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Buhari swears in audit committee on assets recovery

Buhari swears in audit committee on assets recovery

Buhari swears in audit committee on assets recovery
Take note: These cities will experience sunny, hazy, cloudy weather on Friday, November 17

Take note: These cities will experience sunny, hazy, cloudy weather on Friday, November 17

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) predicts partly cloudy to sunny weather conditions over the central states of the country on Friday, November 17.

Take note: These cities will experience sunny, hazy, cloudy weather on Friday, November 17
Patience Jonathan begs court 6 months after her 16 accounts were temporarily frozen

Patience Jonathan begs court 6 months after her 16 accounts were temporarily frozen

Ex-first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has appealed to the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to lift the temporary freezing of her 16 bank accounts.

Patience Jonathan begs court 6 months after her 16 accounts were temporarily frozen
Suspected N239m military pension thieves get bail

Suspected N239m military pension thieves get bail

Federal Capital Territory High Court granted bail to the two military officers accused of stealing monies meant for payment of death benefits deceased officers

Suspected N239m military pension thieves get bail
More alleged dirty deals revealed by witness about run-away Maina, ex-HoS Steve Oronsaye

More alleged dirty deals revealed by witness about run-away Maina, ex-HoS Steve Oronsaye

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is accusing the former Head of Service of the Federation (HoS), Stephen Oronsaye, of diverting funds.

More alleged dirty deals revealed by witness about run-away Maina, ex-HoS Steve Oronsaye
I met Maina in Dubai and wrote some letters to FCSC concerning his reinstatement - AGF Malami reportedly admits before Senate

I met Maina in Dubai and wrote some letters to FCSC concerning his reinstatement - AGF Malami reportedly admits before Senate

Malami also admitted that he wrote some letters to the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) concerning the sacked chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team.

I met Maina in Dubai and wrote some letters to FCSC concerning his reinstatement - AGF Malami reportedly admits before Senate
Just in: AGF Malami storms National Assembly over run-away Maina, meets empty Senate room

Just in: AGF Malami storms National Assembly over run-away Maina, meets empty Senate room

The time given for his appearance, the report said, coincided with the day’s plenary. This made the minister wait for the arrival of members of the panel.

Just in: AGF Malami storms National Assembly over run-away Maina, meets empty Senate room
Senate finally bows, recalls suspended Ali Ndume after 8 months

Senate finally bows, recalls suspended Ali Ndume after 8 months

Ndume’s recall came just as some senators reportedly disagreed with the upper chamber’s counsel, Mike Ozekhome(SAN), for running to the appeal court in Abuja.

Senate finally bows, recalls suspended Ali Ndume after 8 months
Nigerians now live like orphans in their own country - Catholic Bishop Kukah laments state of the nation

Nigerians now live like orphans in their own country - Catholic Bishop Kukah laments state of the nation

The Catholic bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev Matthew Kukah, has lamented that Nigerians now behave like orphans with nobody to look up to for succour.

Nigerians now live like orphans in their own country - Catholic Bishop Kukah laments state of the nation
Just in: Angry Peace Corps boss sends strong message to police, releases date he would resume in his office

Just in: Angry Peace Corps boss sends strong message to police, releases date he would resume in his office

The national commandant of Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), Dickson Akoh, has declared that he would resume in his office in Abuja on Monday, November 13.

Just in: Angry Peace Corps boss sends strong message to police, releases date he would resume in his office
Just in: Here are the 8 demands made by CAN to President Muhammadu Buhari at a closed-door meeting 24 hours ago

Just in: Here are the 8 demands made by CAN to President Muhammadu Buhari at a closed-door meeting 24 hours ago

The demands were made by the association during a closed-door meeting held between its leadership and President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, November, 10.

Just in: Here are the 8 demands made by CAN to President Muhammadu Buhari at a closed-door meeting 24 hours ago
Update: Chief Bode George speaks as reports of his alleged resignation from PDP BoT spreads

Update: Chief Bode George speaks as reports of his alleged resignation from PDP BoT spreads

The top politician from Lagos is contesting against other party chieftains including former Governor Gbenga Daniel of Ogun state and Chief Raymond Dokpesi.

