PDP Accuses APC Leaders Of Collecting N85 Billion Contract From Sanusi

  The Peoples Democratic Party PDP has fired back at the opposition All Progressive Congress APC, describing its leaders as patrons of corruption.Specifically, PDP accused...

Breaking News…Jonathan Sacks Bolaji Abdullahi, More Heads May Roll

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. President Goodluck Jonathan has fired minister of sports Mr. Bolaji Abdullahi. Sources told Newsinvestigators that more are likely to be sacked...

Jonathan Swears In New Ministers Today, Plans Cabinet Reshuffle

  There are strong indications that President Goodluck Jonathan may swear in the 11 new ministers recently approved by the Senate today just as he planned...

Pipeline Vandalism: Kuku Calls For A Return To Pipeline Protection Program

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Kinsley kuku has urged for the reintroduction of the Pipeline...

We Are Not Competent To Probe NNPC – Says EFCC, ICPC

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, have said that the anti-corruption agencies lack...

How Police Commander Conspired With Criminals to Siphon Crude Oil – EFCC Witness

A witness in the on-going trial of Dodo Chilla Bulus, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, has told the court how the commander of Task Force...

Inadequate Funding For Police May Affect Police Performance In 2015 Elections – Senator Igwe

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja The Senate Committee on Police Affairs has warned that inadequate funding in the 2014 budgetary allocations to the Police may impact...

Tambuwal, Obasanjo In Secret Parley

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, on Sunday paid a visit to Abeokuta where he met with former President Olusegun...

Senate Minority Leader Condemns Sanusi’s Suspension

  The nation has yet again been confronted with another act by the President, which is inimical to good governance and the rule of law with the...

Emefiele, Adelabu To Replace Sanusi, Lemo

Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Bank Plc has been named as the replacement for the suspended Governor of the Central...

Sanusi Suspended, Dr Sarah Alade Is Acting CBN Gov

...Names of Successors Sent To Senate The Governor of Central Bank (CBN), Mr. Sanusi Lamido has been suspended from office. Presidency quoted reports of the financial...

Mark Tasks Committees To Expedite Work On PIB, Malabu Oil Deal

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Senate has ordered its committees handling the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and the controversial sale of OPL 245 to Malabu Oil...

Jonathan Appoints New Chief Of Staff

The Presidency has announced the appointment of Brig-General Jones Oladehinde Arogbofa (rtd.) as the new Chief of Staff to President Goodluck Jonathan. Arowogbofa replaced Mark...

Mark Mourns Balat, Says He Was A Shinning Light

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark has mourned the death his former colleagues Senator Isaiah who died on Tuesday at...

Boko Haram: Army Urges Public For Timely Information On Insurgents

   The Nigerian Army has called on Nigerians to provide timely information to security agencies in order to forestall attacks by the Boko Haram Islamic...

Oil Marketers Deny Bribing NNPC Officials

The National President of Independent Petroluem Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN),Alhaji Aminu  Abdul kadir has described  allegations that its members bribed officials of the Oil ministry...

PDP Vs Reps: Feb 21 Fixed For Adoption Of Summons

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday fixed Feb. 21 for the adoption of originating summons and for ruling on the preliminary...

Sanusi Insists $10.8billion Is Unremitted …He Is Crying Foul Where None Exists -NNPC

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) has maintained that the alleged missing 10.8 billion dollars was not missing afterall but that the...

Breaking News: Jonathan Sacks Oduah, Orubebe, 2Others

Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. Barely 48 hours after the sack of the his Chief of Staff, report reaching us indicates that President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked four...

Reps: PDP Regains Majority As APC Loses 5members to PDP

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. ..as PDP loses one member to APC The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has regained its majority status in the House of Representatives as...

Oghiadomhe Resigned, Not Sacked -Abati

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, has said that former Chief of Staff to the President, Mr....

Breaking News: Jonathan Sacks Chief of Staff ?

Unconfirmed report just reaching us said the Chief of Staff to the President Mr. Mike Oghiadomhe has been relieved of his appointment. Information on the...

Omisore Flags Off Governorship Campaign In Style, says Aregbesola’s a tyrant

Senator Iyiola Omisore on Saturday at Freedom Park, Oshogbo, Osun State capital flagged off his campaign to contest for the state’s governorship election under...

