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Nigerians celebrate independence in New York

Thousands of Nigerians in the United States turned out in a Street Parade in New York Saturday to mark Nigeria’s 52nd independence anniversary amidst dances and music, waving flags in appreciation of Africa’s most populous nation. This year’s celebration was witnessed by Nigeria’s Information Minister, Labaran Maku; and Nigeria’s Ambassador…

PDP wins Plateau by-election

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Gyang Pwajok, has been declared winner of Saturday's Plateau North senatorial by-election. According to the Returning Officer, Fatima Sawa, a professor at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Mr. Pwajok won the election with 195,349 votes, with the closest to him being…

Jonathan is lily-livered, incompetent- CPC

The CPC accused the president of cowardice for the low key independence celebration. (more…)

EFCC arrests hotel, mall managers in Abuja

The companies are yet to comply with the Money Laundering Act 2011 for DNFIs (more…)

Breaking News

BREAKING NEWS: Explosion rocks Jalingo

Two people are feared dead from the blast. (more…)

Fuel subsidy scam: EFCC arraigns fresh suspects

Four companies and six individuals will be tried on Friday over the fuel subsidy scam (more…)

Updated:Taraba lawmakers sack deputy governor

After weeks of controversies, Mr. Abubakar has been kicked out of the deputy governor's seat in Taraba State. (more…)

Labaran Maku aviation traing school Kwara

Kwara spends N3 billion on airport facilities

The Kwara government will invest N1 billion in the purchase of aircrafts. (more…)

PDP stops Adamawa primaries, says it’s unlawful

The PDP says its state chapters need approval to run primaries or congresses. (more…)

UPDATE: Police confirm 25 killed in Mubi attacks, residents insist figure higher

The Adamawa State Police Command has confirmed that 25 people were killed when gunmen attacked a residential area in Mubi, Adamawa State, on Monday night. The police spokesman, Ibrahim Mohammed, said 19 of the 25 killed were students of the Federal Polytechnic, Mubi. Despite the statement of the police spokesman,…

Saudi Arabia threatens to deport more female pilgrims

Despite effort being made by the Federal Government to stop authorities in Saudi Arabia from deporting Nigerian female pilgrims, the Saudi authorities say there is no going back. Authorities in the Islamic holy land have already deported over 500 Nigerian women while more are still in detention in Saudi Arabia.…

Orji Uzor-Kalu

More troubles for Orji Uzor Kalu, his party wants him jailed

 Orji Uzor Kalu’s presidential ambitions might not be given a chance to materialize. (more…)

Umar Danmichika

Police officer kills commercial motorcyclist in Kaduna

A police officer allegedly killed a commercial motor cycle rider. (more…)

Former Bank PHB boss, Atuche, paid N45m tithe with depositors funds-EFCC

Francis Atuche gave two churches in Delta State depositors money to the sum of N45 million. (more…)

Lokoja and environs has been submerged by water

Kogi flood: NEMA asks Ibaji residents to vacate town

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has urged some communities in Ibaji Local Government Area of Kogi state to immediately move to higher grounds in neighbouring Local Councils, and to Anambra state, due to the increase in water level. The Director General of NEMA, Mohammed Sani-Sidi, warned the communities Wednesday,…

Don’t join politicians to loot, EFCC tells civil servants

The anti-corruption agency organises a one-day workshop to re-orient civil servants on looting public funds. (more…)

Abuja’s young entrepreneurs get to ‘connect’

Global Shapers Community is bringing together Abuja’s young innovators to network and inspire. (more…)

Abuja Hajj pilgrims begin travel to Saudi Arabia

Abuja pilgrims’ board says it has provided adequate security, medical care and housing for Muslims in this year’s Hajj. (more…)

Bankole’s trial stalled, as Judge is suddenly transferred

The trial of the former Speaker of the House of Representative, Dimeji Bankole, was stalled on Monday following the sudden transfer of the Judge, Donatus Okorowa, who was handling the case. Mr. Okorowa was shockingly transferred to another Federal High Court in Taraba State on Monday. Mr. Bankole, who is…

Isa Yuguda of Bauchi

Suspect arrested over kidnap of in-law to Bauchi Governor

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the kidnap of Mohammed Sade, an in-law  to the Governor of Bauchi, Isa Yuguda; the Bauchi State Police Commissioner, Mohammed Ladan, has said. Mr. Sade was the arrowhead of Governor Yuguda’s political apparatus. Mr. Ladan said the suspect has given the police…

PDP hails Jonathan’s decision on 5000 naira note

Ruling party commends Nigerian President for reversing the CBN’s introduction of N5000 note. (more…)

Casualty figure rises in Bauchi church bombing

Two policemen, 44 others also injured in the attack, police say (more…)

10 feared dead in Bauchi Catholic church attack

A deadly attack on St. John Catholic Catholic Cathedral in Bauchi metropolis, north-east Nigeria, has killed at least 10 worshippers, including women and children. Witnesses say the blast occurred at about 9.00 am  while worshippers were leaving the church after a morning mass. The attacker came in a Vectra car and forced himself close to the…

24 hour curfew imposed on Damaturu as JTF arrests 25 ‘terrorists’

The JTF say they will advise the government on when to relax the curfew The Yobe State Joint Task Force, JTF, has conducted massive raids on various locations in Damaturu, the state capital, and arrested about 25 people suspected to be members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect. The spokesperson…

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

Nigerian Muslims protest anti-Islam video, say Jonathan is worse than “dog”

 The protesters burnt American flags and an effigy of President Barack Obama. (more…)