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UN Message On Africa Day

Africa Day 2016 is being celebrated in furtherance of the African Union’s theme for this year: “Human Rights with a Particular Focus on the Rights ... Full story

Nigeria To Sign Visa Free Pact With 8 Countries

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, says plans have been concluded to sign visa-free pacts with a bloc of eight African countries to ... Full story

EFCC Declares Senator Omisore Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has declared a former deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore wanted. The former senator is wanted in ... Full story

Breaking News:Court - A Dismisses Kanu And Others Appeal

……….declines defendants’ plea for bail The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, dismissed the appeal that was lodged before it by the detained leader ... Full story

Confirm: Police Recover Senator’s Corpse From Pond

The Ebonyi Police Command has confirmed the retrieval of the corpse of a Second Republic Senator, Dr Offia Nwali, from a pond behind his house. ASP ... Full story

Ambode Wasted N3.2bn On ‘Botched Visit’ Of Buhari Says PDP

Lagos state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged that the state government spent N3.2bn in preparing for the visit of President Muhammadu ... Full story

BREAKING NEWS: Court Dismisses Metuh’s Application To Travel Abroad For Treatment

The Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, has dismissed the application filed by the spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, asking for permission ... Full story

Ekiti Workers Begin Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

There is tension in the C civil service over the five month salary arrears owed workers. The workers are also aggrieved over government’s failure to pay ...

Official Press Release From The Office Of The Vice President On The African Leaders Meeting In Zambia

AFRICAN LEADERS WILL GIVE PRIORITY TO AVAILABLE ENERGY SOURCES TO ADVANCE DEVELOPMENT, OSINBAJO SAYS AT ADB ANNUAL MEETING IN ZAMBIA OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT PRESS RELEASE African ...

Forex: CBN Throws Naira Into Open Market And Nullifies N197/$ Exchange Rate

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, announced a flexible exchange rate regime aimed at making foreign currencies more accessible. With this action, the CBN has ...

Pipeline Bombing: Nigeria’s Oil Export Dips Further By 21,000bpd

By Michael Eboh, with Agency Report Nigeria is currently losing an additional $1.017 million (about N203.45 million daily) as the country’s crude oil export dipped further ...

Witness Reveals: Badeh Begged Me To Claim Ownership Of N1.8bn Shopping Mall

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—THE trial of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, resumed at the Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday, with the ...

Eni Declares Force Majeure After Pipeline Attack

A subsidiary of Italian oil producer Eni has declared a force majeure following an attack on a key gas pipeline in southern Nigeria, the company ... Full story

CBN Finally Adopts Flexible Exchange Rate Policy

After a long wait, the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria has bowed to pressure, thus, directing its management to switch to ... Full story

Senate To Debate State Of Economy Wednesday

The Senate Tuesday resolved to debate the dwindling economic fortune of the country Wednesday. This followed a motion of urgent national importance by Senator Bassey Albert ... Full story

Seplat Sets Out $130 million For Oil And Gas Development In 2016

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, has earmarked about $130 million for its 2016 operations, even as it restated commitments to fully exploit the nation’s abundant ... Full story

Oil Marketers Set To Flood Market With Petrol

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) says it is ready to flood the market with fuel as it has gotten credit line from ... Full story

Former Chairman Of PDP Returns Funds To EFCC

A former Secretary to the Bauchi State government, Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Dandija, ex-chairman of the People’s Democratic Party in Gombe State, Nuhu Poloma and the ... Full story

Lawyer Tells Court: Metuh Admitted In Hospital

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, was absent from his ongoing trial before a Federal High Court in Abuja ... Full story

BREAKING NEWS: Court Declares PDP Caretaker Committee Illegal

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday declared as illegal the newly constituted caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Justice Ibrahim Buba, ... Full story

FG Saves N220bn Through Integrated Payroll System

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it had recorded a savings of about N220bn since April 2007 when it commenced the implementation of the Integrated ...