Jonathan Appoints New Advisers, DG’s Others, Agwai, Niboro Make List

By Olusegun Emannuel, Abuja. The Presidency has announced the appointment two new special advisers and directors general for the Nigerian Television Authority, Federal Radio Corporation...

Defection Saga: Decampee Senators Await Mark’s Verdict Next Tuesday

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The 11 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators who have indicated their intention to quit their party for the All Progressive Congress...

Sanusi Recants, Insists $20 Billion Dollar Is Missing

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja The Governor of the Central Bank Mr. Sanusi Lamido, has offered fresh insight into the allegedly missing oil money, insisting that...

Breaking News: Atiku Decamps Again, Joins APC

Former Vice President, Mr. Atiku Abubakar has finally resigned from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and formally joined All Progressive Congress APC. Abubakar's resignation came after weeks of...

Mark Vows To Canvass Constitutional Role For Traditional Rulers

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, yesterday vowed to continue to advocate for the inclusion of constitutional roles for the...

PDP Crisis Is Coming To An End -Mark

President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has said that the crisis plaguing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is abating even as he called...

Jonathan Denies Reported Reasons On Sacking of Service Chiefs, Says It’s Mischevious

The presidency has denied media reports credited to President Goodluck Jonathan that the former service chiefs were relieved of their appointments because of “unhealthy...

DP commends Senate for Confirming New Service Chiefs, Says It’s A Triumph Of Nationalism

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the Senate for going ahead to thoroughly screen and clear the new Service Chiefs in spite...

11 Senators Defect To APC

Eleven Senators of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in the Senate have defected to the opposition All Progressive Congress APC. The defection happened less than...

2015 : PDP Ruled Out Automatic Tickets For Members

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Adamu Muazu, has said that the party will not give automatic tickets to its...

Declare Your Ambition Now Akpabio Tells Jonathan

Chairman of the PDP-Governor's Forum and Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Godswill Akpabio, has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to declare his ambition to contest...

El-Rufai Regains Freedom

After hours of interrogations by the Department of State Services, (DSS) former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory and Interim Deputy National Secretary of...

El-Rufai Surrenders To SSS, In Company Of APC Chieftains

Former minister of the Federal Capital Territory and Interim Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressive Congress APC , Mr. Nasir El-Rufai, has finally...

Kwara: PDP Stakeholders Plot To Whittle Saraki’s Grip On Power

Politicians under the auspices of   the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stakeholders in Kwara State, have commenced plans to challenge the Saraki political dynasty in...

APC Directs Lawmakers To Block 2014 budget, Nominee Lists…They Are Anarchists Says PDP

The opposition All Progressives Congress has asked its members in the National Assembly to block all executive bills including the 2014 Appropriation Bill...

Davos: Jonathan Calls For Inclusive Economic Growth, Intra-Africa Trade

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday urged African governments to accord the greater priority to promotion of inclusive economic growth on the continent through wealth creation...

Ministerial List: Jonathan Submits Gusau, Obanikoro, Wali And 9 Others Senate Screening

President Goodluck Jonathan has forwarded the names of the 12 ministerial nominees to the Nigerian Senate for screening and possible confirmation. The senate President, Sen....

Decampee Senators: Mark Makes Pre-emptive Move,May Declare Boroffice Seat Vacant

Plots by some senators to defect this week may have suffered some setbacks as strong indications emerged that the President of the Senate, Sen....

Adamu Muazu Emerged As PDP National Chairman

Former Governor of Bauchi State, Mr. Adamu Muazu has emerged as the new national chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party PDP Muazu's candidacy was...

Gov. Obi Is Now APGA National Leader, BOT Chairman

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has appointed Gov. Peter Obi of Anambra as its national leader and Chairman of its Board of Trustees (BOT). The Obi who...

Jonathan Announces Tukur’s Resignation, New PDP Chairman To Emerge Next Monday

President Goodluck Jonathan has announced the resignation of Mr. Bamanga Tukur as National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). The announcement put paid...

Breaking News: Jonathan Sacks Nigeria’s Military Chiefs, Air Marshal Badeh Now CDS

President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked Nigeria’s service chiefs and appointed new ones. Presidential spokesperson, Reuben Abati, made the disclosure in a message on his twitter handle...

