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Group petitions Lagos government on poor state of Ejigbo-Idimu road

The group made an FOI request to the Lagos government.

Africa: Senegal, Kenya Lead Africa’s Internet Surge, iGDP

Senegal and Kenya are the African countries where the internet is having the biggest economic impact, according to a new report. The report, by the management consulting firm McKinsey, says in a ranking of the contribution which the internet makes to gross domestic product that in Senegal it is 3.3 percent of GDP. Internationally, Senegal […]

‘There is no problem between me and Nwoye,’ says Metuh

As PDP candidate decides tonight on participation in proposed supplementary election

Rivers Crisis: Amaechi loses in Court, appeals judgement

Rivers Government applies for stay of execution of judgement

Kings College

FG committed to transforming Nigeria’s unity colleges – official

Nigeria has 104 unity secondary schools owned by the federal government.

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Doctor arraigned for allegedly killing pregnant woman during abortion

The judge ordered the case transferred to a superior court.

Jonathan under fire for nominating “corrupt” ex-Gov. Muazu as PENCOM boss

Mu’azu was accused of looting N19.8 billion from state coffers

N5.6 billion pension fraud: Ex-Oyo HOS, others to know fate Tuesday

The EFCC opposed the bail applications of the suspects

INTERVIEW: Nigeria is safer than most developing countries- AUN Librarian

“In two years in Yola, I have never lost anything, but in three weeks in Paris I lost my Samsung Galaxy.”

Anambra Poll: NBA backs supplementary election

The NBA said the election was characterised by logistic challenges. The Nigeria Bar Association Election Working Group, NBA-EWG, said it supports the conduct of a supplementary election in some parts of Anambra State because many voters in the November 16 governorship poll in the state were disenfranchised. The group, in its report on the election, […]

Gunmen kill two, burn 200 houses in Shendam, Plateau

Authorities are investigating the attack. At least two people were killed and about 200 houses burnt in an attack in Kuka Village, Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State on Saturday.‬ ‪Confirming the incident to journalists in Jos on Sunday, the media officer of the Special Task Force on Jos crisis, Salisu Mustapha, said that […]

Oduahgate: Jonathan arrives Abuja, confirms receipt of N255 million armoured cars report

The president said he would meet the G7 governors this week. President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said he has received the report of the three-member administrative panel of enquiry set up to probe the Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah’s role in the purchase of two bullet proof cars. The President had in October instituted the panel […]

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Girl, 12, allegedly commits suicide in Ebonyi

A 12-year-old girl, Chisom Okechukwu, has committed suicide, hanging herself at her family compound at Nnoche-Uduke Community in Okpoitumo in the Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Miss Okechukwu, a primary five pupil at Nnoche-Uduke Primary School, was said to have left home on Saturday and was not seen […]

APC apologises to ex-Gov. Bafarawa over visit to Gov. Wamakko

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has apologised to former Governor Attahiru Bafarawa of Sokoto State for failing to intimate him of their recent visit to incumbent Gov. Aliyu Wamakko. A seven-man delegation, led by former Governor John Oyegun of Edo and Governor AbdulAziz Yari of Zamfara, visited Sokoto on Sunday to […]

Islamic organisation demands religious studies be made compulsory in schools

Organisation says religious studies would check moral decadence

Akinjide reiterates commitment to creation of Ibadan State

Minister was receiving award in Ibadan

Premium Times correspondent emerges Ogun Best Crime Reporter

The award was presented by NUJ Ogun

Lai Mohammed

‪Anambra Poll: We have provided evidence to warrant cancellation, APC insists

APC says INEC is violating its own edicts

Saudi Arabia arrests 562 illegal Nigerian migrants – Envoy

Nigerian Consulate appeals to illegals to come forward

World Powers reach historic deal with Iran on nuclear enrichment

Isreal calls deal ‘historic mistake’

‪Nigeria military shuts 59 illegal refineries, seizes 4 vessels in Niger Delta‬- Spokesperson

The JTF also arrested seven suspects.

Mike Akhigbe buried

The burial was witnessed by Vice President Namadi Sambo, Senate President David Mark and others.

ASUU ends NEC meeting, keeps mum on outcome till meeting with Jonathan

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) rose from a two-day National Executive Council Meeting (NEC) on Saturday in Kano with a resolve to keep mum until it met with President Goodluck Jonathan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting was held at an undisclosed venue, away from the ASUU secretariat. However, a […]

Amaechi to Okonjo-Iweala: You lied on missing $5 billion crude oil money

The Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, on Saturday accused the Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, of providing false details on how the federal government tampered with and depleted the Excess Crude Account, ECA, leaving as much as $5 billion(N794 billion) allegedly unaccounted for. Mr. Amaechi had first accused the government of secretly withdrawing the huge sum […]

Jonathan declared fit, to return to Nigeria Sunday- Abati

The president will arrive Abuja on Sunday evening.