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Nigerian lawmaker accused of certificate forgery sent to prison

The lawmaker could not meet his bail conditions.

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Nigerian Senate amends Electoral Act to legalise electronic voting

The Senate also worked out a guide for parties to replace a winning candidate that dies before end of polls.

A cross section of Ambassadors Designate during the Induction Programme for them in Abuja on Thursday (30/3/17). 02155/30/3/17/Anthony Alabi/JAU/NAN

Nigeria’s new ambassadors designate commence induction course

“The Ministry will do whatever is necessary to fast-track the (posting) process,” an official said.

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MMM, other Ponzi schemes thrive in Nigeria, despite past woes

The NDIC said an ‎estimated three million Nigerians lost N18billion to MMM.

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Boko Haram fighter killed, soldier injured in ambush attack – Army

Troops were attacked as their moved towards Dikwa.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom ready to meet ExxonMobil’s condition for relocation – Governor

Oil rich-Niger Delta states, including Akwa Ibom, want oil companies to move their head offices from Lagos to their localities.

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Man, 55, allegedly rapes seven months old stepdaughter

The suspect has been arrested by the police.

Children Fetching water

Nigerian govt to regulate water usage, licencing of borehole drilling – Minister

According to the minister, government is set to regulate effective use of water resources in Nigeria.

Shiites hold solidarity rally for Amnesty International. [Photo: Idris Ibrahim]

Civil society groups, Shiites hold solidarity rally for Amnesty International

The groups condemned the protest against Amnesty International by a controversial group.

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WHO launches global initiative to cut medication errors by half

“We all expect to be helped, not harmed, when we take medication”

National Hospital, Abuja

Nigeria meningitis outbreak: 282 deaths confirmed in five states

An official said there was no commercially available vaccine for this new stereotype “C” meningitis.

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Nigerian federal lawmaker arraigned for certificate ‘forgery’

The member of the House of Representatives was charged before a federal High Court.

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Presidential aide urges calm amid reports of attacks against Nigerians in India

The Indian government reportedly responded swiftly.

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Meningitis Outbreak: Death toll rises to five in Abuja

An outbreak of meningitis has killed over 200 people across Nigeria in recent weeks.

Itse Sagay, Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption

Senate lacks powers to ‘summon’ Sagay — SERAP

The nongovernmental group says Senate’s invitation to Mr. Sagay is “unconstitutional” and a travesty”.

Cassava peel machine used to make Livestock feed

Agric innovation to convert cassava peels to livestock feed takes off in Kogi

The innovation is inspired by Synergos, a nongovernmental organisation.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle); Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu (2nd right); Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (right); Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Oluranti Adebule (2nd left); Special Adviser on Primary Health Care (Lagos), Dr. Olufemi Onanuga (left) the during the commissioning of the newly built Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Comprehensive Primary Health Care Centre at Church Street, Agbelekale in Agbado/Oke-Odo LCDA, Lagos, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

‎You have performed well as Lagos governor, Tinubu tells Ambode

Tinubu and Ambode commissioned some roads in Lagos.

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University of Jos ‘sacks’ SUG over new fee

The school appoints a caretaker committee.

President Muhammadu Buhari (Middle) with Senate President, Bukola Saraki (left) and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara (right)

Buhari’s govt sets up committee to reconcile with National Assembly

The government says it is worried about the deteriorating relationship between the executive and the National Assembly.

Central bank of Nigeria

Court issues bench warrants on CBN, FCMB officials, others

The officials failed to appear in court.

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Nigerian Army confirms the restoration of demoted officer’s rank

The officer was demoted in 2015 for allegedly acting without permission.

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How director defrauded company of N45 billion, MD tells court

A secret audio recording was played in court.

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UTME: JAMB to set up three centres for visually-impaired candidates

The centres will be located in Abuja, Lagos and Kano.

customs officers

Nigeria Customs redeploys 337 assistant comptrollers

“So much is expected from NCS in terms of economic and security wellbeing of the country, we cannot afford to fail the nation.”

Raymond Dokpesi
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Dasukigate: Dokpesi received N2.1 billion from ONSA – Bank Officer

Mr. Dokpesi was arraigned on a six-count charge of money laundering and procurement-related offences.