Breaking News…PDP Caucus Ratifies Tukur’s Resignation

The National Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP has ratified the resignation of the party’s National Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. This is to...

Jonathan Signs Bill Banning Same Sex Marriage, US Cries Foul

President Goodluck Jonathan has signed into law a bill banning gay marriage and same-sex partnerships in Nigeria, just as the United States expressed concern...

Former Isreali PM, Ariel Sharon Dies At 85- BBC

Former Israeli Prime Minister and of the country's most controversial figure, Mr Ariel Sharon has died after after a protracted illness. According to a BBC report...

Keyamo Demands Sack of Service Chiefs, Issues 14-Day Ultimatum

Lagos lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo has called for the removal of the three Service Chiefs appointed last year by President Goodluck Jonathan, citing an...

Missing $10.8bn Controversy: NNPC Accuses Media of Misinformation, Sensationalism

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC has taken swoop on the Nigeria media urging it to avoid misinformation and sensationalism in the reportage of...

Omisore Blasts Aregbesola Over Creation of 27 New Local Council In Osun

Former Deputy Governor and Gubernatorial Aspirant in Osun state, Senator Iyiola Omisore has faulted the creation of additional 27 Local Council and the introduction...

“Don’t Be Deceived, We Are Fighting Religious War” -Shekau

The leader of the outlawed Boko Haram sect and perhaps the most wanted in Nigeria history, Abubakar Shekau yesterday said they are in total submission...

FCDA Officer, Mohammed Held Over Abuja Land Scam

 A staff of the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, Mrs Hajara Egbra, and one other person have been held in Lagos by the Special Fraud...

Breaking News: Primate Peter Akinola Kidnapped In Abeokuta

Retired Primate of the Anglican Church of Nigeria and former President of the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN, Peter Akinola has been kidnapped. Primate Akinola...

Jonathan Replies Obasanjo…alleges threat to his life, says Obj letter sets stage for subversion

The crisis between President Goodluck Jonathan and his estranged political god-father, former President Olusegun Obasanjo assumed a dangerous dimension on Sunday as Jonathan in...

Charge Obasanjo For Anti-Party Now, Says Ameh Ebute

  Former President of the Senate, Mr. Ameh Ebute has hit back at former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his controversial letter to President Goodluck Jonathan,...

2011 Christmas Day Bombing: Kabiru Sokoto Bags Life Imprisonment

Kabiru Umar (a.k.a.) Kabiru Sokoto, the mastermind of the 2011 Christmas Day Bombing of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Madalla, Niger State, has been sentenced to life imprisonment. A Federal High...

Shun Bribe-For-Promotion, Jonathan Warns Civil Servants

...Swear In New Perm Secs  President Goodluck Jonathan has warned that the Federal Civil Service would be breeding corrupt officers if it engages in bribe...

Atiku, APC Leaders In Crucial Meeting

The National Leadership of the opposition All Peoples Congress (APC) and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, are in crucial meeting in Abuja. National Chairman of...

Developing Story: 37 PDP Reps Decamp To APC

...leadership change imminent Thirty seven members of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in the House of Representatives have announced their defection to the All Progressive...

Breaking News: Explosion Hits Rivers Deputy Governor’s Office

There was pandemonium in and around the Rivers State Government Office, Port Harcourt Tuesday as the Deputy Governor's wing was hit by explosion from...

Presidency Denies Training Snipers, Denounces Call For Impeachment

The Presidency has denied allegations that the Jonathan administration is training about 1,000 snipers ahead of 2015 elections, just as it described the opposition's...

Bury Your 2015 Ambition: Obasanjo Writes Jonathan

...says corruption stinks around him warns that nation is going adrift accuses him of backing non-PDP governors cations against confab FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has written a letter...

Presidency Fires Back At Tambuwal, Says Comment Is Unfortunate

The Presidency has denied allegations that President Goodluck Jonathan is encouraging corruption by turning blind eyes to cases of corruption in his government. Presidential Spokesman...

Group F World Cup Draw: FIFA Dismisses Rigging Allegation

 Federation of International Football Association FIFA has denied acussation that the world cup draw for Brazil 2014 which places Argentina in group f was...

