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Abiola’s tailor to build tailoring institute in Nigeria

Wasiu Taiwo also designs clothes for Segun Osoba.

Consulate protests death of Nigerian in South African police custody

Nigerians are often maltreated in the hands of the police in South Africa, the Consul-General noted.

Anambra Police assures of adequate security for Achebe’s funeral

The Anambra Police Command said on Tuesday that it would ensure adequate security at the burial of the late Professor Chinua Achebe in Ogidi, headquarters of Idemili North Local Government Area. The burial of the late literary icon has been fixed for Thursday, May 23. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Emeka Chukwuemeka, said in Onitsha that […]

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Group advocates ban of phones in secondary schools

The group says the uses of phones in secondary schools distract students.

Group accuses Nigerian Judiciary of illegal appointments of Industrial Court judges

The group stated this in a petition by Dino Melaye.

Africa loses $50bn annually to illicit fund flow – Mbeki

Thabo Mbeki said this during a visit to President Jonathan.

Nigerian lawmakers not competing with Executive on budget- David Mark

The Senate President explained the actions of the lawmakers.

Ghana police to investigate stampede, death in T.B. Joshua’s Synagogue Church

The police said they will investigate the cisis.

Sambo’s wife tasks Islamic organizations on peace

Mrs. Sambo made appeal at the Annual Al-Habibiyyah Women Forum.

Jonathan reiterates commitment to peace, security of Nigeria

The president stated this in Enugu on Saturday.

Nigeria needs rescue from weak institutional frameworks – VP

The FG also gave the NIPSS N600mn to offset its debts.

Lagos executes N1trn projects, says Fashola

The governor said the state needs funds to complete the projects.

75 Heads of State, 450 journalists to attend AU summit

 The summit is scheduled to hold from May 19 to May 27 in Addis Ababa.

Nigerian aviation workers cancel planned strike

The workers met with aviation management officials.

Property worth N39bn lost in Lagos fire incidents in 2012—Commissioner

Property worth N139 billion was also rescued from fire in 2012.

Coca-Cola kicks off ‘Crazy for Good’ campaign in Nigeria

The campaign seeks to encourage people to assist one another.

Jonathan approves appointment of 12 new judges for National Industrial Court

The appointment increases the number of judges at the court to 20.

EFCC docks man for N10m scam

The man “sold’ a land that did not belong to him.

Jonathan secures release of Nigerian prisoners in Equatorial Guinea

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated this in a statement.

Dino Melaye applauds Jonathan over State of Emergency declaration

The lawmaker stated his position on his twitter handle.

Former Nigeria Attorney General’s son, others under investigation over N200mn fraud

The police said a bank was defrauded of N200 million.

Atiku’s AUN appoints EU ambassador to Nigeria into management board

David MacRae is EU’s Ambassador to the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS. The American University of Nigeria, AUN, founded by former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar in Yola has appointed the retiring head of delegation of the European Union, David Macrae, as the Executive Vice President of University Relations and Development of […]

Sokoto increases Sultan’s salary, others

The State Government did not disclose the present salary of the Sultan.

Nigeria pledges $2mn for conduct of elections in Mali

Nigeria has so far spent N7.2 billion in Mali.

Nigerian pilots who died in Air Force jet crash in Niamey buried

The Air Force jet crashed in Niamey, Niger Republic on May 6.