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Fresh Taraba Crisis: Suntai returns, associates claim he’s ready to govern

“He just addressed the press, but the last time he didn’t, which shows that he can take over as the governor.”

Update: Death toll in The Synagogue Church building collapse rises to 39

The uncompleted building collapsed on Friday, and rescue operation has been going on since then.

Sultan of Sokoto named 18th most influential Muslim leader in world

“The Sultan has started many initiatives to counter and reduce the influence of the terrorist group Boko Haram…”

Nigeria 2015: 1.2 million signatories ask Jonathan to run for President – Anyim

“In Benue, we have 103,694; FCT 101,377; Kogi 100,948 and Kwara 101,060.”

Jonathan asks Nigerian soldiers to be 100 per cent loyal

Mr. Jonathan said the Federal Government was committed to the welfare of soldiers.

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Nigeria military aircraft bombing Boko Haram missing

The spokesperson of the Defence Headquarters, Chris Olukolade, a Major General, says the aircraft, with two pilots onboard, went missing on Saturday.

UPDATE: Synagogue Church Tragedy: 17 feared dead, 111 rescued – NEMA

Among those rescued was a child whose age was between 10 and 12 years.

Nigeria to establish Special Forces Brigade to counter Boko Haram 

Mr. Jonathan commended the Commandant of the National Defence Academy, NDA and his team. 

Soyinka attacks Jonathan over Boko Haram, says President shielding sect’s sponsors for politics

The Nobel laureate says Mr. Jonathan knows the CBN official funding the Boko Haram sect.

Jonathan, Obasanjo mourn Adekunle, praise his civil war heroics

Mr. Obasanjo, the late General’s course mate, says Mr. Adekunle  made great contribution during the civil war and that his efforts would be forever remembered.

2015: Buhari’s loyalists rally in Lagos, say he’s best for Nigeria

The road show moved across Lagos in a convoy of vehicles beckoning on people to vote for Buhari come 2015.

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Nigerian military releases pictures of Konduga offensive against Boko Haram

The military says it released the photographs to assure Nigerians the Boko Haram terrorists were being routed.

Synagogue Building collapse

T.B. Joshua links building collapse that killed 17 to strange aircraft

Emergency officials say 17 people died while 161 others were evacuated alive and rushed to hospital.

PDP accuses APC of sponsoring falsehoods against Jonathan, ex-Governor Sheriff

The PDP lambasts the opposition party for sponsoring fabrications

Nigerian Civil War Hero, General  Benjamin Adekunle, is dead

General Adekunle, popularly known as Black Scorpion, died Saturday morning in Lagos, his wife, Folake, is quoted as saying.

Ebola: No reason for schools not to reopen — Health Minister

The Minister said school children will be taught about Ebola.

Confusion as VIP seating collapses at Pro-Jonathan rally; several injured

TAN has been staging rallies across the country in support of Mr. Jonathan’s reelection bid despite the president urging groups to desist from convening large gatherings to curtail the spread of Ebola.

Ijaw youth council tackles Jega

The group says giving more polling units to the north is a political coup, and demands Mr.

Synagogue Church chased us away as we tried to rescue victims trapped in collapsed building — NEMA

Officials of the National Emergency management Agency, NEMA, were prevented from rescuing more victims of the collapsed Synagogue of Nations Church’s Guest House, which collapsed Friday afternoon. The spokesperson of the agency, Ibrahim Familoye, stated this in a telephone interview with PREMIUM TIMES on Friday night. The building, which was initially a two-storey complex, was […]

Nigerian military kills over 100 terrorists in Borno village, Konduga

The military had on Thursday deployed over 400 soldiers to the area

3 killed, 20 injured as T.B. Joshua’s church house collapses

The Synagogue Church is a popular worship centre in Nigeria, attracting thousands of people, mostly those seeking miracles and spiritual healing, from around the world.

EXCLUSIVE: Secret Intelligence Report links ex-Governor Sheriff, Chad President to Boko Haram sponsorship

Nigerian defence and intelligence community suggests that Mr. Sheriff did not create Boko Haram but was actively using the “monster” and could be sponsoring the sect as a way of protecting himself.

Emir of Kano, Sanusi, wants divorce severely punished

The Emir lamented that women are disadvantaged.

Emir of Kano wants divorce severely punished

The Emir lamented that women are disadvantaged.

NHIS reaccredits 39 Health Maintenance Organizations

One of the cardinal responsibilities of the NHIS is the maintenance of the highest standards with regards to quality of care.