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  1. Anti-gay laws fuel HIV crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    A 2014 picture shows a crowd gathering outside the Unguwar Jaki Upper Sharia Court in the northern Nigerian city of Bauchi during the trial of seven suspected homosexuals. Picture: Aminu Abubakar The persecution of millions of people in Commonwealth countries where homosexuality is a criminal offence, is worsening the Aids crisis, warns a major report produced for David Cameron.


  2. Nigeria: Police Nab Another Boko Haram Suspect in MaiduguriRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 |

    A statement by the Police in Bauchi on Thursday signed by AIG in charge of Zone 12 Bauchi, Tunde Ogunsakin, said that the arrest followed the recent publication of the wanted men by the Nigeria Army of wanted Boko Haram leaders. Ogunsakin said that Police Detectives attached to Borno Police Command while on intensive cordon and search operation arrested Mohammed Usman, a resident of Abujan Talakawa in Maiduguri, Borno State.


  3. Nigeria: UNICEF Treats One Million Children Suffering From MalnutritionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 |

    UNICEF has treated over one million children suffering from acute malnutrition in Nigeria within the last six years, the United Nations International Children's Fund , Chief Field Officer, Dr. Abdulai Kaikai has said. Dr. Kaikai made the disclosure in his keynote address during a Community Base Management of Acute Malnutrition programme/resource mobilization advocacy engagement with policy makers from Gombe, Jigawa, Bauchi and Adamawa states in Dutse.


  4. Love and life advice from Nigeria's Instagram agony auntRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | New Vision

    A cheating husband, domestic violence, marital problems or a complicated love life are standard fare for agony aunts across the world. But in religiously conservative northern Nigeria, which has a Muslim majority, asking for advice in public has traditionally been frowned upon and problems kept within the family.


  5. Nigeria: Tourism - Another Neglected SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 |

    A journey down memory lane, harnessing the potentials of the country's national monuments for tourism purposes seems a struggle. While this quintessence of tourism is typically treated as gobbledygook, the Nigerian tourism sector suffers.


  6. Nigeria: ICC Lists Possible War Crimes Against Military, Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 |

    The International Criminal Court, ICC, believes crimes against humanity and possible war crimes have been committed by the Nigerian military and the extremist sect, Boko Haram, in the last six years of the terror group's brutal insurgency in Nigeria's North East region. A Preliminary Examination Report on Nigeria released on Thursday by the ICC's Office of the Prosecutor identified eight possible cases of crimes against humanity and war crimes under Ariticle 7 and 8 of its statute, perpetrated by both the militants and the Nigerian military.


  7. Nigeria: In a Deft Move, Buhari Gives Key Portfolios to Southern NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 |

    In a country gripped by ethno-political balancing, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday moved to narrow the fault line that divides the North and the South by assigning most of the key portfolios of his administration to Nigerians of southern origin. The president also made good his promise to rationalise the public sector by slashing the number of ministries from 29 to 24. Since he assumed office on May 29, Buhari has been widely criticised for appointing mostly northerners to non-ministerial but key positions in government.


  8. Nigeria: 'Country's New Cabinet a Blend of Experience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 |

    After more than five months, Nigeria finally got a new government. A total of 36 ministers and junior ministers swore the oath of allegiance and were assigned formal roles.


  9. The President will always have his wayERIC TENIOLA, Lagos, NigeriaRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Nigeriaworld

    And that was as far back as 1979-about 36years ago. I covered the proceedings in the Senate at that time.


  10. Buhari opts to be petroleum ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | GhanaWeb

    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has named himself Petroleum Minister, he also appointed Ibe Kachikwu of Delta State as the Minister of State for Petroleum. The widely expected move by the president is on the back of his resolve to sanitize and make profitable Nigeria's Petroleum industry which has been bedeviled by massive mismanagement and corruption.


  11. New education program targets 2 million children in NigeriaRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Sys-Con Media

    Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development , the five-year program called the Northern Education Initiative Plus will improve states' ability to provide both greater access and higher quality basic education in formal and non-formal schools-especially for girls, out-of-school children and other marginalized groups. Led by Creative Associates International, NEI+ will be implemented in the Northern states of Bauchi and Sokoto.


  12. Nigeria: Nigeria Economy Will Get Worst - AbubakarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 |

    The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar has warned that Nigeria economy will get worst if urgent steps are not taken to salvage the situation. Speaking yesterday at a one day meeting of the All Progressives Governor's Forum held at Yankari Resort and Safari in Bauchi, enjoined the progressives Governors to be weary of the development in the economy of the Nation.


  13. Nigeria raids Boko Harm camps, frees hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | CNN

    ... north between the group and the Nigerian military. An official displays burned equipment inside a prison in Bauchi, Nigeria, on September 9, 2010, after the prison was attacked by suspected members of Boko Haram two days earlier. About 720 inmates ...


  14. Aid Groups Help Nigerians Recover from Boko Haram ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 30 | Voice of America

    Nigerians, suffering from six years of conflict between Boko Haram Islamist militants and Nigerian troops, are getting relief from international aid groups. Two aid projects in northern Nigeria are benefiting children who were displaced from their schools and women who have been widowed by the fighting.


  15. Nigeria: Senate Opposes Amount For Abuja Airport's Second RunawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 |

    The Senate yesterday kicked against the N64billion contract for the construction of a second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. In a three-point motion by Sen. Dino Melaye , the Senate acknowledged the urgent need for a second runway at the airport, but said that the contract sum was "just too exorbitant" .


  16. Nigeria: Senate Rejects N64 Billion for Abuja Airport Second RunwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 |

    The Senate on Wednesday kicked against the N64 billion contract for the construction of a second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. In a three-point motion by Dino Melaye , the Senate acknowledged the urgent need for a second runway at the airport, but ruled that the contract sum was "too exorbitant".


  17. NNPC deploys 10m litres of fuel to Northern statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Vanguard

    Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it had deployed 306 truckloads of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as fuel, which is about 10 million litres of the product, to some northern states in the country. The corporation, in a statement by its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr. Ohi Alegbe, said the deployment was to quell the queues noticeable in some petrol stations in some northern states, following rumours of an impending fuel scarcity.


  18. Nigeria: Fuel Scarcity Hits BauchiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 27 |

    Motorists and commuters in Bauchi state and its environs are experiencing acute fuel scarcity, a development that has crippled business activities in the past few days. Vanguard reports that most independent fuel marketers such as Total, Conoil, A.A Rano, Mobile,A.Y Shafa and Asabsin Limited claimed to be out of the product.


  19. Nigeria: Men Accused of Writing Exams for GirlfriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 |

    Cheating in exams is common in both secondary schools and tertiary institutions in the country and thousands of students caught are either dismissed or made to repeat the classes. Academic dishonesty, including cheating, widely practiced by students pose a serious problem across schools and campuses while educationists have overlooked the strategies adopted by students in cheating.


  20. Nigeria: Police Arrest Fake Presidential Adviser, FraudsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 |

    The Federal Capital Territory Police Command on Monday said it had arrested a 70-year- old fake Presidential Adviser on Defence Matters. Presenting the suspect who claimed to be a retired Army Colonel, to the media, the command's Spokesman, ASP Anjuguri Manzah, said the suspect was arrested on Oct. 18 in Maitama area of Abuja, following a tip-off .