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Don’t retaliate, cleric urges Christians

The cleric says Christians should stay peaceful in the face of violent attacks.

My degree is better than yours, By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Many Nigerian students want to school abroad, but their return can cause tensions in the workplace.

Victims of Ogun auto crash buried

The victims were buried by their families a day after the crash

Hajj 2012: 40,000 Nigerian pilgrims airlifted

NAHCON says the deportation of female pilgrims has stopped

Police recover bodies of NNPC engineers killed by pipeline vandals

The  Police on Sunday announced the recovery of bodies of the three NNPC engineers killed by suspected vandals in Arepo, Ogun on Sept. 8, as they were effecting repairs on a pipeline. Addressing newsmen in Lagos, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Friday Ibadin, who heads the Special Task Force on Anti-Pipeline Vandalism, said the slain officials were a Deputy […]

Nassarawa polytechnic expels 59 students for examination malpractice

Students who engaged in examination malpractice have been expelled from the Federal Polytechnic in Nassarawa State.

Three Chinese killed in Borno

The men were staff of a construction company handling projects in the state.

Flood ravages Otuoke, President Jonathan’s hometown

As the incursion of flood into some parts of Nigeria, especially the Niger-Delta region, continues to spread, leaving several communities submerged, one of  the roads leading to Otuoke, the host community of the new Federal University Otuoke in Bayelsa State, has received its own share of the devastation. Otuoke is also the hometown of President […]

Deportation: Tambuwal-led FG delegation leaves for Saudi Arabia today

The delegation will meet with the authorities in Saudi Arabia to explore ways of resolving the hajj impasse

Police begin investigation into murder of three men in Port Harcout

 The Rivers Police Command said on Saturday that it had commenced investigation into the lynching of three men at Aluu village, near University of Port Harcourt. A spokesman for the command, Mr Ben Ugwuegbulam, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt, that the victims were lynched on Friday. “We have deposited their bodies […]

The Guardian new editor, Martins Oloja, to grow paper’s online platform

The Guardian new editor, Martins Oloja, does not see his new career assignment as extraordinary, but merely “more work, rewarding hard work”. But for all it’s worth, if vital changes must come to this newspaper, seen by many as conformist,  new and digital media, a staple of the twenty first century readers, must be the […]

Women defy rain to vote in Plateau North by-election

The election is to fill the vacant post of a Senator for Plateau North senatorial district.

20 wedding guests feared dead in Ogun auto crash

The accident was caused by a truck driver who lost control of his vehicle.

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Yobe’s ecological sanctuary dies as climate change chases birds away

The reasons migrant birds and the tourists they attract stay away from Yobe’s wetlands are climatic change and terrorism.

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UN wants Nigeria to administer Bakassi Peninsula for 20 years

The UN proposes that Nigeria administers the Bakassi Peninsula for not more than 20 years before handing it over to neighbouring Cameroon

Jonathan is lily-livered, incompetent- CPC

The CPC accused the president of cowardice for the low key independence celebration.

Family of three slaughtered in new style Maiduguri killing

Residents believe the killing was done by members of the Boko Haram.

Oil workers threaten strike over killing of members by vandals

PENGASSAN accuse petroleum minister of being insensitive over the plight of oil workers.

EFCC arrests hotel, mall managers in Abuja

The companies are yet to comply with the Money Laundering Act 2011 for DNFIs

Floods destroy rice farms in Kano

The flood has greatly affected rice production in Kano state negatively.

20 Ghanaians arrested for oil bunkering in Niger Delta

The JTF says is is in complete control of the Niger Delta creeks

Police consolidate charges against Cynthia’s alleged killers

The trial of the alleged murderers of Cynthia Osokogu’s has been adjourned to November 5.

Voters card now sufficient for bank identification- CBN

The voters’ registration cards will now become an acceptable form of identification in banking halls.

Bayelsa Speaker, others collected N78 million conference estacode without attending, police say

The fraud rocking the Bayelsa State Houe of Assembly is yet to be resolved as the police have confirmed that the Speaker of the Assembly and some other lawmakers collected money for a conference in South Africa without actually attending the conference. The Police Special Fraud Unit say an interim investigation has shown that the […]


EFCC officials jailed five years each for receiving bribe

The EFCC officials have been sentenced to five years imprisonment.