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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

How to pull Nigeria from the brink

On Monday, April 27, 2020, British oil and gas giant, BP, became the latest in a growing number of energy firms to declare a massive quarterly loss. Their loss was in the region of $4.4 billion dollars. Bear in mind that this was a conglomerate that posted a $2.6 billion profit in the corresponding quarter of 2019.
Mohammed Atiku-Abubakar, a son of Nigeria’s former vice-president, has now tested negative for coronavirus.

Atiku Abubakar’s son tests negative for coronavirus after 40 days

“I have just received my second consecutive negative result,” Mo Atiku told newsmen Monday afternoon. “My discharge is currently being processed, and I hope to be home this evening.”
People walk inside the Yaba Mainland hospital compound where Covid-19 patients are being treated in Lagos, Nigeria, in February. AP

Six more patients recover from coronavirus in Nigeria

Nigeria is set to release six coronavirus patients after they fully recovered from the infection. All six persons are in Lagos State, the hardest hit by the disease. It will bring to eight the total number of recoveries.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Nigeria’s vice president tests negative for coronavirus

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tested negative to coronavirus (COVID-19).
The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Oyo denies Atiku Abubakar’s infected son attended PDP rally in Ibadan

The Oyo State government has denied the widely spread reports that the son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, infected by the Coronavirus, attended last week’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Southwest zonal unification rally, held in Ibadan to welcome some defectors back to the party, describing the reports as false.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, arrived at the VIP Wing of the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport for a one-day working visit.

VP Osinbajo commissions flyover in Kano

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, arrived at the VIP Wing of the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport for a one-day working visit.
Ibanga Isine, a journalist with the Next Edition newspaper, has won the 2019 Nigerian Investigative Journalist of the Year Award given by the Wole Soyinka Center for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ).

Winners emerge in Wole Soyinka Investigative Journalism awards

Ibanga Isine, a journalist with the Next Edition newspaper, has won the 2019 Nigerian Investigative Journalist of the Year Award given by the Wole Soyinka Center for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ).
Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: NAFEST symbol of Nigeria’s unity

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has described the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST), as Nigeria’s symbol of unity.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo visits Benin monarch, describes culture as unifying factor

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President, has said that the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) will further unify the country irrespective of its cultural diversity.Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President has said that the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) will further unify the country irrespective of its cultural diversity.
Atiku Abubakar

[email protected]: President Buhari’s government is persecuting judges – Atiku Abubakar

Nigeria’s former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, has accused the government of President Muhammadu Buhari of persecuting judges defending the constitutional rights of Nigerians.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo threatens to sue Google, Vanguard apologises over ‘false allegations’

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has threatened to sue Google over ‘false allegations’ made against him on a YouTube page.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar’s son-in-law, lawyer arraigned for money laundering

Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law of former Nigeria’s Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, was on Wednesday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly laundering $140,000 in the build-up to the 2019 general elections.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

VP Osinbajo: Why Nigerian pharmaceutical sector needs to be further developed

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

VP Osinbajo: Population rise, food insecurity major challenges facing Africa

The Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday in New York identified Africa’s rising population, inadequate food production and trans-human conflicts as major menace threatening the foundation of African Continent.

VP Osinbajo attends 25th national commemoration of Rwandan genocide

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has departed Nigeria to join other world leaders and top dignitaries to participate in the ceremonies marking the 25th National Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-11

Aisha Buhari: I am committed to women advancement

Mrs Aisha Buhari, Wife of Nigeria’s President in Lagos on Saturday reaffirmed her commitment towards advancing the socio-economic development of women in Nigeria.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo turns 62

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday, turned 62 years.
The chopper which conveyed Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo from Abuja to Kabba in Kogi state crash-landed on Saturday.

VP Osinbajo: Looters will not go unpunished

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has declared that looters of the country’s treasury would not go unpunished.

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Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA, WHO, EU launch campaign to help domestic violence victims amid coronavirus lockdown

FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission have announced the #SafeHome campaign designed to support women and children at risk of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
Meng Wanzhou

Canadian court disappoints Huawei over CFO’s case

A Canadian court ruled against Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, on Wednesday in her extradition case to the US on fraud charges.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Military airstrike kills 30 bandits in Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has killed no fewer than 30 bandits and destroyed their logistics store in air strikes conducted on Tuesday in Doumborou Forest area of Zamfara.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this during an inter-ministerial media update on COVID-19 on Thursday in Ikeja.

Lagos conducts assessment to revitalise 329 primary healthcare

As part of efforts geared towards the revitalisation of Primary Healthcare, the Lagos State Government has carried out a comprehensive assessment of no fewer than 329 Primary healthcare centres in the State.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Trading resumes after Eid-el-Fitr celebration with 0.07% growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) reopened trading on Wednesday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with a marginal growth of 0.07 per cent.