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Rights groups want court to compel Lamido Sanusi, AGF Adoke to produce subsidy payment documents

Failure to provide information requested on subsidy payments within the time limit stipulated by the law is a violation of the law

Fresh explosion rocks Suleja, injures 5

Five people are hospitalised after they were injured in the incident

Police brutalise occupyNigeria activists in Lagos

The force violently broke up a procession for which they had granted permission

Rights groups stir government response to spill-impacted communities

Groups blame government complacency for continued devastation of the Niger Delta region

Police breaks peaceful Lagos protest with tear gas

A peaceful procession in honour of the martyrs of fuel subsidy protests was violently broken by the police

Fashina, other activists arrested as police break up peaceful Lagos protest

A peaceful procession in honour of the martyrs of fuel subsidy protests was violently broken by the police

Humans, vehicles roasted in Lagos

The casualty figure is yet unclear

Nigerians react to Abdulmutallab's life-jail sentence

Those interviewed say the judgment on underwear bomber is perfect

Lamorde wants civil society, security joint pact to tackle illegal fuel refining

EFCC says illegal fuel refining in the Niger Delta is killing the economy, destroying the environment

Supreme Court orders reinstatement of sacked Kwara chief justice

The court says the then governor lacked the power to sack the judge

Anenih, Akunyili stranded in Abuja after Arik aircraft's toilet fails to flush

Technical fault in an Arik Air aircraft leaves passengers stranded at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja

Boko Haram claims responsibility for Kogi jail break

Boko Haram claims responsibility for the Kogi prison break while the government insists otherwise

Underwear bomber, Abdul-Mutallab, gets life jail

The Nigerian who pleaded guilty of trying to blow up an American airline has been sentenced to life imprisonment.

Fani- Kayode re- arraigned over money laundering charges

EFCC arraigns former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode on money laundering charges

Senate to probe multi-million naira Govt Printing Press

The Senate has ordered staff of the information ministry to appear before it to explain the uncompleted N462m Federal Government Printing Press which began in 2001

Obasanjo, Bajowa differ on liquidation of Nigeria Airways

President Obasanjo and a former Nigeria Airways executive disagree on the 2003 liquidation of the national carrier

Immigration Service takes custody of 9 Togolese kids

Togolese children being transported to Abuja to be used as maids have been rescued by the Nigerian Immigration

University undergraduates now to take compulsory course in entrepreneurship

President Jonathan says that entrepreneurship will now be taught in schools as an undergraduate course

More fraud, ghost workers' salaries, detected in 2012 budget

More evidence emerge that the 2012 budget was padded with fraudulent allocations

Immigration Service announces loss of e-passports

Nigerian Immigration service says Boko Haram has stolen 6 e-passports

Government blames Boko Haram sect for blood shortage in hospitals

Blood agency says Boko Haram activities have hindered blood bank target

Prison inmates used to illustrate the story

Prisons re-arrest 25 of 119 fleeing inmates of koton-karfe cell

The Nigerian Prisons says it has rearrested some prisoners who escaped in the early hours of the morning on Thursday

Mass Failure: Kwara cuts N80m NECO grants

Government withdraws funding for NECO examinations citing mass failure in previous sittings

NTDC gives hoteliers 30 days ultimatum to register

Hospitality businesses to be registered as a means of curbing crime

Court remands 3 for killing top NNPC official

domestic staff, who allegedly killed their employer, to be remanded in Kuje Prison