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Civil society groups mobilize to commemorate January’s deadly subsidy uprising

Civil groups call for a reminder protest of last January’s anti-fuel subsidy removal.

Exclusive: Nigeria to join organisation of French speaking countries

The FEC will discuss the avalanche of contracts to be awarded

France to support Palestinian State at United Nations

France, a permanent member of the UN security council, will be the first major European nation to back the move.

DPP’s blunder stirs controversy in Cynthia Osokogu’s murder case

Cynthia Osokogu was murdered in a hotel at Festac.

Nwosu, ex-FinBank boss, others used fake customers’ names to acquire N18bn Shares

The leaders of the defunct FinBank are undergoing trial for corruption charges.

CAF shortlists failed Falcons for best female team in 2012

The award ceremony is scheduled for December 20.

Why Jonathan fired BPE DG, Bolanle Onagoruwa

FG sacks the Director General, Bureau for Public Enterprises, BPE, Bolanle Onagoruwa

Exclusive: Babalakin, Bi-Courtney boss, to be arraigned in court Thursday

The Bi-Courtney boss was questioned for several hours by the EFCC.

Jaji bomb attack shocks military chief

The Chief of Defence Staff said he’s ordered an investigation into the attack.

Security officials killed 10 civilians in Jos, witness, residents say

The STF has been accused of causing terror in Plateau.

Women group say Katsina Attorney General must resign for defaming rape victims

Attorney General of Katsina State blamed women for rape crimes committed against them.

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Computer Society to honour Obasanjo, Imoke, Ovia

IT association honours former President Olusegun Obasanjo, governor of Rivers State, Liyel Imoke and Jim Ovia.

Jonathan sacks BPE boss, Bolanle Onagoruwa

FG sacks the Director General, Bureau for Public Enterprises, BPE, Bolanle Onagoruwa

Russian firm, UC Rusal, rejects Supreme Court ruling, says it still owns ALSCON

The Company says it will only allow BFIG official for inspection visit

Serial billionaire ‘fraudster’ remanded in prison

The defendant is being prosecuted for three different cases of fraud.

US court dismisses defamation lawsuit against Sahara reporters

The ruling was another win for the news website over lawsuits challenging its stories

Ban congratulates President Ernest Bai Koroma on successful elections in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone elections held on November 17.

Much-hyped Akwa Ibom e-library still under lock five months after presidential commissioning

Five months after President Goodluck Jonathan flew to Uyo to commission it, the Akwa Ibom e-library is still far from completion

Fayose, asset to PDP, was victimized – Metuh

Tinubu’s firm, others get N90b construction contract in Ogun

The state government said it followed due process in the award.

Fayose, asset to PDP, was victimized – Metuh

This is the third part of an interview with Olisa Metuh.

Nigeria Police to spend N2billion to fight Boko Haram in 2013

The Nigeria Police Force has earmarked N2 billion out of its 2013 budget of N319 billion for logistics, intelligence gathering and purchase of anti-terror equipment in order to step up the war against terror. The Boko Haram insurgency is the most serious terrorism challenge facing Nigeria at this time. Caleb Olubolade, the Minister of Police Affairs, […]

First batch of Dangote graduate truck drivers to complete training in January

The first batch of the 2,000 Dangote graduate drivers trainees will conclude their training in January, 2013, an official has said. The scheme was launched in November at the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT). The Director-General of the Institute, Aminu Yusuf, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

Nigeria to buy aircraft for private domestic operators

There are too few aircraft to cater to the over 160 million Nigerians