Reps accuse FG of N16tr extra-budgetary spendings

Allegation politically motivated, figures completely wrong – Okonjo Iweala By Umar Muhammad Puma with agency report The House of Representatives has accused President More...

Polls: Court rejects bid to stop use of card readers

By Ai’sha Biola Raji with agency report Federal High Court in Abuja has refused an application filed by four political parties seeking to restrain the Independent National More...

Niger Speaker defies court order, walks out defected members

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna. The Niger State All Progressive Congress has said that Hon. Abdullahi Nazeer member representing Rijau constituency was still disallowed from the More...

Leave Jega alone, Ibadan community tells Jonathan

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna Ibadan community under the auspices of Ibadan People Association (IPA) has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to leave the INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru More...

Oath-taking Allegation: Buhari Campaign threatens court action against PDP, Fani-Kayode

By Umar Muhammad Puma The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Campaign’s Director of Media and Publicity, Femi More...

Publish NNPC forensic audit report whole

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is yet again on the spotlight over the refusal of Federal Government More...

Cuba/US rapprochement: Triumph of pragmatism

Cuba has seen it all: the good, the bad, and the ugly. War, slavery, colonialism, tyranny, revolution and good More...

Oil marketers blame FG as fuel scarcity worsen, hits N150 per liter in Lagos, Ogun

From Ayodele Samuel, Lagos The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) yesterday blamed the Federal...

ICD, Afreximbank agree to cooperate in private sector development

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) the private sector arm of...

Kaduna Disco’s strides in improving power supply

By Etuka Sunday With the privatisation of Power Holding Company of Nigeria and the subsequent handing...

Ebola and Africa’s medicine men

Koly Beavogui, 80, an animist traditional healer With modern communication technology failing to halt the disease’s More...

Beautiful booty: The bronzes looted from Nigeria – and in one case returned

It’s an image that’s deeply ingrained in my memory. The dead body seemed unreal. It’s not a picture you can easily..

Can peoples’ general, Buhari mend a broken Nigeria?

According to a recent poll, an equal number of Nigerian voters—41%—fell on either side of the debate surrounding the postponement of..

Police boss tasks youth on peace

By Usman Shuaibu The new Police Area Commander, in charge of Abaji, Kuje, Kwali and Gwagwalada area councils More...

Residents bemoan extravagant weddings in Abuja

Some residents of Abuja said they discourage extravagant weddings because of the after effect on marriages, while others said affordability was..

“New entertainment levy to boost FCTA’s IGR with N15bn annually”

By Stanley Onyekwere Director, Economic Planning, Research and Statistics of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Isa Ari Mohammed, has reiterated..

Keshi quits Eagles job, agent confirms

By Albert Akota The agent to out of contract Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi, Emma Addo has confirmed that his client..

Fans contribute $430,000 to TLC for new album

TLC have raised $430,000 (£279,000) through Kickstarter to help fund their forthcoming fifth album, The Guardian reports. The group have smashed..


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Niger: Cry the ‘beloved power state’ (I)

Tuesday Column by Mohammed Adamu | 08035892325 (sms only) This piece rehashes a three-part piece titled ‘Talba: Now that the Storms..

Real estate businesses you can consider

Take home renovation classes Business overview ome renovations can no longer be classified as a method to improve a home in..