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Customs accuse NNPC of illegal importation of petrol

The Nigeria Customs accuses NNPC of corruption and says the Ministry of Finance has been complicit in the flouting of due process by the national oil company

Police suspend commissioner over escape of Boko Haram kingpin

The police say the officer has been queried and suspected from duty

Gowon endorses Jonathan's handling of Boko Haram, security

The former head of state says the president has done well in tackling Boko Haram

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo

Customs fingers Obasanjo, Ciroma in fuel subsidy scam

Customs says it was compelled for years to clear imported petroleum products without documentation

Civil society groups say labour sold out, vow to continue protests

Civil society accuses labour of betrayal, threatening to push ahead with protests

Police arraign 51 over fuel subsidy strike in Lagos

Lagos state police says it arrested 51 protesters in the course of the nationwide strike

JTF arrests six suspected Boko Haram members

The military says it has arrested key members of the Boko Haram sect and retrieved bombs

We will force filling stations to sell at approved pump prices – DPR

DPR to force petrol stations to sell products at N97 per litre

Gunmen kill police corporal in Mubi

A police officer who was returning from his duties was shot down early Tuesday morning in Adamawa

Petroleum Minister sets up special committee on PIB passage

Petroleum sets up a new committee for the passage of the Petroleum Industrial Bill

Niger sets up Committee to assess damages

Niger State governor sets up a committee to assess damages incurred during the fuel subsidy removal protests in the state

Tunde Bakare’s group to sue FG over subsidy funds, military deployment

The Save Nigeria Group, the prominent activist group spearheading the Lagos protests against the cut in fuel subsidy, has concluded plans to sue the federal government over the disbursement of subsidy funds.

Madalla Bombing mastermind escapes custody

Alleged mastermind of the Christmas day bombings escapes police custody

Monday night killings by Boko Haram in Borno, Yobe

Islamist sect carries out fresh killings on Monday night

Strike suspension: Tourism operators count losses

Hoteliers and travel agencies bemoan the loss incurred as a result of the recently suspended nationwide organized labour strike.

EFCC raids PPPRA office over fraud in subsidy payments

The EFCC begins investigation into the monumental fraud in the NNPC and the PPRA

Kano Labour vows to continue strike, protests

The labour leaders in the North-western state said the struggle would only end when government reverts petrol price to N65 per litre

Nigerians disappointed as Labour chickens out, calling off strike

Millions of Nigerians were heartbroken today as organised labour abandoned them midway into the battle to get government to restore petrol subsidy

Jonathan under fire for flooding Nigeria with soldiers to quell protests

The president comes under severe condemnation for unleashing soldiers on peaceful protesters across the country

Jonathan blames politicians for Nigeria's woes

President Jonathan says politicians should be blamed for the nation's woes

Soldiers take over Lagos roads

The federal government deploys scores of military personnel in the streets of Lagos to prevent peaceful protests

JAF, labour's civil society partner, disowns NLC, TUC, says mass action continues

The movement says the decision to call off the strike was a betrayal of trust.

National Industrial court ask FG, Labour to settle out of court

The National Industrial court which had earlier ordered the labour unions not to embark on protests asks the federal government to settle their differences with the unions out of court
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Kano protesters defy security threat, resumes protests rally

Protesters in Kano wants President Jonathan to stand down

EFCC to probe corruption in subsidy management

Following almost two weeks of protests against the removal of subsidy on fuel as well as the perceived corruption in the oil sector, the petroleum minister orders a probe