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See full list of 705 Shiite members “killed or missing” in Zaria clash

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, a group propagating Shiite ideology in Nigeria, has published the list of 700 people killed during a clash with...

Okonjo-Iweala mocks ICC, describes Falana “Integrity Challenged Charlatan”

The immediate-past minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has mocked the International Criminal Court (ICC), describing human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, with the same...

EFCC reopens Dariye’s N1.2bn theft case file

The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on...

Nigeria plans grazing areas for herdsmen to end protracted Fulani-farmers clash

President Muhammadu has expressed the federal government's intention to establish grazing areas for herdsmen, with a view to checking protracted clashes between farmers and...

Dasukigate: How we helped Metuh exchange $2million, witnesses tell court

Two witnesses brought before a Federal High Court in Abuja by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have explained how spokesman of the Peoples...

Falana drags Dasuki, others to ICC, says $8.1bn NOT $2.1bn diverted

Fiery Lagos-based lawyer and rights activist, Femi Falana, has dragged the embattled former NSA, Sambo Dasuki, ex-military chiefs and other individuals to International Criminal...

Nigeria increases price of kerosene from N50 to N83

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA)‎ has announced a price increment on kerosene, saying it will now sell at N83 against the previous...

40 killed in Adamawa farmer-Fulani clash

The Divisional Police Officer of Vunokilang Police Division of Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa State, CSP Okozie Okafor and 40 others are reportedly killed...

America lauds Buhari’s anti-corruption war

The United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, has expressed his support to President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption, saying corruption is retarding the...

Nigerian troops kill 63 Boko Haram terrorists in fresh onslaught, recover cache of arms

The Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram insurgency in the North East have recorded successes in the last few days by killing a total of...

Tearing statement: Court slams N300 million bail bond on Metuh

The battle for freedom by the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisah Metuh, faced a hitch on Friday as Abuja High Court slammed...

I gave CCT chairman, Danladi Umar, N1.8m bribe, witness tells court

A former customs officer, Rasheed Owolabi, has told a Federal Capital Territory High Court how the chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi...

100,000 birds destroyed as bird flu ravages Kano, Adamawa

Over 100,000 birds have so far been destroyed in Kano and Adamawa States as governments of the two states fight to control the spread...

Bill Gates, Dangote, Northern governors sign MoU on immunization

Renowned billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates, Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote and six state governors from the Northern part of Nigeria have signed a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

UN human rights chief accuse Burundi security forces of sexual violence in Burundi

Zeid Al’Hussein, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, has accused Burundi security forces of sexual violence, sharp increase in enforced disappearances and torture cases. He...

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