[This Day] Global human rights organisation, Amnesty International, has raised concern over the inability of the federal government to hold those involved in human rights violation accountable.
[Premium Times] At least 18 Nigerians die from Tuberculosis (TB) every hour, a TB expert, Lovett Lawson, has said.
[Vanguard] Voting begins throughout Nigerians at 8am today as voters return to the polls to elect state governors and legislators as well as chairmen and councillors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.
[Guardian] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday insisted that it has not cancelled elections anywhere in the country.
[Addis Standard] The federal attorney general’s office has filed charges on eight former prison officials in connection with the September 2016 deadly fire at Qilinto federal maximum security prison located in the southern outskirt of the capital Addis Abeba.
[Dalsan Radio] The embattled company Spectrum which helped the government organize a Somalia and gas conference now says the London meeting was not an auction of oil fields.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Refugees can also formally register births, marriages and deaths, and will have access financial services such as bank accounts
[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday inaugurated an advisory technical committee for the implementation of the proposed N30, 000 new minimum wage for Nigerian workers.
[Vanguard] The Federal Government on Sunday pledged to strengthen trans-boundary partnerships with Lake Chad Basin member countries to save the Lake from extinction.
[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, does not have the power to unilaterally stop payment of salaries and allowances to convicted Plateau Central senator, Joshua Dariye, Mr Saraki’s spokesperson has said.