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  1. IGP redeploys Mbu, 18 AIGs, 49 CPsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has approved the redeployment of 19 Assistant Inspectors General of Police and 49 Commissioners of Police. This is contained in a statement issued by the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Abayomi Shogunle on Friday in Abuja.


  2. Nigeria: Outrage Grows Over Buhari's AppointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    President Muhammadu Buhari's appointment of some of his administration's most key officials Thursday set off a firestorm of condemnation, with critics characterising the nominations as overwhelmingly lopsided, lacking in gender balance and regional equity. Mr. Buhari named Babachir David Lawal, from Adamawa State, as Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Abba Kyari, from Borno, as his Chief of Staff.


  3. Nigeria to work with Chinese firm on sorghum productionRead the original story

    Thursday | World-Grain

    The Raw Materials Research and Development Council on Aug. 25 said Nigeria would partner with a Chinese firm to grow sweet sorghum in the country. It said in a statement that, on behalf of the government, it will work with the company, Sang-Liang Technology Development Centre on the partnership.


  4. Nigeria: Salary Arrears - CBN Okays Bank Loans for 27 StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    States under the salary debt burden will now have succour as the Central Bank of Nigeria has approved the request by deposit money banks to provide financial accommodation to such state governments to enable them pay the backlog of salaries of their workers. This follows the decision by the National Executive Council at its meeting in June requesting the CBN, in collaboration with other stakeholders, to appraise and consider ways of liquidating the outstanding staff salaries owed by state and local governments.


  5. Nigeria: 10 Contestants Vie for Seat of Emir of MisauRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 |

    About 10 contestants have indicated their interests to contest for the seat of the Emir of Misau in Bauchi State following the death of Alhaji Muhammadu Manga III who died last Monday. A source at the Palace disclosed that the contestants include the secretary to the Bauchi State government, Alhaji Ahmed Suleiman, Aliyu Mohammed Manga, Suleiman Mohammed Manga, Ahmadu Ahmadu, Ahmed Mohammed Manga, Turaki Mohammed Manga, Sabo Aliyu Ahmed, Waziri Mohammed Manga, Magaji Mohammed Manga and Bappah Mohammed Manga.


  6. Fowler: From Lagos to Abuja, a diligent tax man on the wayDARAMOLA BABALOLARead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Nigeriaworld

    Under current Nigerian law, taxation is enforced by the 3 tiers of government, i.e. federal, state, and local governments, with each having its sphere clearly spelt out in the Taxes and Levies Decree, 1998. Several contentious issues have plagued taxation in Nigeria in recent years, among them is the issue of the appropriate tax authority to administer several taxes, also there is the issue of multiple taxes administered by all the three tiers of government which sometimes imposes welfare cost.


  7. Timeline: Boko Haram's deadly evolutionRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Financial Times

    Boko Haram is an extremist militant group whose name translates as "western education is forbidden". Active since 2002, it is fighting to carve out an Islamic state from ethnically and religiously divided Nigeria.


  8. Nigeria Braces for FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Voice of America

    Newly-built houses on the bank of the River Kaduna are seen in flood waters after hours of rainfall in Kaduna, Nigeria August 15, 2015. Farmers and residents of flood-prone areas in Nigeria are bracing for above-average precipitation in parts of the country this annual rainy season.


  9. Nigeria: More than 10m Children out of School - UnicefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 |

    Jean Gough, Country Director, United Nations International Children's Fund has said that no fewer than 10.5 million Nigerian children are out of school. Gough stated this on Tuesday in Bauchi while exchanging views with Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State at the Government House.


  10. Nigeria: Buhari Demands Detailed Report On NITEL SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 |

    The president, who gave this directive when the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Communications Technology, Dr. Tunji Olaopa, and some top officials of the ministry briefed him in Aso Rock, said he was concerned by the continuing protests of former NITEL employees and other Nigerians over the manner in which the company's assets were sold. Buhari also gave approval to the plan by the ministry to use post offices across the country for information technology and financial transactions, especially in the rural communities.


