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A cross-section of candidates writing the 2017 JAMB and UTME computer based examination at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Pro-metrics Centre, in Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State on Saturday (13/5/17).
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FEATURE: The inside, untold story of the 2017 JAMB examination, By Reuben Abati

“Students cheat, parents collude with agents to help their children to cheat, examination consultants are worse.”

Contaminated Farmland at K-Dere, Ogoniland

INTERVIEW: What Buhari govt must do to develop Niger Delta, implement Action Plan – Development Expert

The Africanist scholar explains the details of the Niger Delta Action Plan, warning that “this opportunity must not be squandered.”


From fans to endorsements, Nigerian Instagram comedians take shine off ‘analogue’ colleagues

The lucrative world of Instagram comedians is no joking matter.

Inside one of the buses

Why we travel by road at night despite warning, insecurity, Nigerians speak

The Senate says outlawing the notoriously dangerous night travel will violate people’s right to movement.

House of Representatives Chief Whip, Ado Doguwa

INTERVIEW: Current House of Reps Nigeria’s best in 25 years – Chief Whip, Doguwa

The lawmaker spoke on diverse matters including the successes and challenges of the House of Representatives.

Open Defecation [Photo Credit: allAfrica]

FEATURES: Nigerian town where wives deny husbands sex to protest open defecation

The women say they are committed to community development.

Billionaire kidnapper, Evans, reveals multi-million properties; victims' location

INTERVIEW: Billionaire kidnapper, Evans, reveals multi-million properties; victims’ location

Evans says his mother knew about his evil art, but was not in support.

House of Representatives  Minority Leader, Leo Ogor

INTERVIEW: Why PDP is not confrontational in the House – Minority Leader

Leo Ogor speaks about his “leader”, James Ibori, and rates the Buhari administration.

Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida

THROWBACK: INTERVIEW: Ex-President Ibrahim Babangida speaks on June 12 and the Abacha coup

Mr. Babangida ruled Nigeria between 1985 and 1993, stepping aside following the political crisis triggered by the cancellation of an historic election.

Suspected kidnappers being paraded by the Nigerian Police, Lagos State Police Command

PHOTO NEWS: Police arrest Nigeria’s ‘most wanted’ kidnap kingpin

The kidnap kingpin owns multi-million naira houses in Lagos, Accra, the police said.

NOUN VC, Abdallah Adamu

INTERVIEW: Why Nigeria Open University operated for months without website – VC

NOUN’s vice chancellor explains efforts made to enable the school’s graduates attend NYSC and law schools.

Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nwodo

INTERVIEW: Outcome of Biafra agitation will depend on Nigerian govt’s reaction – Ohaneze leader, Nwodo

John Nwodo, head of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, speaks about Biafra, marginalisation of Igbos, and 2019 election.

Professor Babatunde Osotimehin

PROFILE: The life and times of Babatunde Osotimehin

Upon moving into his second term in 2015, Mr. Osotimehin introduced new reforms that increased the effectiveness and efficiency of UNFPA.

chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party from Adamawa State

INTERVIEW: Why Jonathan lost re-election in 2015 – PDP Chieftain

The PDP chieftain also explained why he opposed Mr. Jonathan’s re-election in 2015.


Is Nigeria a failing state?

Nigeria is currently ranked the 13th least stable country in the world.

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari
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ANALYSIS: Two years on, Northern supporters await Buhari’s magic

President Buhari’s iconic status in the north fuelled a lot of expectations, some of which are not being met.

Pump action rifles intercepted by the Nigeria Customs Service at Tin Can Island Port [Photo Credit: Nigeria Customs Service]

PHOTO STORY: Pump action rifles intercepted at the Tin Can Island Port

The intercepted 440 pieces of pump action rifles were manufactured in the United States of America and Italy.

WHO Headquarter in Geneva, Switzerland.

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WHO election and the campaign against African health experts, By Tami Hultman

There is a last-minute attack on the candidacy of Tedros Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia.

Eyo Performing at the Traditional Eyo Festival as part of the activities to Mark Lagos at 50 in Lagos on Saturday (20/5/17.
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PHOTOS: Inside Lagos’ Eyo Festival

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari at the National Economic Council Retreat ... On March 21, 2016


SPECIAL FEATURE: Global Investment Destination: Why Nigeria deserves a fresh look

Nigeria is currently pushing reforms to improve on her ranking in terms of the Ease of Dong Business, Mr. Umana says.

Ben Nwankwo

INTERVIEW: Why Anambra PDP is always in crisis, may lose coming governorship election – Rep

The lawmaker also provided details of repeated plans to stop his election by the PDP godfathers.

Halima, the second daughter and last child in Gen. Ibrahim Babangida’s family (R) and her husband, Alhaji Auwal Abdullahi, a businessman, during their wedding in Minna on Friday (11/5/17). 02633/12/5/2017/Callistus Ewelike/BJO/NAN

PHOTO STORY: Top politicians storm Minna for IBB’s daughter’s wedding

Halima Babangida got married to Auwal Abdullai, a Gombe traditional title holder.

Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu [Photo credit: Pulse.ng]

How Nigeria fared at 2017 offshore technology conference

Breaking with its past, Nigeria seemed more business-minded in its participation at the yearly conference.

Nigerian Senate

Nigerian Senate Last Week: Budget missed, New ministers approved, No Peace Corps

The Nigerian Peace Corps bill also suffered set back in the Senate.

Hon. Ehiozywa Agbonayinma

INTERVIEW: Majority of PDP members in House of Reps are with Sheriff – Lawmaker

The opposition lawmaker also asked Nigerians to keep praying for President Muhammadu Buhari.