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Trailer crushes okada rider to death in Lagos

The passenger on the motorcycle survived the accident.

Senator Goje's house

Police bow to pressure, return all items seized from Senator Goje’s home

The House of Representatives had issued a 24-hour deadline to the police to return all documents.

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode

Two die in Lagos building collapse

LASEMA says investigation has begun on the incident.

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court fixes Nov. 14 to hear crude oil revenue sharing formula suit

Bayelsa and Rivers States brought the case against the federal government

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (M) with  members of the Presidential Task force on Polo Eradication after a Meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday (27/04/17). 

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The 7 important matters VP Osinbajo, 36 governors discussed at today’s NEC meeting

The minister of health made presentation to Council on the meningitis outbreak in the country.

President Muhammadu Buhari at his office

Why I am rarely seen in public — President Buhari

The president says he is effectively in charge of Nigeria.

Senate chamber

Senate may pass budget next week, says Senate Leader

Mr. Lawan says the newly nominated ministerial nominees will also be screened next week.

Azibaola Robert

Alleged $40 million contract scam: EFCC amends charge against Jonathan’s cousin

The defendants allegedly got the money from ex-NSA Dasuki.

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Nigeria leans towards crop innovation to bridge $10 billion production loss

Agriculture still remains the largest sector of the Nigerian economy.

Pic19. From left: Governors Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara; Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos; Simon Lalong of Pleatau; Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara; and Abubakar Bello of Niger, during the National Economic Council Meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday (27/4/17). 
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JUST IN: Nigerian governors establish committee to probe nation’s Ecological Fund

The governors said the fund was dwindling even when none of them had received from it recently.

smuggled frozen turkey

Nigeria Customs destroys imported poultry products worth N1.27 billion – Official

The poultry items included turkey parts, chicken parts and poultry gizzard.

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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Suspended SGF Babachir Lawal shuns Senate again

This is the third time Mr. Lawal will be invited by the Senate committee.

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Building collapses in Lagos

Some of the people around the building when it collapsed sustained various degrees of injuries.

Fred Ajudua being accompanied by Prison officials

Fred Ajudua‘s trial stalled, court rules he must face prosecution for alleged $1 million fraud

The Lagos socialite allegedly duped a German firm.

Ikechukwu Ayene, President of Nigeria Union in South Africa

Nigerian shot dead in South Africa

The victim was 35 years old Chinedu Eze.

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Court rejects ‘corrupt’ INEC official’s plea bargain, says punishment too mild

Three INEC officials are being prosecuted for allegedly accepting bribe from Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Senate President Bukola Saraki CCB Trail

Again, Saraki’s false asset declaration trial postponed

Mr. Saraki is facing trial on an 18-count charge for alleged false declaration of asset at the CCT, Abuja.

Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Social media makes spokespersons’ tasks more difficult – Lai Mohammed

The information Minister had previously expressed displeasure about the impact of “fake information” from the social media

Oba of Lagos snubs Ooni of Ife

Ooni’s Palace reacts to snub by Oba of Lagos

A video of the snub by the Lagos monarch went viral on social media.

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Nigerian Air Force gets new spokesperson

The new spokesperson is Olatokunbo Adesanya, an air commodore.

Buhari and Tinubu [Photo Credit: SignalNg]

Saraki, El-Rufai stopped me from becoming Buhari’s running mate – Tinubu

“They went behind to instigate Buhari and some other people in the party against me on the pretext of religion.”

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Drama in court as wrong suspect is arraigned for armed robbery

The prosecutor apologised for the incident.

Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos

‎NCAA cautions pilots, airlines on severe thunderstorms

The airlines were told to be cognisant of the rainy season.

Court

74-year-old denies impregnating teenager, claims weak erection

The suspect allegedly raped the 13-year-old.

Senator Danjuma Goje

What we recovered from Senator Goje’s home — Nigeria Police

The police listed what they found in the lawmaker’s house.