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Jonathan returns from US, UK vacation

Buzz: 410
Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Former President Goodluck Jonathan returns home after a short vacation in the US and the..

Money laundering: EFCC arrests ex-gov Lamido, sons

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji..

Female bomber kills 40 at Kaduna verification centre

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Confusion enveloped Dogarawa in Sabon Gari Local Government Area, a few kilometres from Zaria City,..

Police, FRSC roadblocks, avenue for extortion – Survey

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

A road safety survey has shown roadblocks as an avenue for extortion of motorists by..

NCC plans law to intercept private calls, SMS

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Nigerian Communications Commission on Tuesday opened public hearing on a new regulation aimed at..

APC hails Buhari for states bailout package

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The All Progressives Congress  has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for coming to the aid of..

Buhari’ll stop poor funding of NDDC – Oshiomole

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

THE Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, has assured the Niger Delta Development Commission that..

Roma in talks for Edin Dzeko

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Roma are in talks with Manchester City over a €20 million (£14.1m) deal for Edin..

Twin explosions rocks Kabul

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Gunfire and explosions have been reported in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, hours after a Taliban suicide..

Female suicide bomber kills four at military checkpoint

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

A female suicide bomber on Tuesday detonated an explosive device at a military checkpoint in..

Credit us for bailout fund – PDP

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The national leadership of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, has claimed credit..

IG orders ‘stop and search’ on major highways

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Sequel to intelligence report, the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has ordered a special ‘stop..

Pensioners demand inclusion in states bailout fund

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners on Tuesday demanded the payment of pension arrears in all..

Zaria blast: El-Rufai bans beggars, hawkers

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has issued a directive banning beggars and street hawkers in..

Ambode, security chiefs plot arrest of fleeing Ikorodu robbers

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday presided over the State Security Council..

N5bn fraud: Nnamani’s co-accused forfeit assets to FG

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The various assets of four of the six companies charged with money laundering along with..

Ex-Adamawa gov Ngilari loses suit to extend tenure

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Justice Evoh Chukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, dismisses the suit of former Adamawa..

FG plans military operation to stop herdsmen, farmers clashes

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Federal Government is planning a special military operation to tackle the menace of cattle..

Fayose offers govs lessons in financial management

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the N713.7bn bailout to states to enable them..

South Sudanese refugees in Kenya hit 46,000 – UN

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The number of South Sudanese refugees in Kenya has risen to 46,000, bringing the total..

Ebola: Ogun steps up surveillance across 20 LGAs

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Following the resurface of Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia, the Ogun State government has stepped..

Iran nuclear talks to continue till July 10 – US

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Talks between Iran and Western powers to find a nuclear deal will continue until July..

NDDC over-politicised, lacks clear ideas – Oshiomhole

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has decried what he described as the lack of..

Tribunal dismisses 15-year-old case against Abacha’s man, Useni

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Tuesday struck out five counts of ‎ offences relating..

FRSC redeploys 40 officers

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Federal Road Safety Corps has redeployed 40 senior officers, including Deputy Corps Marshall, Ahmed..

Banks record N25.61bn fraud in 2014–NDIC

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The rate of fraud in the banking sector rose by 182.77 per cent from 3,786..

Stop harassing market leader, APC tells Fayose

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has condemned the arrest and detention of the..

Tanker fires are preventable

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Like in many parts of the world, Bulk Road Vehicles transporting hydrocarbon fuels like Liquefied..

Man apprehended with fake €1.25m at Lagos airport

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Murtala Muhammed Airport Police Command in Lagos has arrested a 45-year old man, Mr…

APC crisis will end soon – Tambuwal

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, on Tuesday expressed the belief that the crisis rocking..

Lagos compensates 243 Iyana-Ipaja, Idimu tanker fire victims

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday, redeemed his promise to assist victims..

Ekiti gets due fund, not bailout, says Fayose

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday said the N2.1 billion accrued to Ekiti State..

Lagos raids Oshodi again, arrests suspected miscreants

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Lagos State Government says it is committed to tackling insecurity to protect lives and..

LASG sacks LASEMA boss

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Lagos State Government has relieved Dr. Femi Oke-Osayintolu of his appointment as the General..

Prepare to engage diverse workforce

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Category: Business | Jul 7, 2015

IFE ADEDAPO writes on the changing nature of businesses and the multicultural labour requirements that..

Shipping agent arraigned for diverting goods

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

A 33-year-old shipping agent, Kazeem Alege, has been arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court, Lagos..

Shocking Video Surfaces of Florida State University Quarterback De’Andre Johnson Punching a Woman in the Face

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Category: Entertainment | Jul 7, 2015

A shocking video of Florida State University quarterback De’Andre Johnson punching a woman in the..

EFCC alleges plot to scuttle N8bn fraud trial

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The lead counsel for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), has accused..

APC should respect Buhari’s view on Saraki —Melaye

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The senator representing Kogi-West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, has urged the All Progressives Congress to..

EFCC arrests Sule Lamido, two sons

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji..

EFCC arrests Sule Lamido, two sons

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji..

‘Buhari, revive Bacita and Jebba’

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari, please revive the Bacita Sugar Company and Jebba Paper Mills. I humbly..

‘Buhari, revive Bacita and Jebba’

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari, please revive the Bacita Sugar Company and Jebba Paper Mills. I humbly..

Robbers attack Jigawa gov’s media aide, snatch vehicle

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Malam Bello Zaki, the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Governor Muhammad Badaru of..

Robbers attack Jigawa gov’s media aide, snatch vehicle

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Category: News | Jul 7, 2015

Malam Bello Zaki, the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Governor Muhammad Badaru of..

Buhari, is this the darkness before dawn?

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Category: Politics | Jul 7, 2015

Since May 29, things have since either been normal on certain fronts or have even..

Buhari, is this the darkness before dawn?

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Category: Politics | Jul 7, 2015

Since May 29, things have since either been normal on certain fronts or have even..

Residence card scheme’ll develop Ondo – PDP

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Category: Politics | Jul 7, 2015

again the Ondo Peoples Democratic Party has said that the All Progressives Congress in the..

Residence card scheme’ll develop Ondo – PDP

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Category: Politics | Jul 7, 2015

again the Ondo Peoples Democratic Party has said that the All Progressives Congress in the..

Maritime workers threaten strike over unpaid salaries, others

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Category: Business | Jul 7, 2015

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike if..

Maritime workers threaten strike over unpaid salaries, others

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Category: Business | Jul 7, 2015

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike if..