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Patience Jonathan diagnosed with ruptured appendicitis

Nigeria’s first lady is being treated for ruptured appendicitis in Germany.

Fuel scarcity spreads nationwide

Fuel scarcity spreads nationwide, as long queues resurface

Motorists and commuters alike are presently groaning under the harsh condition occasioned by the artificial scarcity of fuel spreading across the states. Investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondents showed long queues in most fuel stations while some other shut their outlets against motorists. The petrol scarcity, especially in most state capitals, has given rise to […]

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My wife is diabolical, man tells court

Ambali Jimoh of Yidi Road, Ilorin, on Tuesday, approached an Ilorin Area Court for divorce on the ground that his wife, Wosilat Ambali, was allegedly “diabolical”. The 42-year-old husband said that his wife was fond of visiting herbalists seeking for spiritual powers. “My wife believes so much in fetishism and found solace in visiting herbalists for […]

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Senate moves against Jonathan on Bakassi

The Nigerian Senate has a varying stand from the Federal Government as regards the ceding of Bakassi Peninsula.

Ex- CBN governor was a dependable Nigerian – Orji Kalu

The former governor said Ola Vincent put in place policies that stabilized Nigeria’s economy

Lufthansa cancels 300 flights as passengers hit by strikes

Cabin crew of International Flyer, Lufthansa, have grounded the airline’s activities.

Ogun denies plans to secure N100 billion loan

Ogun State says it is unfit to seek for or secure loans at present

Paralympics: Nigeria wins another gold

This Paralympics games might be Nigeria’s best outing since its debut in Barcelona 1992.

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Abuja residents face fuel scarcity again

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory are caught in another fuel supply crisis.

FCTA sets up anti-corruption unit

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has inaugurated an anti-corruption and transparency unit.

‘New notes’ bribery scandal, EFCC invites NGO

The EFCC is asking questions about bribe payments allegedly made to top CBN officials”

Electronic voting possible in 2015, if… – Jega

The INEC chair says that a constitutional amendment can ensure that voters can vote electronically in 2015.

Lagos police arrest 126 traffic offenders

More crime suspects were arrested in Lagos in July compared to June

Tribunal dismisses CPC petition

Election Tribunal dismisses petition against the re-election of Kebbi state governor, Saidu Dakingari

Kidnapped Bayelsa traditional ruler released

The kidnapped Paramount ruler of Okordia clan in Yenagoa Local Government Area off Bayelsa,  Richard Seiba, was set free by his captors on Tuesday  after nine days in captivity. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that Mr. Seiba, who  was kidnapped on Saturday from his palace, was found on Tuesday morning at Amassoma community […]

Police building faces collapse in Ogun

Police officers declined to comment on a potential disaster.

Four living tigers, hundreds of pangolins seized from Vietnam car

Tiger bones, made into pastes, are used by herbalists in China and Vietnam to cure headaches.

Nigeria leads other African countries in Paralympics

Africa is doing better in the Paralympics

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Fuel scarcity: We have 30 days supply- NNPC

NNPC says consumers have no need to panic as it has enough supply to last for a month

Okada riders used to illustrate the story.

Commercial motorcyclists head to court over new Lagos Traffic Law

Motorcyclists in Lagos say the Lagos state government has no right to prohibit their movement on federal roads Commercial motorcyclists in Lagos under the aegis of All Nigerian Autobike Commercial Owners and Workers Association, Monday, filed a suit challenging the legality of the new Lagos Traffic Law. Joined as defendants in the suit were the Lagos […]

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: USA send out Nigeria

The fine run of Nigeria Women’s U-20 team the Falconets at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Japan was halted Tuesday morning asthe United States team defeated them 2-0 in first semi final match of the tournament. For the ‘Obama girls’,  it was a sweet revenge having been ducked out by Nigeria in the quarter […]

South Africa withdraws miners’ murder charges, temporarily

The tiff between the miners and Lonmin, the world’s third largest platinum producer, continues to draw ire from South Africans

FILE PHOTO: Illegal drugs seized by the NDLEA used to illustrate the story

19 drug suspects arrested at seaports, in 6months

Nigerian drug agency says there has been a reduction in trafficking via seaports

HIV: UNICEF wants more Mother- To-Child transmission prevention centres

UNICEF says that access to ante- natal care is the right of every pregnant woman

Eagles’ defender, Papa Idris, loses brother

After losing his spot in the Super Eagles squad, Papa Idris found he also lost his brother.