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Nigerian senate passes bill to enforce inauguration of president, vice-president at National Assembly

Nigerian senate passes bill to enforce inauguration of president, vice-president at National Assembly

Nigerian senate passes bill to enforce inauguration of president, vice-president at National Assembly
UPDATED: President Buhari’s meeting with Kachikwu set for Friday, October 6

UPDATED: President Buhari’s meeting with Kachikwu set for Friday, October 6

The meeting between Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum and President Buhari is scheduled for Friday, October 6 and not today as earlier reported.

UPDATED: President Buhari’s meeting with Kachikwu set for Friday, October 6
Buhari allegedly silent on Kachikwu's letter complaining about NNPC boss Baru

Buhari allegedly silent on Kachikwu's letter complaining about NNPC boss Baru

The crises rocking the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) seems not to have touched Muhammadu Buhari as the president has refused to respond.

Buhari allegedly silent on Kachikwu's letter complaining about NNPC boss Baru
Mama Taraba full of smiles as President Buhari presides over FEC meeting (photos, video)

Mama Taraba full of smiles as President Buhari presides over FEC meeting (photos, video)

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday, September 4.

Mama Taraba full of smiles as President Buhari presides over FEC meeting (photos, video)
Journalist diary: Journey to the biggest palace in Africa and other wonders of a Nigerian state

Journalist diary: Journey to the biggest palace in Africa and other wonders of a Nigerian state

Some states in Nigeria are blessed with natural resources and tourist attractions more than the others and such state is Ondo state known as Sunshine state.

Journalist diary: Journey to the biggest palace in Africa and other wonders of a Nigerian state
Nnamdi Kanu's brother lists items allegedly stolen from his room after soldiers' invasion

Nnamdi Kanu's brother lists items allegedly stolen from his room after soldiers' invasion

Emmanuel, brother to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, claims some items went missing from his room after security operatives' invasion.

Nnamdi Kanu's brother lists items allegedly stolen from his room after soldiers' invasion
Despite agitation, Nigerians in US unite for 57th independence anniversary (photo)

Despite agitation, Nigerians in US unite for 57th independence anniversary (photo)

Nigerians in the US on Monday converged on the Nigerian Embassy in Washington DC to join in the celebration of the 57th independence anniversary of the country.

Despite agitation, Nigerians in US unite for 57th independence anniversary (photo)
Police arrest another Boko Haram member in Ondo

Police arrest another Boko Haram member in Ondo

The Ondo state Police on Sunday said it had arrested another Boko Haram member, identified as Mohammed Basha in Isua Akoko area of Akoko southeast local govt.

Police arrest another Boko Haram member in Ondo
Governor Nyesom Wike says Nigeria has failed as a Nation after 18 years of political rule

Governor Nyesom Wike says Nigeria has failed as a Nation after 18 years of political rule

Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has taken a deeper look at Nigerian and concluded that in some areas, the country has failed its citizens in the past 18 years.

Governor Nyesom Wike says Nigeria has failed as a Nation after 18 years of political rule
UK asks Nigerian government about Nnamdi Kanu's status

UK asks Nigerian government about Nnamdi Kanu's status

The United Kingdom has asked the Nigerian government to clarify the status and whereabouts of the Indigenous People of Biafra leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

UK asks Nigerian government about Nnamdi Kanu's status
Python dance: Federal High Court orders accelerated hearing in suit against Buhari, army

Python dance: Federal High Court orders accelerated hearing in suit against Buhari, army

A Federal High Court sitting in Enugu has ordered accelerated hearing of the case instituted against President Muhammadu Buhari, the chief of army staff.

Python dance: Federal High Court orders accelerated hearing in suit against Buhari, army
Shehu Sani blasts FG over plans to pull out of 90 international organisations

Shehu Sani blasts FG over plans to pull out of 90 international organisations

Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani‎ faulted Nigeria's federal government over plans to pull out of international organisations.

