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2017-05-24 Why Buhari Could Not Be Treated in Nigeria - Health Minister
[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole, has assured Nigerians and the international community that there is no cause for concern over President Muhammadu Buhari's health.

2017-05-24 Benue State Begins Translation of Science Textbooks Into Indigenous Languages
[Premium Times] The Benue State Universal Basic Education Board has started translating science textbooks into Tiv dialect for easy learning and sustenance of indigenous languages.

2017-05-24 UK Deports 35 Nigerians
[Premium Times] The Government of the United Kingdom on Wednesday deported 35 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country.

2017-05-24 Looted Funds - Govt Seeks Extradition of 311 Powerful Nigerians
[Vanguard] Abuja -In its bid to stem the tide of criminally-minded Nigerians from hibernating in foreign lands after committing heinous crimes in the country, the Federal Government has sought the repatriation of no fewer than 311 of such suspects from their hideouts across the world.

2017-05-24 Yaounde, Abuja Collaborate Against Piracy
[VOA] The Gulf of Guinea remains a global hot spot for piracy, with reported attacks concentrated off the coast of Nigeria.

2017-05-24 Will Dangote Refinery End Nigeria's Continuous Oil Woes?
[Monitor] Abuja -The completion of the Dangote Refinery in 2019 will mark another milestone in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.

2017-05-24 Buhari Will Win 2019 Election If He Contests - Presidency
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari will win the 2019 election if he seeks re-election, the presidency has said.

2017-05-24 Senate Wants Lower Naira Notes Changed to Coins
[Premium Times] The Central Bank of Nigeria should convert the country's lower currency notes into coins to facilitate "highly repetitive" retail transactions, the Senate said Tuesday.

2017-05-24 Presidency Speaks On Rumoured Coup Plot By Army Officers
[Premium Times] Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has urged Nigerians to ignore the media reports on Coup plot, saying it should not be stretched beyond what the military authorities had said.

2017-05-24 Another Container Load of Arms Intercepted in Lagos
[Premium Times] The container intercepted by the Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday at the Tin Can Island port, Lagos, was loaded with 440 arms and ammunition of various sizes and designs, the Nigeria Customs Service has said.

2017-05-24 Authorities Demolish Radio Station Office
[CPJ] Uyo -Nigerian authorities' demolition of the office of radio Breeze 99.9 FM is a shocking affront to press freedom, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

2017-05-24 Iwu, Daily Telegraph Agree N500,000 Out-of-Court Settlement Over Publication
[Premium Times] A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Maurice Iwu and the Daily Telegraph on Wednesday in Abuja settled out of court after the paper paid N500, 000 as compensation for malicious publication.

2017-05-24 Osinbajo to Launch #I Am a Nigerian Campaign
[This Day] The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, would be the Special Guest of Honour at the launch of the #I AM A NIGERIAN campaign, on May 25, 2017 at the Abuja NICON Luxury Hotel, the organisers of the event have said.

2017-05-24 El-Zakzaky in Custody in Public Interest - Presidency
[Vanguard] The Presidency says the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMAN), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky is not being detained in prison as being speculated but rather being kept by government in public interest,

2017-05-24 Blogger Still in Prison, One Month After Granted Bail
[CPJ] Uyo -Nigerian authorities should immediately release blogger Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo, in accordance with two court orders granting her bail, and prosecutors should drop all criminal charges against her, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

2017-05-24 Buhari's Wife, Aisha, Speaks On Husband's Driving Force
[Premium Times] Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Wednesday said 'unflinching support' and prayers by Nigerian women has been the driving force pushing President Muhammadu Buhari to deliver on his electoral promises to the people.

2017-05-24 NCAC to Partner Traditional Rulers On Cultural Revival
[This Day] Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Segun Runsewe, has stated that traditional rulers as custodians of Nigeria tradition, history and culture, will play prominent role in the strategic revival of Nigerian culture under his watch.

2017-05-24 The National Stadium in Lagos
[This Day] The federal government should hand it over to the Lagos State Government that is willing to put it into productive use

2017-05-24 'Edo State Did Not Spend N70 Million On Okpekpe Race'
[This Day] Organisers of the 5th Okpekpe 10km International Road Race have denied in strong terms speculations in a section of the sporting media that the Edo State Government spent N70million to host the one-day race a fortnight ago.

2017-05-24 Bonga Field Delivers 702m Barrels of Oil for Nigeria in 12 Years
[This Day] The Bonga oil field operated by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has produced about 702 million barrels of oil since its inauguration in 2005, and operated at more than 92 per cent availability in 2016, the Managing Director of SNEPCo, Mr. Bayo Ojulari, has said.

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