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Alleged pipeline vandal vanishes after arraignment

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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139 aid workers killed in 2017 – UN

The UN said 2017 was the highest recorded annual death toll since 2013.

Senator Isa Misau speaking to newsmen during the National Assembly DSS shutdown

Senators to demand probe of NASS invasion by SSS

The lawmakers contend that the Federal Government cannot afford to sweep the treasonable act under the carpet.


NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Friday

The agency says storm will linger over central states

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau

Eid-el-Kabir: FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holidays

The government enjoins Nigerians to use the period to embrace the virtues of love and sacrifice for the nation’s unity

Prof. Isaac Adewole. Minister of Health

USAID donates $11 million to Nigeria for health survey

The periodic survey monitors changes in population, health and nutrition.

Chairman of INEC, Mahmood Yakubu presenting the certificates. [Photo credit: Official Twitter account of INEC]

INEC presents certificates to new parties (FULL LIST)

Nigeria now has 91 political parties, up from only three in 1999.

Couple holding hands

My husband lied concubine was his aunt, made me live with her – Wife

The court dissolved the marriage.

Lamp in Darkness used to illustrate the story

Nationwide blackout looms as GENCos warn power plants may shut down

Out of over 7,500MW available generation capacity, TCN able to transmit only 3,485MW

Jones Abiri (Photo Credit: The Cable)

Judge threatens to strike out case against journalist Jones Abiri

“Let me make this clear, if by tomorrow, the proof of evidence has not been served and witnesses called, this case would be struck out”.

Customs seizes goods worth N12.03 billion

The service says it generated N5.89 billion in eight months.

Federal Fire Service

Federal Fire Service introduces mobile app to aid firefighting

FASAPP has the capability to alert the fire service and the owner of the building simultaneously.


Court suspends hearing in suit against INEC Chairman

The appeal court had waded into the matter.

Godswill Akpabio

Court stops Saraki from declaring Akpabio’s seat vacant

The orders were made after an application by Mr Akpabio’s lawyers.

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Court strikes out suit against genetically modified crops in Nigeria

Activists warn that Nigeria’s present regulatory architecture cannot ensure food and environmental safety.

Protesters Storm Nigeria Police HQ, demand Samuel Ogundipe's release

#FreeSamuelOgundipe: Nigeria back in Buhari’s Decree 4 — Not In My Country

The anti-corruption organization demands immediate release of Premium Times journalist, Samuel Ogundipe

Bloomberg Headquarters. [Photo credit: Shen Milsom & Wilke]

Nigerian organizations receives funding to advance business journalism, market transparency

Funding is part of the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa Grants to Non-Governmental Organizations in Africa.

Ayisha Osori

Open Society Names Ayisha Osori New Head of West Africa Foundation

Ms. Osori begins her new role with a deep knowledge of OSIWA, having served as board chair for the past three years.

I may run for president – Al-Mustapha, ex-Abacha CSO

The retired major say he will will join the presidential race if prevailed upon by Nigerians to do so.

Tukur Buratai

Buratai, 49 senior officers take test in Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba

The test is part of the army’s effort to ensure that all personnel are proficient in the use of the three major Nigerian languages.

Director General, Industrial Training Fund (lTF), Joseph Ari, flanked by Director, Finance and Accounts department, Josephine Gbadamosi (left) and Director, Information & Communication Technology department, Dickson Onuoha, at the media briefing in Abuja on Tuesday

ITF wants vocational education taught from nursery schools

The hands-on skills training should begin from the crèche or kindergarten till primary and secondary levels of education.

WAEC examination

NABTEB begins registration for 2018/2019 exams

The examinations will hold from November 5 to December 7

Bukola Saraki

Saraki appoints liaison officer

Mr Onaiwu will co-ordinate relationship between the Office of the Senate President and state governments.

Lagos High court

Husband’s insatiable appetite for sex ends 7-yr-old marriage

The man says he has tried unsuccessfully to control his sex urge.

Samson-Ayokunle. [Photo credit: Hope for Nigeria]

CAN declares 3-day fasting, prayers for Nigeria

The fasting and prayers is to be held between August 27 and 29.