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For today, Friday, April 24, 2015:


APC leaders fail to agree on zoning of offices

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have failed to reach a final decision on zoning of political offices in the incoming government. READ MORE...

Anyim, ex-Bayelsa governor head Presidential inauguration committee

The Presidential Inauguration Planning Committee has prepared a week-long inauguration ceremony for President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. READ MORE...

FG to N’Assembly: Halt actions on constitution amendment

The FG filed a case against the National Assembly on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, and is seeking for an order nullifying all the proposed amendments to the 1999 Constitution. READ MORE...

CJ sets up panel to probe Mimiko’s deputy

The seven-man panel was set up following allegations of gross misconduct levelled against Olanusi by the State House of Assembly. READ MORE...

Osun may stop free feeding of schoolchildren

The Osun State Government is considering a review of its policy of free feeding of primary school pupils in the state.

Reps raise 2015 budget by N134.5bn, pass N4.4tn

The House of Representatives passed the 2015 appropriation bill on Thursday, jacking up the original Executive proposal by N134.5bn.

Protesting workers shut A’Ibom Assembly

Striking workers in Akwa Ibom have blocked the entrance to the State House of Assembly following a disagreement with the state government regarding salaries. READ MORE...

FAAN stops Arik flights from Abuja

Eyewitnesses say the airport authority grounded Arik's operations for over 6 hours. READ MORE...



Zoning of N-Assembly Offices: APC meeting ends in deadlock

A meeting held by the leaders from Wednesday, April 22 till Thursday, 23, 2015, had to be adjourned after it resulted in a deadlock. READ MORE...

Reps cut off funding for fuel subsidy in 2015 budget

THE House of Representatives yesterday cut off funding for fuel subsidy in the N4.493 trillion budget for the year 2015 it passed yesterday.

Constitution Amendment: Senators, Presidency head for showdown

The Federal Government has dragged the National Assembly to the Supreme Court over the recent constitution amendment saga. READ MORE...



APC leaders’ power-sharing meeting ends in deadlock

The APC leaders, who met at the Rivers State Governors’ Lodge in Asokoro, Abuja, decided that more consultations were necessary before a final power sharing agreement could be reached. READ MORE...

FG, Senators to let Supreme Court decide on constitution amendment

The government, through an originating summons prayed the court to declare the amendments unconstitutional. READ MORE...



How Mu’azu, NWC members survived plot to oust them

Facts have emerged over how the Adamu Mu’azu-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) recently survived the barrage of attacks by some presidential aides, outgoing ministers and party leaders to oust it ahead of the expiration of its tenure.

Xenophobia: Nigeria, SA sign peace accord

Representatives of Nigeria, South Africa and other citizens’ groups in other parts of Africa have signed a peace accord to spark off a process leading to non-violent means of settling differences and discouraging the wave of xenophobia currently rocking South Africa.

Constitution: Allow S’Court to decide legality of amendments, FG tells N’Assembly

The FG filed the case on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, and is seeking for an order nullifying all the proposed amendments to the 1999 constitution. READ MORE...

Landmines force troops to retreat from Sambisa as Boko Haram regroups

The soldiers were forced abandon their operation on Thursday, April 23, 2015 after three vigilantes were killed by a landmine. READ MORE...

Nigeria’s crude oil revenue may decline by $10 in 2015

Should crude oil prices remain volatile, averaging $53 in 2015, the Oil Producers Trade Section (OPTS) has estimated that Nigeria’s revenue from oil and gas sales could be cut by about $10 billion or 30 per cent.



NAPIMS, NGC better outside NNPC – Experts

Stakeholders in the oil and gas sector are demanding that the National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) and Nigeria Gas Company (NGC), both subsidiaries of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) be made to operate independently, in order to have an efficient national oil company.

Prime residential property remain weak on low demand

A volatile economy  and high political risk created a cloud of uncertainty which weakened demand in the real estate market for the first quarter of the year, according to Business Day investigations.

Skills shortage weighs down ICTs contribution to economic growth

Following the dramatic rise in the adoption of Information Communications Technology (ICT) by individuals, businesses and government, Nigeria is facing an unprecedented shortage of skilled professionals required to support such massive infrastructure deployment.


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