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Friday, February 23, 2018

Nigeria describes Transparency International ranking as ‘misleading’

The Muhammadu Buhari presidency has questioned the criteria or facts used by Transparency International (TI), the anti-corruption watchdog to rank the country 148th least...

Police destroy fake dettol worth N17m

The Police Command in Kano State on Thursday destroyed fake and substandard liquid dettol worth N17 million at Kalibawa in Danbatta Local Government Area...

Nigeria ranked 32nd most corrupt nation

Nigeria's ranking in the annual corruption perceptions index suffered a slip as the nation is now ranked 32nd most corrupt in the world after...

Confusion over missing Dapchi schoolgirls

The whereabouts of several missing students of Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State remains surrounding in mystery after conflicting reports of...

Army rescues Dapchi schoolgirls

Some of the schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi in Yobe State have been rescued by the army. Alhaji...

49 escape death in Dana Airlines mishap

Just after the embarrassment of an emergency door falling off on landing in Abuja, Dana Airlines is enmeshed in another aviation near mishap, this...

Q & A with Olusegun Obasanjo

Nigeria's former president Olusegun Obasanjo is known for his public letters to sitting presidents. In 2013 he wrote a letter to Goodluck Jonathan condemning...

18 killed at Borno market in suicide bombings

Eighteen people were killed in a late Friday night attack by suicide bombers in Konduga local government area of Borno State. Three suicide bombers believed...

World Bank approves $486m loan for Nigeria

World Bank has approved a $486 million credit facility to Nigeria for electricity grid improvements, the lender said on Friday. “The investments under the Nigeria...

Gunmen kill 36 in Zamfara

Thirty six people killed by gunmen in Birane Village in Zurmi Local Council of Zamfara State on Wednesday have been buried. However, the Police Command...

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Zimbabwe president Mugabe ‘resigns’

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda says. A letter from Mugabe said the decision was voluntary, Reuters news agency reports. The surprise...

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