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Hilary Clinton to visit Nigeria

Human Rights Watch sets agenda for Clinton ahead of her visit to Nigeria

International advocacy group urges the US secretary of state to raise tough issues during her Thursday visit to Nigeria

Bayelsa to roll out own flag, coat of arms, anthem

Months after Osun anthem crisis, Bayelsa plans own flag, anthem, coat of arms

Lagos ready to release bodies of DANA crash victims to relatives

The results of the DNA tests are ready and relatives can now bury their dead after over two months of agonising wait

Three-day funeral begins for Ghana’s late leader

Ghanaian president who dies last month will be buried on Friday

Governors suspend debate on constitution amendment

Governors say they will only resume debate on constitution review after Muslims return from lesser hajj

Boko Haram: Army graduates 439 counter terrorists personnel 

The Nigerian army has trained some personnel in counter terrorism and counter insurgency

Building collapses in Abuja, killing 3, injuring 9

UPDATE: NEMA spokesperson, Yushau Shuaibu, said the death toll in the building incident has risen to 3. He said rescuers were still at the scene rummaging through the rubbles to see if there are other trapped victims.   A building has just collapsed in Dutse Alhaji, an Abuja suburb, killing two people and injuring nine others. Although […]

Libya deports 111 Nigerians for immigration reasons

The emergency agency says that 61 Nigerians remain in Libya and have refused to return home

More oil subsidy suspected thieves to be arraigned soon, says EFCC

More batches of suspected offenders are to be brought before the courts by September, the commission says

Aba stinks, residents fume, blast state government

Residents in the Abia State capital say the government is unable to perform the task of providing a working rubbish disposal process

Governor Idris Wada of Kogi

Kogi Governor visits Church, victims of Okene attack

The Kogi state governor has paid a condolence visit to the survivors of Monday’s church attack

Ogun ACN chieftain dies of cardiac arrest

The politician suddenly took ill and died on the way to hospital

Gbenga Daniel’s wife, others to face criminal charges

The Ogun State Truth Commission has indicted several persons who worked closely with the immediate past governor of the state, Gbenga Daniel

More troubles for Jimoh Ibrahim as Newswatch is suspended

While staff complain, Mr. Ibrahim, who is being prosecuted for tax evasion and forgery, says he is resting the weekly magazine in order to reposition it.

More troubles for Jimoh Ibrahim, as Newswatch is suspended

While staff complain, Mr. Ibrahim, who is being prosecuted for tax evasion and forgery, says he is resting the weekly magazine in order to reposition it.

Gunmen kill two soldiers in Okene, Kogi state

Tension continues to rise in Kogi state

Aba stinks, residents fume

Residents in the Abia State capital say the government is unable to perform the task of providing a working rubbish disposal process

Boko Haram: Army graduates 439 counter terrorist personnel

The Nigerian army has trained some personnel in counter terrorism and counter insurgency

Kogi Governor visits Church, victims of Okene attack

The Kogi state governor has paid a condolence visit to the survivors of Monday

Libya deports 111 Nigerians for immigration reasons

The emergency agency says that 61 Nigerians remain in Libya and have refused to return home

My wife regularly slaps me, husband tells court

He says, "In fact, when I could not pay our child

Muhammed Jameel Yusha'u

The international community and the terror against Rohingya Muslims, By Muhammad Jameel Yusha

The United Nations Human Rights chief Navi Pillay has called for an investigation, but I wondered whether she shouted loud enough for her boss, the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, to take note

Death toll rises in Okene massacre

Further details emerge of the horrific church attack

Gunmen kill 16 worshippers in attack on church in Kogi

The Deeper Life Church in Okene was hit by unknown gunmen, who killed 16 worshippers

Ogun Assembly to pass law on cattle grazing

The law is expected to help curtail regular loss of lives and property in clashes between communities and Fulani herdsmen