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House Committee rejects Okonjo-Iweala’s answers to 50 questions, asks her to reanswer

February 3, 2014

Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala The committee also fixed a date for the public hearing. The Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, failed to answer many of the... read more

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NCAA commences investigation of Aero Contractors airline for ‘shoddy’ treatment of passengers

November 9, 2013

An NCAA official witnessed the poor treatment of the passengers. Nigerian aviation authorities are currently investigating complaints from at least 12 passengers over the ‘shoddy’... read more

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Aero Contractors airline keeps passengers stranded all night in Abuja

November 9, 2013

The airline could not apologise to the passengers. Dozens of passengers were on Friday night till Saturday morning stranded at the Abuja airport as the... read more

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Nigeria’s President Jonathan seeks immunity for African leaders from ICC prosecution for war crimes, genocide

October 12, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan Nigeria said it is ‘disappointed’ with the ICC over African affairs. Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan, has called for an amendment of the... read more

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13 people dead in plane crash involving aircraft carrying Agagu’s body

The identities of the victims will be released after their families were informed, authorities say. Aviation authorities said Thursday that 13 people were confirmed dead... read more

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Despite obvious, widespread graft, Jonathan says Nigeria corruption exaggerated

September 30, 2013

caption: Some of President Goodluck Jonathan’s aides are paid higher than the police Inspector General Although there is corruption in some sectors of the Nigerian... read more

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Apo Killings: Nigerian Army, SSS, extrajudicially kill 7, then label them Boko Haram

September 20, 2013

Survivor, Ibrahim Danladi, a satchet water seller says, “We are no Boko Haram. We are innocent. The Department of State Security, SSS, and the Nigerian... read more

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Farida Waziri was a disaster to Nigeria’s anti-corruption fight, says Obasanjo

September 10, 2013

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the appointment of Farida Waziri, the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,... read more

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Odinkalu, 50 Others Escape Death As Power Cut Stops Arik Plane From Landing

June 22, 2013

  What could have been another  major disaster for the country was narrowly averted in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital, on Friday night, following... read more

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EXCLUSIVE: Rotimi Amaechi talks tough, says, “No one can push me out of PDP”

May 27, 2013

Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi Embattled Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday said he has steeled himself enough to resist all the maneuverings by... read more

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Nigerian military, NEMA submit contradictory reports to Jonathan on Baga casualty

April 30, 2013

St. Thereasa Catholic Church Madalla, after a Christmas Day Boko Haram attack The content of the interim reports were disclosed by Reuben Abati.…... read more

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Prof Chinua Achebe is dead

March 22, 2013

Prof Chinua Achebe Nigeria’s literary icon and publisher of several novels, Chinua Achebe, is dead. Mr. Achebe, 82, died in the United States where he... read more

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Jonathan stirs storm over controversial state pardon for Alamieyeseigha, others

March 13, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan reached to his constitutional powers to grant prerogative of mercy Tuesday, in Abuja, spraying controversial gifts of state pardon... read more

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Malabu N155bn fraud: How Keystone Bank helped presidency, ministers broker huge money laundering deal

November 25, 2012

Dan Etete Malabu opened its ‘Etete’ accounts at Keystone, 10 days after Mr. Ikomi assumed duties…... read more

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Malabu oil scandal: AGF Adoke and the great cover-ups

October 20, 2012

Attorney General Bello Adoke Mr. Adoke peddles falsehood in desperate bid to retain credibility over the Malabu $1.1 billion oil deal…... read more

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Jonathan’s close ally, Ankio Briggs, condemns president’s broadcast

October 9, 2012

Ms. Briggs said President Jonathan’s government does not have the capacity to manage the floods.…... read more

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Chelsea maintain top spot in England

September 22, 2012

Nigerian midfielder John Mikel Obi   Chelsea maintained their lead on the English Premier League table with a 1-0 victory over Stoke City. The London... read more

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Former police boss, Sunday Ehindero, remanded in Kuje prison

September 22, 2012

Mike Ozekhome is consel to ex Nigeria Police Force boss, Sunday Ehindero   A former Inspector General of Police, Sunday Ehindero, is currently an inmate... read more

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Ibori $15mn bribe:  EFCC detains Andy Uba for 8 hours

September 18, 2012

Uba, former domestic assistant to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo The Senator representing Anambra South in the Nigerian Senate, Andy Uba, was on Monday held for 8... read more

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Victor Moses stars as Chelsea play goalless with QPR

September 15, 2012

The Nigerian forward, Victor Moses, played his first match in a Chelsea shirt after coming in as a 58 minute substitute. Another Nigerian, Mikel Obi,... read more

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Oshiomhole’s aide’s killing: Court orders police to pay N5m damages

September 14, 2012

Late Olaitan Oyerinde The Judge condemned the police for disobeying an earlier order.…... read more

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Updated: You can’t tax Halliburton for bribing Nigerian officials – Court

September 14, 2012

Nigeria has not convicted anybody for receiving the Halliburton bribe .…... read more

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Court orders Police IG to investigate Andy Uba, Achigbu over Ibori’s $15million bribe

September 11, 2012

James Ibori…he stole his people blind A court in Abuja has ordered the IG of police to uncover what roles Senator Andy Uba and businessman,... read more

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Paralympics: Nigeria takes 22nd position

September 9, 2012

China won the Paralympics with 95 gold medals.…... read more

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[INVESTIGATION] The Massive MDG Fraud: How the health ministry steals from the sick and dying

July 20, 2012

Massive corruption in various ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) are the main reasons Nigeria will not achieve her Millennium Development Goals (MDG) targets, a PREMIUM... read more

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