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Nigerian Army, Police in plot to cover up Gboko killings; killer soldiers walk free 6 months after

Months after peaceful protesters were shot dead by soldiers guarding a Dangote factory, the killers are yet to be arrested or tried

Nigeria 2015: Buhari commissions study on how to defeat Jonathan

Paper says many Nigerians are distrustful of the APC because its rank-and-file is highly swelled by PDP men

Why Nigeria has not defeated Boko Haram – Jonathan

“We will not require people to come from heaven or other countries to solve our problems.”

Oritsejafor is finished; CAN is damaged – Cardinal Okogie

“What is the man (Oritsejafor) looking for? If you call yourself a man of God, then you should rely on God. Why should he be jumping up and down?”

CAN leadership: Christian group condemns Cardinal Okogie for criticising Oritsejafor

“Okogie has very little moral grounds to stand on to attack the integrity of Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor…”

Why the PDP believes in stomach infrastructure — Jonathan

The president says his administration has reduced poverty in the country by 50 per cent.


INVESTIGATION: How officials steal Lagos local government dry [Part 3]

The report says the council manager, council treasurer, and the various vote controllers should be sanctioned accordingly.

Governor Fayemi says Fayose behind Ekiti crisis, accuses police of bias

Mr. Fayemi says police and other security agencies did nothing to stop attacks on court judges.

FILE PHOTO: #BringBackOurGirls protest in 2014 prior to the 2015 presidential election

REVEALED: List of detained suspected terrorists Boko Haram wants swapped for abducted Chibok girls

The over 200 girls, mostly teenagers, were kidnapped from their secondary school in Chibok, Borno State, on April 14.

INVESTIGATION: Minister Abba Moro in fresh scandal; defrauding Nigerians of billions

Controversial Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, has devised a fresh scheme to fleece Nigerians, using the increase in the new fees charged for the Nigerian passport

EXCLUSIVE: How Nigerian govt. bungled Edwin Clark-led fresh negotiation to free Chibok girls

The government, in an exuberant show of enthusiasm, chartered a Boeing 737 jet to convey the girls to Abuja from Yola. What was thought to be a discreet arrangement turned into a loud orchestra

We have killed Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau — Nigerian Military

The military insists the real Shekau had long been killed.

Anti-corruption activists write Auditor-General, demand report indicting Oronsaye for N123Billion Fraud

An audit by the office of the Nigeria’s Auditor General indicted Stephen Oronsaye of monumental corruption.

Jonathan’s endorsement as sole PDP candidate a mockery of democracy – APC

”Obviously, those fellows in the PDP have never heard of the saying that those who must come to equity must come with clean hands.”

Nigerian Army

Nigerian senate says soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny deserve to die

The Nigerian Labour Congress disagrees with the Senate, saying killing the soldiers will not in any way
restore discipline in the army.

Synagogue Building Collapse: Why I exposed T.B. Joshua for bribing Journalists – Nicholas Ibekwe

The journalist comments on the “brown envelope” phenomenon in Nigeria.

Pro-Fayose thugs invade Ekiti court, chase away judge, beat up litigants

When the court resumed by 1p.m, the hoodlums descended on the court, unleashing terror on the judge, lawyers and workers of the court.

Document counters Auditor-General’s denial of report indicting Oronsaye for N123Billion Fraud

PREMIUM TIMES challenges the Auditor-General to explain why he failed to forward the report to the National Assembly two years after, when he is constitutionally required do so within 90 days.

How kid on oxygen almost died after power cut at Enugu Teaching Hospital — Witness

“They started pumping oxygen into him manually and eventually between 2 and 3 a.m., electricity supply was restored and the patient was barely able to make it alive.”

Mainok Attack: Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Haram; 68 feared killed

“Vehicles were hitting one another and the Boko Haram kept shooting.”

Katsina Gov., Shema, orders student detained indefinitely for criticising him on Facebook

An emerging trend has seen Nigerian governors ordering the arrest of their critics who take to the social media.

Catholic Bishops of Nigeria

Nigerian govt. not doing enough to contain Boko Haram – Catholic Bishops

The clergymen say the urgent issue before the country should not be who becomes president or governor, but the lives and security of Nigerians

Nigerian government, Red Cross in secret talks with Boko Haram over Chibok girls

The talks have been slowed by mutual distrust between the government and Boko Haram.

Diezani Allison-Madueke, Nigeria's Minister of Petroleum. [Photo: ynaija.com]

BREAKING: Fuel Scarcity: Oil workers suspend strike

The government has agreed to address the issues raised by the workers.

Seized $9.3million: Outrage as Nigerian govt. flouts own anti-money laundering laws

Lawyers and activists come down hard on the government for breaching laws it should uphold and enforce.