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One of the traffic lights

Failing traffic lights causing gridlocks, accidents in Abuja

Abuja is experiencing avoidable road crashes as authorities fail to keep the lights on.

Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu fights bail conditions; alleges discrimination

Mr. Kanu’s bail was based on 12 major conditions, some of which require him to avoid a crowd of more than 10 people.

IDP Camp

46, 000 IDPs return to Borno from Cameroon, Chad, Niger – NEMA

IDPs fled to avoid Boko Haram insurgency.

FILE PHOTO: Police officers screening applicants for the Nigeria Police Force recruitment exercise at Samson Siasia stadium in Yenagoa on Monday (6/6/16). 4078/6/6/2016/AO/BJO/NAN

Police College suspends five recruits

Over 100 recruits have graduated.

HIV Ribbon

WHO warns of HIV drug resistance

Of the 36.7 million people living with HIV worldwide, 19.5 million were accessing treatment as at 2016.

Injured people are comforted at the site after a bombing attack of an internally displaced persons camp in Rann, Nigeria January 17, 2017. MSF/Handout via Reuters

Why Nigerian military bombed Rann IDP camp killing scores – Defence headquarters

The military said it had put mechanisms in place to prevent future occurrence.

Sabo Yaba submerged by flood

‎Flood ravages Lagos community

Many shops and residential buildings were submerged by water.

Voters

LIVE UPDATES: Lagos residents vote in local govt elections‎

‎‎A total of 12 political parties presented candidates for the chairmanship and councillorship positions‎.

US Embassy, Abuja

U.S. govt offers scholarship to 140 Nigerian students into American universities

“Our advising centres both in Lagos and Abuja assist high achieving, low income students.”

Shekau

Nigerian army orders troops to capture Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, within 40 days

The military had several times in the past claimed it killed the terrorist sect’s chieftain.

FILE PHOTO: Herdsmen, cattle dealers storm Taraba Assembly protest against anti-grazing bill

Mambilla Carnage: Nigeria’s Fulani community sues FG, Taraba govt. at ECOWAS court, demands $200Million

The plaintiffs also want the ECOWAS court to issue three orders as part of the relief they seek.

Abuja City Gate, Abuja

Why Abuja residents stand highest risk of contacting HIV/AIDS in Nigeria — Official

A tour of Abuja nightlife zones by PREMIUM TIMES shows just how lucrative commercial sex can be in the nation’s capital.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Kaduna nabs 41 sara-suka gangsters for alleged murder — FULL LIST

The suspects are also accused of terrorizing residents

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed [Photo: Daily Trust]

Promoters of hate speech, fake news, bent on making Nigeria ungovernable – Lai Mohammed

The minister says Nigerians should learn from what happened in Rwandan and stop peddling hate speeches.

Court

Man charged for allegedly impregnating married woman

The man says he did not deceive the woman into having an affair with him

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Six Nigerians tapped to debate global issues in UK Parliament

Participants are also expected to be part of a leadership development programme.

Supreme Court of Nigeria

More damning evidence surfaces against SAN accused of bribing judges

The lawyer is being tried on an 11-count charge of perverting justice and offering gratification to public officials.

FILE PHOTO

EXCLUSIVE: Why Nigeria’s one million HIV/AIDS patients are in danger — Official

The official says his organisation has been pushing government to do the right thing.

LAUTECH

Falana tables proposal for resolution of LAUTECH crisis

Lawyer asks Oyo to take ownership of embattled school

FILE PHOTO: Students in a classroom

Curriculum Controversy: Nigerian govt. moves to separate CRK, IRK

Minister says the controversial amendment was initiated by the last government

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Man allegedly defiles neighbour’s daughter while pretending to give her biscuit

Another suspect also allegedly raped a neighbour’s daughter.

Bukola Saraki, Toyin Saraki and Seni Saraki at London School of Economics [Photo: Wapextra]

Fayose lambasts Buhari, Saraki, other top officials educating kids abroad

The governor urges public officials to lead by example.

EFCC Operatives

Nigerian arrested for alleged credit card fraud in Canada

The suspect has been arrested by the EFCC.

Air Peace

‎Air Peace denies delaying flight for FIRS chief

“On several occasions, we have had to leave even the Chairman of Air Peace behind.”

Olu Onagoruwa [Photo: NTA]

Former Nigeria Attorney General Olu Onagoruwa dies at 80

He served as Attorney-General of the Federation under the military government of Sani Abacha between 1993 and 1994.