Update: Chief Bode George speaks as reports of his alleged resignation from PDP BoT spreads
Nigerian ministry spends N700m to create web portal for ease of doing business

Nigerian ministry spends N700m to create web portal for ease of doing business

The minister, Dr Kayode Fayemi, said the portal is designed to serve as an input and decision support system to other entities of government including MDAs.

Nigerian ministry spends N700m to create web portal for ease of doing business
Contractors protest in Abuja over non-payment of jobs done since 2015

Contractors protest in Abuja over non-payment of jobs done since 2015

Reports reaching NAIJ.com is that contractors have taken to the streets of Abuja to protest non-payment of jobs done since 2015 as federal government reacts.

Contractors protest in Abuja over non-payment of jobs done since 2015
Abuja riot: Nigeria police arrests suspects, says no life was lost

Abuja riot: Nigeria police arrests suspects, says no life was lost

The command’s spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, in a statement sent to journalists on Wednesday, November 8, however, said that normalcy had been restored.

Abuja riot: Nigeria police arrests suspects, says no life was lost
BREAKING: Riot erupts in major parts of Abuja as taxi drivers go on rampage

BREAKING: Riot erupts in major parts of Abuja as taxi drivers go on rampage

NAIJ.com gathered that the protest started from the popular Wuse market and quickly spread to other parts of the capital leading to heavy vehicular traffic.

BREAKING: Riot erupts in major parts of Abuja as taxi drivers go on rampage
Gloom in Nigerian polytechnics as lecturers announce plan to embark on strike again

Gloom in Nigerian polytechnics as lecturers announce plan to embark on strike again

ASUP members pleaded with Nigerians to help its members fight the government to do the needful and avoid the looming total shutdown of the education sector.

Gloom in Nigerian polytechnics as lecturers announce plan to embark on strike again
More trouble for Senator Misau as IGP Ibrahim Idris takes special steps, hits court with N5b libel suit

More trouble for Senator Misau as IGP Ibrahim Idris takes special steps, hits court with N5b libel suit

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has reportedly filed a N5 billion libel suit against Senator Hamman Misau representing Bauchi Central.

More trouble for Senator Misau as IGP Ibrahim Idris takes special steps, hits court with N5b libel suit
UNIABUJA students attack suspected kidnappers, set car ablaze

UNIABUJA students attack suspected kidnappers, set car ablaze

One of the students of the university Damilola who on the incident said, the suspected kidnappers came to the school on Tuesday, October 31, to pick some girls.

UNIABUJA students attack suspected kidnappers, set car ablaze
We can’t wait till Sambo Dasuki is released -
 Abuja court tells Olisa Metuh as he battles a N400m diversion case

We can’t wait till Sambo Dasuki is released - Abuja court tells Olisa Metuh as he battles a N400m diversion case

The judge, Okon Abang, said Dasuki appeared sound and willing to be examined and that as a result, no attempts should be made to postpone his examination.

We can’t wait till Sambo Dasuki is released - Abuja court tells Olisa Metuh as he battles a N400m diversion case
APC NEC speaks on Buhari's government, refuses to take motion on automatic ticket for pesident's 2019 election

APC NEC speaks on Buhari's government, refuses to take motion on automatic ticket for pesident's 2019 election

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, told journalists that motion to adopt the president for a second term was not treated.

APC NEC speaks on Buhari's government, refuses to take motion on automatic ticket for pesident's 2019 election
Just in: All is set as President Buhari may hit National Assembly for 2018 budget presentation on Thursday, November 2

Just in: All is set as President Buhari may hit National Assembly for 2018 budget presentation on Thursday, November 2

President Muhammadu Buhari may be visiting the National Assembly on Thursday, November 2, for the presentation of 2018 budget estimates to its joint session.

Just in: All is set as President Buhari may hit National Assembly for 2018 budget presentation on Thursday, November 2
Atiku Abubakar absent as APC national caucus meeting chaired by President Buhari reaches vital decisions

Atiku Abubakar absent as APC national caucus meeting chaired by President Buhari reaches vital decisions

While speaking on the outcome of the national caucus meeting in Abuja, the party’s national chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, described the caucus as fantastic.

Atiku Abubakar absent as APC national caucus meeting chaired by President Buhari reaches vital decisions
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