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Former THISDAY editor agrees to continue Sunday column after talks with publisher

Simon Kolawole, ex-editor of THISDAY, will not disappoint his numerous readers this Sunday.

Day of the African Child: Groups say children with disability are misunderstood

It is vital to challenge the belief that physical and mental disability is a sign of witchcraft

Nigeria Air Force to inaugurate helicopter flying school in Enugu

The Air Force says a helicopter flying school will be inaugurated in Enugu State in July

Ogun State ACN crisis deepens

Members of the ACN in Ogun State are upset with the state governor; they say he imposed on them, candidates for the forth-coming Local Government elections.

Air Nigeria resumes flight operations

Air Nigeria has been cleared by the Nigerian Civil Authority

DFID to spend 36 million pounds on teacher training in Nigeria

DFID says it plans to provide school teachers with intensive training in English, Mathematics, Science and Technology

Court jails LG officials over fraud

Two Local government staff of Taraba State have been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Dana Crash: Dana Airline took compensation cover of $350m – MD

Dana Airways reassures relatives of the crash victims of the airline

37 prisoners on death row in Edo, says Controller of Prisons

Edo state says 37 prisoners are on death row in the state for murder and kidnapping

EXORCISM SLAP: Court fixes July 12 for judgment in suit against Bishop Oyedepo

The clergyman will know soon whether it is right or not to slap a church member during deliverance service

EFCC set to charge Mr. integrity, Farouk Lawan, for corruption

Mr. Lawan later said he had communications with the Chairman of the House Committee on Financial Crimes and the Inspector General of Police, and that Mr. Otedola was persisting in trying to offer him bribes.

'Diesel engine exhaust carcinogenic' — WHO

WHO says that exhaust fumes from diesel engines can cause lung cancer

Zamfara Attack: Residents flee Dangulbi for safety

A mass exodus has followed a Monday attack that saw the death of about 26 people in villages in Zamfara

Confusion in Jos-North as youth protest ban on commercial motorcycles

Youth in Jos North go on rampage over the ban on commercial motor cycles

Another building collapses in Abuja, 4 trapped

Days after a building collapsed in Anambra state, another crumbles in Abuja.

Gunmen attack traditional ruler in Ogun State

An Ogun State monarch and his lawyer were attacked by gunmen in Ikenne

Cross River government embarks on demolition of illegal structures in Calabar

The government of Cross River State has embarked on the demolition of buildings and structures that are against existing urban rules

EFCC ready to prosecute corrupt NDDC contractors, officials, says Lamorde

The EFCC Chairman says the commission will prosecute corrupt contractors and that there is a plan to get the World Bank to vet all Federal Government contracts.

Gunmen kill Deputy Leader of Yobe assembly and an ex-SSS official in Gombe

Adamu Degubi, the deputy leader of Yobe State House of Assembly has been killed

The human rights activist who wanted to be a nun

Joe Okei-Odumakin says her ambition was to become a Reverend Sister and to give her time to propagating God.

Robbers kill 27 in four villages in Zamfara

Robbers unleash terror, tears and blood in Zamfara

Odumakin challenges Jonathan to disclose cabinet members in Boko Haram

Joe Okei-Odumakin says President Goodluck Jonathan's should stop shielding members of his cabinet who are part of Boko Haram.

Federal Govt College, Kano, not attacked, police say

The police say the boarding high school was never attacked

Niger State uncovers 7,000 ghost workers

An audit report has revealed that 565 children are on Niger state's pay roll amongst other discrepancies

Chronic mouth odours caused by problems in internal organs

"If one has a medical concern with an internal organ or organs, this normally gives rise to persistent and chronic mouth odour".