Nigeria - Daily Trust
Tuesday - 27th June, 2017
Borno builds trenches as Boko Haram attacks Unimaid again 16 killed on Sallah day – Police Varsity needs N2bn for security
Eight family members were among 16 people killed in a multiple suicide bomb attacks in Maiduguri, po...
Monday - 26th June, 2017
Buhari will complete his tenure
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed optimism President Muhammadu Buhari will serve out his ...
Friday - 23rd June, 2017
casualty figures exaggerated Pastoralists want state of emergency Over 50 killed, Senator says
Soldiers deployed areas in where ethnic have been to troubled Taraba state militiamen attacked dozen...
Thursday - 22nd June, 2017
INEC receives petition for Senator Melaye’s recall
The petition to recall Sen. Dino Melaye has been submitted to the electoral body, INEC, by his const...
Wednesday - 21st June, 2017
FG appeals Saraki’s acquittal
The Federal Government has appealed a court ruling that acquitted the Senate President, Bukola Sarak...
Tuesday - 20th June, 2017
Hope rises for 3,050mw Mambilla hydro project …as Power Ministry gets BPP’s ‘No Objection’ certificate
Hopes that the long delayed construction of the 3,050MW Mambilla hydropower project in Taraba State ...
Monday - 19th June, 2017
Nigeria indivisible, indissoluble Too much blood spilled for Nigeria’s unity
Nigeria remains “indivisible and indissoluble,” Acting President Yemi Osinbajo told southeast tr...
Friday - 16th June, 2017
Kano, Kaduna, Lagos listed as host communities Reps set up ad hoc c’ttee as bill passes 2nd reading
The new Industry before Petroleum Bill (PIB) the House of Representatives has expanded the concept o...
Thursday - 15th June, 2017
Osinbajo meets S/East leaders, warns against divisive comments
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday called on south east leaders to speak out against hate spee...
Wednesday - 14th June, 2017
Osinbajo meets northern leaders
Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has warned that the government will clamp down on all those beating...
Tuesday - 13th June, 2017
6:51pm Osinbajo signs 2017 budget Says executive will seek virement Experts want aggressive implementation
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday signed the 2017 budget just in time to avoid a shutdown of ...
Monday - 12th June, 2017
Thousands chase limited slots to study nursing
Less than a quarter of students who apply to study nursing and midwifery courses in Nigeria gain adm...
Friday - 9th June, 2017
6:50pm Kidnappers abduct 20 on Abuja-Kaduna road Reps summon NSA, ministers, service chiefs
About 20 people were abducted by gunmen along Abuja- Kaduna expressway on Wednesday. Those ...
Thursday - 8th June, 2017
Judiciary not on board – Presidential c’ttee
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagey...
Wednesday - 7th June, 2017
6:50pm Why Justice Ademola can’t sit on cases – FG
The Federal Government has filed seven additional grounds of appeal to challenge the judgment that e...
Tuesday - 6th June, 2017
Why FG must be careful – Osinbajo
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said corruption is fighting back “so eloquently” that it can ...
Monday - 5th June, 2017
6:48pm Crimes surge as more agencies bear arms
Nigeria’s paramilitary agencies are increasingly carrying arms for internal security duties with l...
Friday - 2nd June, 2017
6:48pm Petroleum bill faces setback at House of Reps
The Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) passed by the Senate last week may suffer a setback at...
Thursday - 1st June, 2017
Kidnapping rages on despite death penalty
Hundreds of Nigerians are still being abducted for ransom even though many states have made kidnappi...
Wednesday - 31st May, 2017
Buhari’s anti-corruption bill scales Senate’s hurdle Process pending in House of Reps
The Senate yesterday passed an Executive Bill on anti-corruption, more than 15 months after it was p...
Tuesday - 30th May, 2017
Tension over IPOB, MASSOB sit-at-home order As agitators mark 50th anniversary
The planned sit-at-home protests organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Movement fo...
Monday - 29th May, 2017
Two years’ anniversary Giant footprints of Buhari
His coming to power on May 29, 2015 will be counted for a long time as a watershed in Nigeria’s hi...
Friday - 26th May, 2017
Why there won’t be open bidding for refineries Senate passes petroleum industry governance bill
The Senate yesterday passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) which had been bottled up ...
Thursday - 25th May, 2017
Power privatisation must be reversed – Senators
The beleaguered power sector cannot improve under the current privatisation arrangement, senators sa...
