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18 Mar 2015
Though the late Afrobeat maestro, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, years ago, sang Water no get enemy, there is today a community in Lagos where water is an archenemy. In fact, in that community, the song on everybody’s lips is Rain! Rain! Go away, come back another day! The community is the Orile-Agege community, comprising the streets of Oko-Oba, Alaramimo, Alexandra, Egbatedo, Adelekan, Shoritire Close and Egbatedo in Orile Agege Local Council Development Area (LCDA).
18 Mar 2015
THE National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), Bashir Yusuf Ibrahim, has reacted to a press conference on Monday by a group of PDM members in which they declared their support for President Goodluck Jonathan.
18 Mar 2015
PRESIDENTIAL candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), yesterday clarified why he had avoided going into a debate session with President Goodluck Jonathan on issues surrounding the governance of the country.
18 Mar 2015
LAGOS State University (LASU) workers, under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff of Universities (NASU), have called on the LASU Visitor, Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola, to urgently appoint an acting vice chancellor.
18 Mar 2015
THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)‎ yesterday said the fight against corruption in the country had yielded more positive results during the President Goodluck Jonathan administration than his predecessors.
18 Mar 2015
THE former Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Justice Mustapha Akanbi (rtd), has described any plan to remove the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, as a keg of gunpowder dangerously preparing for an explosion.
18 Mar 2015
THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) did not receive N1.329 trillion from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the period covering 2009 and 2011 as erroneously painted by the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Subsidy Regime, Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke has said.
18 Mar 2015
President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday chided critics of the nation’s military over the anti-terrorists operations in the North east, saying any leader who ropes in the armed forces in the politics of gaining political power to govern the country is reckless. According to him, rather than denigrating and dressing the military in any political garb, men of the armed forces should be appreciated by all Nigerians and be insulated from politics.
18 Mar 2015
FOLLOWING complaints from consumers, particularly industrial users, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has reduced electricity tariff. The commission yesterday issued a new order invalidating the special review it did under the Multi Year Tariff Order (MYTO 2.1) which took effect January 1, 2015.
17 Mar 2015
Switzerland will return to Nigeria some $380 million (360 million euros) linked to ex-dictator Sani Abacha, Geneva's public prosecutor said Tuesday, adding that it was closing a 16-year case on the funds.
17 Mar 2015
Pope Francis on Tuesday hailed the bravery of Nigerian priests who have stood strong in the face of Boko Haram violence and worked to build bridges with the Muslim community.
17 Mar 2015
Nigeria's aviation authorities said on Tuesday that they had removed the body of a stowaway discovered in the undercarriage of an aircraft flying from Lagos to New York.

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