Nigeria - THISDAY
Friday - 15th December, 2017
INEC Confirms Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello Registered Twice
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that the Kogi State governor, Alh...
Thursday - 14th December, 2017
We Won’t Be Deterred, Says EFCC After Attack on Magu’s Farmhouse Leaves One Dead
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that the attack on a farmhouse belongin...
Wednesday - 13th December, 2017
A’Court Affirms CCT Ruling on 15 Charges Against Saraki
The Court of Appeal in Abuja yesterday upheld the ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), whic...
Tuesday - 12th December, 2017
In Landmark Ruling, A’Court Says EFCC Lacks Powers to Prosecute Judges
Iyobosa Uwagiaren, Chineme Okafor in Abuja and Davidson Iriekpen in Lagos In a landmark rul...
Monday - 11th December, 2017
STILL GOING STRONG @ 80
L-R: Ex-military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon; First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari; former Minister of...
Sunday - 10th December, 2017
Secondus Emerges PDP Chairman, Promises to Rebuild, Regain Power
Delegates to the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party yesterday elected Mr. Uche Seco...
Saturday - 9th December, 2017
In Make or Mar Chairmanship Election, Secondus is Frontrunner
After surviving leadership crisis that almost crippled it, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (...
Friday - 8th December, 2017
My Kano Visit, Reception is a Clear Message to the Opposition
Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano and Laleye Dipo in Minna In a clear pointer to his popularity in th...
Thursday - 7th December, 2017
FG Orders Kachikwu to End Fuel Scarcity
The federal government yesterday in Abuja, denied insinuations that the current fuel scarcity plagui...
Tuesday - 5th December, 2017
NOTORE SNAGS A NEW LICENCE...
Managing Director, Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA), Mr. Umana Okon Umana (left) and the Man...
Sunday - 3rd December, 2017
Settle Your Issues with US and Stop Clutching at Straws
There was a strong pushback from the Presidency yesterday on former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’...
Saturday - 2nd December, 2017
My Achievements in Government Unrivaled, Visible
Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday debunked Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima’s alle...
Friday - 1st December, 2017
WIGWE IS AFRICA BUSINESSMAN OF THE YEAR...
Group Managing Director/CEO of Access Bank Plc, Mr. Herbert Wigwe, upon winning the 2017 Businessman...
Thursday - 30th November, 2017
Buhari Hints at Presidential Run, Says Abidjan Trip with Govs Could Bring Him Votes
Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari dropped a major hint in Abidjan, Cote ...
Wednesday - 29th November, 2017
Saraki Accuses Anti-graft Agencies of Looting Recovered Funds, Property
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday accused anti-graft agencies of looting funds and ...
Tuesday - 28th November, 2017
Banking on the South, APC Says Atiku’s Exit of No Consequence
The All Progressives Congress (APC) is not loosing sleep over the departure of a key chieftain of th...
Monday - 27th November, 2017
Adeniran, Agbaje, Daniel Emerge Front Runners in PDP Chairmanship Race
As the race for the chairmanship post of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) heats up, a former educa...
Saturday - 25th November, 2017
TOURISM ON THEIR MINDS …
L-R: Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe; Secretary to ...
Friday - 24th November, 2017
Senate Probes Alleged Sale of Recovered Pension Assets, EFCC Says No Such Properties
Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari constituted a committee to audit assets recovered f...
Thursday - 23rd November, 2017
Citing Gaps in Management of Recovered Assets, Buhari Inaugurates Audit Panel
Citing gaps in the management of recovered assets from looters of the treasury, President Muhammadu ...
Wednesday - 22nd November, 2017
Mnangagwa to Be Sworn-in President as Mugabe Resigns
Shortly after the Zimbabwean parliament began an impeachment process to end Robert Mugabe’s 37-yea...
Tuesday - 21st November, 2017
Fayose to Buhari
– Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose questioning the federal government’s rationale for hiring...
