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3. The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.

SERAP urges court to order President Buhari to publish details of government loans since...

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to order President Muhammadu Buhari to “publish details of loans that have been obtained by the government since May 29, 2015, including the interest rate, the total amount of debts that have so far been incurred by this government, as well as details of the projects on which the loans have been spent.”
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Nigeria warns doctors against unauthorised treatment of coronavirus patients

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has called on medical doctors and other healthcare professionals to avoid unauthorised treatment of persons infected with coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official: No plan to retrench workers in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Government has explained that it had no plan to retrench workers in the state.

Federal government commissions, hands over erosion control project in Ogun

The Federal Government has commissioned a flood and erosion control project in Ago-Iwoye, Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State, with a call on residents of the community to desist from indiscriminate dumping of refuse in drainage to prevent flooding in the future.

MTN Nigeria’s IPO to commence in August

MTN Nigeria’s bid to be listed on the Nigerian stock exchange has been approved to go ahead after weeks of delay by Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Lucky Irabor, chief of defence staff

Military high command meets retired officers on South-West insecurity

Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has met with retired senior military officers in the South-West to discuss ways out of the current security challenges in the country.
Niran Adedokun

IPOB is not Nigeria’s problem

Last week, an incredible development occurred wherein 75 organisations from northern Nigeria placed a N100m bounty on fugitive leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate president: National Assembly to support INEC to delineate electoral constituencies

President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has stated that the National Assembly will work with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in its bid to properly delineate electoral constituencies across the country ahead of the 2023 general election.
Abdullahi Ganduje

Official: Kano governor lauds army for securing Falgore forest, flash points

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has applauded the efforts of troops of 3 Brigade of the Nigerian Army for securing Falgore forest and other notorious forests in the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 75 healthcare workers tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week across the country. Its Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known at the national briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja.

Nigeria records 26 new coronavirus infections, total now 167,401

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has registered 26 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 167,401.

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Justice I.M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced two false whistle blowers- Dominic Okem and Chukwunonso Igweonu, to two months imprisonment each for conspiracy and giving false information

Court orders Nigerian government to pay $3.3 billion oil revenue to Akwa Ibom, Rivers

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday, ordered the federal government to pay a total sum of over $3.3 billion to both Rivers and Akwa Ibom States, being their share of revenue from crude oil sales.
Popular gospel singer, Tope Alabi, apologised to her colleague Adeyinka Alaseyori after she publicly criticised her song, “Oniduro mi.”

Tope Alabi: I committed error attacking Adeyinka Alaseyori’s song

Popular gospel singer, Tope Alabi, apologised to her colleague Adeyinka Alaseyori after she publicly criticised her song, “Oniduro mi.”
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is to meet soon with representatives of state governors, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in an attempt to resolve the disagreement over the repayment of the budget support facility obtained by the states.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria committed to attainment of universal health coverage

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the commitment of the federal government towards attaining the universal health coverage set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030.

Soldiers intercept bags of canabis on River Niger

Troops of 63 Brigade of the Nigerian Army have foiled an attempt to smuggle 20 bags of illicit drugs suspected to be Cannabis Sativa (Indian Hemp) into Asaba, the Delta State capital, through the River Niger.
Fulani herdsmen

Miyetti Allah urges government to aid herders

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has appealed to the Federal Government and the Borno State Government to factor its members into the authorities’ various humanitarian programmes, saying these individuals were also victims of insurgency.