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2015-07-27 Polio Eradication - Nigeria Makes History
[Daily Trust] Nigeria is set to make history by completely eradicating the polio disease in the country. Polio disease, which is caused by the wild polio virus, has plagued Nigeria for decades, deforming children and even leading to deaths in extreme cases.

2015-07-28 Nigerian Media Seeks to Cope With Boko Haram Threat
[IPI] Lack of training and equipment add to risk of covering violent militant group

2015-07-28 Science and Technology Hold the Key to Nigeria Reaching Its Full Potential
[The Conversation Africa] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari must make science and technology a priority if the populous West African country hopes to flex its economic muscle.

2015-07-28 Govt Urged to Screen Newborns for Hearing Loss
[Vanguard] The Federal Government has been urged to establish a Universal Newborn Hearing Screening, UNHS, programme that would ensure that newborns are subjected to screening for all parameters of human function ability, particularly to ascertain the child's hearing status. Making the call in Lagos, a group of speech pathologists and audiologists worried over the rising incidences of hearing loss despite improvements witnessed in medical education.

2015-07-28 The Kind of Ministers I Want - - Buhari
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja said he was working towards appointing only patriotic, decent and experienced Nigerians as ministers in his government.

2015-07-28 Jonathan's Minister Stole Billions of Dollars - Governor Oshiomhole
[Premium Times] A minister who served under the former Goodluck Jonathan administration, stole $6billion (more than N1.2 trillion), the governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, said Monday.

2015-07-27 The Phones No Longer Ring
[Daily Trust] As spokesman to President Goodluck Jonathan, my phones rang endlessly and became more than personal navigators within the social space. They defined my entire life; dusk to dawn, all year-round. The phones buzzed non-stop, my email was permanently active; my twitter account received tons of messages per second. The worst moments were those days when there was a Boko Haram attack virtually every Sunday.

2015-07-28 Recuperating Majek Fashek Speaks to Premium Times, Says "I'm Responding"
[Premium Times] Renowned Nigerian reggae star, Majek Fashek, has spoken exclusively to PREMIUM TIMES from his sickbed, saying he is responding to treatment.

2015-07-28 House Crisis - Reps Adopt APC's Zoning Formular
[Premium Times] A make or mar meeting between opposing factions of All Progressives Congress members in the House of Representatives, ended early Tuesday with the two sides adopting an earlier directive from the APC leadership on the zoning of key leadership positions.

2015-07-28 House Leadership Crisis - Counter Claims Trail Oyegun's Meeting With Reps
[Daily Trust] The about two-month old leadership crisis rocking the House of Representatives may be over soon as the two contending camps are said to have reached a resolution to end the logjam.

2015-07-28 Eaglets Undergo MRI Test
[Vanguard] Abuja -As part of efforts to ensure that the national U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets is free of every trace of age falsification and excel at the forthcoming FIFA U-17 championship taking place in Chile in October, the Nigeria Football Federation last week decided to carry out a mandatory Magnetic resonate Imaging (MRI) test on all the players already in camp.

2015-07-28 Buhari to Meet Biya Over Boko Haram
[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to neighbouring Cameroon tomorrow to consult with his counterpart Paul Biya on Boko Haram's insurgency, presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina has said.

2015-07-28 Time to Rethink Subsidy
[Vanguard] PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has hinted that his government may not remove the petroleum subsidy, saying that the reasons so far canvassed for its removal did not sound plausible.

2015-07-28 World Hepatitis Day - SOGHIN Urges Nigerians to Get Tested
[Vanguard] In commemoration of this year's World Hepatitis Day today, a day set aside by the World Health Organisation to direct attention to the burden of chronic viral hepatitis worldwide, the Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Nigeria, SOGHIN, has urged all Nigerians to get screened for the disorder.

2015-07-28 Emergency Workers Rescue Man With Rings on His Penis
[This Day] In a strange development, a 40 year-old man who had iron rings (chastity belt) around his penis was this Monday rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja to save him.

2015-07-28 Buhari to Journalists - Join Me to Rebuild Nigeria
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all journalists in Nigeria to work with his administration in its efforts towards rebuilding the country.

2015-07-28 U.S. Officials Told Us Jonathan's Minister Stole U.S.$6 Billion - Oshiomhole
[Independent (Lagos)] While the last may not have been heard about his altercation with former Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over illegal withdrawal of funds from the Excess Crude Account (ECA), Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday took on the entire cabinet of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, accusing it of pauperising Nigerians for over four years.

2015-07-28 Toyin Saraki's Probe - Our Signatures Were Forged, Says Kwara PDP
[This Day] Abuja -The controversy trailing the invitation of the wife of the Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday took another dimension as the Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) distanced itself from the petition, arguing that the signatures of its members were forged.

2015-07-28 Obi - Only the President Approves ECA Disbursement
[This Day] A former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has condemned recent allegations that a former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, supervised the alleged embezzlement of some funds from the Excess Crude Account (ECA).

2015-07-28 Presidency - States to Drawdown From N300 Billion Special Intervention Fund Soon
[This Day] The implementation of a three-pronged financial intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari to assuage workers plight and support the states is now in progress, the presidency has said.

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