Sunday - 19th November, 2017
Anambra on Tenterhooks as Governorship Poll Result is Delayed
The people of Anambra State went to bed last night with bated breath following the non-announcement ...
Saturday - 18th November, 2017
With Opposition Divided, Obiano is Frontrunner
Who wins today’s governorship election in Anambra State? Will incumbent governor Willy Obiano of t...
Friday - 17th November, 2017
Buhari’s Govt Yet to Win Anti-Graft War
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday in A...
Thursday - 16th November, 2017
Zimbabwe Moves to Set Up Interim Govt as Mugabe is Apparently Ousted
With the Zimbabwean military insisting that its intervention in the southern African country’s pol...
Wednesday - 15th November, 2017
My Visit to South-east, Strong Expression of My Belief in One Nigeria
Omololu Ogunmade and Benjamin Nworie in Abakaliki In his visit to the South-east since assu...
Tuesday - 14th November, 2017
Buhari Moves to Appoint 8 New Ministers, Restructure Ministries
In a move to keep to his promise to the chieftains and loyalists of the All Progressives Congress (A...
Monday - 13th November, 2017
S’West Comes into Play as APC Yoruba Leaders, PDP Mull Options
As 2019 draws near, some South-west leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are consid...
Sunday - 12th November, 2017
Import Bill Falls, External Reserves Climbing, Monetary Easing Coming
The dogged implementation of the foreign exchange (FX) restriction on certain items has led to a 65 ...
Saturday - 11th November, 2017
Buhari Meets CAN, Promises to Address Lopsidedness in Federal Appointments
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday hosted leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at...
Friday - 10th November, 2017
No Automatic Ticket for Atiku, Says PDP BoT Chair
The Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jib...
Thursday - 9th November, 2017
FG Protests Moody’s Downgrade, Reveals Plan to Sell JV Oil Assets
The Nigerian government yesterday “strongly” rejected the reasons one of the global rating agenc...
Tuesday - 7th November, 2017
Monday - 6th November, 2017
FX Transactions on I&E Window Hit $18.36bn, Rates Converge at N360
Following increased portfolio flows into the country, cumulative transactions on the Central Bank of...
Sunday - 5th November, 2017
AT ART X LAGOS…PROMOTING NON-OIL EXPORTS
L-R: Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed; Emir of Kano and former CBN governor, Lamido Sanusi; fou...
Saturday - 4th November, 2017
N/Delta Militants Call Off Ceasefire, Threaten to Resume Bombings
After several months of respite, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), yesterday said it was calling off a...
Friday - 3rd November, 2017
Buhari to Lay 2018 Budget Tuesday, Senate Says Dec Passage Target Unrealistic
President Muhammadu Buhari has formally notified the National Assembly of his readiness to lay the 2...
Thursday - 2nd November, 2017
Buhari Resets Administration, Says Nigeria Must Never See War Again
President Muhammadu Buhari has commenced the retooling of his administration, which would see strong...
Tuesday - 31st October, 2017
Monday - 30th October, 2017
APC Leaders in Make or Mar Meeting Today over Direction of Government
Ahead of tomorrow’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (A...
Sunday - 29th October, 2017
Saturday - 28th October, 2017
Friday - 27th October, 2017
BUILDING FIRE FIGHTING CAPACITY…
Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Usman, inspects a guard of honour duri...
Thursday - 26th October, 2017
FG Not Borrowing but Refinancing Existing Debts
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has explained that the federal government is not desirou...
Wednesday - 25th October, 2017
National Assembly to Probe Maina’s Return, Reinstatement
Omololu Ogunmade, Onyebuchi Ezigbo, Damilola Oyedele, James Emejo, Paul Obi in Abuja and John Shikla...
Tuesday - 24th October, 2017
Monday - 23rd October, 2017
Court Order on Forfeiture of Monies Not Linked to BVN Unsettles Banks
There was disquiet in the banking sector at the weekend following a Federal High Court ex parte orde...
Sunday - 22nd October, 2017
3 Borno LGAs Inaccessible, Many Others Partially Accessible
The United Nations has said in spite of efforts by the Nigerian military to contain the menace of te...
