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WAEC to stop schools from registering external candidates — Coordinator

WAEC says registration of external students constitutes the bulk of examination malpractices.

High court

Release me because my father’s former police commissioner, subsidy scam suspect tells court

The accused is being prosecuted for fraudulently obtaining N1.5 billion

Hilary Clinton to visit Nigeria

Sick Clinton cancels North Africa trip

The meeting was billed to discuss Syria.

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mohammed Sada

Mines Minister, CBN dialogue to raise funds for mining sector

“I have met with the governor of the CBN to discuss financial assistance to investors in the sector,” the Minister said.

Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto State Governor

We have not abandoned subsidy report–Tambuwal

Tambuwal says all those indicted in the fuel subsidy regime scam will be punished.

Aminu Maigari

Maigari vies for Amos Adamu’s position in CAF

Maigari will challenge two other West Africans for the position.

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Protesters burn commissioner’s house, LG boss’, legislator’s

The youth burnt down the houses of a commissioner, a legislator and the council chairman.

FILE PHOTO: Corp members in camp

Don’t post NYSC members to schools; they cause mass failure- Teachers Council

The Teachers Council said they don’t want corps members in schools as teachers

Kazeem Ibrahym

Brutalised journalist recounts ordeal with Akpabio’s security aides

The Akwa Ibom correspondent of ‘The Nation Newspaper’ was pummeled by the SSS in Akwa Ibom.

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Jonathan will win battle on corruption; ACN more corrupt than us- PDP

The ruling party said it has played a major role in fighting corruption

Tanko Almakura,  Nassarawa State Governor

Lawmakers withdraw threat to impeach Al-Makura over insecurity

The lawmakers said they have seen the governor take positive steps to resolve the security situation.

Former Governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu

Ex-Kogi Governor, Abubakar Audu, evades arrest over N4bn fraud

The former governor may have fled to escape trial.

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Mali Prime Minister resigns

The PM was due to travel for medical check-up.

Saidati Mukakibib, left, and Agnes Uwimana Nkusi sit in Rwandan Supreme Court in January 2012. (AFP/Steve Terrill)

Record-number 232 journalists imprisoned worldwide, says Committee to Protect Journalists

The number of journalists imprisoned worldwide reached a record high this year, a trend driven primarily by terrorism and other anti-state charges levied against critical reporters and editors, according to a new report by the Committee to Protect Journalists. “We are living in an age when anti-state charges and ‘terrorist’ labels have become the preferred […]

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Sins shattered God’s plan for Nigeria, says Pastor Adeboye

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer, Redeem Christian Church of God (RCCG) on Tuesday said that God will restore and rebuild Nigeria. He said although sins by Nigerians have distorted God’s plan for the country, the Almighty had decided to rebuild the nation. Pastor Adeboye said this while delivering his sermon at the 15th Holy […]

File Photo: Fuel Tanker On Fire By JTF At Eneka Road in Atali, Rivers State on July 7, 2012

223 died in fire incidents in Rivers

No fewer than 223 people were killed in various fire incidents in Rivers between January and November 2012. The state Director of Fire Service, Oshogharhe Powa, made this known in an interview with   the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt on Monday. Mr. Powa said that 84 persons were rescued from the fire disasters, […]

Kazeem Ibrahym

CPJ demands investigation into assault of journalist by Gov. Akpabio’s security staff

Authorities in Nigeria must immediately investigate Sunday’s attack on a journalist by a state governor’s security operatives and bring the perpetrators to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Monday. Three plainclothes operatives of the State Security Service beat to unconsciousness Kazeem Ibrahym, a journalist with The Nation newspaper, at the Akwa Ibom State […]

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My Pikin teething mixture: NAFDAC loses bid to amend charge

NAFDAC sought to replace one of the defendants who passed away with his next of kin.

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Police DPO, three others, killed in Potiskum palace attack

Another attack has been witnessed in Yobe and Bornu states.

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EFCC intercepted N15.5BN at Airport in 2012- Lamorde

The EFCC says over N15.5 billion was being couriered outside the country in 2012.

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State

Bayelsa’s biggest challenge is mobilising support for Jonathan, says Gov. Dickson

The massive poverty and disease, widespread unemployment  and other development issues in Bayelsa is not the state’s biggest priority, the state governor, Seriake Dickson has said. Rather the biggest preoccupation of the administration and the ruling party in the state is how to massively mobilise support for President Goodluck Jonathan. “The most important challenge Bayelsa […]

Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Police deny $1billion ransom for Okonjo-Iweala’s mom

police are looking in Okonjo’s family for clues to the kidnappers.

Mike Onolomemen, Federal Minister of Works

Onolomemen says, N500 bn needed annually to fix Nigerian roads

The bad roads in Nigeria might not be fixed anytime soon , as the Minister of Works says the budget for the fixing the roads is inadequate.

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Nwodo faults INEC on de-registration of 28 political parties

The de-registered political parties feel their rights have been infringed upon.

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Aero Contractor’s MD resigns

The airline is currently undergoing a restructuring exercise.