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“ARE WE NOW LIKE NIGERIA WHERE YOU HAVE TO REACH YOUR POCKET TO GET ANYTHING DONE” – ROBERT MUGABE TAKES SHOTS AT NIGERIA

President Robert Mugabe was speaking at his 90th birthday luncheon. The Zimbabwean President took several shots at Nigeria in his…

SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI REPLIES TO ACCUSATIONS OF FINANCIAL RECKLESSNESS

The recently suspended CBN Governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has replied to allegations of financial recklessness leveled against him by the…

MEDVIEW PLANE MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING IN LAGOS

A false fire alarm on an Abuja-bound MedView Airline Boeing 737 from Lagos yesterday earned it immediate grounding by the…

FORMER MINISTER GETS HEROIC WELCOME

The former Minister of Sports  and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi was on Saturday welcomed back to Kwara…

18 DIE IN IMMIGRATION RECRUITMENT STAMPEDE

About 18 job seekers died and many were injured on Saturday during a nationwide recruitment test conducted by the Nigeria…

JONATHAN PAYS HOMAGE TO LATE YAR’ADUA’S MOTHER

President Goodluck Jonathan in Katsina on Friday paid homage to Hajia Aya Dada, the mother of the late President Umaru…

IMO GOVERNMENT DISCOVER CRUDE IN SOME LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

The Imo Government said it discovered crude oil in some local government areas, and urged the Federal Government to inspect…

MILITARY FOILS ATTEMPT TO FREE DETAINED TERRORISTS

The military on Friday said it foiled an attempt by some terrorists in Maiduguri to free some of their detained colleagues.…

GUNMEN KILL 100 IN KADUNA

At least 100 people were killed when some gunmen attacked three villages in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State…

REPS UNCOVER FRESH MISSING N35BN

More revelations by the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts indicated on Thursday that the Office of the Head…

DEFENCE MINISTER, ALIYU GUSAU, TELLS JONATHAN TO CALL MILITARY CHIEFS TO ORDER

Aliyu Gusau, Nigeria’s Defence minister, had his powers challenged by military commanders he was appointed to supervise. On Tuesday he…
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NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT, STATES, LOCAL GOVERNMENTS SHARE N641.299 BILLION FOR FEBRUARY

The federal government, states and local governments on Thursday shared N641.2 billion from the Federation Account for February. The Accountant-General of the…

PENSION THIEVES CASHED 400 CHEQUES IN ONE DAY – WITNESS

A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of seven persons accused of complicity in the over N20bn police pension fraud,…

GUNMEN ATTACK GOVERNOR GABRIEL SUSWAM’S CONVOY IN BENUE

The convoy of Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue was attacked on Tuesday by suspected herdsmen on his way to Guma Local Government Area…

ONE MASSACRE TOO MANY – SPEAKER AMINU TAMBUWAL

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, on Tuesday asked the Federal Government to redouble its anti-terrorism…