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Nigerian Government rolls out centenary lottery

 Mr. Anyim said the lottery was initiated as a means for Nigerians to benefit from the centenary celebration.

Ombatse killings: Commission of Inquiry indicts Senator Ewuga, Rep, others; seeks prosecution

The Commission of Inquiry blamed the state government for not proscribing the Ombatse militia.

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Yobe school killings: APC insists Jonathan must visit Yobe

“The father of the nation has been practically dancing on the graves of those innocent souls”, APC says.

Kidnapped Jonathan’s uncle, Nitabai, not dead or freed, police say

President Jonathan’s visit to Otuoke did not free his uncle.

Alamieyeseigha’s loot: We are not aware of any suit by Bayelsa Government – EFCC

The EFCC says stories on Bayelsa dragging it to court is a cheap blackmail.

People living with HIV/AIDS protest non-supply of anti-retroviral drugs in Benue

The Benue State government was recently accused of distributing expired anti-retrovirals.

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Two men docked for alleged abduction, rape of teenage girl

The suspects pleaded not guilty.

Stop violating rule on campaigns, Jega warns PDP, APC, others

The INEC Chairman said rallies by political parties were proper.

Nigerian Government seeks secret trial of 3 Boko Haram suspects

The counsel to the three suspects opposed the application.

Abuja residents groan as petrol scarcity bites harder

The NNPC said it had increased petrol allocation to Abuja.

30 killed in Oyo road accidents in February – FRSC

The crashes involved five private and 27 commercial vehicles. The Oyo State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said on Monday that 30 persons died in 20 road accidents in the state in February. The Commander, Godwin Ogagaoghene, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Ibadan. Mr. […]

Alleged N25.7 BankPHB fraud: Court dismisses Atuche’s application to stay proceedings

Mr. Atuche is being prosecuted, alongside his wife, for stealing funds belonging to the defunct BankPHB. An Ikeja High Court on Monday dismissed an application by a former Managing Director of Bank PHB, Francis Atuche, asking the court to stay further proceedings of his trial. Justice Lateefat Okunnu in her ruling held that Section 273 […]

Group asks EFCC to produce investigation report of alleged graft at Nigeria Communications Commission

The CSNAC had written a petition to the EFCC last year.

Minister rules out review of Nigeria’s foreign policy

Mr. Wali told the heads of foreign missions in the country that he intends to strengthen existing relationships.

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Striking Abuja National Hospital workers to resume Tuesday – Official

The unions decided to give room for further dialogue on the contentious issues.

Pistorius vomits in court on hearing autopsy details

Oscar Pistorius murdered his girlfriend.

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Jonathan performs groundbreaking ceremony of 2nd Niger Bridge

The president said the project will cost N117 billion.

Group demands investigation of self-confessed Boko Haram member at TB Joshua’s church

A man confessed to be a member of Boko Haram at the Synagogue church on Sunday.

Investigators find no clue in search for missing Malaysia jet

Some nine countries are participating in the search for the missing Malaysian jet.

Femi Fani-Kayode

Alleged money laundering: Absence of documents halts Fani-Kayode’s trial

The court refused a plea to give a prolonged adjournment.

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Court fixes March 10 for hearing on INEC’s refusal to register DPC

DPC says it has satisfied all requirements for registration.

National Conference: OPC defends planned spendings, says Nigeria will benefit

The OPC leader commended the federal government for the selection of delegates.

Sheikh Bilal Philips attacks Boko Haram, says its ideology forbidden in Islam

Bilal Phillips says the group is itself “haram”

Former council chairmen disown nominees to National Conference

The former council chairmen say their list of representatives, submitted to the SGF, was manipulated.

Abia Gov. Orji emerges chairman of South-East govs forum

 Mr. Orji promised to do his best to project issues concerning the zone.