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State creation will not solve Nigeria’s problems- Sule Lamido

The Jigawa governor sees no need for the creation of new states

Fashola tells Senate constitution committee to grant Lagos ‘special status’

The constitution review hold in all six geo-political zones of the country.

Afenifere calls on FG to re-open unresolved murder cases

The group also condemned the recent attack on a newspaper editor.

Women’s right group sues FG over Jombo-Ofo

The group said the Federal Character law violates women’s rights

Reps begin consideration of new petroleum industry bill

The petroleum industry bill is seen as a driving force for a turnaround for Nigeria’s oil earnings.

Women empowerment, solution to maternal, child mortality- civic group

The group urged every person to be involved in the fight against maternal and child mortality in Africa.

FG approves N99bn for infrastructure development in nine oil producing states

FEC goes on with its contract approval spree.

Saraki buried as Tambuwal, Ministers, Lawmakers, Sanusi attend burial

Saraki had been battling with cancer before he passed on.

Tinubu, ACN chieftains mourn Saraki

Mr. Saraki allegedly died of cancer.

Nigerians should develop culture of donating blood, Donor Recruiter says

Voluntary blood donation can save lives.

Nigeria, Korea partner to check influx of fake products

There is a large number of counterfeit products from Korea in Nigeria

EFCC arraigns ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ suspect over $8,900 love scam

The suspect is being arraigned for attempting to obtain money by false pretence and possession of fraudulent documents

Tattoos can endanger your body, expert warns

Body piercings should be discouraged, doctor says.

Nigeria spends N1.5 trillion annually on students studying abroad- group

Nigeria loses N1.5 trillion naira to foreign education

Updated: Jonathan cancels PHCN management contract awarded by Barth Nnaji

The privatization programme has been a long and tortuous journey.

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NIMASA has not submitted audited accounts since 2007- Fiscal Commission

NIMASA refused to render its account to the Fiscal Responsibility Commission

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Eulogies pour in for Saraki

Olusola Saraki, the strongman of Kwara politics, died on Wednesday at 79. His political allies, friends, family and foes had nice words for him. Presdent Goodluck Jonathan Olusola Saraki lived a very successful and fulfilled life, rising to national prominence by dint of hard work, uncommon generosity, political sagacity, dedication and wholesome commitment to the […]

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My father battled cancer for years, says Saraki’s son

The deceased had firm control over Kwara politics for decades, making him one of Nigeria’s most effective godfathers

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Olusola Saraki, strongman of Kwara politics, is dead

Olusola Saraki, the strongman of Kwara politics, is dead. He was 79. Mr. Saraki, Leader  of the Nigerian Senate during the second republic, died Wednesday morning in Lagos. His son, Bukola Saraki, who announced the death said the family “take solace in knowing that our father lived an exemplary life of service, and selfless devotion to development of […]

Power-drunk Lagos police commissioner orders reporter out of press briefing

For reporting how policemen indiscriminately shot at the residents of a house in Ikota, Lagos, while responding to a distress call, Lagos Police Commissioner, Umar Manko, on Tuesday ordered a reporter with The Punch newspapers, Kunle Falayi, out of the Police command headquarters. Mr. Falayi was at the police headquarters in Ikeja to report a […]

What FEC will discuss, Wednesday

The FEC meeting is still about contract awards.

Ondo lawmakers battle Mimiko over sack of council chairmen

The lawmakers said they took the action in line with the laws of the state.

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CBN stops N100 inter-bank ATM transactions charges

Customers have always complained about the N100 interbank ATM transaction charges.

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Max Air transports 25 thousand pilgrims to Nigeria

The Airline transported pilgrims from 17 states.

Academics, administrators reject amendment of Tertiary Education Fund Act

Academics and administrators all rejected the proposed amendments.