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Court compels Police IG to investigate Alaafin of Oyo over alleged murder, gunrunning

The Alaafin is accused of crimes including assassinations and gun running.

Price of petrol rises as scarcity hits Jos

Pengassan and Nupeng embarked on a strike on Monday.

Hundreds feared missing after boat sinks in Lake Tanganyika

Tanzanian authorities said that the vessel had been carrying some 500 people.

ECOWAS leaders meet in Abuja

The leaders will deliberate on security and politics within the sub-continent.

Netherlands to assist Nigerian farmers – Official

The envoy said Netherlands was the number one destination for Nigeria’s agricultural products in 2013.


Nigeria 2015: INEC conducts mock voting exercise – CDD

With what we have witnessed, we commend the introduction of the Card readers.

Bola Tinubu and Muhammadu Buhari

A vote for Buhari is a vote for Tinubu – PDP

“Is Tinubu the face of the so-called change the APC wants to bequeath to Nigerians?”

TUC asks Nigerian government to prevent oil workers strike

TUC says the strike by NUPENG and PENGASSAN will cripple the economy

UNN Postgraduate students protest hike in fees

The students say they will continue to protest until the university authorities review the new fees  

Dahiru Bauchi is alive, family says

The Sheikh was rumoured to have died.

Obasanjo’s Autobiography: Group condemns court order

The group asked the CJN to caution judge.

Kenya, Nigeria to partner on security to end insurgency

The two countries would share experiences in the area of security and work towards implementing the agreement in the first quarter of 2015.

Ayogu Eze

Court restrains Ayogu Eze from parading himself as Enugu PDP governorship candidate

The state chapter of the party has also disowned the senator, insisting that Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is its choice.

Chekwas Okorie

Chekwas Okorie emerges UPP presidential candidate

The opposition party has also presented its flag to some of its governorship candidates.

Al Jazeera journalist killed in Syria

“Targeting journalists and its crew will not deter us from reporting the truth,” said Al Jazeera DG

Obasanjo and Atiku

Atiku is a ‘shameless liar,’ Obasanjo says in new book

Mr. Obasanjo described President Jonathan as the “weakest” leader Nigeria has ever had.

Buhari campaigning

Buhari writes APC delegates, “I don’t have dollars to give you but I will give my all to Nigeria”

“I do not intend to rule Nigeria,” Mr. Buhari says. “I want to democratically govern it with your help.”

Union leader urges Nigerian govt. to end strike in health sector

Mr. Kolawole appealed to the Federal Government to address the existing discrimination between medical doctors and other health workers.

Scene of a bomb blast

NEMA distributes medical items to hospitals for Kano blast victims

NEMA says the distribution is aimed at complementing the positive response of the hospitals that spontaneously accepted to treat the victims.

APC aspirant, Ifowodo, who begged for campaign funding loses Reps bid

The US-based university teacher says he is wondering why credible citizens who, everyone agrees would be pillars of selfless service to the country, do not win elections

Lugbe has highest HIV prevalence in Abuja — NACA

Abuja ranks number eight in states with the highest HIV prevalence in Nigeria.

Federal Fire Service

Jonathan appoints new Fire Service Controller-General

The new man takes over from Ademola Jolaoso who served in acting capacity for four months.

Nigerians voluntarily surrendering illegal arms – Police

The police said those in possession of firearms, illegally, will be punished.


Lagos to close Western Avenue, Masha for APC primaries

The APC will hold its primaries at the state-owned Teslim Balogun Stadium.

Nigeria working hard to improve security in Northeast ahead of 2015 elections – Jonathan

Government is enhancing the ability of Nigeria’s Armed Forces and security agencies to deal decisively with terrorists and insurgents.