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  1. Nigeria's 'brown envelope' journalism - BBC News

    BBC News

    Nigeria's 'brown envelope' journalism
    BBC News
    In our series of letters from African journalists, writer and novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at journalists' struggle for survival in Nigeria. Nigerian journalists are typically paid wretched salaries, and even the pittance to which they are ...

    and more »

  2. Boko Haram: Nigerian woman killed by mob 'not a bomber' - BBC News

    BBC News

    Boko Haram: Nigerian woman killed by mob 'not a bomber'
    BBC News
    A woman who was beaten to death in northern Nigeria on suspicion of being a suicide bomber was in fact mentally ill and not involved in terrorism, according to police and her family. Thabita Haruna, 33, was attacked by a mob on Sunday after she refused ...
    Nigeria mob kills female suicide bomb suspectNews24

    all 23 news articles »

  3. 'Boko Haram' kills dozens in raid on Nigerian village - BBC News

    BBC News

    'Boko Haram' kills dozens in raid on Nigerian village
    BBC News
    Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed at least 64 people in a village in Borno state, north-east Nigeria, witnesses have said. The gunmen who stormed Njaba targeted men and boys before setting the village on fire, survivors added. The raid ...
    Boko Haram kills scores in NE Nigeria, militants amass in GwozaYahoo News
    Dozens killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in north NigeriaReuters
    Boko Haram extremists kill at least 45 in Nigerian villageThe Guardian
    ABC Online -Voice of America
    all 324 news articles »

  4. The fall in oil price could be a turning point for Nigeria's economy - The Guardian

    The Guardian

    The fall in oil price could be a turning point for Nigeria's economy
    The Guardian
    And a sovereign wealth fund for Nigeria, based on the Norwegian fund (currently worth nearly $900bn), looks likely to remain a pipedream. Pressure on the economy has forced the government to abandon the idea, which aimed to provide for the rainy day ...

  5. Nigeria and its neighbours - The Economist

    Nigeria and its neighbours
    The Economist
    The origins of this black market lie less than an hour's drive away, across Benin's eastern border, in Nigeria, where imported fuel is sold at subsidised rates and the price paid by drivers is capped, thus generating a massive trade in illicit petrol ...

  6. Nigeria, British Military Collaborating To End Insurgency - CHANNELS TELEVISION

    BBC News

    Nigeria, British Military Collaborating To End Insurgency
    At a session held at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji, Kaduna State, Nigeria's Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Kenneth Minimah stressed the need for continuous training and re-training of army personnel to tackle the current security ...
    Hundreds Killed as Chad Forces Seize Northeast Nigerian TownABC News
    Nigeria stalls Chad, aims to beat Boko Haram before electionReuters
    Nigeria's Kidnapped Girls Forgotten Ahead of Election DayTIME
    BBC News -Fox News
    all 770 news articles »

  7. Did Goodluck Jonathan's political price-cut trigger fuel shortages in Nigeria? - Quartz


    Did Goodluck Jonathan's political price-cut trigger fuel shortages in Nigeria?
    Nigeria, Africa's largest oil producer, has this week been struck by another one of its notorious fuel shortages. With just weeks to go before a contentious presidential election, there are endless lines of cars waiting at gas stations snaring up ...
    Nigeria Elections: First Lady Says Opposition Leader Buhari's Brain May Be ...International Business Times
    APC describes Patience Jonathan as 'crude'News24 Nigeria
    WILLIAM REED: Goodluck Jonathan steering Nigeria with a steady handWashington Times
    SaharaReporters.com -The News -Daily Sun
    all 501 news articles »

  8. Nigeria Must Reduce Thirst for Oil Revenues, Says IMF - Wall Street Journal (blog)

    Wall Street Journal (blog)

    Nigeria Must Reduce Thirst for Oil Revenues, Says IMF
    Wall Street Journal (blog)
    Mobilizing more non-oil revenue is critical to Nigeria's future growth, the International Monetary Fund concluded in a report this week on Nigeria's economic and monetary policies. Although oil represented only 13% of gross domestic product in 2013 ...
    Nigeria: IMF Directors Propose Naira DevaluationAllAfrica.com
    Nigeria's Security, Political Situations Remain Vulnerable – IMFLeadership Newspapers
    Nigeria urged to boost public finances through tax reformPublic Finance International
    International Monetary Fund -News24 Nigeria
    all 11 news articles »

