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45 bomb attack victims evacuated to Maiduguri hospital — Officials

HAPPENING: Petrol tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, cars burnt

Reports reaching NEWSVERGE says a petrol tanker this evening fell on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, close to Mountain of Fire and Miracle Church, with many...
Buhari’s government lack commitment to dialogue process – Avengers

Buhari agrees one-month ceasefire with Niger-Delta Avengers

Sources at the Petroleum Ministry say the federal government has agreed to a one-month ceasefire with militant groups on in the Niger Delta. The deal...
Health minister expresses shock over death of MHWUN members

Minister directs Medical Chiefs to fill spaces of striking doctors

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, on Tuesday directed Chief Medical Directors (CMDs) and Medical Directors (MDs) of federal government tertiary health institutions to fill...
Security challenges: I-GP briefs Buhari, may appear before Senate

I’ll give Nigerians nothing but the best – IGP

Ibrahim Idris, acting inspector-general of police (IGP), says he will do everything possible to give his best to Nigeria. Addressing state house correspondents at the...
Fayose calls for Buhari’s resignation over persistent fuel scarcity

Presidency would have ignored Fayose because… says Buhari’s aide

The Presidency has dismissed as laughable the attempt by Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State to link wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari,...
Adamawa killings: Force headquarters to dispatch five mobile police units — IG

JUST IN: Buhari appoints Ibrahim Kpotum new Police IG

NEWSVERGE gathered that President Muhammadu Buhari will announce a former Kano State Police Commissioner, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, as the new acting Inspector General...
Eid-il-Fitri: Osun Assembly tasks Nigerians to sustain Ramadan lessons

Osun Standardised Measure ‘ll Restore Consumer’s Confidence – Assembly

Osun State House of Assembly under the leadership of Rt. Hon Najeem Salaam has said that the recently launched Standardised Weight and Measure by...
Aregbesola, symbol of good governance– Commissioner

Aregbesola compensates 450 home-owners affected by constructions

Despite the harsh economic down turn, more than 450 people whose farms were affected by road construction in Osun received monetary compensations on Monday. Three...
Buhari urges Governors' wives to domesticate future assured programme

How Buhari’s wife, Aisha, Kachikwu laundered money for jailed US Congressman

William J. Jefferson was convicted in 2009, and is currently serving a 13 years jail term for using his office to try to enrich...
INEC bows to pressure, names Jimoh Ibrahim Ondo PDP candidate

AMCON takes over Jimoh Ibrahim’s assets over N50bn debt

A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted an interim injunction to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria to take over some assets belonging...