Thursday, April 24, 2014

Boko Haram attack on Yorubaland is ‘declaration of war,’ Afenifere warns

April 21, 2014

“The time for the traditional institutions to become active and responsive as the guardian of our values is now.…... read more

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EXCLUSIVE: Inside Nigeria Police shocking work conditions where officers are left homeless, paid peanuts

April 21, 2014

The Nigeria police, especially the rank and file, are the least paid among corresponding security agencies in Nigeria, a failing that fuels corruption. Sylvanus Udo... read more

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Lagos residents complain of scarcity of lower denomination Naira Notes

April 21, 2014

“All I get from my customers are N1000, N500 notes, even when they buy little things like soap and biscuits.…... read more

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Marketers ask Nigerian government to pay outstanding fuel subsidy claims

April 21, 2014

Long queue at filling station “As at April 1, we were still owed an outstanding of over N53.6 billion by government on subsidy.”…... read more

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APC calls on abductors of Borno school girls to release them

April 21, 2014

 ”Violence has never resolved any issue. Dialogue is always the preferred and civilized way to go in resolving any conflict, no matter how difficult.”…... read more

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Nigeria approves importation of 1.85 million metric tonnes of petrol – NNPC

April 21, 2014

Fuel queue “The supplementary volume for first quarter quota is 750, 000 metric tonnes and the second quarter June only volume is 1.11million metric tonnes.”…... read more

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Why Nigeria is not meeting her Primary Health Care needs, Ex-Minister Pate says

April 21, 2014

Muhammad Ali Pate on Primary Health Care reforms, the fight against Polio, and the new generation of innovative players emerging in Nigerian healthcare.…... read more

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Professor mocks PREMIUM TIMES’ reference to Josephine Anenih as ‘elder stateswoman’

April 21, 2014

Josephine Anenih PREMIUM TIMES has come under a stinging attack from one of its columnists over its report referencing Josephine Anenih, a former minister and... read more

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CONTROVERSY: Oyo govt owns Ibadan kidnappers’ den – Ex-Oyo SSG; It’s a lie – Oyo govt.

April 21, 2014

A former government official in Oyo state has countered the claim that a property with decomposing corpses and emaciated people discovered in the Soka area... read more

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Nigeria needs urgent environmental audit to avoid catastrophe- Nnimmo Bassey

April 21, 2014

Nnimmo Bassey Photo Credit: Courtesy: vimeo.com The Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation, HMEF, Nnimmo Bassey, has called for an urgent environmental audit on Nigeria... read more

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Kaduna Airport closed after control tower fire

April 20, 2014

Fire incident at Kaduna Airport The airport may reopen Monday. Kaduna airport was closed Sunday after fire ravaged the airport’s control tower, aviation authorities said. A spokesperson,... read more

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NNPC denies rift between Petroleum Minister, GMD

April 20, 2014

NNPC says its GMD and the Petroleum Minister work harmoniously.…... read more

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100 couples joined in Kaduna mass wedding

April 20, 2014

An Islamic group organised the wedding to help couples who cannot afford a wedding.…... read more

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Nyako hits back at Jonathan, says current administration “most corrupt, greedy”

April 20, 2014

Former Governor Murtala Nyako Mr. Nyako’s first memo to colleague northern governors has stirred intense debate and controversy.…... read more

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Ebola outbreak: 61 persons dead, 23 hospitalised in Guinea

April 20, 2014

Guinea gets help on test and treatment of Ebola from the World Health Organisation and the National Atlanta Research Centre of the U.S. Sixty-one people... read more

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Gunmen attack girls secondary school in Bauchi, kill 5-year-old

April 20, 2014

Police say there has been a spate of attacks by unknown gunmen in Bauchi, one of the relatively peaceful states in the northeast. Police in... read more

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Boko Haram: Borno Christians declare fasting, demand release of abducted school girls

April 20, 2014

Nigerian army search for missing schoolgirls Borno State chapter of CAN says only 32 girls have been reunited with family so far. The Christians Association... read more

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Abuja bomb attack “tiny incident”, Boko Haram leader Shekau boasts in video

April 20, 2014

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader Shekau says Boko Haram is in Abuja. The leader of the extremist Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has dismissed Monday’s bomb... read more

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APC postpones congresses to allow governors attend security meeting

April 20, 2014

All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Ogun State Gov, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun at the 6th Annual Bola Tinubu Colloquium,... read more

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Sultanate Council to establish female univarsity

April 20, 2014

Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar Mr. Abubakar said the books on Nana Asmau would go a long way in encouraging women to actively participate in women education.... read more

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Nigeria Insecurity: Angry Presidency bombs Governor Nyako

April 20, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan The Presidency has lashed out at Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa, describing the controversial letter he wrote to governors of Nigerian northern... read more

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Ex-American envoy, John Campbell, raps Nigeria—again!

April 20, 2014

Former American Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, who roused anger in Nigerian diplomatic quarters with his bruising 2010 book, Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink, at... read more

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Bomb scare in Bayelsa

April 19, 2014

A man abandoned two bags and fled.…... read more

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Nigeria police arrest officer caught on camera brutalizing women in Lagos

April 19, 2014

Police Brutality: Police officer brutalising women in Lagos The Lagos state Command of the Nigeria Police Force says Saturday it has arrested one of its... read more

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LASU VC urges lecturers not to embark on strike

April 19, 2014

The LASU chapter of ASUU had on April 15 issued its management another 14-day ultimatum trade dispute.…... read more

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