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Friday, 02-27-15, 6:50Drama As Jonathan, Buhari's Supporters Clash in London[Leadership]The high wire politics and bitter rivalry between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday took a dramatic dimension in London as their supporters clashed during the much publicised visit by APC presidential candidate, Gen Muhammadu Buhari, to the Royal Institute of International Affairs, otherwise known as Chatham House. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 6:50ISIL Aims to Radicalise Nigerian Youths Schooling Abroad - Govt[Vanguard]Abuja -The Federal government, yesterday, alerted a plan by Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) to radicalise Nigerian youth, who were schooling abroad, calling on parents and guardians to monitor their wards closely. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 14:29Jonathan Heading to Conflict-Ridden Baga[Premium Times]President Goodluck Jonathan has visited Mubi in Adamawa State, more than three months after Nigerian troops recaptured the town from the insurgent group, Boko Haram. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 14:25Jonathan Procures N11 Billion Equipment 'to Tap Phones'[Premium Times]Nigeria's active 120 million GSM subscribers need to know this: The Nigeria Police, the State Security Service [SSS] and the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited [NIGCOMSAT] are, on behalf of the Nigerian government, possibly hacking your phones and listening in to your conversations. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 12:14Bill to Intercept SMS, Emails Passes Second Reading At House[Daily Trust]A bill that seeks to intercept personal communications of Nigerians sponsored by the Federal Government yesterday passed second reading at the House of Representatives. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 7:01Military Accused of Barring Journalists from Boko Haram Frontlines[Daily Trust]Nigerian journalists cannot report the ongoing counter-terrorism war against Boko Haram by multinational forces first-hand because of military authorities' lack of good faith. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 14:09Soyinka Calls for Investigation Into Ekiti Rigging Tape[Leadership]Lagos -Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has called for a full scale investigation and probe of the alleged Ekiti rigging tape that was leaked by a Nigerian army officer, Captain Sagir Koli. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 13:58Boko Haram Takes Aim At Nigeria's Elections[IRIN]Nairobi -Three bomb explosions in the space of two days in northern Nigeria signal a resumption of urban terror tactics by Boko Haram, a jihadist group that wants to demonstrate it is still a force to be reckoned with despite recent military setbacks, according to analysts. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 10:27Crude Price - Nigeria Loses N49 Billion in Two Months[Premium Times]The global drop in crude oil prices continued to affect Nigeria, as the country recorded about N48.7 billion loss in revenue from oil exports in November and December, 2014. read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 12:56Blast Rips Through a Bus in Yobe[Vanguard]A blast ripped through a bus in Potiskum, Yobe state, on Tuesday. The explosion happened at the Tashar Dan-Borno motor park, on the outskirts of the city but rescuers could not immediately determine the number of casualties. read more...

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