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Why I want to govern Deltan, by Edevbie

He is articulate, suave and politically savvy. Olorogun David Edevbie, following a successful career in the private sector as a development finance expert, became Delta State Commissioner for Finance from…

Austerity: We’re ready for the worst – Okonjo-Iweala

Austerity: We’re ready for the worst – Okonjo-Iweala

•Even if oil falls to US$60pb •Amend your ways, Atiku tells FG  •Bayelsa Gov to reduce number of political appointees By By Kingsley Ighomwenghian (Lagos), David Agba (Abuja) and Igoniko…

OPEC retains oil output, despite supply glut

OPEC retains oil output, despite supply glut

•Names Alison-Madueke President for 2015 By Kingsley Ighomwenghian - With Agency Reports   After about five hours of talks, representatives of powerful nations in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)…

EFCC, civil society groups sign agreement to strengthen anti-corruption fight

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, entered into an agreement with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to strengthen the fight against corruption. The new agreement with the theme:…

FG develops policy on management of e-waste – Minister

The Federal Ministry of Environment said on Wednesday it had developed a draft policy and strategic plan on the management of electronic waste (e-waste) in the country. The Minister of…

Senate sets up fact-finding committee to investigate police raid on NASS, expresses anger

The Senate on Wednesday set up a seven-man committee to investigate the Thursday’s security breach at the National Assembly by security operatives. The Senate President, Sen. David Mark, who presided…

Oduah’s ex-husband dumps PDP for APC

A former Minister of Works (state) under President Goodluck Jonathan, Engineer Chris Ogiemwonyi, has  defected to the All Progressives Congress. Engineer Ogiemwonyi, who would be formally received by the National…

Adoke, Lagos, others shun suit against governors pension laws

Majority of the defendants in a suit  seeking an order nullifying the state laws prescribing pension for former governors and their deputies, were on Wednesday absent from the Federal High Court…

Corruption allegation: You’re a liar, senate tells Obasanjo

THE Senate Thursday said that the allegation by the former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the National Assembly was using constituency projects to siphon the public funds was a total lie…

Roadside explosion kills 35 in Adamawa

No fewer than 35 people including five military personnel and a local hunter were reported to have been killed by a bomb explosion Thursday morning around Mararaba-Mubi area of Adamawa…

Kaduna airport records first airlift of Christian pilgrims

The Kaduna International Airport on Thursday airlifted Christians to Israel to perform this year’s Holy Pilgrimage. This is the first ever since the airport was built. At the airport to…

INEC meets political parties, reschedules PVCs distribution

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday announced the rescheduling of the ongoing production of Permanent Voter Cards and preparation for Continuous Voter Registration in six states and remaining nine…

Nigerians in Ghana prisons cry out for help

Nigerians who are languishing in Ghanaian prisons have appealed to the Federal Government to repatriate them back to Nigeria to complete their jail terms. Chigozie whose name in Igbo language means…

APC promises to send Jonathan packing in 2015 elections

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and some governors of the APC-controlled states have said President Goodluck Jobathan should begin to pack his belongings from…

Oil prices plunge after OPEC meeting

The price of oil slumped after the oil producers’ under the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries decided not to cut output at its meeting in Vienna. OPEC’s Secretary-General, Abdallah Salem…

NAFDAC workers suspend nationwide strike

Health workers at the National Agency For Food Drug Administration and Control have suspended their nationwide strike after 14 days. The Chairman, Medical Health Workers Union , Federal  Area Council,…

PDP endorses Chime’s, Wada’s wives for Abia Reps slots

The Peoples Democratic Party has cleared the wife of Enugu State Governor, Mrs. Clara Chime; and her Kogi State counterpart, Mrs. Faridah Wada, for the House of Representatives race in…

APC critises devaluation of naira

All Progressives Congress (APC) has critised devaluation of naira and described the development as not healthy for Nigeria’s economy. The National Publicity Secretary of APC, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday…

Messi will leave Barcelona eventually, says Deco

Former Barcelona midfielder Deco believes Lionel Messi will leave the Camp Nou side in the future. The Argentina international recently revealed that his future could lie away from Barcelona and…

Aguero is City’s special player –Kompany

Manchester City captain, Vincent Kompany, hailed Sergio Aguero as the club’s “special player” following his hat-trick against Bayern Munich. Aguero was the key figure as City came from behind to…

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