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Ike Ekweremadu, PDP, Deputy Senate President

Why northern leaders fear restructuring – Ekweremadu

Mr Ekweremadu explains how the north can be persuaded to support restructuring.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Why 36 Governors will work for Buhari`s re-election – NGF Chairman

The NGF chair says governors across the federation will rather vote for Mr Buhari even if they belong to opposition political parties

The Nigeria Air Force in Nguroje

Major shake up in Nigeria Air Force, 72 senior officers redeployed

The newly posted and redeployed senior officers are expected to take over their new offices not later than January 25.

Senator Dino Melaye on hospital bed

Again, Court grants Melaye bail

Police accuse Mr Melaye of resisting arrest.

President Muhammadu Buhari

INEC will deliver credible elections, Buhari assures EU election observers

The observers promise to be neutral in their mission.

Members of the House of Reps

Reps reject committee report on Atiku’s firm, Intels

The House had in 2017 set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate and ascertain if due process was followed in the termination of contract between NPA and Intels.

President Muhammadu Buhari presiding over the Council of State meeting

Council of State endorses INEC preparations for General Elections

The council also observed a minute silence for late president Shehu Shagari.

Chairperson of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mrs Mata Banki (R) addressing workers over non-implementation of the new minimum wage for workers, in Kaduna on Tuesday (8/1/19).

NLC rejects N27,000 minimum wage

The Congress says it has called an emergency National Executive Council meeting for Friday.

File photo of DPR Officials sealing a filling station

DPR generates N1.3trn as revenue, $200m from ‘legacy indebtedness’ in 2018

An official explains how DPR is working ‘assiduously’ to shore up government revenue.

Jerry Gana

SDP youth wing gives party 24 hours to present Jerry Gana as presidential candidate

The party leadership is split over court declaration of Jerry Gana as the candidate

APC Chieftain, Chief Bola Tinubu briefing State House Correspondents

Obasanjo an election “rigger without peer” – Tinubu

Mr Tinubu says Mr Obasanjo lacks the moral compass to criticise Mr Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari presiding over the Council of State meeting

National Council of State pegs minimum wage at N27,000

The council’s meeting was presided by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday.

EU Observation Mission

2019: EU’s election analysts, observers arrive Nigeria

The team will observe elections in the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria

Italy's Deputy Prime Minister, Luigi Maio

Row as Italy accuses France of exploiting Africa and fueling migration

Italy’s deputy PM wants the EU to impose sanctions on France.

From left: President Muhammadu Buhari; Senate President Bukola Saraki and former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the National Council of State Meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday

Obasanjo, Jonathan, Saraki, others meet Buhari

Messrs Buhari and Obasanjo are meeting two days after the former president accused Mr Buhari of planning to rig the 2019 election.

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

Nigerian govt asks CJN Onnoghen to ‘step aside’

A government prosecutor says a letter asking the top judge to step down had been dispatched.

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen

CJN Onnoghen absent again as tribunal resumes alleged assets fraud trial

The top jurist issued a fresh summon to appear for trial today.

Dino Melaye

Police refuse to release Dino Melaye despite meeting bail conditions

The opposition lawmaker was arrested on January 4.

World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum starts amid economic, political worries

Brazil’s new far-right President, Jair Bolsonaro, will hold the first keynote speech.

Pic 30. APC Presidential Candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari (L) with Kaduna State APC Gubernatorial Candidate, Gov Nasir El-Rufai during APC Presidential rally at Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna on Friday (18/1/18)

UPDATED: One dead, many injured as platform collapses at Buhari’s Borno campaign

Witnesses say at least 50 people were injured.

File photo of ASUU meeting with the Nigerian govt delegation prior to a warning strike

ASUU strike continues as lecturers meeting with FG ends without agreement

At least six other meetings have been held between ASUU and the FG.

Obasanjo’s attack on TraderMoni reflects either his ignorance or mischief — Presidency

Vice Presidency Osinbajo reacts to the former president’s attack.

President Muhammadu Buhari discussing with Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige during the submission of the report of the Tripartite Committee on the National Minimium Wage at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (6/11/18)

ASUU Strike: Resolve all issues today, Buhari orders Ngige

The president pleaded for “a little sacrifice from all sides.”

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen

Stop Onnoghen’s trial now, follow due process, NBA tells Buhari

Mr Onnoghen is facing trial on six counts of alleged false asset declaration.

ASUU Strike: Lecturers meet Nigerian govt delegation

ASUU Strike: Another govt meeting with lecturers commences

Prior to Monday’s meeting, at least six others have been held between both parties.