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Court discharges seven murder suspects for want of evidence

The suspects were re-arrested after the release. Advertisement

Maku tasks Nigerians to be God-conscious

The son of the Chief of Defence Staff got married. Advertisement

PDP remains largest party in Africa, says Vice Chairman

The PDP lost five of its state governors to the opposition. The Peoples Democratic Party said it remains the largest political party in Africa in spite of the defection of some of its top members to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Five former PDP governors and other top officials left the ruling party, reducing the […]

Governor Aregbesola approves 13th month salary for Osun workers

The governor also distributed vehicle refurbishing loans to workers. Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun on Friday approved the payment of 100 per cent 13th month basic salary to workers in the State The governor announced the gesture in Osogbo while distributing vehicle refurbishing loans to public servants. Mr. Aregbesola said no past administration had ever […]

Anambra Poll: Women protesters demand cancellation of planned supplementary election

INEC restricts movement in the state. Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary election in Anambra State, some women have protested in the state capital, Awka, calling for the cancellation of the proposed election. The women also demanded the immediate resignation of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Attahiru Jega, for the commission’s failure to […]

Festus Iyayi to be buried December 7, says family

The don died in a road accident on October 12. Advertisement

N5.7 billion pension scam: Court dismisses application for bail variation

The suspects would remain in prison unless they meet the conditions. Advertisement

Boko Haram, crude oil theft influenced by poverty- Amaechi

Governor Rotimi Amaechi stated this in London, U.K. Advertisement

SSS arrests, releases Fashakin, brother of Buhari’s loyalist

 The suspect spent about 13 hours in SSS custody. Advertisement

Baraje faction pledges never to go back to PDP

Governors to meet with President Jonathan on Sunday Advertisement

Update: Why court freed Amigo Supermarket owner, jailed fellow Lebanese for life

The court also ordered the immediate re-opening of Amigo Supermarket. Advertisement

APC is not about me and Buhari – Tinubu

The APC denounced the FG over ultimatum to ASUU Advertisement

Native doctor docked over alleged N170, 000 fraud

The suspect pleaded not guilty Advertisement

Abuja court sentences Lebanese to life imprisonment for terrorism, frees Amigo Supermarket owner

The court found Tahal Roda, guilty of terrorism charges. Advertisement

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Lagos records 322 murder cases in one year – Police Commissioner

Thirty nine police officers were also killed in shoot-outs during the period. Advertisement

8,000 job seekers besiege UNTH Enugu for 10 openings

The unemployment rate in Enugu is one of the highest in Nigeria. At least 8,000 job seekers stormed the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital to interview for the position of administrative officers, on Thursday. The applicants responded to the university’s local advertisement for Administrative Officer II. At least, 5,000, were shortlisted for the interview. The position […]

ASUU Strike: Nigerian government’s ultimatum a joke – lecturers

The government announced the ultimatum on Monday. Some university lecturers on Thursday said that the Federal Government directive on the reopening of Federal Universities, which also directed other members of staff to resume by Dec. 4 or be sacked, was a joke. They spoke in separate telephone interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

Group asks Nigerian government to honour its health commitment

AMHiN is a national coalition of civil society organizations, media and professional bodies. Advertisement

ASUU Strike: Government threatens lecturers, deploys police officers to university campuses

About 10 hours after the Nigerian government gave one week ultimatum to striking university lecturers to call off their strike, the police announced it was deploying more officers to university campuses nationwide. The Acting Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike, had told journalists on Thursday morning that the lecturers, ASUU, had until December 4 to resume. […]

Number of Nigerians studying in the UK triples

The number of Nigerians studying for a degree in the UK trebled in just eight years, according to new statistics. The latest data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency in the UK (HESA) shows that 17,640 Nigerians enrolled to study at UK universities during 2011/12 compared to 5,385 for 2003/04. Nottingham Trent University, based in […]

PDP faults APC, Baraje faction’s merger

PDP say it is cross-carpeting and not merger. Advertisement

ASUU strike: Union writes Jonathan, gives conditions for calling off strike

Nigerian university lecturers want the president to honour his words. The Academic Staff Union of Universities [ASUU] has written to President Goodluck Jonathan, saying it has resolved to call off its strike, but wanted the president to, first, bring pressure to settle on four bottlenecks contrived to frustrate a resolution of the 5-month old impasse. […]

Senate set to increase number of judges in FCT High Court

The court currently has 37 judges. Advertisement

Abuja–Lokoja road attains 65.4 per cent completion – SURE-P Convener

The official said the road could be completed in December 2014. Advertisement

Plot to expel me will fail, says Oyinlola

The Embattled scribe of the ruling party says democracy is on trial. The embattled National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, said on Thursday that the recommendations of the party’s National Disciplinary Committee for his expulsion would not stand because ‘’nobody can build something on nothing; and falsehood on truth’’. He said […]