Nigeria - Daily Trust
Friday - 23rd March, 2018
More details emerge on Dapchi girls release
The negotiation processes that led to the release of the Dapchi school girls have opened a “wider ...
Thursday - 22nd March, 2018
The rescued Dapchi school girls arrived in Abuja last night and would be meeting President Muhammadu...
Wednesday - 21st March, 2018
FG, states spent 1.8% of N44tr budgets on agric in 3 years
Ttheir he federal and state governments have budgeted less than two percent of total vote of N44 tri...
Tuesday - 20th March, 2018
$3bn stolen in NNPC, NPDC contracts under Jonathan
About $3 billion was stolen in the Strategic Alliance Contracts with the Nigerian National Petroleum...
Monday - 19th March, 2018
Why Buhari put AU trade deal on hold
President Muhammadu Buhari may have opted out of the African Union Continental Free Trade Area agree...
Friday - 16th March, 2018
Border agency boss in age falsification scandal
Acting Executive Secretary of the Border Communities Development Agency (BCDA) Mrs Victoria Tayo Odu...
Thursday - 15th March, 2018
Reps fault Buhari, vow to resubmit bill ...Court halts further action on process
After a presidential veto, the House of Representatives has resolved to rework the Bill on reorderin...
Wednesday - 14th March, 2018
How Buhari’s rejection divides lawmakers
President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld assent to the amendment passed by the National Assembly whic...
Tuesday - 13th March, 2018
FG to negotiate release of Dapchi, Chibok girls Nigeria faces other threats aside B/Haram – US
President Muhammadu Buhari said his administration has opted for negotiation, rather than military a...
Monday - 12th March, 2018
FG’s websites inactive despite gulping billions
Many federal ministries and agencies lack active websites despite spending billions of naira on info...
Friday - 9th March, 2018
NIA dismisses former DG Dauda
The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has dismissed its immediate past Director-General Ambassador ...
Thursday - 8th March, 2018
Curfew as Mambilla violence spreads
Curfew has been declared in parts of Taraba State where fresh violence broke out between Mambilla mi...
Wednesday - 7th March, 2018
24 killed in fresh Benue violence
The death toll in a fresh violence in Benue State has risen to 24 as more corpses were discovered ye...
Tuesday - 6th March, 2018
More people killed in Taraba than Benue, Zamfara – Buhari ...says perpetrators of killings to be prosecuted
President Muhammadu Buhari has said the perpetrators of the killings and destruction on the Mambilla...
Monday - 5th March, 2018
Christians, south biggest beneficiaries of Buhari’s appointments
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari favour Christi...
Friday - 2nd March, 2018
Constitution amendment States want devolution of power revisited Saraki laments Lagos, Rivers boycott of exercise
The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures has called for a revisit of the devolution power ea...
Thursday - 1st March, 2018
Out of N44tr budgets FG, states spent N1.8tr on health in 3 years
The federal and state governments have a three-year combined budget of N44 trillion but only N1.8 tr...
Wednesday - 28th February, 2018
Major Gen heads probe committee Members to include military, police, DSS, others
The Federal Government has set up a 12-member committee to unravel the circumstances surrounding the...
Tuesday - 27th February, 2018
Military, police trade blame over missing Dapchi schoolgirls
The military and the police in Yobe State are currently embroiled in recriminations over the events ...
Monday - 26th February, 2018
Half of Dapchi schoolgirls 'taken to Niger Republic' 110 students unaccounted for, FG says
Nearly half the girls abducted from their school in Yobe State are said to have been ferried across ...
Friday - 23rd February, 2018
You’re undermining my assignment, Tinubu tells Oyegun
The national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, currently on a presi...
Thursday - 22nd February, 2018
More abducted Yobe schoolgirls rescued Gaidam residents jubilate, commend troops
Many Yobe State schoolgirls that went missing after Boko Haram insurgents stormed their school Monda...
Wednesday - 21st February, 2018
After B/Haram attack on Yobe school... 94 girls still missing
Ninety four students are missing after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked a girls’ secondary...
