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Tinubu Tears Apart Ikimi; says he’s a devious man with an awful past

“Ikimi was Abacha’s foreign minister, convincing the world that heinous state murders like the hanging of Ken Saro Wiwa were just acts!”

Activists, lawyers demand probe over allegation Nigeria’s ex-Army Chief, Governor behind Boko Haram

The Australian negotiator says Nigerian president are too weak to prosecute corrupt officials.

Nigeria requires 4.5 million new jobs annually to tackle rising unemployment – Report

The report says some government policies aimed at creating employment achieved the opposite

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Senate’s resolution on Imo based on rumour; no evidence state planned IDs for Northerners

Extensive checks by this newspaper show that the Imo State government had no role in the ID claim.

Adamawa Governorship Election: Why PDP disqualified Acting Gov. Fintiri

The appeal committee is expected to review the screening on Sunday

Despite Ebola warning, Jonathan’s re-election rally to continue in Port Harcourt

Organisers say there is no cause for alarm.

SCANDALOUS: Outrage in Nigeria as government brands National ID Card with MasterCard’s logo

Nigerians express outrage over security and economic consequences of the deal

Diplomat, who took Ebola to Rivers, an ECOWAS staff

More people may be at risk of the Ebola virus in Rivers, PREMIUM TIMES understands

Nigeria 2015: NANS endorses President Jonathan for second term

“We have unflinchingly determined to put all political detractors and evil geniuses to shame in 2015 by giving Mr President the singular and total support.”

INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega Photo Credit:234NEXT

Nigeria 2015: Jega lists 4 challenges to successful elections

The challenges include insecurity, lack of adequate funding…

Jonathan eats humble pie, woos Obasanjo to help tackle Boko Haram insurgency

The meeting suggests a rethink by the Jonathan administration which had all along disregarded Mr. Obasanjo’s proposal to commence talks with the extremist Boko Haram sect through an informal channel.

Ebola: Jonathan’s re-election rallies to continue while government orders schools to stay closed

Schools will remain shut till October 13

Boko Haram: Runaway Nigerian soldiers return from Cameroon

Boko Haram asks residents of Adamawa to defy curfew imposed by Acting Governor Fintiri.

Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari

INTERVIEW: How APC presidential candidate will emerge — Buhari

The former head of state speaks on his aspiration for Nigeria and why the ruling PDP should be removed from power in 2015

An Ebola patient being attended to

Nigeria successfully blocks Ebola, has one case left- Minister

Health Minister says Nigeria has successfully curtailed the spread of Ebola

Outrage over Jonathan’s failure to halt own election rallies despite Ebola warning

Activists say it is also a violation of the nation’s electoral laws.

Nigerian military calls soldiers’ escape to Cameroon ‘tactical manoeuvre’

The Nigerian military says the soldiers have assured of their return.

Nigerian Army

480 Nigerian soldiers flee Boko Haram, take refuge in Cameroon

The Nigerian government has denied reports that soldiers abandoned their duty posts

Nigeria to discharge patient wrongly diagnosed of Ebola

The Minister of heath there are 13 confirmed cases of EVD as opposed to the earlier announced 14.

Doctors performing surgery on a patient

Nigerian Medical body secures court order against sack of resident doctors

All heads of government hospitals are to be served the court notice within three days

Adamawa Governorship Election: Ribadu, Gulak blast Acting Gov. Fintiri for contesting

Mr. Fintiri says he has the right to be in the race

Photos Counter Police’s denial of Attack on Civil Defence Commandant-General

Photographs show a rampaging officer’s hands on his AK 47 and denying passage to the NSCDC’s delegation

Contract Fraud, Extortion: Inside Story of Gov. Al-Makura’s Battle with Nasarawa Lawmakers

While the lawmakers accuse the governor of siphoning state funds through contracts awarded to cronies, supporters of the governor accuse the legislators of extortion.

Ebola: Jonathan fails to stop rallies for own reelection despite advising against large gatherings

President Jonathan wouldn’t halt the rallies despite personally warning against such large gatherings as part of measures for checking the spread of Ebola

Chibok Parents to Nigerian Government: Tell us if our daughters are dead

Parents lament the wait for the return of their children.