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10 feared dead in Bauchi Catholic church attack

A bomb blast has been reported in Bauchi

Criticism trails Rick Ross’ Nigerian video

Nigerian award winning musician disapproves of the Lagos depicting video by the American singer.

Adeola Fayehun

Keeping It Real With Adeola Fayehun (Episode 42): Jonathan’s 155-page scorecard & other issues

For those who do not believe in the many achievements of  President Goodluck Jonathan, this week on Keeping it Real, Adeola Fayehun takes you through the 155 pages of his recently released progress report. She also discusses why Nigeria is borrowing a billion dollars from China. Also, find out what happens when a father of […]

Babangida Aliyu

17, 550 secondary school students fail promotion examination in Niger state

The Niger State Commissioner for Education, Susan Gana, has said that 17, 550 senior secondary school students in the state have failed their 2011/2012 promotion examination. Mrs Gana said at a press briefing in Minna on Saturday that those affected had been demoted. She said that 57, 510 students were registered for the promotion examination out of which 39, […]

24 hour curfew imposed on Damaturu as JTF arrests 25 ‘terrorists’

The JTF say they will advise the government on when to relax the curfew

Lokoja floods: Thousands of motorists stranded on Abuja-Lokoja road

Some of the travelers have been stranded in Lokoja for two days.

Arik Air to resume flight

Aviation officials and Arik Air apologise to passengers as airline agrees to resume operations.

Adamawa confirms four killed in midnight raid

The state government said it will set up a panel to investigate the attack.

Jubril Aminu rejects State Police, says Nigerian leaders are intolerant

The former Senator believes selfish politicians contribute to Nigeria’s disunity, and make implementation of State Police impossible.

Former police boss, Sunday Ehindero, remanded in Kuje prison

The former police chief is yet to meet his bail conditions

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CBN Governor, Lamido Sanusi, eats humble pie, backs down on N5000 note

Mr. Sanusi says the N5000 note remains suspended until a fresh presidential directive

Ogun to renovate site of October 2005 Bellview plane crash

The Lisa Memorial Arcade can rake in huge revenues for Ogun State, commissioner said.

Aviation unions call off action against Arik

The FAAN boss said the workers had agreed to stop their actions against Arik.

Violent protests against anti-Islam film kills 15 in Pakistan

The anti-Islamic film has continued to generate a row between the USA and Muslims the world over.

Arik Air

Aviation unions call off action against Arik

The FAAN boss said the workers had agreed to stop their actions against Arik.

Flood kills 13 persons, destroys 36,000 houses in Jigawa

The past months in Nigeria have witnessed floods that have caused great pains across the country.

Julius Malema Member of South African Parliament Photo: Aljazeera

South Africa issues arrest warrant for youth leader Malema

Julius Malema, who has played a key role in the mine unrest in South Africa has been accused of corruption.

Abuja court rules former police boss, Ehindero, ‘must’ face corruption trial

Former Inspector General of Police, Sunday Ehindero for allegedly embezzling money meant for the police force.

Federal Health workers ground activities in Lagos hospitals

The patients are the usual victims of the war between health workers and the government.

Mamman Ali and Mahmud Tukur

Government lied on subsidy payments , indicted oil marketers claim

First batch of subsidy trial suspects deny collecting money from government.

Corruption, poor governance destroy University of Abuja -FG panel

The University of Abuja is a mockery of the university system, a panel set up to investigate the activities of the school says.

Doctors performing surgery on a patient

Nigerian researchers seek cure for HIV

The Institute of Human Virology seeks to create a vaccine against HIV.

Fuel scarcity spreads nationwide

Fuel scarcity hits Kano, pump-price raised

The scarcity of petroleum product across the country bites citizens hard.

Nigeria won’t develop by relying on Natural resources- UK Parliament

A UK parliamentary report states that the Nigerian government has failed to invest in its people.

Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

UPDATED: 2013 budget ready in October- Finance Minister

Nigeria’s 2013 budget will be made available to Nigerians by October, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said.