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How Bi-Courtney boss, Wale Babalakin, helped Ibori launder billions abroad

The EFCC has told the court that Wale Babalakin helped James Ibori to steal Delta State blind

Kogi Govt uncovers 3,000 ghost teachers, 800 non-existing primary schools

The Kogi Government on Thursday said it had uncovered at least 3,000 ghost teachers on its pay roll and 800 non-existing primary schools during the recent screening exercise in the state. Paul Audu, the state Accountant-General, who made this known to newsmen in Lokoja, said that government would deal with the situation. He said that the screening had revealed a […]

One feared killed in Kano religious crisis; church, shops destroyed

Normalcy has returned to the town.

Nigeria is worst place to give birth to babies in 2013- Economist Intelligence

Nigeria came last of 80 countries researched

Why Nigeria big thieves evade conviction — EFCC

EFCC’s Lamorde explains why big thieves evade conviction

Ogun supports FG’s revocation of agreement with Bi-Courtney on Lagos-Ibadan road

The state government asked the FG to urgently release money to the new contractors.

The sins that kicked Bi-Courtney out — Works Minister

The minister said for three years, Bi-Courtney made no attempt to comply with a design it created for itself

Corruption reporting website takes off in Nigeria

The project hopes to crowd-source enough information to track down the spirit of corruption in Nigeria.

Oil thieves not our staff – Shell

The oil company asked the JTF and other security operatives to be more forthcoming in their duties.

Why Education Minister can’t wade into UniAbuja crisis- aide

The aide said the minister doesn’t want to take a rash decision

Excess Crude Deduction: Supreme Court gives FG May 2013 ultimatum for settlement

The Federal Government now has six months to settle with the state governors or face judicial pronouncement.

Femi Fani-Kayode

Judge’s absence stalls trial of Fani-Kayode for money laundering

The judge will be the third to handle Mr. Fani-Kayode’s trial


EFCC has no right to prosecute us over N1.3b subsidy scam, oil marketers say

The “fraudulent” marketers said the EFCC has no right to prosecute them.

Nigeria is most fraudulent country in Africa – KPMG

The value and number of fraud cases decreased between 2011 and 2012.

Nigerians should, in their interest, beg Jonathan to seek second term – Lawmaker

The Bayelsa lawmaker said President Jonathan was God’s gift to salvage Nigeria

Two “Shell” workers arrested for oil theft in Rivers- JTF

The Task Force cautioned oil companies to monitor their employees

LASTMA official escapes mob action by okada riders

The official sprinted across the expressroad to escape

Court set to deliver judgment in missing $12.4bn oil windfall suit

After over two years in court, hope for a definite legal pronouncement and accountability for the missing $12.4 billion oil windfall might become a reality tomorrow Friday 23 November 2012, as the Federal High Court in Abuja is due to deliver final judgment in the suit. Friday’s judgment will be closely watched by millions of […]

Soldiers flog Abuja University students out of hostel

The Abuja university has been facing crisis in recent times.

Fire guts TheNEWS, PM NEWS headquarters in Lagos

Reports reaching us indicate that the headquarters of popular weekly magazine, TheNEWs, and evening tabloid, PM NEWS, is on fire. An editor with the publications, Bamidele Johnson, said the fire started over an hour ago. “There is fire at the PM News and TheNews Offic on Acme Road, Mr. Johnson said in an update on […]

Police tortures its officers when suspects die in detention, Coroner Inquest told

Cops are tortured whenever a suspect dies in police custody

Senate asks NJC to immortalise Justice Eso

The late Justice passed away at the age of 87.

President Goodluck Jonathan

Sambo leads federal cabinet to condole President Jonathan

The visitors were received by the first lady and others

Nigeria, Pakistan to sign agreement on direct flights

Nigeria and Pakistan to strengthen trade relations.


Convicted Commissioner, 15 others appeal judgement, remain in prison

The commissioner was sentenced to a 14-month jail term.