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Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

NLC to EFCC: Don’t bow to intimidation

Gunmen attacked an EFCC office in Abuja.

Ag President Yemi Osinbajo [Photo: New Telegraph Online]

Osinbajo off to Rwanda

Mr. Osinbajo is accompanied by the Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey
Onyeama.

A page of a diary kept by girls abducted from Chibok by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria are shown in this photo taken on August 16, 2017. THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION/Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Chibok girls say kidnap by Boko Haram was ‘accidental’

Girls who spent three years in Boko Haram’s brutal captivity make the revelation in diaries they kept.

Exotic cars impounded by Nigeria Customs

Nigerian Customs intercepts exotic cars, other contrabands in Owerri

Other contrabands such as soaps, bales of used clothes and bags of rice were also intercepted.

Sokoto state on map

‘Illegal refinery’ found in Sokoto

Security operatives raid an apartment where petroleum products are adulterated.

CHAN Eagles

Four matches to watch | Eagles seek Benin payback while Spurs await Chelsea at Wembley

Benin beat Nigeria for the first time ever.

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U.S. court jails Nigerian hacker

“Obioha, working from Nigeria, was a central figure in a fraud scheme using digital disguises.”

Alausa passport office

INVESTIGATION: Corruption, extortion reign at Nigeria Immigration passport office (Part 1)

Getting a passport at the passport office is everything but what it is officially advertised to be.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and President Muhammadu Buhari. [Photo credit: Nigeria Today]

What I discussed with Buhari – Saraki

“It was a meeting of substance where we discussed important matters of state. We also discussed the 2017 budget.”

Patrick Edet

Catholic Church excommunicates Nigerian priest who resigned recently

Priest had said his membership could deprive him of making heaven.

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and former military President, Ibrahim Babangida. [Photo credit: PM News Nigeria]

Saraki commends IBB’s leadership

“I wish him good health and many more years as he celebrates his 76th birthday.”

Senate President Bukola Saraki

I still want to meet Saraki – Young inventor who overcame dyslexia

The Senate President said in January that he would meet the young man and others.

Indian Hemp. [Photo credit: Kasapa FM]

Nigerian university dismisses staff caught using school vehicle to transport Indian hemp

The university said it investigated the incident.

Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara in London [Photo: Femi Adesina's Facebook page]

Buhari’s “health has improved tremendously” – Dogara

Mr. Buhari has been in London for over 100 days receiving medical treatment for a yet to be disclosed ailment.

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$1.5 billion spent on urban water projects across states – Official

The project is receiving funding from a total loan package of $770 million from the World Bank.

Malala Yousafzai,  Pakistani advocate for girls education who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012, officially opens The Library of Birmingham in Birmingham, central England, on September 3, 2013. Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by a Taliban militant last October after campaigning for girls' right to education, gave an address as she officially opened the new Library of Birmingham.  AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS

Malala gains admission into Oxford University

Malala will be studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

House of Reps

Reps detain Bank of Agric officials, summon MD

Mr. Adamu was to appear before members of the committee to respond to queries of alleged N10 billion financial impropriety.

FILE PHOTO: Federal secretariat

Perm. Sec. accused of corruption forfeits N660 million, $137,000, two buildings to Nigerian govt

The suspect, Clement Onubuogo, is a serving Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment.

Flood

Father, two children die in Abuja flood

The man was reportedly driving his children to ‘summer lesson.’

Nigerian Senate

Senate moves to separate tourism from information ministry

“Senate wants to give freedom to the parastatals, particularly the culture and tourism sector,”

UNILAG

UNILAG student docked for allegedly raping 16-year-old girl

The accused allegedly lured the girl to his room.

South Africa President, Jacob Zuma. AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN

South Africa’s ruling ANC suspends parliamentarian who asked Zuma to step down

Makhosi publicly attacked President Jacob Zuma and called on him to step down.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo [Photo credit: dailypost.ng]

Again, Obasanjo tackles National Assembly

“We are not going to develop this way and we will only have ourselves to blame.”

President of NANS, Chinonso Obasi. [Photo credit: International Centre for Investigative Reporting]

NANS elects ‘Zone A’ officers

The students’ body also appealed ASUU on the ongoing strike.

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

INEC inaugurates committee on e-voting system

A government agency, NASENI, has developed an e-voting solution.