Wednesday - 24th May, 2017
Rice farmers vow to resist importation Kebbi assembly orders arrest of ex-Gov Dakingari
Kebbi State House of Assembly has asked the police to arrest former governor Usman Saidu Dakingari f...
Tuesday - 23rd May, 2017
NAF begins trial for airman who killed female colleague Kano assembly suspends Emir Sanusi’s investigation
Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, who has been under investigation for alleged fraud and impr...
Monday - 22nd May, 2017
FG, states, LGs shared N1.4 trillion in Q1
The three tiers of government shared over N1.4 trillion during the first quarter of the year, offici...
Friday - 19th May, 2017
Students starve as politicians eat fat
Students in public boarding schools are fed with an average of N200 a day per student, Daily Trust h...
Thursday - 18th May, 2017
EFCC docks whistle blowers over false information Senate gives Osinbajo 2wks to submit CBN, NNPC budgets
The Senate yesterday issued a two-week ultimatum to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to submit the bud...
Wednesday - 17th May, 2017
Steer clear of politics, Buratai warns officers High cost of local rice worries FG
The federal government is disturbed over high cost of local rice in the country, which it said is no...
Tuesday - 16th May, 2017
Tension in Jigawa LGs over disputed land Budget faces fresh hurdle at N/Assembly ...as Osinbajo discusses funding with ministers, CBN gov
Legislators have delayed forwarding the 2017 budget to the presidency for assent after allegations o...
Monday - 15th May, 2017
16 varsities award 3,499 first class degrees in 5yrs
Sixteen Nigerian universities have produced a total of 3,499 first class graduates in the last five ...
Friday - 12th May, 2017
FG to reunite 82 Chibok girls with parents How N/Assembly will spend its N125bn budget
Legislators passed the 2017 budget yesterday and raised their vote from N115 billion to N125 billion...
Thursday - 11th May, 2017
Kano assembly probes Emir Sanusi
Kano State House of Assembly has launched an investigation against the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu...
Tuesday - 9th May, 2017
5 B/Haram members swapped for 82 Chibok girls – Negotiator says those released pose no security threat
The Federal Government swapped five Boko Haram militants for the 82 Chibok schoolgirls, an authorita...
Monday - 8th May, 2017
Osinbajo takes charge as Buhari returns to UK
Pfor resident Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for London last night a follow-up medical consultation w...
Friday - 5th May, 2017
N/Assembly fails to pass 2017 budget
The life span of the 2016 budget expires today but the Senate said, yesterday the government could c...
Thursday - 4th May, 2017
Why Buhari missed FEC meeting again – FG ‘President will soon return to UK for treatment’
The Federal Government yesterday shrugged off increasing public concerns over President Muhammadu Bu...
Wednesday - 3rd May, 2017
Suspended SGF collected N500m kickbacks – Senate Osinbajo probe panel submits report today
The final report of the Senate adhoc Committee on Mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North East has...
Tuesday - 2nd May, 2017
Public water samples show harmful germs
ADaily Trust independent water investigation reveals germs which are harmful to human health.&nb...
Monday - 1st May, 2017
NIA’s N15bn outside $289m approved by Jonathan Probe report must never go public – Akinyemi
Tby he $43.4m stashed in private apartment in Ikoyi Lagos is not part of the $289m approved former P...
Friday - 28th April, 2017
Doctors ask Buhari to slow down – Presidency Budget ready for Buhari's assent next week – Senate
The 2017 budget will be ready for presidential assent next week, Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan has said....
Tuesday - 25th April, 2017
Suspended NIA boss grilled for 12 hrs
The suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal, may not ret...
Monday - 24th April, 2017
More heads to roll Kyari, Daura haven’t resigned
Several top government officials may be suspended soon in connection with the N15 billion hauled fro...
Friday - 21st April, 2017
NIA’s N15bn approved by Jonathan for 2015 campaign – Ex-Director It came from NNPC accounts – Source
The N15 billion seized by EFCC operatives in Lagos last week was part of the monies channelled by ex...
Wednesday - 19th April, 2017
EFCC submits report to president
Nigeria’s anti-graft agency has submitted a report to the Presidency on the N15bn it seized in an ...
Tuesday - 18th April, 2017
Flights resume today as NCAA certifies Abuja airport States fail to access N46bn UBEC fund
Thirty-six states and the Federal Capital Territory are yet to access the N46.2 billion Universal Ba...
Friday - 14th April, 2017
23 federal agencies get new heads
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of new heads of 23 federal agencies.&nb...
Thursday - 13th April, 2017
3 cops, 1 soldier killed in Yobe army, police clash
Soldiers and policemen fighting the Boko Haram insurgency in Yobe State yesterday turned their guns ...
