I was misquoted, Okonjo-Iweala says; denies attempt to pitch lawmakers against Jonathan
The Finance Minister reiterated the need to resolve the budget impasse.
PDP accuses Okorocha, APGA of violence, manipulation of Oguta election result
The PDP claimed it was leading in the election.
Senators go violent over Jonathan’s State of the Nation address
Two senators set out for a brawl.
Islamic leaders converge in Ibadan to discuss Muslim unity
A two-day conference will hold in the Oyo State capital.
Nigerian military contradicts self, police, lawmaker on Langtang crisis
The STF commander claimed 100 of the assailants were killed.
VIDEO: If You Rough Handle Him; I’ll Gun You Down, Police Officer Threatens Man In Lagos
A police officer attached to AIC Limited, a company owned by politician cum businessman, Harry Akande, on Tuesday threatened to ‘gun down’ an official of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, Channels TV is reporting. According to the report, AIC had on Tuesday stormed the airport […]
Imo officials, federal lawmakers undermine security in Oguta election – INEC
The electoral body says it cancelled the election because it was inconclusive.
Jonathan pledges to help Nigerian youth succeed without godfathers
The president inspected some products manufactured by young entrepreneurs.
Adamawa contractor collects N500mn for road contracts, disappears, lawmakers allege
The lawmakers have summoned the contractor.
SSS parades suspected kidnappers of Supreme Court Judge’s wife, daughter, driver
Three members of a seven-man gang were paraded as the culprits.
Central Bank worried that Nigeria spends N11.7bn annually on tomato importation
The Central Bank said Nigeria is 14th largest tomato producer.
Nigerian lawmakers accuse Okonjo-Iweala of blackmail, inciting comments over 2013 budget
The lawmakers have asked for a formal explanation of the offending comments.
Nigeria to recruit more graduates into police- Minister
Set to commission 1000 Close Circuit Television in Lagos and Abuja.
Police DCO missing as death toll in Langtang, Plateau, violence rises
A lawmaker said that the death toll is now 70.
Jonathan, governors seek end to increase in HIV infections in Nigeria
Presidential Emergency Response Plan needs N179 domestic investment funding for 2013-2015.
Kumuyi’s son apologizes for ‘flamboyant’ wedding; suspended by church
Despite tendering a “wholehearted” apology to the church’s elders, the Deeper Life Church last Saturday suspended John Kumuyi over his recent controversial wedding in Jamaica. Mr. Kumuyi, son of the church’s General Superintendent, William Kumuyi, walked the aisle with Love Odih on June 15 in a ‘society’ wedding which attracted widespread condemnation. The bride, decked […]
Activists, civil society groups, others responsible for Nigeria’s decay- Oladapo
Nigerians are self-engrossed.
13 million Nigerians suffer from hunger- Agriculture Minister
The FG wants to use bio-fortified crops to tackle the hunger.
PUNCH editorial on Patience Jonathan’s “offensive illegality” rattles presidency
The Presidency has reacted to an editorial by the Punch newspapers which criticizes the First Lady, Patience Jonathan’s penchant for obstructing traffic and inconveniencing people with her elaborate security arrangements during visits to Lagos, Warri and Port Harcourt. An obviously rattled presidency scrambled to the First Lady’s defence, describing the July 1 publication as “outright […]
Bauchi Governor, Yuguda, reverses self on Northern Governors’ Forum
Mr. Yuguda had vowed never to attend the northern governors meeting.