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EXCLUSIVE: Senators received bribe in dollars before subsidy removal

The bribes were tucked in envelopes and paid out before the Senate commenced its recess on December 20 last year. Many Senators collected on behalf of their colleagues

Breaking News: Accident claims 10 lives on Yobe highway

A head-on collision in Yobe leaves 10 people dead

NLC wants National Assembly to release report on oil subsidy probe

NLC urges the National Assembly to release the report drawn up after the elaborate public probe into oil subsidy payments

FG says deportation of 125 Nigerians by South Africa contravenes International Health Regulations

Health Minister says that South African government

Adamawa police nab Boko Haram kingpin, recover murdered officers' pistol

A gun belonging to officers killed in Kaduna by the sect was found in the Fulani man's possession

Fake sugar in circulation, NAFDAC warns

Food and Drug agency says that counterfeit sugar brand, St. Louis, is in circulation

EFCC

Witness says anti-graft policy executes sting operation to arrest two junior staff

Stephen Oronsaye, former Head of Service

Federal pension scheme a huge fraud, says Oronsaye, former head of service

A former Head of Service of the Federation, Steve Oronsaye, has painted a grim picture of the nation’s pension scheme, describing its administration as a huge scam perpetrated by government officials to siphon billions of public funds annually.   Mr. Oronsaye spoke on Tuesday at the senate public hearing on the management of federal pensions, […]

Deportation: Nigerian lawmakers push for stricter sanction against South Africa

Nigerian lawmakers on Tuesday pushed for stiffer measures that may include hitting at South Africa’s business interest in Nigeria, in response to the expulsion of 128 Nigerians by South African authorities, in a rare diplomatic feud that has escalated within days. At least 28 South African nationals are said to have been turned back at the […]

Killer cop shoots colleagues dead, takes own life

Policeman in Adamawa kills two of his colleagues in strange circumstances

Police arraign two airport staff for stealing Governor Akpabio

The arraignment of the suspects followed two previous failed attempts by the police last week

Customs to collect duties on donkeys, cattle on Nigeria-Cameroon border

The Nigeria Customs says it will now charge duties on imported cattle to meet up the monetary target imposed by the federal government

Passengers stranded at Akanu Ibiam Int

Aviation fuel shortage leaves passengers stranded in Enugu

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Supreme Court affirms elections of Ebonyi, Kwara, Nassarawa governors

The court says the governors were validly elected

Muslims 'Shocked' Over Mosque Demolitions

Fashola orders the demolition of mosques within the Lagos State secretariat

Nigerian government moves to block Internet streaming

The NBC orders OGTV to stop the streaming of its programmes online immediately

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Security: NYSC members deployed to Gombe drop to 530

Security situation in the North Eastern Nigeria has led to a drastic reduction in the number of corp members sent to Gombe

Police arrest commissioner, 3 others in Benue

Police says the commissioner is being held in connection with stolen electoral materials

U.S. to open Consulate in Kano-Envoy

United States to open a consulate in Kano

Nigeria threatens to deport South Africans

Nigeria minister says the government is ready to retaliate the recent deportation of Nigerians from South Africa

INEC swears in new Commissioners

INEC chairman swears in 5 new RECs, urges them to be fair, non-Byline: NAN

PDP salutes Obasanjo at 75

PDP says President Obasanjo

Supreme Court upholds Yuguda, Suntai's election

The Supreme Court says the Bauchi and Taraba states governors were validly elected

Air Nigeria mistreats passengers, leaves them sleeping on metal chairs overnight

The stranded passengers say the airline dumped them in the airport without any compassion

Court dismisses ex-Bank-PHB chief

In his ruling, the judge says that there's no merit in the application and dismissed it in its entirety.