WAEC to stop schools from registering external candidates — Coordinator
WAEC says registration of external students constitutes the bulk of examination malpractices.
Release me because my father’s former police commissioner, subsidy scam suspect tells court
The accused is being prosecuted for fraudulently obtaining N1.5 billion
Mines Minister, CBN dialogue to raise funds for mining sector
“I have met with the governor of the CBN to discuss financial assistance to investors in the sector,” the Minister said.
Protesters burn commissioner’s house, LG boss’, legislator’s
The youth burnt down the houses of a commissioner, a legislator and the council chairman.
Don’t post NYSC members to schools; they cause mass failure- Teachers Council
The Teachers Council said they don’t want corps members in schools as teachers
Brutalised journalist recounts ordeal with Akpabio’s security aides
The Akwa Ibom correspondent of ‘The Nation Newspaper’ was pummeled by the SSS in Akwa Ibom.
Jonathan will win battle on corruption; ACN more corrupt than us- PDP
The ruling party said it has played a major role in fighting corruption
Lawmakers withdraw threat to impeach Al-Makura over insecurity
The lawmakers said they have seen the governor take positive steps to resolve the security situation.
Ex-Kogi Governor, Abubakar Audu, evades arrest over N4bn fraud
The former governor may have fled to escape trial.
Record-number 232 journalists imprisoned worldwide, says Committee to Protect Journalists
The number of journalists imprisoned worldwide reached a record high this year, a trend driven primarily by terrorism and other anti-state charges levied against critical reporters and editors, according to a new report by the Committee to Protect Journalists. “We are living in an age when anti-state charges and ‘terrorist’ labels have become the preferred […]
Sins shattered God’s plan for Nigeria, says Pastor Adeboye
Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer, Redeem Christian Church of God (RCCG) on Tuesday said that God will restore and rebuild Nigeria. He said although sins by Nigerians have distorted God’s plan for the country, the Almighty had decided to rebuild the nation. Pastor Adeboye said this while delivering his sermon at the 15th Holy […]
223 died in fire incidents in Rivers
No fewer than 223 people were killed in various fire incidents in Rivers between January and November 2012. The state Director of Fire Service, Oshogharhe Powa, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt on Monday. Mr. Powa said that 84 persons were rescued from the fire disasters, […]
CPJ demands investigation into assault of journalist by Gov. Akpabio’s security staff
Authorities in Nigeria must immediately investigate Sunday’s attack on a journalist by a state governor’s security operatives and bring the perpetrators to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Monday. Three plainclothes operatives of the State Security Service beat to unconsciousness Kazeem Ibrahym, a journalist with The Nation newspaper, at the Akwa Ibom State […]
My Pikin teething mixture: NAFDAC loses bid to amend charge
NAFDAC sought to replace one of the defendants who passed away with his next of kin.
Police DPO, three others, killed in Potiskum palace attack
Another attack has been witnessed in Yobe and Bornu states.
EFCC intercepted N15.5BN at Airport in 2012- Lamorde
The EFCC says over N15.5 billion was being couriered outside the country in 2012.
Bayelsa’s biggest challenge is mobilising support for Jonathan, says Gov. Dickson
The massive poverty and disease, widespread unemployment and other development issues in Bayelsa is not the state’s biggest priority, the state governor, Seriake Dickson has said. Rather the biggest preoccupation of the administration and the ruling party in the state is how to massively mobilise support for President Goodluck Jonathan. “The most important challenge Bayelsa […]
Police deny $1billion ransom for Okonjo-Iweala’s mom
police are looking in Okonjo’s family for clues to the kidnappers.
Onolomemen says, N500 bn needed annually to fix Nigerian roads
The bad roads in Nigeria might not be fixed anytime soon , as the Minister of Works says the budget for the fixing the roads is inadequate.
Nwodo faults INEC on de-registration of 28 political parties
The de-registered political parties feel their rights have been infringed upon.