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Friday, 05-22-15, 13:30Group Accuses UNFPA of Population Reduction Agenda[Guardian] A PRO-LIFE non-governmental organisation, Project for Human Development (PHD), has decried an alleged action of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in carrying out abortion and sterilisation procedures on the impregnated Boko Haram victims in the North-East. read more...
Friday, 05-22-15, 11:04Avoiding Lead Poisoning in Nigeria[HRW] Outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday asked the people of Nigeria to forgive whatever mistakes he might have made during his tenure. For some of the Nigerian children who died or are suffering from lead poisoning, this apology comes too late. read more...
Friday, 05-22-15, 5:56Handover Note - Buhari Slams Jonathan's Ministers[Leadership] Exactly a week to the May 29 transition to a new administration, the president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed his disappointment with ministers of the outgoing government under President Goodluck Jonathan for their uncooperative attitude towards a smooth handover. read more...
Thursday, 05-21-15, 7:33Child Bride Who Killed Husband Escapes Death[Premium Times] The murder charges against a 15-year old girl, Wasila Tasi'u, who killed her 35-year old husband, Umar Sani, and four others, have been dropped by prosecutors at a Kano State high court. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 13:56Defeated Ruling Party Chair 'Resigning'[Premium Times] Barring any last minute change of heart, the National Chairman of Nigeria's embattled ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Adamu Mu'azu will resign from his position today. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 11:16Court Restrains Jonathan From Signing Amended Oil and Gas Bill[Daily Trust] Lagos -A Lagos Federal High Court yesterday stopped President Goodluck Jonathan, from assenting to the bill for an Act to amend the Oil and Gas Export Free Zone Act. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 6:02Nine-Year-Old Pupil Writes Book On Terrorism[Leadership] Troubled by the effects on children of the insurgency in parts of the North East of the country after a visit to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Kuchingoro in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), little Miss Splendour Joe King set about writing a book titled The Effects of Terrorism on Children. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 12:54Jonathan to Dissolve Cabinet[Daily Trust] Barring last minute change of plan, President Goodluck Jonathan will tomorrow dissolve his cabinet, Daily Trust has learnt. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 12:54President Jonathan Dissolves Cabinet Tomorrow[Daily Trust] Barring last minute change of plan, President Goodluck Jonathan will tomorrow dissolve his cabinet, Daily Trust has learnt. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 9:41Obama Names Kerry As Head of U.S. Delegation to Buhari Inauguration[Premium Times] President Barack Obama of the United States has named Secretary of State, John Kerry, to lead the American government delegation to the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria's president. read more...

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