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Katsina doctors threaten strike over poor healthcare facilities

Doctors in Katsina have given the State Government three weeks to start work on improving healthcare facilities or risk a doctors strike.

Beware of fake EFCC officials, commission warns

he EFCC says some people are parading themselves as officials of the commission to dupe unsuspecting victims.

Police arrest 147 over Kaduna violence

I47 youth have been arrested for their involvement in the recent Kaduna Violence

Akwa Ibom govt rushes out nonfunctional e-library websites after PREMIUM TIMES report

Investigations uncover multiple websites hurriedly released for Akwa Ibom e-library to challenge this newspaper

Jimoh Ibrahim to appear before police over pension scam

The embattled businessman who is already being tried for tax evasion, and forgery, is now being investigated for pension fraud

EFCC arraigns fraudsters for defrauding Australian

Two suspected fraudsters, Abiola Ayanlaja and Michael Atirene, have been accused of defrauding an Australian lady.

Ogun police recover 16 vehicles; arrest 8 armed robbers in 2 days

Ogun state police have recovered 16 cars and arrested 8 robbers in the state

Presidential convoy defies traffic rules, endangers road users in Abuja

Presidential convoy caused great discomfort to road users in Abuja on Wednesday

Immigration refuses 31,556 foreigners entry into Nigeria

Nigerian Immigration Service said it denied over 30,000 foreigners visas to enter the country

Death toll in Kano attack rises to 18

Police in Kaduna says 18 people have been killed in the crisis

INVESTIGATION: Much hyped Akwa Ibom "e-library" has no website

Akwa Ibom state builds an e-library without a website. Yet the governor claims books can be downloaded from remote locations

HIV/AIDS: WHO earmarks N10m for condoms in Adamawa

The WHO says the condoms will help reduce the rising spate of HIV/AIDS

Patience Jonathan bags UN Africa's Tourism Ambassador award

A UN organ has named Patience Jonathan a tourism ambassador

Insecurity: Northern youth blast Mark for blaming elders

Northern youth say that senate president has not been in the forefront of the fight against insecurity

SSS dismisses 2 operatives accused of armed robbery

The SSS has dismissed two of its operatives who were charged to court by the police for alleged armed robbery

FG, EPIC Oil to create 100,000 jobs through new refinery

The new refinery to be located in President Jonathan

Corporal,10 others killed during attack on Kano formations, police say

Kano State police say at least 10 gunmen have been killed by its officials while several others escaped with gunshot wounds

UNILORIN expels 13 students for misconduct

The students have been expelled for such offenses as

NPA unmoved by plight of retirees

The Nigerian Ports Authority appears unshaken by the plight of its aged retirees as it has refused to comply with directives from the Supreme Court

Federal Government denies losing two US accounts over money laundering

The Federal Government says the allegations that it lost two of its US accounts over money laundering are false and malicious

Obasanjo

After much ado, The Ogun State electoral commission has given the Obasanjo led faction of Ogun PDP, the go ahead to contest the local government elections in the state.

2 SSS officials remanded for alleged armed robbery

2 officials of the State Security Service have been accused of robbery

Electrocution: Ajimobi orders demolition of structures in Apata Market

The market located in the path of a high tension cable is to be relocated

SERVICOM review tops agenda for Wednesday

FEC to deliberate on ways to strengthen SERVICOM to make it more functional

Jonathan fires NNPC boss, Austen Oniwon, names Andrew Yakubu as replacement

The president's new appointments areexpected to overhaul the oil and gas sector