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19 Nigerian academics conduct research in Shell sabbatical programme – Official

The eight professors and 11 research interns commenced their programmes in January 2017.

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

Presidency denies allocating funds to new official residence for Osinbajo

Presidency denies allocating funds to new official residence for Osinbajo

Femi Fani-Kayode

Why we won’t accept Sheriff as PDP Chairman – Fani-Kayode

An Appeal Court declared Ali Sheriff as authentic PDP chairman.

One of the wards at Obafemi Awolowo Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife

Gates Foundation spends $250 million on humanitarian services in Nigeria in 2016 – Country Rep

“Five years ago, we spent about $35million; but last year alone, we spent $250 million.”

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UCH establishes vitamin, mineral infusion clinic

Mr. Alonge said that UCH was pioneering such a clinic in West Africa.

PDP Chairman, Ahmed Makarfi

PDP Crisis: Makarfi group to meet Monday

The Court validated the position of Ali Sheriff as the National Chairman of the party.

Ikechukwu Ayene, President of Nigeria Union in South Africa

South Africans ‘attack’ Nigerian businesses, says Union

Five buildings with Nigerian businesses, including a church, have been looted and burned.

Nigerian Police [Photo credit:]

Woman arrested for burning eight-year-old maid’s palms over meat

The woman has reportedly pleaded for mercy.

FILE PHOTO: Nigerian Soldiers

Nigerian Army target of ‘campaign of calumny’ — Official

The army says investigation was ongoing to determine the full identity of the “mischief”.

French Olympic Bid, Paris

French groups furious over English slogan for Paris Olympic bid

The groups want “Made for Sharing” replaced.

Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana

Nigeria Civil Defence Corps website ‘hacked’

The corps denies that it is currently recruiting.

Justice court law

Court strikes out suit challenging girl’s conversion to Islam

The family of the girls reportedly withdrew the case.

A Car Wash Business

500 young Nigerians to benefit from Netherlands’ support

“In 2016, we started a programme aimed at assisting young men and women across Nigeria.”



UN to raise $1 billion humanitarian fund for Northeast

The UN has set an 18-month deadline to resettle people displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in their communities

Justice court law

Pastor docked for alleged threat to set church ablaze

The accused claimed ownership of the church.

Cross Section of members of the Federal Road Advisory Council inaugurated by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on February 16, 2017 ... Photo Credit: FRSC Facebook Page

Nigeria inaugurates 24-member National Road Safety Advisory Council – – FULL LIST

A National Road Safety Strategy document was also presented at the meeting.

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode

How vocation training, capacity development can help fight unemployment – Ambode, Obaseki

“There must be a reformation of the education system where practicals and skills are taught to empower people.”

Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications
PHOTO: Techpoint

Nigerian lawmakers reject Ministry of Communication’s budget

The lawmakers sought detailed explanations on the 2016 budget of the ministry.

EFCC  Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

Corruption: EFCC ‘secured about 1, 500 convictions in 14 years ‘ — Official

The commission denies that is has been selective.


EU donates €70 million for healthcare project in Nigeria

The project will help to improve access to effective health and nutrition in five prioritized states.


Accord Party denies alliance with PDP

“The party is not thinking of forming alliance with any political party now or even in the future.”

Nkechi Ikpeazu - Wife of Abia State Governor

Southern Nigerian governors’ wives meet in Umuahia

There are 11 state first ladies in attendance so far.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna and Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Boboye Oyeyemi, at the presidential villa on Thursday, February 16, 2017 ... Photo Credit: FRSC Facebook Page

Kaduna govt clarifies position on FRSC ‘ban’

The FRSC Corp Marshal vows to deal with officials who break the law.

EFCC Operatives

EFCC docks contractor for $1 million fraud

He was alleged to have collected the said sum as part payment of a $3 million agreement

Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor

How we shared forex in December, January – CBN

Manufacturing, agriculture and raw materials got the lion’s shares.