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Jigawa lawmakers pass vote of confidence on speaker

Nigeria, Feb. 22 -- The crisis in Jigawa State House of Assembly was put to rest on Wednesday as the state lawmakers passed a vote of confidence on the Speaker of the House, Haruna Aliyu. Heavy secur... Read More


Peter Obi says police arrest of LP chairperson 'demeaning, intolerable'

Nigeria, Feb. 22 -- The Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, said it is "demeaning and intolerable" watching the "distressing image" of the LP National Chairperson, Julius Abure, lying... Read More


Bill to establish South-west Development Commission passes second reading at Senate

Nigeria, Feb. 22 -- A bill seeking to establish the South-west Development Commission (SWDC) has passed second reading at the senate. The bill was sponsored by the senator representing Ogun East, Gbe... Read More


Ex-Nigerian envoy faults Geoffrey Onyeama's appointment as foreign minister

Nigeria, Feb. 22 -- A former Nigerian ambassador, Lilian Onoh, on Tuesday, accused Geoffrey Onyeama of lacking the mental health to be a minister when he served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs in t... Read More


Lassa fever: Nigeria records 411 cases, 72 deaths in six weeks

Nigeria, Feb. 22 -- The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said Nigeria recorded 411 confirmed cases and 72 deaths from Lassa fever across 21 states of the federation from week one to week ... Read More


Nigerian lawmakers pledge to conclude constitutional amendment in 2026

Nigeria, Feb. 22 -- The 47-member Constitution Review Committee of the 10th Senate rose from its inaugural meeting on Wednesday in Abuja with a pledge to conclude the exercise in two years. Chairman ... Read More


Edo Primary: APC drops Uzodinma, appoints new election committee chairperson

Nigeria, Feb. 22 -- The All Progressives Congress (APC) has removed Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State as the chairman of the Edo State Governorship election primary after Saturday's botched election... Read More


Forex Crisis: Nigerian govt blocks Binance, OctaFX, Coinbase, others

Nigeria, Feb. 22 -- The Nigerian government has blocked the online platforms of Binance and other crypto firms to avert what it considers continuous manipulation of the forex market and illicit moveme... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Forex Crisis: Nigeria plans clampdown on Binance, other crypto firms

Nigeria, Feb. 21 -- The Nigerian government is considering blocking the online platforms of Binance and other crypto firms to avert what it considers continuous manipulation of the forex market and il... Read More


Nigerian university spends N106 million on Christmas hampers, illegal bonuses - Audit report

Nigeria, Feb. 21 -- The report by the Auditor General of the Federation has accused the management of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, South-east Nigeria, of spending an unapproved ... Read More