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Wednesday, 11-26-14, 14:17President's 'Evil' Actions Destroying Democracy - Obasanjo[Premium Times]Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again torn at President Goodluck Jonathan, saying Nigerian democracy remained at risk due to the action of the present administration. read more...
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 11:27Will the First Credible Opposition Party Maintain its Momentum?[Africa In Fact]Nigeria is a political paradox: a multi-party democracy that has been led by just one party since it transitioned from military rule in 1999. For 15 years, no opposition has come close to challenging the dominance of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Not, at least, until the All Progressive Congress (APC) emerged in 2013 as the first credible opponent in the history of this country's civilian rule. Suddenly, the game seemed to have changed. read more...
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 8:0580 Million Women Suffer Gender Violence - U.S. Embassy[This Day]Abuja -The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Zainab Maina, on Tuesday called on the National Assembly to pass the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) bill, Sexual Offences bill and other anti-discriminatory bills before the expiration of the 7th assembly. read more...
Tuesday, 11-25-14, 12:06Powerful Explosion Hits Maiduguri[Daily Trust]A powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on Tuesday morning went off near the busy Monday Market in Maiduguri. read more...
Monday, 11-24-14, 14:17Govt Bans Phones, Indecent Dressing in Prisons[Vanguard]Abuja -The Federal Government, weekend, gave Nigeria Prison Service 30 days ultimatum to withdraw all telephones from inmates and prisons officials in prisons nationwide. read more...
Monday, 11-24-14, 6:32Attack on Fish Traders Kills Dozens[Deutsche Welle]Dozens of people have been killed near a remote lakeside fishing community in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state. One source puts the toll at 48. Authorities claim that Islamist Boko Haram insurgents were responsible. read more...
Monday, 11-24-14, 6:32Boko Haram Suspected in Deadly Attack on Fish Traders[Deutsche Welle]Dozens of people have been killed near a remote lakeside fishing community in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state. One source puts the toll at 48. Authorities claim that Islamist Boko Haram insurgents were responsible. read more...
Sunday, 11-23-14, 17:50ICG Warns Against Volatile, Vicious Electoral Contest[This Day]Predicts post-election violence, disputed results. Security operatives raid APC data centre in Lagos read more...
Sunday, 11-23-14, 17:26Investigation Shows Nigerians Aboard Jet Seized in South Africa Were Crew[Premium Times]A private jet that conveyed $9.3 million cash from Nigeria to South Africa for an arms deal between the two countries, had Nigerian crew members, and passengers from Israel and Austria, new documents obtained by PREMIUM TIMES in Johannesburg have shown. read more...
Sunday, 11-23-14, 8:02T.B Joshua Asks Court to Stop Coroner's Inquest[Independent (Lagos)]Lagos -Founder of Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Joshua, on Friday asked a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja to stop forthwith the coroner's inquest into the September 12 building collapse that killed about 116 persons. read more...

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