North East

PDP salutes Obasanjo at 75

PDP says President Obasanjo

IG decorates new DIGs, AIGs

Police boss says newly decorated officers would work with him for a better police force

IGP promises Nigeria brand new police

IG of police says his newly decorated officers will work with him to enhance a better police force

President inaugurates task force on polio

President Jonathan sets up special committee to tackle the spread of polio

Luxury bus operators regret dismantling of checkpoints

Transport officers say that arm robbers have taken over check points

Senate orders FRSC to suspend issuance of new driver

The Nigerian senate says that the FRSC is trying to usurp the powers of other government agencies

FG collaborate with china to set up 100 rice mills

Nigeria has entered an agreement with China towards the establishment of rice mills across the country

40 persons die of Lassa fever in 12 states, says Health Minister

Lassa fever has spread to at least 12 states in Nigeria killing about 40 people so far

Senate wants speedy trial for Zakari Biu over Kabiru Sokoto

police defends why Zakari Biu was recalled after a 10 year absence from the force

Atiku declares support for national conference

Former VP Atiku Abubakar says he would support a National conference but not a division of the country

EFCC arraigns two over currency counterfeiting

EFCC arrests a man for faking US dollar notes

Hippopotami cripple water transportation, fishing, farming activities in Kogi

Fishermen and Farmers in Kogi state cry out over invasion by a group of hippopotami

Senate to probe multi-million naira Govt Printing Press

The Senate has ordered staff of the information ministry to appear before it to explain the uncompleted N462m Federal Government Printing Press which began in 2001

Government blames Boko Haram sect for blood shortage in hospitals

Blood agency says Boko Haram activities have hindered blood bank target

Court remands 3 for killing top NNPC official

domestic staff, who allegedly killed their employer, to be remanded in Kuje Prison

Nigeria’s military obstructs journalists covering unrest

The Committee to Protect Journalists accuses the military of harassing journalists on duty

Boko Haram is killing northern economy, Maku says

Information minister bemoans the effect of terrorism on the socio-economic development of Northern Nigeria

Reasons Marwa rejected Adamawa polls

CPC candidate Buba Marwa alleges PDP won the Adamawa elections by cheating and rejects the results as announced by INEC

FG to approve licenses for private refineries, says Jonathan

President Jonathan seeks private sector investment for refineries

PDP applauds INEC for stand on Kogi governorship imbroglio

PDP says it is happy with INEC for supporting their candidate in the Kogi leadership fracas caused by Friday

Governors not funding Boko Haram, says Babangida Aliyu

Northern governors say that Boko Haram is trying to divide Nigeria

Analysis: Anger still looms over Nigeria

There a brewing social media protest in the country which could blow up into a full-fledged revolution

NBA urges lawyers to offer free services to arrested fuel subsidy protesters

The Nigerian Bar association says it will continue to offer pro bono services to anti subsidy protesters arrested by security forces
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Petroleum Minister sets up special committee on PIB passage

Petroleum sets up a new committee for the passage of the Petroleum Industrial Bill

National Industrial court ask FG, Labour to settle out of court

The National Industrial court which had earlier ordered the labour unions not to embark on protests asks the federal government to settle their differences with the unions out of court
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