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N47.1billion fraud: Court frees former Intercontinental Bank boss, Erastus Akingbola

The judge says the EFCC fails to diligently prosecute the case

Jonathan under fire over church

The president violated the law by receiving gift from a company that handles contract for government

Bin Laden

Pakistan jails Osama bin Laden’s wives, daughters

Pakistan says Osama bin Laden

Many feared dead in petrol tanker fire in Adamawa

Some houses were also affected by the incident.

Suicide bomber killed by own bomb in Kaduna

The "madman" bomber beat security checkpoints before his explosive accidentally detonated

10,500 Nigerians sought asylum in 2011, says United Nations

Nigeria ranks 10th on the list of asylum seekers to the world

Nigerians to pay less for U.S. visa

The American embassy in Abuja however said non immigrant visa fees will be slightly increased

"Your anti-corruption war lacks credibility Mr. President" says Falana

The lawyer queried why the attorney-general

New York Times puts Okonjo-Iweala ahead of Obama's choice

The influential American paper says while her rivals, including a high-achieving America doctor, post stellar qualities, Nigeria's Okonjo-Iweala trumps them all on merit.

SSS shells out N60million on medical bills for staff

The secret police flags off maiden quarterly Health Talk

Kano unmasks 140 ghost workers in civil service

The head of service says

Okonjo-Iweala gets ringing endorsement from The Economist for World Bank top job

Ms. Okonjo-Iweala has earned rave reviews as managing director of the World Bank in 2007-11, and on account of her formidable resume as a public economist.

PHOTO NEWS: Suspected pension fund thieves try to hide faces in shame

The suspects are too ashamed to allow their faces captured on camera

FGC Okigwe alumni honours NHRC Chair, Chidi Odinkalu

Alumni says the NHRC boss has made them proud

EFCC arraigns female architect over N45m fraud

The 41 year old architect is to be remanded in Kirikiri prison pending the start of her trial

Lagos government, LG chairmen spend millions on "Aso Ebi" for Tinubu’s birthday

Lagosians groan over the traffic gridlock in the state over the birthday celebrations of the former state governor

Controversial player, Babadidi, gets Eagles call up

With this invitation, Babadidi will now have a chance to rub shoulders with the "big boys'.

AEPB set to charge hotels, eatries for waste generation

Environmental agency says it will soon begin to charge hotels in accordance to the amount of liquid and solid wastes they generate

VIDEO: The race for the World Bank's presidency, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gathers more support

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala shares some experiences, as House of Representatives applauds her nomination and assures her of their maximum support.

A prison cell used to illustrate the story

Adamawa ministry rescues 21 women from prison

The women affairs ministry says 21 women were jailed for not paying back loans owed Microfinance banks

Perm sec, 5 others jailed over N32b police pension fraud

Judge says the six persons accused of stealing N32b Police Pensions funds must be transferred from EFCC detention to Kuje prisons

Breaking News: SSS arrests kidnappers of foreign businessman

The gang which took the UAE businessman hostage has been tracked down

Jolly Nyame

I withdrew N282M cash for Jolly Nyame

A former accountant in the Taraba State Liason office in Abuja has testified against former governor Nyame

Nigeria must return to true federalism, says Anyaoku

"I do believe that a true, rather than our current unitarist federalism, will better promote peace, stability, and development in Nigeria."

Tinubu, Fashola clash at birthday colloquium

"If there's no partiality, you cannot be governor yourself," Mr. Tinubu tells Mr. Fashola,