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Biafra Groups Meet In Accra, Ghana

A four day All Biafra Conference kicked off Friday in Accra, Ghana. The first Biafran conference was convened by an independent and neutral international organization affiliated ...

Senator Stella Oduah Officially Elected President of ECOWAS Female Parliamentarians

Former Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Adaeze Oduah, a lawmaker representing Anambra North Senatorial District at the National Assembly Abuja, has been elected as the ... Full story

Fuel Hike: Nigerian Students Threaten To Shut Down Schools In 11 States

The National Association of Nigeria Students,NANS, zone B, yesterday threatened to shutdown all tertiary institutions in the zone, comprising 11 states today in protest against ... Full story

Ijaw Youths Want Goodluck Jonathan Arrest And Face The Consequences

The Ijaw Youths Congress, IYC, has warned the Federal Government against its plan to arrest former President Goodluck Jonathan over the ongoing probe of massive ... Full story

Nigeria Bleeds As Militants Blow Up More Pipelines

By Emma Amaize, Soni Daniel, Clara Nwachukwu, Emman Ovuakporie, Michael Eboh, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Egufe Yafugborhi, Brisibe Perez and Akpokona Omafuaire The nation's crude oil fortunes took ... Full story

President Buhari Reveals His Biggest Shock in Office

President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja yesterday, told editors and newspaper executives in a brief interview to mark the administration’s first year in office that the ...

Ekiti Workers Blast Fayose And Begin Indefinite Strike Over Non-Payment Of Five Month Arrears Of Salaries And Deductions

Government business and academic activities in public schools were paralysed yesterday as civil servants and teachers in Ekiti State began an indefinite strike to protest ...

I Can’t Sell Myself Or My Family To Pay Striking Ekiti Workers Says Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose has said he has no immediate solution to the demands of striking workers in Ekiti State, stressing that he cannot sell himself ...

EFCC Has Recovered Several Billions Of Dollars In 6 Months Says Magu

Within the last six months, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, secured more than 140 convictions and recovered billions of dollars in stolen funds ...

Bill To Increase Power Of Sharia Passes 2nd Reading Without Debate

The bill to increase the powers and jurisdiction of Sharia Law in Nigeria passed second reading at the lower chambers of the national assembly without ...

Agatu killings: Benue Demands N100 Billion Compensation

The people of Benue State are asking for N100b compensation for the attacks on Agatu area of the State by unidentified Fulani herdsmen that led ...

We Warned You: Nigerian Militant Group Tells Chevron

ABUJA, Nigeria, May 26 (UPI) -- A militant group in the Niger Delta said it targeted a Chevron Pipeline in the region after the company ... Full story

States Endorse 22 Point Fiscal Reform Action Plan

To publish audited accounts Allocations from FAAC dropped by N18.2 billion to N281.5 billion in April Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja The 36 states of the federation and ... Full story

IPOB Raises Alarm: What Happened In 1966 Is About To Happen Again

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has voiced concern over what it considered attempt by some northern group to start a pogrom against South-easterners. Vanguard reports ...

Buhari Names Buba PPPRA Chairman As FG Raises Team To Negotiate With Labour

The Federal Government on Wednesday constituted a 16-man committee to address issues that necessitated the three-day strike called by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) after ... Full story

UK And Australia Jointly Deport 40 Nigerians

The United Kingdom and Australia on Wednesday jointly deported 40 Nigerians for immigration offences. The deportees arrived the Hajj camp area of the Murtala Muhammed International ... Full story

Court Threatens To Jail INEC Chairman Over Ubah And Oduah Stay In The Senate

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to appear before it on ... Full story

Dickson Tells Niger Delta Avengers: Stop Chasing Away Investors

Bayelsa State governor, Seriaki Dickson has lamented the activities of the Niger Delta Avengers, saying that they were chasing away foreign investors. Dickson was quoted in ... Full story

N23 Billion Diezani Election Bribe: How Adamu, Madaki And Kumo Shared N900m Says EFCC

More startling revelations on how top leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party shared the sum of N900 million bribe to ensure the victory of former ...

Fidelity Bank MD Nnamdi Okonkwo Re Arrested By EFCC

Nnamdi Okonkwo, the Managing Director of Fidelity Bank PLC, has been rearrested over the $153 million purportedly laundered through the bank by former Nigerian oil ...

Again: Avengers Bomb Chevron’s Escravos Tank Farm In Delta

New militant group, the Niger Delta Avenger, Thursday, destroyed the main pipeline supplying gas that provides electricity to the Escravos tank farm in Delta state ...

AT LAST: Court Freeze All The Billions Owned By Kola Aluko And Jide Omikore Over Diezani Loot

'I'm a big boy, I'm connected to government, into oil business, I control Millions and Billions'. It doesn't last! What is happening to big boy ...

$200 Billion Loot: EFCC Raids Dubai Firm’s Office In Abuja

As part of the ongoing probe of the laundering of over $200billion loot in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by former political office holders, operatives ...

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

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