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For today, Tuesday, May 12, 2015:


Mu’azu met Tinubu before Ekiti gov poll

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose said further that Mu’azu was not totally committed to the PDP during the elections. READ MORE…

Unpaid salaries: Civil servants beg for money, foodstuffs

Civil servants in Oyo, Osun, Cross River, Rivers, Abia, Benue, Plateau and Bauchi states have adopted different strategies to survive months of unpaid salaries in their states.

Azikiwe’s first son dies at 75

Chukwuma Bamidele Azikiwe died in Onitsha on Sunday, May 10, 2015, at the age of 75. READ MORE…

Fire razes shops, buildings in Lagos market

Barely six hours after a late night fire gutted nearly 200 shops and buildings at the Ijora area of Lagos, another inferno on Monday razed a number of buildings at the Ilaje area of Costain.

APC to Jonathan: Only the guilty should be afraid

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the incoming administration of President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari will not persecute anyone. READ MORE…

Petrol: FG refuses to pay outstanding debt, say marketers

Oil marketers are said to have stopped importing fuel due to uncertainty as regards the payment of the remaining subsidy debt owed them. READ MORE…

Lagos PDP sacks Chairman, Bode George kicks

The Chairman of the Lagos Branch of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP), Tunji Shelle was sacked on Monday, May 11, 2015, by the party’s Executive Committee. READ MORE…

Jonathan’s aides expel journalist from Aso Rock

Ubale Musa, a correspondent with German Radio, Deutsche Welle, had his media accreditation withdrawn after he asked visiting Chadian President, Idriss Deby about the South African mercenaries said to be fighting against Boko Haram. READ MORE…



NASS to override veto on constitution review

The Nigerian Senate has said that the Supreme Court lacks the power to stop it from amending the nation’s Constitution. READ MORE…

Fuel scarcity worsens as oil marketers suspend importation

The current fuel scarcity being witnessed in Nigeria might not ease up until June. READ MORE…

Boko Haram: I don’t know where Shekau is hiding – Chadian President

Chadian President, Idriss Deby, has said that even if he knows where Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau is, he wouldn’t reveal his whereabouts. READ MORE…

Buhari’s administration won’t persecute anyone – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the incoming administration of President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari will not persecute anyone. READ MORE…



IMF, Utomi, others seek end to fiscal recklessness

For a new dawn to herald the country with a regime of fiscal prudence that would lift Nigeria from the current revenue crisis, a gathering of experts has enlisted the review, strengthening of Fiscal Responsibility Act and retaining of the institution as opposed to planned scrapping.

Deby visits Jonathan, denies knowledge of Shekau’s whereabouts

Deby also paid a courtesy visit to President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari at the Defence House in Abuja. READ MORE…

Jonathan, Buhari’s transition committees meet, deny friction

The meeting held on Monday, May 11, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. READ MORE…

EFCC arraigns bank chief, other for alleged money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday arraigned a former Chairman of Wema Bank, Olapade Mohammed and two other directors of AKS Steel Nigeria Limited before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly laundering about N2 billion belonging to the company.

Niger Assembly crisis deepens as Aliyu refuses to recognize two Speakers

The leadership crisis in Niger State House of Assembly took a new dimension yesterday when the new Speaker, Mr. Isah Kawu and the impeached Speaker, Mr. Adamu Usman, were both removed from the protocol list at a public function in Minna.



States risk insolvency as FAAC revenue drought worsens

Things may be falling apart for Nigeria’s state governments as the revenue from the centre can no longer hold.

FRC crisis deepens as board members accuse executive secretary of distorting salary structure

The last may not have been heard of disaffection among the board members of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) as some of its members are accusing Jim Obaze, the executive secretary, of distorting the nominal roll of the council against the civil service rules.

Coronation capital report showcases changed structure of Nigerian Economy

Nigeria’s economy has undergone remarkable evolution in the last 14 years due to a series of reforms undertaken since 1999, when the country returned to democracy.


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