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BREAKING: Acting President Osinbajo swears-in 2 new ministers, others, allocates portfolios (photos)

BREAKING: Acting President Osinbajo swears-in 2 new ministers, others, allocates portfolios (photos)

BREAKING: Acting President Osinbajo swears-in 2 new ministers, others, allocates portfolios (photos)
Presidency mocks as planned protest against Buhari in London flops (Photos)

Presidency mocks as planned protest against Buhari in London flops (Photos)

The Nigerian presidency has said the planned protest against ailing Muhammadu Buhari’s stay outside the country flopped on Monday, August 7, 2017 in London.

Presidency mocks as planned protest against Buhari in London flops (Photos)
GOOD NEWS: Federal government adjusts school curricular again, returns history as a subject

GOOD NEWS: Federal government adjusts school curricular again, returns history as a subject

Professor Josiah Ajiboye, who heads the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, said that the decision to bring back History was made at a recent meeting.

GOOD NEWS: Federal government adjusts school curricular again, returns history as a subject
UPDATE: Edwin Clark reveals what his team discussed with Professor Osinbajo inside Aso Rock as militants begin new threats

UPDATE: Edwin Clark reveals what his team discussed with Professor Osinbajo inside Aso Rock as militants begin new threats

Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s acting president, is currently meeting with some top Niger Deltan leaders over renewed threats from the oil-producing region.

UPDATE: Edwin Clark reveals what his team discussed with Professor Osinbajo inside Aso Rock as militants begin new threats
EFCC goes tough, sends very strong warning to Nigerians over Magu

EFCC goes tough, sends very strong warning to Nigerians over Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has warned Nigerians against patronizing some people who claim to have been appointed by its chairman.

EFCC goes tough, sends very strong warning to Nigerians over Magu
You are on your own - Yorubas in the north tells agitators for Oduduwa Republic

You are on your own - Yorubas in the north tells agitators for Oduduwa Republic

Led by Dr Jimoh Aiyelangbe, the acting president-general, the Yoruba communities in the 19 northern states and Abuja, said they are not part of the agitation.

You are on your own - Yorubas in the north tells agitators for Oduduwa Republic
Fulani herdsmen allegedly defy government order against open grazing in Abuja (Photos)

Fulani herdsmen allegedly defy government order against open grazing in Abuja (Photos)

In Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, Fulani herdsmen have allegedly continued with open grazing of cattle despite calls against it by the government and citizens.

Fulani herdsmen allegedly defy government order against open grazing in Abuja (Photos)
GOOD NEWS: FG to give out huge funds Nigerian businessmen, lists qualifications

GOOD NEWS: FG to give out huge funds Nigerian businessmen, lists qualifications

The administration of Buhari has opened its YouWiN! Connect programme portal through which it funds ventures of successful participants in the country.

GOOD NEWS: FG to give out huge funds Nigerian businessmen, lists qualifications
Julius Berger writes Fashola announcing suspension of work, in response to Lagos-Ibadan budget cuts by NASS

Julius Berger writes Fashola announcing suspension of work, in response to Lagos-Ibadan budget cuts by NASS

Mr Fashola had in a recent interview, complained that the legislators had in approving the budget, reduced funds for some key projects of his ministry.

Julius Berger writes Fashola announcing suspension of work, in response to Lagos-Ibadan budget cuts by NASS
JUST IN: Buratai, Olonishakin get relocation order from Osinbajo over Boko Haram

JUST IN: Buratai, Olonishakin get relocation order from Osinbajo over Boko Haram

Osinbajo ordered Tukur Buratai, chief of Army staff, and Sadique Abubakar, Chief of Air staff, to relocate to Maiduguri, Borno state capital, immediately.

JUST IN: Buratai, Olonishakin get relocation order from Osinbajo over Boko Haram
Boko Haram forces Buhari’s government to stop oil exploration in Lake Chad

Boko Haram forces Buhari’s government to stop oil exploration in Lake Chad

Kachikwu, who spoke with journalists in Abuja, said the attack by Boko Haram members on the explorers was a major setback to the quest for oil in the north.

Boko Haram forces Buhari’s government to stop oil exploration in Lake Chad
You must stop stealing public funds - Borno Governor Shettima warns 35 colleagues

You must stop stealing public funds - Borno Governor Shettima warns 35 colleagues

Shettima said rather than think of enriching themselves through criminal means, they should concentrate on improving the lives of the people in their states.

