BREAKING: Emir of Gusau reported Dead Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Muhammad Kabir Dan Baba is dead. He was aged 91.   Detail coming soon...  ... read more
FRSC set to descend on Rickety Car Owners As part of efforts to further reduce road traffic crashes across the country, the Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi has read the riot act to operators of rickety vehicles plying the nation’s highways, indicating that the Corps will commence a nationwide prosecution of...... read more
Senate Slashes Subsidies On Kerosene, Petrol The Senate on Wednesday, slashed the allocation for petrol and kerosene subsidies presented by the Ministry of Finance in the Medium Term Expenditure Framework for 2015 – 2017. The upper chamber, while approving the MTEF, slashed petrol subsidy from N200 billion to N100 billion. It also reduced the subsidy allocated to...... read more
Nebo flags off Power Contact Centre -0700 CALL POWER Minister of Power Professor Chinedu Nebo a while ago flagged off an unprecedented Customer Service initiative of the federal government geared towards reaching teaming Nigerians who could have complains or suggestions concerning any issue regarding power in their domain. Performing the flag off ceremony at the Nation’s Capital Thursday morning, Professor...... read more
Why battle against Boko Haram lingered -Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan said he underestimated Boko Haram Islamists who have overrun swathes of the country’s northeast and defended an election postponement in an interview published Sunday. Jonathan, facing a tight re-election bid against ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari, has faced criticism over the vote delay, which critics argue was designed to...... read more
Court refuses bail on Pro Biafran members A Federal High Court sitting in Enugu has refused bail on 11 members of the pro-Biafra group, Biafra Zionist Movement (BZM) arrested in Enugu last year. Members of the group led by Ben Onwuka are facing charges of treason brought against them by the federal government for invading the premises of the Enugu State Broadcasting...... read more
Uproar as INEC's Card Reader fail in Enugu Anxiety rose on Wednesday over the suitability of the card reader introduced by INEC for the conduct of the 2015 elections following the inability of the device to work when it was operated. The INEC in Enugu state had during a news briefing attempted to demonstrate to Journalists and Civil Society...... read more
BREAKING: Ogun LP Senatorial candidate dead The Labour Party Candidate in Ogun West Senatorial District, Prof. Solomon Olamilekan is dead. Olamilekan, 54, was said to have died after he complained of stiff neck three days ago and was thereafter rushed to a private hospital where he gave up. The Secretary of the party in the state Sunday...... read more
Senate set to pass 2015 budget on resumption There are indications that the Senate would expedite actions on the 2015 budget on resumption with the purpose of passing it before the Presidential election slated for March 28. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Rules and Business, Senator Ita Enang, who dropped the hint noted that the Senate would on resumption...... read more
Charlie Boy, Students join forces to fight Pipeline vandalism Nigeria's Ministry of Power and some relevants groups and institutions including National Association of Nigeria Students, NANS, and Office of Special Assistant to the President on Youths and Students Matters entered into partnership geared towards joining forces to preach against acts of vandalism in parts of the country. The Memoranda of Understanding, MOU...... read more
Jonathan holds Media Parley Wednesday President Goodluck Jonathan will host a special edition of the presidential media chat on Wednesday, his spokesman, Reuben Abati, said this in a statement Tuesday. Abati said the programme would be broadcast live on the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and the...... read more
Council of State endorsed February Polls -Okorocha The Council of State on Thursday rose from a seven-hour meeting, advising the Independent National Electoral Commission to go ahead and perform its constitutional responsibility of conducting the 2015 elections. Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State told State House correspondents that INEC told the council that it was ready for the...... read more
Obasanjo stays away from Council of State meeting, Buhari, Babaginda in attendance President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday in Abuja presided over the Council of State meeting, where national issues bordering on the nation’s security and the forthcoming general elections were expected to be deliberated upon. All former Presidents and Heads of State — Shehu Shagari, Yakubu Gowon, Muhammadu Buhari, Ibrahim Babangida, Abdulsalami Abubakar...... read more
FG lawyers suspend warning strike Striking Federal Government lawyers on Tuesday suspended a three-day warning strike, two days after they embarked on it calling for improved welfare. The workers, under the aegis of Law Officers Association of Nigeria (LOAN) had embarked on strike Monday, asking government to address   more than 20 years old grievances which include the...... read more
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