Wednesday - 12th April, 2017
I didn’t receive $200m from Malabu deal Reps mull summon of former president
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied allegations that he received $200 million kickback fro...
Monday - 10th April, 2017
DisCos reject 10,200 megawatts in 1 month as power shortage lingers
Eleven electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) rejected 10,200 megawatts (mw) allocation in one ...
Friday - 7th April, 2017
Sheriff storms out of Jonathan’s peace meeting
The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, yesterday sto...
Wednesday - 5th April, 2017
Meningitis punishment from God, Gov Yari says ...215 die in Zamfara as toll reaches 336
Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari has attributed the current outbreak of meningitis in the count...
Tuesday - 4th April, 2017
UTME applicants suffer slow registration process Most problems self-imposed, JAMB says
Two weeks after the commencement of registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ...
Monday - 3rd April, 2017
Concerns over safe drinking water as water borne diseases ravage communities
Water dispensed to the public by some state agencies may not be safe for human consumption, a federa...
Friday - 31st March, 2017
Vaccine shortage as meningitis spreads
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported a “wide outbreak” of cerebrospinal meningitis ac...
Thursday - 30th March, 2017
Osinbajo heads team to end rift with N/Assembly
President Muhammadu Buhari has set up a committee to resolve the fractious relationship between the ...
Wednesday - 29th March, 2017
Discordant tunes over 6 geo-political zones
Nigeria’s regional groupings, lawyers and civil societies have differed on whether or not to inclu...
Monday - 27th March, 2017
Death toll hits 21 in Sokoto Controversy stalks envoys’ conference Organisers list Obasanjo as host Ex-diplomats kick
Atwo-day Embassies and Consular Missions Conference (ECMC) scheduled to hold at Olusegun Obasanjo Pr...
Friday - 24th March, 2017
Buhari names 27 RECs for Senate confirmation
President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of 27 nominees for confirmation as Resident Elect...
Thursday - 23rd March, 2017
SGF shuns Senate ...as lawmakers ask Customs boss to resign
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal, has said he will not ...
Tuesday - 21st March, 2017
Police parade 20 over Ile-Ife violence
The Nigeria Police Force has paraded 20 suspects over the Ile-Ife violence just as it confirmed 46 p...
Monday - 20th March, 2017
North East panel to spend N3bn on publicity, others Reps ask c’ttee to delete N8.4bn for military equipment
The Presidential Committee on the Northeast Initiative (PCNI) will spend a quarter of its proposed N...
Friday - 17th March, 2017
Senate turns back Customs CG over uniform No law compels me – Ali Options for Customs boss
The faceoff between the Senate and the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Al...
Wednesday - 15th March, 2017
Ex-perm sec, director in trouble over AU seat loss
Aretired Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a serving director are being inv...
Tuesday - 14th March, 2017
Buhari resumes work N/Assembly receives president’s letter
President Muhammadu Buhari had a busy time yesterday on his first day at work after a seven-week med...
Friday - 10th March, 2017
Buhari returns ...President back after 50-day vacation
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected back to Nigeria today after a sevenweek medical vacation in t...
Thursday - 9th March, 2017
Curfew in Ile Ife over ethnic clash Kaduna airport booms ...as Abuja shuts down for repairs
The Kaduna International Airport yesterday sprang to life as unprecedented number of commercial flig...
Wednesday - 8th March, 2017
17 ministries failed to account for N24.3 billion
Seventeen federal ministries failed to account for the sum of N24.3 billion, the AuditorGeneral’s ...
Monday - 6th March, 2017
Kano sues woman who gave birth day after wedding FG orders ex-ministers, perm secs to return assets
The federal government has asked all former senior public office holders to return assets of governm...
Friday - 3rd March, 2017
33 states will have no RECs from next week Police get 548 cars from 9 states
The Nigerian Police Force had received N548 patrol vehicles from nine state governments in the last ...
Thursday - 2nd March, 2017
Senate confirms Onnoghen as CJN Auditor-General uncovers N2bn fraud in N/Assembly
The Auditor-General’s report has exposed a N2 billion financial scandal in the National Assembly e...
Tuesday - 28th February, 2017
Osinbajo consults Buhari on major decisions – Presidency
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo consults his boss, Muhammadu Buhari, on a daily basis before taking m...
Monday - 27th February, 2017
DSS arrests Suswam over firearms, land titles, cars
Aformer Governor of Benue State Gabriel Suswam was arrested yesterday by the Department of State Sec...
