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May 25, 2013
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A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday dismissed an application filed by Charles Okah and three others accused of the Independence Day bombing in Abuja calling for the charges against them to be dropped. Obi Nwabueze and Tiemkema Osvwo had joined the principal accused, Okah to pray the court to quash charges against them over car bombings which killed 12 people on October 1, 2010.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has received one of Liberia’s highest honours, during a one-day official visit he paid to Monrovia on Thursday.Nigeria led the sub-regional ECOMOG military intervention force that helped end Liberia's first civil war in the 1990s.
Nigerian workers have suspended their minimum wage strike due to have begun on Wednesday, after their unions and government reached an agreement last evening.
More than sixty experts from six West African countries are meeting in Dakar, Senegal within the framework of the Pandemic Readiness and Response Exercise.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has vowed to carry out a 3 day warning strike next week over the controversial minimum wage law.
A civil society group in Nigeria has filed the first access to information application to five state agencies and the federal government, under the new Freedom of Information (FOI) law, approved by President Goodluck Jonathan shortly after taking office recently.
UN humanitarian chief, Valerie Amos is in Nigeria for a two-day official visit aimed consolidating ties between the United Nations humanitarian agency (OCHA) and the Nigerian government as well as ECOWAS.
Reports say nearly two hundred African migrants have drowned in the Red Sea, when a boat carrying them caught fire and sank.
The Nigerian police are appealing to the media not to blow out of proportion security concerns in Nigeria following series of recent bomb explosions that have rocked the northern Borno State capital, Maiduguri.
Governments, private sector and midwives in West Africa have been urged to invest more in midwifery to make the profession more attractive so as to get more people drawn to it.