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Nigeria's ex-Oil Minister- Diezani Allison-MaduekeIndications emerged yesterday that former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Allison-Madueke, and four other people arrested by the National Crime Agency (NCA) in the United Kingdom yesterday will be tried in London.

Late reports from London yesterday said Allison-Madueke and the four other suspects were released on bail pending their arraignment in a London court on Monday on allegations of bribery, corruption and money laundering.

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at a raidOperatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos have arrested a Nigerian grocer based in Pretoria, South Africa with 3.920kg of substances found to be methamphetamine.

Boko Haram suspected in Abuja's twin bomb blasts

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Saturday, 03 October 2015 05:04

The site of a suspected Boko Haram suicide bomb attack at a market in Maiduguri in June. Photograph: Jossy Ola/APTwo bomb blasts ripped through the outskirts of Nigeria’s capital Abuja on Friday, including one target hit twice before by Boko Haram, after separate strikes in the northeast that killed at least 21.

Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency (Nema) warned of casualties from the simultaneous explosions in Kuje and Nyanya and likened the explosives used to those in areas worst-hit by the six-year insurgency.

Maxwell-011BET Experience Africa will be making its first movement in Africa with a crowded entertainment festival, which will take place at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa.

CansGZ Industries Ltd. of Nigeria plans to expand into South Africa with the construction of a 1 billion rand ($71 million) factory, becoming the second beverage-can maker after Nampak Ltd. to have operations in the country. Nampak shares fell the most in four months.

A female Nigerian school child holding a Nigerian flag during her school march past to commemorate Nigeria at 55“October 1st is a day for joy and celebrations for us Nigerians, whatever the circumstances we find ourselves in because it is the day, 55 years ago; we liberated ourselves from the shackles of colonialism and began our long march to nationhood and to greatness.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, receiving the ministerial nominees on Wednesday/CREDITS Olufamous.comSenate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday (Wednesday 30th September 2015) received the ministerial nominees list at about 4:56pm from the Presidency but said the content of the presidential communication would be read on Tuesday.

My Government is not after anyone –Buhari

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Thursday, 01 October 2015 05:53

President Muhammadu BuhariPresident Muhammadu Buhari in his Independence broadcast on today assured Nigerians that his government was not persecuting anybody but said all must be ready to account for their deeds.



Cyprian Emeka UzohCyprian Emeka Uzoh is a genius from Nigeria who holds more than 126 United States issued patents and over 160 patents worldwide in semiconductor technology. He also co-authored more than 35 publications.

Oliseh Recalls Mikel, Enyeama, Ighalo to Super Eagles

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Tuesday, 22 September 2015 09:10

Coach Sunday Oliseh of NigeriaSunday Oliseh has released a 24-man list of players for the friendly matches in October against Congo and Cameroon, and making a comeback to the Super Eagles team are Vincent Enyeama, Mikel Obi and Ogenyi Onazi, who had served out his suspension.