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Company ‘abandons’ distributor after death in police cell

Details unfold as the inquest into the death of Ademola Adedeji continues.

Strike slows down activities at University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital

Health workers insist that CONHESS be implemented.

Code of Conduct Bureau yet to examine Jonathan’s asset form

It has been 29 months since Mr. Jonathan became Nigeria’s president, yet CCB has not inspected his Declaration of assets document.

Lokoja flood causes food price increase

The floods have sad and far reaching effects.

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FEC approves N7b for 16mn primary school textbooks

The Federal government will purchase 16 million textbooks for all public primary and Junior Secondary Schools in the country.

The Role of the Judiciary in combating corruption in Nigeria By Tayo Oyetibo, SAN

For the Judiciary to position itself properly against the fight against corruption, it must first purge itself of corruption.

University staff accuse VCs of sabotage over retirement age

Wait till lecturers get to 65 years before forcing them to retire from service, SSANU tells VCs.

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Nigeria may float national carrier, December – Aviation Union President

The Federal Government need to provide an enabling environment before it floats a national carrier.

Lagos teachers suspend strike

Teachers will now resume at their various schools after the Lagos State Governor promised to increase their salaries in January 2013.

Imo pays N85m compensation for demolished property

Owners of demolished churches got money and alternative land.

Aerial photos of flooding around the River Niger in Lokoja reveal extent of damage

Aerial view images of flooding around River Niger in Lokoja released by the National Emergency Management Agency , NEMA, has revealed the extent of the flooding in the city.

Lagos flooding caused as a result of changes in climate

Delta flood victims not getting adequate support – Red Cross

  Thousands of flood victims in Delta State are not getting enough support to evacuate them and their families to safe areas, the Nigeria Red Cross Society has said. The Red Cross in Delta has therefore called for urgent provision of adequate logistical support for rescue operations in affected communities Seven children drowned and more than 1,000 […]

Six governors for honour in Abuja

The governor’s of Lagos, Jigawa, Akwa-Ibom, Anambra, Edo.

Zamfara may lose $1m fund for agric programme

Zamfara State government withholds funds for development projects.

Flood in Uyo prompts mockery of Gov Akpabio’s ‘uncommon transformation’ slogan

Heavy flooding caused by torrential rainfall around the city of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, last week fired up public anger against the administration of Governor Godswill Akpabio, with most residents trapped within the chaotic traffic in the city publicly making jest of the governor’s ‘uncommon transformation’ slogan. Mr.  Akpabio,  the two-term governor of Akwa Ibom […]

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Don’t blame me for UNIABUJA decay, says Vice Chancellor

The Vice Chancellor of the Uni Abuja says the panel that presented a damning report on his administration was unfair.

Don’t join politicians to loot, EFCC tells civil servants

The anti-corruption agency organised a one-day workshop to re-orient civil servants on looting public funds.

Government has failed in managing flood victims- LEDAP

The NGO says long-term aid should include funds and material resources towards rebuilding the lives of victims after the flood.

Edwin Clark wants ‘Ibori $15mn bribe’ returned to Delta

Mr. Clark wants a dedicated account to be opened in Delta State and the money lodged there.

Flood disaster not on FEC agenda for Wednesday, contract awards top list

Contract awards and reviews top the FEC agenda for Wednesday

Illegal Sale of PHCN: Caveat Emptor By Femi Falana SAN

It is the height of shameful impunity on the part of the National Council of Privatisation to sell the PHCN to the unpatriotic individuals who have diverted and cornered the public funds earmarked for the uninterrupted supply of electricity in the country.

Iran fears cyber attack than real war on its nuclear program

Iran is worried about a virtual assault on its contentious nuclear program.

Literary adherents gather for book reading

The Pulp Faction Club spices up its sixteenth edition with unending conversations about topical issues.

JTF uncovers another bomb factory in Adamawa

The JTF has embarked on an operation to rid Adamawa state of suspected members of the Boko Haram sect.

Abuja Hajj pilgrims begin travel to Saudi Arabia

Abuja pilgrims’ board says it has provided adequate security, medical care and housing for Muslims in this year’s Hajj.