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2016-06-25 Buhari Reacts to David Cameron's Offer to Resign
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his regret at the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron.

2016-06-24 Aisha Buhari Gives Ekiti Governor Five Days to Retract Allegation
[Daily Trust] The wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, has given the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, five days to retract his bribery allegation against her or face legal action.

2016-06-24 Okagbare, Osazuwa Lead Nigeria's Chase for Honours At CAA
[Daily Trust] Commonwealth Games double sprint Champion Blessing Okagbare tops the list of 26 other athletes expected to do the country proud at the 2016 African Senior Athletics Championships which began in Durban, South Africa yesterday.

2016-06-24 New Militant Group Blows Up Oil Pipeline
[Daily Trust] Owerri -A new militant group identified as Red Scorpion is believed to have blown up an oil installation owned by Elf Petroleum Nigeria in Awara, Ohaji/Egbema LGA of Imo State.

2016-06-24 Nigerians in UK Express Disappointment With Referendum Result
[Guardian] A cross section of Nigerians in Europe on Friday expressed disappointment over the decision of the UK in a referendum to leave the European Union (EU).

2016-06-24 Govt, Senate Face-Off Deepens Divisions Among APC Senators
[This Day] Abuja -The cold war among senators on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) resurfaced on Thursday, when the two factions of APC caucus in the Senate disagreed on the recent actions taken by the Muhammadu Buhari administration, especially the decision to prosecute Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy Ike Ekweremadu over allegations of forgery of the Senate rules.

2016-06-24 NCC Seeks House's Cooperation in Telecom Regulations
[This Day] Following the recent reduction in MTN fine to N33 billion, coupled with the reaction of the members of the House of Representatives who had kicked against the reduction, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has called for more cooperation and understanding of members of the House of Representatives, on regulatory functions of the commission.

2016-06-24 Fitch Downgrades Nigeria to 'B+', With Stable Outlook
[This Day] Fitch Ratings has downgraded Nigeria's long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'B+' from 'BB-' as well as the country's long-term local currency IDR to 'BB-' from 'BB'.

2016-06-24 Soldiers Allegedly Kill Sales Boy Over Missing N350,000
[This Day] A community, Etekwuru, in Ohaji/Egbema Council Area of Imo State has been thrown into mourning following the alleged brutal killing of a young man from the area by some soldiers attached to the area. The victim, Declan Obi, 26, was allegedly sent to the great beyond following the invitation of the soldiers by his master, Evans Njemanze, 36, to investigate him over suspected financial dishonesty. Investigation by THISDAY revealed that the hapless Declan, who until his death, sold soft drinks (Coca-cola prod

2016-06-24 Kogi Assembly Crisis Resolved
[This Day] The lingering crisis rocking members of Kogi State House of Assembly over leadership tussles may have been resolved.

2016-06-24 Buhari Asks Newly Promoted Police Officers to Justify Their Promotions
[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has charged public officers entrusted with certain responsibilities to live up to their duties and justify the confidence reposed in them saying this as this is the only way Nigeria can get out of the current hardships facing the nation.

2016-06-24 Hate Speech - Emir of Kano Tasks Media Chiefs On Ethics
[This Day] Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano

2016-06-24 Nigerian Army to Investigate Allegation of Coup d'Etat
[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Army has said that it will launch an investigation into those behind the report that the military was planning to overthrow the civilian administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

2016-06-24 Fashola - Community Hostilities Could Delay Work On Second Niger Bridge
[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said hostilities from communities located on the peripheries of the second Niger Bridge could derail the construction of the project schedule if left checked.

2016-06-24 Armed Ijaw Youths Invade Radio Station in Yenagoa, Injure Many
[This Day] Yenagoa -Many persons were wounded at the premises of a radio station owned by Senator Ben Murray-Bruce on Thursday in Bayelsa after the leadership of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide, invaded the station in an attempt to halt a live programme.

2016-06-24 Govt Launches Standard Operating Procedures Portal to Check Corruption At Ports
[This Day] Abuja -Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday launched the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and the Port Service Support Portal (PSSP) to check corruption and other unwholesome practices by service providers at the nations' ports.

2016-06-24 Senate Tells Govt to Move N50 Billion Paid By MTN to TSA
[This Day] The Senate Thursday told the federal government to move the initial N50 billion part payment of the fine imposed on MTN by the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) from the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) recovery account to NCC treasury single account (TSA). The Senate also mandated its committee on communications to adequately probe the handling of the fine imposed on MTN from N780 billion to N330 billion.

2016-06-24 Nigeria, Norway Agree to Deepen Co-Operation On Fisheries
[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said Nigeria and Norway, a major fish exporting country, would work together to deepen their agricultural cooperation, particularly on fish farming and fisheries development.

2016-06-24 Revealed - 10 Lawmakers On U.S. Trip Were Interrogated By State Dept Over Sex Scandal
[This Day] The 10 lawmakers who attended International Visitors Leadership Programme in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, were interrogated by officials of the US State Department over allegations of sexual misconduct against three of their colleagues.

2016-06-24 Police Officers Now to Declare Assets, Acting IG Declares
[This Day] Abuja -The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday declared that senior officers of the Force from the rank of the IGP down to Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) must henceforth make their assets known.

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