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Friday - 15th December, 2017
Govs approve $1bn for Boko Haram war
The Nigerian Governors Forum yesterday approved $1 billion (N362 billion) from the Excess Crude Acco...
Thursday - 14th December, 2017
Boko Haram supremacy battle Shekau loses grounds to Albarnawi faction
Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has reportedly lost grounds to Abu Mus’ab Albarnawi after days...
Wednesday - 13th December, 2017
Court of Appeal sends Saraki back to tribunal
The Court of Appeal in Abuja yesterday ordered Senate President Bukola Saraki to return to the Code ...
Tuesday - 12th December, 2017
EFCC lacks powers to prosecute judges – Court
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) lacks the powers to investigate and prosecute se...
Thursday - 7th December, 2017
Overwhelmed by massive reception in Kano... Buhari predicts victory for self in 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said he will still win an election in Kano State because of the...
Wednesday - 6th December, 2017
Fuel scarcity spreads to states, litre sells at N165
Fuel scarcity spreading the states is fast across resulting in long queues at filling stations, even...
Tuesday - 5th December, 2017
Many feared killed in fresh Adamawa communal violence
Many people are feared killed in fresh outbreak of communal violence in three villages in Adamawa st...
Monday - 4th December, 2017
Atiku returns to PDP Buhari will defeat him – APC
Former President Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, went back to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which he...
Friday - 1st December, 2017
Interior acted without my approval – Oyo-Ita
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has said Ministry of Interior acted witho...
Thursday - 30th November, 2017
Buhari drops hints on second term Said Tinubu gave him ‘beautiful information’ To visit Kano next week
President Muhammadu Buhari dropped broad hints in far-away Abidjan on Tuesday evening that he may se...
Tuesday - 28th November, 2017
Buhari inaugurates minimum wage committee
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Friday - 24th November, 2017
Ibrahimovic sets Champions League record
Zlatan Ibrahimovic became the first player to represent seven different clubs in the Champions Leagu...
Thursday - 23rd November, 2017
We’ll arrest ex-bosses of NIA, DSS, Magu says
Two former bosses of Nigeria’s intelligence agencies who resisted their arrest lately will be pick...
Wednesday - 22nd November, 2017
As Boko Haram, militia strike 80 killed in Adamawa Buhari decries attacks, calls for vigilance
About 80 people were killed in Adamawa state in two separate attacks that took place hours apart.&am...
Tuesday - 21st November, 2017
Why judiciary needs urgent reforms Corrupt judges a disaster to nation, CJN says
President Muhammadu Buhari has listed a few areas of reforms the judiciary needs to undertake in ord...
Monday - 20th November, 2017
How severe malaria is ravaging states
Reports from the North Western states of Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi and Sokoto as well as the Fede...
Friday - 17th November, 2017
Maina writes to appear before House of Reps panel
Fugitive former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, has ...
Thursday - 16th November, 2017
How military seized power in Zimbabwe
The situation in Zimbabwe remained fluid overnight with President Robert Mugabe placed under house a...
Tuesday - 14th November, 2017
State of Nigeria’s education worrisome N1tr needed yearly to revive sector – Minister
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday decried the state of education in the country saying it “call...
Friday - 10th November, 2017
Cabinet expansion Govs, APC nominate Buhari’s new ministers
President Muhammadu Buhari has handed over the task of nominating new ministers to his party, the Al...
Thursday - 9th November, 2017
Labour threatens to shut Kaduna over teachers’ sack No going back on our education reforms, el-Rufai says
Labour leaders and the Kaduna State government are headed for a showdown after both sides took a har...
Wednesday - 8th November, 2017
N8.6trn budget for 2018 Fashola’s ministry gets largest share Mambilla power project, 2nd Niger Bridge, others prioritized
The Ministry of Works, Power and Housing got the highest allocation of N555.88 billion in the propos...
Tuesday - 7th November, 2017
Buhari presents 2018 budget estimates today December target not feasible - Lawmakers Delay unacceptable – FG
As president Muhammadu Buhari presents the 2018 budget to the National Assembly today, there are con...
