Bin Laden’s son-in-law pleads not guilty to terrorism charge
Abstract: Suleiman Abu Ghaith is being tried for terrorism in the U.S.
Woman killed by caged lion in California died of broken neck
The deceased was a 24-year-old intern at the wildlife sanctuary in the U.S.
Ogun Speaker’s wife delivers triplets in U.S. hospital
The triplets share a birthday with their father.
Nigeria realised N140bn from cocoa export in 2012 –Aganga
The minister said Nigeria is the world’s largest producer of cocoa.
SEC calls for greater financial independence for women
Ms. Oteh stressed the importance of empowering women economically to enable them cope with the various challenges they are faced with.
Amosun swears in new Justice Commissioner for Ogun
The Commissioner for Justice and the Solicitor-General are women making it a first for the state.
France captures Frenchman fighting for Mali Islamists
The French national is to e extradited to France.
Kenya vote count continues with Kenyatta still on tight lead
Odinga’s camp and several civil society groups have called for a halt, citing irregularities.
Nigeria will not develop amidst insecurity –Gov. Yuguda
Yuguda says job creation can help curb the security challenges in Nigeria.
11 fishermen arraigned for alleged pipeline vandalism
The Nigerian Police said it recovered about 220 drums of petrol, valued at N5.3 million, from the fishermen.
JTF questions Shell’s claim of increased crude oil theft
JTF says the quantity of oil Shell claims is being stolen is doubtful.
Breaking News: Jonathan removes fugitive pension boss, Maina, appoints replacement
Mr. Maina had been declared wanted by the police.
Jonathan pledges to break gender barriers in Nigeria
Goodluck Jonathan wished Nigerian women a “happy International Women’s Day”. Talatu Usman
Court workers in Nigeria to commence strike from Monday
The workers union gave the directive on Friday.
Diplomatic face-off looms between Nigeria and Senegal
The Nigerian government says it has fired a protest letter to the Senegalese government in Dakar asking for information, and guarantees regarding the vandalisation of the embassy by about three dozen protesting Nigerians in the country. Foreign Affairs Minister, Olugbenga Ashiru, disclosed this to PREMIUM TIMES in an exclusive interview Friday. He also said the […]
Nigeria can’t trace sponsors of ghost workers that defraud government of N100bn, Okonjo-Iweala says
Government wants Nigerians to come up with ideas on how to fish out ghost workers on its pay roll.
Nigerian government distorting facts on foreign reserves to confuse citizens, says Ezekwesili
The former Minister insists the government is not telling the truth about the foreign reserves.
Dabiri-Erewa calls for elimination of violence against women
As the world marks the International Women’s Day, Rep. Abike Dabiri-Erewa (ACN-Lagos) has called for the elimination of all forms of violence against women. In a statement issued in Abuja to mark the International Women’s Day, Mrs Dabiri- Erewa bemoaned the increasing violence on women in the country. She said it was gladdening that the […]
Overview Of Nigeria 2013 Budget, By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Protocols 1. It is with great pleasure that I present to you today, the 2013 Federal Government Budget. I thank Mr President, my colleagues and the Honourable Members of the National Assembly for their contributions to the planning, preparation, passage and signing into law of the 2013 Budget. 2. I would also like to acknowledge […]