AllAfrica News: Nigeria

  1. Babachir/Oke - Osinbajo Panel Resumes Sitting
    [Daily Trust] The presidential panel probing the allegations of violations of law and due process against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation Babachir Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North-East resumed work today.
  2. Church Wants Govt to Build Industries With Recovered Loots
    [This Day] Umuahia -The Methodist Church of Nigeria, Umuahia Diocese has advised the federal government to make proper use of the funds so far recovered from treasury looters by investing the huge amounts in establishment of industries to create job opportunities for the nation's teeming unemployed youths.
  3. 19 Ships Discharging Petroleum Products, Other Commodities in Lagos
    [Daily Trust] Nineteen ships are discharging petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday.
  4. My Home Is Under Herdsmen Invasion, Soyinka Cries Out
    [Daily Trust] Renowned playwright and professor, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has disclosed that suspected herdsmen have invaded his residence in Ogun state.
  5. Mushin Fracas - 15 Gangsters Get 2-Year Jail Term
    [Daily Trust] Lagos -Fifteen out of the 68 suspected gangsters arrested over the bloody war that occurred at Akala-Idi Oro areas of Mushin, Lagos were yesterday handed a two-year jail term by a Lagos Mobile Court.
  6. The United States and Nigeria's Struggling Democracy
    [AfricaPlus] Richard Joseph -On March 6-8, 2017, a Forum Series on Democracy and Insecurity in Africa took place in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois. The featured speakers were Professor Wale Adebanwi, Ambassador John Campbell, and Professor Attahiru Jega. [1] At the time of these forums, uncertainty was growing in Nigeria. President Mohammadu Buhari had been away in London on medical leave for several weeks and the nature of his illness remained undisclosed. [2] The plunge in global oil prices had further depressed the economy, and a m
  7. Malaria - Experts Advocate Good Hygiene
    [Daily Trust] Medical experts have said good personal and environmental hygiene is necessary in reducing the spread of malaria in Abuja.
  8. Buhari Absent At Juma'at Prayer
    [Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari was not at the State House mosque for today's juma'at service.
  9. Defence Headquarters Says No 'Resurgence of Insurgency' in North-East
    [Daily Trust] The Defence Headquarters has reassured Nigerians that there is no "resurgence of insurgency" in the North East, particularly in Borno in spite of pockets of attacks and suicide bombings in the state.
  10. Court Remands Doctor in Prison for Allegedly Raping Patient
    [Daily Trust] An Upper Area Court sitting at Pankshin in Plateau on Friday remanded a medical doctor, Philemon Brazil, in prison for allegedly raping his patient.
  11. There's No Boko Haram Resurgence, Nigerian Military Assures
    [Premium Times] Director, Defence Information, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, briefing Newsmen during a Monthly News Conference on Defence and Security in Abuja on Friday (28/4/17). 02329/28/4/2017/Johnson Udeani/ICE/NAN
  12. Govt Inaugurates Governing Boards, Councils of Tertiary Health Institutions
    [Premium Times] Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole (4TH R); Representative of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Wapada Balami (3RD L), and the Chairmen of Councils and Boards, of Federal Tertiary Health Institutions during their inauguration in Abuja on Friday (28/4/17). 02327/28/4/2017/Hogan-Bassey/ICE/NAN
  13. Another Lawmaker Attacked By Irate Mob, House Ransacked
    [Premium Times] About one week after protesters attacked lawmakers and other public officials at a political event in Katsina, another lawmaker has been attacked.
  14. The Ailing President and the Coming Conflagration in Nigeria
    [Vanguard] How do we describe our ailing President Muhammadu Buhari?
  15. Lagos Rescues 237 Abandoned Babies in One Year
    [Guardian] The Lagos State government said it rescued 237 abandoned babies from across the metropolis in the last one year. The Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, disclosed this yesterday while briefing journalists in Alausa.
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