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Nigeria2015: PDP accuses APC of plot to derail electoral process through membership registration

Wants INEC to safeguard against the aberration committed by the opposition

Senator accuses Nigeria’s Vice President Sambo of ‘dereliction of duty’

Senator asks President to call VP to order

Nigeria: Senator accuses Nigeria’s Vice President Sambo of ‘dereliction of duty’

Senator asks President to call VP to order. A senator, Olubunmi Adetunmbi, on Friday accused Vice President Namadi Sambo, of breaching the constitution over his failure to hold the periodic National Economic Council, NEC, meetings. In a statement signed by his media aide, Tosin Omoniyi, Mr. Adetunmbi said Mr. Sambo’s failure to hold the council […]

IBB University to establish College of Health Science – Commissioner

The university is owned by the Niger State government.

DPP asks INEC not to interfere in parties’ affairs

INEC is threatening to communication with parties without standard secretariats

Maku apologises to Fulani nomads

Maku compared PDP defectors to the Fulanis

Shadowed lady used to illustrate the story.

50-year-old woman gang-raped, murdered

Woman lived alone

Money laundering: Court adjourns trial of ex-Union Bank executives, Peter Ololo

The bank executives are being charged for money laundering

Cholera kills 8 in Benue

240 people had been diagnosed with cholera in a community in Benue State

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Man docked for allegedly raping 2-year-old girl

A 29 year old man allegedly raped a two year old girl

AU, UN sign agreement to curb sexual violence in Africa

The agreement will also strengthen national policies, legislation, and institutions working on conflict-related sexual violence.

Nigeria: Faces of out of School children

According to United Nations Scientific, Cultural and Educational Organisation, UNESCO about over 10 million Nigerian children are out of school. Indeed, Nigeria is said to have the worst record in the world. Ninety percent of illiterate Nigerian children come from the North, the Supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike, has disclosed. Speaking during a working […]

Nigeria2015: Northern Elders Council declares support for Jonathan, Sambo

The council held its meeting in Kaduna

PDP’s suit to declare Amaechi, Kwankwaso, Nyako’s seats vacant stalled in Abuja court

Court rejects application by PDP lawyers to serve the governors summons on its floor.

PDP will regain lost ground from APC – Mu’azu

Mu’azu says PDP will regain lost ground

Controversy as Senator opposed to Gov. Akpabio is barred from featuring on radio station

Despite, the station owner’s claim, insiders said the station got a sudden instruction from officials of the Akwa Ibom state government urging it to block Senator Etok from speaking on the station

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‘Missing’ $20 billion: Group asks Sanusi to seek judicial redress

Wants National Assembly to enact a law insulating CBN Governors from politics

Nigerian government’s claims of implementing UNEP report on Ogoni false, Niger Delta environmental activists say

Some environmental activists in the Niger Delta region have described as untrue the claim by the federal government that it has begun the implementation of the United Nations Environmental Programme, UNEP, report on Ogoniland. The activists, in separate interviews with PREMIUM TIMES, said that such claims are “cosmetic window dressings” designed to deceive Nigerians. Peter […]

Jonathan appoints new heads for SURE-P, NTA, NAN, others

The President also appointed a new Special Adviser on National Assembly matters

Nigeria2015: Dutch Ambassador urges peaceful polls

Netherlands invested N48 million in peace studies at University of Jos

Gunmen used to illustrate the story

Gunmen kill 22 in fresh Plateau attack

Attack occurred on Thursday morning

APGA faction appoints Bianca, Ojukwu’s widow as party leader

Party scolds INEC for not consulting parties before unfolding 2015 election timetable

Ogun State set to showcase masquerades at Rio Olympics

Ogun Labour Party governorship aspirant kicks against Governor Amosun’s N19 billion loan request

Kawonise says Ogun already owes enough

Gbenga Daniel’s trial for corruption resumes April 3

Daniel was accused of misappropriation of funds

I won’t leave APC for PDP, Borno governor says

The governor registered as the first member of APC in Borno