Tuesday - 20th February, 2018
AGF queries Magu over CCT chair’s trial
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has queried th...
Monday - 19th February, 2018
Police reinstate officers acquitted of killing Boko Haram leader
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has reinstated four police officers who were acquitted of extraj...
Friday - 16th February, 2018
Gunmen kill 41 in fresh Zamfara attack
Suspected armed bandits yesterday killed 41 people in Birane village of Zurmi Local Government Area ...
Thursday - 15th February, 2018
N/Assembly reorders sequence of election ...It's targeted at Buhari – Omo-Agege
The two chambers of the National Assembly yesterday passed an amendment that altered the sequence of...
Wednesday - 14th February, 2018
Tinubu asks Obasanjo, IBB to join retirees' club
National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has urged former P...
Tuesday - 13th February, 2018
Chibok girls' abductor gets 15-year jail term ...as trial of Boko Haram suspects continues
AFederal High Court has sentenced one of the abductors of Chibok school girls to 15 years in prison....
Monday - 12th February, 2018
Despite poor revenue base Civil servants in Benue, Kogi, Plateau among highest paid
Senior civil servants in Benue, Kogi, and Plateau states are among the highest paid in the country d...
Friday - 9th February, 2018
Your goodwill fast depleting It is dishonest to say I’m not doing anything – President
Catholic Bishops have told President Muhammadu Buhari his goodwill is fast depleting, citing his adm...
Thursday - 8th February, 2018
Army launches operation in Benue, Taraba, others
The Army is deploying troops to six states Benue, Taraba, Kogi, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger - to curb...
Wednesday - 7th February, 2018
Tinubu to select members of APC reconciliation panel
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC),...
Tuesday - 6th February, 2018
Shekau, insurgents relocate to Borno villages with hostages
Boko Haram factional leader, Abubakar Shekau, fled his Sambisa Forest sanctuary shortly before the m...
Monday - 5th February, 2018
FG, states voted N7.5% of N43tr budgets on education in 3 years
The federal and state governments have allocated less than eight percent of their N43.5 trillion com...
Friday - 2nd February, 2018
Osun, Nasarawa, Kogi, Benue top list of states owing teachers As NUT threatens to embark on strike
Thirteen states have not paid their teachers some for as long as 28 months, Nigeria Union Teachers (...
Friday - 26th January, 2018
FG rejects US conditions on sale of fighter jets ...blames recent killings on anti-grazing law
Nigeria will not accept the stringent conditions given by the United States on the planned purchase ...
Thursday - 25th January, 2018
Buhari has done well, FG replies Obasanjo ...says 2019 talks a distraction
The Buhari administration has availed itself creditably on the economy, the government said yesterda...
Wednesday - 24th January, 2018
Don’t run in 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has asked President Muhammed Buhari not to seek re-election, citi...
Tuesday - 23rd January, 2018
Buhari’s second term, NWC tenure dominate APC meeting
President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term and tenure extension for members of the National Working ...
Friday - 19th January, 2018
Osinbajo, 9 govs in panel to end herders, farmers clashes
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Thursday - 18th January, 2018
APC governors shun meeting with NWC
Governors from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday did not turn up for a meeting c...
Wednesday - 17th January, 2018
Reps to hold hearing on herders, farmers clashes ...probe NIA over $44m cash movement
The House of Representatives has resolved to conduct a ‘highpowered public hearing’ on the const...
Tuesday - 16th January, 2018
Perpetrators of Benue violence won’t escape justice No land for cattle colonies – Leaders Osinbajo replies Ortom
President Muhammadu Buhari met Benue State leaders at the Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday over...
Monday - 15th January, 2018
Buhari won’t save you in 2019, PDP tells APC govs
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Friday - 12th January, 2018
I warned Ortom against anti-grazing law – Lalong
Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has said he advised his Benue counterpart, Sam Ortom, to tread...
Thursday - 11th January, 2018
Army deploys special forces to Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa
The Nigerian Army has deployed Special Forces to Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa States, the Presidency r...
