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JUST IN: Buhari appoints new EFCC board

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a secretary and board members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). They are George Ekpungu as Secretary (Cross River);... Read More


Police arrest foreigner, four others for allegedly supplying fuel to bandits in Katsina

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- The police in Katsina State have arrested one Lawal Shu'aibu, 32, of Maradi in Niger Republic and four others for allegedly selling fuel to armed bandits in a forest in the state.... Read More


Obadiah Mailafia: The grip of fear, By Toyin Falola

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- I spent over 20 years of my working life abroad as a university teacher, banker and international civil servant with an unblemished record. I have no criminal record - not even a ... Read More


LIVE UPDATES: FG inaugurates technical group to monitor women economic empowerment

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- The federal government is today inaugurating a technical working group for the pilot monitoring and evaluation framework for Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE) interventions. WEE... Read More


Massaquoi lawyer confident of acquittal in war crimes trial

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- The lawyer for accused war criminal Gibril Massaquoi says he is confident of his client will be acquitted. Speaking outside the court at the start of week two of the court's unex... Read More


Ogun Civil Servants: No wrongdoing on our part - Unity Bank

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- Nigeria's commercial bank, Unity Bank Plc, has denied claims by the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) in Ogun State that it diverted the association's N134 m... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: How ex-CBN deputy governor, Mailafia, died of COVID-19 - Official

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- The authorities at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) have described as "false and inaccurate" the allegation of poor management of the former deputy governor of the... Read More


COVID-19: Nigeria records six deaths, 393 new cases Monday

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- Nigeria has recorded six additional fatalities from the coronavirus pandemic with 393 fresh cases confirmed across 14 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (F... Read More


Nigeria records 2,000 deaths from snake bites every year - Minister

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- Nigeria's minister of state for health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, has said an average of 20,000 cases of snake bites are recorded in Nigeria every year. Mr Mamora disclosed this at a p... Read More


Obasanjo assumes duty as AU envoy, begins Horn of Africa tour

Nigeria, Sept. 21 -- Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has arrived in Addis Ababa to begin his new role as AU High Representative for the Horn of Africa region. The Chairperson of the AU ... Read More