  9. Nigeria govt. gives provisional licenses to nine new private universities - Premium Times

    Premium Times

    Nigeria govt. gives provisional licenses to nine new private universities
    Premium Times
    “We call on parents and teachers to ensure that the young ones, especially in this time and age where society has continued to distract people through electronic devices, help them so as to become leaders of tomorrow that Nigeria will want to have ...
    Ogun, Lagos, Others Get New UniversitiesInformation Nigeria

    all 7 news articles »

  10. Bringing “everyone wins” recycling to Nigeria - MIT News

    Bringing “everyone wins” recycling to Nigeria
    MIT News
    Growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, Bilikiss Adebiyi MBA '12 witnessed a waste epidemic in the city's slums, where many of her relatives lived: Plastic bottles, aluminum cans, and other waste accumulated in streets and open gutters, causing flooding, disease ...

  1. Boko Haram kills scores in NE Nigeria, militants amass in Gwoza Boko Haram fighters killed 68 people, many of them children, in northeast Nigeria, as militants began amassing in the strategic town of Gwoza against a possible fight-back by military forces. The atrocity in Njaba, some 50 kilometres (31 miles) from the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, happened at dawn on Tuesday and also saw attackers raze the village, witnesses and vigilantes said. Nigeria ...

  2. Dozens killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in north Nigeria By Lanre Ola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - At least 45 people were killed by suspected Boko Haram militants at dawn on Tuesday in a remote village of Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, military sources and authorized vigilante groups told Reuters. The insurgents started shooting into houses in Njaba at about 5:30 a.m. (0430 GMT), a military source in Maiduguri said on Thursday. The army also ...

  3. Nigeria likely to lower estimate for 2015 GDP after naira drops By Chijioke Ohuocha LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria expects to lower its forecast for 2015 economic growth again, after cutting its forecast to 5.54 percent in January, after oil prices fell and the currency weakened further last month, the country's statistics bureau said. Yemi Kale told the Reuters Africa Investment Summit on Tuesday he did not expect a reduction of more than 1 percent in the 5.54 ...

  4. Nigeria stalls Chad, aims to beat Boko Haram before election By Daniel Flynn and Bate Felix N'DJAMENA/YAOUNDE (Reuters) - When battle-hardened Chadian troops overran a Boko Haram camp in northern Nigeria last week, they wanted to press deep into territory controlled by the Islamist group but Nigeria refused to let them. Having defeated al Qaeda in Mali two years ago, Chad's military believes it could could finish off Boko Haram alone. In a country proud ...

  5. Nestle Nigeria slows capex as consumers feel devaluation pinch By Chijioke Ohuocha LAGOS (Reuters) - Nestle Nigeria's chief executive expects the firm's capital expenditure to slow to its lowest level in five years after a currency devaluation dampened customer spending in Africa's biggest economy. Dharnesh Gordhon told Reuters Africa Investment Summit that consumers in Africa's most populous nation were suffering from the devaluation triggered by a sharp ...

  6. Why Nigeria's restive oil region will only accept Jonathan By Tim Cocks OTUOKE, Nigeria (Reuters) - The most impressive building in Otuoke, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's home town in the oil producing Niger Delta, is the multistory mansion complex he has built for himself and close family while in office.     A few hundred metres away, the street where he grew up is a jumble of rusting iron-roofed shacks. Down a dirt side alley, Happiness Ebi ...

  7. Insight: Why Nigeria's restive oil region will only accept Jonathan By Tim Cocks OTUOKE, Nigeria (Reuters) - The most impressive building in Otuoke, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's home town in the oil producing Niger Delta, is the multi-storey mansion complex he has built for himself and close family while in office. "We haven't really seen much benefit since our brother became president, except the university," she says, referring to the shiny Federal ...

