My ministry’s performance is poor because of insufficient funding- Diezani Alison-Madueke
The Ministry of Petroleum has performed abysmally for the year 2012.
Don’t let EFCC prosecute me for corruption, Babalakin, Bi-Courtney boss, tells court
Mr. Babalakin told a Lags Court he was sick and could not appear for trial.
Nigeria spends N11bn annually on importation of tomato paste –Agency boss
The over dependence on importation of tomatoes costs Nigeria N11 billion.
Reps to investigate alleged corruption, abuse of office against Orubebe
Orubebe has been accused of fraudulently acquiring some properties and refusing to declare them as required by law.
Three critically injured as bus ferrying 20 secondary school students crashes
Though some of the students were hurt, there were no fatalities.
Nigeria loses N81bn annually to medical tourism, tourism expert says
Nigerians who travel abroad for medical treatment are medical refugees, people who are forced to leave their country to escape death due to poor health care.
Group canvasses use of local plants for cleaning oil spills in Niger Delta
Kenaf, a local plant predominantly grown in the North, can be used to clean up oil spills in the South South.
Updated: Babalakin, Bi-Courtney boss, fails to appear in court due to “sudden illness”
EFCC alleges that Mr. Babalakin assisted James Ibori, former governor of Delta State launder several billions of Naira
Typhoid can be prevented through proper hygiene—medical doctor
Typhoid can become deadly
Breaking News: Court dismisses IBB $12.4bn Gulf oil windfall suit
The government said the Pius Okigbo report is missing.
Man, 47, sentenced to 7yrs jail for defiling 12-year-old daughter
The judgement was delivered in Benin
US citizens lost N7.56 billion to Nigerian fraudsters in 2011
“The most vulnerable Americans are between the ages of 40 and 59 while women are three times more likely to be scammed than men.”
Governments must rethink policy on small-scale farmers- Report
The report advised governments on agricultural policies.
FG approves N2.2 billion for new Presidential Banquet Hall, roads in FCT
FG says the present banquet hall is ill befitting.
BP temporarily banned from U.S. government contract
US bans BP from new government contracts after oil spill deal.
CAN to sue Boko Haram at International Criminal Court- Oritsejafor
CAN says it considering taking Boko Haram to the International Criminal Court.
Early detection of pile prevents complication — physician
A diet rich in fibre can help prevent pile.
Bombed Jaji military centre shelters thousands of herdsmen, farmers
The civilian population at the centre constitutes security threat, the Senate Defence Committee said
Iran “will press on with enrichment”- nuclear chief
Iran will enrich uranium with intensity despite international demands against the move
US court orders tobacco firms to admit lying with ads
Tobacco companies in US allegedly lied about dangers of smoking.