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Senate orders British Airways, Virgin Atlantic probe

Nigerian senates orders a probe of Virgin Atlantic and British Airways

Senate to investigate discrepancies in international air fares

The Nigerian senate is determined to force foreign airlines to implement a cut in their flight charges

Court orders Nollywood actor to pay N600,000 arrears of rent in 14 days

Nollywood actor, Fred Amata, in house rent mess

New House committee to shelve Hembe

New house committee says it will put aside every information collated by the previous committee now riddled with bribery allegations

Pakistan wants closer ties with Nigeria

Pakistan pushes for stronger relations with Nigeria

Obasi pens three year deal with Schalke

Nigerian International, Edu Obasi, joins his dream club

100m Nigerians risk elephantiasis infection, says Health Minister

The health minister says that Nigeria is ranked the third highest in the prevalence of lymphatic filariasis after India and Indonesia

World leaders agree on measures to monitor nuclear materials

The Nuclear Summit in Seoul came to an end on Tuesday

400 LASTMA officials dismissed in two years

Lagos state government says it has dismissed at least 400 LASTMA officials in the past two years over offences including bribery and extortion

Reps threaten Jonathan over excessive borrowing

The lawmakers threaten to

Nigeria Senate reads Riot Act to Mali coup plotters, weighs military action

The lawmakers say the coup plotters must quit or face sanction

Firemen suspect sabotage in Alibert Abuja fire

Experts say that the popular furniture house did not take preventive measures to stall the spread of fire

CSO raises alarm over police reform committee

The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria sets up its committee on police reform to compliment the efforts of the government panel on police reform

Atuche bought shares for 18 of his companies with Bank PHB’s money, says EFCC

The EFCC says that former bank chief, Francis Atuche, spent billions of the bank

Jonathan assures global community of Nigeria

President Jonathan tells the international community that Nigeria will ensure international regulatory compliance on all nuclear programmes

Months after sack, Farida Waziri keeps official cars, house

The former EFCC boss is reluctant to give up the perks of office

World Team Table Tennis Championships: Mixed fortunes for Nigeria

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Bomb scare in American embassy in Abuja

A loud noise close to the U.S embassy thought to be a an explosion caused an upheaval

NDLEA made 8,639 arrests with 195, 283.9kg seizures in 2011, says Chairman

The NDLEA says it recorded the highest seizures from the South-West and South-South zones in the country

Halliburton bribery: Judge strikes out suit for want of diligent prosecution

An Abuja High Court has struck out the EFCC

19 months after 50 perished, coroner's verdict on Lagos accident involving Dangote's truck yet to be released

There have been accusations and counter accusations as to the actual cause of the incident, one of the worst carnages ever on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

BREAKING NEWS: Abuja's most popular furniture house, Alibert, on fire

Fire engulfs popular furniture house in Abuja

Shooting Stars fires Coach Festus Allen

The scorecard for coach Allen shows that he was able to win just 4 matches out of 15 games, he drew 5 and lost 6 games.

NFF disciplinary Committee wields axe on offenders

The teams and their officials are paying heavily for the unruly behaviour of their fans

Saraki’s boys win NNPC/Shell Cup

Former Super Eagles star, Jonathan Akpoborie, described the match as the best he has watched in Nigeria in a long time