Monday - 6th November, 2017
Confirmation of CBN, ICPC, PenCom appointees stalls Our position on nominees stands – Senate
The Senate is yet to commence legislative action on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the c...
Friday - 3rd November, 2017
Budget deficit FG to raise N1trillion from sale of oil assets Buhari presents estimates to N/Assembly Tuesday
The Federal Government is considering selling some of its stakes in oil joint ventures to raise abou...
Thursday - 2nd November, 2017
Wednesday - 1st November, 2017
APC defers Buhari’s endorsement President says more ministers coming
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has deferred the endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhar...
Tuesday - 31st October, 2017
Buhari douses tension as APC NEC holds today …meets Saraki, Dogara, Tinubu, others
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met key leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) “to do...
Monday - 30th October, 2017
30 states generate N516bn, spend N1.4trn on wages
Thirty states of the federation generate a cumulative internal revenue just enough to settle one-thi...
Friday - 27th October, 2017
Buhari lobbies National Assembly leaders Lawmakers boycott dinner with President over security checks
President Muhammadu Buhari last night met leaders of the National Assembly ahead of presentation of ...
Thursday - 26th October, 2017
Buhari’s govt invited Maina, family says It is freshly minted falsehood – Presidency We’re not aware he was wanted – Immigration
The family of embattled former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrash...
Wednesday - 25th October, 2017
More trouble for Maina National Assembly initiates probe EFCC seals 6 properties in Kaduna
The former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina, is...
Monday - 23rd October, 2017
Friday - 20th October, 2017
FG under fire over sacked director-turned-permsec CSOs demand reinstatement of auditor
The Federal Government has come under heavy criticism over the appointment a sacked director as perm...
Thursday - 19th October, 2017
FG proposes N8.6tr budget for 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed the sum of N8.6 trillion for the 2018 budget, according to t...
Wednesday - 18th October, 2017
Buhari blasts govs over unpaid salaries We spent bailout funds on 200m Nigerians – NGF
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over the growing complaints and agitations by worke...
Tuesday - 17th October, 2017
Termination of pilotage agreement NPA gives Intels 3 months to quit
Less than a week after terminating its boats pilotage monitoring and supervision agreement with Inte...
Monday - 16th October, 2017
State House clinic gets N9bn in 10yrs Only N1.2bn released since 2015 – Perm sec
The Federal Government budgeted about N9 billion for the State House Medical Centre in the last 10 y...
Friday - 13th October, 2017
Northern leaders to consult further
Northern leaders have resolved to consult further before taking a common position on the issue of re...
Thursday - 12th October, 2017
FG to bar doctors from private practice ...vows to implement ‘no work, no pay’ law
The Federal Government is considering barring doctors in public hospitals from private practice, Min...
Wednesday - 11th October, 2017
Kidnappings imperil commercial farming ...as Agro Rangers scheme takes off
Farmers, especially those on large-scale, are keeping away from their farms owing to the activities ...
Tuesday - 10th October, 2017
Kachikwu’s input not required in contract award ...says allegations against GMD baseless
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday responded to allegations raised against...
Monday - 9th October, 2017
Multibillion naira probes drag in Senate …As lawmakers embark on new ones
Fresh concerns are being expressed over the probes conducted by the Senate as some involving multi b...
Friday - 6th October, 2017
2018 budget to hit N10tr - Saraki Experts express cautious optimism
Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday said the plan by the executive to rollover 50 per cent of t...
Thursday - 5th October, 2017
Senate probes IGP He impregnated female officer – Senator Family threatens legal action
The Senate has constituted a special panel to probe the allegations of corruption and misconduct lev...
Wednesday - 4th October, 2017
In letter to Buhari... Kachikwu accuses NNPC boss of insubordination
Mhas inister of State for Petroleum Dr. Ibe Kachikwu accused the Group Managing Director of the Nige...
Tuesday - 3rd October, 2017
State House clinic patients groan over drug scarcity
Patients at the State House Medical Centre are groaning over lack of drugs and equipment at the faci...
