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State creation not foreclosed-David Mark

The Senate president said creation of new states will be considered in future constitution amendment.

INEC has no reason to deny APC registration-ACN

The Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN says the All Progressives Congress, APC has met all the requirements to consummate its merger, hence the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has no defensible reason not to approve the merger. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed, the party said […]

2013 Hajj fares announced

Fares were announced by NAHCON

Nigerian Judge caught on tape negotiating bribe to skew justice

A Nigerian judge in The Gambia shreds his career and his country’s image on account of graft A senior Nigerian judge serving as the Acting Chief Justice of the Gambia, Joseph Wowo, has been sacked for soliciting a N2.5 million (500,000 Dalasi) bribe from a Gambian-based Dutch businessman in return for a favourable judgment in […]

Gov. Obi wades into Catholic Church, traditionalists rift in Anambra

Over 30 people were injured in July 24 violence.

Nigeria’s Okagbare breaks her new African record

Okagbare’s new record is 10.79 seconds. Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare was in the form of her life on Saturday in London as she entered the record books as Africa’s fastest woman of all time. After first setting a new African record with her 10.86 secs time in her semi-final race, Okagbare upped the mark in the […]

Five feared killed, several houses razed in fresh Wase, Plateau violence

The military confirmed the attack.

Lagos allays residents’ fears over cholera outbreak

Cholera has been reported in neighbouring Ogun State.

ASUU urges stakeholders to prevail on FG to fulfill its agreement

The lecturers want the government to honour its agreement.

Nigeria football crisis: You are a “fool, grossly incompetent and naïve,”- Green tells Musa Amadu

The two men are board members of the NFF.

Lagos state University, LASU

ASUU strike: Lecturers to meet with Nigerian government official on Monday – Suswam

Only two issues remain outstanding, Governor Suswam said.

President Goodluck Jonathan

Mid-term report: Jonathan has failed, Nigerians say

Over 60 per cent of Nigerians say the president has failed in his first two years as elected president.

Tukur condemns Fayose’s suspension from PDP, says suspension “cannot stand”

The National Chairman chastised the Ekiti PDP chairman over the suspension.

FG inaugurates 22-member committee on NEEDS assessment for universities

The committee is headed by the Benue State governor.

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Nigerian military sets up committee to screen arrested terrorist suspects

The Defence Headquarters announced the 18-man committee on Friday.

Yobe accuses finance minister, Ngama, of diverting relief materials

The state government made the allegation on Friday.

JTF in the Niger Delta

Local government chairman punished publicly by soldiers in Borno

The chairman violated checkpoint regulations.

Subsidy fraud: Petroleum Minister insists no indicted company is still being paid

The minister said this in Abuja on Thursday.

Jonathan extols virtues of late mother-in-law

The vice president led a condolence visit to the president.

Fayose at PDP headquarters, vows to contest 2014 Ekiti governorship poll

 Ignore him, Police Affairs minister tells Ekiti people.

CNPP demands Orubebe, Madueke, Ogiadomhe’s sack

 Group says Nigeria is sliding into a Banana Republic.

Senate report blames Jonathan, Amaechi, Mbu for Rivers crisis

The lawmakers asked for the transfer of the police commissioner.

Jonathan, Tukur freed Al-Mustapha from jail- Northern groups

The groups declared support for Jonathan for 2015 elections.

Veteran journalist, Alade Odunewu, dies at 85

Veteran journalist, Alade Odunewu, is dead. Mr. Odunewu, 85, popularly known as ‘Allah Dey,’ died in Lagos Thursday afternoon after a protracted illness. The late Mr. Odunewu attended St John’s School, Aroloya; St Cyprian, Port Harcourt; New Bethel College, Onitsha, and the Regent Street Polytechnic, London. Mr. Odunewu, a native of Ikorodu in Lagos State, […]

Senate chamber

Senate orders redeployment of Rivers State Police Commissioner

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday passed a resolution seeking the redeployment of Joseph Mbu, the controversial Rivers State Commissioner of Police. In a resolution which aligns it with the House of Representatives, the Upper House also passed a resolution taking over the functions of the River State House of Assembly. The resolution would see the […]