Read today's newspaper headlines [Monday, May 11, 2015]

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For today, Monday, May 11, 2015:


My ministers and I will face persecution – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he expects to be persecuted by the incoming administration of President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. READ MORE…

Nigeria’s debt hits N12trn

The debt owed by both the Federal Government and the 36 states of the federation as well as the Federal Capital Territory has now hit N12.06tn, investigation has shown.

Non-indigenes in Lagos must respect their hosts – Akiolu

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu has said that visitors to a land must respect the traditions of their host. READ MORE…

Supreme Court can’t stop constitution amendment – Senate

The Senate on Sunday said the Supreme Court lacked the power to stop it and the House of Representatives from performing their legislative duties as far as the process of amending the 1999 Constitution was concerned.

PDP’ll be buried if I resign – Mu’azu

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Adamu Mu’azu has said that his resignation will lead to the end of the party. READ MORE…

Power-drunk ASP shoots tricycle driver dead, flees

The police in Lagos have launched a manhunt for an Assistant Superintendent of Police, identified simply as Mohammed, who allegedly shot dead a tricycle driver, Akeem Aranse, during an argument in the Shasha, Akowonjo area.

Poor distribution worsens fuel scarcity

Poor distribution network and the unwillingness of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to decentralise its product loading system have aggravated the scarcity of petrol nationwide.



My friends’ve deserted me – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has said that his decision to let the electoral process play out objectively and his concession of defeat has won him more enemies than friends. READ MORE…

We’re leaving behind solid economic legacies – Okonjo-Iweala

The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said that despite the economic challenges the country is facing, the Jonathan administration is leaving some solid economic legacies for the incoming Buhari government.

Supreme Court can’t stop NASS – Senate

Senate spokesman, Enyinnaya Abaribe said at the weekend that the Supreme Court cannot stop the National Assembly from performing its legislative duties as far as the process of amending the 1999 Con­stitution is concerned.



Jonathan predicts rough times ahead

President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he expects to be persecuted by the incoming administration of President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. READ MORE…

Buhari’s order on escorts is a security risk, says Akinyemi

Former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Akinwande Bolaji Akinyemi, yesterday, faulted the instruction given by President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to his motorcade to obey traffic instructions at all times.



Questions raised over FRC 1bn IFRS Academy fund

Questions are being asked to why the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is keeping N1 billion, meant for the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Academy, in some bank current accounts contrary to financial rules and regulations of public service.

Investors project N4.9trn private sector agric investment by 2019

Investors strongly agree that private sector investments in Nigeria’s agricultural sector can grow four-fold between now and 2019.

National broadband targets at risk as poor spectrum management persists

Nigeria may fail to meet its lofty national broadband targets due to lapses in the management of frequency spectrum.


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