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Naija News Wednesday, May 21 2014

National News Terrorists bomb Jos, kill 46 • Two arrested over Kano explosion • Govt asks UN body to blacklist B’Haram • Wike blames Shettima, Sani writes Sultan • Senate okays extension of emergency rule A TWIN bomb blast Tuesday…

Naija News Monday, May 19, 2014

National News UK to Host Next Meeting as Leaders Tighten Noose Around Boko Haram • Gordon Brown calls for international action to uphold the right of all children to study Davidson Iriekpen Following the security summit hosted by France at…

Naija News Thursday, May 15, 2014

National News National confab panel seeks unbundling of INEC • Committee adamant on splitting AG’s office • Limits commission’s power to disqualify candidates A PROPOSAL by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be empowered to disqualify candidates aspiring to…

Naija News Tuesday, May 14 2014

National News Anguish, Tears as 77 Girls are Identified • Watch moving identification of students on Arise TV It was a day of anguish and tears yesterday when parents of the kidnapped schoolgirls and their classmates converged on the Government…

Naija News Tuesday, May 13, 2014

National News Boko Haram chief: we’ll attack Abuja, refineries Govt rejects deal to swap prisoners for abducted girls Boko Haram leader Imam Abubakar Shekau has made another video appearance, daring the United States and others. He said none of the…

Naija News Monday May 12, 2014

National News Chibok: How Teachers Locked Up Our Daughters and Ran Away • People of Chibok tell their heartrending stories on ARISE TV all day today and all week One of the parents of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls Sunday introduced…

Naija News Thursday, May 8, 2014

National News Police offer N50 million for information on abducted girls • Northern CAN alleges conspiracy, gives posers to Borno gov • Gunmen on motorcycles kill three civilians, two policemen in Kaduna AS the nation intensifies efforts to rescue the…

Naija News Wednesday, May 7, 2014

National News U.S. offers to assist in search for abducted students • Women group declares one-day fast UNITED States President Barack Obama yesterday offered to assist Nigeria in the ongoing efforts to locate the whereabouts of the female students of…

Naija News Monday, May 5, 2014

National News Jonathan: We Are Seeking Obama’s Assistance over Security Challenges • Urges parents to produce photos of kidnapped students • PDP to choose presidential candidate after APC • Says he’s not aware Alison-Madueke sued the House President Goodluck Jonathan…

Naija News Thursday, May 2, 2014

National News Second Nyanya Bomb Blast Fuels Fear of Political Motive • 12 dead, 30 injured Terror attacks aimed at stopping WEF • President holds emergency security meeting Friday Less than three weeks after a bus station in Nyanya, a…

Naija News Wednesday, April 30, 2014

National News North rejects Niger Delta’s claims to oil resources The North’s delegates to the ongoing National Conference circulated yesterday their position paper. The 47-page document marked “Key issues before the Northern delegates to the 2014 National Conference” also has…

Naija News Tuesday, April 29, 2014

National News Confab panel seeks scrapping of councils, NULGE kicks • Govt raises committee on LGs workers’ welfare • Bid to decentralise police fails OSTENSIBLY to introduce two tiers of government in the country, the Committee on Political Restructuring and…

Naija News Monday, April 28, 2014

National News 59 feared killed in fresh Nasarawa violence • APC cautions against extension of emergency rule • NEF, Muslim group, others differ over Nyako’s allegation THERE seems to be no end yet to the orgy of violence sweeping across…

Naija News Friday, April 25, 2014

National News TIME magazine names Okonjo-Iweala, Aliko Dangote among the world’s 100 most influential people TEN years after its European edition honoured her as one of world’s ‘Heroes’, TIME magazine has named the Co-ordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister…