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In what is clearly a brutal assault on free speech, Omoyele Sowore was arrested.

#RevolutionNow: Sowore seeks bail again

The publisher’s previous application was rejected by court.

Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (Photo Credit: DailyPost)

$9.6 billion P&ID Judgement: Malami accuses PDP of fraud

The justice minister says the only option open to the Buhari government was to negotiate.

R-L Muhammadu Buhari and Cyril Ramaphosa

Xenophobia: South Africa dispatches envoy to Nigeria

The envoy will stress his president’s commitment to “Pan African unity and solidarity”.

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah

Bishop Kukah to speak on security, economy at GOCOP annual conference

The GOCOP conference brings together policymakers in the private and public sectors.

james-ibori

“Return £7.3m you laundered for Ibori or …” UK court orders Goldman Sachs banker

Mr Ibori was released in 2016 and has since returned to Nigeria where he is still a major kingmaker in Delta State.

Activists insist Lagos State government has enough money to fund its water sector. [PHOTO CREDIT: Ben Ezeamalu]

Lagosians fight to keep the water taps away from capitalism

Since 2014, the cloud of privatisation has been hanging over the Lagos State water sector, a move the government said would increase water supply to Lagos’ more than 21 million residents.

Governor Nyesom wike

Wike: A Nigerian Governor And His Many Controversies

While Mr Wike’s mosque controversy was yet to fizzle out, the governor dropped another one – this time against his party, the PDP.

Soldiers repel Boko Haram attack on UniMaid

“It was a Boko Haram attack which has been repelled effectively by our soldiers.”

Fuoye students protest over lack of power supply

Fayemi finally speaks on FUOYE killings

Mr Fayemi condemned the shooting and promised to support the families of the slain students.

NiMet predicts weather across Nigeria

What weather would be across Nigeria Monday – NiMet

“For Central states, cloudy conditions are expected with chances of thunderstorms over Abuja, Jos, Bauchi…” NiMet stated.

Lake-Chad

Nigeria partners Niger, Chad on rehabilitation of Lake Chad Basin

The project includes the promotion of agroforestry and livestock development in the three participating countries.

Mosquito used to illustrate the story. Photo: WebMD

Diversion of malaria drugs, promotion of vaccines, others dominate health news last week

The Nigerian government vows to sanction parties involved in the diversion of anti-malaria drugs supplied by Global Fund.

Musa Yar'Adua signing a document alongside Goodluck Jonathan. [PHOTO CREDIT: THISDAYLIVE]

Designed To Fail: Inside Nigeria’s controversial contract with P&ID

The failure of the gas supply and processing agreement between Nigeria and P&ID has led to a humongous $9.6billion arbitral award against Nigeria.

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

Nigeria sends three-man delegation to Muhammad-Bande’s inauguration as UNGA president

Mr Muhammad-bande was elected President of the 74th session of the General Assembly by acclamation on June 4.

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Insecurity: 36 killed, nine kidnapped in violent attacks across Nigeria last week

The number of reported attacks from across Nigeria indicates that insecurity remains a serious challenge in the country.

EFCC operatives

Fake EFCC operative arrested in Lagos

The police said the suspect defrauds people by promising them jobs at the EFCC.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Man drugs minor, rapes her – Police

“The suspect being a friend to the family visited and found the girl eating Indomie…”, the police said.

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Alfa Belgore

$9.6bn P&ID Judgment Debt: Nigerians want former CJN Belgore punished for betraying country

Justice Belgore analysed Nigeria’s laws, exploited its shortcomings and cited case laws for the benefit of the British firm.

Femi Kuti

Lagos Task Force arrests hard drugs dealers ‘within the vicinity’ of Femi Kuti’s African Shrine

The night operation was carried out around African Shrine where sales of hard drugs like Tramadol, Codeine, Skunk, Weed, Illegal Mixed Liquor and Assorted Food take place.

Police officers used to illustrate the story (Photo Credit: Cfr.org)

Police probe complaint of ‘manhood dysfunction’ after handshake

The police said the incident happened on September 13 within the Obiagu axis of Ogui area of Enugu metropolis

Solar pannels [Photo: Nikkei Asian review]

Nigeria, 10 other African countries to benefit from major power project

The goal of Desert to Power is to propel the Sahelian economies to higher growth and prosperity

Ory Okolloh

Luminate invests $1m in Kenya media lab to support press independence

The dedicated media space to be provided by Luminate will be run in partnership with Mettā

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

INTERVIEW: How Buhari’s refusal to sign electoral amendment bill affected 2019 elections (1) – INEC Chairman

The INEC chief speaks on diverse issues affecting Nigeria’s elections, including electoral laws, card readers and diaspora voting.

President Muhammadu Buhari at Extraordinary Summit of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on Counter-Terrorism in B/Faso [Photo: T@@BashirAhmaad]

Don’t allow terrorists destabilise West Africa, Buhari urges ECOWAS leaders

President Buhari joined other ECOWAS leaders for the special one-day Summit.

Nigerian police in Borno

Six killed in Kaduna community– Police

The police in Kaduna said one person sustained gunshot injury.