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Six police officers killed in Anambra armed attacks

At least six police officers have been killed in Anambra state in a series of deadly attacks that have seen gunmen since Tuesday, targeting police stations and patrol vans, stealing arms and ammunition and leaving residents in fear of an imminent outbreak of violence. Armed men attacked a police patrol team on Tuesday at Oraifite […]

ASUU president hails suspension of programmes at University of Abuja

ASUU National President says the university of Abuja programmes have been suspended to sanitise the system

Federal Government unfolds new tax policy, taxpayer identity format

President Jonathan takes a jab at tax evaders

Court grants EFCC

An Abeokuta High court had earlier cleared the governor of charges against him by the anti-graft agency

Banned Nigerian athlete, Abugan to re-launch career by October

Nigerian Athlete is set to return to her game after her two year drug use ban

IGP orders adequate security during Easter, as US, UK urge citizens to beware

Churches and other vulnerable places will have police presence to ward off possible attacks this Easter

Lokoja-Abuja highway in terrible lockdown

A trailer falls across the Lokoja-Abuja road causing a halt in movement in and out of Abuja

VIDEO: Obasanjo's exit from the BOT

Former president Obasanjo steps down from his influential party position in frustration

Inquest into youth killed by police DPO at anti-subsidy removal protest begins

Yinka Farounbi, counsel to the NBA, says the commencement of the case is "a very good start."

Akpabio sacks state executive council

The Akwa Ibom State governor is scheming to consolidate his grip on power in the state

Mixed reactions trail suspension of 4 programmes at UniAbuja

Parents express outrage following the suspension of Medicine and Engineering programmes in the University of Abuja

Jonathan rationalises church gift, says he violated no law

President Jonathan says he has done no wrong in receiving a church gift from Italian firm, Gitto Construzioni Generali Nigeria

457 Nigerians in Brazilian prisons over drug trafficking – Reps

House committee on diaspora is seeking ways to reduce the number of Nigerians in Brazilian prisons

Coroner's verdict on deadly accident involving Dangote truck delayed again

Eyebrows have been raised over the protracted inquest which has dragged on for 19 months, with more than 18 sittings.

Easter: DPOs, area commanders in FCT barred from travelling

Police instructs senior officers to stay put in the FCT during the Easter holidays

NFF insists Nigeria, Egypt match still on

NFF says the April 12 friendly with Egypt will hold as scheduled in Abu Dhabi

Mysterious N3billion UBA account uncovered in senate pension probe

Seven bank chiefs have been summoned to establish the true identities of the strange accounts, many of them holding billions

Court grants Nnamani leave to travel abroad for medical treatment

Chimaroke Nnamani, who had a 124-count charge of money laundering slammed on him can now travel on medical grounds

Police begin patrol of highways nationwide

Inspector General of Police says the police will now patrol the roads in the absence of police checkpoints

N32.8billion Police pension scam: Perm Sec, 5 others granted bail.

The alleged pension fund thieves get temporary reprieve

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Absenteeism: Delta stops salaries of 44 teachers

Delta state government says that salaries will be withdrawn to punish teachers for not attending to their duties

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Four electrocuted, 4 others injured in midnight electric sparks

A high tension cable which snapped has resulted in the death of four persons in Kaduna

Adamawa Assembly moves to ban workers from strike

Lawmakers in Adamawa say they want to stop civil servants from participating in industrial actions

NAHCO installs N68m cargo scanning machines

Aviation agency says multi-million naira equipment is a security measure

Aviation agency receives over 100,000 passenger complaints in three years

Nigerian Aviation agency says that it has received 102, 209 complaints from airline passengers between 2008 and 2011