Residents of Kaduna State, north west Nigeria, have been battling with the scarcity of petrol across the state as they decry its effect on economic activities in the state. The non availability of the product has created long queues at many filling stations across the state as independent marketers and
The Federal Government has explained why President Goodluck Jonathan decided to suspend the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Danjuma Sheni, instead of dealing with the minister, Ambassador Aminu Wali.
Major petroleum marketers in Nigeria have warned of an impending scarcity of petrol if the Federal Government fails to pay their outstanding subsidy. Their warning came prior to the Finance Minister’s announcement that the government will pay the marketers their outstanding in 24 hours.
The fuel scarcity across the country may soon end as President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the Federal Government to pay oil marketers their outstanding claims for the importation of petroleum products. The scarcity of petrol follows the expiration of the three-day ultimatum given by the Major Oil Marketers Association of
The Federal Government has suspended the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign, Ambassador Danjuma Sheni, over the unauthorized recall of the Nigerian Ambassador to South Africa. Ambassador Danjuma Sheni
A Federal High Court in Abuja has set aside all actions and activities of the impeached former Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr Adewale Omirin and the All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers from November 21, 2014 till date. These include the purported commencement of impeachment proceeding and
Writing for Naij.com Hussain Obaro addresses the heart-piercing topic of orphans and vulnerable children whose number in Nigeria increases literally on a daily basis. How could Nigeria proclaim itself a “Giant of Africa” if millions of our children suffer from malnutrition and lack of love and care every day?
EDITOR’S NOTE: General Muhammadu Buhari emerged winner of the 2015 Nigeria presidential elections on 31st of March after failing three previous times in the same contest. Ever since his emergence as President-elect of Nigeria, the hopes of Nigerians have risen and their expectations are incredibly high.
Ibraheem Dooba, Naij.com guest contributor, brings forward the data released by the Nigerian Customs Service a week ago and explains how major rice importers in Nigeria deceive the government on millions of naira.
The Federal Government Of Nigeria has promised to make budgetary provisions for the Nigerian Navy before the end of the present administration of President Goodluck Jonathan. This is according to the Minister of State for Defence, Colonel Augustine Akobundu (rtd), who was on a familiarization tour to the various services of
The World Health Organization (WHO) has blamed the mysterious deaths of 18 people in a village in Ondo State, south-west Nigeria on pesticide poisoning. The WHO spokesperson, Gregory Haertl, said tests done so far at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) were negative for viral and bacterial infection, but revealled
Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan, has denied the allegations that the Presidency spent 2 trillion Naira on the 2015 general elections. In an interview with reporters on Sunday, Dr Reuben Abati, described the alleged two trillion Naira spent on the just conclude elections and
Ahead of the May 29 2015 handover date, a clique in the presidency is reportedly hurrying to complete the recruitment exercise of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) before the incoming administration take over. Secretary to the Federal Government, Anyim Pius Anyim chairs the committe in charge of the recruitment exercise
According to the latest information , the Federal Government successfully moved all the capital accounts of its Ministries, Departments and Agencies to the Central Bank of Nigeria. The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala confirmed the development in a statement and stated that the move would help the central bank to
The Federal Government, today, April 8, denied reports suggesting that the over 200 school girls kidnapped from Chibok community by members of Boko-Haram sect have been killed. Raad Zeid al Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees official, last week, said that the over 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by
Following yesterday’s announcement by the federal government directing the closure of all land and sea borders ahead of Saturday’s presidential elections, the government has come out to dismiss rumours about the closure of the Nigerian airspace.
The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu yesterday revealed that the Federal Government was trying to apprehend leaders of the APC, days before the election.