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Governor Yero swears in new Kaduna commissioners

The commissioners asked to disregard ethnic and religious affiliations in discharge of duties.

Nigeria lost N2.6trillion to 2012 flood disaster, says NEMA‬

‪Nigeria recorded about N2.6 trillion to the 2012 flood disaster, the Director General, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Mohammad Sani-Sidi, said on Wednesday in Abuja.‬ ‪Speaking at the presentation of the 2012 Flood Post Disaster Need Assessments, PDNA, and Disaster Risk Management to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation,SGF, Pius Anyim, the Director […]

Court orders police to arrest senator, son

 The PDP Senator was sued by an APC leader in Jigawa.

Maiduguri residents express joy over return of GSM services

GSM services were shut in Borno for over seven months.

Nigerian soldiers used to illustrate the story.

Nigerian military extends Mubi curfew by four hours

The curfew would not last from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

Taraba Acting Governor sacks Head of Service, SUBEB chairman

The acting governor also named replacements.

Plateau Police to treat cattle rustlers as armed robbers

Commissioner advises youth against cattle rustling

Importers urge FG to make Onitsha Port cargo destination

The importers want to receive their foreign goods direct in Onitsha.

University College Hospital Ibadan

UCH doctors suspend strike for a month

Doctors ask government to fulfill own side of bargain

Anambra: INEC presents Certificate of Return to Obiano

Governor-elect thanked Anambra people for electing him.

Imoke suspends seven Cross River commissioners, 13 Special Advisers for absenteeism

The appointees missed the state’s World’s AIDS Day.

Nasarawa nPDP members give conditions for joining APC

The faction said it was suspicious of the governor.

How Fayose used Ekiti funds to build private home, purchase mother’s car, witness tells court

Mr. Fayose is being prosecuted by the EFCC.

Governor Chime wants NPC to conduct credible census in 2016

The National Population Commission is to conduct a census in 2016.

Peace Mass Transit

Peace Mass Transit boss dumps PDP, joins APC in Enugu

Opposition leaders excited over defection of popular transporter

One killed, 11 injured in Osun auto crash

FRSC advises divers to ensure good conditions of vehicles before long journeys

rape victim

Man rapes 12-year-old girl in Osun

The fifty year old raped girl in her home

Unijos school gate used to illustrate the story. (IPPIS)

University of Jos orders lecturers to resume Wednesday

Lecturers are demanding that all their entitlements be paid

Update: Scores killed as Boko Haram attacks military base, airport, others in Maiduguri

Scores of people are believed to have been killed

Boko Haram attacks Borno airport as military declares 24 hour curfew

Scores of people are believed to have been killed

Group drags Governor Al-Makura to court for abandoning accident victim hit by convoy

The accident was caused by a driver in the governor’s convoy.

Sokoto to construct Nigeria–Niger Republic road for N1 billion

The road will connect a council in Sokoto to a town in Niger Republic.

Alaafin recommends old Oyo Empire as model for nation building

The Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi,  on Saturday, advocated the adoption of the historic Oyo Empire as a model for the development of a strong and prosperous Nigeria. Mr. Adeyemi made the call in Oyo during the conferment of honorary chieftaincy titles on Gov. Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State and his wives. According to the monarch, the […]

Lagos state on map

Lagos to demolish structures under electric transmission cables

Commissioner says such structures constitute grave danger

UNN, ESUT announce December 2 resumption, challenge ASUU

The university managements announced the resumption.