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Jos streets deserted as residents observe curfew

The day after Plateau was attacked and a curfew imposed, Jos, the capital city is deserted.

Jonathan orders security agencies to find Senator Dantong's killers

The president says everything possible will be done to apprehend the lawmaker's killers

34 Nigerian police officers get UN award in South Sudan

The officers were deployed to the UN Mission In South Sudan (UNMISS) as advisers, mentors and capacity builders

Plateau State Government imposes curfew on 4 LGAs

The violence in Plateau State has led the state government to impose a curfew with

LAGOSIANS TAKE NOTE: Third Mainland Bridge repairs and routes

What Lagos drivers should know about using the Third Mainland Bridge while it under repairs

I'm being persecuted like Jesus, says Gbenga Daniel

The former governor of Ogun State says that he is being 'persecuted' for daring "to correct the wrong in the society".

UPDATED: Senator Gyang Dantong, health committee chair, dies in Plateau

There are conflicting report of how the lawmaker died

Pension Scam: How the Senate betrayed Nigerians

The Nigerian Senate indicts a task team that unearthed a multi-billion fraud in pension administration but protects the perpetrators, the International Centre for Investigative Reporting reports

PHOTOS: The Plateau attacks that left over 20 dead

It was sorrow, tears and blood in some Plateau villages today. We bring you pictures of that destruction that the attacks on some villages in Plateau State left behind

Pacelli School for the Blind celebrates 50th anniversary

Ex-students, current students, and supporters of the school which caters for the visually impaired take celebration to Lagos streets

Fresh attacks claim over 20 lives in Plateau

20 people have been killed in what many think is a revenge attack by Fulani herdsmen

200 of Nigeria's 774 LGAs at risk of polio, official says

15 of the 20 LGAs in Bauchi also face the risk of polio infestation

Third Mainland Bridge repairs to gulp N1bn

The repairs, which involves the removal and replacement of 8 Nos of defective expansion joints, is expected to be completed in November

Nigerian-American consortium, BFIG, wins 8-year legal battle to recover ALSCON from Russian firm, UC Rusal

Nigeria's Supreme Court reinstates Nigerian-American consortium as valid preferred bidder for ALSCON

Exam malpractice has a N25b annual street value — Orientation agency boss

The orientation agency boss says 12% of Nigerians participate in examinations malpractice in the yearly Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination

Police detonates bomb in Jos

The police says the anti-bomb squad of the command detonated the bombs with no damages

Supreme Court sacks UC Rusal from ALSCON, declares BFIG valid bidder

The Supreme Court says the American group, BFIG, won the bid in 2004 but were illegally disqualified by the BPE

Governors

The Nigeria Governors Forum will partner with the National Bureau of Statistics to manage and generate data

Abuja Chief Judge nominates 2 judges to dispense cases during annual vacation

Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the court seven in the Maitama High Court Complex and Peter Affen of Bwari High Court will hold hearings for urgent cases during the annual vacation of the court

Pastor charged for impregnating teenage church member, procuring illegal abortion

While pretending to carry out spiritual deliverance on two underage girls, 14 and 15 years old, Basil Princewill, a church head, had carnal knowledge of both teenagers.

Nigerian men accused of links to Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

Court papers say the men received funds from the terrorist organisation to recruit members

Kaduna police say no impending crisis in the state

The rumour of an impending mayhem in Kaduna in the early hours of Thursday is false.

Crime control: Police roll out 110,000 GSM lines to officers

Globacom will in the long run provide the Nigeria Police with at least 1m contract phones

National University Commission, NUC

Dons commend NUC over suspension of licenses to 7 private universities

The lecturers say the universities commission is right for suspending the operating licences of seven private universities

Cross River to establish Environment Court

The Cross River state government says an environmental court will help keep the capital city, Calabar, clean