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CNPP demands independent probe of NNPC accounts since 1999

The group warns President Jonathan of the consequences of going into 2015 presidential race with record of corruption. The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, has appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to set up an independent inquiry into the accounts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, between 1999 and 2013. The group said it […]

PDP will not stoop low to reply Atiku – Spokesperson

The party outlines its achievements since 1999. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said it is shocked at the scale of attack against it from the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, and its leaders including former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, but said it will not engage in “political mudslinging”. “Whilst the PDP recognizes the inalienable right […]

Northern Governors meet on oil and gas exploration

A meeting of the Association of Petroleum Inland Basin States of Northern Nigeria will hold in Minna. Governors from thirteen northern states which fall under the region’s sedimentary basin, are to meet Monday in Minna, Niger State, to kick start Oil and Gas exploration activities in the north’s Inland Basin States. Niger State governor, Babangida […]

Kenya urges Nigerians to explore point of entry visas

Nigerians can obtain visas after arriving at Kenyan airports. The Kenyan government has urged Nigerians to take advantage of a pact allowing nationals of the two countries obtain visas at the point of entering Kenya and Nigeria. Carlos Maluta, Minister Counsellor, Kenya High Commission, on Sunday urged Nigerians to take advantage of the policy allowing […]

Jonathan urges Nigerians not to relent in prayers

Mr. Jonathan says prayers have sustained Nigeria so far. President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja on Sunday urged Nigerians not to relent in praying for the peace, stability and unity of Nigeria. Mr. Jonathan made the call at the enthronement of Oche Job, as the Methodist Archbishop of Abuja Diocese. Mr. Job succeeded Chimaroke Iweha, who […]

Nigerian named head of New York City Housing Authority

Shola Olatoye is the daughter of a Nigerian immigrant. The Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, has appointed a Nigerian to head the city’s Housing Authority in his bid to overhaul the previous administration’s housing policy. Shola Olatoye would serve as the new chair of the New York City Housing Authority, NYCHA. Mr. de […]

Police ‘mopping up’ arms ahead of #Nigeria2015 elections

The force has suspended the issuance of licence for private arms. The Nigeria Police said they have started mopping up arms ahead of the 2015 general elections in the country. Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Sunday. He added […]

ASUU accuses Nigerian Govt. of violating new agreement

ASUU said the government has failed to release funds as agreed. The Nigerian Government has breached a section of an agreement it signed last year to end a five-month old strike by university lecturers on December 17, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has alleged. The union said the government has failed to release […]

How Obasanjo, APC leaders wanted me to rot in jail in Benin Republic — Dokubo-Asari

Mr. Dokubo-Asari alleges it was ex-President Obasanjo that instigated his recent arrest in Benin Republic. The leader of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force, NDPVF, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari has alleged that former President Olusegun Obasanjo as well as some leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, wanted him to rot away in detention in Benin Republic […]

ASUU accuses Nigerian Govt. of violating new agreement

The union said the government has failed to release funds as agreed

APC extends membership registration till Feb. 12

The membership registration which began on February 5 was scheduled to end on the February 10

Former EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde

SERAP asks EFCC to probe missing $20 billion oil money

An anti-corruption non-governmental organisation, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has petitioned the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, requesting his agency to “urgently begin a thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that $20 billion oil money is missing from the account of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).” The […]

Nigeria2015: Buhari advises INEC to conduct elections same day

Mr. Buhari registered with the APC on Saturday.

Sarakis battle for Kwara as Gbemisola, APC, CPC leaders decamp to PDP

Gbemi Saraki addressed her supporters on Saturday.

Police kill 3 suspected robbers in Gombe

The police also recovered some ammunition.

Nigeria Police Officers

Gunboat shoot-out reported in Bayelsa community

The shootout was allegedly spear-headed by an ex-militant.

U.S. condemns Plateau killings

Dozens of people have been killed in clashes in Benue State.

PDP will lead Nigeria to greatness – Jonathan

PDP held a grand reception for Bafarawa.

Buhari, Akeredolu obtain APC membership cards

The former military leader registered in Katsina State.

EXCLUSIVE: Documents show NNPC’s claims on kerosene subsidy a massive scam

Claims by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, that over 80 per cent of the controversial $10.8billion (about N1.728trillion) was used for subsidy on kerosene may have been a scam after all. Multiple confidential memos exclusively obtained by PREMIUM TIMES showed that the purported subsidy on kerosene was actually in defiance of a subsisting presidential […]

ABU appoints 23 professors

The Governing Council of the Nigerian university approved the promotions.

Don’t boycott National Conference, PRONACO urges Nigeria’s ethnic nationalities

The National Conference could held for three months

PDP-led Nigerian government ‘has turned NNPC to ATM’ – Tinubu

Says APC was floated to restore hope to Nigerians

Lai Mohammed

APC frowns at disruption of membership registration in Rivers, calls it assault on constitution, democracy

Party leader in Enugu urges Ndigbo to embrace it

Amaechi defeats Omehia as Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging governor’s election

The case dates back to 2010