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Muslims praying

Nigerian govt declares Monday, Tuesday public holiday

The holiday is to celebrate the Islamic post-Ramadan festival.

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Lagos is 29th most expensive city to live in the world, Abuja 59th

Another African city, Luanda, is the most expensive in the world.
Lagos and Abuja ranked 29th and 59th respectively as the most expensive cities to live in a 2017 global cost of living survey.


American sent to prison for ‘defrauding’ Nigerians

The suspect allegedly defrauded his victims of $565,000.

Ikechukwu Ayene, President of Nigeria Union in South Africa

South African community withdraws quit order against Nigerians

Another community has issued a quit order on Nigerians.

John Cardinal  Onaiyekan

Biafra: We too are ‘disgusted’ with Nigeria — Onaiyekan

The influential cleric says the country must change its ways.

Ahmed Makarfi

Makarfi PDP commends Osinbajo, suggests solutions to Nigeria’s security challenges

The PDP factional leader said more needed to be done to address Nigeria’s security challenges.

Nigerian Army

16 women kidnapped as survivors narrate ‘shocking’ details of Boko Haram ambush of ‘secure’ convoy

“We can’t continue like this; we have to take the war to them; waiting for them to come and be repelled cannot help us,” a survivor said.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo with Governors after the consultation meeting

PHOTO NEWS: Osinbajo meets State Governors over North & South-East groups ethnic agitations

The Acting President is meeting various Nigerian leaders to douse ethnic tensions.

Pic 30. From left: Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari; Minister of Defence, retired Brig.-Gen Mansu Dan-Ali; Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen Abdulrahman Dambazzau; Speaker, House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara and Acting President Yemi Osinbajo during a meeting with State Governors at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (20/6/17)
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“Nigeria is indissoluble,” Osinbajo tells governors

Mr. Osinbajo told the governors that they “must ensure the security of lives and property” in their states.

Danfo Buses, Lagos[Photo Credit:Bella Naija]

Nigeria to become 3rd most populous country by 2050 – UN Report

The Nigerian population would only be surpassed by that of India and China, the report stated.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his supporters after the Code of Conduct Tribunal sitting in Abuja discharged and acquitted him of 18-count charge of non-declaration of assets, in Abuja on Wednesday (14/6/17).
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Saraki yet to be served notice of govt’s appeal against CCT ruling – Spokesperson

The Senate President was cleared by the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Children selling on Abuja-Jos highway, Nigeria.

World Bank approves $611 million credit for Nigeria’s out-of-school programme

The bank also approved a $350 million credit for Kaduna State Economic Transformation Programme.

Dino Melaye

UPDATED: INEC receives signatures of over 188,588 voters who want Dino Melaye recalled

Mr. Melaye has since condemned the move, saying it would fail.

FILE PHOTO: Female hostel of the Nigerian Turkish School, Isheri, Ogun State.

Alleged kidnappers of pupils, staff of Ogun college docked

The court ordered the remand of the alleged kidnappers.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman [Photo:]

New heir, 11 other decrees issued by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman (FULL LIST)

The Saudi monarch appointed his son heir to the throne.

FILE PHOTO: Trafficked girls

Nigerian ‘notorious trafficker’ who takes girls from Benin to Europe nabbed

The suspected trafficker had been in hiding since June 16 when an associate was arrested.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (M) with Northern Traditional Rulers after an expanded meeting of the Acting 

President with Northern Traditional Rulers at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (20/6/17)
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Osinbajo urges Northern traditional rulers to speak up against hate speech

The Acting President is meeting various Nigerian leaders to douse ethnic tensions.

Students writing Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB)  Mock Examination, at Mater Dei High School Imiringi in Ogbia Local Government Area of  Bayelsa State on Saturday (29/4/17).

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JAMB fixes July 1 for UTME for 85,000 candidates with cancelled results, other issues

“Affected candidates have been notified through text messages,” the examination body said.

Immigration officials screening Nigerian returnee from Libya during their arrival at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday.

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Another batch of 175 Nigerians return from Libya

The returnees were made up of 34 males, 122 females, 10 children and nine infants.

An Etisalat Office

Etisalat writes staff, assures them after takeover

Worried staff want to know how the takeover affects them and their future.

Olajumoke Akinjide

Corruption: EFCC sets surety free as ex-Minister turns self in

The lawmaker was arrested after the former minister jumped bail.

Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health

Nigerian govt. introduces free treatment for all HIV patients

The government launches a new HIV guideline.