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Write your will before travelling for 2016 Hajj, Cleric tells Nigerian pilgrims

The cleric said travelling for Hajj may be one’s final journey.

EFCC arrests man over $145,000 love scam

The money was allegedly wired to the suspect’s Diamond Bank account number: 0028998256.

Buhari hails Mbang’s courage as former Methodist prelate clocks 80

The president commends Mr. Mbang’s courage in speaking out against tyranny, corruption and social ills.

Man who named his dog ‘Buhari’ released from prisons

Mr. Iroko was first arrested on August 14 after police received complaints from a neighbour.

Buhari praises Tam David-West as former petroleum minister turns 80

The President prays God to grant the academic good health and more fruitful years of service.

Notorious cultist nabbed in Lagos, confesses killings

The self-confessed cultist speaks of how he stabbed his victims to death.

Kaduna state assembly

Abducted Kaduna lawmaker regains freedom

The lawmaker was abducted at his residence in Abapka area of Kaduna metropolis on Tuesday.

Minister-Health-Professor-Isaac-Adewole

Health ministry, Blueprint newspaper hold seminar on Drug Indiscipline

The gathering is expected to draw participants from some relevant federal/state ministries and agencies.

Group asks BPP to probe CCB’s proposal for purchase of secretariat

The petition followed a PREMIUM TIMES report on how the CCB abandoned its multi-billion Naira headquarters building after committing N1.4 billion.

Hajj 2016: Saudi govt imposes 12-hour ban on grouping of pilgrims for stone-throwing ritual

Over 2000 pilgrims died on the first day of jamarat last year as a result of stampede.

Oby Ezekwesili

Tribune Newspaper apologises to Ezekwesili over “Buhari’s sack” report

The paper recants its Sunday report, and admits the former minister was misquoted.

Nigerian Army

Troops repel Boko Haram, kill 2 senior commanders – Nigerian Army

Boko Haram terrorists had held over 800 terrorists captives.

WHO commends Nigeria’s handling of fresh polio outbreak

The world health body praises Nigeria’s prompt response.

Justice Okon Abang

Justice Abang declines hearing kinsmen suit

Mr. Abang is from the Oron nation of Akwa Ibom State.

187 Ministries, Depts, Agencies yet to submit procurement records — BPP

Of the number, 146 complied with the directive only after they received queries from the bureau.

Buhari condemns Zamfara ‘blasphemy’ killings, pledges justice

Suspected students descended on a Christian convert for allegedly insulting the Prophet of Islam.

Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar

President Buhari congratulates Sultan of Sokoto at 60

The President says the Sultan has demonstrated uncommon leadership style, patriotism and wisdom

ANALYSIS: Old tunes on replay as Nigeria takes back seat at Rio

Twenty years ago, Nigeria was ahead of Britain at the Olympics.

Budget Padding Scandal: Jibrin celebrates one month of titanic battle with Speaker Dogara, others

“I have said repeatedly that I will continue this struggle even if I’m alone.”

Rauf Aregbesola, Osun State Governor

Debt ravaged Osun receives zero allocation in April; Bayelsa, Cross River suffer too

Bayelsa had N3.207 billion deducted from N4.812 billion allocated to it in April.

#RIPMayowa: Social media mourns Mayowa Ahmed

“By Allah, in whose hands our lives are, Mayowa Ahmed has left us in this world.”

TMG elects Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi new chairman

She was elected unopposed at the annual general meeting concluded on Saturday.

Aptitude test to join Nigeria Police holds Monday

The commission shortlisted 110, 469 out of the 338,250 for the aptitude tests.

Nigeria to train 500 ex-militants in farming

He said the training would create jobs and wealth for the youth.

AUN awards scholarships to Nigerian students

Two scholarships were not awarded in the state category because two states did not feature contestants.