  11. 10.5m children out of school in Nigeria - UNICEFRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Vanguard

    Jean Gough, Country Director, United Nations International Children's Fund has said that no fewer than 10.5 million Nigerian children are out of school. Gough stated this on Tuesday in Bauchi while exchanging views with Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State at the Government House.


  12. NiMet predicts localized thunderstorms, rainy weather conditions for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted that the southern part of the central states would experience thunderstorms with chances of rains on Monday morning. The predictions are contained in the Weather Outlook issued by NiMet's Central Forecast Office on Sunday in Abuja.


  13. NSA, Service Chiefs avow end to Boko Haram insurgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Vanguard

    BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI The National Security Adviser , Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno and four other Service Chiefs for Defence, Nigerian Army, Air Force and Police have declared to end Boko Haram insurgency that has claimed many lives and property in the North East sub-region of the country. File: From left, Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Sadiq Baba Abubakar; Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas; Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Burutai and Chief of Defence Staff, Major-General Abayomi Gabriel during Service Chiefs confirmation meeting with Ad-Hoc Committee on Screening of the Service Chiefs of the Senate, at the National Assembly, Abuja, yesterday.


  14. 87 killed , 377 injured in auto crash in Bauchi - FRSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Vanguard

    Bauchi- 87 persons have died while 377 others sustained varying degrees of injuries between January and June this year, the Federal Road Safety Commission in Bauchi State has said. A copy of the FRSC road crash report for the period obtained by newsmen in Bauchi, showed that there were 94 road crashes across the twenty local government areas of the state, involving 719 people.


  15. Nigerian says it has freed 178 captives from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | CNN

    ... north between the group and the Nigerian military. An official displays burned equipment inside a prison in Bauchi, Nigeria, on September 9, 2010, after the prison was attacked by suspected members of Boko Haram two days earlier. About 720 inmates ...


  16. Unpaid salaries: NLC factions unite against debtor govsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Vanguard

    LEADERS of the two factions of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, have put aside their differences to fight against state governors owing workers' salaries and other benefits, saying "we are united and on the same page on this issue and will collectively fight to ensure that these governors pay workers their earned wages and benefits." While the Ayuba Wabba led faction will be meeting on Wednesday to take a decisive action on how to force the debtor governors to pay workers their salaries and other unpaid benefits, the Joe Ajaero faction has given the governors till the end of August to pay or face unprecedented industrial unrest.


  17. Nigeria in deep economic trouble: "FG, states, LGs share N518.5bn for June"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Vanguard

    The story by Nduka Chiejina, Assistant Editor, went on to point out that "Two weeks after sharing tax proceeds from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, the three tiers of government yesterday shared a larger amount of cash from the Federation Account for the month of June than they did for the month of May 2015." With all due respects to my colleagues in the media, this is a story for the front page of every newspaper and headline news on electronic media.


  18. Nigeria: Soldiers At Checkpoint Beat Driver to ComaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 |

    A truck driver was beaten to coma Saturday by soldiers at a stop-and-search checkpoint near the University of Jos students' hostel, along Jos-Bauchi road. A spokesperson for the Special Task force on Jos crisis, Ikedichi Iweha, requested time to ascertain details of events at the checkpoint.


  19. Boko Haram - the solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Vanguard

    O ne can guess that the Nigerian Army is numerically better than Boko Haram, but as we have witnessed since 2009, the battle is still on and the number of internally displaced people is increasing. As at June 2015, there were 1,385,298 internally displaced persons from Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe states and they are being supported by the Federal Government, host families and benevolent donors.


  20. Nigeria: Who Can Stop Our Governors' Spending Spree?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 |

    At the end of their meeting last Wednesday in Abuja, state governors resolved to hold discussions with President Muhammadu Buhari to seek lasting solutions to the worsening macroeconomic challenges confronting the nation. The decision was made known to journalists by the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State.