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NNPC shuts Port Harcourt, Kaduna refineries over attacks on pipeline

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced operational shutdown of the Port Harcourt and Kaduna Refineries owing to crude supply challenges arising from...

Trial stalled as Nigerian gov’t fails to produce ex-NSA Dasuki in court

The trial of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) was stalled today as the federal government failed to produce him...

Treason: Court sends Nnamdi Kanu to Kuje prison

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the detention of the director of a pirate radio station, Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, in...

Supreme Court upholds Dankwambo’s election

The Supreme Court this morning affirmed the election of Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo as the dully elected governor Gombe State in the April 11...

ICPC drags ex-governor Yerima to court over diversion of funds, abuse of office

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission  (ICPC) has dragged a former governor of Zamfara State, Ahmed Rufai Sani to court over...

Racism charge threatens Oscars; Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett stage boycott

Angry black Hollywood actors are mobilising for boycott of the 2016 Oscars Academy Award over a skewed nomination for the prestigious award in which...

Osun hospital staff, patients vacate ward as doctor “dies of Lassa fever”

There was panic among staff of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife as a resident doctor, suspected to have contracted Lassa fever, reportedly...

Barca turn down Betis loan offer on Ramirez

There are strong indications that Barcelona have turned down a loan move from Betis for striker Sandro Ramirez. There is, however, hope that the 20-year-old...

American lawmaker proposes law to register journalists like doctors, lawyers

A Republican lawmaker from South Carolina has sponsored a bill seeking the registration of professional journalists in his state. State Rep. Mike Pitts introduced Tuesday...

Sarah Palin endorses Donald Trump

A former presidential aspirant, Sarah Palin, has officially endorsed Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. Mrs. Palin is former governor of Alaska. “I’m proud to...

How Ex-Gov. Suswam paid brother N60m “monthly rent” in N3.1billion fraud – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has revealed how a former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, paid his brother N60million monthly for a...

Another blunder detected in President Buhari’s letter to Senate

A shabby editorial blunder has again been detected in a correspondence from the Presidency to the National Assembly, the second since assumption of President...

World’s oldest man dies at 112

A Japanese man who was officially the world’s oldest man, Yasutaro Koide, a Japanese, died at the age of 112 years. Koide had hit the...

Accused of N400m fraud, court slams N400m fine on Olisa Metuh

An Abuja Federal High Court in on Tuesday granted bail to the spokesperson of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party Olisa Metuh, on the condition...

Senate quizzes CBN governor, Emefiele, over naira free-fall

The Senate on Tuesday grilled the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, on the state of the nation's economy, particularly the...

Standstill as oil workers protest in Lagos

Dozens of oil workers have brought vehicular movements to halt around the Lagos State House of Assembly and the governor's office, Tuesday, in protest...

Shine a light on the gaps, by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala & Janeen Madan

This essay is part of a special edition being published in partnership with Foreign Affairs, titled “African Farmers in the Digital Age.” This anthology...

Dangote test runs mega tomato coy in Kano

Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, may soon end perennial tomato glut with a giant factory that will boost domestic output and create jobs. For the...

National Mirror workers disrupt Jimoh Ibrahim’s live TV lecture over salaries

Irate workers of the National Mirror Newspapers on Monday stormed the Nicon Luxury, Abuja venue of the Global Fleet Group Annual Management Conference as...

Kano destroys 80,000 flu-infected birds

No fewer than 80,000 birds have been destroyed in 45 farms, following the outbreak of avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu. The director of...

One tests positive as Lassa fever spreads to Ekiti

The Lassa fever epidemic has spread to Ekiti State as a patient on admission at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido Ekiti, tested positive to...

CHAN: Nigeria thrash Niger 4-1

Nigeria's home-based Super Eagles started their campaign at the African Nations Championships, CHAN, on a sound note by beating Niger 4-1 at the 22,...

EFCC raises alarm over fake Facebook account of chairman, Ibrahim Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has raised alarm over fake Facebook accounts of its chairman, Ibrahim Magu, soliciting gratification from unsuspecting social...

Nigeria lists 55 people who stole N1.34trillion in eight years

The federal government on Monday said 55 Nigerians stole over N1.34trillion from the country’s treasury from 2006 to 2013.   Speaking at a press conference on...

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