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2017-06-22 Survivors Tell of Boko Haram Ambush of Secure Convoy
[Premium Times] Some survivors of the Tuesday morning ambush on a convoy of dozens of vehicles under armed escort have narrated their woes blaming the security agencies for poor preparation.

2017-06-23 Former VP's Company Intels Battles Govt in Court
[Premium Times] The business dispute between the Nigerian government and the Integrated Logistics Services Nigeria Limited, Intels, is now a subject of litigation, with Intels accusing authorities of breaching agreements and sabotaging its multi-billion dollar ports investments through de-categorization of terminals, court papers sighted by PREMIUM TIMES revealed.

2017-06-23 5,000 Nigerians Stranded in Mali
[Premium Times] There are about 5,000 Nigerians waiting to be rescued from Mali, the head of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, Julie Donli, said on Thursday in Abuja.

2017-06-23 Minister Raises Alarm Over Ministry's 2017 Budget Irregularities
[Vanguard] Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has raised alarm over the insertion of projects outside the purview of his ministry in the 2017 Appropriation Act by the National Assembly.

2017-06-23 Lagos Is 29th Most Expensive City to Live in the World, Abuja 59th
[Premium Times] The 23rd Cost of Living Survey carried out by Mercer, the world's largest human resource consulting firm, found that African, Asian, and European cities dominated the 2017 list of most expensive locations for working abroad.

2017-06-22 Govt Signs Polio Aid Deal With Germany
[Daily Trust] Nigeria and Germany have signed on to a ?N3.5 billion (?10 million) aid agreement to eradicate polio in Nigeria.

2017-06-22 Govt Turns to Renewable Energy for Economic Growth
[This Day] Abuja -The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, tuesday announced federal government's plans to provide renewable power supply for no fewer than one million households in rural communities that are not connected to the national grid.

2017-06-22 Woman, 26, Docked Over Alleged Abduction of Teen Lover
[Daily Trust] A 26- year -old woman, Oluchi Paul, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates' Court over the alleged abduction of a teenage boy.

2017-06-23 Govt Declares Monday June 26, Tuesday June 27 Public Holiday
[Premium Times] The federal government has declared Monday and Tuesday, June 26 and 27, as Public Holiday to mark Eid-el-fitr celebration.

2017-06-23 Cristiano Ronaldo Follows Davido On Instagram
[Daily Trust] 'If crooner, Davido is super excited that Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo followed him back on instagram.

2017-06-22 Govt - We Did Not Scrap CRK From Curriculum
[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has said contrary to reports making rounds in the media, Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) was never scrapped from the secondary school curriculum.

2017-06-22 Mining - Govt Inaugurates Devt Partners, Donor Agencies Coordination Group
[This Day] Abuja -In a bid to maximise supports of international bodies and foreign governments in ensuring sustainable growth in the mining and mineral sector, the federal government has inaugurated the Development Partner and Donor Agencies Coordination Group on Mining.

2017-06-22 South African Community Withdraws Quit Order Against Nigerians
[Premium Times] The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Thursday that one of the communities that gave Nigerians quit order had rescinded it.

2017-06-22 Biafra - We Too Are 'Disgusted' With Nigeria - Cardinal
[Premium Times] The Catholic Bishop of Abuja arch diocese, John Onaiyekan, has blamed increased agitation for Nigeria's breakup on the failure of the current government to abide by the principle of federal character in the appointment of public officers.

2017-06-22 Court Rules Against Mass Eviction in Lagos - Activists
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] A series of brutal, government-ordered evictions that left more than 30,000 Nigerians homeless were deemed "unconstitutional" in a landmark decision by the Lagos High Court on Wednesday, activists said.

2017-06-23 Death Sentence - Upcoming Artist Vows to Kill Nigerians Over Evans
[This Day] An upcoming music artist simply identified as T Shine Sisi Eko, thursday said he will embark on a killing spree if arrested notorious kidnapper, Chukwudumeje Onwuamadike alias Evans, was sentenced to death.

2017-06-23 Nnamdi Kanu - No Election in South-East Without Biafra Referendum
[This Day] The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has warned that elections will be boycotted in the South-east states starting with the Anambra State gubernatorial election scheduled for November 18 if the federal government fails to hold referendum for the realisation of the state of Biafra.

2017-06-23 Top Artists Throw Weight On Goodfathers Foundation
[This Day] Top Nigerian artistes recently gave support to The Goodfathers Foundation, a non-profit organisation, when they participated in a two-fold event that started with a Walk For Fathers to drum-up support for fathers and to ignite a fresh commitment to support and celebrate the Nigerian man during a programme to commemorate this year's International Father's Day.

2017-06-23 Nigeria Will Remain One United Country, Says Sultan
[This Day] Efforts to douse the rising tension in the country have received a huge boost with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar, saying Nigeria will not only overcome the prevailing hate-filled agitations but will also remain one united country.

2017-06-23 Top Kannywood Actors Storm Ghana for Sallah
[Premium Times] Top Kannywood actor, Zaharaddeen Sani, and actresses Halima Ateteh and Jamila Naguda head to Ghana for Sallah Celebrations.

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