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UPDATE: Why Corporate Affairs Commission’s staff embarked on strike

The union chairman, Mr. Buba, says the staff will remain at home until authorities at CAC meet their demands for better package.

Boko Haram forces 15,000 pupils out of school in Borno; kills over 170 teachers, students

Attacks on schools have been frequent since 2012.

Confusion as authorities bandy conflicting casualty figures in Lagos plane crash

 It was a show of shame Thursday as Nigerian aviation and emergency authorities could not provide accurate information about a plane crash involving 20 passengers and crew.

Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, staff embark on strike over pay

The workers shutdown their offices.

Again, Police stop PDM meeting in Bauchi

The police said it took a security precaution.


Strike: FG sets up committee to look into demands of Nigeria postal workers

The government wants to avert the strike by the postal workers.

Senator Chris Ngige

Anambra governorship election: Ngige unveils manifesto, presents Okeke as running mate

Chris Ngige is the candidate of the APC for the November Anambra election.

Nigeria lawmakers accuse presidency of incompetence over handling of oil theft

The House of Reps said the president should do more to address oil theft.

PDP crisis: Saraki denies asking for immunity from EFCC probe

The former Kwara Governor said the Baraje-led PDP never made such demand.

How Obasanjo received news of rumoured death of son, Gbenga, in Lagos plane crash

Gbenga Obasanjo was rumoured to have died in the crash.

Despite plane crash, Agagu’s family, associates to proceed with burial Friday

The plane conveying Mr. Agagu’s corpse crashed on Thursday in Lagos.

94 die, 250 missing as migrant boat sinks off Italy

The UN has expressed shock at the incident.

Nigeria to immunise 35 million children against measles – Official

The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency announced the plan.

Jonathan mourns victims of Lagos plane crash, orders investigation

President Jonathan views the plane crash as most unfortunate and regrettable.

Plane crash: Aviation Minister assures of safety of Nigeria’s airspace

The plane was transporting the corpse of ex-Ondo governor, Olusegun Agagu.

Agagu’s community had premonition of tragedy – Family member

The plane crash occurred on Thursday in Lagos.

Why ex-Niger Delta militants invaded Nigerian embassy in Russia- Ambassador

The students claimed to be owed over a million naira each.

Anti-corruption groups disagree with President Jonathan on Nigeria’s ‘tolerable’ corruption level

Corruption and impunity remain a major problem in the country.

Soldiers raid Boko Haram camps in Yobe, arrest 15

Scores were killed in the raid.

Nigeria withdraws sponsorship of 6 Niger Delta students in Russia University

The student-delegates attacked the Nigerian Embassy in Moscow on September 30.

N25.7 billion fraud: Court orders Atuche’s lawyers to pay N10,000 fine for wasting time of court

Atuche allegedly stole N25.7 billion from Bank PHB.

4,260 deaths recorded in road accidents in 2012, says FRSC

Bauchi recorded the highest number of deaths in road accidents.

Northern Governors call for thorough Investigation into Lagos plane crash

Northern governors describe the crash as a national tragedy. The Northern States Governors Forum, NSGF, has expressed shock and deep sadness over the crash of an aircraft belonging to Associated Airline, conveying the remains of former Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Agagu. The NSGF described the crash as a national tragedy. The chairman of the […]

13 people dead in plane crash involving aircraft carrying Agagu’s body

The identities of the victims will be released after their families were informed, authorities say. Aviation authorities said Thursday that 13 people were confirmed dead in a crash involving an airplane that was to convey the body of former governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Agagu, and sympathizers, from Lagos to Akure, the Ondo state capital, […]

Plane carrying Agagu’s remains crashes in Lagos, NEMA confirms 11 dead

A plane has crashed at the Lagos airport, witnesses and an official have said. A witness said the crash occurred at the local wing of the airport close to the section were JET-A1, plane fuel, is stored. Fire service officials were seen evacuating the occupants of the plane. It is not yet clear if there […]