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For today, Tuesday, June 23, 2015:


Nigeria’s treasury empty

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he inherited a “‎virtually empty treasury” from the Goodluck Jonathan administration. READ MORE…

NACCIMA, LCCI, others back subsidy removal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) transition committee formed by President Muhammadu Buhari has advised him to reduce the number of federal ministries to 19 and also remove the subsidy on fuel in the country. READ MORE…

Don’t stampede Buhari to form govt - Bakare

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed surprise at the raging controversy over his delay in appointing ministers into his cabinet. READ MORE…

Twin blasts kill 35 in Maiduguri market

The first explosion was set off at a bus station near a fish market on Baga Road by a young female bomber, said to about 17 years of age, while a second bomber reportedly failed to reach her destination before her device detonated. READ MORE…



I inherited empty treasury, huge debts says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he inherited a “‎virtually empty treasury” from the Goodluck Jonathan administration. READ MORE…

11 states to seek N300.5bn refund from FG

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to meet with the governors of Nigeria’s 36 states today. READ MORE…

Senators’ allowances nine times higher than basic pay

Nigerians that have expressed surprise that each senator receives N506,600 per annum as wardrobe allowance may be in for a shocker as the lawmakers receive far more allowances under different other categories.

Buhari orders military checkpoints’ removal, B’Haram kills 13

President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered the dismantling of military checkpoints around the country. READ MORE…

Nigeria’ others may further cut crude prices

The cut in the prices of the country’s crude oil grades, Bonny Light and Qua Iboe, by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation may prompt other oil exporters to cut their crude prices in a bid to attract buyers, industry experts have said.

Saraki, Lawan groups disagree on Senate Majority leader

Senators loyal to Senate President, Bukola Saraki have vowed to resist any moves by APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu, to impose Senators Ahmed Lawan and George Akume on them as Senate leaders. READ MORE…

52-year-old teacher rapes girl, 5, in classroom

The Lagos State Police Command has arraigned a 52-year-old school teacher, Isaac Ikiabeke, for allegedly raping a five-year-old pupil in the Ikorodu area of the state.



Bail-out for states doubtful as Buhari laments empty treasury

Buhari said further that the country had incurred debts running into hundreds of millions of dollars. READ MORE…



59 APC Senators resolve differences, to work together

Efforts by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reconcile the warring factions in the Senate resulting from the elections of the Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy Ike Ekweremadu, finally yielded positive results Monday when the 59 senators of the party resolved to set aside their differences and work together.

Chevron to sell two more oil blocks

The current wave of divestments of oil and gas assets by the international oil companies (IOCs) to increase indigenous participation in the industry has received a boost as Chevron has unfolded its plan to offer two more oil blocks to prospective investors.

Court strikes out N25.7bn theft charge against Atuche, others

The suit against Atuche, his wife, Elizabeth and the bank’s Chief Financial Officer, Ugo Anyanwu was instituted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) which accused them of stealing and conspiracy. READ MORE…

Buhari laments empty treasury

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he inherited a “‎virtually empty treasury” from the Goodluck Jonathan administration. READ MORE…



Nigerian states mimic Greece as bailout sought without reforms

Nigerian states which are seeking a bailout from the Federal Government (FG) are doing so without concrete plans on structural reforms.

Delayed rains, poor irrigation, fuel scarcity raise tomato prices

Tomato fruit prices are skyrocketing across the country on account of delayed seasonal rains, inadequate off-season irrigation planning, a rising and ebbing fuel scarcity , and roads in disrepair.

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