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UN tasks Nigeria on stigmatisation of ‘Boko Haram wives, children’

“There’s a convention on the rights of the child that protect these children and more needs to be done.”

Boris Johnson

UK regrets U.S. withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council

“Britain’s support for the Human Rights Council remains steadfast.”

Truck carrying plywood or Ojuelegba bridge. [Photo credit:]

Two die in Lagos truck accident

The accident occurred on Tuesday night.

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68.5 million people displaced globally – UNHCR

More than two thirds of all refugees worldwide originated from only a handful of countries.


Tragedy as truck consignment falls on vehicles in Lagos

The tragic incident happened Tuesday night around Ojuelegba bridge.

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

N1.6 trillion released for capital projects in 2017 budget – Adeosun

About a third of the capital releases went to the ministry of power, works and housing.

Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf

NHIS Executive Secretary in fresh trouble over N25billion ‘investment’

Mr Yusuf ignored a directive by the minister and reportedly decieved the governing council of the NHIS.

Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture

Nigerian govt outlines plan to permanently solve farmers-herders crisis

Ten states were identified as the frontline states to receive pilot interventions.

Israeli former energy minister, Gonen Segev

Abuja-based ex-Israeli minister arrested for allegedly spying for Iran

Gonen Segev lived in Nigeria on a self-imposed exile until he was arrested in Equatorial Guinea and extradited to Israel last month.


Abdul Kafarati sworn in as substantive chief judge of Federal High Court

He was sworn in by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

A cross-section of Governors during the APC National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja on Tuesday (27/3/18). 01790/27/3/2018/Hogan Bassey/BJO/NAN

APC Convention: No consensus candidates yet – Official

The governors of the party will meet on Wednesday.

The protesters at the APC Secretariat

Protesters storm APC secretariat, demand Oyegun’s NWC exit

The protesters carry placards praising a leading contender for the national chairmanship of the party, Adams Oshiomhole.


Buhari to sign 2018 budget Wednesday — Presidency

The budget was passed on May 16.

Senator Shehu Sani

Top APC senator threatens to quit party

The lawmaker says his “goods are already at the departure lounge of APC”.

How Nigeria’s paramilitary agencies are handling BSC/HND dichotomy

In many paramilitary agencies, HND holders on level 07 have been upgraded to level 08 with their degree counterparts.

WHO tags video game addiction ‘mental disorder’

saw the official designation as causing needless concern among parents.

Over 500,000 people killed annually by small arms – UN study

Government representatives are meeting at UN Headquarters to review global action.

Atiku Abubakar visits Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose

2019: Atiku Visits Fayose

The Atiku Abubakar campaign office releases the presidential aspirant’s itinery.

University of Ibadan (UI)

PTCIJ, others demand recall of suspended UI student journalist

The University of Ibadan rusticated Mr Adebajo over a critical newspaper article he wrote on the university


I am not going to America — Atiku

A group lists Mr Abubakar as a keynote speaker at a business forum, fuelling speculations his U.S. visa restrictions have been lifted.


Polio: Over 100,000 children yet to be immunised in Northeastern Nigeria – Minister

The Boko Haram insurgency has made some areas inaccessible for immunisation covera

The 10 ‘firsts’ of Russia 2018 World Cup

The opening games have produced surprises.

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Rice smuggling: Nigeria to shut land border in few days

Nigeris says an unnamed neighbouring country is trying to ruin its economy.

John Odigie-Oyegun, APC Chairman

National Convention: APC disqualifies 19 aspirants

The official says 18 persons petitioned the committee.

Adamawa Governor's Chief of Staff, Abdulrahman Jimeta

Adamawa Governor’s Chief of Staff, Abdulrahman Jimeta, is dead

The politician died in Saudi Arabia.