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President Goodluck Jonathan has called on governors to be alive to their constitutional responsibility of signing death warrant for the enforcement of capital punishment.
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Vexed by the increasing rate of sexual attacks against young girls and boys by adults and the lack of concerted commitment on the part of the Federal Government to check the ugly trend, a call has gone to the wife of the President to devote more time to battle this menace which has become a hydra-headed monster.
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The Federal Republic of Nigeria, rated BB-/BB-, has appointed Citigroup and Deutsche Bank to arrange a series of fixed income investor meetings ahead of a potential Eurobond issue, according to a market source.
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The leadership of the merging political parties under the auspices of the All Progressives Congress has agreed on the formula to be adopted in sharing key offices in the higher hierarchy of the party.
A productive economy is one that is based on solid manufacturing. A well planned industrial policy enables nations to focus on areas they have a comparative advantage and develop the value chain along that line.
BUILDING on the position of experts on the need to step up early warning systems in Nigeria, the United Nations 'd Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordination, Baroness Valerie Amos, says there is urgent need for more support for Nigeria's disaster management commitment.
Ghana's former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings, left Accra on Sunday for Abuja, Nigeria, to address an international conference on Emerging Democracies in Africa, taking place on June 17 and 18. President Rawlings will deliver the keynote address on the topic, Emerging Democracies in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities at the opening session ... (more)
A Ukrainian cargo plane suspected to be carrying military hardware has been detained in northwest Nigeria's Kano State, security and aviation sources told Xinhua on Sunday.
Ambassador Susan Rice was up until recently the American Ambassador to the United Nations.
A MONTH after the Military Special Operations Force was deployed to combat Boko Haram insurgents in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states, violence has erupted again in Borno, as gunmen suspected to be members of the Islamist terrorist's sect, Thursday, attacked four communities of Hwa'a, Kunde, Gathahure and Gjigga of Gwoza Hills settlements, torching ... (more)
Foreign coaches preparing Nigerian youths for the third edition of the MTN Football Scholar, have given a thumbs-up for the kids currently being screened for the programme.
On Friday 24 May, governors from 35 of Nigeria's 36 states met in Abuja to elect the new chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum .
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - At the Ali Al Yaskari primary school, the classrooms are silent.
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, and the President, Christian Association of Nigeria , Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor Friday decried the erosion of moral values in the society and called for moral transformation to restore the country on the path of development.
The new Nigerian Film, Corporation boss, Dr. Danjuma Dadu has called for sustainable partnership between Nigeria and promoters of the European Film Festival, towards having Nigerian films screened on the platform of structured film weeks/festivals in European countries in the shortest possible time.
Nigeria's Presidential Committee on Dialogue and Peaceful Resolution of Security Challenges in the North Thursday held talks with 104 suspected members of Boko Haram sect, who were detained in Lagos prisons, in continuation of efforts by the federal government to tackle the insecurity in the area.