  8. Nigeria’s situation worries Britain, West Africa – Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said West African countries and Britain are worried about developments in Nigeria. He said this while addressing guests at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, on Thursday during the celebration of his 78th birthday and 2015 annual summit. Obasanjo, who reiterated his commitment to the country, said each time he...  [Read More...]

  9. Nigeria target Under-20s success Nigeria aim to win the upcoming African Under-20 Championship and show that lifting the Under-17 World Cup was not a fluke.

  10. Fuel shortages hit Nigeria as currency woes hurt importers By Julia Payne and Libby George ABUJA/LONDON (Reuters) - Oil-rich Nigeria's main cities are facing acute gasoline shortages as importers feel the pinch of a plummeting local currency, tighter credit lines and unpaid government subsidies, oil traders and local industry sources said. "I have spent 12 hours here," taxi driver Bartholomew Odey Akpa told Reuters on Monday. "I work at the airport as a ...


  1. IMF Proposes Naira Devaluation [CAJ News] Lagos -The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for the implementation of reforms, including the devaluation of the Nigerian Naira in order to shield the country from risks presented by uncertainties characterizing the economy.

  2. Doctors Protest Non-Payment of Salaries [This Day] The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has called on the hospital management as well as the Federal Ministry of Health to pay its members their outstanding salaries ranging from three months to seven months in arrears.

  3. We Know Shekau's Hideout - Chadian President [Leadership] Chadian president, Idriss Deby, has said that he knew where the outlawed Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, was hiding and vowed to hunt him out, Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) monitored in Abuja, yesterday, reports.

  4. No Shortage of Recruits for Boko Haram in Cameroon's Far North [IRIN] Far North -Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of young people in northern Cameroon, who lack access to school and employment, are increasingly fighting alongside Boko Haram, local authorities say.

  5. Boko Haram Violence Displaces 1.2 Million Nigerians [IRIN] Nairobi -More than 1.2 million people have been driven from their homes in northern Nigeria, the vast majority as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency, according to the latest figures from the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA).

  6. Obasanjo Exhibits Soccer Skills to Celebrate 78th Birthday [Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday exhibited his soccer skills as he led the OBJ Team in a soccer duel with the Ogun State Executive Team.

  7. America Bans Owners of Amigo Supermarket, Wonderland Amusement Park Over Alleged Terrorist Activities [Premium Times] The United States of America has banned the owners of Nigeria's Amigo Supermarket and Wonderland from dealing with any U.S. person.

  8. Mastercard, Etranzact Partner On Payment Services for Nigerians [This Day] At the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, MasterCard has announced an agreement with eTranzact International Plc, a leading pan-African mobile banking and payment services company, to make international remittance services available to millions of consumers in Nigeria.

  9. APC - Patience Jonathan Is Crude [This Day] The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCPCO) has thanked Nigerians for putting up with "an incredibly crude woman," Patience Jonathan, as Nigeria's first lady. Speaking on Tuesday during the PDP women presidential campaign rally in Kogi State, Mrs. Jonathan had described Muhammadu Buhari, APC's presidential candidate, as unfit to be the country's president. "Wetin him dey find again? Him dey drag with him pikin mate," she said in pidgin English. "Old man wey no get brain, him b

  10. Committee Express Concern About Missing Nigerian Girls [Parliament of South Africa] The Multi-Party Womens' Caucus has expressed its concern that the majority of girls kidnapped in Nigeria by the militant group Boko Haram have still not been found.

  11. Many Nigerians Risk Becoming Stateless - Rights Commission [Daily Trust] The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said that many Nigerians may become stateless as a result of insurgency in parts of the country.

  12. Cabinet Pleased By Repatriation Processes [SAnews.gov.za] Cabinet says it is pleased about concluding the final phase of the repatriation of all mortal remains of South Africans from Nigeria, as well as those of struggle heroes from Russia.

  13. Jonathan Claims Kidnapped Chibok Girls "Still Alive" [CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIAN President Goodluck Jonathan has claimed the schoolgirls Boko Haram sect members kidnapped were still alive.

