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Jos Police arrest 10 suspected robbers, recover ammunition, vehicles

The suspects were arrested at various locations in Plateau, North-Central Nigeria.

EFCC arraigns former Oceanic Bank manager over N245m scam

The accused was arraigned on a 12- count charge of theft and misappropriation of funds.

Ogun community accuses Amosun of plans to displace 3,000 residents

Members of the Ogun community say the state governor wants to allocate their lands to foreigners.

Group warns Nigerian lawmakers against manipulating constitution amendment process

The Alliance for Credible Election demands accountability from Nigeria’s government.

PDP's Olusola Oke

Declare me winner of Ondo governorship poll, PDP candidate, Oke, tells tribunal

Olusola Oke alleged that the voters register used by INEC was not credible as it had been tampered with by the commission.

Nigerian Senate vows to limit Jonathan, Alison-Madueke’s powers in petroleum law

Senators said the PIB currently allocates too much power to the President and the Minister of Petroleum.

Court remands man for allegedly issuing N100m dud cheques

Usman Gumi issued N10 million cheques on ten different occasions.

Group asks EFCC to probe Good Governance Tour

The group said there is no presence of the current Nigerian government in Bauchi State.

Nigeria to establish 18 cassava processing industries

The president of cassava growers in Nigeria lauded the government’s cassava initiatives.

Bauchi records 18 cases of measles

There has been a breakout of measles in Bauchi State.

Jonathan visits Yobe

The Nigerian President is also scheduled to visit Borno since the Boko Haram crisis.

Petroleum Industry Bill scales second reading in Nigerian Senate

After much dilly dallying senate gives PIB a second passage.

Court remands man for allegedly issuing N100m dud cheques

Usman Gumi issued N10 million cheques on ten different occasions.

APC Governors

APC governors’ visit to Borno is a wakeup call, says CNPP

The CNPP‘s spokesman stressed the need for the FG to complement the efforts of  the APC governors.

NEMA train journalists on disaster reporting

The workshop aims to sharpen the techniques of media practitioners on the role of the media in proper reporting of the NEMA’s activities and emergencies.

Yobe set for Jonathan’s visit – SSG

The Nigerian President will visit Yobe State on Thursday.

Awolowo’s leadership qualities “in tune with our transformation agenda” – President Jonathan

Wole Soyinka was honoured with Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership in Lagos.

Fayemi reaffirms determination to eliminate poverty in Ekiti

The governor was speaking at a dinner hosted by a non-partisan group of Ekiti State indigenes in Lagos.

Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari calls for Jega’s sack, accuses INEC of deep corruption

Nigeria’s former head of state Muhammadu Buhari, has called for the sack of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Attahiru Jega, and other top officials of the commission, saying the electoral body, as presently constituted, cannot be trusted to deliver on credible elections. Speaking in London at the 4th British-African Diaspora conference held at the British House of […]

UNILAG

Icing scrotum could improve male fertility, says UNILAG fertility expert

Men can increase fertility by icing their scrotum, the Nigerian lecturer said.

Jumoke Akinjide

Garki indigenes raise teams on Apo resettlement scheme

Garki indigenes would work with four sub-committees to fast track the realization of the resettlement scheme.

Jimoh Ibrahim wins round one in Newswatch suit

The former directors had filed an application to stop a suit instituted by the Jimoh Ibrahim led management. A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday struck out an application by four former directors of Newswatch, seeking to stop a suit instituted by the Jimoh Ibrahim led management. Newswatch Communications Limited had brought the substantive suit […]

Abia Governor attacks predecessor, Orji Kalu, as “political failure” who forged school certificate

The incumbent governor says his predecessor is a burden.

Judge blasts ThisDay newspapers, says paper collects money to publish falsehood

The Judge accused the Nigerian newspaper of deliberate distortion of facts.

Pastor Oritsejafor

Boko Haram: CAN disagrees with Sultan over amnesty plea

The Nigerian Christian association disagreed with the Islamic leader on Boko Haram. The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, on Wednesday rejected the suggestion by the Sultan of Sokoto,  Sa’ad Abubakar, that members of the Boko Haram sect be offered amnesty. This is contained in a statement issued and signed in Abuja by the CAN General Secretary, […]