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EDO 2016: Ize-Iyamu Talks Issues, Says Oshiomole Will Be Remembered For Destroying Education Legacy

Friday, June 24, 2016
PDP governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, on Tuesday lamented the state of Education in Edo state stating that the present administration of Governor Oshiomole has failed in the area of education. Ize-Iyamu, delivering a lecture at the University of Benin, titled quot;State of Education in Edo: The Way Forward, rdquo; present ... Read more

Army denies coup plot against Buhari

Friday, June 24, 2016
The Nigerian Army has dismissed claims it attributed to the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (JNDLF) alleging that some officer of the Nigerian Army approached them for support to overthrow the government as false. A statement from Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman on Thursday described the alleged coup plot as another campaign of calumny and ... Read more

Senate rules: I know nothing about alleged forgery — Saraki

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Wednesday, maintains he knows nothing about how the rules adopted in the inauguration of the Eighth Senate on June 9, 2015 was formulated. He said the on-going efforts to drag him into a case of forgery before the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, was just another phase in the orchestrated ... Read more

Presidency suspends tenure policy in federal civil service

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the suspension of tenure policy in the federal civil service with immediate effect. The policy which was introduced by a former Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Steve Oronsaye, during the administration of late President Umaru Yar'Adua, prescribed two terms of four years each for permanent secretari ... Read more

Rivers: No date for LG rerun polls, says INEC

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said no date has been scheduled for suspended rerun elections in some local government areas of Rivers State. INEC's Resident Electoral Commission (REC) in the state, Mr. Aniedi Ikoiwak, disclosed this yesterday in Port Harcourt at an interactive forum with politicians and a group of mediators ... Read more

Presidency threatens to sue lawyer over comments on Buhari's certificate

Monday, June 20, 2016
The Presidency on Sunday frowned at a lawyer, Mr. Nnamdi Nwokocha, over his public comment on a pending suit on President Muhammadu Buhari's certificate. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, reacted on behalf of the Presidency in an interview with journalists in Abuja. Shehu warned the lawyer that ... Read more

$5.2bn fine: Why we reduced penalty for MTN – Minister

Monday, June 20, 2016
The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has disclosed that the $5.2billion fine slammed on telecommunication giant, MTN, was reduced to encourage foreign investments into the country. Shittu disclosed this on Sunday in Ibadan at an award ceremony in honour of Chief Lekan Balogun, the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland. He said that the Fe ... Read more

House orders probe of three Reps whose alleged sexual misconduct was reported by the US

Friday, June 17, 2016
Members of the House of Representatives on Monday began investigation into an allegation of sexual misconduct leveled against three of its members by the United States embassy. The Speaker of the House , Mr. Yakubu Dogara, directed the investigation of the the alleged sex scandal following a formal complaint made by the US Ambassador to Nigeria ... Read more

Senate passes bill on mandatory buying of local goods

Friday, June 17, 2016
The Senate on Thursday passed the Public Procurement Act Amendment Bill, which is part of the efforts of the legislative chamber to champion the patronage of locally-made products. Under the amended Public Procurement Act, government agencies including military and para military organizations are expected to patronize local producers in their ... Read more

ISIS develops app to recruit children – Fed govt warns

Friday, June 17, 2016
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has developed and launched a new mobile application aimed at recruiting and indoctrinating children for the purpose of furthering its Jihad course. A statement issued by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in Abuja on Thursday said the mobile application, tagged 'Huroof' (Arabic alpha ... Read more

Kogi Assembly crisis: Stay away from Assembly – Court orders parties

Friday, June 17, 2016
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, ordered parties in the suit of the Kogi State House of Assembly to stay away from the assembly, pending the determination of an application challenging the judgment of the court restoring the Speaker and other principal members of the assembly. The order, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba said, was to enable the r ... Read more

What does the military think of Donald Trump?

Thursday, June 16, 2016
What was surprising about President Obama's denunciation of Donald Trump's anti-immigrant terrorism policy Tuesday wasn't the fact that Obama never mentioned Trump by name. He didn't have to. We now have proposals from the presumptive Republican nominee for President of the United States to bar all Muslims from emigrating to America, an an ... Read more

FEC approves new debt management strategy

Thursday, June 16, 2016
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) met today and approved the 2016-2019 Debt Management Strategy. Briefing State House reporters after the meeting chaired by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said since the previous debt strategy expired last December, a new one was needed. She said the government also devised the ... Read more

Oil & Gas: Senate constitutes committee to examine 2013 NEITI audit report

Thursday, June 16, 2016
The Senate on Wednesday set up a nine-member ad hoc committee to examine the financial losses and leakages contained in the 2013 Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) audit report. This followed a resolution reached by the lawmakers shortly after the Executive Secretary of the agency, Mr Waziri Adio, briefed them on the c ... Read more

FG to borrow more from foreign lenders

Thursday, June 16, 2016
The Federal Government has decided to borrow more from external sources to achieve its aim of stimulating the economy and providing critical infrastructure that the nation needs. This was one of the decisions reached at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council held on Wednesday, during which a new debt management strategy was approved for the ... Read more
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Former Gov. Akpabio in panic: withd

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Barely 24 hours after news broke that the EFCC has frozen the personal account o ...
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Army officers planning to topple Pr

Thursday, June 23, 2016

THE Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, Wednesday, revealed that some top ...
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Election Funding: Zenith Bank Begs

Thursday, June 23, 2016

[B]Top management team of Zenith Bank Plc on Thursday evening came to beg the Ek ...
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DSS arrests former Chief of Army St

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Department of State Security has  reportedly arrested the erstwhile chief of ...
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Coup Scare: Buhari Changes Security

Saturday, June 25, 2016

[I]…DSS monitors media houses, print, online publishers[/I] In a move to pre- ...
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Pres. Buhari returns to Nigeria aft

Monday, June 20, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Sunday after vacation in London. ...
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