  14. IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria [IMF] On February 27, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Nigeria.

  15. Boko Haram - Catholic Church Preaches Peace, Solidarity [Cameroon Tribune] "The situation is very bad. When people talk of war, you can never imagine what is happening in the Far North Region of Cameroon." This is a statement made by Professor Jean Paul Messina, yesterday, March 4, 2015 at the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (NECC) in Yaounde, as he and Professor Antoine Essomba Fouda of the Catholic University of Central Africa, presented to the public an investigative report on violence and insecurity in the Far North Region, particularly the Boko Haram war and the re

  16. Federal Government's Ban On Overseas Training for Workers [Independent (Lagos)] This Newspaper, therefore, calls on CMD to use the window of this ban to position itself for the right leadership in the development of the nation’s capacity building, particularly in the aspect of human resource development.

  17. Synagogue Collapse Caused By Faulty Foundation - Engineer [Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -Saheed Ariyori, a structural engineer, on Wednesday, told the coroner's inquest, presided by Chief Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe, that the collapse of a guesthouse owned by the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) was a consequence of it's faulty foundation.

  18. 'Faulty Foundation Led to the Synagogue Building Collapse' [Guardian] Lagos/Akure -Students protest against alleged attempts to malign TB Joshua

  19. Another Dam On the Niger? [Guardian] REPORTS that the authorities in Niger Republic are planning to construct a dam across the River Niger is a cause for worry among Nigerians given that the base load of Nigeria's power generation still remains the Kainji and Jebba dams on the same River Niger. Any attempt to erect a dam upstream in Niger Republic, therefore, would adversely affect the operation of the two hydro power stations in Nigeria which would worsen the power supply situation in Nigeria.

  20. 2015 Polls - APC, PDP Brawl Over Jega [Vanguard] Abuja -The ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, engaged in a brawl, yesterday, over alleged plot by government to surreptitiously deposit a huge amount of money into the bank account of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega in the name of APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

  21. Defence Headquarters Accuses Media of Undermining Nigeria Military Successes Against Boko Haram [Daily Trust] The Nigeria military said segments of society including the media are deliberately playing down the operational successes achieved by Nigerian troops in the fight against insurgents.

  22. Queen of Bleaching Disses Lupita Over 'Stolen' Dress [The Star] Nigerian and Cameroonian singer and cosmetics seller, Dencia has hit out at Lupita Nyong'o over the theft of her Oscar red carpet "pearl dress".

  23. Polls - 15 Political Parties, Five Presidential Candidates Threaten Boycott Over Card Readers [Vanguard] Abuja -FIFTEEN political parties and five presidential candidates participating in the forth coming elections, yesterday, opposed the proposed use of card readers in accrediting voters by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the elections.

  24. Boko Haram: Chadian President Tells Shekau to Surrender or Be Killed [Premium Times] President Idriss Deby of Chad said Wednesday he knew the hideout of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, and vowed that the leader of the insurgent group will be killed if he fails to surrender.

  25. Obasanjo At 78 Plays, Scores Two Goals At Birthday Novelty Match [Vanguard] Abeokuta -Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Wednesday, dazzled many during a fun filled football match held at MKO International Stadium, Abeokuta when his Presidential Library team slugged it out with a team of Ogun State Government led by the governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun.

  26. Chadian President - We Know Where Abubakar Shekau Is [This Day] Chadian President, Idriss Deby, yesterday vowed to "wipe out" Boko Haram and called on the group's chief, Abubakar Shekau, to give himself up, warning that he knew where the militant leader was hiding.

  27. Four Political Parties Want Jega Fired [Premium Times] Four Nigerian political parties have threatened to pull out of the March 28 and April 11 elections if the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, refuses to suspend the use of card readers.

  28. Fuel Scarcity - Nigerian Govt to Pay U.S.$30 Billion Exchange Rate Differentials to Marketers [Premium Times] The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said on Wednesday that the Federal Government had agreed to pay 30 billion dollars foreign exchange differentials owed to oil marketers.

