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Knife-wielding Nigerian Air Force personnel raid University again; brutalise lecturers, students

Rampaging soldiers chased students into neighbouring communities after the first round of attacks on campus was reported.

Former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC, Andrew Yakubu

Court grants former NNPC boss, Yakubu, permission to travel abroad

Mr. Yakubu was arrested after EFCC raided his property and discovered $9.7 million and £74,000.

Defence Headquarters

Coup Plot Rumour: Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters reacts

Nigeria has a long history of military coups.

Deported Nigerians  [Photo: NAN]

UK deports 35 Nigerians

The deportees arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos early Wednesday.

President Muhammadu Buhari at his office

Presidency speaks on rumoured coup plot by Army officers

“The Army had warned its personnel not to dabble into politics.”

Titi Abubakar [Photo: Nigeriafilms.com]

How a pastor I trusted defrauded me of N918million — Atiku’s wife

“I thought he will not defraud me because he is a pastor.”

FILE PHOTO: Pump-action rifles intercepted by the Nigeria Customs Service

Another container-load of arms found in Lagos port

The terminal where the find was made has been shut down.


WHO admits slow response to Ebola

A new director-general will be selected at the ongoing 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva.

One of the victims after the attack. (Photo Credit: South China Morning Post)

Suicide bomber kills 19, injures 50 at Manchester concert

The Prime Minister said the explosion is “being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack.”

Dan Etete

REVEALED: What Nigerian govt told UK court about Malabu OPL 245 scandal, Etete

Shell, ENI, and several Nigerians are being prosecuted for their roles in the scandal.

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura

Nigerian govt slams Gov. Al-Makura for demolishing private radio station

Outraged Nigerians accuse the government of trying to suppress the media.

WHO Head-Quater in Geneva, Switzerland.

Copyright : WHO/Pierre Virot

WHO election and the campaign against African health experts, By Tami Hultman

There is a last-minute attack on the candidacy of Tedros Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia.

Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II

Kano Assembly suspends Emir Sanusi probe after ‘Osinbajo, IBB intervention’

The lawmakers acted Monday after receiving a letter from Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal  briefing State House Correspondents after leaving the Presidential Villa Abuja after the announcement of his suspension in Abuja on Wednesday (19/4/17).
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SGF Babachir Lawal, NIA DG Ayodele Oke remain suspended – Osinbajo

A panel was yet to submit its report to President Buhari before he went for medical treatment in the UK.

President Muhammdu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the FEC meeting on the 22nd of March 2017
[Photo Credit: Novo Isioro]

How Buhari administration will implement new Executive Orders – Osinbajo

An interactive session is now scheduled to hold in Abuja on Wednesday.

Real Madrid

LIVE UPDATES: Real Madrid out to dethrone Barcelona in LaLiga

Jose Mourinho was in charge of Real Madrid the last time they were crowned domestic champions in 2012.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram beheads four IDPs

Two other IDPs are still missing from the attack.


Death toll rises to four in Lagos building collapse

About 19 people were rescued alive from the collapsed structure.

Akwa Ibom on the Nigerian map

Akwa Ibom highest recipient as Nigerian govt, states, LGs share N1.41 trillion in first quarter 2017

Before distribution to the states, liabilities were deducted with Osun eventually emerging the lowest recipient.

University of Maiduguri

Another suicide bomb attack at University of Maiduguri

The incident, the third in less than two weeks, has heightened tension in the campus.

Gambian migrants deported from Libya stand in line with plastic bag from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as they wait for registration at the airport in Banjul, Gambia April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

South Africa deports 90 Nigerians

The deportees were accused of immigration offences.

Moji Olaiya

How veteran Yoruba movie star, Moji Olaiya, died—Housekeeper

Bewildered fans and colleagues and continued to pour in tributes for the talented actress.

Nigerian Port Authority, Apapa Lagos[Photo Credit:Logbaby]

Osinbajo orders 24-hour operations at Apapa Port

The acting president signs an executive order directing instant removal and prosecution of bribe takers at sea and airports.


Collapsed Lagos building: Developer ‘flouted stop-work order’ – Govt.

The government says inspectors were chased off the site shortly before the tragedy Thursday.

Atiku Abubakar

EXCLUSIVE: NPA moves against Atiku’s biggest cash cow, Intels, over TSA policy, project funding

Intels holds the concession for the building and operation of most of Onne Port in Rivers State.