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LAGBUS, BRT to extend Lagos free ride to Easter Monday

The buses were also free on Good Friday. The LAGBUS Asset Management Ltd., operators of LAGBUS and the Lagos Area Metropolitan Transport Authority (LAMATA), operators of Bus Rapid Transport (BRT)– will extend their free ride to commuters on Easter Monday, April 1. The two operators said on Friday in Lagos that the bus ride, which […]

Soldiers capture five Boko Haram suspects, seize Kalashnikovs in Kano

The suspects were captured in Kano which has seen a recent spate of bombings attributed to Boko Haram.

TUC issues three-day ultimatum to Aero Contractors over sack of workers

TUC condemned the airline’s use of the Police to arrest workers.

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FRSC warns against night journeys

The Corps advised road users to avoid over-speeding.

Borno PDP chairman may lose seat for opposing Jonathan

The PDP said it has no plans to remove the party chairman

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Health experts to meet in Lagos over cerebral palsy

The experts want to develop a project for the care of children living with cerebral palsy.

Fashola is persecuting me for defending Lagos slum dwellers, activist claims

The Lagos governor said the activist’s allegations are baseless.

Haiti restates interest for AU associate member status

The Haiti Prime Minister visited his Ivorian counterpart.

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Exclusive: How ACN, ANPP, APGA, CPC may share positions in APC

Members canvass two positions for picking national and state officials of APC. With its victory in the acronym “war” almost certain, the All Progressives Congress is set to meet in Abuja on Thursday, April 4, to take a final decision on all the documents that will accompany its application for registration to the Independent National […]

Ex-Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, backs amnesty for Boko Haram

By Edwin Nwachukwu Nigeria’s former Military Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar,  on Thursday joined other Nigerians to seek amnesty for members of the extremist Boko Haram sect. “Anything that can bring peace in the country to the people needs to be studied and to see the merit and demerit of such an action. “Yes there […]

Soyinka raises alarm: Nigeria on brink of another civil war

Nigeria is on the brink of collapse, and might descend into a civil if the growing insecurity in the country is not arrested, The Nation newspaper is quoting Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, as warning Thursday in Lagos. The paper also quoted the National Leader of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as […]

Court bars NBA from raising practising fees for lawyers

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to allow lawyers maintain payment of the old practising fees, pending the determination of a substantive suit before the court. Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia gave the order in her ruling in a suit filed by five lawyers against the NBA, over increase in the […]

Update: Okorocha nominates new deputy governor as Assembly impeaches Agbaso in Imo

The new deputy governor would be Mr. Okorocha’s Chief of Staff.

Mandela in hospital with lung infection

President Zuma has asked for prayers for Mandela and family.

Bayelsa admits owning suspected terrorist building in Lagos, denounces suspects

The State acknowledged ownership of the building.

ECOWAS to review standards to promote animal health, trade

Regulated standards are vital to the increase in regional and international trade in animal products.

Revealed: The court order Adoke, EFCC, CBN don’t want to obey

The CBN and the EFCC have appealed the order.

Jonathan, Amosun, Akinjide mourn Oluwole Awolowo

Mr. Awolowo died on Wednesday in London.

University of Jos VC pays tribute to Achebe

The VC commended the late author for his integrity.

Britain writes FG, requests ex-convict Alamieyeseigha’s extradition to London

By Paulinus Aidoghie The United Kingdom has said that it has not given up on its efforts to extradite former Bayelsa State governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, back to Britain to face trial, the Sun Newspaper is reporting today. The UK said it had already contacted the Federal Government requesting Mr. Alamieyeseigha’s extradition, and was awaiting a […]

Breaking News: Imo Deputy Governor impeached

The House of Assembly impeached the Deputy Governor.

Presidency keeps Nigerians guessing, says no immediate plans to remove petrol subsidy

Presidential spokesman reassures Nigerians.

Update: 18 civilians, two police officers feared killed in fresh Plateau attack

Residents and a doctor said 18 corpses were counted.

Jonathan meets police authorities over clash with civil defence

The president stressed the need for cooperation between the two security agencies.

God saved me from Boko Haram in Ganye- Police DPO

The police boss said his house in Adamawa was burnt down by the gunmen.