Nigerians Will Soon Queue To Buy Salt Says Pat Utomi

Nigerian Economist , Pat Utomi says Nigerians may start queuing to buy essentials such as salt if the government fails to deal with the fundamentals ...

APC Tells Wike: Apologise And Refund N10B Wasted On PDP Convention

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has been told to apologise and refund the N10 billion from the State coffers which he wasted on last ...

Buhari Felicitates With Widow Of Murtala Mohammed On Her 75th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former First Lady, Mrs Ajoke Mohammed on her 75th birthday on Monday. Information about the felicitation is contained in a statement ...

Over 30 Companies Ready To Invest In Nigeria's Refineries, Says Govt

The federal government said on Thursday that about 37 companies had already expressed interest in investing in the nation’s refineries following the recent liberalisation of ... Full story

35 States Seeking Loan From Excess Crude Account Says CBN Governor

Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has revealed that 35 states want excess crude account-backed loans. According to Laolu Akande, spokesman of ...

Chibok Girls: Second Schoolgirl Rescued, Says Nigerian Army

A second schoolgirl from the more than 200 seized in the Nigerian town of Chibok has been found, the army says. Spokesman Col Sani Usman said ... Full story

Read How Wike Spent N10bn On Frivolities

The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress has noted with sadness that the Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike Thursday sought and received ...

BREAKING: Governor Ortom's aide assassinated in Benue

Some yet be identified gunmen have shot dead the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Benue State on Security Matters, Hon Igbana Denen. DAILY POST ... Full story

Ronke Shonde: Suspected Wife Killer To Face Trial For Murder

Following the release of the autopsy report on late Ronke Shonde, who was allegedly killed by her husband, Lekan, two weeks ago at their Egbeda ... Full story

Breaking News: Buhari Receives Rescued Chibok Schoolgirl And Her Baby In Aso Villa

Rescued Chibok schoolgirl, Amina Ali-Nkeki, on Thursday arrived at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, for audience with President Muhammadu Buhari.  The girl, her baby, her mother and ...

Latest Update: EgyptAir flight MS804 Crashes Into Sea

An EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo has crashed into the sea with 66 people on board. The Airbus A320 “turned 90 degrees left and ... Full story

Buhari Sack Abeshi And Appoints Babandede Acting Immigration Boss

DAILY POST can authoritatively report that a former Deputy Comptroller General, DCG, of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Mohammed Babandede has emerged as the Acting ... Full story

UK Investigates Rolls Royce And Nigerian Politician Named In $100m Fraud

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is currently investigating Rolls Royce, a British company, and Victor Ochei, former speaker of the Delta state house of assembly. According ...

Breaking News: PDP's Olisa Metuh Hospitalised After Vomiting On His Way To Court

An associate of the embattled spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has exclusively disclosed to TheCable that the influential politician, is ... Full story

FG Has No Legal, Moral Justification For My Continued Detention, Says Dasuki

Embattled former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), yesterday disclosed that the federal government had no legal or moral justification for his continued ... Full story

EgyptAir Update: Pilot Sent Distress Message Before Vanishing

Indications have emerged that the missing EgyptAir flight sent a distress message before vanishing from radar on Thursday morning. The airline said the message was detected ... Full story

BREAKING NEWS: EgyptAir Aircraft Carrying 59 Passengers Disappears From Radar

An EgyptAir aircraft heading to Cairo from Paris with 69 people on board disappeared from radar Thursday morning. Flight MS804 operating an Airbus A320 took off ... Full story

Arms Deal: Badeh Paid $6.2m For Purchase Of Maitama Property Says Witness

A witness, Hussein A. Umar, yesterday, told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, how he assisted former Chief of ... Full story

New Niger Delta Militant Group Gives FG Seven Days To Release Nnamdi Kanu And Dasuki

The agitation in the Niger Delta took another turn on Wednesday with a new militant group, Red Egbesu Water Lions, giving the Federal Government seven ... Full story

CCT: Prosecution Witness Lacks Evidence Against Saraki

A witness in the on-going trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said that there is no evidence anywhere to sustain some of the charges ... Full story

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