The mainstream Nigerian newspapers for Thursday, June 21, are focused on the signing of the 208 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari as well as the concern raised by the president over the irregularities in the budget.
The National Assembly has responded to President Muhammadu Buhari's queries which was signed on Wednesday, June 20. The Senate said its actions while working on the budget was informed by the provisions of the Constitution.
The Plateau police command has announced the arrest of the leader of a criminal group known as Sarasuka and 32 other members. The police's spokesperson, ASP Terna Tyopev said that the suspects have been charged to court.
The federal government of Nigeria has on Monday, June 18, signed an agreement with three countries for the repatriation of another $500 million looted during the regime of former head of state, late General Sani Abacha.
The Makurdi High Court has thrown out a murder case against Joseph Kyaagba, the former Special Adviser to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state. The court claimed it lacked jurisdiction to preside over Kyaagba's case.
The National Assembly has explained while it delayed the 2018 budget and made a cut of N347 billion in the allocations to 4,700 projects submitted for consideration and why it introduced new 6,403 projects amounting to N578b.
A chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Edo state, Oserimhen Osunbor, has withdrawn from the race, and endorsed his opponent, Adams Oshiomhole, for the chairmanship.
The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the Saturday, June 16, night attacks in Damboa, Borno state by men suspected Boko Haram insurgents targeting People celebrating the Eid el-Fitr.
The death of a policeman, Inspector Gabriel Kayode, has created controversy in Ekiti state after an aide of Governor Ayo Fayose, Lere Olayinka, claimed the officer was knocked down by a vehicle in the convoy of Kayode Fayemi.
After Justice Olasumbo Goodluck of FCT High Court, Maitama, adjourned his case indefinitely and granted him a leave to travel, Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West senatorial district, has left Nigeria for London.
A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in Abia state has threatened to drag the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, back to court for disobeying a court order on the state convention.
The executive secretary of the NHIS, Usman Yusuf, has once again been linked to a fresh fund controversy after he allegedly invested N25billion 'idle funds' of the NHIS against the advice of the minister of health.
As the crisis in Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) continues, the Senator Magnus Abe faction of the party has cautioned the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, against causing crisis in party.
Former Vice-president Atiku Abubakar flew to Akure, capital of Ondo state to lead the governorship campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in nearby Ekiti state and ran into APC leader, Bola Tinubu at the airport.
After much delay, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to sign the 2018 national budget into law on Wednesday, June 20, according to the president's senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu.
Fresh crisis is reportedly looming in the South East chapter of the APC over an alleged ‘unity list’ compiled ahead of the national convention. The unity list is reportedly a list of those to be supported to win in the elections.
A report by a UK Newspaper, The Sun, claimed that Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a terrorist group in the Middle East, is sneaking terrorists to Nigeria from Syria to train terrorists for possible attacks in Britain.
Gunmen believed to be kidnappers have murdered and buried a member of the staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), John Iheanacho, after he reportedly paid them a huge ransom in foreign currency.
The Nigeria Police Force has paraded Paul Chukwujekwu Ezengo and Emmanuel Adogah for allegedly killing one Charity Chidebere Aiyedogbon, popularly known as Chacha, who mysteriously disappeared in Abuja in 2016.
The governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, on Thursday, June 14, has suspended the state's commisioner for solid minerals, Francis Orji, for what he described as acts capable of bringing embarrasment to the government.
The Nigeria Police Force, on Thursday, June 14, released a list of contacts where civilians harassed or extorted by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad popular refer to as SARS can lodge their complaints.
The Kogi government on June 14, confirmed 17 cases of cholera out of which 3 had died in Kabawa Uphill Community in Lokoja, the state capital. The Permanent Secretary, Kogi Ministry of Health, Kolawole Johnson, disclosed this.