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Raped Chrisland schoolchild testifies in court, recalls ‘bad things’ done to her

A 47-year-old Chrisland School supervisor, Lagos, Adegboyega Adenekan, is being prosecuted for allegedly defiling a four-year old pupil of the school

Why Nigeria’s NHIS degenerated – Executive Secretary

The shareholders are the managers of the scheme.

How Nigerian govt can make private companies fund public health — Dangote

One per cent of profits will fund healthcare.

Communications minister fires two aides

The ministers says anybody dealing with them on his behalf and the ministry “is doing so at his or her own risk.”

Adamu Adamu

Minister inaugurates governing boards of education agencies

The minister urges the appointees to ensure qualitative service delivery.

Ekweremadu: Reps to probe operations of Buhari’s asset recovery panel

A lawmaker says Public Property Act is a ‘spent law’ by virtue of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act.

Taking NFIU out of EFCC a ‘setback’ – Ribadu

The former EFCC chairman said the NFIU needs the enforcement capacity of the EFCC.

Ike Ekweremadu

Nigerian govt seeks to seize hidden assets allegedly belonging to Ekweremadu

The Senator said he has no further assets to declare as he declared all his assets with the Code of Conduct Bureau as required by law.

File photo of children fetching water from the borehole constructed by UNICEF and EU in Ikot Nkpenne community, Nsit Atai Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, [Photo Credit: Nike Adebowale]

69 million Nigerians lack access to safe water- UNICEF

“19 million have to walk long distances to get water”.

Farmers/Herders conflict: Jigawa community gives herders one month to quit settlement

The pastoralists say they had been in the community for several decades

Bill Gates visits Nigeria

Gates Foundation works with partners in more than 45 African countries.


INEC targets 80m voters for 2019 polls

The commission says it has so far added four million registrants to the voters’ register


Nigerian govt sets up committee to review Africa Free Trade Agreement proposal

The committee has two weeks to send in its report.

Reps to probe Niger Delta Amnesty office

The motion was unanimously adopted by members.

Senior lawyer Rickey Tarfa calls witnesses in corrruption trial

The senior lawyer is being proseuted by the EFCC.

Alleged rape of toddler: In tears, mother narrates story

The accused is being tried in court.

Scrap NNPC now, ex-CBN deputy governor tells Nigerian govt

He also said deregulation of the downstream petroleum sector was the way to go.


Nigerian govt inaugurates committee on basic healthcare fund

The Basic Health Healthcare Provision Fund is part of the National Health Act.

2019: We have no confidence in INEC – PDP

“For us in the PDP, INEC has not given us the required confidence.”

UNICEF Building in Geneva

UNICEF to provide medical support to freed Dapchi girls

The girls were released, Wednesday weeks after they were kidnapped.

Experts advocate improved funding as Nigeria marks World Tuberculosis Day

According to WHO, Nigeria is one of the highest TB burdened countries in the world.

Reveal Buhari, Osinbajo’s pay too, Okupe challenges Sagay

Mr. Sagay had earlier said he would reveal the running cost of National Assembly members.