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NJC recalls Ayo Salami

The embattled Court of Appeal president is on his way back to his seat after an eight-month controversial suspension

Over 100m Nigerians have no official identity


No plan to change Ministers now, Presidency

President Jonathan says that he is confident in the abilities of his current ministers

Health workers' strike cripples services at OAUTH

Doctors at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital abandoned their posts to press home demands for better working conditions

Students storm court to press court to expedite prosecution of ex-Gov. Goje

Youth in Gombe say they won't tolerate the kind of charade that exemplified the trial of former governor James Ibori

Court grants pension fraud suspect N50m bail

A Federal High Court has granted bail to a man standing trial

Travelogue: To Niger Republic in search of Aisha By Aliyu Tilde

Throughout my visit, I was delighted by the development and orderliness of Niger. If the Ghana I saw in 2007 gave me hope that Africans can achieve good governance, Niger brought that message closer home because of its proximity and our cultural affinity.

Bomb scare at Lagos Airport

"There is no cause for alarm," Mr. Olukunle said. "We simply took precautions, and it turned out the bag was harmless."


Olaitan Oyerinde will be laid to rest in his home town in Ede, Osun State.

Oyo House orders compulsory teaching of religious studies in schools

Oyo State lawmakers say all pupils of state owned schools must take Islamic or Christian religious studies

EFCC sends 33 operatives away

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has sent away 33 operatives in an attempt to rid itself of questionable characters

Senate committee denies N2bn bribe allegation

Senate chair handling the Pensions Funds investigations offers himself to anti-graft agencies for investigation

Customs bans handbags in offices

The Nigerian Customs has banned all its employees from bringing their hanbags or laptop bags to work

David Mark returns to senate, urges government dialogue with Boko Haram

David Mark takes a jab at the executive arm and security agencies for Nigeria

JTF arrests 21 Ghanaians, 5 Nigerians for illegal bunkering

JTF says it recovered more than 250,000 tons of crude oil which the bunkerers allegedly stole from a vandalized Shell pipeline

Lagos doctors unmoved after dismissal

The NMA says, "Lagos state is behaving like a 17th century emperor, and such an emperor in 21st century cannot survive."

Court sends pension fund suspect to prison

Prosecutors say the former Pensions Account director bought a N399 million hotel in Abuja with stolen funds

Gunmen kill Nigerian, Lebanese, kidnap another

Gunmen have killed two men and kidnapped a Lebanese man working on the Zaria Water Rehabilitation Project

Human Rights Watch wants Nigeria to "show commitment" to Zamfara lead poisoning

Human Rights Watch says the Zamfara Lead poisoning is one of the worst such crisis in modern history

Breaking News: Riot in Potiskum

Youth in Potiskum accuse the JTF of complicity in last week

Tearful Oshiomhole says Edo PDP godfather behind his aide's assassination

Governor Oshiomhole says

Envoy seeks review of trade relations between Nigeria and Senegal

Nigerian diplomat encourages Senegal to strengthen their economic relations with Nigeria.

Fraudster bags two years jail term Over $32, 200 scam

A 25 year old man has been sentenced over his involvement in a love scam

Supreme Court dismisses Fani-Kayode

Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, will defend himself against the charges brought against him by the EFCC

Police nab Lebanese for allegedly fleecing Nigerians

The SFU says the Lebanese man swindled a Nigerian businessman of $80,000