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Groups hail passage of anti-gender violence bill

The Violence Against Persons Prohibition Bill seeks to punish perpetrators of gender-based violence in Nigeria.

Gunmen attack Gwoza prison in Borno, set inmates free

A yet to be confirmed number of inmates were set free.  Ola’ Audu

Nigeria Police establishes new command, redeploys six AIGs

The new command is in charge of providing adequate security at all ports and harbours.

U.S. condemns pardon for Alamieyeseigha, Bulama

The U.S condemned the action of the Nigerian government.

Sultan says call for scrapping of NYSC unpatriotic

The sultan welcomed corps members in Sokoto.

Minister blames measles outbreak on parents’ refusal to immunise children

Many Northern Nigerian states have reported cases of measles.

Reps approve life imprisonment for rapists

Nigerian lawmakers approved the bill on Thursday.

The approved APC logo, released early Wednesday morning

APC: Merger parties vow to keep acronym

A third association with similar acronym has emerged.

Embattled presidency says without pardon, Alamieyeseigha would qualify for 2015 poll

The Nigerian presidency defends its decision to pardon a convicted corrupt leader.

Japan gives Nigeria N440m to strengthen routine immunisation

The Japanese government donated N443 million towards combating infectious diseases in Nigeria.

EFCC arrests 5 internet fraudsters in Enugu

Several incriminating items were recovered from the suspects.

Jonathan hopes to eradicate polio in Nigeria by 2015

The President wants to see the disease eradicated during his tenure.

Minister commends Sokoto’s health initiative

The Minister applauded the Sokoto State Government for purchasing two life-saving drugs.

Ondo Election Tribunal: Mimiko, Labour Party shockingly close case

Counsels to both parties said they are closing their cases for tactical reasons.

Rival APC, Africa Peoples Congress secretariat launched (Pictures)

     

Civil society groups vow to ‘resist’ Jonathan’s pardon to Alamieyeseigha

CSNAC says the presidential pardon granted to Mr. Alamieyeseigha is an abuse of power and a great disappointment.

Jonathan congratulates Pope Francis I

The Nigerian President praised the new Pope as “the beloved champion of the underprivileged…”

To justify Alamieyeseigha’s pardon, Jonathan commits factual blunders

The Nigerian President repeated pardons for already pardoned people. In what appears a desperate and hurried move by President Goodluck Jonathan to justify the pardon of his former boss and ex-convict, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, the president introduced names of other Nigerians who had been pardoned by previous governments. When the Nigeria Council of State met on […]

NYSC members

Sokoto NYSC immunises 1,399 corps members against meningitis

The immunisation exercise is aimed at safeguarding the health of the corps members.

Malaria causes 11% of maternal deaths in Nigeria – Group

 Malaria kills more people that HIV, leprosy and tuberculosis all put together.

Alleged serial fraudster, Ogunbambo, questions court’s jurisdiction to try him

The billionaire is facing a N430 million fraud against Stanbic IBTC bank.

Alleged serial fraudster, Ogunbambo, questions court’s jurisdiction to try him

The billionaire is facing a N430 million fraud against Stanbic IBTC bank.

Nigerian Government to inaugurate remodelled Kano Airport

The remodelled Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is the oldest in Nigeria.

Arisekola Alao’s son re-arraigned over fuel subsidy fraud, granted bail

The accused person is standing trial on a six count charge of fuel subsidy fraud.

Former Speaker, House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole

Dimeji Bankole alive

The rumour of the death of the former Nigerian Speaker is false.