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Fuel scarcity spreads nationwide

Passengers groan over hike in transport fares in Lokoja

The operators say the hike in transport fare is caused by the fuel scarcity and a hike in the fuel products

Watch out for bombs in Christmas packages, police warn Gombe residents

Police warn Gombe residents to be careful of bombs that might come in Christmas packages.

Niger Governor, Aliyu, berates Nigerians who celebrated Yakowa, Azazi’s death

The Niger State Governor said

Ogun virginity test Principal may undergo psychiatric evaluation

Officials of the Ogun State Health Ministry doubt the mental well-being of the principal.

Ribadu, others sign Yakowa’s condolence register

Mr. Ribadu signed the condolence register opened for late Mr. Yakowa

Breaking News: Workers suspend seven-month strike in Plateau

The Plateau workers suspended the strike on Thursday.

I lost depositors N360,000, now they are after me, man tells court

The man lost the money contributed by his Kaduna customers.

THE REMAINS OF THE VICTIMS OF HALICOPTER CRASH IN YENAGOA

Yakowa buried at Kaduna country home

Mr. Yakowa died in a helicopter crash in Bayelsa on December 15.

Anambra threatens to revoke 500 residential plots in Awka

Anambra government has asked the plot owners to develop their lands or risk revocation.

Illegal schools to be shut down in Akwa Ibom

Commissioner for Education in Akwa Ibom says illegal private schools in the state will be shut down.

Ajimobi’s aides assault protesting ex-political office holders

The former public officials said Mr. Ajimobi’s aides harassed them.

CPC urges Jonathan to stop comments on Ondo guber poll

The CPC said Mr. Jonathan should halt his comments on a matter before the court.

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Ogun suspends principal for allegedly conducting virginity test on female students

The principal allegedly made some female students in the school go through a virginity test

Ogun police apprehend 2,049 suspects in 2012

The Police in Ogun say they are doing are wonderful job in curbing crime in the state.

Police officers besiege Lagos Labour House over okada protest

The Lagos police don’t want the okada riders to protest.

Ohakim blames Governor Okorocha for kidnappings in Imo

A former governor of Imo, Ikedi Ohakim, on Tuesday, blamed the recent kidnappings in the state on unemployment. Mr. Ohakim said this at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rally at Isiala, Mbano Local Government Area of the state. He explained that insecurity in the state was as a result of the sack of 10,000 youths employed into the […]

Suffering Abia pensioners hand “deaf” Governor Orji to God

Abia pensioners said they have resorted to prayers for God to touch the heart of Governor Theodore Orji to pay the arrears of their harmonised pensions and gratuity. The Chairman of the union, Chiadikaobi Abarikwu, said this during the 2012 Pensioners’ Day Celebration on Tuesday in Umuahia. Abarikwu said that the non-payment of the arrears […]

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Man, 43, in court for performing sexual act on minor

A 43-year-old man, Ogundele Adeyemi,  on Tuesday appeared before an Osogbo Senior Magistrates’ Court on a one-count charge of performing a sexual act on a six year old girl. The police prosecutor, Inspector Wilson Mireti, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Dec. 10  at about 4pm at Otan Ile in Obokun […]

Plateau workers restrict demonstrations to NLC secretariat

The Plateau workers were chased with tear gas from the government secretariat.

Yakowa’s wife, others in contention for Kaduna deputy governor’s seat

Mrs. Yakowa contends with three others for the post of deputy governor in Kaduna State.

Salesman stabs colleague to death over N500 gift in Ondo

The Ondo salesman wanted a larger share of the N500 gift.

We have not withdrawn petition from election tribunal-Ondo PDP

Ondo state chapter of the PDP says it will follow through with the petitions it filed against Governor Olusegun Mimiko.