Minister to probe Super Falcons’ unpaid bonuses two years after (Guardian)

Super Falcons player being tackled by two Camerounians in their semifinal clash at 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations in Ghana. Two years after, their winning bonus for the victory against Senegal in 2016 is still ‘hanging’ Two years after…

Senate passes bill for establishment of South East development commission (Guardian)

The Senate has passed the South East Development Commission (Establishment) Bill 2018. The proposed body is to tackle the infrastructure deficit and ecological challenges besetting the region. It also seeks to act as a catalyst for the development of the…

*Petrol pump price remains N145 per litre – PPPRA (Nation) *House keeps mum over Buhari’s rejection of Electoral Act Amendment Bill (Nation)

Petrol pump price remains N145 per litre – PPPRA (Nation) The Executive Secretary Secretary, Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Abdulkadir Saidu on Tuesday refuted the growing speculation on the purported imminent price increase in the pump price of Premium…

*ASUU decries alleged intimidation of members in UNILAG (Nation) *Osinbajo in Germany, says grand corruption Nigeria’s greatest problem (Nation)

ASUU decries alleged intimidation of members in UNILAG (Nation) The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday alleged intimation of its members in the University of Lagos by the institution’s Pro Chancellor,  Dr Wale Babalakin. The ASUU National President,…

Increase in salary will check corruption in Nigeria Police Force – NANS (Guardian)

10 December 2018 The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it is optimistic that recent increase in the salaries of police personnel by the Federal Government would help check corruption in the organisation. NANS National Public Relations’ Officer, Mr…

Dennerby salutes difficult South Africa team (DailySports)

Thomas Dennerby has heaped praises on coach Desiree Ellis despite Nigeria defeating South Africa on penalties in Saturday’s final to retain the Africa Women Cup of Nations in Ghana. Having bowed 1-0 to Banyana Banyana in their opener, the Super…

*Buhari declines assent to 2018 Electoral Act Amendment bill (Nation) *2019: ‘Atiku must not use restructuring as campaign gimmick’ (Nation)

Buhari declines assent to 2018 Electoral Act Amendment bill (Nation) President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday declined assent to the 2018 Electoral Act Amendment bill and returned it to the National Assembly.   That was the fourth time the bill is being…

Nigeria lauds international support on Boko Haram, Lake Chad (Guardian)

07 December 2018 Nigeria has lauded the international support to the country and neighbouring countries in addressing the challenges caused by the Boko Haram terrorists and the shrinking of the Lake Chad. Nigeria’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN,Prof.…

Nigeria gets fresh $200 million loan (Guardian)

The Nigerian government has been granted a sum of $200 million loan for the funding of the country’s Electrification Project (NEP). African Development Bank Group Monday said it loaned $150 million for the project while the balance of $50 million…

Nigeria cut food imports, saved $21bn in 34 months — Emefiele (Punch)

December 3, 2018 The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said that Nigeria’s monthly food import bill fell from $665.4m in January 2015 to $160.4m as of October 2018. He said the reductions in food import were recorded on rice,…

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