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WHO admits slow response to Ebola

A new director-general will be selected at the ongoing 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva.

Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu [Photo credit: Pulse.ng]

‎I will resign if Nigeria continues to import petrol by 2019 – Kachikwu

‎The minister also said he had no details of President Muhammadu Buhari’s illness.

One of the victims after the attack. (Photo Credit: South China Morning Post)

Suicide bomber kills 19, injures 50 at Manchester concert

The Prime Minister said the explosion is “being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack.”

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REVEALED: What Nigerian govt told UK court about Malabu OPL 245 scandal, Etete

Shell, ENI, and several Nigerians are being prosecuted for their roles in the scandal.

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura

Nigerian govt slams Gov. Al-Makura for demolishing private radio station

Outraged Nigerians accuse the government of trying to suppress the media.

WHO Head-Quater in Geneva, Switzerland.

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WHO election and the campaign against African health experts, By Tami Hultman

There is a last-minute attack on the candidacy of Tedros Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia.

Police fires teargas at Shiite protesters

Nigeria police fire teargas, spray hot water on protesting Shiites

Police managed to disperse hundreds of Shiites who demanded the release of their leader.

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Fourth Ebola death confirmed

The last outbreak in 2014 in Congo left 49 people dead.

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Biafra protest paralyses Onitsha

Police seized Biafran flags.

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Father, 56, son, 21, docked for raping daughter, sister

Police say the offence contravened Section 259 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose

Fayose seeks to complete tenure aborted by impeachment

The Ekiti governor says thanks the federal government for immortalising former Gen. Adebayo.

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai

Nigerians won’t tolerate military rule anymore – retired AIG

The retired officer says all soldiers attached to politicians should be withdrawn.

Oba Rilwon Akiolu

Legal fireworks in Lagos as two contenders challenge Akiolu over Oba of Lagos stool

Justice A. Candide-Johnson adjourned the case until June 19 for continuation of trial.

Kayode Fayemi, Minister of Mining and Steel Development

Fayose constitutes panel to probe predecessor, Fayemi

Mr. Fayemi dismisses the move as an “exercise in futility”.

A cross-section of candidates writing the 2017 JAMB and UTME computer based examination at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Pro-metrics Centre, in Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State on Saturday (13/5/17).
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2017 UTME: ‘Hackers’ attempting to steal JAMB questions arrested

Police say 27 laptops, cables and a generating set were recovered from the syndicate.

Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Prof. Ishaq Oloyede (R) addressing a News Conference in Abuja on Friday (7/4/17) on the proposed Computer Based Mock Examination holding Nationwide on Saturday April 8. With him is the Director of Test Administration, Dr Yusuf Lawal 02124/7/4/2017/Deborah Bada/ICE/NAN

JAMB website hacking kingpin ‘arrested’

JAMB registrar said he was ashamed to realise the suspect was from Ogun State – his home state.

FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello

Court orders tobacco company to pay N25,000 to FCT Minister

The judge frowned at repeated adjournments sought by the company.

Gov Ortom of Benue State signing  Anti Open Grazing and Anti Kidnapping, Abduction, Cultism and Terrorism bills into law in Makurdi on Monday (22/5/17)
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Benue bans open-grazing as Gov. Ortom signs new bill

The anti-grazing law targets the incessant clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Benue.

Supreme Court of Nigeria

PDP Crisis: Supreme Court reserves judgement

The court had on Monday ruled in favour of the Makarfi faction.

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Indian Naval Warship arrives Lagos next week

The ship is manned by 300 personnel.

Bola Tinubu

Tinubu vows to resist military coup

“Don’t try it,” Mr. Tinubu warns those contemplating a military coup.

Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II

Kano Assembly suspends Emir Sanusi probe after ‘Osinbajo, IBB intervention’

The lawmakers acted Monday after receiving a letter from Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

MASSOB BIM members on procession along Abakaliki-Enugu road, Ebonyi state yesterday

50 pro-Biafra agitators arrested

MASSOB denies taking part in the protest

Dame Patience Jonathan

Appeal court fixes date to hear application seeking final forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8 million

The court had earlier interim forfeiture of the money.

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U.S. govt. immortalises late Nigerian student

Mr. John-Paul drowned in a water fall on while on Mandela Washington Fellowship in the United States.