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Boko Haram: Five insurgents surrender to superior firepower – DHQ

Scores of people have been killed in battles between soldiers and insurgents in the past week.

Lai Mohammed

Nigeria 2015: APC alleges plan to postpone general elections

APC says President Jonathan deliberately let the mayhem in the North-East linger so as to cash in on it and get re-elected.

Nigerian police at a checkpoint used to illustrate the story

Police IG, Suleiman Abba, orders dismantling of all police roadblocks nationwide

The police Inspector General is also insisting on extensive police visibility patrol

Jonathan to meet Obama, Cameron, Ban Ki Moon at UNGA

The General Assembly will hold in New York.

9 arrested for offering fake FIRS jobs, promotion

They promised to facilitate the promotion of some FIRS officials.

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

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

Boko Haram: NEMA asks Nigerian journalists to monitor relief materials’ distribution

“The task is to ensure that the items go only to those affected.”

Nigeria 2015: Jonathan thanks PDP for adopting him presidential candidate

“I also have the right of refusal and I thank the party for giving me the opportunity.”

Lagos 2015: Obanikoro, Agbaje, other PDP leaders support primaries

“Lagos PDP is known for its transparent democratic process and we will not allow that to die,” he said.

Nigerian Businesswoman Named 2014 Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellow

Nigerian female entrepreneur and young leader, Adeshola Komolafe, was Saturday, in the United States of America, named the 2014 Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellow, by the Initiative for Global Development (IGD). In a statement in Seattle, Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, IGD President and CEO, said, “Ms. Komolafe exemplifies the qualities of an Emerging Leaders Fellow” adding […]

Former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi

Youth ‘beheaded’ in Rivers community attack

The palace of Taaba paramount ruler was also destroyed during the attack.

Jonathan visits Synagogue Church, plans meeting with governors on building collapse

The building which serves as Guest House for visitors to the Church, collapsed at about 12.45 pm on Friday, September 12.

Taraba Crisis: State Assembly Raises Committee to Investigate Gov. Suntai’s Health Status

If Mr. Suntai is found to be incapacitated, he stands removed once the report of the medical panel is gazetted.

How I survived “demonic attack” on Synagogue Church after 28 hours in rubble — Survivor

Temitayo described the sound he heard, while he was on the ground floor of the building, just before it collapsed as akin to that made while tearing a curtain.

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.

10 ways to avoid fire outbreak — Fire Service Commander

Stopping fire requires being attentive and more careful

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

Oil workers end strike as PENCOM reverses decision on NNPC pension license

The government promises to address all issues that triggered the strike without delay

‎Synagogue Building: 84 South Africans dead, 17 unaccounted for, 265 survive, South African High Commissioner says

The High Commissioner says 349 South Africans were visiting the church at the time of the tragedy

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

Zaria killings: El-Zakzaky reports Nigerian government to UN Rights Commission

The sect leader was denied visa to attend a special session of the UN body.

PDP congratulates Scotland over decision to stay under United Kingdom

The party says remaining under the United Kingdom is better for Scotland.

World Health Organization commends Nigeria over Ebola

After weeks of fighting the deadly disease, Nigeria celebrates one week as an Ebola free country.

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.

Fuel Scarcity: Jonathan wades in, directs Petroleum Minister to meet oil workers

Oil workers downed tools Monday over the management of their pensions.