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2017-07-26 I Will Be Back Soon, Buhari Writes AU
[Leadership] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the chairman of the assemblies of heads of state and government of the African Union (AU) and president of Guinea, Alpha Conde, informing him that he will be returning to Nigeria soon to continue his duties as president.

2017-07-26 London Visit - How Much Does It Cost Nigerian Taxpayers?
[Guardian] The recent visit by a dozen party leaders to London, United Kingdom where President Muhammadu Buhari is recuperating costs only a few hours. But the visit has cost Nigerian taxpayers an estimated sum of N50 million.

2017-07-26 42 Escaped Chibok Schoolgirls Graduate From Plateau, Katsina Schools
[Daily Trust] Forty-two girls who escaped from Boko Haram after their abduction ?at Government Secondary School, Chibok on April 14, 2014? have graduated from private schools in Plateau and Katsina states through a joint sponsorship ?by the Borno State Government and a non-profit humanitarian organization, Girl Child Concern, chaired by Dr Mairo Mandara, a foremost advocate of girl-child education in Nigeria.

2017-07-26 Senate Considers 35 Years Age Qualification for President
[Premium Times] The Senate has received the 33-item report on the fourth alteration of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria.

2017-07-26 Six Governors Off to London to See Buhari
[Premium Times] Six governors are set to travel to London to visit Nigeria's ailing President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday.

2017-07-25 Lagos Council Elections Official Results
[Premium Times] The election into chairmanship and councillorship positions in Lagos held on July 22 across the 20 local government areas and 37 local council development areas.

2017-07-26 419ers Impersonating Buhari's Anti-Corruption Advisers - Govt
[Premium Times] The Federal Government has raised the alarm over an orchestrated plot to discredit the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, and by extension the government's anti-corruption efforts.

2017-07-26 Why Central Bank Retained Benchmark Lending Rate At 14% - Emefiele
[Premium Times] The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Godwin Emefiele has said that the benchmark lending rate for banks in the country was retained for the seventh consecutive time at 14 per cent to maintain the modest stability in the foreign exchange market.

2017-07-26 Senate Approves Report On Nigerian Peace Corps Bill
[Daily Trust] The Nigerian senate today approved the report on the Nigerian peace corps bill.

2017-07-26 Many Trapped, Five Rescued As Another Building Collapses in Lagos
[This Day] Barely two years after a three-storey building collapsed at Swamps Street on Lagos Island, another building yesterday collapsed in the same axis, trapping scores underneath the rubbles.

2017-07-26 Confusion Over Presidential Directive for IOCs to Relocate Heaquarters
[This Day] The recent reported directive by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to international oil companies (IOCs) to relocate their headquarters to the Niger Delta region is being mired in confusion.

2017-07-26 Protest Rocks Ekiti Federal Varsity Over Alleged Extortion
[This Day] Ado-Ekiti -Protest on MOday rocked the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, (FUOYE) as students barricaded the main gate of the institution to protest

2017-07-26 Govt Raises the Alarm Over Plot to Discredit Pacac
[Leadership] Abuja -The federal government has raised the alarm over alleged orchestrated plot to discredit the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), and by extension the government's anti-corruption efforts, using '419ers' and their ilk.

2017-07-26 Police Kill Five Kidnappers During Shootout, Rescue Victim
[Premium Times] The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday night killed five suspected kidnappers? after a failed attempt to collect N100 million ransom.

2017-07-26 Police Arrest Certificate Forger
[This Day] Sokoto -The Sokoto State Police Command Tuesday paraded a suspected fraudster, Dauda Julde, who specialised in forging certificates and identity cards of tertiary institutions in the state.

2017-07-26 INEC - Nigerians' Faith in Commission, Electoral Process Has Grown Greatly
[This Day] Asaba -The Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Edo State, Mrs Rose Orianran-Anthony, has said that Nigerians have generally embraced INEC and democratic process in the country since the restoration of democratic system in 1999.

2017-07-26 Obuah Blames Blocked Drainages, Waterways for Port Harcourt Flooding
[This Day] The Sole Administrator of the Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA), Mr. Felix Obuah, has blamed the unfortunate flooding in Port Harcourt, which rendered some people homeless and destroyed property on the refusal of the people doing business in the city to heed to several warnings from the agency regarding indiscriminate dumping of refuse.

2017-07-26 Speaker Decries Lack of Inter-Agency Cooperation On IDPs
[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Tuesday condemned the lack of inter-agency cooperation in dealing with displaced persons, refugees and migrants in the country.

2017-07-26 Exit of a Human Rights Defender
[This Day] Segun James revisits the life and times of Olu Onagoruwa?, a human rights defender, whose decision to work for the late military dictator, Sani Abacha, as Attorney General of the Federation, resulted in a reversal of fortunes in his political and personal life

2017-07-26 We Need More Engineer Entrepreneurs Than Engineer Job Seekers - Obasanjo
[Vanguard] Africa needs engineering competences in problem solving, design and analytical thinking to overcome its socio-economic development challenges, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said.

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