The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday that nine million people developed tuberculosis (TB) in 2013, while 1.5 million died, including 360,000 people who were HIV positive.

The Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda,on Wednesday announced that Federal, States and Local Governments shared N603.5 billion revenue that accrued to the nation in September.

 Yuguda made this known in Abuja when he briefed newsmen on the outcome of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting.

The Niger state commissioner of education, Danladi Abdulhameed on Wednesday said Some secondary school students in Niger State who were going back to school in Katsina State for an exchange programme were attacked by gunmen in an area of the state close to Birni Gwari in Kaduna State.

Senate President David Mark has dismissed reports that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Integration Committee for the South West was plotting to impose a gubernatorial candidate on Oyo State chapter of the Party.

Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, on Wednesday, solicited the support of traditional rulers in the country for a hitch-free general elections in 2015.

Hon. Isa Lawan About representing Guzamala, Kukawa, Mobbar and Abadam federal constituency of Borno State said 18 villages in Borno State are still under the control of Boko Haram insurgents despite a recent ceasefire allegedly agreed by the government and the Islamist militants.

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja on Wednesday said it had concluded the collection of DNA samples for the victims of the collapsed building which occurred at the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Lagos.

Abuja-based #BringBackOurGirls advocate and daughter of the fiery late historian and university teacher, Dr. Yusuf Bala Usman of the Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Hadiza Bala Usman has confirmed her membership and support for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The First Lady, Dame Patience Faka Jonathan has officially inaugurated the Plateau State branch of one of her NGOs, Women for Change and Development Initiative