SERAP asks state governors to disclose pension paid to ex-governors

Nigeria, Dec. 9 -- The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information requests to state governors to "urgently disclose details of payment of pensions to form... Read More

SERAP condemns Buhari for comparing Sowore, Bakare with Boko Haram

Nigeria, Dec. 8 -- The civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has condemned the presidency for comparing Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare with Boko Haram milit... Read More

Ekiti University dismisses lecturer over sex harassment video

Nigeria, Dec. 6 -- The Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, has sacked a lecturer, Olola Olaleye Aduwo, recently caught in a viral video being molested for sexually harassing a female student. The univ... Read More

Nigerian university sacks over 800 workers

Nigeria, Dec. 5 -- Ekiti State University (EKSU) has sacked over 1000 workers after a staff audit exercise. Most affected are workers employed between 2016 and 2018. The spokesperson of the universi... Read More

Nigerian govt. introduces new electricity distribution policy to bypass DisCos

Nigeria, Dec. 4 -- The Federal Ministry of Power's new electricity distribution policy called "Willing Seller, Willing Buyer" was designed to bypass middlemen and sell power directly to consumers, a s... Read More

El-Rufai signs N259.25billion Kaduna State 2020 budget into law

Nigeria, Dec. 2 -- The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has signed the 2020 budget of the state into law after its passage by the State House of Assembly. The deputy governor, who was the ac... Read More

Makinde inaugurates committee on ownership of LAUTECH

Nigeria, Nov. 27 -- The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has set up a five-member panel of eminent indigenes of the state to advise him on how the state government can take sole ownership of Ladok... Read More

FUTA expels six students caught on video assaulting another

Nigeria, Nov. 26 -- The Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA has expelled six students for physically assaulting another student. The incident occurred at one of the students' hostels outside... Read More

Ekiti bank workers connived with robbers or also stole from vault - Police

Nigeria, Nov. 23 -- The Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, Asoquo Amba, has said that the robbery incident at a bank in Oye-Ekiti was either in connivance with workers at the bank or the workers also... Read More

Two killed in Ekiti bank robbery

Nigeria, Nov. 21 -- There was pandemonium in Oye-Ekiti on Thursday as armed robbers stormed a branch of the United Bank of Africa (UBA) in the town and left two persons dead. The robbers, in the dayl... Read More