EFCC to arraign Kaduna Deputy Speaker over N17m fraud
The Kaduna Deputy Speaker was a former local council boss.
Corruption, insecurity major problems confronting Africa — Obasanjo
Mr. Obasanjo was honoured at the Valparaiso University, Indiana, U.S.A.
NIgerian doctors association writes British authorities over Nigerian doctors ban
The Nigeria doctors association said it is concerned about the ban.
Group urges Nigeria to remove fuel subsidy, build coastal refineries
The groups said the subsidy removal would augur well for Nigeria. A group, Conscience Nigeria, has asked the Federal Government to remove the subsidy paid on petrol to importers. The Executive Director of the organisation who stated this on Sunday also called on the Federal Government to build coastal refineries in the country. Mr. Adeyanju […]
How I survived Arepo pipeline fire, suspected vandal tells Nigerian Police
The suspect and his doctor were arrested by the Nigerian police
ECOWAS Commission deplores deteriorating crisis in Mali
ECOWAS Commission said it supports the moves taken by France thus far.
Nigeria Guardian’s Sunday Editor, Jahman Anikulapo, resigns
Mr. Anikulapo spoke jokingly about his resignation.
Lawyers demand sack of IG over murder of Oshiomhole’s aide
The Public Interest Lawyers League made the demand in a statement
ECOWAS raises committee on UN Security Council’s resolution on Mali
ECOWAS constituted the committee on Mali on Tuesday.
Abuja officials storm Wuse market, arrest hawkers, seal Total Service Station
The officials said they want to bring sanity to Abuja’s largest market.
Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse settles 780 cases in 10 years – Director
Cases are referred to the Courthouse by the Lagos High Court.
Update: Pipeline vandals caused Arepo fire- Nigeria Civil Defence
The Ogun Arepo pipeline fire was still raging as at 5:43 p.m.
Yoruba deity warned us of palace fire – Alaafin of Oyo
The palace fire was caused by PHCN’s actions.
IG of Police hits back at Oshiomhole, says governor’s allegation unfounded
The alleged police complicity in the murder of Olaitan Oyerinde, the Principal Private Secretary to Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo, is baseless, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, has said. Mr. Abubakar made the remark on Friday at a meeting with senior police officers in Abuja. “The matter is now in court. But we […]
Activists, lawyers denounce Lagos Govt over indifference to bus driver killed by LASTMA officers
Some LASTMA officials killed a bus driver on Christmas Eve in Lagos.
PDP keeps mum on Oyinlola’s sack as governors shop for Tukur’s replacement
Nigeria’s ruling party, the PDP, is in deep crisis.
Gender equality, criteria for success of Nigeria’s vision 20:2020 – UN chief
To achieve vision 20:2020, Nigeria needs to achieve a 50-50 gender balance.
Jonathan approves appointment of Olatunde Kuye as MD, NEPZA
Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority has a new Managing Director.
Kaduna politician linked to Sambo escapes assassination attempt
Mr. Marafa said the attempt might be connected to his association’s politics. The former Chairman of the Kaduna Chapter of the Petroleum Tanker Drivers Association, PTD, and a stalwart of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, Nuhu Marafa, escaped an assassination in front of his house located at Tirkania area of the […]
Subsidy fraud: EFCC files amended charge against Arisekola’s son, 2 others
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday filed an amended charge against an oil marketer, Abdullahi Alao, who is standing trial for an alleged N1.1 billion fuel subsidy fraud. Mr. Abdullahi is the son of a prominent businessman and Islamic leader, Abdullazeez Arisekola-Alao. The amended charge was filed before Justice Lateefat Okunnu of […]
MRS explosion: Fashola wants relocation of jetties from Lagos residential areas
Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos on Thursday said the State Government would collaborate with the Federal Government to relocate jetties from residential areas in the state. Mr. Fashola, during a visit to the explosion site, said it is dangerous to have residential buildings close to jetties. He blamed the explosion on poor planning and absence […]
PDP crisis latest: Court sacks Oyinlola as National Secretary
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday nullified the election of Olagunsoye Oyinlola as the National Secretary of the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP. While ruling on a suit filed by the Chairman of Ogun State PDP, Adebayo Dayo, the Judge, Abdul Kafarati, said that the election of Mr. Oyinlola did not follow […]