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Benue Immigration blames influx of aliens on absence of checkpoints

The comptroller of Immigration in Benue holds that inland checkpoints help to check illegal migration

NUT accuses NTI of defrauding teachers to the tune of N1.4 billion

The Nigerian Union of Teachers has accused the National Teachers Institute of fraud

The 155billion naira presidential scam: How Jonathan approved transfer to ex-con, others

The president, his associates and some ministers have been named in a monumental money laundering scandal, one of the most elaborate in Nigeria's history

Saraki planned to escape from Nigeria, court told

Mrs. Toyin Saraki herself was at the Special Fraud Unit of the Police this past Monday to make statement about her role in the scam.

Reps reject Jonathan

The House of Representatives on Wednesday dumped an executive legislation proposing to make cassava a compulsory ingredient in all flour products in Nigeria, in what appears a big blow to President Goodluck Jonathan’s cassava bread campaign. The president launched the cassava bread campaign early this year at the State House, publicly announcing his choice for […]

Save tobacco bill from industry antics, group urges Health Minister

Environmental advocates say tobacco industry lobbyist may be part of the reasons the tobacco bill has not been signed into law by the president

Activists reject "Ibori judge" handling former Nassarawa governor's corruption case

Civil Society Organisations say Justice Marcel Awokulehin does not have the moral pedigree to preside over any other corruption case

INEC to introduce democratic studies in Cross River schools

INEC says Democracy Studies is to be introduced in primary and secondary schools

Customs seeks EFCC's support in tackling smuggling

Customs boss says customs officers must take the blame for the rise in smuggled cars

NAFDAC smashes syndicate trading in fertility vaccine

NAFDAC says it has seized 16 different vaccines being sold as fertility-enhancing medication

Ibori: 2 private investigators arrested for alleged bribery

James Ibori may end up with fresh bribery charges, this time involving former and current UK police officers

More than 30 million Nigerians are sickle cell carriers, Senate

Nigeria has been described by the WHO as the 'world's capital
of sickle cell anaemia'

Drogba bids farewell to Chelsea fans

In this video, watch Didier Drogba say an emotional farewell to Chelsea FC fans!

Illegal bunkering: JTF arrests 17 suspects, destroy ship

The JTF says that it destroyed the vessel with about 600,000 litres of stolen products in line with laid down directives

Obasanjo says National Assembly filled with

The ex-President says our lawmaking chamber are filled with shady characters who can't be trusted

Senate sends findings on failed rescue of Italian, Briton to Jonathan

The senate has concluded work on investigations into the death of a Briton and Italian who were kidnapped in Nigeria

Eko Electricity coy assures of stable power supply by July

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company's goal is to "have all consumers metered within 18 months from now"

Lagos state says National Industrial Court lacks jurisdiction over doctors' suit

Attorney to the sacked doctors says he has documents that if brought out to the public could embarrass the Lagos State government

Reps summon power minister, NERC over new electricity tariff

The House of Representatives seeks explanation as regards the new electricity tariffs.

Why Jonathan won't reinstate Justice Salami – Attorney General Adoke

The Attorney General says the appeal court president will not be eligible for reinstatement until the cases against his recall are resolved

Mobil, Chevron, Shell top gas flare chart

Mobil, Chevron and Shell still flaring gas and endangering
lives and the environment

Mobil, Chevron, Shell top gas flare chart

Mobil, Chevron and Shell still flaring gas and endangering lives and the environment

Court dismisses Falana's suit against National Assembly

Counsel to Nigeria's Legislators holds that Femi Falana is a meddlesome interloper because he challenged the legislators' alleged jumbo pay

Lagos govt, striking doctors flex muscle in court

Lagos state says the National Industrial Court should strike out the case brought against the state by sacked doctors

Lagos assembly summons commissioners over alleged misappropriation of funds

The commissioners are to explain the 'illegal funding of the Junior League Board'