Obasanjo berates state governors, lawmakers opposed to local govt autonomy
Former president laments only nine state legislatures have endorsed the bill passed by National Assembly.
Why Nigerians, others fall for fake news – BBC Research
The report focuses on spread of fake news in Nigeria, Kenya and India.
HealthCheck: Is killer ‘Evolution’ drink in circulation in Nigeria?
The claim that the drink contains lethal poison that causes death is yet to be verified.
Jonathan, Boss Mustapha, Lai Mohammed, others eulogise late Justice Uche
Other prominent personalities paid tribute to the late judge.
Court to determine final forfeiture of N2.2bn linked to Nigeria’s ex-air force chief
The ex-air force chief is also being prosecuted by the EFCC.
How PREMIUM TIMES story led to arrest of APC governorship candidate, Uzodinma
Mr Uzodinma, a serving senator, received $12.5 million from Nigerian government for Calabar Ports dredging but failed to deliver the contract.
How Togolese cook killed his Nigerian employer — Police
The suspect fled the crime scene but was later arrested.
ASUU Strike: Govt’s lead negotiator, Babalakin, speaks on education bank, other concerns
ASUU urged to return to negotiation table.
Soldiers kill two Boko Haram commanders – Official
The army also names the suspects.
Graves of scores of ‘previously unknown’ Nigerian soldiers found in Myanmar
A Nigerian diplomat visited the graves and is currently documenting his findings.
JAMB to offer scholarships to best-performing foreign nationals
“Scholarship would be available to some foreign nationals who perform exceptionally in the examination,” he said.
Why I didn’t pay my taxes directly to Nigeria — Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama
The nation’s most-senior diplomat responds to a PREMIUM TIMES’ report about income tax certificates submitted by ministers during their confirmation process.
Shake up in Nigerian Army: General leading Boko Haram war, 102 others redeployed
Authorities say the officers were moved to reenergise the army and its ongoing operations.
Alleged Fraud: Oshiomhole attacks SSS, says agency ‘interfering’
The secret police questioned the ruling party’s chairman over a series of fraudulent dealings during the party’s primaries.
ANALYSIS: Buhari’s Certificate Controversy: Was it necessary?
What is the position of the law on Mr Buhari’s initial inability to present a minimum of a senior secondary school certificate for INEC screening ahead of the 2019 polls.
56 political parties ready for 2019 general elections- INEC official
The official urges community leaders to advise their youth against disrupting the elections.
Over 30,000 Cameroonian refugees arrive Nigeria – UN
Violence in Cameroon’s primarily English-speaking north-west and south-west areas has worsened over the past year.
What Nigeria must do to achieve economic growth – U.S. Govt
“The next 30 years will be pivotal for Africa as its population is set to double to 2.5 billion by 2050.”
Osinbajo replies Reps, denies acting illegally on emergency funds
A Reps committee report indicted the vice president.
Buhari administration asked us to slash 30 agencies’ budget to fund INEC – Senate
The senate earlier passed the N242, 245, 050,100 supplementary budget on October 16
INEC recognises APC Ogun governorship candidate opposed by Gov. Amosun
Reuben Abati is the PDP running mate.
Finally, FG inaugurates governing council for Medical and Dental Council
NMA had vowed to sue government if it did not appoint the council by end of September.