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DANA Air defends self, says aircraft not faulty despite old age

DANA Air insists the aircraft which crashed and killed 153 persons on Sunday was in perfect condition

26 persons survive food poisoning in Katsina

Six adults and 20 children, who ate guinea corn that had been prepared with chemicals for planting, have been discharged from the hospital

UCH has no equipment to tackle Cervical Cancer

Nigeria

DANA crash: 5 NUC officials killed in plane crash

Five top officials the National Universities Commission lost their lives in the ill-fated DANA flight

Labour demands air travel industry overhaul, as more Nigerians mourn crash victims

Nigerians want government to enforce compliance with operational standards to avoid future mishaps

Gunmen abduct medical doctor in Nsukka

A medical doctor was abducted in his hospital on Saturday night

DANA Air mishap: President visits crash site, says, "We'll make sure this does not happen again"

"We have been working very hard to improve the aviation sector. This particular incident is a major setback," Mr. Jonathan says

Unknown assailants kill newly-wedded man, two others in Maiduguri

A newly married man has been murdered in his home in Maiduguri

DANA Air mishap: Crashed plane's black box found

After the device was found, officials say investigation has just begun

Ekiti says no going back on compulsory test for teachers

The government says the teachers have begun the strike action to avoid a competence test

Dana air mishap:Fashola rescues three kids from crash site

Rescue workers are yet to ascertain whether the parents of the kids were killed in the crash

Full list of DANA crash victims

Names of victims of the ill-fated DANA flight 0992

Nigerian receives 7 awards at City University of New York

Diplomat

Dana commiserates with crash victims

DANA Air says a call centre has been set up to respond to enquiries on the crash

N557million arms scandal: ICPC files criminal charges against ex-IGP, Ehindero

Mr. Ehindero is the second police chief to stand trial for corruption

Robber kills colleague during robbery operation

A gang member mistakenly killed his colleague

HID Awolowo

HID Awolowo not dead, say family members

The woman her husband described as jewel of inestimable jewel is alive and hearty

Jonathan declares 3-day national mourning

The president also cancels all his appointments for Monday

Atiku, Kalu, Fani-Kayode, others mourn crashed victims

It was a black weekend for Nigeria with a string of tragedies killing people

FCT minister threatens to withhold Area Council funds for poor performance

FCTA warns Councils against poor performance and use of monthly allocation

153 passengers dead in Dana Air crash in Lagos

Another plane crash has occurred in Lagos killing everyone on board

How the suicide bomber struck in Bauchi

"People started running helter-skelter for their lives. I managed to come out only to discover that it was a case of suicide bombing.

BREAKING NEWS: Explosion rocks Bauchi church, at least 12 dead

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack but security agents believe it has the imprimatur of the extremist Boko Haram sect.

Ribadu to address Nigeria-US Commission

He is expected to talk on the issue of oil theft and the impact on the economy which he characterises as perhaps the leading economic and sovereign threat to the nation's security today.

New AIDS-like disease, Chagas, ravages the Americas

Unlike HIV, Chagas is not a sexually transmitted disease: it's "caused by parasites transmitted to humans by blood-sucking insects,"