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Soldiers outgun Boko Haram in Maiduguri, killing 7

JTF says it has killed seven men suspected to be members of Boko Haram

Nigeria deports 400 illegals in 8 months

Most of the illegal immigrants come from Niger Republic, Ghana and Benin Republic

Nigeria’s human rights commission idle away as abuses pile

The Commission receives complaints of human rights abuses and ignores these complaints.

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Fuel Subsidy Scam: EFCC declares fleeing oil marketers wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has just issued the statement below declaring wanted, marketers who allegedly “obtained billions of naira as subsidy payments from the Petroleum Support Fund under false pretence, and disappeared in the wake of the Commission’s investigation of the subsidy regime. The marketers are Abdul Afeez Olarenwaju Olabisi of Fargo Petroleum […]

Air Nigeria staff protest in Lagos

The dismissed staff accused the airline management of malpractices

Boko Haram kills 4, including two students in Adamawa

The Adamawa Police Command has confirmed the death of four people, including two students, from gunshots in Mubi town. Confirming the development to the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN), the command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Ibrahim, said the incident took place on Wednesday night during attacks on telecommunication masts in the town. The extremist Boko Haram […]

Okorocha accuses Ohakim of stealing billions, plans probe

The Rochas Okorocha-led Imo state government announced on Thursday it was finalizing plans to probe ousted governor, Ikedi Ohakim, accused by the government of stealing billions of naira. The incumbent governor, and his predecessor, Mr. Ohakim, have been embroiled in prolonged political wrangling after Mr. Ohakim lost a reelection in 2011. Mr. Okorocha booted out […]

Boko Haram claims responsibility for telecoms attacks, vows to destroy more schools

In claiming responsibility for mast bombings , Boko Haram says it sets its sight on VOA and primary schools.

South African embassy staff refuse to address Nigerian protesters

Nigerian supporters take their protest to the South African High Commission in Lagos in support of the on-going miners feud.

Ogun Gov sues predecessor’s newspaper for libel

Governor Amosun of Ogun says the newspaper owned by the former governor set out to malign his character

Nigeria to strengthen economic relations with Czech Republic

Nigerian ambassador to Czech Republic has appealed to the European country to consider Nigeria for investment.

FG approves N106 billion for construction of new airport terminals

The aviation minister says a deal with a Chinese bank will see to the completion of the new airports within two years

Attack on telecoms facilities extend to Yobe

The attacks on telecom installations in the north continued on Thursday, extending to Yobe state

Ignorance, cause of Wild Polio Virus (WPV3) in Nigeria

Health experts say Northern Nigeria is besieged with Type-3 polio

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Plateau nets N87.9m from sale of vehicle licences, number plates

Plateau state says the money is a result of hard work by the officers in charge of internal revenue collection

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Task force closes 30 private schools in Kano

Kano State government has closed down the popular Nigerian/Turkish International School and others in the state

24 hours after accident, bodies of Igbinedion University lecturers not recovered

The lecturers, all of the same department, were forced off the road into a river by a trailer

Ban on football viewing centres in Jos still on – police

Security officials in Jos insist that TV viewing centres cannot function in the city due to the security situation

World Bank names Kaushik Basu Chief Economist

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has announced the appointment of Kaushik Basu as the institutions new Chief Economist and Senior Vice President. Basu, 60, will begin his term on October 1, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said in a statement. Basu, replaces Justin Yifu Lin. Basu, an Indian national, most recently served […]

DANA Air to resume flights

Shock as DANA joins forces to halt inquest into June 3 crash

In a move that defied judicial regulations and which the presiding judge described as “a novel issue”; Dana Air, joined as a defendant in a suit, on Thursday filed an affidavit supporting the plaintiffs’ motion to halt the coroner’s inquest into the cause of the airline’s June 3 crash. This came less than 24 hours […]

Bill Clinton offers rousing defence of Obama at convention

Former President Bill Clinton says the current president has done his best for America.

NGOs involved in money laundering, EFCC says

Money launderers partner with NGOS to steal

Diezani denies illness, sparks Facebook debate

Deziani Alison-Madueke says she has not been hospitalized.

Police, SSS assault Guardian reporter over Minister’s car photos

The journalist was manhandled for taking a picture of the convoy of the FCT minister for state, Olajumoke Akinjide.

Why I fired Barth Nnaji – President Jonathan

The President reconstitutes membership of two presidential committees on Power