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Jonathan accuses NGF of politicising Confab, committee on discrimination

By Felix Igbekoyi Correspondent, Asaba President Goodluck Jonathan has lambasted the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) for politicising the outcome of the National Conference and the committee set up on discrimination…

Bayelsa declares Monday public holiday for PVCs collection

By Igoniko Oduma Correspondent, Yenagoa Bayelsa State government has declared Monday, March 2, 2015 a public holiday to enable registered voters in the state to go to their registration centres…

Why Nigerian politics is deadly – Rotary

By Emmanuel Udom Senior Correspondent, Lagos Avarice and insatiable lust for power and money by some politicians have been identified as some of the reasons for the manic tussle for…

Air traffic controllers may begin strike today

By Abel Orukpe Correspondent, Lagos Air traffic controllers (ATCs) under the aegis of the Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), have threatened to embark on industrial action against the management…

Orji not booed at Bishop’s funeral in Aba

By Ben Duru  Bureau Chief, S’East/S’South Abia State government has denied that Governor Theodore Orji was booed and pelted with sachets of water by some people at the burial of…

Fuel scarcity bites harder in Ibadan

By Oladele Ogunsola Correspondent, Ibadan Long queues of vehicles at petrol filling stations across Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, have been a dominant feature throughout the week, as scarcity of…

Group kicks against Jega’s sack

By Oladele Ogunsola Correspondent, Ibadan The Nigeria Voters Assembly (VOTAS) has condemned the purported plan to remove the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, from office through…

Imo: Obazu-Mbieri to vote APC at all levels

By Anolu Vincent Snr Correspondent, Owerri The people of Obazu-Mbieri Community in the Mbaitolu Local Government Area of Imo State have unanimously declared their support for the All Progressives Congress…

Abia urges PPMC to address fuel scarcity

By Emeka Okafor  Special Correspondent,  Umuahia Worried by the shortage of petroleum products at the Osisioma Depot, Aba, Abia State, for some time now, the Abia State Commissioner for Petroleum…

‘FAAN won’t disclose names of debtors’

By Abel Orukpe Correspondent, Lagos The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said that it would be premature to disclose the names of airlines, concessionaires and organisations that are indebted…

Adoption of Jonathan will destroy APGA – Umeh-Nzekwe

By Augustine Adah Snr. Correspondent, Lagos Leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Lagos State chapter, Campbell Umeh-Nzekwe, has described the decision of the party to adopt President Goodluck…

Cleric cautions politicians against provocative statements

Aramide Oikelome Snr Correspondent, Lagos Founding Pastor, Glory Christian Ministries, James Iruofagha, has called on politicians not to overheat the polity through unguarded, provocative statements because of parochial interest. The…

Nasarawa Assembly candidate advocates 3-month paternity leave

By Michael Ome, Lafia Nasarawa State House of Assembly candidate for Obi 2 Constituency, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), Ramuga Hanatu Agyas, has said, if elected,…

Explain your links with Jega, PDP tells APC

Explain your links with Jega, PDP tells APC

By Sola Alabadan (News Editor) and Rotimi Akinwumi Snr Correspondent (Abuja) The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to explain why the opposition party is…

Doubts trail N4.4b spent on Ibori’s prosecution

Doubts trail N4.4b spent on Ibori’s prosecution

By Augustine Adah, Tunde Opeisetan (Lagos), Felix Igbekoyi (Asaba) and Ignatious Okorocha (Abuja) Doubts and anger among Nigerians have trailed the disclosure that the Federal Government spent a whopping 14…

11,000 Lagos residents get free skills training

By Anthonia Soyingbe Snr. Reporter, Lagos The Economic Empowerment and Poverty Eradication Programme of the Lagos State Government at the weekend graduated a total of 11,176 candidates who had acquired training…

Group kicks against privatisation of NACETEM

By Gbenga Faturoti Correspondent, Osogbo An appeal has gone to President Goodluck Jonathan to rescind the decision to privatise National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM) located at Obafemi Awolowo University…

NCPC’s Easter pilgrimage begins today

By Nedum Noble Special Correspondent, Abuja All is set for the take-off of  this year’s Easter edition of the Nigerian Christian pilgrimage exercise to Israel, Rome and Greece, today at…

NAFDAC arrests Indian over fake products importation

By Sola Alabadan News Editor The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has arrested an Indian national over alleged importation and distribution of fake and unregistered regulated products. The arrest…

Abia NLC protests marginalisation of S’East, S’South delegates at congress

By Emeka Okafor Correspondent, Umuahia Abia State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has protested against alleged marginalisation of delegates from the South East and South South geopolitical zones at…

PDP chieftain wants Jonathan to appoint new INEC chairman

By Ejikeme Omenazu Production Editor, Lagos Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Dennis Adikwuru, has said that for free and fair elections to be conducted next month and April, there is…

Libel suit: Nigerian Pilot, Jega settles out of court

By Ekene Okoro Snr. Correspondent, Lagos Dom Communications Limited, publishers of the Nigerian Pilot newspapers and its Editor-in-Chief, Mr. Dennis Sami, have agreed to terms of settlement with Professor Attahiru…

Group warns Jonathan, PDP against ING, further poll shift

By Gbenga Faturoti Correspondent, Osogbo A pro-democracy group, Nigerians United for Democracy (NUD), has warned President Goodluck Jonathan and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against convocation of Interim National Government (ING)…

Benin Forum debunks Edebiri’s statement on Jonathan

By Francis Onoiribholo Bureau Chief, Benin The Benin Forum, a socio-cultural organisation of the Binins, has described the statement credited to its chairman and Esogban of Benin Kingdom, David Edebiri, that…

Woman sets husband ablaze for not celebrating Valentine

By Yaqoub Popoola  Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti  Police in Ekiti State have commenced investigation into the circumstances surrounding the alleged attempt by a woman to kill her husband on the Valentine Day in…

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