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The Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has accused Chinese businesses of consistently violating the country's quality standards and environment laws by bringing substandard products into the country.
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An expanded meeting of the National Security Council is underway at the Presidential Villa between the President, state governors and the heads of the various security agencies and para-military organizations.
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Emotion ran high, yesterday, at the Oduduwa office of the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Ikeja, after an indigent woman revealed how she was raped by members of a non existing Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, which promised to help treat her two-and-half year-old daughter of cancer.
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I NDICATIONS emerged, yesterday, of an imminent blackout across the country as organised labour vowed to shut down Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC; Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IEDC, and six others, including power plants, tomorrow over electricity tariff without power supply, among others.
Chairman of the House Committee on Diaspora Affairs, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, yesterday, asked President Goodluck Jonathan to apologise to families of victims of Nyanya bomb blast and parents of the 234 students abducted at Government Girls College in Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents.
L agos -Lagos State Government, yesterday, said police report was delaying prosecution of those arrested in connection with the case of two women severely tortured over alleged theft of pepper in Ejigbo area of the state.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Umar Manko, yesterday, assured Nigerians that the panel investigating the alleged rape of a mother of three by a Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in Lagos was working hard to unravel the truth behind the claims.
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Umaru Manko, on Wednesday said there was no truth in a report that Boko Haram had attacked some people in the state.
HOUSTON Koyode Lawrence, aka "Papa," who recruited college students in Nigeria to transport heroin into the U.S., has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to import a controlled substance, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.
By Adekunle Adekoya, General Editor & Hugo Odiogor IT was afternoon, and the sun beat down with all the anger it could muster.
The stock market has lost a total of N392billion since the beginning of the year partly in response to growing insecurity in the country, a review of the performance of the market by LEADERSHIP has shown.
TENSE TIME: Afusat Saliu and daughters Basirat and Rashidat, who are waiting to hear if they will be forced to leave the UK A NIGERIAN mother is hoping the Home Office will give her more time to stave off deportation as she fights to protect her children from the risk of female genital mutilation.
A 54-year-old farmer has been arrested by the Police Special Fraud Unit, SFU, Milverton Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, over alleged fraudulent withdrawals of money from customers' accounts in a new generation bank.
It was meant to be a ceremony for the presentation of a book. But yesterday's event was not just that: it was an avenue to express feelings on the state of the nation, particularly the April 15 kidnapping of 234 school girls.
The air test came slightly less than three years after the aircraft had arrived on Aug. 28, 2011, from Lagos, Nigeria, where it had been dumped, out of use, for a period of 7-10 years.
Resolution of the country's epileptic power situation appears to be far-fetched at the moment, as the power distribution companies have disclosed that most of the factors responsible for the problems bedeviling the Nigerian power sector are beyond their control.
Smugglers and pirates endanger the shipping route at the Nigerian coast. Nigerian soldiers enter a German frigate as part of a naval exercise dubbed Obangame Express in order to practice tackling that threat.