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Super Eagles

Why Nigerians couldn’t watch Super Eagles play Senegal, may not watch Burkina Faso match

Nigeria and Senegal played a 1-1 draw.

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu [Photo: Channels TV]

Anti-Magu forces launch fresh offensive, release another damning report

The SSS had, in controversial reports to the Senate, claimed Mr. Magu is tainted and should not be confirmed to head the nation’s top anti-corruption body.

IMF boss with Nigerian officials [Photo: Ventures Africa]

Nigeria’s economic reform plan not good enough – IMF

The IMF said Nigeria reform plan “does not explicitly call for tighter monetary and fiscal policy in the near term…”

Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni

How we stopped woman from jumping into Lagoon in Lagos — Police

“The problem is too much for me to bear. I want to go back to God.”

President Muhammadu Buhari during the  Campaign prior to the 2015 Presidential election

INTERVIEW: How Buhari will win 2019 presidential election – DG Voice of Nigeria

Osita Okechukwu spoke on a range of issues including Biafra agitation, and his job at the Voice of Nigeria.

Kuchingoro Primary Health Care Centre, Abuja

World Tuberculosis Day: Nigeria outlines plans to improve identification, treatment

“Currently Sokoto has the estimated highest prevalence cases in Nigeria with 127 TB cases per 100,000 in 2016.”

FPU-training

Premium Times Centre organises security training for journalists, CSOs

The training is a response to recent attacks, arrests and threats to journalists and human rights defenders

President Muhammadu Buhari at his office

Buhari formally writes UK prime minister over parliament attack

The president thanks the UK for its support in degrading Boko Haram.

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Mother arrested for beating her teenage son to death

The woman ran away after killing her son but was later arrested, the police said.

Drugs

French firm takes over Nigerian drug manufacturing company, Swipha

Swipha was the first Nigerian pharmaceutical company to obtain ISO 9001 certification in 2007.

Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie makes Fortune magazine’s list of 50 world leaders

Adichie’s book ‘Americanah’ recently won the “One Book, One New York” campaign.

Nigerian Army in Sambisa Forest

Sambisa forest secured for small-arm championship – Army

The annual games will hold from Monday to Friday.

Former Egyptian leader, Hosni Mubarak [Photo: CNN.com]

Former Egyptian leader, Mubarak, walks free for first time in six years

A top appeals court cleared Mr. Mubarak on charges of killing protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his 30 year rule.

House of Reps [Photo: Twitter - @HouseNGR]

Reps committee invites Emefiele, Kachikwu over alleged forex diversion

The chief of Navy has also been invited.

NIPRD Abuja

Crippled by poor funding, Nigerian drug research institute in darkness for nine months

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development has had no power supply for nine months.

Dino Melaye

Ahmadu Bello University reacts to Dino Melaye certificate controversy

The senator is accused of parading a fake certificate.

Forensic workers at the scene where Miroslava Breach was shot dead by unknown assailants [Photo: Fox News]

Journalist who wrote about Mexico’s organised crime killed

Her death comes just days after the killing of the director of the news portal, El Politico, in the state of Veracruz.

House of Reps

Reps suspend bill seeking punishment for sexual harassment in tertiary institutions

Lawmakers want the bill to go beyond higher institutions.

Immigration officials screening Nigerian returnee from Libya during their arrival at the

Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday.

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Another 155 Nigerians return from Libya

“We are here to welcome our nationals who have signified their intention to come back home from Libya.”

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

PDP Crisis: Dickson meets Sheriff, Makarfi groups

Both sides agreed to “cease fire”.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in a handshake with the  Chairman  Tactical Committee on Economic  Recession  Dr Bode Ayorinde during  House of  Representatives Tactical Committee on Economic  Recession  Interactive Session  with the Vice President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on  Thursday (23/03/17)

Osinbajo meets with lawmakers, calls for collective action against corruption

“It is in our interest to deal with corruption, this is not moralising.”

BVN suspects

Men who defrauded Nigerians using BVNs jailed

Two men were jailed for six months.

Belgore

Alleged N450 million fraud: Court admits evidence against ex-minister, senior advocate

The two officials have pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Alex Badeh in court
Photo: DailyPost

Badeh: Nigeria Air Force’s N800 million used for private shopping mall – Witness

Ex-Air Chief Alex Badeh is being prosecuted for alleged corruption.

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo Credit: Channels TV]

Federal character should be based on merit, not on ethnicity – Emir Sanusi

“The issue of federal character should not be an excuse for nepotism; it should be based strictly on merit and not on family or ethnic sentiments.”