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VIDEO: Bomb explosion rocks Thisday offices in Abuja, Kaduna

The sect had warned Thisday in a telephone call in January but the publishing house reported the threat to security agencies and applied new security drills.

Another bomb blast hits Kaduna

There is no media house in the area which is believed to house members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect.

How the suicide bomber struck at THISDAY, by SSS

The secret police gives detailed account of the bombings, from their viewpoint, throwing up details unknown to the public

Attacks on newspaper houses wicked, ignoble, misguided – Jonathan

  Abuja, April 26, 2012 (NAN) President Goodluck Jonathan condemned the bomb blasts at newspaper houses in Abuja and Kaduna, describing it as “ignoble, misguided, horrendous and wicked’’. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by Dr Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity. The bomb blasts occurred on Thursday […]

Prison, security officials apprehend fleeing accused

A prison inmate makes a failed escape move from Ikorodu Magistrates

ICC convicts Liberia

Former Liberian president, Charles Taylor, has been found guilty of aiding and abetting war crimes

3 feared killed in Kaduna bomb blast, targeting media houses

3 persons have been confirmed dead in the media house attack in Kaduna

Bomb explosion rocks Thisday offices in Abuja, Kaduna

The sect had warned Thisday in a telephone call in January but the publishing house reported the threat to security agencies and applied new security drills.

Explosion near Kano army barracks

No terrorist or militant group has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Fuel Subsidy Scam latest: Falana offers free legal service

"By rejecting the tempting offers of the cartel of fuel importers the members of the Committee have demonstrated that there are still some public officers who will not sacrifice the interest of the country for personal enrichment

Plateau government orders arrest of 3 traditional rulers

Plateau says 3 traditional rulers in Riyom, Barkinladi and Jos South have not been able to secure their areas

Nigerian faces extradition to the US over $3.2m scam

Nigerian enmeshed in $3.2m pay roll fraud may be extradited to the US

Buhari not our presidential candidate for 2015 election, says CPC

CPC says it is in merger talks with other parties and has not decided a 2015 presidential candidate yet

PDP declares support for Subsidy probe

The PDP says that it "shall be in the fore front of the battle against corruption

Man, 30, arraigned for offering N50 bribe to police officer

A man is standing trial in Oyo State for offering N50 in bribes to a police officer

Reps want Okonjo-Iweala, Aganga, Muhtar prosecuted over subsidy scam

The House however exonerates Dankwambo of illegal payment of N999m within one day while recommending Akintola Williams for prosecution

SLIDESHOW: The protest that roused Nigerian lawmakers from slumber

Remembering OccupyNigeria that triggered subsidy probe by the House of Reps

Absence of witness stalls El-Rufai

EFCC fails to present key witness in the on-going trial of former FCT minister, Nasir El-rufai

Kwara begins registration of unemployed youths

Kwara state says the jobs to be offered the youth include sanitation, tree planting and road clearing

INEC begins process of printing of 40 million voters' card

INEC says the permanent voters

Bauchi govt grants amnesty to 44 prisoners

Some of the inmates could not afford the fine imposed on them

Lagos finds Dangote culpable for horrific accident that killed over 50

The coroner orders the businessman's company to apologise to families of victims and pay compensation

VIDEO: House debates fuel subsidy probe report (Day One)

The general assembly of the House of Rep considers recommendations of the Farouk Lawan led fuel subsidy probe panel's report for the second day. We will bring you live updates of the event as it unfolds.

FG to reinforce supplies to troops in Sudan – Minister

Nigerian defence minister says that Nigerian troops in Sudan will receive better care

Bomb explodes during a UEFA match in Jos

Special task force says that the Jos blast victim died as a result of the stampede that followed