Shehu Sani blasts FG over plans to pull out of 90 international organisations
IPOB members protest in Israel, demand for Biafra's freedom

IPOB members protest in Israel, demand for Biafra's freedom

Days after being proscribed and declared a terrorist group by the southeast governors and army, members of the IPOB staged a rally in Israel to call for Biafra.

IPOB members protest in Israel, demand for Biafra's freedom
IPOB: Journalist drags Nigeria before International Criminal Court over army's invasion of southeast

IPOB: Journalist drags Nigeria before International Criminal Court over army's invasion of southeast

A Nigerian journalist has written a petition to the International Criminal Court over human rights abuses, torture and extra-judicial killing in southeast.

IPOB: Journalist drags Nigeria before International Criminal Court over army's invasion of southeast
I was not sacked, I resigned - Flight attendant who made racist comments about Nigerians claims

I was not sacked, I resigned - Flight attendant who made racist comments about Nigerians claims

British Airways on Tuesday, September 26 dismissed a flight attendant who posted a Snapchat video in which she made racist remarks about Nigerian passengers.

I was not sacked, I resigned - Flight attendant who made racist comments about Nigerians claims
Group calls on Buhari to reinstate Babachir Lawal if Osinbajo-led panel did not indict him

Group calls on Buhari to reinstate Babachir Lawal if Osinbajo-led panel did not indict him

A sociopolitical group, north east youth forum has called on President Muhammad Buhari to reinstate the suspended secretary to government of the federation.

Group calls on Buhari to reinstate Babachir Lawal if Osinbajo-led panel did not indict him
Governor el Rufai weeps in public as he meets 5-year-old boy whose eyes were plucked by ritualists

Governor el Rufai weeps in public as he meets 5-year-old boy whose eyes were plucked by ritualists

Governor el Rufai of Kaduna state on Wednesday, September 27, broke down in tears after meeting five-year-old Sàdiq Usman whose eyes were plucked by ritualists.

Governor el Rufai weeps in public as he meets 5-year-old boy whose eyes were plucked by ritualists
Newspaper review: Reps vow not to surrender their powers over restructuring calls

Newspaper review: Reps vow not to surrender their powers over restructuring calls

The Nigerian newspapers for Wednesday, September 27, 2017, lead with the restructuring agitations embarked on by many Nigerians among other top stories.

Newspaper review: Reps vow not to surrender their powers over restructuring calls
APC attacks Buhari's aide, calls him ‘rogue elephant’

APC attacks Buhari's aide, calls him ‘rogue elephant’

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption, Professor Itse Sagay has come under attack from the national leadership of the APC.

APC attacks Buhari's aide, calls him ‘rogue elephant’
All Nigerian pilgrims to arrive in next 10 days - Hajj commission

All Nigerian pilgrims to arrive in next 10 days - Hajj commission

National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has said the ongoing airlift of Nigerian pilgrims back home is expected to be completed within the next 10 days.

All Nigerian pilgrims to arrive in next 10 days - Hajj commission
British lawyer blocks EFCC's move to interrogate Alison-Madueke

British lawyer blocks EFCC's move to interrogate Alison-Madueke

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has accused John Binns of BCL Solicitors of blocking moves by the agency to interrogate Diezani Alison-Madueke.

British lawyer blocks EFCC's move to interrogate Alison-Madueke
Our side of the story - Nnamdi Kanu's brother opens up on army's invasion of their residence

Our side of the story - Nnamdi Kanu's brother opens up on army's invasion of their residence

Emmanuel, brother to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has opened up on the recent clash between members of IPOB and Nigerian army.

Our side of the story - Nnamdi Kanu's brother opens up on army's invasion of their residence
We want to go back home - IDPs in Maiduguri demand return to Bama

We want to go back home - IDPs in Maiduguri demand return to Bama

The Bama Initiative for Human Development, an NGO, on Sunday in Maiduguri staged a peaceful demonstration demanding the return of Internally Displaced Persons.

We want to go back home - IDPs in Maiduguri demand return to Bama
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