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Nigeria, Germany sign 10 million Euros polio aid agreement

“The problem we have in the north-east has exacerbated the situation and made it more difficult to eradicate.”

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Education is key to Finland’s economic success, Official says

“Education is an important factor contributing to economic growth,” the official said.

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Man docked for allegedly raping friend’s teenage sister

“The girl was on her way back from school when the accused called her.”

Dino Melaye

UPDATED: INEC receives signatures of over 188,588 voters who want Dino Melaye recalled

Mr. Melaye has since condemned the move, saying it would fail.

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2017 Batch ‘A’ members taking oath during their swearing-in ceremony in Abuja on Thursday (25/5/17).

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Nigeria’s MDAs ignore Osinbajo, reject Corps members

The MDAs gave varying reasons for rejecting the corps members.

FILE PHOTO: Female hostel of the Nigerian Turkish School, Isheri, Ogun State.

Alleged kidnappers of pupils, staff of Ogun college docked

The court ordered the remand of the alleged kidnappers.

Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami
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AGF replies Buhari’s anti-corruption adviser, orders appeal against Saraki’s acquittal

The attorney general said he was fully committed to the anti-corruption war.

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New heir, 11 other decrees issued by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman (FULL LIST)

The Saudi monarch appointed his son heir to the throne.

Cops from Greater Noida have arrived with the victim at Sector 29 police station in Gurgaon.(Abhishek Behl/HT Photo) [Photo Credit: Hindustan Times]

Police arrest fugitive Indian judge who accused peers of corruption

The judge accused Indian Supreme Court judges of corruption.

Rape Victim used to illustrate the story

Security guard docked for alleged rape of 15-year-old half-sister

The offences were committed between March 2013 and June 2017.

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

Returning Nigerian refugees could create new crisis as rainy season starts – UNHCR

“A new emergency, just as the rainy season is starting, has to be avoided at all costs.”

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EDITORIAL: Time to address Biafran, other agitations

“Lasting solutions should be devised to contain all the fears and agitations of the different groups in the country.”

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Nigerian ‘notorious trafficker’ who takes girls from Benin to Europe nabbed

The suspected trafficker had been in hiding since June 16 when an associate was arrested.

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Nigerian coach, Kelechi Emeteole, is dead

Emeteole managed top teams like Heartland FC, Enugu Rangers and El Kanemi in the Nigeria Premier League.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (M) with Northern Traditional Rulers after an expanded meeting of the Acting 

President with Northern Traditional Rulers at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (20/6/17)
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Osinbajo urges Northern traditional rulers to speak up against hate speech

The Acting President is meeting various Nigerian leaders to douse ethnic tensions.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman [Photo: CNN.com]

Saudi King removes nephew, appoints son as successor

According to the decree, the former crown prince was also fired from his post as interior minister.

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Nigeria health minister writes AGF, Police, NDLEA, wants tobacco law enforced

The minister had earlier listed parts of the anti-tobacco law to be implemented.

Students writing Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB)  Mock Examination, at Mater Dei High School Imiringi in Ogbia Local Government Area of  Bayelsa State on Saturday (29/4/17).

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JAMB fixes July 1 for UTME for 85,000 candidates with cancelled results, other issues

“Affected candidates have been notified through text messages,” the examination body said.

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 batch of 175 Nigerians return from Libya

The returnees were made up of 34 males, 122 females, 10 children and nine infants.

Nigerian Army

Two killed, many missing as Boko Haram ambushes military, police convoy

One of those confirmed dead was a police officer, an official confirmed.

An Etisalat Office

Etisalat writes staff, assures them after takeover

Worried staff want to know how the takeover affects them and their future.

NCC Headquarters

Etisalat Nigeria Crisis: NCC assures subscribers of network integrity; restates conditions for license

‎Etisalat is being taken over by a consortium of banks.

Olajumoke Akinjide

Corruption: EFCC sets surety free as ex-Minister turns self in

The lawmaker was arrested after the former minister jumped bail.

Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health

Nigerian govt. introduces free treatment for all HIV patients

The government launches a new HIV guideline.

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

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Nigerian govt. reacts to controversy over alleged de-listing of Christian, Islamic subjects

The government explains details of its new national school curriculum.