Friday, April 25, 2014

N255m Car Scandal: Stella Oduah, NCAA officials risk 10-year jail for violating budget, procurement laws

October 20, 2013

Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah  The car contract was not listed in the budget and was not openly tendered for, in violation of government laws... read more

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Questions over Saraki’s annual Sallah stampede that has wasted about 50 lives so far

October 20, 2013

Senator Bukola Saraki With Wednesday’s incident at the Ilorin, Kwara State campaign office of a former governor of the state, no fewer than 47 indigenes... read more

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Why President Jonathan should sell Stella Oduah’s N255m armoured cars—SERAP

October 20, 2013

Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has issued a public appeal to President Goodluck Jonathan to... read more

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First batch of Nigeria Hajj pilgrims arrive on Sunday

October 20, 2013

Many deportees went to Saudi Arabia as pilgrims The first batch of 1000 Nigerian pilgrims to this year’s hajj will arrive Nigeria on Sunday. Bayo... read more

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FG to construct airport, secretariat in Ekiti – Jonathan

October 19, 2013

The Ekiti State Governor asked the federal government to refund money spent on federal roads. President Goodluck Jonathan, on Saturday, said that the Federal Government... read more

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Ribadu says ASUU crisis too costly for Nigeria; urges end to strike

October 19, 2013

Mr. Ribadu says the country risks losing its great talents to the ongoing face-off between ASUU and the Federal Government. The presidential candidate of the... read more

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Radical pro-democracy activist and PRONACO co-founder, Baba Omojola, dies at 75

October 19, 2013

Baba Omojola Until his death, Baba Omojola was at the forefront of the calls for the restructuring of Nigeria through a Sovereign National Conference. He... read more

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The North is ready for National Conference, says Governor Aliyu

October 19, 2013

Governor Muazu Babangida Aliyu of Niger state The Niger governor also explained his opposition to Mr. Tukur. The Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, on... read more

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Suicide bomber kills 13 at restaurant in central Somalia

October 19, 2013

A legislator confirmed the attack to Reuters. A suicide bomber killed at least 13 people on Saturday outside a restaurant popular with Ethiopian and Somali... read more

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ASUU Strike: Jonathan appeals to lecturers to resume work

October 19, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan The President commended private university owners. President Goodluck Jonathan, while commissioning the Engineering College of Afe Babalola University (ABUA), a private institution... read more

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Cost of Stella Oduah’s N255m armoured cars massively inflated; Coscharis keeps mum

October 19, 2013

Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah There are indications that the cost of the bullet proof BMW vehicles, purchased for Stella Oduah, Nigeria’s Aviation Minister, may... read more

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Soldiers accuse Nigeria Military of shortchanging them of N320, 000 each after Mali operation

October 19, 2013

No official reason was given for the cut. Nigerian soldiers who were recently deployed to Borno after partaking in an African mission in Mali have... read more

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PDP to treat Baraje, Oyinlola, others as criminals

October 19, 2013

Ousted PDP Chairman Bamanga Tukur … The PDP also warns against the illegal use of the party’s name and images
  The Peoples Democratic Party on... read more

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Rivers Police Commissioner shuns Human Rights Commission for First Lady’s Port Harcourt visit

October 18, 2013

Rivers State police commissioner, Joseph Mbu, on Friday snubbed the Nigerian Human Rights Commission in a preliminary hearing of his case against the Rivers State... read more

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Nigeria sets up monitoring team to fight desertification – Official

October 18, 2013

The monitoring team is led by a director in the ministry of environment.…... read more

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Armoured Car Scandal: Melaye’s group asks Aviation Minister to resign within 72hours

October 18, 2013

The group threatened to go to court.…... read more

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World court excuses Kenya president, as ex-ICC prosecutor slams colleagues

October 18, 2013

A former prosecutor for the court said his colleagues ignored political realities in the case against President Kenyatta…... read more

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Nigeria Army throws Sallah party for children of soldiers on assignment

October 18, 2013

The children were presented with gifts.…... read more

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ASUU Strike: NANS barricades Niger Bridge for hours

October 18, 2013

The students appealed to the lecturers to call off the strike.…... read more

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Falana writes EFCC, demands investigation into N255 million aviation scandal

October 18, 2013

Lagos Lawyer, Femi Falana The lawyer threatened to sue the EFCC if it fails to take action.…... read more

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Nigeria Agriculture Minister advocates accelerated use of biotechnology in African agriculture

October 18, 2013

Minister of Agric, Akin Adeshina The Minister says Africa could become breadbasket for the world.…... read more

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Jonathan condoles with Dangote, Ayogu Eze

October 18, 2013

Aliko Dangote Aliko Dangote’s brother died on Thursday.…... read more

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National Dialogue: Okurounmu says committee will treat all memoranda

October 18, 2013

The presidential committee chairman stated this in Akure.…... read more

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Kano Hisbah arrests 15 women for alleged prostitution during Eid festivities

October 18, 2013

The Hisbah also arrested ‘deviant’ youth during the Sallah celebrations.…... read more

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UPDATE: Aviation Ministry declares war on staff who allegedly leaked info on Stella Oduah’s N255m cars

October 18, 2013

Stella Oduah The ministry also condemned the information leak.…... read more

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