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Plateau Assembly demands details on Jang's N12 bn loan deal

Plateau legislators insist for details of Governor Jang

JTF not aware of attack on AGIP facility, says Spokesman

JTF claims ignorance of MEND

Jonathan threatens to sack heads of MDAs for distorting 2012 budget

President Jonathan says he will sack some heads of government agencies for trying to distort the 2012 budget

Orientation Agency advocates second stanza of national anthem as prayer in public places

The National Orientation Agency pushes for the adoption of the national anthem as prayers in public functions

Federal Fire Service

Fire Service to introduce 3 digit telephone number for emergencies

Fire Service says the new emergency number will soon be activated

NAPTIP rescues 135 victims of human trafficking in Cross River

NAPTIP says most trafficking victims are from Ikom and Yala in Cross River State

Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari to contest again in 2015

Muhammadu Buhari says he will not quit politics until the system is sanitised

Lagos asks Federal Government to lead fight against climate change

The state also wants an increased synergy in climate change policies, strategies, and responsible institutions among various levels of governance

Nigeria

Access to justice in most of our courts is directly proportional to the degree of power and resources under your control or control of someone you know

Children selling on Abuja-Jos highway, Nigeria.

The Street Kids of Jos Road

Kids from poor homes in Nigeria often assume street life to support themselves and sometimes, their families, through life. Along Jos-Abuja highway, these kids stake their futures.

Okonjo-Iweala blasts governors for depleting Nigeria's huge savings

The depletion of the account has made the Nigerian economy susceptible to collapse

Ikhana calls 53 to Super Falcons

Super Falcons coach, Kadiri Ikhanam, prepares his team

Pakistan can aid Nigeria

Pakistani security policy students visit Nigeria with a view to helping resolve the country's security crisis

Jonathan vows to end culture of favouritism

President Jonathan formally hands over cheques to beneficiaries of the youth entrepreneurial programme, YouWin

Jonathan can't crush us, Boko Haram boasts in new video

The extremist sect says the President lacked the capacity to clamp down it

National Assembly scrambles to deny new bribery allegation

A suspect, Esai Dangabar, spart of the money were shared among government officials and two committees of the National Assembly overseeing pensions.

Police plot arrest of Chidi Odinkalu, Nigeria's human rights chief

Mr. Odinkalu is in trouble for accusing the police of extra-judicial killings

Traders in Lagos complain of shortage of PoS terminals

Traders in Lagos say there are not enough PoS terminals to meet the new CBN cashless policy

Adamawa: Water scarcity hits Yola, as residents cry for help

Residents of Yola say the state water system has not supplied them water in over two years

Kano earmarks N2 million in dowry for 100 divorcees, widows

Kano State says it plans to curb prostitution by paying the dowry for widows and divorcees in the state

Former Western Region administrator dies at 96

Mr. Majekodunmi died at the St. Nicholas Hospital. where he was chairman.

Lagos govt locks doctors out of own secretariat as they begin warning strike

No reason was given by state authorities for the decision to bar the doctors from holding their meeting.

Police arrest suspected child, husband abuser

Mr. Onyenagecha says his wife turned herself in on her own, but refuses to disclose the police station where she is being detained.

Despite mounting poverty, government claims Nigerians

The claim is in sharp contrast with the realities on the ground

Best of West African investigative journalists gather in Senegal

The theme of the conference is ICT for better investigative Journalism