Tuesday - 9th January, 2018
Monday - 8th January, 2018
Let's not politicise killings Warns against retaliation
The Federal Government has said the recent killings in some parts of the country must not be politic...
Friday - 5th January, 2018
FG considers 3 options on N145/litre
Apresidential committee set up to find solution to the perennial fuel supply crisis is considering t...
Thursday - 4th January, 2018
Buhari will seek second term – Minister
President Muhammadu Buhari will run for reelection in 2019, his Minister of Communications, Adebayo ...
Wednesday - 3rd January, 2018
Ex-Kaduna Governor Lawal Kaita dies at 86
Former Governor of Old Kaduna state Alhaji Lawal Kaita is dead. Aged 86 years, Late Kaita died after...
Tuesday - 2nd January, 2018
Ignorance fuels deadly liver disease
Ignorance of hepatitis, a disease of the liver, is fuelling its spread especially in northern Nigeri...
Monday - 1st January, 2018
Buhari unveils ambitious projects for 2018
Pto resident Muhammadu Buhari, this morning in his New Year address the nation, rolled out ambitious...
Friday - 29th December, 2017
Federal agencies’ overheads trapped
Many federal agencies are unable to get releases for their multi-billion naira overhead costs as the...
Thursday - 28th December, 2017
N12.6bn fraud in Immigration, Prisons
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) could not account for N1...
Wednesday - 27th December, 2017
Thousands of police guard govs, ministers, lawmakers
Thousands of policemen are attached to politicians, public office holders, and other dignitaries des...
Tuesday - 26th December, 2017
2017 Nigeria’s most difficult year – Buhari Promises more prosperous 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said 2017 had been a very tough year for Nigeria, assuring citi...
Monday - 25th December, 2017
FG in tight corner as landing cost hits N171/ltr ‘Marketers forcing us to increase pump price’
The landing cost of petrol has risen to N171 per litre, the Group Managing Director, NNPC, Dr Maikan...
Friday - 22nd December, 2017
14 APC Govs shut out as Amaechi, El-Rufa’i lead 2019 scheme
Fourteen governors belonging to the ruling All Progressives Congress [APC] are angry that they were ...
Thursday - 21st December, 2017
Wednesday - 20th December, 2017
Tuesday - 19th December, 2017
Conduct drug tests for public officials – Kano emir
The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi ll yesterday said a law should be enacted that will compel traditi...
Monday - 18th December, 2017
FG, 19 states to spend N14.5 trillion in 2018
The central and 19 state governments are planning to spend N14.5 trillion next year, Daily Trust inv...
Friday - 15th December, 2017
Govs approve $1bn for Boko Haram war
The Nigerian Governors Forum yesterday approved $1 billion (N362 billion) from the Excess Crude Acco...
Thursday - 14th December, 2017
Boko Haram supremacy battle Shekau loses grounds to Albarnawi faction
Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has reportedly lost grounds to Abu Mus’ab Albarnawi after days...
Wednesday - 13th December, 2017
Court of Appeal sends Saraki back to tribunal
The Court of Appeal in Abuja yesterday ordered Senate President Bukola Saraki to return to the Code ...
Tuesday - 12th December, 2017
EFCC lacks powers to prosecute judges – Court
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) lacks the powers to investigate and prosecute se...
Thursday - 7th December, 2017
Overwhelmed by massive reception in Kano... Buhari predicts victory for self in 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said he will still win an election in Kano State because of the...
Wednesday - 6th December, 2017
Fuel scarcity spreads to states, litre sells at N165
Fuel scarcity spreading the states is fast across resulting in long queues at filling stations, even...
Tuesday - 5th December, 2017
Many feared killed in fresh Adamawa communal violence
Many people are feared killed in fresh outbreak of communal violence in three villages in Adamawa st...
Monday - 4th December, 2017
Atiku returns to PDP Buhari will defeat him – APC
Former President Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, went back to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which he...
Friday - 1st December, 2017
Interior acted without my approval – Oyo-Ita
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has said Ministry of Interior acted witho...
