Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Kwankwaso sweeps off Jonathan’s footmarks after Kano campaign visit

April 15, 2014

The governor’s actions on Tuesday are seen as a cultural and political message meant to emphasise his disdain for the president.…... read more

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Nigeria releases man detained after tweeting photos of gun-battle at SSS headquarters

April 12, 2014

Yusuf Siyaka (right) and a friend, Lawal Haruna, after his release…. Photo Credit: Lawal Haruna (via twitter) Yusuf Onimisi Siyaka, the Nigerian man arrested and... read more

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SSS keeps mum as anger mounts over whereabouts of man who tweeted pictures of gunbattle at SSS headquarters

April 10, 2014

Yusuf Onimisi Siyaka The Department of State Security, alias SSS, has remained evasive on the whereabouts of  Yusuf Onimisi Siyaka, a Nigerian citizen who witnessed... read more

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Three feared dead as Fulani herdsmen clash with natives in Abuja suburb

March 24, 2014

A police team was seen around the area of the violence.…... read more

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INVESTIGATION: How multibillion naira illicit tobacco trade thrives in Nigeria, putting millions at risk

March 21, 2014

Luka’s shop, close to Sheraton Hotels Abuja. Officials say fake cigarettes are huge public problems to Nigeria, heightening the existing public health concern posed by... read more

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Okonjo-Iweala sends “ghost workers” to ICPC for investigation

March 13, 2014

Finance Ministry to publish details of appropriation to statutory bodies, agencies. The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Wednesday said she is now ready to... read more

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Dismissed judge sues Jonathan, NJC

March 6, 2014

The judge was retired because of petitions on gross misconduct filed against her. A judge, Gladys Olotu, one of the two whose compulsory retirement was approved... read more

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Kwara APC condemns Abdullahi’s sack as Sports Minister  

March 6, 2014

Party says it is the triumph of politics over excellence. The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has described the sack of... read more

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Yobe Students Massacre: Nigeria Police ‘forcefully’ disperses protesters

and February 27, 2014

Unity Fountain venue of the protest was overrun by police Protesters are demanding real action on Boko Haram menace…... read more

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Presidency under fire for cooking up document linking Sanusi to Boko Haram insurgency

February 26, 2014

Mr. Omokri has the reputation of being government’s online marksman…... read more

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Jonathan slams Borno Governor over comment on Boko Haram

February 25, 2014

President Jonathan during the media chat [Photo:saharareporters.com] The president had a Presidential Media Chat. President Goodluck Jonathan descended heavily on the Borno State Governor, Kashim... read more

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Women U-21 World Cup: Coach Nkiyu names 25 for Nigeria

February 22, 2014

PHOTO: NAN List would be trimmed to 21 at the end of the tour. The head coach of the Nigeria U17 Women team Bala Nkiyu... read more

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Nigeria’s ex-Women Affairs Minister suggests castration of rapists

February 21, 2014

Ms. Anenih calls on women to break the culture of silence. A former Minister of Women Affairs, Josephine Anenih, has suggested the castration of rapists... read more

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‪Facebook buys WhatsApp for N3.1 trillion ‬

February 20, 2014

WhatsApp Co-founder becomes a member of Facebook’s board. ‪Social networking giant, Facebook, has bought messaging app, WhatsApp, in a deal worth a total of N3.1... read more

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Ex-workers accuse FIRS of unjust termination of appointment

February 18, 2014

The workers accused the agency of violation of agreement. Some former employees of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, have accused the agency of unfairly... read more

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How ministers, presidential panel pressured Jonathan to sack indicted aviation minister, Stella Oduah

February 13, 2014

Stella Oduah Fellow ministers worked hard to convince President Jonathan to sack Stella Oduah. President Goodluck Jonathan fired Nigeria’s former aviation minister, Stella Oduah, indicted... read more

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BREAKING: Jonathan drops corrupt Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, 3 others

February 12, 2014

Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah President Goodluck Jonathan has accepted the resignation of four cabinet ministers. They are Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah; Minister of... read more

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U.S. spy program reforms spotlight Nigeria’s expanding surveillance program

February 10, 2014

Photo: Bello Isiaka via Facebook Government is determined to spy on the people…... read more

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Human Trafficking Expose: Reporter’s diary reveals difficult challenge of scrutinizing the underworld

February 6, 2014

PREMIUM TIMES publishes some of Ms. Ovuorie’s communications with the office regarding aspects of her difficult investigation and her challenge in managing the environment of... read more

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Actor, Mike Ezuruonye, pens endorsement deal with Airtel

January 11, 2014

Mike was once a Glo ambassador. Popular Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye, who was once an ambassador for telecoms company, Glo, has signed an endorsement deal... read more

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Jonathan re-appoints NAFDAC Director-General, others

January 1, 2014

Mr. Orhii’s re-appointment takes effect from January. President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the re-appointment of the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug... read more

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Nasarawa council polls to hold March, 2014

December 19, 2013

The electoral commission also lifted the ban on political campaigns. By Ahmed Tukur The Nasarawa Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) has fixed March 15, 2014 for... read more

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It’s official: ASUU suspends strike, orders lecturers to resume

December 17, 2013

The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria has suspended its five-month old strike, the News Agency of Nigeria is reporting. The union announced the... read more

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Oil Spill in Nigeria: Activists prank Shell, hijack “Science Slam” in Berlin #SlamShell

December 14, 2013

Shell is accused of ruining the environment and lying about it. Some young environmental activists, pretending to be scientists, on Wednesday pulled off a creative... read more

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Mandela memorial interpreter saw ‘angels’, asks for forgiveness

December 12, 2013

Thamsanqa Jantjie Photo: CBC news The ridiculed sign interpreter however defended his work. The sign language interpreter widely ridiculed for his performance at the Nelson... read more

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