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Oil Block: Reps demand cancellation of agreements with Shell on OPL 245

5 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The Nigerian House of Representatives wants a revocation of the OPL 245 oil block granted to Shell.

 

United States to train Nigeria's Security Agencies.

5 years ago /
Security 

The United States is set to train Nigeria's security agencies for the upcomiing 2015 elections. 

 

President Jonathan highlights role of Customs in the security of the country

5 years ago /
Politics  Security 

President Goodluck Jonathan says the Nigerian Customs Service has a key role to play in maintaining the security of Nigeria. 

 

KEROSENE SUBSIDY SCAM: Details of ongoing probe continue to confuse Nigerians

5 years ago /
Nation 

As revelations continue to emerge from the Senate Finance Committee’s hearing into the Central Bank of Nigeria’s allegation of $20 billion missing oil revenue. The issue at the forefront of public scrutiny is the kerosene subsidy. 

 

Venezuelan opposition leader wanted by the police for terrorism

5 years ago /
International News 

A Venezuelan opposition leader, wanted by police in connection with deadly street protests said on Sunday he will march with his supporters in the capital Caracas on Tuesday and that he is ready to face arrest if necessary.

President Goodluck Jonathan removes Stella Oduah, three others

5 years ago /
Politics 

Aviation minister, Stella Oduah has been removed from office along with three other ministers in a minor cabinet shake-up by President Goodluck Jonathan.

INEC calls on the media to be responsible in their reports

5 years ago /
Politics 

According to the electoral commission, unguarded utterances by political actors have had negative consequences on the politics of nations across the globe. In many cases, these utterances have resulted in violence.

Full details of the APC registration exercise in Ekiti

5 years ago /
Politics 

The registration of members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) across the 16 local governments in the state recorded a large turnout of party loyalists. The registration was led by the State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. 

Party leaders comment on 2015 election timetable

5 years ago /
Politics 

The APC raised an alarm that the early release of the 2015 election time table in which elections are to be placed was a collaborate work of the ruling PDP and the election commission to rig the 2015 election. Specifically, APC faults the scheduling of the presidential election as the first, a position the party said will spin a bandwagon effect in favor of the PDP. 

UNIMAID teaching Hospital Chief Medical Director says Maiduguri is like a war zone

5 years ago /
Health 

The chief medical director of the University of Maiduguri, Muhammed Bashir says there is urgent need for the federal government to  ensure better funding of the hospital to enable it improve facilities needed to deliver quality health care services, especially for bomb blast victims in Borno state.

Reactions follow the National Council of State meeting

5 years ago /
Politics 

In the past, meetings of the National Council of state, which is a purely advisory body, have been adjudged by the opposition as merely giving legitimacy to decisions of the president.

ASUP STRIKE UPDATE: ASUP insists on continuing strike

5 years ago /
Education 

There seems to be no end in sight to the ongoing strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP as the union has vowed to continue with the action until the federal government meets its demands.

Nigerian prisoners fight for their right to vote during 2015 elections

5 years ago /
Politics 

A case that will empower prisoners in Nigeria to vote during elections has been fixed for hearing on the 19TH of March 2014.

Federal government explains the practical aspects of the proposed national conference

5 years ago /
Politics 

Following the release of the modalities of the proposed national conference by the Federal government via the Secretary to the government of the federation, Pius Anyim, he spoke exclusively with AIT to explain the purpose of the conference as well as express his view on recent happenings in the political scene.

Minister of Aviation embarks on tour

5 years ago /
Transport  

The federal government says it plans to mainstream aviation as a leading contributor to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP in the 2014 fiscal year.

Security agencies issue strict warnings against electoral violence

5 years ago /
Politics  Security 

Nigerian youths have been told to shun violence and contribute to the process of producing leaders who will improve their lot.

INEC Chairman rebuffs critics

5 years ago /
Politics 

The chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega says the time table for the 2015 general election recently announced by INEC was informed by rational and logical consideration, not sentiment or ulterior motive.

NDDC offices in Imo to undergo renovation

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The executive director, projects, on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Tuoyo Omatsuli has advised contractors handling projects in the region to avoid undue delays and discrepancies by liaising with the commission’s state offices. 

FG promises to make necessary amendments to the SURE-P initiative

5 years ago /
Nation 

Speaking through the Minister of Labor and Productivity Emeka Wogu, President Jonathan said his administration is determined to impact positively on the infrastructural needs of the country. He urged the national assembly to expedite action on the 2014 budget stressing that the introduction of SURE-P is to mitigate the suffering of Nigerians.

Senators hail the appointment of the new service chiefs

5 years ago /
Politics 

Following the drama which ensued in the Nigerian senate over the failure of the deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, to read the letter of defection of 11 PDP Senators as was constitutionally demanded on the floor of the red chamber, the Senators went back to work, confirming quickly the appointment of the new service chiefs.