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National Honours: Indicted recipients to lose awards, says Jonathan

National Honours: Indicted recipients to lose award- President Jonathan

Gunmen kill eight in Bauchi

Some men in a tricycle shot at people playing a game of cards in Bauchi.

Bridge collapse cuts off Dobi community in FCT

The torrential Sunday rains washed away the connecting bridge between the small community and the University town.

New Methodist Chapel to be built in birth place of Christianity in Nigeria

The 170 year old church says it will build a cathedral at a site in Badagry “where Christianity was first preached in Nigeria.”

Lawmakers plot against Sanusi’s N5000 note

Members of the National stand headstrong against the CBN’s currency reform.

NDLEA arrests palm wine tapper, wife over Indian hemp farm in Osogbo

The suspect said he ventured into the more profitable trade to raise funds for his father’s burial.

Hippopotamuses may attack Adamawa community, expert warns

The ministry of environment says that residents should play local drums to drive the hippos away.

Students plan Independence Day protest

“We don’t know what they are teaching us in school,” the student leader said.

Stakeholders divided on planned introduction of Chinese language

Members of the public have expressed different opinions on the plan to introduce Chinese language in public schools.

Government fails to ‘diligently’ prosecute alleged gunrunner linked to VP Sambo

The Nigerian Army and the State Security Service apparently lost the zeal to prosecute the accused persons.

No staff audit, no minimum wage, Fayemi tells striking Ekiti council workers

Governor Fayemi calls the bluff of striking workers in Ekiti State.

Abuja passengers lament Jabi Motor Park filth

Users say Abuja’s largest bus and taxi terminal has been abandoned by the government since the upper class barely makes use of it.

Hajj Commission to commence airlift of pilgrims, September 19

Over 500 persons will be airlifted to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday September 19.

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ATMs to dispense coins- CBN

The CBN says the proposal to introduce the coins dispensing ATMs is in line with its cashless policy.

Update: Boko Haram leader killed, others arrested, says security agents

Security operatives carried out a successful raid against the sect’s leaders in Kano.

President Jonathan says he’s performed well, releases scorecard

President Jonathan says he’s recorded giant steps in the drive to make Nigeria a better place for all.

Fuel scarcity spreads nationwide

NNPC explains fuel scarcity in Lagos

The corporation blames the fuel scarcity in Lagos on distribution challenges and the vandalised Arepo pipelines

Flood displaces 11,500 people in Kano, Jigawa – NEMA

Over 10 thousand of the victims were displaced in Kano.

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President Jonathan blocks governors from visiting First Lady in German hospital

Under strict instruction from President Goodluck Jonathan, the Nigerian ambassador to Germany, Abdu Abubakar, made sure a delegation of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, which recently visited Germany, had no access to First Lady Patience, who is currently on admission in a hospital in the country. The governors, who had visited Germany to deepen their knowledge […]

Jonathan under fire over N1m Falconet gift

Athletes complain that President Goodluck Jonathan is biased towards football.

Demolition: Ogun assures property owners adequate compensation

The government officials said the project was to the benefit of the residents.

ECOWAS to deploy peacekeeping mission to Mali ‪‬‪

The ECOWAS committee called for immediate sensitisation and education of the people and the military on the objectives of the mission.

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EFCC investigates five judges for corruption

The EFCC has launched a probe into the financial dealings of five judges believed to be corrupt

PDP governors shun Bamanga Tukur’s book launch

Only three of PDP’s 23 governors attended the PDP chairman’s book launch, indicating a deep-seated infighting within the ruling party

Jonathan gives national awards, cash to 2012 Paralympics gold medalists

President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday in Abuja rewarded members of the Nigerian team to the 2012 Paralympics Games and the national under-20 women football team. At a reception held for both teams at the State House Banquet Hall, Mr. Jonathan announced the conferment of the Member of the Order of Niger (MON) on six 2012 […]