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Jos crisis: Rocket Propelled Grenades join the ammo

Within 24 hours, two Rocket Propelled Grenades , exploded in Jos.

Premium Times reporter nominated for the Future Awards 2012 Young Person of the Year

Future Awards says PREMIUM TIMES staff, Idris Akinbajo, has set the pace in investigative journalism in Nigeria

Recall sacked LG officials now, AGF tells Okorocha

Mohammed Adoke, the Attorney General of the Federation, has called on the Imo State Governor to reinstate the sacked Local Government chairmen and councillors

Only one in 10 Lagos drivers have valid driver's licence

A large number of Nigerian drivers drive without having received formal driving education.

Only one in ten Lagos drivers have valid driver's licence

A large number of Nigerian drivers drive without having received formal driving education.

New AU Commission chair says ready to set new agenda for Africa

The newly elected chairperson of the African Union commission intends to set up a new agenda that would drive the developmental programme of the continent

Governors Forum congratulates Oshiomhole

The Governors forum advises Mr. Oshiomhole to put behind him the acrimony and bitterness that characterised the Edo governorship election

STF confirms one dead in attack on Islamic school in Jos

A seven year old boy was killed in today

PHOTOS: N32.8 billion pension scam: Some exotic properties owned by Suspect Veronica Onyegbula

The EFCC says Mrs Onyegbula and her accomplices have enriched themselves with funds stolen from police pension

Court orders EFCC to seize 45 properties; fat bank accounts owned by suspected pension thieves

Fifteen of the 45 properties which were ordered forfeited on interim basis, belongs to Mr. Dangabar, 11 to Mrs. Onyegbula, six to Mr. Wada, five belongs to Mr. Kigo and four each to Mr. Yusuf and Mr. Zira.

Attah Igala, Aliyu Obaje dies at 102

The late monarch was installed on Nov. 2, 1956 as the 26th Attah Igala and was on the throne for 56 years.

Presidency disowns fake Petroleum Industry Bill in circulation

Reuben Abati says the purported PIB already published on some websites is fake.

Senate committee advises UNILAG to include cost of name change in budget

The Senate Committee on Education hints that it considering the bill to rename the University of Lagos to Moshood Abiola University

AU election: Nigerian emerges AU Commissioner for Political Affairs

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SERAP seeks court order to release documents on Jonathan

An advocacy group wants to compel the Code of Conduct Bureau to release President Jonathan

I went astray in PDP, says Amosun

Governor Amosun urges Ogun communities to vote only candidates running for office on ACN

Jonathan reconstitutes NNPC Board of Directors

President Jonathan says he has reconstituted the NNPC board to improve the industry

Boy, 15, docked for allegedly raping a 3-year-old- girl

A 15 year old boy allegedly raped a three year old girl in the Federal Capital Territory

Death toll rises to 124 in Rivers tanker disaster

The death toll from the petrol tanker accident in Rivers State on Thursday has risen to 124.

Two killed in Bayelsa attack

Two men have been assassinated in Yenogoa, Bayelsa State

Police recover 46 explosive devices from residential building in Kogi

In Okene, Kogi State, the police recovered explosive devices

Sporadic gunshots scare Damaturu residents

Residents say the JTF fired sporadically into the air as they approached a building believed to be occupied by Boko Haram members

Flood sweeps away 20 houses in Cross River

A landslide has occurred in Cross River State after four days of rain

EXCLUSIVE: FG, Board members ground Nigeria's human rights commission

While human rights abuses escalate by the day, our country's human rights board, appointed in December 2011, has remained powerless and comatose

Defence headquarters orders Fulani out of troubled villages, as military action looms

The Fulani in troubled villages that will be the target of the military operation say they won't move an inch from the communities