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Imam Abdullahi Abubakar. [PHOTO CREDIT: US Emabssy Interview posted on its official Facebook page]

INTERVIEW: Why I safeguarded scores of Christians during Plateau attack – Imam

The cleric also speaks on his life as an Imam and his relationship with neighbours.

Boko HAram

How we survived Boko Haram attack on military base, Gudumbali – Residents

Some of the survivors have fled to Maiduguri, the state capital.

Name our moles in PDP, APC dares Wike

Govenor Wike says the APC has moles in the PDP including among its presidential aspirants.

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Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri emerges African champion

Quadri did not drop a point from the first round until the final when he defeated Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh 4-1.

Governor Nyesom wike

INTERVIEW: Buhari, APC sponsoring some PDP presidential aspirants – Wike

Mr Wike speaks on his many battles with the federal government and its agencies like the EFCC

President Buhari at the APC NEC Meeting

Buhari’s refusal to sign election bill, APC primaries, Shekarau’s defection, others top politics last week

Donald Duke also announced his defection from the PDP.

Recapture of Mubi Town

Nigerian Army speaks on daring Boko Haram attack on military base, neighbouring communities

The Boko Haram attacked the military base on Saturday in Borno State.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram attacks another Nigerian army base, neighbouring communities – Official

The Boko Haram insurgency has caused about 100,000 deaths since 2009, according to the Borno State Government.

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun (Photo Credit: Chronicle.ng)

Nigeria jails man for forging ICAN certificate, but silent on Adeosun’s NYSC forgery

It’s over 60 days since Minister Adeosun was exposed for forgery but authorities are yet to open investigation into her case.

Former Vice President of Nigeria and frontline presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar acknowledging cheers from crowd of supporters who thronged the PDP national secretariat when Atiku submitted his Nomination and Expression of Interest forms in Abuja on Thursday.

ANALYSIS: 2019: PDP presidential aspirants whose ambitions are dogged by corruption allegations

No fewer than six presidential aspirants of Nigeria’s main opposition party, PDP, are trailed by controversy and allegations of corruption that may affect their chances.

Nigerian Army officers fighting Boko Haram

Plateau Crisis: Three soldiers killed in fresh attack

Residents accuse soldiers of burning their community.

File photo of Ahmed Musa

AFCON Qualifiers: Ahmed Musa leads Nigeria to victory over Seychelles

The Super Eagles lost their opening game of the qualifiers against South Africa 15 months ago.

Gov Wike

Rivers 2019: Wike speaks on possible APC governorship candidate, Tonye Cole

Mr Wike says something must be wrong for the APC to have decided to field a candidate against him.

FILE PHOTO: President Muhammadu Buhari,and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (middle) and other party leaders, pose for snapshot after a meeting with APC governors.

ANALYSIS: How APC, PDP scheme out poor, honest Nigerians from elective offices

It would take a honest civil servant about three life times (189 years) to earn the N45 million APC fixed for its presidential nomination form.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Seychelles v Nigeria: Eagles battle Injuries, broiling heat in must win game

The Eagles are missing some key players in the game.

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris

Police scrap Special Tactical Squad over raid on Edwin Clark’s home

The STS was elevated to an elite squad by the Inspector-General shortly after assuming office in 2016.

TY Danjuma

Herdsmen Crisis: T.Y. Danjuma’s invitation by British Parliament postponed

Theophilus Danjuma, a retired Nigerian Army chief and elder statesman, was invited to speak on the deadly conflict in central Nigeria.

L-R Ibrahim Shekarau, Adams Oshiomhole [Photo: Punch Newspapers]

Kano 2019: Oshiomhole meets Shekarau, says ‘real progressives reunite, conservatives run away’

Mr Shekarau is expected to formally return to APC on Saturday.

Stanbic IBTC surrenders Venture Capital licence

The banking subsidiary of the group is one of the four banks fined by Nigeria for helping MTN repatriate money from Nigeria.

Diamond Bank Headquarters Photo: Business News

CBN debits banks N5 billion over MTN funds repatriation

The banks allegedly helped MTN to illegally transfer funds abroad.

Recapture of Mubi Town

Soldiers kill 14 Boko Haram suspects, rescue 21 hostages – Official

The insurgents had on Tuesday ambushed military escort and burnt one passenger vehicle as well as abducted some travellers.

Jones Abiri

INTERVIEW: What I saw of Sambo Dasuki in SSS detention — Jones Abiri

“…There was no proper ventilation, since the facility was underground, there was no natural breeze coming into the room for you to have air, but one standing fan was kept for 26 suspects…”

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun (Photo Credit: Chronicle.ng)

#AdeosunGate: Atiku knocks Buhari on minister’s forged certificate

The former vice president also speaks on the Mainagate scandal.

Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu

Unwilling to make finances public, Ondo govt challenges FOI law at Supreme Court

The Akure Division of the Court of Appeal ruled in March that the Freedom of Information Act is binding on all the states in Nigeria.

The reception area at the Abaji Central

How poor power supply cripples Abuja primary healthcare centres

Even in the few relatively well-equipped centres, health workers lament they cannot do much due to lack of electricity