Friday - 24th February, 2017
Bank directors, staff responsible for 40% bad loans –NDIC Dollar falls to N470 at parallel market ... As external reserves rise by $3.2bn
The naira has been gaining steadily against the U.S dollar in three days of trading at the parallel ...
Thursday - 23rd February, 2017
Buhari speaks to Ganduje during prayer sessionÎ Why I rejected four bills, Osinbajo tells N/Assembly Lawmakers consider vetoing Acting President
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has declined assent to four bills ammended by the National Assembly f...
Tuesday - 21st February, 2017
21 killed in fresh S/Kaduna attacks CBN changes forex rules, as naira plunges at BDCs ...Senate asks EFCC to go after CBN, NNPC officials
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has again changed its rules on foreign exchange allocations for ma...
Monday - 20th February, 2017
Ex-NNPC boss Yakubu seeks return of $9.8m 108 ex-govs gulp billions in pension
One hundred and eight former state governors are currently living off their states through pensions ...
Friday - 17th February, 2017
Appeal court decides Makarfi , Sheriff’s fate today Diezani loses N34bn to FG Over 15 other forfeiture cases pending
Afederal judge in Lagos yesterday ruled the sum of $153 million (N34 billion) linked to a former Pet...
Thursday - 16th February, 2017
FG suspends cattle transport by rail Buhari hosts Saraki, Dogara in London
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday hosted the National Assembly leadership in London, whe...
Tuesday - 14th February, 2017
Buhari to meet Trump over security, economy It’s crazy to say I didn’t visit President in London - Tinubu
President of the United States, Donald Trump, has invited President Muhammadu Buhari for a state vis...
Monday - 13th February, 2017
487 federal agencies to guzzle N2 trillion
Hundreds of federal agencies, many of them with duplicated roles, will consume nearly two trillion n...
Friday - 10th February, 2017
FG takes over Arik Air over huge debts Buhari receives Tinubu, Akande in London
resident Muhammadu Buhari, currently on a medical vacation in London, has lately been recei...
Wednesday - 8th February, 2017
Rivers rerun Police recover N111m from 23 INEC officials Show proof of financial inducement – Wike
An investigative report submitted yesterday to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris h...
Tuesday - 7th February, 2017
I can’t disclose Buhari’s health status Protests in Lagos, Abuja over economic hardship We hear you loud and clear – Presidency Be patient with President Buhari – Tinubu
Members of civil society groups and celebrities yesterday protested in Lagos and Abuja against the c...
Friday - 3rd February, 2017
Allow Buhari to decide – Onnoghen
Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has appealed to Nigerians to allow Preside...
Wednesday - 1st February, 2017
EFCC to arraign ex-minister’s son today Presidency, N/Assembly reach deal on $1bn loan
The presidency and the National Assembly have reached a deal that will permit the government to take...
Tuesday - 31st January, 2017
Reps to increase fuel price by N5 for roads Customs intercepts 661 rifles in Lagos
Nigeria Customs Service has seized 661 pump action rifles imported into the country from China illeg...
Monday - 30th January, 2017
National Assembly to create 25 new agencies
The National Assembly is planning to create about 25 additional federal agencies in the face of an o...
Friday - 27th January, 2017
Abdulsalami, Onaiyekan, others lead peace mission
A group of notable Nigerians led by former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has moved to...
Thursday - 26th January, 2017
Court admits documents against Dasuki, others Make N/Assembly budget details public – Ndume
The need to reveal details of the National Assembly budget re-surfaced during budget debate at the S...
Tuesday - 24th January, 2017
Northern govs, traditional rulers meet over insecurity
Governors 19 northern and traditional rulers from the region are meeting in Kaduna to find lasting s...
Monday - 23rd January, 2017
Disquiet in APC over planned NWC shakeup FG, states spend 4.3% of N13.5tr budgets on health
Less than five percent of the N13.5 trillion combined budgets of the federal and state governments w...
Friday - 20th January, 2017
11 things govt isn’t doing
Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun and prominent banker and businessman Atedo Peterside offered sh...
Wednesday - 18th January, 2017
8 million people need help in Northeast 53 killed as Airforce jet bombs IDP camp in Borno
Nigerian military humanitarian aid jet killed workers 53 and internally displaced persons, injuring ...
Tuesday - 17th January, 2017
Suicide bomber kills Prof, 4 others in Maiduguri
Aprofessor of Veterinary Medicine, Aliyu Usman Mani, unidentified student and three others were yest...
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