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9 Mar 2015
THE World Bank may have reneged on its commitment to fighting poverty when it reportedly admitted that it had failed to follow its own rules, according to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).
9 Mar 2015
THE Nigerian Army Monday commenced the trial of 22 officers, including a Brigadier-General after several postponements. Journalists were, however, barred from covering the trial, which took place amidst tight security at the 9 Brigade Officers Mess, Ikeja Military Cantonment, Lagos.
9 Mar 2015
Military allays fears of Nigerians  BOKO Haram’s pledge of allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) has become a source of concern to many Nigerians. The Northeast Nigeria-based terrorist group had, last Saturday, released an audio statement on its Twitter handle, pledging obedience to IS.   Though the sect hailed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of IS…
7 Mar 2015
• Card Readers Fail To Recognise Fingerprints • The Facts Have Spoken For Themselves – PDP • Service Chiefs, INEC Assure Of No Further Postponement  DESPITE the controversy over the deployment of electronic card reader machines for the conduct of the March 28 and April 11 elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the…
5 Mar 2015
THE Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Maj-Gen Mohammadu Buhari returned to the country Friday after spending some days in the United Kingdom (UK).   Buhari, who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 5:40 am aboard British Airways, acknowledged that during his stay in the UK, he took time off…
5 Mar 2015
SECURITY and intelligence circles in Abuja are not surprised about the news that one of the sons of a former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) (names withheld) has allegedly joined the Islamic terrorist group of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).   For them, it has been long in coming as the group…
4 Mar 2015
• NAFDAC, FDA alert on drug’s adverse effects  • Urge Nigerians to report cases to care provider REGULAR and indiscriminate intake of painkillers, especially Paracetamol, has been blamed for the rising cases of heart attacks, stroke and early death.   A study published Monday in the journal, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, found that patients…
3 Mar 2015
  • Jonathan orders payment of marketers • Raises N100b bond to pay pending subsidy claims • APC blames non-payment of sellers, graft • Queues will end this week, says NNPC  CONCERNED by the implications of the biting fuel crisis, President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the Finance Minister, Dr.  Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to pay all outstanding…
2 Mar 2015
INDICATIONS have emerged that politics of elections has displaced governance in all the states of the federation  and Abuja, the seat of power and federal bureaucracy.   Since the beginning of the year when the two major political parties —  the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) —  launched their national…
1 Mar 2015
FUEL scarcity, which suddenly hit major Nigerian cities, especially Lagos and Abuja, on Saturday continued yesterday, as long queues were observed in filling stations yesterday.      Expectedly, the APC Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCPCO) criticised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led Federal Government for failing to specifically ‘contain’ the scarcity in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)…
28 Feb 2015
• Ruling Party Insists On Tinubu Presidency Deal • APC Alleges Plot To Freeze Bank Accounts, Ground Aircraft • Group Dares Buhari To Chatham House Debate With Jonathan THE battle for the Presidency between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) is getting tougher and unregulated, as  both sides  begin…
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27 Feb 2015
  • Military Reclaims More Territories In Adamawa, Yobe • Recover Variety Of Arms, Ammunitions BARELY 24-hours after he paid a morale-boosting visits to troops fighting in the troubled states of Adamawa and Borno, President Goodluck Jonathan has assured that Nigerian soldiers would maintain the momentum they have built up in ongoing operations against Boko Haram…


The Nigeria team on Wednesday at the ongoing 10th FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica advanced to the quarter-finals in grand style.
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The Federal Government has begun plans for a special intervention to make land transportation more seamless for Nigerians, says the Minister of State for Transportation, Prince Ademola Adegoroye.
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Asake has taken to social media to show off his newly acquired mansion. The YBNL signee shared a picture of his new crib with the caption, "Went from hustling for free bedspace to investing in real estate 🏠."   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by 𝐌𝐫 𝐌$𝐧𝐞𝐲 (@asakemusic) Born Ahmed Ololade…
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The EFCC has tasked motor dealers to ensure compliance with regulations requiring registration and certification of their businesses by the Special Control Unit against Money Laundering (SCUML).
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Chinese troops will travel to Russia to take part in joint military drills, Beijing's defence ministry said.