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For today, Wednesday, April 29, 2015:


Jonathan, Sambo, others to get N3.24bn severance pay

President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice-president Namadi Sambo, and other outgoing government officials are set to receive the sum of N3.24bn as severance allowances. READ MORE...

Military rescues 293 girls, women from Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Army has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from Sambisa Forest, a Boko Haram stronghold. READ MORE...

Engineer, three others killed in Kogi radio station bombing

The explosion occurred at the office of Tao FM 101.9, in the Okene area of the state on Monday, April 27, 2015. READ MORE...

Jonathan suspends Perm Sec over envoy’s recall

Danjuma Sheni was suspended on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, for summoning Nigeria's envoys to SA without President Goodluck Jonathan’s approval. READ MORE...

I never apologized to Bode George, says Tinubu

George had alleged that Tinubu conspired with a judge to imprison him but later apologized during the burial of their mutual friend Abdul-Azeez Arisekola-Alao in June 2014. READ MORE...

Senate passes 2015 budget without provision for subsidy

The Senate on Tuesday passed N4.493tn budget for the 2015 fiscal year, about five months after it was presented by the Minister of Finance/Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

Queues return as petrol supply drops

A severe fuel scarcity has hit major cities in Nigeria with Lagos and Abuja being the worst affected.

Indonesia executes four Nigerians for drug trafficking

The 8 condemned prisoners on death row in Indonesia have been executed by firing squad. READ MORE...



Troops storm Sambisa, rescue 293 females

According to the Defence Headquarters, the girls and women were rescued on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. READ MORE...

Senate passes N4.493 trn 2015 budget

THE Senate, Tuesday, passed the sum of N4.493 trillion budget for the 2015 fiscal year, but with an increment of N51 billion above the estimate of N4.425 trillion submitted to the National Assembly by the Federal Government for approval.

Indonesia executes four Nigerians for drugs

Among those executed were Nigerians Raheem Agbaje Salami, Sylvester Obiekwe Nwolise and Okwudili Oyatanze. READ MORE...



No allocation for fuel subsidy as Senate passes 2015 budget

The Senate approval of the budget on Tuesday, however, confirmed the non-inclusion of fuel subsidy provision in the document but N21bn was budgeted for the funding of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme.

AIT free to cover Buhari’s activities, says APC

The APC stated this in response to reports that the network had been barred from covering Buhari’s activities. READ MORE...

Troops rescue 293 females from Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Army has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from Sambisa Forest, a Boko Haram stronghold. READ MORE...

Malaria vaccine for children coming soon

MEDICAL experts have hailed a malaria vaccine that will prevent millions of young children from catching the disease, which could be available in October after trial results found that it reduces number of cases by half.

Nepal quake death toll could reach 10,000

Officials have said that the death toll from the deadly disaster has crossed 5,000 and could very well reach 10,000. READ MORE...



Military rescues 200 girls, 93 women from Sambisa forest

According to the Defence Headquarters, the girls and women were rescued on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. READ MORE...

Senate Presidency: Tinubu withdraws support for Akume, lobbies for Ahmed Lawan

The battle for the principal offices of the National Assembly has taken another turn with the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, withdrawing his support for the former Governor of Benue State, Senator George Akume, as his preferred candidate for the Senate presidency.

APC overturns Buhari, says AIT, media houses free to cover him

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that Africa Independent Television (AIT) is free to cover the activities of President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. READ MORE...



Buhari faces high cost of governance challenge

As Nigeria’s president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, prepares to take over power on May 29, one key challenge that stares him in the face is the high cost of running Africa’s largest democracy.

PwC’s audit left gas sales records untouched

The recently released forensic audit of Nigeria’s state oil firm by PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) which said the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) accused of corruption, should pay $1.48 billion to the government is so incomplete that it leaves room for a potentially much larger hole. READ MORE...

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