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Group commends Akwa Ibom State government for caring for abandoned children

Child rights advocate says Akwa Ibom currently houses 200 children branded as witches

1million Nigerians live with haemophilia

The Nigeria Medical Association says that about 1million Nigerians live with the bleeding disorder

Presidential committee asks government to scrap 102 agencies

Committee says cost of government in Nigeria is one of the highest in the world

Orphanage gives out 20 children to certified couples

A Kaduna orphanage says 20 children between 0 and 6 months have been adopted by couples certified by the state

PDP lauds Jonathan for fighting favouritism in government appointments

PDP says that President Jonathan should prosecute heads of government agencies involved in tweaking the budget

PHCN loses 108 poles to rainstorm in parts of Delta

PHCN says the procedure required for funds to be released to restore power in some areas may take a while

How Ibori’s loot deprived Deltans of homes

The former governor's loot is a little less than Gombe State budget for this year

Untold stories of Ibori’s undying love for corruption

As the former governor heads for jail today, we x-ray his philosophy "Everyone has a Price" and bring you stories of his long-tem romance with corruption

The Buhari fox trot By Hakeem Baba Ahmed

For a man who has elevated the demand for credible elections to a step below the worship of God, General Buhari needs to be reminded that intra-party democracy is a fundamental requirement for a working and credible electoral process.

34 million Nigerians defecate openly, says WHO

Nigeria falls amongst the worst performing nations with millions of its population without access to basic sanitation and drinking water.

Civil defence corps apprehend 3 oil tankers with vandalised products

The Police is now at odds with the corps and have forcefully taken hold of two of the trucks

Human rights chief to honour police invitation

Chidi odinkalu will not attend the police's monday invitation, his lawyer says, for health reasons

Sex-for-grade lecturers of Sokoto State Polytechnic still defiant By Amiru Adamu

We are determined to use all legal and appropriate means to bring to an end the sex-for-grade policy of the polytechnic.

I was not the best candidate in 2011, says Jonathan

President Jonathan says that God chose him for the job even though there were others better than him

No plan to make Osun an Islamic state, says Aregbesola

Osun governor refutes reports that he has been placed on security watch for alleged jihadist activities

Former education minister condemns Jonathan’s almajiri schools

Former education minister says establishment of special schools denies almajiris of formal education

Letter of Apology to Dimeji Bankole By Pius Adesanmi

I screamed myself hoarse. I called you a thief. I called you visionless and shameless. You were a colossal disgrace and I called you so in my columns.

Power generation drops due to system collapse at Egbin

Power generation across the country has dropped below 2,000 megawatts

Jonathan condemns coup attempt in Guinea-Bissau

President Jonathan urges military men in Guinea-Bissau to respect the country

Ministry predicts flooding in 16 states

Agency says that 16 states are susceptible to flooding

Plateau Assembly demands details on Jang's N12 bn loan deal

Plateau legislators insist for details of Governor Jang

Jonathan threatens to sack heads of MDAs for distorting 2012 budget

President Jonathan says he will sack some heads of government agencies for trying to distort the 2012 budget

Orientation Agency advocates second stanza of national anthem as prayer in public places

The National Orientation Agency pushes for the adoption of the national anthem as prayers in public functions

Federal Fire Service

Fire Service to introduce 3 digit telephone number for emergencies

Fire Service says the new emergency number will soon be activated

NAPTIP rescues 135 victims of human trafficking in Cross River

NAPTIP says most trafficking victims are from Ikom and Yala in Cross River State