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FG to introduce toll on reconstructed roads

Sunday, May 1, 2016
The federal government is set to reintroduce toll on some roads that will be built or reconstructed. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN, made the declaration while fielding questions as guest on the popular Channels Sunrise Daily programme. The minister said it would be pretentious to assume that the roads woul ... Read more

Change mantra: Nigeria's problems are temporary – Osinbajo

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday restated the resolve of the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration to instituting a new culture of probity and accountability in governance. He declared that it was now a new day in Aso Rock. Osinbajo spoke at The Platform, a public engagement forum organized by the Covenant Church led by Past ... Read more

Herdsmen attacks: Stop labelling Fulanis as criminals – Northern governors

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Governors of 19 Northern States have risen from their meeting in Kaduna Friday, condemning labelling perpetrators of crimes around the country as Fulani people. The Governors who met behind closed doors said, as much as they condemn the recent attacks in Enugu and other parts of the country, they condemned labelling the criminals as Fulani peopl ... Read more

Labour, CSOs to begin occupy Nigeria if fuel scarcity does end in seven days: CNPP

Friday, April 29, 2016
The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Ministry of Petroleum Resources to end fuel queues cross the country, warning that at the end of the ultimatum, it will mobilize the organized labour, civil society groups and the masses to occupy the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) until the m ... Read more

Buhari: Who is sabotaging the sheriff?

Friday, April 29, 2016
BONNIE Honig, political theorist and author of 39;Emergency Politics: Paradox, Law, Democracy 39; wrote: quot;Democracies must resist emergency 39;s pull to focus on life 39;s necessities (food, security, and bare essentials) quot; as they quot;tend to privatize and isolate citizens rather than bring us together on be ... Read more

The greatest mistake Kwankwaso made in his life was bringing Ganduje to power, Kwankwaso’s aide tells Ganduje.

Friday, April 29, 2016
Alhaji Sharu Garba Gwammaja, a special adviser to former Kano State governor, Senator Rabi rsquo;u Musa Kwankwaso, said it will amount to political suicide for Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje to discard use of the red cap in protest against the political principles of Kwankwaso. The red cap was made popular by Kwankwaso and came to be seen as th ... Read more

Both EFCC, AGF cleared me of bribery allegations: CCT Chairman

Thursday, April 28, 2016
The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar on Wednesday said, contrary to the claim by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, the Attorney-General, the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, had cleared him of the alleged bribery levelled against him. Umar said this in response to Saraki's lawyer, Mr. Ajibola ... Read more

DSS detains Saraki's SSA on Youth, Student Matters

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
SENIOR Special Assistant to the Senate President on Youth and Student Matters and President of National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Barrister Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere has been arrested and detained by the Department of State Services (DSS). In a statement yesterday in Abuja by his brother, Obinna Ikeagwuonu who raised alarm on Ikenga's arrest and ... Read more

Fulani herdsmen: Attacks threaten Nigeria's existence – NASS …MASSOB warns herdsmen to leave

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The leadership of the National Assembly, NASS, expressed concern over the frequent herdsmen/farmers' clashes across the country, saying the development was capable of threatening the corporate existence of the country. Six more bodies were yesterday recovered from bushes in the attack spear-headed by over 500 Fulani herdsmen in Nimbo, Enugu Stat ... Read more

A Vote For Uwajumogu Is A Vote For The Future—Okigwe Youths

Monday, April 25, 2016
Okigwe youths under the auspices of Network of Okigwe youths NOY, has called for massive votes for the All Progressive Congress APC, candidate for the botched Okigwe senate re-run election and the former Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Benjamin Uwajumogu, saying that a vote for him is a vote for the future of the zone. ... Read more

FG can't afford to fund refineries – Kachikwu

Sunday, April 24, 2016
The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, said yesterday that the Federal Government needed $700 million to upgrade the nation's refineries to produce at full capacity. He however said the government did not have such funds and was looking for investors to fund to upgrade programme. Kachikwu, who is also the Group Managing Direct ... Read more

EFCC freezes Fani-Kayode's account as it probes N4b Jonathan campaign cash

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode will have to live without one of his accounts for now. The account has been frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as it steps up investigation into the alleged N4billion campaign bazaar cash received from ex-President Goodluck Jonathan in the build-up to the 2015 elections. The ... Read more

Saraki trial: Eminent lawyers, former justices of Supreme Court want Umar to withdraw

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Eminent lawyers many with impeachable track records have faulted the Supreme Court judgement of February 5, 2016 giving the Code of Conduct Tribunal jurisdiction in the ongoing trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki over alleged false assets declaration. These lawyers who include former justices of the Supreme Court also advised Chairman of t ... Read more

Drama at the Code of Conduct Tribunal as Umar orders police to 'throw out' Saraki's lawyer

Friday, April 22, 2016
Nigerians were treated to a melodrama at the Thursday session of the daily trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki, who is facing trial before the Code of Condut Tribunal over an alleged false declaration of assets . The dramatic conflict was triggered by Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Hon. Danladi Umar, when asked security ope ... Read more

Amnesty scheme to end by 2018

Friday, April 22, 2016
The amnesty scheme for former militants in the oil-rich Niger Delta region is set to end within the next two years, a spokesman for the programme, Owei Lakemfa said on Thursday. 'Under the programme that we have now, the amnesty scheme should end within two years, that is by 2018, all things being equal,' said Lakemfa. A programme to ensure a ... Read more
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Buhari is weak and incompetent - Ba

Friday, April 29, 2016

Former governor of the old Kaduna State Balarabe Musa, said that the only explan ...
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Tragedy struck in the sleepy Ukpabi Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani council of Enug ...
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Group Protests At National Assembly

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26 (THEWILL) – A precinct of the National Assembly complex ...
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Northern Governors Warn Nigerians T

Saturday, April 30, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, April 30 (THEWILL) – The Northern States Governors Forum, NSGF, h ...
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Police make U-turn on Enugu killers

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Commissioner of Police for Enugu state, Nwodibo Ekechukwu, says the killings ...
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