Monday - 2nd October, 2017
Leadership crisis, fraud rock fiscal commission
The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) is presently enmeshed in numerous allegations of corrupti...
Friday - 29th September, 2017
Gunmen kidnap top police officer, others
Gunmen have abducted a top police officer and three members of his family on a remote road between K...
Thursday - 28th September, 2017
Dues force Nigeria out of 90 int’l organisations
Nigeria is pulling out of 90 international organisations due to inability to pay up mounting members...
Wednesday - 27th September, 2017
Senators query Abaribe over Kanu's bail
South east senators were reportedly taken to task by some of their colleagues for giving tacit suppo...
Tuesday - 26th September, 2017
JAMB earns N31bn in 5 years, remits N15m
The Joint Matriculation raked in at Admission and Board (JAMB) least N30.726 billion in five years b...
Monday - 25th September, 2017
Showdown imminent as Senate resumes
As the National Assembly resumes tomorrow, indications have emerged of an imminent showdown in the S...
Friday - 22nd September, 2017
Sheriff visits Osinbajo He is APC’s mole, can join any party – PDP
Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, who was recently removed as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democrati...
Thursday - 21st September, 2017
IPOB's finance HQ in France Court okays group’s proscription South East lawmakers kick
The financial headquarters of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is in France, Minister of Infor...
Wednesday - 20th September, 2017
Attempts made to set Nigeria on fire – Ikpeazu
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has warned his kinsmen that any war will jeopardise the lives o...
Tuesday - 19th September, 2017
FG to decide Kanu’s fate – Buratai IPOB designation illegal – Saraki Northern govs visit S/East
The fate of the leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, rests with the Feder...
Monday - 18th September, 2017
Northern govs meet Buhari over IPOB
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with a representation of the Northern State Governors Forum...
Friday - 15th September, 2017
Abia gov, Army disagree S/East govs meet today
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong yesterday imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Jos and Bukuru Metrop...
Thursday - 14th September, 2017
JAMB, NIMASA face probe over ‘massive’ corruption
The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into allegations of “massive” corruption in ...
Wednesday - 13th September, 2017
Curfew declared in Aba as IPOB, soldiers clash 3 killed in Rivers riot
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has imposed a three-day curfew in the state, as tension escalates...
Tuesday - 12th September, 2017
Customs seizes 1,100 guns in Lagos 2,201 rifles impounded in 9 months
The Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted 1,100 rifles illegally imported into the country from Tu...
Monday - 11th September, 2017
Army captain, infant, two others killed in Kaduna robbery FG agencies shun Nigeria’s satellites ...Government loses N720 billion revenue
Three Nigerian multimillion dollar satellites are floating in obit but earning little revenue for th...
Friday - 8th September, 2017
Residents flee as flood submerges Lokoja suburbs
Many people were forced to flee as surging flood waters from a tributary of River Niger submerged th...
Thursday - 7th September, 2017
I have been side-lined in APC I’ll resign if Atiku runs in 2019 - Minister
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar said yesterday he had been side-lined by President Muhammadu Bu...
Wednesday - 6th September, 2017
How Nigeria exits recession ...Fundamentals still shaky – Experts
Agriculture and manufacturing were the two key sectors that rescued Nigeria’s economy from recessi...
Tuesday - 5th September, 2017
CBN spends $9bn to defend naira in 7 months
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) sold $9 billion to forex dealers through the interbank market between ...
Monday - 4th September, 2017
Petrol now N130/ltr at depots, N142/ltr at stations
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said the ex-depot price of petrol has dropped...
Friday - 1st September, 2017
Let's keep our country together
The central theme of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Eid el-Kabir message, which is being marked toda...
Thursday - 31st August, 2017
After 45 years on drawing board... Mambilla power project gets $5.79bn for takeoff
The Federal Government yesterday approved the contract of the Mambilla hydro power plant at a cost o...
Wednesday - 30th August, 2017
AGF sets up centre for criminal prosecutions
The Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has announced plans to create ...
