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JUST IN: Abducted army officer regains freedom - Official

Nigeria, Sept. 18 -- An Army major, Stephen Dantong, who was abducted at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, has regained freedom after about three weeks in the custody of bandits. In a state... Read More


Enugu Chief Judge pledges protection of human rights

Nigeria, Sept. 18 -- The newly appointed acting Chief Judge of Enugu State, Raymond Ozoemena, has said the judiciary would uphold all measures to protect human rights in the state. The judiciary, he ... Read More


Lagos panel suspends #EndSARS sitting till further notice

Nigeria, Sept. 18 -- The Lagos State Judicial panel of inquiry into police brutality has suspended its sitting until further notice. Doris Okuwobi, a retired judge heading the panel, announced on Sat... Read More


Stocks This Week: Trade volume plunges to 18-week low

Nigeria, Sept. 18 -- A spate of bearish trading sessions caused the size of trade in Nigerian stocks to diminish by as much as 40 per cent this week, also forcing it to its most depressed point since ... Read More


Developing foresight in the battle against terrorists and bandits, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- Indications are that the offensive against the bandits in Zamfara State is making some progress. Hundreds of them have been killed through aerial bombardments and some of those ru... Read More


It's ridiculous, absurd to say I moved to APC because of money - Fani-Kayode

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Thursday, reacted angrily to insinuations that he defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) for financial reasons. He also ex... Read More


Bandits release NBC ex-director, hold daughter

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- The kidnappers of a former director at the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ahmad Abdulkadir, have released him after nine days in their captivity. They, however, refused ... Read More


CAN suspends state chairman over congratulatory letter to Pantami

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has suspended one of its state's caretaker chairmen over a congratulatory letter to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, ... Read More


Naira in biggest daily fall in months

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- Naira fell profoundly against the U.S. dollar at both the official and unofficial market segment on Thursday. According to abokiFX.com, a website that collates the parallel marke... Read More


EU partners FIRS to sensitise CSOs on tax responsibilities, compliance

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- The European Union under its Agents For Citizen-Driven Transformation (ACT) programme has collaborated with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to sensitise Civil Society Or... Read More