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Lagos street sweepers protest unpaid salary

Scores of street sweepers under the 'Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI)' of the Lagos State Government on Monday protested their delayed salaries among other grievances,...

National Assembly complex shut down by striking workers

The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) has sealed off the National Assembly (NASS) complex as it began a four-day warning strike. The News Agency...

Italian judge says evidence shows Eni, Shell knew of Nigerian graft

An Italian judge said on Monday there was evidence showing oil groups Eni and Royal Dutch Shell were aware that their 2011 purchase of...

Army wants Amnesty International out of Nigeria

The Nigerian Army has called for the closure of the Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging there is credible evidence the organisation is working...

Environment minister Ibrahim Jubril resigns

Nigeria's Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jubril, has just resigned his appointment. Jubril is now the new Emir of Nasarawa, following his selection by...

Fire guts Forte Oil station at Lagos airport

There was panic and disorder on Friday afternoon at local wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos following a fire outbreak at the Forte...

Former US president George H.W. Bush dies at 94

Former US president George H.W. Bush, who presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army but lost a...

Nigeria to purchase 12 Super Tucano attack aircraft from Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada is receiving $329 million (around N11.8 billion) for 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft for the Nigerian air force. The total amount...

Rio governor Pezão arrested on corruption charges

Police in Brazil have arrested the governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Fernando Pezão. Investigators say Pezão took bribes when he was...

Militants kill around 100 Nigerian soldiers – Sources

Militants killed around 100 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on an army base on Sunday, security sources said on Thursday, blaming Islamic State West...

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