Mandela Burial: Jonathan’s Name Not In The List Of Speakers

Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan may not be among the dignitaries to speak at the occasion lined for the burial of the late South African...

Post-Apartheid South Africa: Nigeria Deserves Better Treatment, Says Fashola

…Urges Leaders to Emulate Mandela. Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola yesterday lamented the hostile attitude of South Africa towards Nigerian  despite the nation’s immense support...

Mandela Came, Identified His Mission And Fulfilled It – NLC

 The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has extolled the virtue of the late South African icon Dr. Nelson Mandela who passed away last Thursday at...

Nelson Mandela is dead

South Africa's anti-aparthied hero and one of the world's most revered political icon of the 20th century Dr. Nelson Mandela is dead. South Afrca President,...

We Have Met ASUU’s Condition -FG

The Presidency yesterday insisted it has met all demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) saying there was absolutely no reason for...

ASUU Strike: FG Extends Ultimatum For Varsity Lecturers

The Federal Government on Tuesday extended its deadline for striking university lecturers to resume work. The deadline was moved from December 4 to December 9. The government had last...

FG Orders Immediate Re-opening Of Varsities

The federal government has taken a hard stance on the protracted strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU as...

Developing story: Late Rep Member Used Viagra -Report…NASS Suspends Sitting

The two Chambers of the House of Representatives and Senate yesterday suspended its sitting in honour of the late Raphael Nomiye who died last...

Five Governors Decamp To APC, Babangida, Lamido Opt Out

  After weeks of indecision, the aggrieved governors and other members of Alhaji Kawu Baraje’s breakaway faction of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP have merged...

Tension Mounts In Shendam Over Sunday Invasion

  Palpable fear enveloped Kuka village and its environs even as armed  military have been deployed to maintain peace in Shendam Local Council Area of...

SURE-P Fund Controversy: Christopher Kolade Resigns

Chairman of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme, Mr  Christopher Kolade,  has resigned his appointment. A news report monitored on a private television station in...

REVEALED: Rep Died During Sex With Female Banker

Fresh revelations emerging on the sudden death of a member of the House of Representatives from Ilaje/Ese-Odo federal constituency, Hon Raphael Nomiye indicated that...

Ondo Rep Slumps, Dies In Abuja

A member representing Ilaje/Ese-Odo federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Raphael Nomiye slumped and died at his resident in Abuja last night. Details...

Jonathan Is Sick, On Admission At London Hospital

President Goodluck Jonathan could not attend the meeting with Nigeria’s Honorary International Investors’ Council (HIIC) holding in London due to ill health. Special Adviser to...

DSS Parades Kogi Varsity Don Who Recruits For Boko Haram

The Department of State Services, DSS, has paraded a university lecturer, Dr. Muhammad Nazeef Yunus, who allegedly acts as recruitment coordinator for the Boko...

Oyinlola Drags PDP To Court Over Suspension

 Embattled National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has filed a legal suit at a federal high court in Abuja challenging his last...

2014 Budget: Why Jonathan Rescheduled Presentation

Internal crisis rocking the ruling Peoples Democratic Party PDP, a calculated subterfuge by All Progressive Party APC among other interests which created a hostile...

INEC Declares Anambra Guber Election Inconclusive

THE Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has declared Saturday's governorship election in Anambra State inconclusive, just as it  says a supplementary election would hold before...

“Lamido Sons Are Still Being Interrogated” -EFCC

 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has said that it has not yet concluded investigations on the allegations of financial improriety against the...

Presidency Denies Knowledge of $250m Bribe Allegation…challenges Lamido

The Presidency has denied any knowledge of bribe money allegedly collected by a serving minister, just as it challenged Governor Sule Lamido to name...

PDP Defends Suspension Of Oyinlola, Baraje, Jaja,..says It’s in line with party constitution

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP has defended the suspension of former Governor of Osun state, Mr. Olagunsoye Oyinlola and others,...

US Designates Boko Haram and Ansaru Terrorists

 After years of foot-dragging, the United States has formally designated the Islamist Insurgents Boko Haram and Ansaru as foreign terrorist organizations on Wednesday, bringing...

PDP Crisis: Baraje Resigns As Railway Board Chairman

The lingering crisis within the ruling Peoples Democratic Party PDP has taken a new twist as factional Chairman of the party, Alhaji Abubakar Kawu...