  29. No Booby Traps in Keshi's Contract - Amodu [Vanguard] Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation and former Super Eagles coach Amodu Shuaibu has dismissed Stephen Keshi's allegations that the NFF's contract offered him was laden with booby traps.

  30. Court Declares Young Democratic Party Duly Registered Political Party [This Day] Abuja -With about three weeks to the general election, a Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to accord full recognition to the Young Democratic Party, having been deemed registered as a political party. Young Democratic Party had sued the INEC, Mr. Peter Fayose, Dr Kayode Ayemi, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC), as 1st to 6th defendants respectively.


  1. Photos: Nollywood Fashionista Mercy Aigbe Arrives London From Istanbul Turkey
  2. In Pictures: Oyinbo Wife, Ufuoma Ejenobor Poses With Mixed Baby Boy
  3. Tonto Dikeh Marries Snoop Dogg: Nollywood Actress Shares Wedding Photo, See Her Dream Husband
  4. Nollywood Actor Femi Branch Marks Daughter’s 7th Birthday With Touching Message
  5. Photos: Prince Ekeh & Robert Peters Meet In Atlanta Georgia
  6. “Genevieve Nnaji Loves Dbanj Like Crazy But He’s Unserious” – Kokomaster’s Friend, JJC Skillz
  7. Photo News: Blue Lippy Look, A New Fashion Trend Among Nigerian Celebrities
  8. Photos: Ini Edo, Kenneth Okolie, Imeh Bishop Umoh Shooting Desperate Housegirls TV Series
  9. Photos: Uche Jombo’s Brother, Nelson Joins Nollywood, Releases Luke Of Lies Movie
  10. Photo: Sikiratu Sindodo Drags Ngozi Nwosu & Kelvin Ikeduba To Nollywood Yoruba Movie Set
  11. Fans Claim Toyin Aimakhu Kissing An Alhaji In Dis Photo… Do U Agree?
  12. Photos: Richard Mofe Damijo’s Son’s Wife Gives Birth To Baby Boy [PHOTOS]
  13. Photos: Chacha Eke Faani Rocks Maiden Look On New Nollywood Movie Set

  14. Boko Haram Attacked Njaba Village In Borno Today, Killed 68 Women & Children
  15. Photos: Car Accident In Yaba Lagos, Multi Vehicle Collision Sent 6 To The Hospital
  16. Photo: Mad Woman Burnt Alive After She Was Mistaken For A Suicide Bomber In Bauchi
  17. Nigerian Woman Kept Husband’s Corpse At Home For 3 Years To Prevent Family From Hearing About His Death
  18. Adopted Son Sends Robbers To Bishop House To Steal Church’s Offering, Suspects Killed By Police
  19. Video: Patience Jonathan Tells PDP Members To Stone APC Supporters In Calabar, First Lady Turns Comedian
  20. Fatal Accident In Anambra: Trailer Fell On Bus In Ogidi, Idemili, 5 Killed
  21. Igbinedion University Law Student Raped By Coursemate Says He Threatens To Release Nude Photos Of Her
  22. Armed Robbers Attack Emmanuel Baptist Church In Ilorin Kwara State, Rob Pastors
  23. Hotel Manager Stabbed To Death By Robbers In Epe Lagos [PHOTO]
  24. Photo: Man Beats Wife, Bites Off Step Son’s Ear In Ebute Metta Lagos, Storms Police Station Naked
  25. Photos: Video Shows Foreign Boko Haram Fighters, ISIS Beheading Two Nigerians, Spies
  26. Photos: Indian Man Who Faked His Own Kidnap In Abuja Nigeria To Get Money From Employer Jailed



  1. IHG, Wavecrest launch hospitality academy in Nigeria INTERCONTINENTAL Hotels Group in collaboration with Wavecrest College of Hospitality, has announced [Wednesday, 04 March 2015 19:27]

  2. ASSE moves to achieve optimal occupational safety THE Nigeria chapter of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has said its vision to achieve [Wednesday, 04 March 2015 19:26]

  3. Stakeholders to sustain auto policys implementation plan STAKEHOLDERS in the nation’s automotive industry have agreed to leave no stone unturned in their [Tuesday, 03 March 2015 20:49]

