Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Nigerian Senate Wants CBN To Convert Lower Naira Notes Into Coins

The Central Bank of Nigeria should convert the country’s lower currency notes into coins to facilitate “highly repetitive” retail transactions, the Senate said Tuesday.

"Buhari Is Doing Well, He Will Win Presidential Election Again"; says Garba Shehu

The Presidency on Tuesday said if another presidential election were to be held today, President Muhammadu Buhari would still win like he did in 2015.

Nigeria Senate urges judiciary to re-visit law on rape, other sexual offences

The Senate has called on the judiciary to re-visit the law on all sexual offences, especially rape and domestic violence, to address the seriousness they bear. 

We must produce enough fuel by 2019 or I’ll resign — Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has vowed to resign if the country fails to attain self-sufficiency in the refining of petroleum products by

Monday, May 22, 2017

We’ll Resist Coup Plotters – Tinubu

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu says the nation will never allow the military to rule again, vowing that coup plotters will be

PDP Crisis: Supreme Court rules in favour of Makarfi faction

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application filed by a factional leader of

Sunday, May 21, 2017

FCTA suspends tenement rates collection

The Federal Capital Territory Administration IFCTA) has approved the temporary suspension of Tenement Rates collection.

Youths accuse Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, of neglect, bar him from wedding party

Senate Majority Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, was ordered back by angry youth in his constituency, making it impossible for him to attend a wedding ceremony at the Emir of Bade’s palace on Saturday.

Trump's FBI comments to Russians were aimed at cooperation: aides

U.S. President Donald Trump raised the firing of the FBI director in a meeting with Russia's foreign minister to explain why he had been unable to find areas of

Buhari, Yar’Adua and the sense of deja vu

As groups and individuals continue to claim that President Muhammadu Buhari’s health is deteriorating while his supporters say he’s getting better and, with the

Trump tells Middle East: step up in fight over 'Islamist extremism'

U.S. President Donald Trump called on Arab leaders to do their share to fight "Islamist extremism" on Sunday in a speech that put the burden on the region to combat militant

NIGERIA: Budget rigmarole exposes FG’s lethargy, unpreparedness, says PDP

The Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) reviewed the history of Budget crises that have characterised President Muhammadu

Nigeria: Senator disagrees with Ayade on legal option on Bakassi

Senator representing Cross River South Senatorial district, Gershom Bassey, has faulted Governor Ben Ayade and the people of Bakassi for adopting the legal options

Child-beggars have no place in Islam, Sultan of Sokoto says

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, said on Sunday that street begging by children has no basis in Islam and challenged those engaging in the act to find other

Okorocha's 2nd Son Graduates From American University With Double Honors

Gov. Rochas Okorocha's second son, Amen Amarachi, just graduate from American university. The governor and his wife were present at the graduation at Southern

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Ajimobi inaugurates commission to review Ibadan chieftaincy title

Oyo State Gov. Abiola Ajimobi, yesterday inaugurated a seven-man

Fear Of Coup: Retired Generals Warn Military To Stay Out Of Politics

Retired generals have backed the current democratic dispensation

Osinbajo bans touting at all ports, Apapa Port to run 24/7

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has directed the resumption of 24

Nurse lied over drugs he gave Adeleke, says Police forensic expert

Insists Police Must Get Autopsy Report Before Family
The Coroner inqu

Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump to Russian diplomats: Firing 'nut job' James Comey took 'great pressure' off me

President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting last week that his firing of "nut job" FBI Director James Comey had taken