Iyayi Dies In Auto Crash With Kogi Governor’s Convoy

Former National President of the Academic Staff Union of University, Prof. Festus Iyayi has died in a ghastly car accident. Reports reaching NewsInvestigators indicate that...

Chime’s Mother-in-Law Wept As Daughter Arrives Home

Mother of the ailing Enugu State First Lady Mrs. Clara Chime yesterday, broke down in tears as her daughter returned home to her at...

PDP Crisis: Jonathan Meets With G-7 Governors Today

 There are strong indication the President Goodluck Jonathan may have finally acceded to request for a meeting by the seven warring governors of the...

I have Your Wife’s Mandate, Falana Insists

   Lagos lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, has insisted that the claim by the Governor of Enugu State,  Sullivan Chime, that he did not receive a...

Why My Wife Was Locked Up – Gov. Chime

Gov. Sullivan Chime of Enugu State has promised to continue to protect the integrity of his wife, Clara, in spite of campaigns against him. Speaking...

Nigeria May Not Achieve MDGs – Prof. Akinola

Nigeria's dream of achieving the Millennium Development Goals MDGs may not come true unless the country adopt a polycentric and poverty reduction strategy to...

At Last G7 Govs Set To Dump PDP, Consult OBJ, Shonekan, Danjuma

  Barely 24-hours after their meeting was disrupted in Abuja,  aggrieved governors of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP yesterday met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo...

Anambra Deaths: Ngige Calls For Investigation, arrest him now Umeh tells IGP

The Candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC, in the forth-coming governorship Election in Anambra state, Dr Chris Ngige has called for a full...

N255m BulletProof cars: Okonjo-Iweala Denies Granting Waivers

  Finance minister and coordinating minister for the economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has denied ever granting waivers for the importation of the controversial N255m armoured...

Crude Oil Theft: NNPC Admits Revenue Shortfall

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC Mr. Andrew Yakubu, has said that the spate of attacks on major crude oil...

2014 Budget: Jonathan To Present NASS Nov 12

President Goodluck Jonathan has notified the National Assembly of his intention to present the 2014 Appropriation bill to a joint session of the two...

Edo Pre-Conference Parley Fracas: Okurounmu Apologises..Nyiam Resigns

   The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on National Conference Mr. Femi Okurounmu has apologized to governor Adams Oshiomhole over the unruly behavior melted...

Nigeria’s Economy is Weak, Says CBN Deputy Governor

Ignatius Okpara, Enugu Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in charge of (Financial System Stability), Dr. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, has said that the nation’s...

Aviation Armored Car Mess: Groups demand Records of Purchase from NCAA

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Shift of Plateau LG Polls Ploy to Rig by PDP –APGA Candidate

Agabus Pwanagba A Chairmanship candidate under the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, Hon. Emmanuel Danboyi...

Behold Lagos’ New Head Of Service

Mrs. Josephine Oluseyi Williams, former Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Finance is now the 17th Head of Service of the Lagos State Public...

Stay Focused on the Trophy –Jonathan Tasks Golden Eaglets

The African Examiner President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Golden Eaglets on their stunning victory over their Mexican counterparts in the on-going Under-17 World Championships...

Kano Pillars Defends Titles, wins Nigeria Premier League

… Smile Home with 10 Million Naira By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu The 2013 GLOBACOM sponsored Nigeria premier league season on Sunday came to an end with...

Police Officers Beat Civil Defence Officer Publicly in Ondo

By Premium Times An officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) was on Saturday beaten in public by police officers in Ondo State. The incident,...

Kwara to Engage Youths in Agriculture

The African Examiner As part of measures to check growing unemployment, especially among youths, Kwara State Government says it will fully engage the youth in...

Solomon Lar Rebuffed Attempt To Stop Tambuwal from Becoming Speaker, Says Mantu

The African Examiner, Former Deputy Senate President, Alhaji  Ibrahim Mantu has disclosed how the pioneer chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and second republic...

Unfixing Tinubu’s Fixation About Jonathan’s National Confab

By Sufuyan Ojeifo  The cerebral Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, captured it succinctly in a recent interview wherein he described the proposed National...
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