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Former Vice President, Namadi Sambo; Photo credits: Desert Herald

Security agencies search ex-VP Namadi Sambo’s house

An aide to Mr. Sambo said this was not the first search and nothing was found.

Federal Medical Centre Asaba [Photo: Today.ng]

Osinbajo approves appointment of 14 heads of tertiary health institutions (FULL LIST)

The appointments take immediate effect for a four-year tenure and are in two categories.


Nigerian govt is failing us, University of Maiduguri lecturers, staff, students say

The lecturers said no federal official has visited the university since attacks on it started.

Abba Moro

[Photo Credit: DailyPost.ng]

Immigration Recruitment Scam: Court scolds EFCC for “sloppy prosecution” of Abba Moro, others

The judge warned he could strike out the case due to the manner of prosecution.

Heaps of Anam yam in a Nigerian Market

Agricultural Revolution: Nigeria to flag off yam export to Europe Thursday

About 72 tonnes of yam will be exported in the first phase of the programme to the United Kingdom.

Abubakar Shekau in new video

Boko Haram ambushed military-escorted convoy, kidnapped policewomen, Shekau says in new video

The Boko Haram leader also threatened Islamic clerics preaching against violence.

Sahara desert [Photo: Wikipedia]

52 migrants from Gambia, Nigeria, others dead as IOM rescues 600 in Sahara Desert

One of the Nigerian survivors narrated her experience.

A cross section of Civilian JTF fighters in the North-East

Again, U.S. indicts Nigeria, other countries of using child soldiers

‎Other countries listed include Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.


Despite slight improvements, Nigeria’s extractive industry still very opaque – Report

Nigeria was ranked 55 of 89 countries in terms of transparency of its extractive sector.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (M) with Northern Traditional Rulers after an expanded meeting of the Acting 

President with Northern Traditional Rulers at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (20/6/17)
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Ethnic agitation: We’ve heard you loud and clear, Osinbajo tells Nigerians

The acting president speaks on the outcome of his consultations on ethnic agitations.

Onne port fit [Photo: intelservices.com]

EXCLUSIVE: Why Nigerian govt. moved against Atiku’s cash cow, Intels

Besides issues of policy, new details show Intels was involved in price manipulation.

Some of the 171 Nigerians who voluntarily returned from Libya before they disembarked form their aircraft on arrival at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja. {Photo; NAN]

Spain deports 23 Nigerians for committing various offences

They were deported five days after 34 Nigerians were sent home from six European countries.

Imam, Anwar-ue Islam movement of Nigeria, Alhaji Quasim Olapade, leads the prayer during Eid-el Fitr celebration in Ikorodu, Lagos on Sunday (25/6/17). 03514/25/6/2017/Babatude Atolagbe/HB/NAN

Eid-el-Fitr: As recession bites, it’s modest celebration for many Nigerian Muslims

Many Muslims narrated how they had to cut cost to celebrate the Islamic festival.

President Muhammadu Buhari in one of his trips.

Nigerians express divergent views as Buhari’s medical vacation reaches 50 days

The Nigerian leader has now been in London for medical reasons for over 100 days in 2017.

FILE PHOTO: 2015 Governorship and State House of Assembly Elections in Nigeria

23 Nigerian states owe local govt workers’ salaries; some 14 months – NULGE

Bayelsa, Kogi and Delta states are the most culpable.

FILE PHOTO: Hon. Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN(middle)flanked by the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Afam Power Plc, Engr. Olumide Noah Obademi (2nd right), Hon. Member House of the Rivers State House of Assembly ,  Promise Chisom Dike (left) , Deputy to the Paramount Ruler,  Okolima Ndoki Afam Community, Oyigbo LGA, Chief Peter Josiah JP(right) and others  as he speaks with journalists shortly after inspecting the various sections and projects within Afam Power Plc in  Afam, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Thursday 8, June 2017.

‎2017 Budget: You are ignorant, Fashola blasts Senate, House spokespersons

The minister says Nigeria is in trouble if lawmakers mistake budgetary appropriation as cash.

Killed suicide bomber

10 killed in Maiduguri bombing — Police

Seven suicide bombers are amongst the dead.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari under fire for recording Sallah message in Hausa

Nigerians say the president’s choice of language is “divisive”

An Etisalat Office

17 important things to know about Etisalat Nigeria debt crisis

The mobile telecom operator, Nigeria’s fourth largest, is enmeshed in a debt crisis.

University of Maiduguri gate

Multiple suicide bombings rock University of Maiduguri

The police have so far confirmed two deaths including that of a security personnel.


ASUU vows to resist increased tuition fees in Nigerian universities

The lecturers’ union also condemned the situation in LAUTECH.


Gunmen kill police officer, one other

The incident occurred on Saturday night around Kings Garden by Club Road in Kano metropolis.