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NOPRIN: Why President Buhari should retire IGP Ibrahim Idris

The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria, NOPRIN, comprising 46 civil society organisations spread across the country, has called for the retirement of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

Lagos government responds to Jimi Agbaje’s criticism of head of service appointment

The Lagos State government has described as “nonsensical” the claims that it forcefully retired, at least, 21 permanent secretaries to make way for the emergence of the state’s new Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola.

Police: No personnel absconded from training facility in North-east

The police have denied media reports claiming that 167 of its personnel have absconded from a training facility in the North-east following information that they would be deployed to battle against Boko Haram insurgents.

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.
Fifteen media organisations, including the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), have joined forces to combat fake news and misinformation ahead of the 2019 general elections.

2019: Media organisations collaborate against fake news

Fifteen media organisations, including the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), have joined forces to combat fake news and misinformation ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar committed to elimination fuel subsidy process – campaign

The presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Monday said the fuel subsidy regime as being administered by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is inefficient.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Fuel subsidy inefficient, shrouded in secrecy

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration of engaging in secrecy concerning the fuel subsidy regime.
Ja'afar Ja'afar

Publisher insists alleged Abdullahi Ganduje bribery video authentic

Ja’afar Ja’afar, publisher, Daily Nigerian, insisted on Thursday that the alleged bribery video that showed Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano receiving wads of dollar notes from an unnamed contractor was authentic.
Razak Atunwa

Report: Kwara PDP guber candidate forged NYSC certificate

Abdulrazak Atunwa, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state, skipped the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and forged certificate of the scheme, according to Premium Times.

Customs absolves officer of extortion allegations

The Nigerian Customs Service, Tincan Island Command, has refuted the allegations of extortion levelled against one of its officers, Patrick Olaniyan, serving at Clarion Bonded Terminal in Lagos.
Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu

Ibe Kachikwu: I didn’t claim to have obtained First Class in Law

Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday, said he never claimed to have bagged a First Class degree in Law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1978, contrary to claims by an online medium, Premium Times.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is certainly not a fan of Atiku Abubakar, his former vice-president, who is now the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Trending Video: What Olusegun Obasanjo said about Atiku Abubakar

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is certainly not a fan of Atiku Abubakar, his former vice-president, who is now the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party. His various testimonials about his former deputy are trending online.

Why Lagos APC governorship primary was postponed until Monday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesperson in Lagos, Joe Igbokwe, has said the governorship primaries was postponed until Monday because people have to go to church on Sunday.

Adebayo Shittu defends decision to skip NYSC

The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, has defended his decision to skip the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

Nyesom Wike: Muhammadu Buhari sponsoring some PDP presidential aspirants

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is sponsoring some of the aspirants struggling to clinch the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential ticket.

Lessons from Adeosungate

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance (2015-2018), Kemi Adeosun threw in her letter of resignation on Friday, September 14, to bring to a temporary closure, the public outcry and the embarrassment that her possession of a fake National Youth Service Corps Exemption Certificate had generated since July when it was first reported.

Festus Keyamo: President Buhari’s government more honest than predecessors

The spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 presidential campaign, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has joined the minister of Information and Culture, Lai Muhammed, and the social media aide to the president, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie, to defend the appointment of Yusuf Bichi as new DG DSS and Kemi Adeosun’s resignation.
Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Nigerians hail finance minister’s ouster over forgery claim

Nigerians on Saturday welcomed the resignation of finance minister Kemi Adeosun, accused of forging a document to avoid compulsory national service, as the opposition called for her to be prosecuted.

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Oil prices fell on Thursday as U.S. crude production neared an unprecedented 12 million barrels per day (bpd) just as worries about weakening demand emerge.
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Sniffer dogs, bomb experts comb through Kenya attack site

Kenyan security forces on Thursday resumed their search of the hotel complex attacked by Islamists with sniffer dogs and bomb experts, as information emerged about one of the attackers who killed 21 people.
President Muhammadu Buhari has told supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state not to vote for any candidate from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the general elections.-14

APC takes re-election campaign to Jos

The Deputy Governor Plateau State Sonni Tyoden told reporters in Jos on Wednesday that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress and Presidential Campaign Council Co-Chairman Asiwaju Bola Tinubu would accompany the President on the campaign trip.
A pedestrian walks past a stock indicator board displaying share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on January 7, 2019. – Tokyo stocks closed up more than two percent on January 7, 2019, after European and US markets roared last week on strong US data and dovish comments from the US Federal Reserve. (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI / AFP)

Tokyo’s stocks close down on rising yen, Huawei worry

Tokyo stocks closed lower Thursday, weighed down by a firming yen, but banking shares gained to provide some support for the overall market.
Mousa Dembele

Tottenham reach £11 million agreement with Guangzhou for Mousa Dembele

Tottenham have agreed on an £11m ($14m) fee with Chinese outfit Guangzhou R&F for the transfer of Mousa Dembele, subject to international clearance.