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Cleric tasks Nigerian leaders on anti-corruption

The cleric advised the leaders to demonstrate maturity in handling their political differences.

Former Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa

Jonathan signed single-term pact with PDP governors in 2011, Nyako insists

Murtala Nyako asks president to be a man of honour and not drag Nigeria into another civil war

Make Nigerians your priority, Jonathan advises politicians

The president tasked politicians against personal interests in politics


Patience Jonathan visits New Year baby in Abuja

The baby was born at 12:45 a.m. on Wednesday.

Senate leader advocates devolution of powers

Victor Ndoma-Egba said the military distorted Nigeria’s structure.

Woman arrested for dumping baby

The woman allegedly dumped the baby on December 24, 2013.

Onaiyekan advocates peace, tolerance among Nigerians in 2014

Cardinal Onaiyekan administered the confirmation of 140 Catholics.

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Watch night murder: Gang kills 2, injures 1 in Gombe

The murder occurred on Tuesday at about 11.45 pm

98 per cent of civil servants have received December salaries- Finance Minister

The government said it pays salaries early before festive periods.

Stella Oduah

11 major events in Nigeria’s Aviation sector in 2013

2013 was a very eventful one for the aviation sector

Doctor’s Recommendation: 11 tips for healthy 2014

Balanced diet and regular exercises are important.

Patience Jonathan asks Nigerians to pray for peace

Patience Jonathan says 201 would be a year of peace. The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Tuesday in Abuja, urged Nigerians, particularly women, to re-dedicate themselves to praying for peace, progress and development of the country. According to a statement by the media assistant to the First Lady, Ayo Adewuyi, Mrs. Jonathan said, “I urge […]

EFCC quizzes Kano Commissioners, Accountant General over alleged N28 billion fraud

Officials to report to back to Commission next week. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Sunday arrested and interrogated the Kano State Commissioner of Finance Commissioner, Abdullahi Gaya; his Budget and Economic Planning counterpart, Yusuf Bello; as well as the state Accountant General, Danjuma Mahmoud. A source in the state government told PREMIUM […]

Jonathan re-appoints NAFDAC Director-General, others

Mr. Orhii’s re-appointment takes effect from January. President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the re-appointment of the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Paul Orhii, with effect from January 13, 2014. According to a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja and signed by the Secretary to the Government of […]

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Jonathan lists achievements, pledges to make Nigeria greater in 2014

The president also reeled out some of his achievements in 2013. President Goodluck Jonathan has pledged to build on the achievements recorded by his administration in 2013 to make Nigeria even greater. The President said in his New Year message to Nigerians that despite several continuing domestic and global challenges, the year 2013 witnessed many […]

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Nigeria Police chief orders tight security at places of worship

The police chief pledged increased commitment to national security

2014: Mark urges politicians to avoid unguarded utterances

Mr. Mark advised politicians to respect the rule of law at all times.

Nigeria to reduce wheat importation by 20 per cent, save N127 billion- Minister

The Federal Government has concluded plans to substitute 20 per cent of wheat with cassava flour in bread production.

Atiku’s loyalist dumps PDP for APC in Adamawa

Mr. Abubakar’s strategist dumped the PDP for APC.

Jonathan running a ‘robber government’ – Tinubu

APC offers Nigerians the choice to return the country to her best path.

NYSC members

Nigerian government appoints new DG of NYSC

Olawumi’s appointment took effect from December 23.

Africa’s richest man, @AlikoDangote, joins twitter

Dangote is estimated to be Africa’s richest man.

My Pikin mixture: Appeal court affirms jail term on manufacturers

The teething mixture killed about 80 children in Nigeria.

SSS arrests pastor, 15 others for printing, circulating fake naira notes

Pastor asks for forgiveness, compares himself to the biblical David

Rep urges Nigerian government to increase Supreme Court judges

A member of the House of Representative, Ali Ahmad, says there are too few Supreme Court Judges.