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Katsina blames dearth of doctors on insecurity in the North

Medical doctors have fled Northern Nigerian states because of insecurity

Following last night's explosion, security forces fret at growing terror in Abuja

No group has so far claimed responsibility for this occurence, as was the case with the earlier one that drew varied explanations and accounts from the different security agencies, evidence of some coordination deficit in the system.

Explosion heard in Abuja

Authorities say they cannot give details of the incident yet

Air crash victims turn down Dana Air's 'unsatisfactory' compensation

Displaced Dana crash victims say the compensation by Dana is rather insufficient

I don't own the FaroukLawan01 twitter account, Farouk Lawan

The embattled lawmaker described the twitter account, which has been posting favourable statements credited to him, as an impersonation.

Drama as Otedola refuses to answer lawmakers

Chairman of Zenon Petroleum, Femi Otedola proves stubborn at House of Representative hearing.

PDP shocked at Albishir's death

The PDP mourns the death of Usman Albashir, its former Yobe Governorship candidate, who died from a car crash

Don't post corps members to crisis prone states, House directs NYSC

Members of the House of Representative think it callous to send corps members to crisis prone states

How Obasanjo blocked El-Rufai from emerging president in 2007 – Fani-Kayode

In the last episode of interviews with him, we challenged Femi Fani-Kayode on his complicity in Nigeria's current state. He threw up details of inner dealings in Aso Rock you have never heard before

Decentralise pension administration, Abia NUP Chairman urges government

Pensioners union says that some verification officers demand 50 per cent of their pension funds in bribes to attend to them

Fuel queues reappear in Port Harcourt filling stations

Transportation fare has hiked in the Rivers State capital city due to fuel scarcity

NSCDC raises alarm on existence of fake biometric card syndicate

The civil defence corps says that criminal elements have infiltrated the private guards industry

Club, Hotel owners complain of low patronage due to insecurity

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Subsidy: Integrated Oil, Oando fault technical committee

Oil companies that have been indicted for allegedly receiving illegal subsidy payments insist that government officials signed off on the payments

Families of Dana crash victims reluctant to submit claims forms

Dana Air says that less than half of the crash victims

Fire outbreak in Yola prisons

The incidence grounded activities in the Adamawa State capital

NNPC operates illegal foreign account, says Senate committee

The committee says the account was illegal because it breached the provisions of the constitution which stipulated that all government revenues must be paid directly into the federation account.

26 police recruits charged for forging certificates

The police has slammed charges of

AFN pick 31 athletes for London Olympics

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria says it has set the semi-finals as the minimum target for Nigerian athletes at the Olympics

Rainstorm destroys 40 houses in Kebbi

Rainstorm in Kebbi state has destroyed 40 houses, displacing 200 people

Vice Principal kills Principal in Delta school

The vice-principal confessed that he shot his boss with a locally made pistol

NYSC directs corps members to resume in troubled states

NYSC says that adequate preparations have been made to ensure the safety of the corps members in all the states

Fake presidency air force officer arrested in Ogun

A man who claimed to be President Jonathan

Nine persons slaughtered like cows in Maiduguri

The JTF says the 9 bodies discovered in Maiduguri may be construction workers

Senator Albashir dies in car crash

Usman Albashir, PDP