Ending Fuel Scarcity

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For over three weeks now, Nigerians have had to grapple with another episode of fuel scarcity which has become a perennial problem for the country. Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) have been on strike to protest nonpayment of an outstanding subsidy claim of about N200 billion by the

Fuel Scarcity: Queues Heighten In Oyo State

May day celebrations across Nigeria is taking place amidst acute fuel scarcity and its attendant pains. In Ibadan the Oyo State capital, residents are having a really difficult time getting petrol as long queues are observed in the few filling stations where petrol is available.

BREAKING: Jonathan, Buhari’s Transition Committees Clash

A disagreement has broken out between the transition committees of President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari as the president accused the Buhari team of acting like a parallel government and trying to stampede the Jonathan administration out of office. Gen Muhammadu Buhari

Workers’ Day: Federal Government Declares May 1 Public Holiday

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The Nigerian authorities declared May 1, Friday, public holiday to mark the International Workers’ Day. The Federal Government represented by Abba Moro, the Minister of Interior, made the announcement on April 28, Tuesday, The Punch reports.

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.