Emergency rule ploy to rig 2015 polls – APC

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi & Umar Muhammad Puma.  Senate still undecided on extension  Summons service chiefs The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Oyegun, yesterday More...

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Emergency rule ploy to rig 2015 polls – APC

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi & Umar Muhammad Puma.  Senate still undecided on extension  Summons service chiefs The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), More...

Fintiri embezzled N 5.5bn state funds in 86 days, Adamawa govt alleges

Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri From Umar Dankano, Yola. The Adamawa state government has accused the administration of former Acting Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of embezzlement of state’s More...

FG slashes 2015 budget by N235bn

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi In reaction to the economic challenges which the crash of oil price from $110 per barrel to now $77 per barrel in the international market has triggered, More...

2015: Christian group supports Gumi’s call for Jonathan, Buhari not to contest

From Mohammad Ibrahim, Kaduna The recent call by Sheikh Ahmad Gumi for President Goodluck Jonathan and Former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari not to contest the 2015 election More...

2015: PDP better than opposition parties, says Jonathan

By Lawrence Olaoye President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday asserted that his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), remains a better political platform than the opposition More...

Why this FOI Act must not be killed

A Federal Court in Lagos ruled in late October that the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act passed by the National Assembly More...

The new thinking behind the anti-Boko Haram campaign

The news coming from the heartland of the five-year- old Boko Haram insurgency is good. Last week, the military, More...

Why consumers are not kings in Nigeria- CPC boss

Stories by Ayodele Samuel, Lagos The Consumer Protection Council (CPC), has urged Nigerian consumers to speak...

Beneficiaries of Sure-P protest in Ilorin

From Olanrewaju Lawal, Ilorin Beneficiaries of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) in Kwara state...

Access Bank, FMO sign $30m facility to support Women Empowerment Fund

From Ngozi Onyeakusi, Lagos In furtherance of its commitment to women empowerment and the creation of...

Troubled border: Cameroon under pressure from Boko Haram

Cameroon’s military are battling cross-border raids by Nigeria’s militant Islamist group Boko Haram, as More...

World toilet day and the need to tackle open defecation with proper education

Open defecation is said to be affecting a third of Africans. It meant that international focus should be on the continent..

In South Sudan, a warring elite deaf to peace

After months of talks and countless calls to end fighting and prevent famine, leaders appear no closer to ending rift. Despite..

Infrastructure: Indigenous contractors praise FCT Minister despite N1.2bn debit

Stories by Stanley Onyekwere Despite the huge 1.2 billion naira debt hanging on the neck of the Federal Capital More...

Respite as Karu Hospital begins handling patients with psychological, behavioural challenges

Respite has come the way of residents of Karu in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs as the Karu..

Joy, despair over development of 40,000 housing units for workers in Abuja

By Stanley Onyekwere with agency report Some workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have reacted with excitement and despair to..

Nigeria out of AFCON 2015

By Taofeek Lawal African Champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will not be in Equatorial Guinea next year to defend their..

World Diabetes Day: eat healthy, live healthy- WHO

By Doyin Ojosipe Experts have advised that only a healthy living life style could help prevent diabetes as such and help..

Let’s disband the military, let’s engage hunters

By Ali M. Ali. This sounds unkind. Disband a standing army? Who will then defend and protect us? Valid question. My..

Smart retirement strategies even without a pension

By Tim Parker Financial experts say you should plan for your retirement but as soon as you start trying to figure..