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UPDATE: Police confirm 4 killed as suicide bomber targets Kano kerosene buyers

“The suicide bomber and three others have been confirmed dead.”

An Ebola patient being attended to

FACTSHEET: What You Need To Know About Ebola

Transmission to humans and primates is thought to occur through direct contact with the animal host, or through contact or consumption of the meat, bodily fluids or secretions of animals that have become infected by contact with the host.

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)

FRSC backtracks, says no plans to enforce new number plates

Enforcement of the new number plates was deemed illegal and unconstitutional by two federal high courts

Police arrest Civil Defence operative for alleged arms deal

The 33-year-old suspect, who was attached to NSCDC headquarters in Minna, was arrested at Fadikpe area of Chachanga Local Government Area

Moonsighting Controversy: Islamic Group, Ogun Cleric Pass Votes of Confidence on Sultan

MURIC says Sultan Abubakar has good intentions for Nigerian muslims and should be trusted

Osun Election: Controversy trails governorship debate

“Senator Omisore is ever ready to debate with other aspirants to present his vision and mission.”

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

CAN commiserates with Islamic scholar, Zakzaky, for loss of sons

The umbrella of Christians in Nigeria condemned the latest bomb blast in Kano

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”.

Boko Haram abducts wife of Cameroon’s deputy Prime Minister

Militants engaged Cameroonian soldiers for some time, a commander said.

Moonsighting Controversy: Nigeria only country in the world celebrating Eid-El-Fitri today

No other country is known to be celebrating Eid-El-Fitri today, with a leading website saying Nigerian Muslims ended their Ramadan fast based on mistaken claims of sighting the moon

Nigeria would have been in turmoil if Buhari, Bauchi were killed, says Jonathan

Mr. Jonathan expresses sympathy to those who lost their lives in the bomb attack.

Fresh explosion kills 5 in Kano

A female suicide bomber died in a separate incident.

Police avert bomb attack in Kano

The bomb was found in a Peugeot 406 car.

APC wants international inquiry into assassination attempt on Buhari

APC says the Nigerian Government is incapable of carrying out an impartial investigation.

Boko Haram: Nigerian military suspends vehicles, motorcycles from Maiduguri roads

The ban takes effect Sunday (today) as Muslim faithful celebrate the end of Ramadan fast

Don’t be cowed by terrorism, Jonathan tells Nigerians after Ramadan

The president asks Nigerians to be strong despite growing insecurity and bloodshed.

Zaria Procession Killings: Army opens probe, but says soldiers were fired upon

Fiery preacher, Ibrahim El Zakzaky, says 35 people were shot dead by troops.

Controversy in Nigeria over sighting of new moon to mark end of Ramadan

There is confusion galore as two principal officers of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs disagree over whether the new crescent of Shawwal has been sighted

Shiite muslims in Zaria

Zakzaky Speaks: My sons were taken alive, then summarily executed by soldiers

The fiery preacher says soldiers were on instructions to execute his sons.

Marwa’s claim about PDP waiver false – Party Leader

Marwa is an Adamawa Governorship aspirant.