You must stop stealing public funds - Borno Governor Shettima warns 35 colleagues
EXPOSED: Group reveals new sponsors of Boko Haram and their link with the 2019 presidential election

EXPOSED: Group reveals new sponsors of Boko Haram and their link with the 2019 presidential election

The recent increase in attacks carried out by Boko Haram against security agents and citizens have a link with the coming 2019 presidential election, NPI says.

EXPOSED: Group reveals new sponsors of Boko Haram and their link with the 2019 presidential election
Buhari's government raises alarm as fraudsters take over president's anti-corruption committee

Buhari's government raises alarm as fraudsters take over president's anti-corruption committee

The Nigerian government raised the alarm over what it calls an orchestrated plot to discredit the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC).

Buhari's government raises alarm as fraudsters take over president's anti-corruption committee
JUST IN: Nigerian governor loses N500m allegedly diverted from Paris Club refund, another forfeits $500,000

JUST IN: Nigerian governor loses N500m allegedly diverted from Paris Club refund, another forfeits $500,000

The court also ruled that the $500,000 of the $3million diverted by another governor from the refund for the building of a 100-room hotel in Lagos be seized.

JUST IN: Nigerian governor loses N500m allegedly diverted from Paris Club refund, another forfeits $500,000
JUST IN: Ex-President Jonathan, governors and top members of PDP storm Abuja ahead of 2019

JUST IN: Ex-President Jonathan, governors and top members of PDP storm Abuja ahead of 2019

Ex-President Jonathan, governor Ayodele Fayose, his Rivers state counterpart Nyesom Wike and many others are currently at the National Secretariat in Abuja.

JUST IN: Ex-President Jonathan, governors and top members of PDP storm Abuja ahead of 2019
UPDATE: Excitement as Acting President Osinbajo storms N-Power call centre, extends registration by 2 weeks

UPDATE: Excitement as Acting President Osinbajo storms N-Power call centre, extends registration by 2 weeks

The N-Power employment scheme was initiated by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to reduce the number of unemployed Nigerians in the country.

UPDATE: Excitement as Acting President Osinbajo storms N-Power call centre, extends registration by 2 weeks
JUST IN: Top Osun state female official discovered murdered in Kogi on her way to Abuja

JUST IN: Top Osun state female official discovered murdered in Kogi on her way to Abuja

Mrs Olufunke Kolawole, it was learnt, left Osogbo, the capital of Osun state on her way to Abuja on Thursday 13, but was reportedly murdered in Okene.

JUST IN: Top Osun state female official discovered murdered in Kogi on her way to Abuja
Nigerian Army not responsible for release of 82 Chibok girls - Buratai reveals what truly happened

Nigerian Army not responsible for release of 82 Chibok girls - Buratai reveals what truly happened

Buratai insisted that Boko Haram has been defeated since they only operate in a limited area unlike in the past when they were present in some northern states.

Nigerian Army not responsible for release of 82 Chibok girls - Buratai reveals what truly happened
Okupe rejects north's condition for Nigeria's restructuring

Okupe rejects north's condition for Nigeria's restructuring

Doyin Okupe also volunteered to facilitate a meeting between the northern organisation and leaders from the south for a resolution of the lingering issue.

Okupe rejects north's condition for Nigeria's restructuring
The grand ploy to silence Christianity is the reason for the attack on Synagogue church, House on the Rock - CAN youths

The grand ploy to silence Christianity is the reason for the attack on Synagogue church, House on the Rock - CAN youths

The youth wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) alleged that the recent fire incident on the House on the Rock Church, Abuja is actually an attack.

The grand ploy to silence Christianity is the reason for the attack on Synagogue church, House on the Rock - CAN youths
Stop asking for financial assistance, you are rich - European Union to Nigeria

Stop asking for financial assistance, you are rich - European Union to Nigeria

The ambassador who said EU was not promising further assistance to Nigeria however said that the country remains EU key partner in view of the role it play.

Stop asking for financial assistance, you are rich - European Union to Nigeria
After weeks of silence, ex-President Jonathan finally speaks on agitations by IPOB and others

After weeks of silence, ex-President Jonathan finally speaks on agitations by IPOB and others

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has added his voice to the discussions and opinions about agitations being championed by the southeast section in Nigeria

After weeks of silence, ex-President Jonathan finally speaks on agitations by IPOB and others
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