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Falana asks Fashola to replace Chair of panel investigating destruction of BRT buses by soldiers

Mr. Falana argues that the Chairperson of the panel is a prosecution witness in a criminal case that is before the Lagos State High Court.

Asaba power sub-station to be inaugurated Aug. 28

The launching was earlier billed for Monday.

UNESCO tasks Nigerian Govt. on adult illiteracy, Out-of-School children

“That the issue of youth and adult illiteracy be adequately addressed”.

Oil Theft: JTF commander pleads for more gunboats

The gunboats are needed to combat oil theft.

Nigerian Govt. still open to negotiations to free Chibok girls – Nigeria’s UN envoy

The UN envoy, Joy Ogwu, says Nigerians have not given up hope on rescuing Chibok girls.

Why I Can’t Go Into Alliance With Omisore – Osun LP Guber candidate

Mr. Akinbade says teaming with Mr. Omisore would be politically disastrous

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Nigerian Government sets aside N220 billion for SMEs

States can access up to about N2billion from the fund.

Jonathan orders replacement of crashed Air Force helicopter

A NAF Mi-35 crashed Monday, killing the pilot.

Chibok Schoolgirls: Nigerian Government’s Refusal Of Assistance Not Helping Rescue – SERAP

SERAP says the government does not have unchecked right to refuse genuine assistance in the case of the Chibok schoolgirls

Nigerian Govt. To Complete Abuja Airport Remodelling December

The Abuja Light Rail will be completed May 2-15, the contractors say

CAN Condemns Kaduna, Kano Bomb Blasts

CAN says attacks were a clear indication of the perpetrators’ inclination to evil and disregard for the true God.

Benin Republic Arrest Nigerian Oil-bunkering Vessel, 4 Suspects

It was not immediately clear where the ship and its crew were heading when the incident occurred

Jonathan seeks closer partnership between Nigeria, OPEC nations

The president says closer ties will open up more opportunities for investment

Immigration Arrests Human Trafficking Kingpin, 5 victims In Katsina

The victims are usually sent to Europe via Libya.

Eid-el-fitri: Nigerian Govt. declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

The holidays will mark the end of Ramadan

Nigerian Govt. approves 16-year Water Master Plan

Annual demand for water to increase from 5.93 billion cubic metres to 16.58 billion cubic metres by 2030.

Road Safety Corps marshall, Boboye Oyeyemi

Tougher sanctions await reckless drivers – New FRSC boss

Mr. Oyeyemi commends President Goodluck Jonathan for appointing a career staff as the new FRSC boss.

NYSC vows to sanction corps members forging medical report for redeployment

The NYSC says many medical reports are fake.

The approved APC logo, released early Wednesday morning

South-East APC angry over plot to impeach Enugu deputy governor

Rights group, HURIWA, also warns that the gale of impeachment and threats of impeachment is adversely affecting the country.

CAN-America condemns Ezekwesili’s airport detention

The group says Monday’s arrest of the former minister was unnecessary.

#BringBackOurGirls: Campaigners to hold conferences around the world

 Wednesday marks the 100th day of the girls stay in captivity.

Women with their babies

Experts urge govt to review policy on maternity leave

Family consultants and experts advocate for maternity and paternity leave.

Nigerian women begin vigil for abducted Chibok schoolgirls

The women believe God will cause the release of the girls.

Compass Newspaper: UNILAG Professor blasts paper for ‘pay-as-you-go’ policy

The University Don says the New Nigerian Compass newspaper’s pay-as-you-go policy cannot work.

CISLAC demands audit of Nigeria’s defence spending since 1999

>The group asks the Nigerian Government to exchange the nation’s resource, such as crude oil, for military hardware