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Thursday, 11-27-14, 14:36Senate to Probe Police Invasion of National Assembly[Vanguard]Abuja -THE Senate, yesterday, constituted a 7-member panel to probe last week's invasion of National Assembly by men of the Nigerian Police Force, resulting in commotion following teargas canisters thrown by police personnel. read more...
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 19:33How the U.S. Can Help Defeat Boko Haram[Council on Foreign Relations]Opening remarks by author John Campbell at the launch of Council Special Report No. 70, U.S. Policy to Counter Nigeria's Boko Haram by the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington DC. read more...
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 14:17Obasanjo Attacks Jonathan Again[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, 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...

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