first spending had been reconciled.
Beware of scammers using my name to extort, Magu urges public
Mr. Magu claims email and social media accounts were once hacked.
Buhari questions how governors sleep when workers haven’t been paid for months
The president expresses concern over the plight of workers.
Nigerian Senate seeks sanction against ban of unionism in work places
The lawmakers ask a committee to draw up measures for protection of workers’ right to unionism
Nigeria’s Inflation rate drops for eight consecutive time amidst rising food prices – NBS
All major food sub-indexes increased by 20.32 per cent between September 2016 and 2017.
Monkeypox: Rumour of forced military vaccination spreads to Ondo, disrupts school sessions
Several schools closed abruptly on Tuesday as panicky parents besieged them.
I’ll never be involved in party politics again — Obasanjo
Mr. Obasanjo says Nigeria’s democracy need strong parties to thrive.
Group petitions Human Rights Commission over ‘unjust’ retirement of 38 top soldiers
CSNAC asks the Commission to recommend the reinstatement of the officers.
Senate summons Minister over neglect of lead poisoning victims
Over 400 persons suffered blindness, infertility and neurological defects due to effect of artisanal and unwholesome mining in 38 villages in Zamfara in 2014.
Senate urges Nigerian govt to observe October 17 as World Poverty Day
The Senate also asks government at all levels to declare “free and compulsory education.”
Judge handling Nnamdi Kanu’s case threatens to withdraw, gives three conditions
The court heard multiple applications on Tuesday.
DEVELOPING STORY: Nnamdi Kanu absent in court as Senator who stood surety wants out
Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts is unknown
Nigeria considers retaliation on visa delay to citizens
“It is embarrassing that one will want visa and will have unnecessary delay from the issuance countries.”
Senate summons Baru, NPDC over controversial contract
Petitioner wants outright cancellation and reversal of the contract.
UN General Assembly elects Nigeria, 14 others to Human Rights Council
Nigeria has served the global community on the UNHRC for three terms.
Groups push for expulsion of tobacco companies from ILO
“Tobacco companies use membership of respected organisations like the ILO to portray themselves as responsible corporate citizens.”
SPECIAL REPORT: How a Nigerian law is suppressing citizens’ freedom on the Internet
Free speech is being hampered under a repressive statute that security agencies have turned to a tool for government and influential Nigerians.