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Ogun journalist, Peter Okodua, dies at 58

He died from complications due to stroke.

Update: Abuja Conoil fire: NNPC allay fears about safety of its building

Explosion fuelled speculations about possible attack.

PDP negotiates with Kwakwanso, Amaechi, other aggrieved governors – Metuh

The five aggrieved governors have joined the APC.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian government re-opens Abuja airport

The government shut the airport since morning.

Nigeria loses N50 billion annually to fire, says minister

The fifth National Council on Fire was held in Abeokuta.

Ukraine police give protesters deadline, ministers urge calm

 About 3,000 demonstrators, evoking memories of the 2004-5 “Orange Revolution”, have set up an encampment at the Independence Square.

Malaria: Nigerian government distributes 57.7 million bed nets in 4 years – Official

The official asked the media to create more awareness about malaria.

Amaechi, Okonjo-Iweala in fresh war of words over Nigeria’s crude oil earnings

 The Rivers governor challenged the minister to respond to Rivers’ enquiry.

Breaking News: Fire fighters put out Abuja Conoil filling station fire

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

Court dismisses residents’ suit against Abuja Minister

The residents did not want Tudun Wada village in Lugbe, Abuja destroyed. 

Lagos, Rivers, Delta lead others in internally generated revenue, IGR

A large part of Lagos revenue is from workers tax.

Governor Yero swears in new Kaduna commissioners

The commissioners asked to disregard ethnic and religious affiliations in discharge of duties.

Why we shut Abuja airport – Minister

A Saudi Arabian plane blocked the runway. The Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, has explained why the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport was shut down on Thursday. In a statement by her Special Assistant of Media, Joe Obi, the minister confirmed that all flights into Abuja have been temporarily suspended till further notice. The minister’s spokesperson said, […]

Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

UPDATE: Arik, Aero cancel all flights from Abuja as airport remains shut

13:34 UPDATE Arik, Aero cancel all flights from Abuja as airport remains shut The two major functional domestic airlines in Nigeria, Aero Contractors and Arik Air, have cancelled all their flights from Abuja airport on Thursday. This is due to the shutdown of the airport by aviation authorities since early Thursday morning. The airlines announced […]

EU gives UNILAG, others 2.2m euros research grant

The money is for a research on dirt.

National Conference: Yoruba leaders seek Jonathan’s active involvement

A three-member committee was formed to harmonise the Yoruba agenda.

Jonathan’s approval rating falls in South South

 The rating for power was the worst in 11 months.

APC warns PDP, Presidency against removing Kwankwaso, Amaechi, others from office

Says it has irrefutable evidence on the plot to remove five PDP governors who recently join it.

Senate approves $200 million loan for Lagos

The loan is to help the Lagos government complete some projects.

ASUU members, others eulogise Festus Iyayi at UNIBEN, UI

Festus Iyayi was a former ASUU President.

Maiduguri residents express joy over return of GSM services

GSM services were shut in Borno for over seven months.

Don’t let declaration of Boko Haram as terrorists affect Nigerians travelling to U.S., Sambo tells American delegation

The U.S. delegation was led by an Assistant Secretary of States.