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Revenue Allocation boss advises states to access recource fund

As soon as a state contributes to the federation accounts, it gets 13 percent derivation fund. (more…)

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Houses, cars burnt as authorities shut down Uniport

Uniport in crisis following the brutal murder of four of its students. (more…)

Heriberto Lazcano

Body of slain Mexican drug leader stolen days after his killing

Armed men stole the body of the slain leader of Mexico's brutal Zetas drug cartel from a funeral home in northern Mexico, just days after he was killed by the country’s navy, a state prosecutor said on Tuesday. Mexican Marines say initial forensic tests, including finger prints, confirmed they had…

David Wineland and Serge Haroche, the winners

U.S., French researchers win 2012 Nobel Prize in physics

  Two researchers, an American and a French, have won the 2012 Nobel Prize in physics for developing techniques for studying interactions between light and matter on the smallest scale. The researchers, David Wineland, of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Colorado; and Serge Haroche,…

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Fuel subsidy scam, court grants bail to indicted marketers

Eight oil marketers allegedly involved in the fuel subsidy scam have been granted bail. (more…)

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Have sex regularly to avoid infertility, expert says

Gynaecologist says there are methods of managing secondary infertility. (more…)

President Goodluck Jonathan

National Broadcast by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

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Jonathan sets up flood fund raising committee

The President announced the disbursement of N17.6 bn to address the floods. (more…)

FILE PHOTO: Many deportees went to Saudi Arabia as pilgrims

Saudi Arabia soft-pedals, to readmit deported Nigerian pilgrims with valid visas

The Saudi Arabian authorities have agreed to allow deported Nigerian pilgrims with valid visas to be transported to the holy land to Perform the 2012 Hajj. The Speaker of the House Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, who led a Presidential Committee to Saudi Arabia, said this on Monday in Abuja, on arrival…

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State workers join South Africa strike

The Local Government workers in South Africa also want a pay rise. (more…)

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Census tribunal orders fresh census in Cross River community

There will be a new headcount to determine the population of Nko Community in Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River. (more…)

Nigerian Stock Exchange

Funds movement behind capital market stability, says operators

Nigeria's capital market has been stable in recent times. (more…)

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Nigerian cooking gas, most costly in the world- Gas Association boss

Federal Government policies are stifling growth in natural gas sector (more…)

Sanusi Lamido

CBN’s lending rate strangling private sector

 The private sector suffers from CBN’S high lending rate. (more…)

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Jonathan, Zuma, Diezani, others to testify at Okah’s trial

The accused wants Mr. Jonathan to tell what he (the president) knows about the bombings. (more…)

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Turkey, Syria exchange fire again as tension escalates

The exchange is the sixth between the two countries since a Syrian mortar round landed in Turkey last Wednesday (more…)

Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom police brutalise 11 students for protesting Mubi killings

The protesters were students of the Mubi Polytechnic, from Akwa-Ibom State, where dozens of students were massacred by armed men. (more…)

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President Jonathan to broadcast to nation Tuesday

President Goodluck Jonathan will address the nation Tuesday, the second time in nine days. A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, said the address would be aired live at 7 a.m. on the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and the Federal Radio Corporation…

John B. Gurdon (Right) and Shinya Yamanaka (Left)

Uk’s Gurdon, Japan’s Yamanaka win Nobel Prize for medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012 has been awarded jointly to John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed  to become pluripotent. The Nobel Prize recognizes the two scientists who discovered that mature, specialised cells can be reprogrammed to become immature…

Orji Uzor-Kalu

Orji Kalu’s party, PPA, blasts him for comparing self with Awolowo, Abiola

The National chairman of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), Chief Ken Gbalokoma, has chided former Abia State governor , Orji Uzor Kalu, for rating himself with the likes of Chief Obafemi Awolowo and M.K.O. Abiola. Mr. Gbalokoma said in a press statement in Abuja that Mr. Kalu has no basis…

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El Classico: Messi, Ronaldo share spoils

Real Madrid are still eight points adrift of their bitter rivals (more…)

Mr. Adeshina says Nigeria is partnering with Philippines towards the introduction of flood resistant rice in the country

FG to introduce flood resistant rice, says Agric minister

The Federal Government is partnering with the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines towards the introduction of flood resistant rice in the country. The Minister of Agriculture, Akinwumi Adeshina, stated this in Ilorin on Sunday after a visit to Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara at the Government House. The minister was…

FILE PHOTO: Many deportees went to Saudi Arabia as pilgrims

Free SIM cards: Pilgrims cry over excessive charges

Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia have decried the excessive charges by Saudi Telecommunication Company (STC) which issued them with free SIM cards through the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent in Madina reports that most of the pilgrims were complaining of ``crazy charges'' which had limited their…

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Ondo election: Pastor Bakare endorses Mimiko

The Convener of the Save Nigeria Group (SNG), Tunde Bakare, on Sunday endorsed Olusegun Mimiko, the Labour Party candidate for the Ondo election, scheduled for Oct. 20. Addressing newsmen in Lagos, Mr. Bakare said that "Mimiko has taken care of the needs of the Ondo grassroots people". "Mimiko and the Labour…

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Obafemi Awolowo in own words responding to issues Achebe raised

This is a reproduction of an interview Chief Awolowo granted while on a campaign trail preceding the 1983 presidential election. Introduction At the age of 11, he struggled through primary school here at Wesleyan School Imo, Abeokuta. He then became a teacher, he was a trader, he was a school clerk, he…