Thursday - 30th November, 2017
Buhari drops hints on second term Said Tinubu gave him ‘beautiful information’ To visit Kano next week
President Muhammadu Buhari dropped broad hints in far-away Abidjan on Tuesday evening that he may se...
Tuesday - 28th November, 2017
Buhari inaugurates minimum wage committee
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Friday - 24th November, 2017
Ibrahimovic sets Champions League record
Zlatan Ibrahimovic became the first player to represent seven different clubs in the Champions Leagu...
Thursday - 23rd November, 2017
We’ll arrest ex-bosses of NIA, DSS, Magu says
Two former bosses of Nigeria’s intelligence agencies who resisted their arrest lately will be pick...
Wednesday - 22nd November, 2017
As Boko Haram, militia strike 80 killed in Adamawa Buhari decries attacks, calls for vigilance
About 80 people were killed in Adamawa state in two separate attacks that took place hours apart.&am...
Tuesday - 21st November, 2017
Why judiciary needs urgent reforms Corrupt judges a disaster to nation, CJN says
President Muhammadu Buhari has listed a few areas of reforms the judiciary needs to undertake in ord...
Monday - 20th November, 2017
How severe malaria is ravaging states
Reports from the North Western states of Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi and Sokoto as well as the Fede...
Friday - 17th November, 2017
Maina writes to appear before House of Reps panel
Fugitive former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, has ...
Thursday - 16th November, 2017
How military seized power in Zimbabwe
The situation in Zimbabwe remained fluid overnight with President Robert Mugabe placed under house a...
Tuesday - 14th November, 2017
State of Nigeria’s education worrisome N1tr needed yearly to revive sector – Minister
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday decried the state of education in the country saying it “call...
Friday - 10th November, 2017
Cabinet expansion Govs, APC nominate Buhari’s new ministers
President Muhammadu Buhari has handed over the task of nominating new ministers to his party, the Al...
Thursday - 9th November, 2017
Labour threatens to shut Kaduna over teachers’ sack No going back on our education reforms, el-Rufai says
Labour leaders and the Kaduna State government are headed for a showdown after both sides took a har...
Wednesday - 8th November, 2017
N8.6trn budget for 2018 Fashola’s ministry gets largest share Mambilla power project, 2nd Niger Bridge, others prioritized
The Ministry of Works, Power and Housing got the highest allocation of N555.88 billion in the propos...
Tuesday - 7th November, 2017
Buhari presents 2018 budget estimates today December target not feasible - Lawmakers Delay unacceptable – FG
As president Muhammadu Buhari presents the 2018 budget to the National Assembly today, there are con...
Monday - 6th November, 2017
Confirmation of CBN, ICPC, PenCom appointees stalls Our position on nominees stands – Senate
The Senate is yet to commence legislative action on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the c...
Friday - 3rd November, 2017
Budget deficit FG to raise N1trillion from sale of oil assets Buhari presents estimates to N/Assembly Tuesday
The Federal Government is considering selling some of its stakes in oil joint ventures to raise abou...
Thursday - 2nd November, 2017
Wednesday - 1st November, 2017
APC defers Buhari’s endorsement President says more ministers coming
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has deferred the endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhar...
Tuesday - 31st October, 2017
Buhari douses tension as APC NEC holds today …meets Saraki, Dogara, Tinubu, others
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met key leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) “to do...
Monday - 30th October, 2017
30 states generate N516bn, spend N1.4trn on wages
Thirty states of the federation generate a cumulative internal revenue just enough to settle one-thi...
Friday - 27th October, 2017
Buhari lobbies National Assembly leaders Lawmakers boycott dinner with President over security checks
President Muhammadu Buhari last night met leaders of the National Assembly ahead of presentation of ...
Thursday - 26th October, 2017
Buhari’s govt invited Maina, family says It is freshly minted falsehood – Presidency We’re not aware he was wanted – Immigration
The family of embattled former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrash...
Wednesday - 25th October, 2017
More trouble for Maina National Assembly initiates probe EFCC seals 6 properties in Kaduna
The former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina, is...
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