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International Criminal court

South Africa still intends to quit ICC – Justice Minister

A South African court earlier on Wednesday nullified the withdrawal.

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Nigerian Army confirms soldier missing after Lagos ambush

The Army said the soldiers repelled an ambush during an operation in Lagos.

President Muhammadu Buhari During Campaign

Buhari’s lawyer speaks: Why I gave Justice Ademola N500,000

Kola Awodein denied that the president was in any way involved in the “gift” to the judge.

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

Court invalidates South Africa’s withdrawal from ICC

In 2016, Burundi, South Africa and The Gambia, expressed their intentions to withdraw from the court.

Shoprite Retail Outlet

Why Shoprite’s Nigerian expansion slows despite huge sales – Official

The retail giant’s sale in Nigeria increased by 60 per cent from previous year.

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Why NNPC owed N23.4 billion export supervision fees for eight years – Official

The fees are paid to pre-shipment inspection, monitoring and evaluation agents.

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Why we put our dead child in sack and threw her into canal – Father

The four-year-old reportedly died from an injury sustained while playing with other kids.

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LAUTECH lecturers suspend strike

The LAUTECH chapter of ASUU went on strike in June 2016.

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NAFDAC denies registering ‘Indian garri’

The agency said it would make its findings on the product public.

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Groups partner to train journalists in budget, procurement reporting

“We want to equip journalists with knowledge and skills that would enable them properly scrutinise…”

Waripamo-Owei-Dudafa in Court premises (Crdt: News.com)

N5.1 billion fraud: Court concludes trial-within-trial of ex-aide to Jonathan, Dudafa

The former presidential aide has denied any wrongdoing.

Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health

Nigeria health workers threaten strike over rot in sector

The group gave the notice on Monday during a street protest in Abuja.

Naija

Nigeria rejects being called ‘Naija’

The government says “Naija” is not in the best interest of Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari

UPDATED: Why Buhari’s lawyer sent N500,000 ‘gift’ to judge accused of corruption, Court told

The SSS did not investigate the claim after receiving the information earlier.

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EFCC to arraign INEC official over N16 million bribe

The INEC official in Akwa Ibom, allegedly took bribes during the 2015 elections.

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CBN injects $370.9 million into interbank FOREX market

The funds are coming through 23 banks.

Bolaji Abdullahi

APC prays for PDP over its leadership crisis

A PDP faction blamed the ruling party for its problems.

Federal Secretariat Complex, Abuja

Our offices are constantly in darkness without electricity, Nigerian minister laments

“Right now, this is the third week that we have stayed without light.”

Boko Haram Members

Boko Haram recruited 2,000 children in 2016 – UNICEF

“Globally, more than 65,000 children have been released from armed forces and armed groups.”

Hon. Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola,SAN(left),Commandant National Defence College, Rear Admiral Samuel Ilesanmi Alade(right) and Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar III (middle) shortly after the Opening Session of the  7th Edition of the National Security Seminar 2017 organized by the Alumni Association of the National Defence College with the theme, "Consolidating on the Gains of Counter Terrorism Operations in Nigeria," at the National Defence College Auditorium, Abuja on Tuesday 21st, February 2017.

PHOTO SPEAKS: Fashola, Sultan, others at National Security Summit

Libya Map

171 more Nigerians voluntarily return from Libya

“Times are tough, things are difficult but your country is the best place to be.”

Alex Badeh in court
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We found $1 million cash in wardrobe of Nigeria’s ex-defence chief – Witness

The EFCC witness said the search was conducted in Mr. Badeh’s absence.

Pic.15. From left: Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr David Lawal; Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari; National Security Adviser, retired Brig.-Gen. Babagana Mongulu; and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, during the Federal Exeutive Council Meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday (2/11/16). 
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Nigerian govt, states, local govts share N465 billion in January

The government made more revenue in January than December.

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Why we couldn’t pay 2016 staff salaries – Complaints Commission

“The sum of N2billion was approved as the commission’s budget for 2016, while it required N3.5billion for staff salaries.”

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Lawmakers summon Accountant General over funds to Christian Pilgrims Commission

The lawmakers want clarification on N500 million that was allegedly not released to the commission.