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We will force filling stations to sell at approved pump prices – DPR

DPR to force petrol stations to sell products at N97 per litre

Gunmen kill police corporal in Mubi

A police officer who was returning from his duties was shot down early Tuesday morning in Adamawa

Petroleum Minister sets up special committee on PIB passage

Petroleum sets up a new committee for the passage of the Petroleum Industrial Bill

Niger sets up Committee to assess damages

Niger State governor sets up a committee to assess damages incurred during the fuel subsidy removal protests in the state

Tunde Bakare’s group to sue FG over subsidy funds, military deployment

The Save Nigeria Group, the prominent activist group spearheading the Lagos protests against the cut in fuel subsidy, has concluded plans to sue the federal government over the disbursement of subsidy funds.

Madalla Bombing mastermind escapes custody

Alleged mastermind of the Christmas day bombings escapes police custody

Monday night killings by Boko Haram in Borno, Yobe

Islamist sect carries out fresh killings on Monday night

Strike suspension: Tourism operators count losses

Hoteliers and travel agencies bemoan the loss incurred as a result of the recently suspended nationwide organized labour strike.

EFCC raids PPPRA office over fraud in subsidy payments

The EFCC begins investigation into the monumental fraud in the NNPC and the PPRA

Kano Labour vows to continue strike, protests

The labour leaders in the North-western state said the struggle would only end when government reverts petrol price to N65 per litre

Nigerians disappointed as Labour chickens out, calling off strike

Millions of Nigerians were heartbroken today as organised labour abandoned them midway into the battle to get government to restore petrol subsidy

Jonathan under fire for flooding Nigeria with soldiers to quell protests

The president comes under severe condemnation for unleashing soldiers on peaceful protesters across the country

Jonathan blames politicians for Nigeria's woes

President Jonathan says politicians should be blamed for the nation's woes

Soldiers take over Lagos roads

The federal government deploys scores of military personnel in the streets of Lagos to prevent peaceful protests

JAF, labour's civil society partner, disowns NLC, TUC, says mass action continues

The movement says the decision to call off the strike was a betrayal of trust.

National Industrial court ask FG, Labour to settle out of court

The National Industrial court which had earlier ordered the labour unions not to embark on protests asks the federal government to settle their differences with the unions out of court
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Kano protesters defy security threat, resumes protests rally

Protesters in Kano wants President Jonathan to stand down

EFCC to probe corruption in subsidy management

Following almost two weeks of protests against the removal of subsidy on fuel as well as the perceived corruption in the oil sector, the petroleum minister orders a probe

President Jonathan sends troops after protesters, journalists

As opposition to government's policy withdrawing subsidy on petrol increases, President Jonathan unleashed soldiers and the police on protesters and journalists.

Soldiers brutalise El-Rufai in Abuja

Reports say the former minister was attacked by armed soldiers who tried to seize his phones

Fashola asks President Jonathan to withdraw soldiers from Lagos streets

The president said Lagos protesters were peaceful and had broken no law

Labour calls off strike after government blackmail, intimidation

Labour leaders back down on the strike after they were threatened and intimidated by the President

Soldiers all over the place

Premium Times has received reports that government has deployed soldiers and police to venues of protests across the country

Jonathan says petrol to sell for N97 a litre, as NLC suspends street protests

The president ignores labour's position and unilaterally reduces the pump price of petrol

JAF, labour's civil society partner, says strike, mass action continue Monday

Labour's civil society partner says the nationwide protests resume tomorrow