Friday - 20th October, 2017
Intels’ Volpi Apologises to NPA, Says Company Will Comply with TSA Policy
The founder and majority shareholder of Intels Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s oil and gas logistics gi...
Thursday - 19th October, 2017
Wednesday - 18th October, 2017
Presidency Lobbies Senate C’ttee, Seeks Soft Landing for Baru
Damilola Oyedele in Abuja There are indications that the presidency has initiated moves to ...
Tuesday - 17th October, 2017
Shell Executives Charged in Italy over Malabu Deal
Senior Royal Dutch Shell executives have been charged in Italy for their role in an alleged vast “...
Monday - 16th October, 2017
No Plan to Bequeath Unserviceable Debts to Nigerians, Says Adeosun as Concerns Mount
Despite mounting concerns and the warning by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) of the heightened...
Sunday - 15th October, 2017
Akande’s Comment on APC Presidential Ticket His Personal Opinion
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said the...
Saturday - 14th October, 2017
Igbo Leaders Storm Presidential Villa, Allege Marginalisation of South-east
Igbo leaders, led by Deputy Senate President, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu and the PresidentGeneral of Ohanaez...
Friday - 13th October, 2017
At APC South West Leadership Meeting, Akande Says Presidential Ticket Open to All
The South-west governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), National Assembly members, m...
Thursday - 12th October, 2017
IN RECOGNITION OF NIGERIAN HEROES...
L-R: Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Aisha Alhassan; wife of the Minister of ...
Wednesday - 11th October, 2017
FG Voids NPA, Intels Pilotage Agreement
The federal government has directed the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to terminate the boats pilota...
Tuesday - 10th October, 2017
Kachikwu’s Board Effectively Redundant
Ejiofor Alike in Lagos and Chineme Okafor in Abuja with agency report One week after a memo...
Monday - 9th October, 2017
In Political Realignment, Atiku, Jonathan Meet over 2019 Presidency
The push to get former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) and...
Sunday - 8th October, 2017
Kaduna Will Support Buhari in 2019
Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State declared yesterday in Kaduna, the state capital, that the le...
Saturday - 7th October, 2017
Kachikwu Meets Buhari, Keeps Mum as Ba ru Meets Os in ba jo
The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday met with President Muhammadu Buhari...
Friday - 6th October, 2017
No Pending Foreign Loan Request
Contrary to the impression created by the executive that the implementation of the capital component...
Thursday - 5th October, 2017
Senate to Probe Baru over $24bn Contract Awards, Insubordination
Following the dust raised over the letter written by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, ...
Wednesday - 4th October, 2017
In Leaked Letter, Kachikwu Accuses Baru of $24bn Contract Award Without Due Process
In continuation of the supremacy battle between the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. I...
Tuesday - 3rd October, 2017
NJC Sets up Panels to Probe 15 Judges for Corruption
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has said that fifteen judges including two chief judges are bein...
Monday - 2nd October, 2017
CELEBRATING NIGERIA AT 57…
President Muhammadu Buhari (third left), flanked by L-R: The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok...
Sunday - 1st October, 2017
Calls for Restructuring Inspired Divisive Agitations
President Muhammadu Buhari has said recent calls for restructuring provided avenue for “highly irr...
Saturday - 30th September, 2017
IPOB Leader, Kanu, Not in Our Custody, DHQ Insists
Following the growing concerns about the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafr...
Friday - 29th September, 2017
Kano, Katsina, Nasarawa Reject Restructuring, Devolution of Power
Kano, Katsina, Nasarawa and Jigawa States have expressed support for a strong and united nation, eve...
Thursday - 28th September, 2017
NJC Appoints Justice Ayo Salami to Head Monitoring C’ttee on Corruption Cases
The National Judicial Council (NJC), under the chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Ju...
Wednesday - 27th September, 2017
Emefiele Defends Quantitative Easing, Says CBN is Not Overfunding Govt
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has defended the Bank’s funding of...
