The father-in-law of former president Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr Christopher Abebe, was on Friday, May 18, buried in his hometown, Iruekpen, in Esan west local government area of Edo. Late Abebe, who died on March 22 at the age 99.
Nigerian Army on Friday, May 18, said allegations against it by retired Gen. T.Y Danjuma that it colluded with militia in Taraba and refused to protect the people were untrue. Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Buratai made this known.
Trial of Kogi state senator, Dino Melaye has been adjourned indefinitely on the basis of his medical condition by a high court of the federal capital territory on Thursday, May 17. Melaye is being prosecuted in Abuja and Lokoja.
Five farmers have been reportedly killed at Ukemberagya district, near Anyii, in Logo local government area of Benue state by suspected herdsmen. Anyii was the the last IIDPs camp Yemi Osinbajo when he visited the state.
A prosecution witness, Usman Zakari, on Wednesday, May 16, told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he was competent to investigate a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)Jumoke Akinjide, charged with N650m.
The meeting between the Federal government and striking Joint Health Workers Union (JOHESU) which was held on Wednesday, May 16, was reported to have ended in deadlock as the health workers stormed out the conference.
A group within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) identified as PDP Support Group (PSG), has called on former Ondo state governor, Olusegun Mimiko to account for funds raised to campaign for the party in the state's 2016.
Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, has alleged that his security details was withdrawn after he criticised Ibrahim Idris, Nigeria's inspector general of police. He disclosed this during his contribution to the allegation raised by Saraki.
The president of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki is set to lead a 10-man delegation to President Muhammadu Buhari over alleged attempt to implicate him in a criminal matter.This followed an explanation on the matter by Saraki.
The Senate has passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill following the consideration and adoption of the report by the joint National Assembly Committee on Appropriation.The report was laid before the Senate on Tuesday.
Anti Corruption Crusaders of Nigeria (ACCN), an NGO, has described the recent corruption scandal rocking the National Examination Council (NECO) as a desperate attempt by disgruntled elements to mess up the President Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari's aide, Okoi Obono-Obla, chairman of the special presidential investigation panel for the recovery of public properties, has come under fire as a house of representatives panel called for his arrest.
The senator representing Kaduna central on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has listed Nigerians who have integrity like President Muhammadu Buhari. Shehu Sani published the list on his twitter handle.
The newspaper review for Wednesday, May 16, leads with the statement credited to speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara in which he told President Buhari that he is not the only corrupt free person in Nigeria.
The Lagos state commissioner of police, Edgal Imohimi, has ordered investigation into alleged killing of three men during a raid by Lagos state Task Force on land grabbers at Ilaje area of Makoko, Lagos in Lagos.
Alhaji Balarabe Musa, a former governor of old Kaduna state has openly criticised President Muhammadu Buhari saying the president's administration had not done better on corruption than it did between 1983 and 1985.
The FCT Police Command has confirmed the arrest of 60 members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in the territory during a violent protest on Monday in Abuja. The group defied warning from the police and staged a protest.
83-year-old historian and associate of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Professor Banji Akintoye, has recounted how President Muhammadu Buhari arrested him and jailed respected leaders like late Michael Adekunle Ajasin.
President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Dutse in Jigawa after a 2-day working visit to the state. The president has arrived in Abuja to commission the ulra mordern head office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
The Nigerian Army flagged off Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA on February 20 2018 to practice Nigerian troops in the North Central and parts of North West on planning and conduct of “Military Operations Other Than War”.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been faulted over their claims that they raided a popular club in Ikoyi area of Lagos and arrested suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo boys.
Chief justice of Nigeria has claimed that politicians are interfering in the process of judges appointment. He said Nigeria's current system of judges appointment in Nigeria empowers governors to block names of nominated persons.