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Pension task force boss diverted N21 billion to private accounts

Police says the man hired to block stealing of pension funds also became a thief

Killers of Briton, Italian hostages arrested, says President Jonathan

Mr Jonathan says the killers would be made to face the full wrath of the law

Boko Haram kills Briton, Italian hostages in failed rescue mission

An attempt by a combined team of Nigerian and British forces to rescue two hostages abducted by suspected Boko Haram members ends on a fatal note

LG boss denies Ekeji's claim

Local government boss says that National Sports Commission Director General is a liar

Presidency warns ACN against disrespecting Office of President

The president says the opposition party is disrespecting him by making strong worded statements

Police arraigns 17 recruits for certificate forgery, investigates 32 others

The police say they are currently prosecuting new recruits who gained employment with fake certificates

Moslem Community denies using mosques, schools as armoury

Muslims in Port Harcourt deny fostering Islamic militants

BREAKING NEWS: South Africa apologizes to Nigeria over deportation

The country also agree to vaccinate at airport, travellers without yellow cards instead of deporting them.

Dangote still Africa's richest man as his fortune drops

Mr. Dangote is believed to have benefitted immensely from Federal Government's directives and patronage

Electricity Commission approves regulation for power distribution

State governments and others investors can generate and supply electricity to localized areas

No going back on removal of roadblocks

Inspector General of Police says he will not bring back roadblocks to the highways

Lawyer Docked for issuing dud cheque

Lawyer docked for issuing dud cheque

Human Rights Watch condemns Boko Haram attacks on schools in Borno

International Rights group says over 5000 students are now at home due to the destruction of their schools by Boko Haram

Don berates FG for creating new universities

University don says extra universities will only reduce available funds for the education sector

Customs Comptroller killed by unidentified persons in Yobe

The Comptroller of Customs for Borno and Yobe Commands has been killed

Drama in House of Reps over motion challenging Sanusi

A touchy motion seeking to summon Mr. Sanusi for explanations ripped the House members apart along regional lines, with mainly Kano lawmakers opposing the bid.

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Government wasted billions on fake pension claims for years

Funds were appropriated for at least 117,000 phony retirees for several years with the knowledge of top government officials

50 per cent of teachers in Gambia are Nigerians

Gambia asks Nigeria to assist it fight HIV/AIDS

Gunmen attack police station, prison in Borno

Boko Haram unleashes terror on a village in the outskirts of Maiduguri killing four, including a 6-year-old

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