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Dana Crash: Dana Air says crashed plane is fully insured

The management of Dana defends the airline over allegations that it has insufficient insurance cover

Man kills friend for not attending child naming ceremony

The accused man accused his friend of failing to attend a traditional ceremony and stabbed him to death

Robbers offer .5million bribe to evade arrest

The customs officers say that the car robbers begged to be freed and offered a N500, 000 cash bribe for their freedom

NPA retirees protest non-payment of 21 year old emoluments

Retirees of the Nigerian Ports Authorities, some of them in their 70s, took to the streets to protest the non-payment of their retirement benefits

President Jonathan inaugurates e-library in Uyo

The Akwa Ibom e-library has a collection of 14.5 million electronic research e-journals

36 governors seek increased security votes, state police, to combat Boko Haram

The state governors say more money is one of the things they need to tackle the rising spate of insecurity

Government relaxes Kaduna curfew

Kaduna residents can now move about between noon and 4 pm

Court restrains Jonathan from renaming UNILAG

Justice Stephen Adah orders the government to stay action on the renaming of the university

Nigerians will see results of governance by 2013, says President Jonathan

In a move likely to trigger a fresh round of criticism from his adversaries, President Goodluck Jonathan Sunday night gave a new timeline within which Nigerians should expect  concrete  results of governance from his administration, declaring in a televised media chat citizens should expect fundamental change in the country from 2013. “No matter the abuse, […]

Why I won't make my assets public – President Jonathan

The president says the public declaration of assets is not right and that he won't do so no matter the criticism

Nigeria, Ghana renew old rivalry at ECOWAS Games

Our reporter at the Second ECOWAS Games in Accra says the sporting fiesta was a straight fight between Nigeria and Ghana

BREAKING NEWS: Explosion rocks Bauchi

Insurgents, suspected to be members of the extremist Boko Haram sect, have struck in Bauchi, detonating a bomb in the city centre

Police confirm escape of 40 inmates in Yobe jail break

Gunmen, suspected to be members of the extremist Boko Haram sect, stormed the prison and freed inmates

Okagbare, Metu top athletes' list for Africa Championships

50 countries and 816 athletes will participate at this year's edition of the championship

LIVE UPDATES: President Jonathan's third media chat

President Goodluck Jonathan will this evening host a televised media chat with some Nigerian journalists to respond to questions on some topical national issues. We bring you LIVE updates from the chat.

Civil society groups to rally this week against impunity in corruption fight

Civil society groups mobilises to compel government to end impunity in anti-corruption campaign

Activists to rally in Abuja against waning anti-corruption fight

Civil society groups mobilises to compel government to end impunity in anti-corruption campaign

Boko Haram denies attempting to bomb mosque in Kano

"We are gladdened by the martyrdom of our brother Habibu Bama. We pray God accept his sacrifice, that is the best ending to any true believer."

Three cars damaged in midnight explosion in Abuja

Witness: As the explosion sounded, my window shook out of their hinges

Six cars damaged in midnight explosion in Abuja

Witness: As the explosion sounded, my window shook out of their hinges

President Jonathan fires General Azazi, Sambo Dasuki is new NSA

To replace Mr. Azazi, according to presidential spokesman, Mr. Abati, is Sambo Dasuki, a retired armoured colonel and one time ADC of General Ibrahim Babagida.

President Jonathan fires NSA, Defence minister

The president returns from Brazil with a sweeping restructuring of his defence team

Ogun Police recover N3billion worth of property in four months

The Commissioner of Police in Ogun State, Okoye Ikemefuna, says that he has tamed the spate of criminal activities in the State.

Madalla bomb suspect dies in custody

An information laden terrorism suspect dies in custody less than a day after his arrest

"Unarmed" suspected Madalla bomber dies in controversial circumstances

Habibu Bama, who allegedly masterminded the Christamas day bombing died of gunshot wounds he sustained from soldiers of the JTF.