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Don’t force us back to the creeks – Ex-militant

By Isaac Olamikan  -  Special Correspondent, Benin   Comrade Mike Aroko, a former Niger Delta militant leader, has warned those who are thwarting the effort of the Federal Government to…

We support consensus presidential candidate – APC govs

The governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday, said they are in support of a consensus arrangement for the emergence of a presidential candidate for…

Reps order probe of N3.7tr Greenfield Refinery projects

By David Odama, Abuja   The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Petroleum Downstream to investigate why the Federal Government failed to construct the N3.7 trillion Greenfield refineries…

Warri picks Delta governorship nomination form

By Augustine Adah Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Ahead of the 2015 gubernatorial election in Delta State, leading gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Andrew Warri,…

Insurgency: Reps approve Jonathan’s $1b request

By Rotimi Akinwumi - Snr Correspondent, Abuja   The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, gave final approval to the Federal Government to obtain a loan of $1 billion to fight terrorism.…

Fayose seals off filling station in Ekiti

•Speaker alleges victimisation By Yaqoub Popoola / Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   The new Ekiti State Government has ordered the closure of all filling stations sited within residential and public institutions across state,…

ACF lauds Nigeria’s fight against Ebola

By Ignatius Okorocha  -  Snr. Correspondent, Abuja   The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on Wednesday congratulated the Federal Government on the success recorded in the fight against Ebola virus disease,…

Ibru vs FG: Court decides on suit breach of agreement Nov 13

By Joe Nwankwo   –  Assistant Editor, Abuja   A Federal High Court in Abuja will on November 13 begin hearing in the suit brought by former Managing Director and…

FG to launch national policy on older persons

By Blessing Adewole –  Special correspondent, Abuja   The Federal Government is set to launch a national policy on ageing and older persons, in order to provide a sustainable national…

LG poll: Funkekeme urges PDP members to vote en mass

By John Dugbe Special Correspondent, Ughelli   MEMBERS of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Burutu Local Government Area, have been urged to come out en mass to deliver the party…

Why reps granted LGs autonomy in new Constitution, by Ihedioha

By Rotimi Akinwumi, Snr Correspondent, Abuja   The House of Representatives has voted to grant autonomy to local government councils as the third tier of government in the ongoing Constitution…

Only medical doctor can be health minister – NMA

By Hassan Zaggi, Abuja   As the office of the minister of health remains vacant, following the resignation of the former minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu, the president of the Nigerian Medical…

PDP gives Jonathan, others Oct 30 to declare

PDP gives Jonathan, others Oct 30 to declare

•APGA releases guidelines for primaries By Rotimi Akinwumi –  Snr. Correspondent, Abuja   President Goodluck Jonathan must purchase his expression of interest and nomination forms from the Peoples Democratic Party…

Onwuliri replaces Wike in Cabinet reshuffle

Onwuliri replaces Wike in Cabinet reshuffle

•Mohammed takes over from Maku •Turaki to oversee Labour Ministry By Chesa Chesa, Joe Nwankwo, Abuja   President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday announced a minor Cabinet reshuffle following the exit…

APC govs support consensus presidential candidate

The Progressives Governors Forum on Wednesday declared its support for consensus method of choosing  the presidential as well as other candidates for the All Progressives Congress. The Chairman, Progressive Governors…

Court dissolves marriage over wife’s stealing habit

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday dissolved a four-year-old marriage between Mr Idris Abiodun and his wife, Toyin, over wife’s stealing habit. The Court President, Mr R.I Adeyeri,…

PDP won’t impose gov candidate in Oyo – Mark

Senate President, David David Mark, on Wednesday dismissed reports that the Peoples Democratic Party Integration Committee for the South West was plotting to impose a governorship candidate on the Oyo…

First Consultants hospital paid high price to Ebola-free Nigeria – MD

Nigeria may have been declared officially Ebola-free but at the First Consultants hospital in Lagos, doctors believe it’ll take the facility that treated the first victim years to recover. The…

Ebola: Minister condemns discrimation against Nigerians

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Aminu Wali has asked countries to stop further discrimination and stigmatisation of Nigerians over Ebola after the World Health Organisation has certified the country free…

Jonathan carries out minor cabinet reshuffle

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday carried out a minor cabinet reshuffle to fill the vacancies created by the recent resignation of seven ministers. This was part of the outcome of…

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