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Embattled presidency says without pardon, Alamieyeseigha would qualify for 2015 poll

The Nigerian presidency defends its decision to pardon a convicted corrupt leader.

Japan gives Nigeria N440m to strengthen routine immunisation

The Japanese government donated N443 million towards combating infectious diseases in Nigeria.

EFCC arrests 5 internet fraudsters in Enugu

Several incriminating items were recovered from the suspects.

Jonathan hopes to eradicate polio in Nigeria by 2015

The President wants to see the disease eradicated during his tenure.

Minister commends Sokoto’s health initiative

The Minister applauded the Sokoto State Government for purchasing two life-saving drugs.

Ondo Election Tribunal: Mimiko, Labour Party shockingly close case

Counsels to both parties said they are closing their cases for tactical reasons.

Rival APC, Africa Peoples Congress secretariat launched (Pictures)


Civil society groups vow to ‘resist’ Jonathan’s pardon to Alamieyeseigha

CSNAC says the presidential pardon granted to Mr. Alamieyeseigha is an abuse of power and a great disappointment.

Jonathan congratulates Pope Francis I

The Nigerian President praised the new Pope as “the beloved champion of the underprivileged…”

To justify Alamieyeseigha’s pardon, Jonathan commits factual blunders

The Nigerian President repeated pardons for already pardoned people. In what appears a desperate and hurried move by President Goodluck Jonathan to justify the pardon of his former boss and ex-convict, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, the president introduced names of other Nigerians who had been pardoned by previous governments. When the Nigeria Council of State met on […]

NYSC members

Sokoto NYSC immunises 1,399 corps members against meningitis

The immunisation exercise is aimed at safeguarding the health of the corps members.

Malaria causes 11% of maternal deaths in Nigeria – Group

 Malaria kills more people that HIV, leprosy and tuberculosis all put together.

Alleged serial fraudster, Ogunbambo, questions court’s jurisdiction to try him

The billionaire is facing a N430 million fraud against Stanbic IBTC bank.

Alleged serial fraudster, Ogunbambo, questions court’s jurisdiction to try him

The billionaire is facing a N430 million fraud against Stanbic IBTC bank.

Nigerian Government to inaugurate remodelled Kano Airport

The remodelled Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is the oldest in Nigeria.

Arisekola Alao’s son re-arraigned over fuel subsidy fraud, granted bail

The accused person is standing trial on a six count charge of fuel subsidy fraud.

Former Speaker, House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole

Dimeji Bankole alive

The rumour of the death of the former Nigerian Speaker is false.

Ebonyi suspends 15 college lecturers over forged certificates

The Ebonyi Government announced the suspension on Thursday.

Jorge Bergoglio

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 […]

Nigerian Government approves FESTAC Phase 2

The concessioning of FESTAC phase 2 will fetch government about N25.7 billion, Ms. Pepple said.

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.