Saturday, April 19, 2014

Activist attacked, detained by police for demanding Kogi governor’s sack

April 9, 2014

Idris Wada, Kogi state governor The Governor has denied a role in the arrest. A man has been attacked and arrested by police in Kogi... read more

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Boko Haram: North-East governors appeal to INEC on 2015 polls

April 9, 2014

Boko Haram members The governors asked INEC not to postpone the polls in their states. The governors of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, facing the challenges... read more

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Gunmen kidnap Borno politician, Stephen Marama

April 9, 2014

The kidnappers asked Mr. Marama’s family to link them with Governor Shettima or Senator Ndume within an hour. Gunmen have kidnapped a former Borno governorship... read more

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National Conference: Delegates demand reform of government structure

April 9, 2014

National Conference in plenary A delegate canvassed three vice presidential slots, rotation of presidency, governorship and inclusion of Office of First Lady in Constitution. More... read more

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National Conference to come clean on delegates’ allowance Wednesday

April 9, 2014

National Conference in plenary Delegates are bothered about media reports and speculations on their allowance. The National Conference would, on Wednesday officially disclose how much... read more

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Fulani leaders insist Nigerian soldiers killed unarmed herdsmen, seek probe

April 9, 2014

The Fulani Herdsmen said confrontation is a wrong approach to ending clashes with farmers in the region. An association of cattle breeders in Nasarawa State... read more

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Nigeria Police summon publishers considered ‘unfriendly’ by Akwa Ibom govt.

April 9, 2014

Godswill Akpabio The invited journalists run newspapers considered critical of the Akwa Ibom state government.  Representatives of four independent newspapers in Akwa Ibom state have... read more

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While fighting APC, Fani-Kayode holds secret meeting with Jonathan

April 9, 2014

Femi Fani-Kayode Mr. Fani-Kayode says he has no plan to dump APC now. President Goodluck Jonathan and a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode met... read more

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Gunmen kill 10, burn 20 houses in Taraba

April 8, 2014

“I can also confirm to you that 15 people are badly injured and about 20 houses were set ablaze,” the police spokesperson said. The Police... read more

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Ekiti doctors suspend warning strike

April 8, 2014

The state government secured a court injunction. Members of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, in Ekiti on Tuesday announced the suspension of their three-day warning... read more

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Ogun APC crisis: Ward congresses suspended indefinitely

April 8, 2014

Two factions of the party held parallel congresses and produced two different executives in all 235 wards across the state. The Congress Committee of All... read more

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CBN Suspension: Court to decide Sanusi’s fate May 20

April 8, 2014

Mr. Sanusi is challenging President Jonathan’s powers to suspend him. A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday reserved judgment till May 20 in the... read more

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EU takes Russia to WTO over ban on pork imports

April 8, 2014

Russia banned EU pork imports after cases of African swine fever were detected in the bloc. The European Union launched a case against Russia at... read more

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Hot weather: Snake bite victims up 70 per cent in Gombe – Official

April 8, 2014

“We received six to seven cases in the last three weeks but now the number has increased to 20″. The number of people bitten by... read more

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Kutigi, Bakare clash again over religious recitation at National Conference

April 8, 2014

Pastor Tunde Bakare is convener of Save Nigeria Group A delegate, Dan Nwuanyanwu, advocated death penalty for corrupt public office holders. The Chairman of the... read more

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Nigerian military denies targeting Muslims in its operations

April 8, 2014

“The Nigerian military remains non-partisan, non-sectarian and will continue to be the symbol of patriotism.”…... read more

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Lamido of Adamawa lambasts Ayo Adebanjo, calls for 100 percent resource control

April 8, 2014

Mr. Adebanjo, did not, however, react to the attack on his person by the Lamido Adamawa…... read more

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Again, NLC disparages Nigeria’s new GDP figure

April 8, 2014

The NLC says the Nigerian government should address the country’s virtually shut industries.…... read more

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Man rapes male colleague in Lagos, police tell court

April 8, 2014

The gate keeper drugged his colleague’s food and raped him.…... read more

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Jonathan approves re-deployment of 5 permanent secretaries

April 8, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation has directed that all handing and taking over ceremonies be completed on or... read more

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JAMB builds 10 computer-based testing centres, Registrar says

April 8, 2014

The Registrar of JAMB warned candidates against the use of cell phones at examination centres.…... read more

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Zamfara Killings: Reps summon police chief, NSA, defence minister

April 8, 2014

The House mandated its Committees on Works and Army to investigate the delay in constructing a military barracks in Doma, Nasarawa State.…... read more

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Early distress call stops Boko Haram attack – Nigerian Army

April 8, 2014

Chris Olukolade The Nigerian Army says assault on terrorists’ enclaves have been intensified.…... read more

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Fred Ajudua seeks fresh bail

April 8, 2014

Mr. Ajudua is standing trial for allegedly defrauding a former Chief of Army Staff, Ishaya Bamaiyi, of $5.9 million.…... read more

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Ebola: Liberia records 18 cases, 11 dead

April 8, 2014

Ebola virus is one of the most aggressive viruses known to date because of it kills rapidly.…... read more

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