Tuesday - 29th August, 2017
Diezani forfeits N7.6 billion to FG
Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani AlisonMadueke, who has lost billions in cash and...
Monday - 28th August, 2017
74% of applicants don't get university admission
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Friday - 25th August, 2017
Buhari ratifies pact with UAE
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja signed nine bilateral agreements, four of them with th...
Thursday - 24th August, 2017
Babachir, Oke await fate as Buhari receives report
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Wednesday - 23rd August, 2017
End threats to Nigeria’s unity, Buhari orders security chiefs
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security chiefs to end all threats to national security and p...
Tuesday - 22nd August, 2017
Buhari resumes, to call Council of State meeting Mixed reactions trail president’s speech
President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to the country Saturday, after spending three months in Lon...
Monday - 21st August, 2017
Nigeria’s unity settled I'm glad to be back
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria’s unity is settled and not negotiable, in apparen...
Friday - 18th August, 2017
FG considers hate speech as terrorism – Osinbajo
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has described hate speech as a form of terrorism, saying the Federal ...
Thursday - 17th August, 2017
Police officers, judges most corrupt in Nigeria – NBS
Police officers, judges and prosecutors are the most corrupt public officials in Nigeria, the Nation...
Wednesday - 16th August, 2017
It is from a small seed that the giant Iroko tree has its beginning. (Nigeria)
Source: BBC collection of listeners’ proverbs...
Tuesday - 15th August, 2017
Universities grounded as ASUU embarks on strike
University teachers in Nigeria have begun an indefinite strike, disrupting examinations in some of t...
Monday - 14th August, 2017
How plot against Buhari failed at House of Reps
Forces within and outside the House of Representatives failed to get the lower chamber to set up a m...
Friday - 11th August, 2017
Presidency blocks appointment of female INEC commissioner
The Presidency was responsible for the non-issuance of appointment letter the only female Resident E...
Thursday - 10th August, 2017
Osinbajo approves 21 new permanent secretaries
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Wednesday - 9th August, 2017
The ruin of a nation begins in the homes of its people. (Ghana)
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Tuesday - 8th August, 2017
Buhari won’t quit Resume or resign – Protesters No time limit for president’s resumption – Falana, Ali
The Presidency has described the call for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation as an “irrati...
Monday - 7th August, 2017
Condemnation trails Anambra church attack 11 killed, 18 injured – Police Family feud caused it – Obiano
Agun attack on worshippers at a church in Anambra State has left 11 people killed and 18 others woun...
Friday - 4th August, 2017
Goje, Jang, Yarima, others have no bills in 2 years
Former Governors Ahmed Sani Yarima (APC, Zamfara), George Akume (APC, Benue), Danjuma Goje (APC, Gom...
Thursday - 3rd August, 2017
Why we must end hate speech
Acting president Yemi Osinbajo has said hate speeches should never be permitted under the guise of f...
Wednesday - 2nd August, 2017
Osinbajo names Owasanoye new ICPC boss, redeploys Nta Obono-Obla heads panel on public property recovery
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has appointed Professor Bolaji Owasanoye as the new chairman of the I...
Tuesday - 1st August, 2017
Panel submits 59 names to Osinbajo As pressure mounts for cancellation
The names of 59 directors have been sent to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo from which he will appoin...
Monday - 31st July, 2017
Osinbajo meets service chiefs again
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, met service chiefs twice, within 48 hours over the killing of scores...
Friday - 28th July, 2017
59 directors await decision on 20 permsec slots 45 killed, many missing in Boko Haram ambush on oil workers
Over 45 people were killed in northern Borno on Tuesday when Boko Haram ambushed oil worker...
Thursday - 27th July, 2017
222 federal directors fail permsecs exams
Two hundred and twenty-two of the 300 directors from ministries, department and agencies of the fede...
Wednesday - 26th July, 2017
Buhari to return next week – Presidency sources
Barring any last minute change of decision, President Muhammadu Buhari will return from the United K...
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