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Why Nigeria can’t release Alamieyeseigha to Britain for trial – Presidency

The Nigerian presidency will also not hand over Mr. Alamieyeseigha to the U.K. for trial.

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Achebe played politics all his life – ANA

Nigerian writers gathered in Abuja to celebrate Chinua Achebe.

JTF arrests 4 gunmen, recovers arms, ammunition in Kano

The task force raided a building used by insurgents.

Leadership Newspapers journalists sue Nigerian Police, demand N10m damages

The two reporters were released on Tuesday evening.

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Why we cannot act on the confusion in APGA – INEC

Commission says it is yet to receive court papers reinstating former national chair.

APC sets up 14-member committee to resolve contending issues

May adopt final positions on all issues Friday.

INEC announces massive re-organisation, retirement of some directors

According to INEC’s consultants, the number of staff in the commission is way too much.

Denial of Registration: Rival APC sues INEC, hires ‘30 senior lawyers’

The party accused INEC of working in cahoots with the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN to deny it registration.

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Popular Abuja-radio programme “Brekete family” back on air

Brekete Family prides itself as being the only reality radio talk magazine programme in Nigeria.

Anenih not usurping our functions-PDP NWC

PDP says Mr. Anenih’s election as the chairman of the BoT has been most beneficial to the PDP.

Group petitions judicial council over El-Rufai’s controversial allocations

Mr. El-Rufai said he budgeted an annual grant to support the judiciary.

Sports Commission boss, Ekeji, retires

Patrick Ekeji was DG of Nigeria’s sports commission.

20 people killed in Yobe accident- FRSC

The accident occurred along the Kano-Maiduguri highway.

Christopher Kolade, SURE-P boss, has not resigned- spokesperson

Mr. Kolade has not resigned, his spokesperson said to PREMIUM TIMES.

Why Jonathan is victimizing me – Gov. Amaechi

Mr. Amaechi accused the presidency of scheming to remove him as chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum.

My daughter died a natural death, says late Ekiti deputy governor’s father

The father of the late Ekiti State deputy governor, Festus Famuagun, on Monday dismissed speculations in political circles in the state that political opponents desirous of stepping into her post killed the late Olufunmilayo Olayinka, who died on April 6. Mr. Famuagun spoke while receiving members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, led by […]

President Goodluck Jonathan

Nigerian Presidency resorts to Gestapo tactics as police detain four Leadership editors

In what critics are describing as a creeping descent into dictatorship, the Nigeria Police on Monday detained four journalists of Abuja-based Leadership newspaper for refusing to name their source for a story which alleged the presidency was plotting to sabotage the merger of the leading opposition parties in the country. The story, entitled “Outrage Trails […]

PDP questions INEC’s impartiality over NWC report

Nigeria’s ruling party said it is discussing with elected public officials to resolve the crisis.

APGA controversy deepens as two national chairmen emerge in one day

The Appeal Court returned Victor Umeh as chairman.

PDP summons Ministers to present scorecard

The ministers will brief the PDP on their respective policies and projects.

Blame INEC if 2015 general elections fail – ACE

Group says the inability of INEC to update voter register is worrisome.

APC will not change name, acronym- Lai Mohammed

The party accused the ruling Peoples Democratic Party of promoting other rival associations with the same acronym.

Kidnappers of ex-Borno council boss demand N50mn ransom

The Borno State Government and the Kidnappers haggle over N50 million ransom. By Ola’ Audu

Group asks police to stop harassing Leadership Newspapers

HURIWA asks the Federal Government to go to court if it has a case against the organization.

Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto State Governor

Tambuwal raps Jonathan over “abuse” of state pardon

The Speaker of the Nigerian Parliament spoke in Abuja on Monday.