AFCON 2013

Scene of the Kaduna bomb blast

Jonathan, Tinubu, JNI, others condemn Kaduna bomb blasts

Angry reactions have trailed Wednesday’s twin bombing that killed at least 40 people in Kaduna.…

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Two Weeks After, SSS Releases Two Islamic School Teachers Arrested In Aba Mosque Raid

“The SSS told us the soldiers were just doing their job and that after their…

Emir Sanusi meets President Goodluck Jonathan

After months of bickering, Jonathan, Emir Sanusi meet

The President invited the former CBN Governor to break Ramadan fast with him. President Goodluck…

Scene of the Kaduna bomb blast

Twin blasts kill over 40 in Kaduna as Buhari escapes death

A curfew is in place in Kaduna as residents mourn their dead. (more…)

Eid Fitr

Eid-el-fitri: Nigerian Govt. declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

The holidays will mark the end of Ramadan The federal government has declared Monday, 28 and Tuesday 29 public holidays to mark this year's Eid-el-fitri salah celebration. A statement issued yesterday in Abuja by the ministry of Interior on behalf of the federal government said the minister of Interior, Abba…

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Nigerian Govt. approves 16-year Water Master Plan

Annual demand for water to increase from 5.93 billion cubic metres to 16.58 billion cubic metres by 2030. The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved a 16-year National Water Resources Master Plan to ensure proper management and development of the nation’s water resources. The Minister of Water Resources, Sarah…

Buhari's bullet-proof SUV after bomb attack

How I was attacked – Buhari

The former head of state said he was the target of the blast. (more…)

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Crashed Air Force helicopter: Nigerian military says missing solider found alive

The military has retracted its statements twice. (more…)

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Buhari’s convoy bombed in Kaduna, 3 aides injured

The retired general survived the attack The convoy of a former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, was caught in the second explosion that rocked Kaduna on Wednesday, witnesses, his party, and close aides have said. While Mr. Buhari escaped unhurt in the explosion that occurred at the busy Kawo market…

Gaza Attacks [Photo: tribune.com.pk]

Israeli troops attack Al Jazeera Bureau in Gaza

Over 607 Palestinians including women and children have been killed during the ongoing fighting between Israeli Forces and Hamas fighters in the Gaza Strip. (more…)

Scene of the Kaduna bomb blast

Kaduna Explosions: Governor Yero declares 24-hour curfew

Yero blames the explosions on ‘agents of darkness’ bent on soaking the land with the blood of the innocent. (more…)

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Second explosion rocks Kaduna

The second blast targeted the Kawo area of the troubled city. (more…)

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UPDATE: 25 killed in Kaduna bomb explosion

The blast targeted an Islamist cleric. (more…)

Scene of the Kaduna bomb blast

Bomb explosion rocks Kaduna, many feared dead

The bomb is believed to have been targeted at a prominent cleric. (more…)

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Jonathan appoints Osita Chidoka Aviation Minister

Mr. Chidoka was head of the Federal Road Safety Corps President Goodluck Jonathan has named Osita Chidoka, the former Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, as new Aviation Minister. Mr. Chidoka was sworn in Wednesday alongside Abubakar Olanrewaju, who was appointed National Planning Minister. Mr. Olanrewaju, from…

Andrew Pocock

North gets largest part of British support to Nigeria, UK envoy says

Mr. Pocock says, "We work very closely in particular with Kano state because we believe that the institutions of the state under the leadership of the state governor give results and the results are what we are interested in." The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Andrew Pocock, has said that…

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Enugu Assembly Says Deputy Governor Must Go For Raising Chickens in Govt. House

The Assembly also accuses Mr. Onyebuchi of obstructing the smooth running of government for disobeying Governor Chime The Enugu State House of Assembly on Tuesday said the state deputy governor, Sunday Onyebuchi, does not deserve to remain in office for operating a poultry farm within his official quarters and obstructing…

Turkish Airlines

Fire At Kano Airport; Aircraft Damaged, Fuel Tanker Burnt To Ashes

Fire service officials averted what could have been a tragedy at the Aminu Kano International Airport last night as they scrambled a response to a sudden fire that caught a fuel tanker feeding a Turkish airlines aircraft, a witness has said. The tanker was however burnt to ashes while the…

The approved APC logo, released early Wednesday morning

South-East APC angry over plot to impeach Enugu deputy governor

Rights group, HURIWA, also warns that the gale of impeachment and threats of impeachment is adversely affecting the country. The South-East chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has expressed outrage over the impeachment notice served on the Deputy Governor of Enugu State, Sunday Onyebuchi, by the State House of…