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The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has joined other Nigerians in mourning the passing on of Olorogun Michael Ibru, describing his death as a big loss to the nation and Africa.

An 18-year-old suspect arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command has disclosed that he ran away from auto engineering to pickpocket because it was more lucrative.
The suspect, Seun Jimoh, 18, from Ondo State was arrested on early hours on Tuesday, in Oshodi while in the act.

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria was in Edo State on Tuesday for the All Progressives Congress Mega Rally to round up its campaign for the Edo State governorship election.
The rally held at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

A woman has cried on social media after her husband allegedly battered her when she said that President Muhammadu Buhari was working.
According to Vincent Chinenye @Vincentwap who shared the picture of the woman on Twitter, he tweeted that all the woman did was to praise the administration of the present government in Nigeria and bam, she ‘earned’ the swollen face from her husband.

Nigeria will have to turn to industries other than oil to help pull itself out of recession, experts say, as the latest sobering government figures reveal that the economy fell by just over two percent in the second quarter.

Nigeria's Department of State Services (DSS) said it arrested two Boko Haram members attempting to infiltrate the Nigerian army.
The two men were identified as Ibrahim Abubakar and Idris Audu, high-level members of the militant organization violently attempting to establish a Muslim caliphate in Nigeria. Their arrests came Sunday in Kano.

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Nnamdi Kanu's Pro-Independence Movement Plans to Open More Biafran Embassies

The Biafran movement led by Nnamdi Kanu says it plans to establish more embassies in various countries in 2016.

Nigerian Judge Faults Man's 90-Lawyer Defence Team

 

A Nigerian judge has criticised a lawyer facing criminal charges after he turned up to court in Lagos with a defence team of more than 90 people.

How ‘Failed Politicians’ Use Juju Against Ebonyi Govt

In what sounded more like a line straight out of a Nollywood production, the Ebonyi State government yesterday raised alarm over what it described as ‘failed’ politicians in the state allegedly resorting to using witchcraft in attacking state Governor, David Umahi, and members of his Executive Co

Woman, 45, In Court Over Death Of Three Pedestrians

A 45-year-old woman, Jane Umezeamama, was on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, charged before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly causing the death of three pedestrians.

Buhari’s Foreign Trips Good For Nigeria, Says FEC

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) of Nigeria has been assessing President Muhammadu Buhari’s foreign trips, describing them as good for the image of Nigeria.

Ex-President Jonathan's Father Kidnapped Again

Residents of Otuoke in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State spent the major part of Wednesday, February 17, 2016, in confusion and fear following the abduction of Chief Inengite Nitabai, the 72-year-old foster father of the immediate past President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan.

Armsgate: EFCC Re-arraigns Dokpesi Before Justice Tsoho

The former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has been re-arraigned before the Justice James Tsoho-led Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.

Activist Lambasts EFCC Boss .Says You Cannot Fight Corruption Without Following Rule Of Law

A renowned human rights activist in Nigeria and Executive Chairman, Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ), Comrade Adeniyi

Alimi Sulaiman has told the acting Chairman of the anti-graft body, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibraheem Magu,

UNIC Spokesperson, Soremekun, Tasks Nigerian Youths On SDGs

By Ejikeme Joseph, Lagos

 

THE National Information Officer of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Lagos, Oluseyi Soremekun, has urged the youths to commit to making the world better by sharing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with everyone.

Nigeria Economy In Trouble, Buhari Lacks Solution, Says Fayose

By Valentine Amanze,

Lagos

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, raised the alarm over the

imminent collapse of the county’s economy.

He said that the President Mohammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government was

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