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Update: FRSC confirms five deaths in Lokoja-Abuja road accident

The accident occurred at about mid-day on the ever busy road.

Tambuwal identifies corruption, poverty as greatest threats to national development

Mr. Tambuwal spoke at the Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Kaduna State.

How Tinubu, Mimiko shunned each other, then shook hands in Akure

The Ondo Governor took the first peace steps and Mr. Tinubu reciprocated.

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Gunmen attack Bauchi Police Station, injure one officer, destroy building- Police

The Police said they successfully repelled the gunmen.

We budgeted N150mn not N5bn to rehabilitate prostitutes, beggars- Abuja Minister

The Abuja Minister said this in a statement on Saturday.

Benue politicians abandon school projects after collecting N640mn contract sum- Commissioner

The total value of the corruption contracts in Benue, North Central Nigeria, is N800 million.

Enugu Governor, Sullivan Chime, to resume duties within 10 days, says Gov Akpabio

Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom said in Lagos on Friday that his Enugu State counterpart, Sullivan Chime, who is receiving treatment abroad, would return home within 10 days. Mr. Akpabio made the announcement while speaking with reporters at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on arrival from London. He stated that Mr. Chime was […]

Police Inspector, son tried to kidnap me- Imo traditional ruler

The Imo monarch demanded an apology from the police, the cleansing of his land, and N100 million compensation.

PDP accuses ACN of plot to destabilise Rivers

PDP in Rivers says it has evidence that ACN wants to destabilize the state.

South African Court gives Henry Okah three days to call witnesses

Henry Okah has been found guilty of masterminding the twin bomb attacks in Abuja on Independence Day.

Update: Why Court of Appeal insisted Reverend King must die by hanging

The Court of Appeal in Lagos, Friday, upheld the death sentence handed to Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, also known as Reverend King, of the Christian Praying Assembly. In a unanimous judgment delivered by Fatima Akinbami, the court held that the evidence of the prosecution, during the trial, was “overwhelming and damning” and proved beyond reasonable doubt that […]

Farouk Lawan, Emenalo, remanded in prison custody

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Friday, remanded the former Chairman of the House of Representative’s Ad-hoc committee on Fuel Subsidy Payment, Farouk Lawan, and Secretary of the Committee, Boniface Emenalo, in prison. Both men will remain in prison till February 8 when the court will rule on their bail application. The judge, Mudashiru Oniyangi, […]

18 killed as JTF bombs Boko Haram training camp in Borno

The Joint Task Force, JTF, Operation Restore Order, in Borno State said it has bombed training camps allegedly used by members of the Boko Haram sect in the state. A statement by Sagir Musa, spokesperson of the JTF, on Friday, said the agency used a Nigerian Airforce Helicopter Gunship to dislodge what it called ” […]

Breaking News: Chinese company workers protest poor working conditions in Lagos

Some workers of the China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, CCECC, are protesting against poor working conditions at the Lagos-Badagry Expressway in Lagos. The workers are believed to be casual labourers of the chinese firm, which is handling several construction contracts in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria. Details later

Tussle over Newswatch: Jimoh Ibrahim loses round one

Controversial businessman and Publisher of the National Mirror Newspapers, Jimoh Ibrahim, had his bid to stop a suit challenging his acquisition of Newswatch by two minority shareholders of the magazine rejected by a Federal High Court in Lagos. The plaintiffs, Nuhu Aruwa and Jibril Aminu, accused Mr. Ibrahim of fraudulent acquisition of the company. They […]

Segun Aganga

Nigeria seals $1bn deal with GE on manufacturing, assembly plant

GE will invest one billion dollars in assembly and manufacturing facilities in Nigeria.

Update: FG succumbs to pressure, files charges against Farouk Lawan, Emenalo

Farouk Lawan and Boniface Emenalo have finally been charged to court

NNPC fails to remit N726bn in three years as Nigeria loses N100bn to inefficiency

NEITI audit could not trace remittances in relevant accounts at CBN

Henry Okah wants reduced sentence, seeks to mediate in Niger Delta crisis

Henry Okah wants a review of his case.

Bombings, flooding caused reduction of telephone capacity in Nigeria- ALTON

ALTON blames bombing and flooding for drop in installed capacity of network infrastructure in the industry 2012.

Senate to investigate strange corpses found in Anambra River

34 corpses were found floating in the Ezu River of Anambra penultimate week.

How technicalities helped ACN defeat PDP in Ikoyi-Obalende council ruling

The tribunal declared ACN ‘s Adewale Adeniji the winner of the Ikoyi-Obalende local government election.

JTF in the Niger Delta

JTF laments shortage of accommodation for personnel in Rivers

The Joint Military Task Force, JTF, in Rivers State said the lack of accommodation for its personnel is a major challenge in its effort at providing security for Nigerians in the area. The Commander of the 2 Brigade, Tukur Buratai, made the remark on Thursday in Port Harcourt, the state capital, during the commissioning of […]

Ogun varsity disowns kidnapper, says he was expelled long ago

The suspect was paraded by the Nigerian Police on Wednesday.

Oby Ezekwesili

CNPP gives FG seven-day ultimatum to challenge Ezekwesili in public debate

The CNPP wants Ezekwesili and FG to engage in a public debate.