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Former police boss, Sunday Ehindero, remanded in Kuje prison

The former police chief is yet to meet his bail conditions

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CBN Governor, Lamido Sanusi, eats humble pie, backs down on N5000 note

Mr. Sanusi says the N5000 note remains suspended until a fresh presidential directive

Ogun to renovate site of October 2005 Bellview plane crash

The Lisa Memorial Arcade can rake in huge revenues for Ogun State, commissioner said.

Aviation unions call off action against Arik

The FAAN boss said the workers had agreed to stop their actions against Arik.

Violent protests against anti-Islam film kills 15 in Pakistan

The anti-Islamic film has continued to generate a row between the USA and Muslims the world over.

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Aviation unions call off action against Arik

The FAAN boss said the workers had agreed to stop their actions against Arik.

Flood kills 13 persons, destroys 36,000 houses in Jigawa

The past months in Nigeria have witnessed floods that have caused great pains across the country.

Julius Malema Member of South African Parliament Photo: Aljazeera

South Africa issues arrest warrant for youth leader Malema

Julius Malema, who has played a key role in the mine unrest in South Africa has been accused of corruption.

Abuja court rules former police boss, Ehindero, ‘must’ face corruption trial

Former Inspector General of Police, Sunday Ehindero for allegedly embezzling money meant for the police force.

Federal Health workers ground activities in Lagos hospitals

The patients are the usual victims of the war between health workers and the government.

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Government lied on subsidy payments , indicted oil marketers claim

First batch of subsidy trial suspects deny collecting money from government.

Corruption, poor governance destroy University of Abuja -FG panel

The University of Abuja is a mockery of the university system, a panel set up to investigate the activities of the school says.

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Nigerian researchers seek cure for HIV

The Institute of Human Virology seeks to create a vaccine against HIV.

Fuel scarcity spreads nationwide

Fuel scarcity hits Kano, pump-price raised

The scarcity of petroleum product across the country bites citizens hard.

Nigeria won’t develop by relying on Natural resources- UK Parliament

A UK parliamentary report states that the Nigerian government has failed to invest in its people.

Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

UPDATED: 2013 budget ready in October- Finance Minister

Nigeria’s 2013 budget will be made available to Nigerians by October, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said.

Traders chase enforcement officials from Wuse Market

Traders subdue Environmental Board officers in raid on popular Wuse market.

Arik Air accuses Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, of corruption

The Airline says it is suffering because it bruised the ego of the aviation minister when it refused to accede to ‘personal interest’ requests.

Jonathan officially halts introduction of 5,000 naira note

The president said the decision was being suspended to enable more discussion and enlightenment on the matter.

Driver sentenced to death for killing lecturer

The victim was a lecturer at the Federal College of Education, Okene, Kogi State.

Senate joins House on impeachment warning to Jonathan

The Senate criticized the president on ignored resolutions, and tackled information minister’s remarks ridiculing the N5000 note motion.

Ogun residents’ approve governor’s borrowing plan

The Ogun State governor’s development plans gets a boost at Stakeholders’ public hearing.

African Youth Championship: Flying Eagles gun for revenge in SA

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles hope to win the game against South Africa in a 2013 African Youth Championship qualifier.

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Sack BPE boss now, implement probe report, Senate tells Jonathan

The Senate on Thursday revisited the demand it made to President Goodluck Jonathan last December for the immediate sack of the Director General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, Bolanle Onagoruwa.

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Orji Kalu flags off 2015 presidential race

The former Abia governor is not waiting till 2015 to begin his campaigns.