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Premium Times demands immediate release of its reporter, Samuel Ogundipe

“We wonder what the Inspector-General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, finds attractive in making Nigeria a laughing stock.”

Ibrahim Dankwambo

Why I visited Obasanjo – Dankwambo

Mr Dankwambo also addressed PDP leaders in Ogun State

#EndSARS: Nigerians applaud Osinbajo over directive to review SARS

Mr Osinbajo asks the IGP to overhaul the activities of the notorious unit.

Sowore support group registers political party

Africa Action Congress (AAC) is one of the 23 new parties announced by INEC Tuesday.

Samuel Ogundipe

I don’t care if I embarrass Nigeria, Police DCP says

“I don’t care if I embarrass Nigeria or not. I have the right to keep him here and I will keep him until he reveals his source.”

Samuel Ogundipe, a reporter at Premium Times

Police freeze bank account of detained Premium Times journalist Samuel Ogundipe

Mr Ogundipe was arrested at about 300 p.m. and driven to Force Headquarters.


INEC registers 23 new parties

INEC also extended the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise by two weeks.


#EndSARS: Osinbajo orders immediate review of SARS operations

Many Nigerians have also called for the disbandment of the unit with a Twitter hashtag #EndSARS.

Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu showing a specimen ballot paper for Ekiti governorship election during the INEC quarterly consultative meeting with political parties, in Abuja on Wednesday (4/6/18). 03573/4/6/2018/Hogan Bassey/NAN

Court insists on arrest of INEC Chairman

Mr Pam’s initial order was made after Mr Yakubu failed to appear in court for the third time.

Lagos High court

Court dismisses murder charge filed against PDP Chairman

Another PDP leader was killed in July.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. [Photo credit:]

No date for National Assembly reconvening – Saraki, Dogara

A statement early Tuesday confirmed the positions of these lawmakers.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

37 corps members escape death in Ogun accident

An official says 19 of them were injured.

Former National Caretaker Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ahmed Makarfi.

I will restructure Nigeria if elected president — Makarfi

He urges PDP to pick a credible presidential candidate.

Babatunde Raji Fashola

Nigerian govt, DISCOs differ on responsibility of supplying meters

An official had earlier said the “responsibility to supply meters was no more the business of the DISCOs”.

Bukola Saraki, Senate President

UPDATED: Saraki in closed-door meeting with Obasanjo

The embattled senate president had last week also met with former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida.

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

EFCC secures over 150 convictions in seven months – Magu

‘‘For us at EFCC, we are driven by courage, integrity, professionalism and commitment to the common task…”

Director General of SSS, Lawan Daura

No money, incriminating evidence found in Lawal Daura’s homes – SSS

“No such recovery operations have been undertaken by the EFCC or any other security agency at DSS’ office or residences of the former DG.”

Appeal Court suspends order for arrest of INEC Chairman

The case was brought before the lower court by an Anambra State politician, Ejike Oguebego.

Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor

2019: Why it is hard for Igbo to produce Nigeria’s president – Okorocha

The governor says people of South-east always pull down their leaders

National Assembly

No sign National Assembly will reconvene Tuesday — Rep

The lawmakers are expected to consider supplementary budget, as well as approval of funds.

Maiduguri International Airport used to illustrate the story.

Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram protest, seize airport; army reacts

The army says calm has been restored following the protest.

Asokoro district hospital

Major health stories last week

The Ebola outbreak in Congo is the Zaire strain of the virus and vaccinations of health workers has started.

Femi Falana (SAN)

Falana asks new SSS chief to release Dasuki, other ‘illegally detained’ persons 

Sambo Dasuki and Ibrahim el-Zakzaky top the list of Nigerians still in SSS custody in defiance of court orders.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

We’re not in cahoots with Saraki, EFCC replies Buhari’s adviser

“It is important to state that the EFCC is NOT a party to the so called script by Saraki.”

The siege at the National Assembly by security operatives from the SSS

Daura’s sack, National Assembly siege, others dominate Nigeria’s politics last week

The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Hafiz Abubakar, resigned his position.