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Man, 75, in court for alleged possession of human head in Ekiti

The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge.

Plateau State PDP 2015 governorship candidate, Gyang Pwajok, is dead

Mr. Pwajok was the immediate past senator for Plateau northern senatorial district.

Obasanjo visits new Ooni of Ife, pays homage

Ex-President Obasanjo is known for his closeness to the past two Ooni of Ife.

Urine malaria test wins top prize at health innovation awards

There were innovations aimed at improving health care.

New camera lets driver keep tabs on children in backseat

“The Babycam transmits live video from the back seat to the displays of compatible Garmin satellite navigation systems”.

Kano plans mass wedding for 2,000 widows, divorcees

Government says the aim of the programme was to check prostitution and other vices.

Nigerians will reject electricity tariff​ raise –​ Senator

Mr. Sani says there should be no fixed electricity charges.

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Court jails guard for raping 9-year-old girl

The convict says he slept with the girl three times.

I am hale and hearty – Obasanjo

“President Olusegun Obasanjo wishes to convey his deep appreciation to all those, … who have shown overwhelming concern about his welfare.”

Buhari to attend 3rd summit of India-Africa Forum

President Buhari would hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Modi and other senior Indian government officials…

Clerics call for national prayer for Buhari, new ministers

Mr. Buru, a pastor, said Nigerian clerics were planning a national prayer.

Nigerian troops dislodge Boko Haram from “20 well fortified terrorist camps”

“The troops have also cleared Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) along the road linking Marte, New Marte and Kerenowa.”

I’ll forever miss my late wife, Stella — Obasanjo

Mr. Obasanjo spoke in Abeokuta.

Former minister denies criticising Buhari’s cabinet nominees

Mr. Modibbo says he supports Mr. Buhari’s choice.

Police kill 3 bandits in Delta, Kano

The police said they recovered 224 cattle in Sumaila local government area of Kano State.

Lagos govt to appeal court judgment ordering LGA election

A state high court ordered an election in all the local government areas in the state within 30 days.

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Buhari warns lecturers against academic corruption

The president says his administration would not condone any institution or lecturer exploiting students academically.

Nigeria to discourage importation of low quality goods

Government to support efforts targeted at growth of local manufacturing

Fire razes popular Abuja shopping mall, Grand Square

No life was lost as firefighters controlled the situation on time

Femi Adesina, Leo Stan Ekeh call for responsible online journalism

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, and the Chairman of Zinox Group, Stan Leo Ekeh, have emphasised the need for responsible online journalism in the country. Messrs Adesina and Ekeh spoke on Thursday at the launch of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP), a body formed by professional […]

Ex-Head of Service, Kifasi, hands over to Oyo-Ita, urges improved welfare for civil servants

Mr. Kifasi apologises to those he offended in the course of his duty

EFCC docks two for money laundering $5.4m

The accused plead not guilty to the charge

IG of Police, Solomon Arase, sets deadline for spy police to stop wearing police uniform

Mr. Arase has therefore approved the use of a newly designed grey and black trouser as the new uniform to be worn by spy police officers nationwide.

UPDATE: Now confirmed, Amaechi to be screened today

Mr. Amaechi’s screening had been deferred three times as he faces opposition from Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the Senate

Ibekaku, Sacked EFCC Staff Knows Fate December 16

Ms. Ibekaku was dismissed from service on February 11, 2014 for alleged desertion from work for consecutive 81 days.