Buhari To Revisit NNPC’s ‘Missing’ 20billion Dollars

Nigeria’s President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, says that his administration would revisit the allegation made by the former CBN Governor, Sanusi Lamido, that about 20billion dollars oil revenue was not remitted into the federation account. Retired General Buhari stated this while receiving delegates from Adamawa State.

South Africa Criticizes Nigerian Government For Recalling Its Envoys

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In a carefully worded response to the Nigerian Government for recalling its High Commissioner and his deputy from South Africa, the South African Government criticizes the move. It also subtly mentioned the FG’s failures by bringing up Boko Haram and the missing Chibok Girls The statement issued by the Department of

Lagos Records Highest Candidates For NCEE – NECO

The National Examination Council (NECO) has said that Lagos State recorded the highest number of candidates sitting for the 2015 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) with 25,437 pupils, while Borno State had the least with 55 candidates. The low number of candidates in Borno may be connected with insecurity in

Court Hands 266-Year Jail Sentence To Woman Over N8m Theft

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A female staff of a popular eatery has been charged and sentenced to 266 years imprisonment by an Ogun State High Court on Wednesday. A statement signed by the Head, Media & Publicity of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wilson Uwujaren, said the court found the convict guilty on

NUC Recognises Ondo State University Of Medical Sciences

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has on  Wednesday, recognised the Ondo State University of Medical Sciences, as the 139th university in the country. The development is coming as part of efforts to create more admission opportunities for qualified students seeking tertiary education in Nigeria.

Xenophobia: Obanikoro Summons S/Africa’s High Commissioner

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Musiliu Obanikoro has summoned South Africa’s High Commissioner, Lulu Mnguni to register Nigeria’s protest over the ongoing xenophobic attacks against fellow Africans in South Africa. Ambassador Obanikoro condemned the attacks on foreigners in South Africa, expressing concern over the fate of Nigerians

Kaduna State Government Commissions Disease Control Centre

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The Kaduna State Government has launched an Infectious Disease Control Centre (IDCC) as part of efforts to tackle the challenges of emerging and re-emerging diseases in the state. The State Deputy Governor, Nuhu Bajoga, representing the Governor at the commissioning ceremony, said that Kaduna state is fully prepared and well

Debts Hurdle Awaits Buhari, In-coming Governors

As the handover date beckons, one of the major challenges that will confront the president-elect, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), and 20 or 21 new governors is the level of debt the out-going administrations will leave behind. According to the Debt Management Office (DMO), the federal government has a stock of

Nigeria To Urgently Recall Envoy From South Africa?

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The House of Representatives has asked the federal government and current leader of the country Goodluck Jonathan to immediately recall Nigeria’s high commissioner from South Africa, threatening that Nigeria will no longer tolerate the killing of its citizens.

When Chibok Girls Will Be Rescued – Sambo Dasuki

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Col. Sambo Dasuki, the National Security Adviser (NSA) retired, on the anniversary of the kidnaping of the Chibok girls has assured Nigerians that the federal government was making every effort to enable that the girls along with every other Nigerian kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists are freed.

Ambode Victory Speech Will Make You Proud

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Newly elected Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said he needs PDP’s governorship candidate, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, and others who contested against him to join hands with his administration to build the state.

FG Moves MDAs’ Capital Accounts To CBN

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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

Federal Legislator To Pursue Nasarawa Peace Deal

The Senator-elect of Nasarawa south senatorial district, Mr Salihu Egyegbola, has been speaking on how to ensure the full resettlement of his people as a result of last year’s communal crisis in the state. Senator Egyegbola advocated the option of peaceful dialogue in resolving the impasse, given that the two tribes

Minister Of Works, Mike Onolememen Visits Bayelsa

The Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, has visited Bayelsa State to commission the Mbiama/Igbogene dual carriage way that was embarked upon by the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA), as well as flag off the Bayelsa Palm/Elebele/Imiringi road, which has been awarded to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for a

Patience Jonathan Takes Campaign To Oyo State

As campaigns wind to a halt across the country, Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, has called on women and youths in Oyo State to leverage on Federal Government’s programmes to enhance their living standard and improve productivity. Addressing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members on Wednesday at the Obafemi

The Reduction In Electricity Tariff

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A few weeks ago, the Federal Government, through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, announced a 50 percent reduction in electricity tariff in the country. This is commendable, but the reduction has created many doubts. The Chairman of NERC, Dr Sam Amadi, in announcing the new tariff, said the decision

Military To Announce Dramatic “Rescue” Of Chibok Girls

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With 4 days to the presidential election, the military authorities are under pressure to announce a dramatic but false rescue of the Chibok girls as a means of boosting President Jonathan’s chances in the coming poll.