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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo as a Special Guest of Honour at the graduation of the 2017 class of Senior Course 39 of the Armed Forces Command & Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna state

A new Nigeria is possible, says Osinbajo

The acting president speaks at the graduation of Senior Course 39 of the Armed Forces Command & Staff College, Jaji.

Shiites hold solidarity rally for Amnesty International. [Photo: Idris Ibrahim]

Nigerian journalist arrested in Kaduna

Two people were injured and 10 arrested after locals attacked Shiites during an annual Quds procession.

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U.S. supports families affected by HIV/AIDS in Lagos with N2.9 million

The U.S.-Nigeria partnership on HIV/AIDS began in 2004 through PEPFAR.

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Nigerian govt. to provide uninterrupted power supply to eight Nigerian Universities

The programme aims to provide uninterrupted power supply for 37 Federal Universities and seven Teaching Hospitals.

Abubakar Danladi

Why Supreme Court sacked Nigerian senator

The senator was also asked to return all salaries and allowances collected.

Nigerian Police [Photo credit: Today.ng]

How I got fresh human skull – Suspect

“I’m a traditionalist and I have been rendering services to people.”

Selective focus of dictionary entry for the word education.

JSS 2 student beats senior students to win spelling competition

The victorious teenager received a dictionary and a scholarship that covered his JSSCE fees.

EFCC Operatives

Five years later, court acquits businessman accused of theft by EFCC

The EFCC could not produce a crucial evidence and witness in the case.

Court

Court remands man in prison custody for allegedly beheading Septuagenarian

The accused allegedly severed the head of the deceased, and also chopped off his two palms.

Yakubu Yahaya, leader of the Katsina chapter of the Shiite sect, flanked by Oyetakin Ebenezer Executive Secertary Anticorruption Network (R) and Deji Adeyanju Concern Nigeria (L) addressing a press conference after a mob attacked Shiites in Kaduna on Friday.

Shiites ‘attacked’ in Kaduna during procession

At least two people were injured.

Herdsmen

Two herdsmen docked for allegedly raping two sisters

The suspects were granted bail on liberal terms.

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Judge accused of corruption granted bail on own recognizance

The judge was granted bail on own-recognizance

Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto State Governor

Judge explains why Tambuwal’s election was upheld

The applicant said the primary was flawed.

From left: Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu; Convener of the Civil Society Situation Room Dialogue, Clement Nwankwo; and IGP Ibrahim Idris, at the  Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room dialogue session with IGP and INEC Chairman in Abuja on Friday (23/6/17).
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Nigeria needs to recruit 30,000 police officers annually for five years – IGP

The police chief said Nigeria currently has about 380,000 personnel.

Police on patrol in Kaduna [Photo: Beegeagle's Blog]

Nigeria Police pledge to withdraw mobile personnel from VIPs

“This is to allow us have enough men on the ground to deal especially with the issues of kidnapping.”

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court shortlists 10 more lawyers for SAN award — FULL LIST

The additions came a month after the body announced 91 legal practitioners to be considered for the top bar honour.

SSS operatives

SSS foils plans by terrorists to attack Kano, Sokoto, Kaduna, Maiduguri during Islamic festival – Official

The SSS also said terrorists planned to infiltrate the Shiite group, IMN.

EFCC Operatives

EFCC arraigns federal judge over alleged unlawful enrichment

The judge is accused of unlawful enrichment to the tune of $260,000 and N8,650,000.

ICPC Chairman, Ekpo Nta

ICPC can investigate anybody in Nigeria for corruption, court rules

The applicants were claiming a total of N600 million damages for alleged breach of their fundamental rights.

Ngel Nyaki Forest Reserve [Photo Credit: Nigerian Montane Forest Project]

Nigeria’s forests may disappear by 2047 – Professor

The don delivered his inaugural lecture.

Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN (middle) and others during a Briefing of the Senate on the Planned Closure of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja Runway for Repairs at the Senate Chamber on Tuesday, 17th January  2017.

Supreme Court sacks Nigerian senator

The apex court also ordered him to refund all salaries and allowances earned in the Senate.

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court sacks another Nigerian lawmaker

Mr. Hembe was also ordered to return all the salaries and allowances he received as lawmaker since he was sworn in in 2015.

Senate President Bukola Saraki

Saraki tackles Nigerian govt, Sagay; says appeal against his acquittal will fail

The Senate President also criticised the EFCC’s involvement in the case.

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Residents groan as blackout hits major Abuja suburb

Power supply to Lugbe and its environs was interrupted last week Thursday.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Court upholds Tambuwal’s election as Sokoto Governor

The court said the primaries that produced Mr. Tambuwal as candidate was valid.