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We received text massages prior to church attack – Bauchi CAN

Head of the Christian body in Bauchi says the organisation was informed of a pending attack

No financial records on sold FG houses, says Fiscal Commission

Fiscal Responsibility Commission says the Presidential Implementation Committee has refused to share information on sold houses

Sylva arraigned in court, remanded in EFCC custody

Former Governor of Bayelsa State,Timipriye Sylva, will spend at least three days in the EFCC cell as he was denied oral bail application by a federal high court

Gbenga Daniel wants to kill me, EFCC witness says

A key witness in the N200m corruption case against the former governor says he has received phone calls asking him to stop his testimony or be
killed

DANA Air plane crash site

Nigerian government grounds Dana Air, suspends airline’s operating license

The aviation agency has suspended Dana Air

Sahara Reporters: Dana Crash: Maimuna Anyene, who Died with Nine Family Members

The Dana air crash killed a couple, their four children and three other relatives

Dana crash: Governors forum demand thorough investigation

Governors call for meticulous investigation into the dana airline crash, they also say that previous reports of crashes be implemented.

Fire at Kaduna governor's residence caused by electric spark, aide says

Fire in Kaduna Governor's residence on Tuesday morning was caused by an electric spark

BREAKING NEWS: Senate orders FG to ground DANA planes, asks NCAA boss, Demuren, to step aside

The lawmakers say the airline should be barred from operating flights until investigations are completed

DANA AIR CRASH: 150 bodies now recovered as NEMA claims site was compromised

Most of the bodies were burnt beyond recognition while a few were intact, with minor bruises, officials say

Taraba youths condemn state government

The youth say the ban has brought untold hardship on residents and economy of the state

137 bodies recovered, DNA tests to be done on victims, officials say

The corpses of 77 males, 37 females and 8 children have been evacuated from the scene of the Dana airplane crash.

Hospital building collapses in Benin (UPDATED)

A specialist hospital under construction in Edo state has crumbled

DANA crash: NEMA sets up Information Desk

NEMA says that the information desk will respond to enquiries on Sunday

DANA Air defends self, says aircraft not faulty despite old age

DANA Air insists the aircraft which crashed and killed 153 persons on Sunday was in perfect condition

26 persons survive food poisoning in Katsina

Six adults and 20 children, who ate guinea corn that had been prepared with chemicals for planting, have been discharged from the hospital

UCH has no equipment to tackle Cervical Cancer

Nigeria

DANA crash: 5 NUC officials killed in plane crash

Five top officials the National Universities Commission lost their lives in the ill-fated DANA flight

Labour demands air travel industry overhaul, as more Nigerians mourn crash victims

Nigerians want government to enforce compliance with operational standards to avoid future mishaps

Gunmen abduct medical doctor in Nsukka

A medical doctor was abducted in his hospital on Saturday night

DANA Air mishap: President visits crash site, says, "We'll make sure this does not happen again"

"We have been working very hard to improve the aviation sector. This particular incident is a major setback," Mr. Jonathan says

Unknown assailants kill newly-wedded man, two others in Maiduguri

A newly married man has been murdered in his home in Maiduguri

Ekiti says no going back on compulsory test for teachers

The government says the teachers have begun the strike action to avoid a competence test

DANA Air mishap: Crashed plane's black box found

After the device was found, officials say investigation has just begun

Dana air mishap:Fashola rescues three kids from crash site

Rescue workers are yet to ascertain whether the parents of the kids were killed in the crash