For The Records: Pope Francis’ First Speech
Brothers and sisters good evening. You all know that the duty of the Conclave was to give a bishop to Rome. It seems that my brother Cardinals have gone almost to the ends of the earth to get him… but here we are. I thank you for the welcome that has come from the diocesan […]
Extravagant Gov. Akpabio defends controversial wedding gifts to Tuface, wife
Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State on Thursday rose in stout defence of his controversial wedding gifts to hip pop musician, Tuface Idibia, saying the gesture was to reward the musician’s wife for standing by her husband in the face of difficulties. The governor had come under heavy criticism after he, on Friday, announced […]
Abuja wants law mandating three-year interval for rent increase
The rent of houses in Abuja is exorbitant.
Sixteen facts about Pope Francis 1
The new Pope has lived for more than 20 years with only one lung. The new head of the 1.2 billion-member Catholic Church is Pope Francis the first. He was elected on Wednesday at the end of the conclave of 115 cardinals. Below are 16 facts about the new pope. 1. His real name is […]
INEC declines to name sponsors of African Peoples Congress, APC
INEC said it acted lawfully in receiving an application for another APC.
Pardon for Alamieyeseigha, Bulama amounts to arbitrary exercise of power- SERAP
More disapproval for presidential pardon granted to Mr. Alamieyeseigha.
Atiku hails APC formation, says emergence signals better political future
The former Nigerian Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, advocated for a two party system in Nigeria.
PDP yet to take stand on pardon for Alamieyeseigha, Diya, others
The leadership of Nigeria’s ruling party said it was not consulted before the government’s decision.
Passengers disappointed as unions ground Aero operations at Lagos Airport
Aero Contractors staff demand better conditions of service.
Obasanjo canvasses ban on non-African election observers
The former Nigerian president wants only Africans to monitor elections in African countries.
Russia says arming Syrian opposition would be illegal
Britain said it may provide arms to the Syrian opposition.
Presidential pardon to Alamieyeseigha is demoralising-Ribadu
Mr. Ribadu says the Mr. Alamiyeseigha’s state pardon will kill the morale of anti corruption organizations.
Argentine Mario Bergoglio emerges new Pope – LIVE
A new pope has been selected for the Catholic Church. The new Pope for the 1.2 billion-member Catholic Church is Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina. He becomes the first Latin American to lead the Catholic Church. He has chosen to be called Pope Francis de 1st. Earlier Post White smoke has risen from the chimney of […]
No bus plunged into Lagos Lagoon on Wednesday, NEMA says
In January, a vehicle skidded off the Adekunle Junction of the Third Mainland Bridge and plunged into the lagoon.
Update: Judge dismisses Nigeria’s claims, orders FG to pay Odi N37.6bn
The court dismissed the Federal Government’s application.
Togo media observe blackout to protest harsh media law
Last month, the national assembly passed a legislation giving sweeping administrative and disciplinary powers to the media regulatory body, HAAC.
Senate passes bill asking Jonathan to address lawmakers on State of the Nation
The Nigerian lawmakers passed the bill on Wednesday.
Suspects engage in arguments over roles in car theft
The suspects were arrested for the theft and subsequent sale of a car in Ogun.
269 candidates scramble for 62 seats in Abuja council elections
19 observer groups have been accredited to observe the elections on Saturday.