Atiku shares personal political story in 45 tweets
Atiku Abubakar, Nigeria’s former vice president, fighting for a political comeback recently joined Twitter. On May 29 – Democracy Day – Atiku reflected on the death of “Nigeria’s unsung hero of democracy” Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, in a tweet-story that narrates his foray into politics. [View the story “Atiku shares personal political story in 45 tweets […]
Jonathan is building a stronger Nigerian economy, says Okonjo-Iweala
The minister of finance says the Nigerian economy has witnessed verifiable growth indices in all sectors.
Reuben Abati is sinking with Jonathan’s regime-CPC
Reuben Abati, spokesperson of the president and Rotimi Fashakin, spokesperson of the CPC engage in a war of words.
Tambuwal, Obasanjo, Babangida, others shun Jonathan’s midterm report presentation
Former President Obasanjo preferred to be in Jigawa than in Abuja.
UN rights chief urges halt to flow of arms, fighters to Syria
Russia said it will supply Syria with advanced weapons.
Democracy Day: Tambuwal urges Nigerians to nurture, protect democracy
The speaker said this in a statement by his media aide.
APC was not formed for personal aggrandizement- Buhari
Mr. Buhari was represented by the CPC Chairman in Adamawa.
Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei says has no favourite to succeed Ahmadinejad
President Ahmadinejad has fallen out with the clerics.
NDLEA yet to fix punishment for Arik over ‘cocaine trafficker’ staff
An Arik hostess was caught in possession of N143 million worth of cocaine.
12 still missing three days after Chevron-contracted vessel sank
The vessel capsized on Sunday with all 12 crew members still missing.
“Develop your marking scheme and mark us,” Jonathan dares critics; highlights successes
Various achievements of the Jonathan administration were highlighted by Nigerian officials.
Ogun traditional ruler donates office to civil defence
The NSCDC said it has successfully reduced the activities of vandals in Nigeria.
Shell advocates more environmental awareness at grassroots
The Shell boss stated this on Tuesday in Port Harcourt.
President Goodluck Jonathan midterm report – Live updates
Welcome to the live blog of the presentation of President Goodluck Jonathan’s mid term report. [liveblog]
APC may formally apply for INEC registration next week
The parties into APC are expected to submit nominees into interim exco before next Tuesday.
Close associate of Boko Haram leader, Shekau, found dead – Nigerian military
The military said it also arrested terrorists involved in the Baga operations.
APGA wants Nigeria Governors’ Forum scrapped, says its existence threatens democracy
The National Chairman of APGA, Victor Umeh, stated this in Abuja.
VIDEO: My grouse with President Jonathan and his anti-Amaechi gang — Fani-Kayode
A former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Monday announced his defection from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to the yet-to-be-registered All Progressives Congress. Addressing journalists in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, Mr. Fani-Kayode said he thought it was time to leave the “suffocating” party because he could not continue to share a platform with […]
CPC’s Rotimi Fashakin is a brainless ignoramus, says Reuben Abati
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, has described the spokesperson of the opposition Congress for Progressive Change as a medieval-era ignoramus and brainless individual. In a statement Tuesday night, Mr. Abati was unsparing of Mr. Fashakin who had earlier issued a statement condemning President Goodluck Jonathan for missing his […]
Soldiers nab top customs officer for allegedly ferrying arms for Boko Haram
A high ranking customs officer allegedly aided the importations of weapons for Boko Haram.
Bus owners, drivers protest against restriction in Abuja
The restriction will take effect from June 3.
Tofa invites Amaechi, Kwakwanso, others to join APC
The Peoples Democratic Party is drowning, APC says.