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World Team Table Tennis Championships: Mixed fortunes for Nigeria

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Bomb scare in American embassy in Abuja

A loud noise close to the U.S embassy thought to be a an explosion caused an upheaval

NDLEA made 8,639 arrests with 195, 283.9kg seizures in 2011, says Chairman

The NDLEA says it recorded the highest seizures from the South-West and South-South zones in the country

Halliburton bribery: Judge strikes out suit for want of diligent prosecution

An Abuja High Court has struck out the EFCC

19 months after 50 perished, coroner's verdict on Lagos accident involving Dangote's truck yet to be released

There have been accusations and counter accusations as to the actual cause of the incident, one of the worst carnages ever on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

BREAKING NEWS: Abuja's most popular furniture house, Alibert, on fire

Fire engulfs popular furniture house in Abuja

Shooting Stars fires Coach Festus Allen

The scorecard for coach Allen shows that he was able to win just 4 matches out of 15 games, he drew 5 and lost 6 games.

NFF disciplinary Committee wields axe on offenders

The teams and their officials are paying heavily for the unruly behaviour of their fans

Saraki’s boys win NNPC/Shell Cup

Former Super Eagles star, Jonathan Akpoborie, described the match as the best he has watched in Nigeria in a long time

NEITI commences audit of CBN, NNPC

The audit is to determine the revenue accruable to government from the companies and how much went into the Federation Account

CAF Champions League: Sunshine, Dolphins face early exit

While Dolphins could only manage a slim 2-1 win in Porthacourt against Cotton Sports Garoua, Sunshine Stars were torn apart 4-1 by their host Recrativo de Libolo of Angola

World team table tennis championships: Nigeria beat Norway, lose to Italy

Over 600 players drawn from 120 countries are on duty at the 8-day tournament

Families of Kano bomb victims receive N1million compensation

A total of 186 persons lost their lives in the multiple bomb blasts which rocked Kano metropolis on Jan. 20

Mother's Day: Priest urges husbands to cook for families

“Today you should go to the kitchen and cook for your wives. And you mothers, sit down and relax because it is your day,

JTF kills 3 Boko Haram suspects in Maiduguri

Some arms and ammunition were also recovered from the suspects.

Flamingoes secure World Cup ticket in style

The Flamingoes secured the qualification ticket in grand style as they defeated their Zambian oppionet 6-1 on aggregarte

Boko Haram members killed in own car bomb

Army spokesperson says there was no fatality on the side of the JTF members but that two soldiers sustained injuries from the blast

EFCC questions Hembe over N44million bribery scam

Anti-graft agency wades into the SEC/NASS N44million bribe affair

Former police chief kicks against new police uniform

Former police chief says police should prioritise capacity building over a change in uniforms

Gunmen kidnap Nigeria's Senator

The senator

World Bank, African Development Bank suspend Mali funds

Major development institutions suspend aide to Mali in protest of the military take-over

Jonathan inaugurates NDDC advisory committee, tells them to shun favour seekers

President Jonathan says that there have been several attempts in the past to blackmail board members of the NDDC

Court strikes out certificate forgery case against Customs' boss

The judge says Mr. Keyamo's application is premature and incompetent.

Egypt seek replacement for Eagles

The Egyptians are uncomfortable with the silence from the Glass House

Fulham boss denies rift with Etuhu

Etuhu has made just nine starting appearance for Fulham in 29 Premier league games this season