Wole Soyinka Centre discusses data, media and national development
First held in 2008, the annual lecture series seeks to stimulate debate on issues affecting Nigeria and also set the tone for policymakers and concerned parties in the role they have to play.
EFCC opposes bail for popular social media influencer, Adeherself
EFCC arrested Adeherself on July 7 for alleged involvement in internet fraud
FG inaugurates governing councils of 13 federal universities
The minister asked the governing boards to block loopholes and generate ideas that will increase the internally generated revenue of the universities.
As farmers seek import ban, Nigeria buys same quantity of maize abroad
Farmers have said they can meet local demand, but that has made no difference.
Buhari wants ‘common position’ for looted asset recovery in Africa
Mr Buhari says the massive corruption being perpetrated in Africa has created a huge governance deficit.
COVID-19: For victims of abuse, social distancing makes things worse
In many cases, victims of gender-based violence could not get help because witnesses observing social distancing refused to physically intervene.
New Climate Predictions Indicate Warmer Temperature Over Next Five Years
The agency stated that the predictions take into account natural variations as well as human influences on climate to provide the best possible forecast of temperatures, rainfall, wind patterns, and other variables for the coming five years.
Fayemi launches health insurance for Ekiti residents
The governor says nobody would be denied any health services on account of poverty.
COVID-19: Nigerian govt evacuates 270 nationals from Egypt
The 270 Nigerians will arrive at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
COVID-19: Reps ask FG to reverse decision on 2020 WASSCE
The federal government said on Wednesday that Nigerian students would not participate in the 2020 WASSCE due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
Nigerian journalists discuss challenges in exposing corruption
A participant urged journalists to ask more questions around those leakages in the tax and procurement process.
African Development Bank grants $0.5 million emergency relief assistance to Libya
The bank’s funding will contribute to supporting Libya’s national response plan for COVID-19.
Finance minister presents draft 2021 to 2023 MTEF to NEC
The virtual NEC meeting was presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Group urges repeal of pension laws for ex-governors, deputies
CHSR says about 20 former governors and their deputies are receiving salaries from public purse as either serving senators or ministers.
Alleged N29bn Fraud: EFCC wants ex- governor Nyako, son to open defence
The EFCC had arraigned the defendants on a 37-count charge of criminal conspiracy, stealing, abuse of office and money laundering.
Alleged Fraud: EFCC fails to produce evidence against senator in court
The prosecutor then applied for an adjournment to enable it to retrieve the said evidence.
Coronavirus: Remote learning out of reach for 500 million students – UN
“Lack of access to computers and the Internet at home, as well as a low level of computer-related skills, put many already marginalised students at a further disadvantage.”
Buhari mourns Ivorian Prime Minister Amadou Coulibaly
Amadou Gon Coulibaly died on Wednesday in Abidjan
ICPC cautions contractors over poor execution of constituency projects
ICPC urges communities to monitor and report when they noticed shoddy jobs