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Jonathan appoints Daniel, Obada, Bamaiyi, varsities’ councils chairmen

Jonathan appoints Daniel, Obada, Bamaiyi, varsities’ councils chairmen

By Innocent Oweh,  Abuja   Former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, and former Deputy Governor of Osun State and former Minister of State for Defence, Erelu Obada, were among…

Prepare For Empty Treasury, APC Govs Warn Buhari

Prepare For Empty Treasury, APC Govs Warn Buhari

•Lament Inability To Pay Salaries •Plateau Civil Servants Begin Indefinite Strike By Rotimi Akinwumi (Abuja) and Onoja Audu (Jos)   Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress…

PDP Govs Shun Party’s Panel

PDP Govs Shun Party’s Panel

•Party Investigates Funds Disbursement •Jonathan Orders End To Media War •Mu’azu Sold PDP To APC, Fayose Insists By Rotimi Akinwunmi, Ignatius Okorocha (Abuja), Akinwunmi King and Temidayo Akinsuyi (Lagos)  …

Reps Reject Move To Probe Fuel Scarcity

Reps Reject Move To Probe Fuel Scarcity

By Rotimi Akinwumi , Abuja   A move that would have resulted in the probe of the lingering fuel scarcity in the country was rejected on the floor of the House…

Escravos-Lagos Pipeline Ready In August

Escravos-Lagos Pipeline Ready In August

•Production Capacity To Hit 2bcfpd By Obas Esiedesa,  Reporting from Houston, USA   The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Tuesday, assured that the Escravos-Lagos gas pipeline would be completed…

How Mu’azu sold PDP To APC – Fayose

How Mu’azu sold PDP To APC – Fayose

By Valentine Amanze Lagos Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has accused the National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, of selling the party to the opposition, All…

Fishermen Raise Alarm Over Contaminated Fish In A’Ibom

Fishermen Raise Alarm Over Contaminated Fish In A’Ibom

Fishermen on the coastline of Akwa Ibom on Tuesday raised an alarm over contaminated fish in the state due to a recent oil spill from a facility belonging to a…

Impeachment Plot: Enugu Gov Breaks Silence

Impeachment Plot: Enugu Gov Breaks Silence

Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State, has broken his silence on the impeachment plot against him by 15 Lawmakers in state House of Assembly, over allegations of forgery of the…

U.S., UK Most Preferred Countries for Nigerians Abroad

U.S., UK Most Preferred Countries for Nigerians Abroad

By Ejikeme Omenazu, Lagos North America and Europe are the two major continents most Nigerians abroad live in, while United States of America and United Kingdom are the major hosts…

Pacquiao May Face Disciplinary Action

Pacquiao May Face Disciplinary Action

For failing to disclose a shoulder injury before his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr, Manny Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials. According to the Nevada Athletic Commission chairman,…

Jonathan Sacks Petroleum Fund Boss

Jonathan Sacks Petroleum Fund Boss

 ….Appoints New Head For Nigerian Content Management Board  By Chesa Chesa, Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday announced the appointment of the current Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development,? Asabe…

How Sly, Classic FM Presenter, Died

How Sly, Classic FM Presenter, Died

Facts are beginning to emerge as to what caused the death of popular On Air Personality (OAP) Sylvester Ojigbede, aka as Sly. Daily Independent gathered that the cerebral presenter with…

Stop Blaming Us For Jonathan’s Loss –PDP NWC

Stop Blaming Us For Jonathan’s Loss –PDP NWC

•Denies Embezzling Funds •Hate Campaign Turned Nigerians Against Party –Metuh •Says Party Raised N9b From Sale Of Forms By Rotimi Akinwunmi,  Abuja   Against the backdrop of strident calls for…

Chime’s Impeachment Notice Throws Enugu Into Confusion

Chime’s Impeachment Notice Throws Enugu Into Confusion

•Faction Suspends Speaker, Seven Others By Emmanuel Nzomiwu Enugu   Monday morning’s impeachment notice served on Governor Sullivan Chime by Members of the Enugu State House of Assembly has thrown…

Bola Ige: We’ll Reopen Murder Case Under Buhari –Son

Bola Ige: We’ll Reopen Murder Case Under Buhari –Son

By Temidayo Akinsuyi,  Lagos   Almost 14 years after his gruesome murder, son of late Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Bola Ige, Muyiwa, says the family would…

‘Poor Research, Competition Forced Arik To Suspend Dubai Route’

‘Poor Research, Competition Forced Arik To Suspend Dubai Route’

By Abel Orukpe Correspondent, Lagos   Barely 24 hours after Arik Air, Nigeria’s biggest carrier announced suspension of its Dubai operations, stakeholders on Monday blamed the management for not undertaking…

Over 1,903 children killed, 8,667 injured in road crashes – FRSC

Over 1,903 children killed, 8,667 injured in road crashes – FRSC

By Chibuzor Emejor Abuja   Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said from its statistics on road crashes involving children in Nigeria that 1,903 were killed and 8,667 other children…

Plateau Killings: Lar Threatens to Drag Army to ICC

Plateau Killings: Lar Threatens to Drag Army to ICC

By Onoja Audu,  Jos.   The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Human Rights, Beni Lar, has threatened to drag the Nigerian Army to the United Nations, the International Criminal…

Dangote To Begin Cement Production In Tanzania August

Dangote To Begin Cement Production In Tanzania August

As part of its renewed efforts to seeking new markets on the continent, Dangote Cement said it will begin production from a $500 million factory it is building in southern…

Kashamu Sues EFCC, IGP, Nine Others

Kashamu Sues EFCC, IGP, Nine Others

By Ejikeme Omenazu,  Lagos   Senator-elect, Buruji Kashamu, has sued the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and 10 others before a Federal High Court in Lagos to forestall his likely…

2015 Polls: Technology, Jega’s Integrity Averted Crisis – Zinox Boss

2015 Polls: Technology, Jega’s Integrity Averted Crisis – Zinox Boss

By Emmanuel Okwuke Lagos   Chairman, Zinox Group, Mr. Leo Stan Ekeh has identified the use of technology and the personal integrity of the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission…

SURE-P Officers Protest Non-Payment of Salaries

SURE-P Officers Protest Non-Payment of Salaries

By Akinwunmi King,  Lagos   Some officers of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) and Federal Task Force (FERMA), on Monday, took to the street of Lagos to protest…

Fayose’s Impeachment: Court Fixes May 21 to Hear Suit

Fayose’s Impeachment: Court Fixes May 21 to Hear Suit

By Joe Nwankwo, Abuja   A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday fixed May 21, 2015 to hear the suit brought before it by seven Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

Lafarge Africa Reports N8.6b Q1 Profit

Lafarge Africa Reports N8.6b Q1 Profit

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Lagos   Lafarge Africa Plc, leading cement and building solutions provider, reports revenue of N57 billion in the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, which is 15…

Market Momentum Wanes as Nse Index Sheds 0.16%

Market Momentum  Wanes as Nse Index Sheds 0.16%

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Lagos   Despite the positive close it had in the previous trading session last Thursday, equities market resumed on a bearish note on Monday as investors traded…

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