News

 

Federal government accuses Sanusi of financial recklessness and misconduct

5 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday forwarded the names of Godwin Emefiele as the new CBN Governor and Adekola Adelabu Adebayo as Deputy Governor to the Senate for confirmation

 

15 PEOPLE KILLED IN PAKISTANI ATTACKS

5 years ago /
International News 

Pakistani fighter jets have launched air strikes on suspected militant hideouts in the north-west, killing at least 15 people.

 

LATEST ON THE PHONE HACKING SCANDAL IN THE UK

5 years ago /
International News 

Former News of the World editor, Rebekah Brooks has been formally acquitted of one of the charges against her at the phone-hacking trial.

 

DETAILS OF EGYPTIAN JOURNALIST'S TRIAL

5 years ago /
International News 

The trial of three Al Jazeera journalists, held at Cairo’s Tora prison, began on Thursday

 

Tension spikes between China and Phillipines

5 years ago /
International News 

Australia urged claimants in the South China Sea to resolve disputes using dialogue and to maintain peace through a crucial trade route.

 

Sanusi reacts to his suspension, says he has no regrets

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

In a swift reaction to his suspension, Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi in a telephone interview to CNBC Africa has responded and made it very clear that he is very proud of his achievements during his tenure. He also was emphatic in his stance that he won’t be going back to the job but that he would be challenging his removal in court.

 

Why President Jonathan removed Sanusi Lamido as CBN Governor

5 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has forwarded the names of Godwin Emefiele as new CBN governor and Adekola Adelabu Adebayo as deputy governor to the senate for confirmation

 

NDDC set to commission 500-bed hostel at UNIBEN

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The NDDC is set to commission a 500-bed hostel at UNIBEN in the next four weeks as part of its pledge to increase development in the Niger Delta Region. 

 

Local industry sues for inclusion in $3.8billion project

5 years ago /
Nation 

A Nigerian indigenous firm, Lagos Offshore Logistics, LADOL, has dragged Samsung heavy industries of Korea, Total Upstream Nigeria limited and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, before a federal high court over an alleged plot to exclude it from the execution of the local component of the three point eight billion dollars EGMA floating production storage offshore, FPSO, vessel.

 

Paramilitary agencies request higher allocations

5 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Paramilitary services are complaining of inadequate funding as the Nigerian Senate urges more budgetary allocations for Paramilitary services. 

 

Court nullifies Amaechi's appointment

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has directed Governor Chibuike Amaechi to swear in the most senior State High Court judge as the next chief judge of Rivers state.

 

UKRAINE CRISIS: DEATH TOLL RISES TO 25

5 years ago /
International News 

Police in the Ukrainian capital Kiev have launched a fresh attack on anti-government protesters as the death toll in renewed clashes has climbed to 25.

 

Jigawa Golden stars to pay N1million fine for poor crowd control

5 years ago /
Sports  

The management of the Nigeria National league has slammed a fine of one-million-naira on Jigawa’s Golden Stars for crowd trouble.

 

President Goodluck Jonathan donates N50million to Football Supporters Club

5 years ago /
Sports  

President Goodluck Jonathan has donated fifty-million-naira to the Nigerian Football Supporters club worldwide to prosecute the 2014 FIFA world cup in Brazil.

 

Senate passes National Health Bill

5 years ago /
Health 

After series of debates and adjournments, the Nigerian senate has finally passed the National Health bill 2014. The bill seeks to provide a framework for regulating healthcare services in Nigeria and other related matters.

 

Nigerian Police officers to receive training from Pakistani agencies

5 years ago /
Security 

The first batch of ten police officers will soon leave Nigeria for Pakistan to undergo extensive training on counter terrorism, counter insurgency as well as bomb diffusion and disposal.

 

Boko Haram claims responsibility for the killing of renowned scholar

5 years ago /
Security 

The Boko haram insurgency group has claimed responsibility for the assassination of the Sheik Muhammed Awwal Albani, leader of Nigeria’s Salafi group two weeks ago in Zaria.

 

Northern governors ask for more security operatives in the region

5 years ago /
Security 

The Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu has called on the Federal Government to deploy more security personnel with superior equipments to the states affected by Boko Haram attacks. 

 

Does the FG know those behind Boko Haram?

5 years ago /
Security 

Boko Haram was founded in 2001 by the late Muhammed Yusuf with the intention of putting an end to Western education and to Islamise Nigeria; the group remained in the background until the Federal Government in 2009 investigated its activities. 

 

Shettima, others criticise Okupe's claims on Boko Haram

5 years ago /
Security 

Following the statements made by the Governor of the embattled Borno state, Kashim Shettima, showing a lack of confidence in the ability of the nation’s security forces to defeat Boko Haram, the SSA to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe quickly issued a statement dismissing Shettima’s concern.