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Okonjo-Iweala ‘must state how $2b oil cash was spent’

Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole insists former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala must explain how the  Excess Crude ...

Bombers strike in Borno

Suicide bombers struck yesterday in beleaguered Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The two suicide bombers blew themselves up near a hospital 10 kilometres away from the camp ...

Six teenagers missing in Lagos canoe accident

Six teenagers have been declared missing after a canoe capsized on the Ojo waterways in Lagos. The canoe, carrying 14 teenagers, sank yesterday  after a collision ...

PDP rejects Zakari as Acting INEC chair

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the appointment of Mrs. Amina Zakari as the Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). President Muhammadu ...

‘Killers’ of ex-FUTA VC remanded

The two suspected killers of the former Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof Albert Ilemobade, were yesterday arraigned before an Akure ...

Tribunal dismisses Agbaje’s petition

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has lost his bid to unseat Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of the All Progressives ...

Coalition of civil societies knock AI report on Boko Haram 

A coalition of civil society organisations under the aegis of Coalition of Nigerian Election Observers, yesterday slammed the Amnesty International’s report on alleged civil rights ...

Buhari, Gbajabiamila discuss party supremacy

President Muhammadu Buhari was last night meeting with a 30-man delegation of the 174 All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the House of Representatives backing  ...

Fed Govt won’t pay salaries of staff schools in tertiary institutions

The National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC) yesterday  declared that the Federal Government would not pay salaries of staff schools in the  tertiary institutions. The ...

Troubled APC-NEC in search of peace

The stage is set for tomorrow’s meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Party (APC), where leaders are expected to chart ...

Police Foil Bank Robbery In Rivers State

SECURITY operatives from the Rivers State Police Command on Tuesday foiled a bank robbery along Mile 4, Ikwerre Road in Port Harcourt, the state capital. A ... Full story

Breakup Text Message Sent By An 11 Year Old To Boyfriend Goes Viral

Breakup Text Message Sent By An 11 Year Old To Cheating Boyfriend Goes Viral       ... Full story

Innovation built in the open

Taiwo Kola-OgunladeTwenty years ago, only 0.4 per cent of the world’s population was online. Today, that number has increased astronomically. About 40 per cent of ...

Okonjo-Iweala spent $2.1bn without approval, says FG

Former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-IwealaThe National Economic Council, on Monday, accused a former Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance under ...

Why police extortion persists

Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase | credits: http://www.thescoopng.comA lot has been said about extortion of the citizenry by policemen. I have also read and ...

Still on ogogoro ban

Abimbola Adelakum’s article on the ogogoro subject matter is illuminating and brilliant. If I may add my own, those organised private sector distillers ought to ...

Ogun standard land reform

When the Ogun State Government introduced the “Ogun standard land reform” in the state, everyone thought it would be an effort in futility but the ...

US gay marriage judgment

The same-sex marriage issue has generated a lot of controversies around the world in which some countries support while others antagonise see it as an ...

Police and Ikorodu robberies

A cursory look at security strategies in Nigeria leaves much to be desired. Recent brazen armed robbery incidents in the Ikorodu area of Lagos have ...

Few Nigerian women investing in real estate – Experts

Nigeria has one of the lowest number for women investing in real estate compared to other parts the world.Professional women real estate practitioners said this ...

CWG’s subscription business boosting returns – CEO

The Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Computer Warehouse Group Plc, Mr. Austin Okere, has informed the company’s shareholders that its subscription business has started to ...

PenCom to promote local companies in global markets

The National Pension Commission has said that as part of efforts aimed at developing pension funds, it is committed to promoting dual listing and showcasing ...

Skye Bank completes integration with Mainstreet Bank

Skye Bank Plc says it has concluded its integration process with Mainstreet Bank Limited.The bank had started the integration process after it acquired Mainstreet Bank ...

Guinness Nigeria appoints Ndegwa as MD

Guinness Nigeria Plc, a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, has announced the appointment of Mr. Peter Ndegwa as its managing director and chief executive officer.Ndegwa, who ...

‘Entrepreneurial training can reduce unemployment’

The Communications Manager, EdifyCity Academy, a business and career development school, Rabi Ejeifor, has said that employability and entrepreneurial training programmes are some of the ...

Ebola: Remain vigilant, doctors warn Nigerians

Health workers attending to Ebola patients at a clinic in Monrovia, Liberia | credits: Photo: ABC NewsPublic health physicians have called for more vigilance at ...

APC: Buhari on course

‘President has tackled insecurity, corruption’ The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday reviewed the first one month of the Buhari Administration, saying the President is on ...

CBN extends BVN deadline till October 31

•Pro-democracy group threatens class action  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has extended the deadline for the Bank Verification Number (BVN) till October 31. A statement from ...

Oando sells 60% downstream to HVI for $276m

Oando Plc has entered into an agreement with HV Investments II B.V. (HVI) to acquire its downstream businesses for about US$276 million — subject to ...

Okonjo-Iweala defends $2.0b ECA spending

Former Finance Minister Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has denied  spending $2.1 billion Excess Crude Account cash “without authorisation” and has offered to face any enquiry over the ...

Buhari appoints Zakari as INEC boss

•Jega bows out President Muhammadu Buhari last night appointed Mrs. AminaBala Zakari as acting chairperson of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). She replaced Prof. Attahiru Jega, ...

Osun begins payment of salary arrears

•Workers dissatisfied with one month pay    •Pay cut for political office holders The Osun State government has begun the payment of eight-month salary arrears ...

What next for NNPC after board dissolution?

Last week’s dissolution of the Board of Directors of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was longoverdue. There were allegations of corruption and calls for ...

Gowon condemns Amnesty International’s report on military

Public support for the Nigerian military’s on-going counter-insurgency efforts is crucial towards achieving peace and security in Nigeria, two former military leaders, Gen. Yakubu Gowon ...

NERC mulls ultimatum for Discos on meters

•Commission urges patronage of locally made meters The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission ( NERC) yesterday said it intends to give the Electricity Distribution Companies (Discos) a ...

President to support terror victims

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commended steps being taken by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) and other agencies of government to rehabilitate victims ...

I’m 28, Not 34—Caroline Danjuma Speaks

Nollywood actress, Caroline Danjuma, who recently added another year some days back, has denied reports claiming she is 34 years old.The actress, in a bid ...

Nigerian Transgender Shares Stunning Pictures

A Nigerian transgender, Dapo Adaralegbe, who was born a boy, but later transformed into a lady and is now being referred to as Stephanie Rose, ...

GTBANK: Serial Debtor Or Killer Of Businesses?

The silent rule of responsibility has always hammered on the fact that, ‘to whom much is given, much is expected’ and this takes us straight ...

Customers Panic As Enterprise Bank Loses Database To Hackers

Enterprise Bank is a bank with few branches located across Nigeria, meanwhile, it’s obvious why they don’t have branches abroad.A bank whom can’t secure or ...

My Father Warned Me Against Wrecking My Marriage—Gloria Young

The marriage of Nollywood stars, Gloria and Nobert Young has become inspiration to many people both within and outside the entertainment industry in Nigeria.They have ...

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