Governor declines offer of honorary doctorate degree
The University has given no explanations for Governor Suntai's refusal to receive the honorary degree
Former Liberia president, Charles Taylor, jailed for 50 years
The sentence will see the 64 year old former president spend the rest of his life in perhaps, a British jail.
NASS set to create 6 additional states – says lawmaker
A lawmaker says that the National Assembly is getting ready to create 6 additional states and to amend the 1999 constitution
Falana wants Jonathan to name Eagle Square after Abiola
"The impression should not be created that Chief Abiola's mandate was restricted to the South West" says Falana
Education ministry proposes a N150 meal per student for unity schools
Senator Olusola Adeyeye says the poor performance of secondary school students in Unity Schools could be attributed to low meal subsidy.
Governor Amosun to construct air-conditioned pedestrian bridge in Abeokuta
Ogun state governor says Abeokuta's first pedestrian bridge will be air-conditioned
President Goodluck Jonathan’s Democracy Day broadcast 2012
I have directed that all official functions of government serve local foods, especially our local rice and cassava bread and other foods. In the State House, I am faithfully keeping to my promise of eating cassava bread and local rice.
N32.8bn pension scam: Court adjourns hearing to June 25
Abuja high court okays interim seizure of over 108 properties of the six accused persons charged with connivance to divert N32.8 billion from the Nigerian Police Pension Funds
Army court martials 14 STF soldiers for "gross misconduct"
A court martial inaugurated will determine the guilt of 14 military men who have been accused of gross misconduct.
Adamawa Govt. bans operation of motorcycles in major towns
The Adamawa State government blames the ban on motorcycle operations on the incessant use of motorcycles to perpetrate crimes in the state.
People living with HIV raise concern over stigmatisation in Adamawa
Even at government parastatals, discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS occur
At Democracy Day church service, Jonathan, ministers, decline to say "amen" to prayer against corruption
Clergyman accuses government of paying lip service to the fight against corruption
62 Nigerian soldiers repatriated from Sudan for indiscipline
those repatriated were being investigated to ascertain their culpability in the acts and would be punished if found wanting in the discharge of their duty while in the mission area.
Adoke lies, misleads Nigerians in reaction to N155billion oil block scandal
Adoke spews lies, peddles half-truths, and resorts to deliberate omissions to cover up the mess of the administration.
Students arrested for having charms, alcohol at Children’s Day celebration
Officials suspect the students are members of secret cults, said to be mushrooming in high schools
Senate in no mood to investigate N155bn oil block scandal
The Nigerian senate, through its spokesman, Eyinaya Abaribe, says newspaper reports are not enough reasons for it to investigate the 155billion naira scandal
Alake's appearance douses anxiety after palace fire
The fire at the 157-year old palace, one of the major monuments of traditional Yoruba art and architecture, destroyed the reception and conference hall of the palace.
Bishop Oyedepo denies slapping church member, says he cannot be sued
"We submit that slapping being an act of assault an item outside the provisions of Chapter 4 of the 1999 constitution and the African Charter, this court therefore lacks jurisdiction over same."