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Multi-million Naira Bauchi Ceramic coy goes under, says Perm. Sec.

The company, if functioning, has the capacity to produce ceramic finished product that can generate revenue for the state.

Three men charged with kidnapping nine kids in Ebonyi

The men allegedly kidnapped nine kids.

Accord Party will bury PDP in Ibadan, Ladoja boasts

Some PDP leaders decamped to Accord Party in Oyo State.

17 suspected criminals in Nigeria Customs uniforms evade arrest in Ogun

 The men disguised as custom officials and laid ambush at the Abeokuta-Ibadan road.

Ondo sacks education officers over revenue generation

The Ondo Commissioner for Education made the announcement The Ondo State Commissioner for Education, Remi Olatubora, has announced the sack of all Zonal and Area Education Officers across the 18 Local Government Areas of the State. All the Zonal and Area Education Officers were also directed to hand-over all official duties and responsibilities to the […]

Southern Kaduna youth accuse Governor Yero of masterminding Deputy Speaker’s travails

The Governor described the allegations as false

PDP working committee suspends Oke’s campaign DG

The State Working Committee has suspended a chieftain of the PDP in Ogun.

Kaduna to empower 4000 citizens through SURE-P

Mr. Yero said the Subsidy Re-investment Programme will tackle Kaduna’s unemployment.

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Newspaper vendors allege harassment by Oyo officials

Newspaper vendors in Ibadan metropolis have threatened to stop distributing newspapers from Monday if the alleged harassment of their members by the officials of the Oyo State Government continues. The vendors, who complained that members of government’s Youth Empowerment Scheme of Oyo (YES-O) have been hiding under the ongoing urban renewal to harass and extort […]

Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa

Jigawa establishes seven Sharia Courts -Registrar

The Jigawa State Government said on Thursday it had established seven additional Sharia courts to improve the administration of justice in the state. The Chief Registrar of the Sharia Court of Appeal, Bala Musa, told newsmen in Dutse that the courts were established in 2012. Mr. Musa said the action was designed to increase the […]

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Police deny mass arrest of vendors in Maiduguri

The Borno State Police Command on Thursday denied carrying out mass arrest of newspaper vendors in Maiduguri. The state’s Chapter of the Newspapers Vendors’ Association had last week accused the police of conducting mass arrest of its members in the state’s capital. However, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Yuguda Abdullahi, said the allegation was not true. […]

Court grants Babalakin bail on self recognition

A Lagos Court has granted bail to billionaire businessman, Wale Babalakin, on self recognition. Mr. Babalakin is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for money laundering of N4.7 billion belonging to convicted former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori. Details later

Two killed in Ogun auto crash as angry mob chase FRSC officials

The corpses of the victims had been deposited at the morgue of Ota General Hospital. The FRSC, Itori Unit Commander, Fatai Bakare, said that two unidentified persons lost their lives in an accident along Ilogbo Junction on the Lagos- Abeokuta Expressway. He said that the incident happened when a cement laden articulated vehicle marked EKY […]

PDP throws party to honour Obasanjo

On January 18 and 19, many Nigerian leaders will abandon everything else to party with former president Obasanjo

Akure residents arrest robbery suspect

The suspected armed robber has been handed over to the Police.

NDLEA seizes 4,107.59kg of hard drugs in Kano in 2012

Indian hemp topped the seizure with 3,645.86kg

Pastor, 42, charged with raping 12-year-old girl

Pastor allegedly defiles a 12 year old girl

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Update: Dane gun shop likely cause of Ogunpa market fire

The Odunsi market in Ogunpa is currently on fire.

Nigeria Civil Defence deploys more arms to Ogun, Lagos

NSCDC tells vandals to relocate to Cameroon or Burkina Faso as Nigeria is no longer safe for them.

Fire guts FUT Minna community radio station

The VC of the school has appealed to the state governor to construct a new studio for the radio.

Governor Sullivan Chime

Group claims it found missing Enugu Governor, Sullivan Chime, in London hospital

A civil society group, Save Enugu Group, SEG, on Wednesday announced that it had traced missing Enugu Governor, Sullivan Chime, to a London hospital where he is receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment. Maxi Okwu, the convener of the group, said in a statement that special investigators commissioned by SEG found Mr. Chime lying ill […]

Judge’s absence stalls trial of Governor Sule Lamido’s son for money laundering

Aminu Lamido is being tried by the EFCC The arraignment of Aminu Lamido, son of Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, before a Federal High Court, Kano, could not go on as scheduled on Wednesday due to the absence of trial judge, Shehu Yahaya. The accused person was brought to court by operatives of the Economic […]

Petrol tanker catches fire at Ibadan NNPC station

A tanker at the NNPC mega station caught fire.

11 die in Yobe road accident- FRSC

A commercial bus carrying 14 passenger rammed into an articulated lorry.

Plateau crisis: Berom group accuses STF of bias

The STF is compromised, Berom youth say.