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2015-11-28 Polish Sailors Abducted in Ship Attack Off Nigeria
[Deutsche Welle] A captain of a cargo ship and several crew members have been kidnapped by suspected pirates in Nigeria, Polish officials say. Several other sailors escaped capture by barricading themselves inside the vessel.

2015-11-28 EFCC Arrests 'Pastor' for N200 Million Fraud
[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has arrested one Jonathan Ibinabo Alatoru, a self-acclaimed pastor and Chief Executive Officer, Chemtronics Nigeria Limited, for conspiracy, forgery and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N200million.

2015-11-28 Suicide Attack Hits Shia Procession
[Al Jazeera] At least 10 people have been killed in a suicide attack on a Shia procession near Kano city in northwest Nigeria, witnesses told Al Jazeera.

2015-11-28 Suicide Bomber Kills 21 At Shiite Muslim Procession
[Deutsche Welle] A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber blew himself up during a religious procession of hundreds of Shiite Muslims. Local religious leaders said at least 21 were killed in the latest violence to hit the troubled region.

2015-11-28 The Sun Eulogises, Presents Letter of Award to Pinnick
[This Day] One of the nation's leading media houses, the SUN, thursday extolled the efforts of the present Nigeris Football Federation (NFF) administration led by Amaju Melvin Pinnick, at the presentation of the letter of award to the NFF President as Sports Personality of the Year.

2015-11-28 20 Killed in Suicide Bomb Attack On Shi'ite Procession
[Daily Trust] Kano -At least 20 people, including women and children, were killed and more than 50 injured yesterday in Dakasoye village of Kura local government area of Kano State when a suicide bomber blew himself up after joining a Shi'ite procession. This is less than two weeks after two female suicide bombers struck at a mobile phone market in the city, killing over 20 people.

2015-11-28 Egypt, Mali, Nigeria Make Changes to Squads
[CAF] Three teams namely Egypt, Mali and Nigeria have made changes to their squad lists ahead of the opening matches of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations Senegal 2015.

2015-11-28 The Benue PDP Guber Candidate Heads to Supreme Court
[This Day] The Benue State gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, Prince Terhemen Tarzoor, has approached the Supreme Court to appeal the decision of the Court of Appeal.

2015-11-28 Five Poles Abducted As Pirates Storm Ship Off Nigeria
[Al Jazeera] Pirates have attacked a Polish-owned cargo vessel off the Nigerian coast, kidnapping five crew members, Poland's authorities have confirmed.

2015-11-28 Centre for Crisis Communications Casts Doubts On Boko Haram Dec Deadline
[This Day] Senator Iroegbu in Abuja The Centre for Crisis Communications (CCC) has observed that despite the great strides made by the Nigerian military in the war against the insurgency in the North-east, the December 2015 deadline for the defeat of Boko Haram is not feasible.

2015-11-28 Again, Dasuki Floors FG in Court
[This Day] The Federal High Court (FHC) in Abuja has dismissed the application of the federal government seeking to compel the presence of the immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), in court throughout his trial.

2015-11-28 Appeal Court Affirms Ekiti PDP Senators' Victories, Dismiss APC Appeals
[This Day] The Appeal Court sitting in Ado Ekiti thursday affirmed the victories of the Senator representing Ekiti South senatorial district, Mrs. Abiodun Olujimi and her counterpart in Ekiti Central, Mrs. Fatimat Rasaki .

2015-11-28 Nnaji - Nemsa Created From Nerc's Poor Grasp of Technical Regulation
[This Day] A former Minister of Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji, thursday disclosed that the new technical enforcement agency in Nigeria's electricity supply industry, the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA), was created due to the failure of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to understand and undertake technical regulations and enforcement in the sector.

2015-11-28 CCT Grants FG Two Months to Amend Charges Against Orubebe
[This Day] The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) sitting in Abuja has granted the federal government two months to amend the charges of false declaration of assets brought against the former Minister of Niger Delta, Mr. Godsday Peter Orubebe

2015-11-28 Obaigbena Tasks Online Publishers On Investigative Journalism
[This Day] The President of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Mr. Nduka Obaigbena, has tasked online publishers on the need to return to the age old virtue of factual and investigative reporting in order to build a credible online brand that will attract a huge number of readers who are in need of timely and accurate news.

2015-11-28 Senate Orders Kachikwu, NNPC to End Fuel Scarcity in Two Weeks
[This Day] Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja Alike Ejiofor in Lagosâ?¨ The Senate yesterday ordered the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and all its subsidiaries to end the acute fuel scarcity across the nation within two weeks.

2015-11-28 Faleke, PDP Stake Claim to Kogi Governorship
[This Day] Bolaji Adebiyi, Tobi Soniyi and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The quagmire caused by the death of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Alhaji Abubakar Audu, in Saturday's inconclusive election in Kogi State is certain to test the legal and political system, following the request by the deputy governorship candidate of APC, James Abiodun Faleke, to be declared winner of the poll and by extension governor-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

2015-11-28 Corruption Undermine Fight Against Terrorism, Says Gadzama
[This Day] Former Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Afakriya Gadzama, has said corruption has undermined the efforts of security agencies in fighting insurgency.

2015-11-28 Fayose - Buhari Is Lying to Nigerians On Returned Loot
[This Day] Olakiitan Victor in Ado Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari's claim that past government officials who looted the treasury had started returning the stolen funds, saying such monies ought to have been transferred to the Federation Account if it was true.

2015-11-28 The Changing Tune of Change
[This Day] Sometimes I feel that sudden urge to run away from my beloved country, Nigeria and some other times, I feel that strong sense of righteous anger at our plight as a nation. At the best of times, I feel like laughing; and yet from time to time, I throw up my hand in dismay at the situation in our country. But why should I quit my fathers' land when I have an equal stake in its success or failure like those who control the levers of power. That would never do! So I have asked myself repeatedly, "Why don't I j

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