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2016-05-26 Nigeria Misses Out in Revenue As Oil Hits 2016 High
[Daily Trust] Oil price went up by more than one percent yesterday, nearing $50 a barrel, but Nigeria will receive less from the 2016 boom due to the lower production in recent times.

2016-05-26 Rescued Chibok Girl Found Collecting Firewood - Vigilantes
[Daily Trust] The Commandant-General of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, retired Brigadier-General Usman Mohammed Jahun, has said the first Chibok school girl rescued last week in Bale village at the edge of Sambisa forest, was found by his men while she was fetching firewood close to the forest.

2016-05-26 UK, Australia Deport 40 Nigerians for Immigration Offences
[Leadership] The United Kingdom and Australia yesterday deported 40 Nigerians for various immigration offences.

2016-05-26 House of Representatives Order Halt of Refineries Privatisation
[Leadership] The House of Representatives Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to stop its planned privatisation of the nation's refineries or joint investment ventures with some multinationals.

2016-05-26 Govt to Review Fuel Price
[Leadership] The federal government and the organised Labour yesterday agreed to set up a 16-man committee to look into the various issues that emanated from the hike in the price of petrol.

2016-05-26 Dependence On Oil, Nigeria's Costly Mistake - Buhari
[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday in Abuja that Nigeria made a terrible mistake by becoming a mono-product economy hinged on oil.

2016-05-26 New Director Generals Named for Information Parastatals
[Premium Times] The Federal Government has named a new sect of chief executives for six agencies under the Ministry of Information and Culture.

2016-05-26 Kogi Govt Sacks Nigerian Labour Congress Leader
[Premium Times] The Kogi State government says the state chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Onuh Edoka, is a "ghost worker", and has fired him.

2016-05-26 No Better Time to Diversify Nigerian Economy Than Now - Buhari
[Premium Times] With the Central Bank Nigeria (CBN) already taking steps to reverse the recession in the Nigerian economy, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said there was no better time to diversify the economy than now.

2016-05-25 Edo Govt Withdraws Letter Approving New Oba of Benin
[Premium Times] The Edo State Government has withdrawn a letter earlier issued on the Oba of Benin, saying it was issued in error.

2016-05-25 How Former Oil Board Boss Bought a £890,000 UK Home
[Vanguard] Abuja -A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Abubakar Lawal Yar'Adua, bought a posh house worth £890,000 in London using a secret offshore company he registered in the British Virgin Island.

2016-05-26 Kaduna State to Install CCTV Cameras to Fight Crime
[This Day] Kaduna -The Kaduna State Government is to install closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras across the state to fight crime.

2016-05-26 Revenue Drops Again As Federal, States, Others Share N281.5 Billion for April
[Premium Times] Revenue allocation to federal, states and local governments dropped by 6.09 per cent as the three tiers of government shared a total of N281.5 billion for the April.

2016-05-26 Police 'Arrest Nimbo Attackers, Recover Video of Attack' - Spokesperson
[Premium Times] The Nigerian police say they have arrested five suspects involved in the midnight raid on Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State on April 25.

2016-05-26 Information Parastatals Get New CEOs
[Leadership] The federal government has appointed new chief executives for six information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture.

2016-05-26 Former Kaduna Military Administrator, Tanko Ayuba, Is Dead
[Premium Times] Senator Abubakar Tanko Ayuba has died at the age of 71.

2016-05-26 #PanamaPapers - How Ex-NNPC GMD Operated Secret Account to Buy Posh Property While in Office
[Premium Times] A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Abubakar Lawal Yar'Adua, bought a posh home worth £890,000 in London using a secret offshore company he registered in the British Virgin Island.

2016-05-26 Ex-Newswatch, the News Publishers, Others Appointed DGs of NTA, NAN, VON
[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Wednesday named the chief executives of six agencies under the Ministry of Information and Culture.

2016-05-25 Biafra Leader Can't Get Bail, Appeal Court Rules
[Premium Times] The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the decision of the Federal High Court to deny a bail application by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

2016-05-25 Nigeria to Sign Visa-Free Pact With Eight Countries - Minister
[Daily Trust] The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, yesterday said the federal government is planning to sign visa-free pacts with a bloc of eight African countries to promote economic partnership.

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