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Thu, 14 Mar 2019 04:45:08 GMT
At Least Eight Dead in Lagos Building Collapse
[Deutsche Welle] At least eight people have been killed after a three-story school building collapsed in a densely populated area of Lagos. Thirty-seven people have been rescued from the rubble, but dozens are feared trapped.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 06:17:32 GMT
How Political 'Godfathers' Were Humbled in 2019
[Premium Times] The word 'godfather' has different meanings to different people. In Nigerian politics, a godfather is a 'big boss' that maintains political control of a territory by ensuring that either he or his self-chosen appointees are elected to...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:21:29 GMT
State Oil Firm Begins Recruitment for Junior, Senior Officers
[Guardian] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has announced the commencement of recruitment into the corporation for interested Nigerians.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:14:24 GMT
Our Best Will Be Good Enough - Buhari
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari says the federal government is doing its best to correct and reverse the terrible mismanagement the country had experienced, "and with some luck, our best will be good enough."

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:12:01 GMT
Matric Board Sets New Dates for Examinations
[Premium Times] The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed April 11 for the commencement of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The examination is expected to hold for about a week across the country.

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Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:48:24 +0000
Rejoinder to Law Mefor’s ‘Open Letter to Nnamdi Kanu/IPOB‘ on election boycott
– By Aloy Ejimakor – Dear Mr Mefor: Let me begin by conceding that your Letter was vintage and eloquent to boot. Yet, there are [...]

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:45:32 +0000
Is APC on a course to self-immolation in Imo State?
– By Amanze Ajoku – Between now and its inception as an amalgam of two opposition parties, with a motley mix of disaffected PDP members, [...]

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:39:22 +0000
It’s Naive For Atiku To Feel Entitled To Nnamdi Kanu’s Support
– By Aloy Ejimakor – This is a short take on the burgeoning notion (from Atiku’s quarters) that Nnamdi Kanu should call-off the presidential election [...]

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:26:33 +0000
2019 Imo guber and fear of the unknown
– By Dr Sullivan Odumegwu – The governorship election in Imo State next month presents some unique challenges never before seen in Imo State since [...]

Nigeria National Mirror

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 11:09:48 +0000
Dangote Refinery to save Nigeria from Dirty fuels with Euro V specification
Dangote Oil Refinery Company (DORC) says the 650,000 barrels per day refinery has been designed to process a variety of light and medium grades of crude and produce extremely clean … The post Dangote Refinery to save Nigeria from Dirty fuels w...

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:51:17 +0000
Civilian JTF Kill 8 Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno (Photos)
The Civilian Joint Task Force of Gubio Local Government, Borno have killed 8 members of Boko Haram terrorists in Gallo area of Gazabure village of Gubio Local Government. According to … The post Civilian JTF Kill 8 Boko Haram Terrorists In Bor...

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 07:10:56 +0000
Nollywood Actress Linda Ejiofor Is Getting Married! (Photos)
Nollywood actress, Ihuoma Linda Ejiofor is set to wed her undisclosed bae. The Tinsel star shared the good news on her Instagram page with photos today writing; “#APPROVED�☺️��❤️�” Her bestie, … ...

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:05:14 +0000
Governor Ganduje Speaks About Projects After Bribery Allegation Scandal (Photos)
Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje as spoken after the $500Million Bribery allegation. The Governor took to his twitter handle to talk about the projects he commissioned and inspected instead of … The post Governor Ganduje Speaks About Projects...

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:22:58 +0000
‘I Am Fayose’s Lawyer’ – Femi Fani-Kayode Tells EFCC
A mild drama ensued outside the Tunde Idiagbon House, a former head office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission when operatives of the EFCC attempted to bar a former … The post ‘I Am Fayose’s Lawyer’ – Femi Fani-...

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:43:23 +0000
Rerun election: Hold Kwankwaso responsible for breach of peace – Kano APC
The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kano state has urged security agencies and Kano residents to hold Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso responsible should there be any breach of the peace before, during and after the March 23 governorship re-r...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:02:01 +0000
ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup Africa Qualifiers: Nigeria winning streak continues
Despite playing the encounter for several hours yesterday, Nigeria continues its winning streak at the Africa Qualifiers of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup after beating Kenya in its second match of the competition. Having shocked host – Namibia in ...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 05:05:23 +0000
Drama as LASEMA, LASBCA disagree on collapsed building
Did House 57, Egerton Street in Oke Arin on Lagos Island collapse yesterday? Yes, it did, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said. But the State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) described LASEMA’s assertion as “untrue,” saying...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 05:01:33 +0000
EFCC fails to open trial in case against ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal, others
The scheduled commencement of trial in the N544million criminal case against ex-Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and others was stalled on Monday owing the amendment effected on the charge by the prosecution. The Ec...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 05:00:15 +0000
Family seeks N200m damages from UCH for ‘sharing Sugar’s photos’
THE family of the late lawmaker, Temitope Olatoye (aka Sugar) has petitioned the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for the alleged sharing of the deceased’s ‘horrific’ photographs on social media without its approval. It is seeking N20...

Nigeria The Will

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:01:49 +0000
Alleged N1.4bn Fraud: Court Adjourns NBA President, Paul Usoro’s Trial To April 17
SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, (THEWILL) – Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has adjourned the N1.4 billion fraud trial of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association NBA, Paul Usoro, SAN, to April 17, 2019. Us...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:56:45 +0000
Grass-Cutting Scandal: EFCC Re-Arraigns Ex-SGF Babachir Lawal, Three Others
BEVERLY HILLS, March 19, (THEWILL) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, and three others before Justice Jude Okeke of a Federal Capi...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:02:50 +0000
#NigeriaDecides2019: Atiku Files Petition Against Buhari At Tribunal, Asks To Be Declared Winner
BEVERLY HILLS, March 18, (THEWILL) – Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Monday formally filed a petition at the presidential election tribunal, seeking to upturn the reelection of President Muhammad...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:27:11 +0000
Many Trapped As Another Building Collapses In Lagos
BEVERLY HILLS, March 18, (THEWILL) – Another building has collapsed in Lagos State at No 57, Egerton square in Alakoro area, Lagos Island. The incident which occurred at Oke Arin part of Lagos Island has had many people trapped in the rubbles. ...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:20:43 +0000
Bandits Kill Army Garrison Commander In Bauchi
BEVERLY HILLS, March 18, (THEWILL) – Suspected bandits have killed the Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade Command, Colonel Mohammed Barack, on the Magama Gumau road in Bauchi. A top officer of the brigade command who craved anonymity conf...

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