Tuesday - 26th September, 2017
FG Open to Divestment of 40% Shares in Discos, Says Fashola
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Monday, stated that the federal ...
Monday - 25th September, 2017
HONOURING JUSTICE OGUNTADE…
L-R: Former Supreme Court Justice, now Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Justice Geo...
Sunday - 24th September, 2017
MARKETING BAYELSA TO THE WORLD…
Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson (right) exchanging pleasantries with Chairperson of the Congr...
Saturday - 23rd September, 2017
ROYAL HONOUR FOR OSHIOMHOLE…
R-L: Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State; Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal; Chairman/Editor-in...
Friday - 22nd September, 2017
France Denies Domiciling IPOB’s Financial HQ, Supports Nigeria’s Unity
France has denied the allegation made by the federal government that the financial headquarters of t...
Thursday - 21st September, 2017
Court Formally Proscribes IPOB, Designates It Terrorist Organisation
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has proscribed the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Niger...
Wednesday - 20th September, 2017
BACK ON THE GLOBAL STAGE...
President Muhammadu Buhari addressing world leaders at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in N...
Tuesday - 19th September, 2017
Buhari Takes Heat off Nigerian Army, Signs Proclamation Proscribing IPOB
Olawale Olaleye in Lagos, Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt, Damilola Oyedele, Paul Obi in Abuja, Moham...
Monday - 18th September, 2017
FATF Threatens to Suspend Its Mission to Nigeria
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has threatened to suspend its high-level mission visit to Nig...
Sunday - 17th September, 2017
With Rising Agitation, N' Assembly to Revisit Devolution of Powers Bill
There are indications that the devolution of powers bill, which suffered a devastating defeat in the...
Saturday - 16th September, 2017
Friday - 15th September, 2017
Soldiers to Withdraw from Abia Streets Today, Says Ikpeazu, Army Differs
Omololu Ogunmade, Paul Obi in Abuja, Emmanuel Ugwu in Umuahia, Seriki Adinoyi in Jos and Christopher...
Thursday - 14th September, 2017
WOMAN OF THE MOMENT...
Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs. Aisha Alhassan (left), and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, at the Fede...
Wednesday - 13th September, 2017
Abia Govt Imposes Curfew on Aba After Soldiers, IPOB Clash
Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt, Emmanuel Ugwu in Umuahia, Damilola Oyedele and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in A...
Tuesday - 12th September, 2017
If Given Chance to Rule Nigeria, I’ll Fight Corruption Like Never Before
With another electioneering season just a few months away, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has ...
Monday - 11th September, 2017
HURRICANE IRMA TAKES ITS TOLL…
The rough waters where the Miami River meets Biscayne Bay show the full effects of Hurricane Irma wh...
Sunday - 10th September, 2017
The Atiku Challenge
Even the politically naïve can tell that the tempo of political discourse is gradually scal...
Saturday - 9th September, 2017
Stop Dividing Our Party with False Statements, APC Tells Atiku
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned leaders of the party, especially former vice presiden...
Friday - 8th September, 2017
FORCE OF NATURE...
A car flung onto its roof by the force of Hurricane Irma in the French island of St Martin, and boat...
Thursday - 7th September, 2017
Non-Academic Varsity Unions Join ASUU, Doctors, Start Strike Monday
There is no end in sight to the industrial action in the social services sector in the country, as t...
Wednesday - 6th September, 2017
Despite Exiting Recession, FG Admits Growth Remains Fragile
The federal government’s reaction yesterday to the news of Nigeria’s emergence from the economic...
Tuesday - 5th September, 2017
Finally, Nigeria Exits Recession, Reports 0.55% GDP Growth in Q2
After contracting for five consecutive quarters, the Nigerian economy has finally exited the recessi...
Monday - 4th September, 2017
Enough is Enough, Osinbajo Tells Separatist Agitators
Omololu Ogunmade, Wale Ajimotokan in Abuja and Gboyega Akinsanmi in Lagos Vice-President Ye...
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