  4. NNPC canvasses support for Nigerian-owned vessels THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has pledged to provide necessary support to all [Tuesday, 03 March 2015 20:48]

  5. Heavy importation threatening local manufacturers, says BoI APPARENTLY worried by the high level of low capacity utilization occasioned by huge imports of [Wednesday, 04 March 2015 19:29]

  6. Safety experts harp on compliance with global standards FOLLOWING projection that Nigeria could emerge one of the world’s leading economies by 2030, the [Tuesday, 03 March 2015 20:46]

  7. MTN Group records $12.4 billion profit, claims 223.4milliom subscribers •Expends N30.5b on diesel, N176b on taxes in Nigeria  DESPITE claiming low performance from [Wednesday, 04 March 2015 19:27]

  8. Fidelity Bank targets new industrial clusters for funding Disburses N80 million to entrepreneurs under CBN MSME scheme DESPITE the challenges mitigating [Tuesday, 03 March 2015 20:44]


  9. Quadri, Meshref are Lagos Open top seeds AS the highest world-rated players listed for the competition, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and [Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:53]

  10. Delta Federations Cup draws hold in Warri THE draws for the 2015 Federations Cup in Delta State will come up Friday at the Conference Hall of [Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:50]

  11. I wish I had Gotv opportunity in my boxing days FORMER Olympian, Jerry Okorodudu, has lamented that an initiative like the GOtv Boxing Night was [Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:48]

  12. Keshis slave contract comment uncalled for, says Okocha FORMER Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha has described as ‘unprofessional’ a declaration [Wednesday, 04 March 2015 18:53]

  13. 2015 budget: Sports may get zero allocation THE House of Representatives Wednesday warned that the nation’s sports would get zero [Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:58]

  14. Goals rain, as BOA Lawyers League begins TWELVE goals were scored on the opening day of the 2015 13th Bankole Olumide Aluko tournament, also [Wednesday, 04 March 2015 18:49]

  15. LMC goes tough on substandard venues, bans Nnewi, Nembe, Uyo stadia THE League Management Company (LMC) is bent on ensuring that only stadia, which meet its conditions [Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:56]

  16. N1.6m scholarship excites Mobil Championship stars THE news that over N1.6 million is up for grabs has excited students currently vying for top spots [Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:55]

  17. Cash strapped Team Nigeria departs for Addis Ababa AFTER ‘struggling’ for days to raise money, a contingent of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria [Tuesday, 03 March 2015 20:57]



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No bail for political thugs, Ogun CP warns The new Commissioner of Police in Ogun State, Mr. Valentine Ntomchukwu, has warned politicians and political thugs in the state to avoid violence in the coming general elections, saying that anyone caught perpetrating violence will be arrested and prosecuted. He said this on Thursday at the Ogun commands headquarters at Eleweran, Abeokuta, the state capital,

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    Insist on card readers, lawmaker urges Nigerians The lawmaker representing the Lagos East Sentorial District, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, has urged Nigerians to insist on using the electronic card reader for the forthcoming general elections. Ashafa also described the plot to remove the Independent National Electoral Commission Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, as an attempt to scuttle the elections. Ashafa, who received the APCs

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    Hundreds of candidates wishing to sit for MondaysUnified Tertiary Matriculation Examination escaped death in Jos after they were fired at by policemen called to maintain law and order. This happened on Wednesday after they went berserk following the inability of the authorities to release examination slips to them. The candidates had gathered at the Murtala… [Read More…]

    NAssembly slashes own budget by 25% The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, said on Thursday that the National Assembly has reduced its overhead in the 2015 budget by 25 percent in response to the economic realities in the country. Ekweremadu said the action would also help to boost the capital expenditure quotient in the 2015 fiscal year. He said, “This year,

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    A boat transporting migrants has capsized off Sicily, killing at least 10 people, the Italian coast guard says. Scores of people have died in recent months as waves of migrants from North Africa and Middle East conflict zones attempt to reach Europe. A tugboat for Libyan oil platforms alerted authorities to the capsized boat and an Italian coast guard… [Read More…]

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