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Daily Times ‘fraud’: Court adjourns Anosike brothers’ suit

The Federal Government is prosecuting the Anosike brothers for fraud.

Akala, Senator Agboola must face trial for N11.5bn ‘fraud’, court rules

Akala and two others are being tried for involvement in a N11.5 billion fraud

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Truck kills eight Ogun secondary school students

The Ogun secondary school students had just closed from school.

Palace Chiefs meet over kidnap of Okonjo-Iweala’s mother

The traditional ruler has not yet returned to the town.

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Arsonists set church ablaze

Complaints had been made to the police about a likely attack.

Babalakin planning to escape from Nigeria, court told

Babalakin is being prosecuted for alleged involvement in a N4.7 billion money laundering

I want to be Lagos Governor- indicted Speaker Ikuforiji

The speaker is being prosecuted for corruption.

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Anonymous donor gives N250mn to Kings College, Edo College

Two schools-Kings College, Lagos and Edo College, Benin- received N250 million from an unknown donor.

Jigawa Governor’s son arrested for money laundering

The culprit was arrested at the airport.

“I bless all of you from my heart”- Pope Benedict XVI on Twitter

The Pope already had about 600 thousand followers before his first tweet.

We’re sorry; Akpabio, SSS tell brutalized reporter, journalists

The SSS said they are investigating the incident.

Don’t consume libido enhancing drugs, NAFDAC warns Nigerians

The agency also advised Nigerians not to buy drugs from hawkers.

INEC suggests 5 political parties for Nigeria

The electoral body leader said it would help sanitise the electoral process.

Breaking News: Babalakin absent in court as lawyer withdraws from suit

The case has been adjourned to 12.00 noon.

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40-year-old okada rider docked for stealing kolanuts, palm oil

The case was adjourned to December 13.

Two police officers arrested, detained over Okonjo-Iweala’s mother kidnap

Ikechukwu Aduba, Delta Commissioner of Police, on Tuesday said that the command was not party to any negotiation for ransom over the kidnap of Prof. Kamene Okonjo. He said that two policemen, who were supposed to be on duty when Mrs Okonjo, mother of Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was kidnapped, had been arrested and detained, […]

President Goodluck Jonathan

Under pressure from Boko Haram, kidnappers, FG endorses militias in states

Following unrelenting onslaught from the Boko Haram and kidnappers across the country, the National Economic Council (NEC) on Tuesday in Abuja endorsed the establishment of security outfits in states to enhance the security of people’s lives and property across the country. Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti made this known, while briefing State House correspondents on […]

Governors demand release of one billion dollars from Excess Crude Account

Governors of the 36 states on Tuesday said that they were considering the release of one billion dollars from the Excess Crude Account to help them to meet their financial obligations. The Deputy Governor of Sokoto, Alhaji Mukhtar Shagari, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the National Economic Council (NEC) […]

Three weeks to 2013, Jonathan demands extra N161bn to fund 2012 budget

President Jonathan says the money is needed to make petrol available to Nigerians for Christmas

WAEC to stop schools from registering external candidates — Coordinator

WAEC says registration of external students constitutes the bulk of examination malpractices.

Federal High Court

Release me because my father’s former police commissioner, subsidy scam suspect tells court

The accused is being prosecuted for fraudulently obtaining N1.5 billion

Mines Minister, CBN dialogue to raise funds for mining sector

“I have met with the governor of the CBN to discuss financial assistance to investors in the sector,” the Minister said.

Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto State Governor

We have not abandoned subsidy report–Tambuwal

Tambuwal says all those indicted in the fuel subsidy regime scam will be punished.

Protesters burn commissioner’s house, LG boss’, legislator’s

The youth burnt down the houses of a commissioner, a legislator and the council chairman.

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Don’t post NYSC members to schools; they cause mass failure- Teachers Council

The Teachers Council said they don’t want corps members in schools as teachers