World Health Body Declares Nigeria Ebola Free as Jonathan Hails WHO Clearance

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday officially declared Nigeria Ebola free country, even as President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan welcomes the declaration which came after 42 days without any incidence of the Ebola Virus Disease. President Jonathan dedicates the certification to the many patriotic health workers, volunteers and ordinary Nigerians who worked tirelessly, some of … Continue reading World Health Body Declares Nigeria Ebola Free as Jonathan Hails WHO Clearance

Court Rules on Ownership of Newswatch as Jimoh Ibrahim Applies for Stay of Execution

Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos on Monday nullified the Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) which transferred ownership of Newswatch Communications Limited to Global Media Mirror Limited owned by Lagos based businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim. However, the management of the publication is set to file for a stay of execution of the verdict Tuesday. … Continue reading Court Rules on Ownership of Newswatch as Jimoh Ibrahim Applies for Stay of Execution

President Jonathan Hails Ndigbo Contributions to National Devt

President Goodluck Jonathan has hailed the contributions of the Igbo people, otherwise referred to as Ndigbo in the local parlance, to the development of the country. In his message to the World Igbo Congress Day, held in Houston, Texas, USA last weekend, copy of which was made available to newsmen in Abuja Thursday by the … Continue reading President Jonathan Hails Ndigbo Contributions to National Devt

Jonathan Pledges to Implement National Conference Report

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday thumped his chest for organising a successful national dialogue, saying he meant well for the country and promised to implement the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference, which officially closed Thursday. The president made the pledge Thursday at the National Judicial Institute, NJI, ‎during the closing ceremony of the conference, … Continue reading Jonathan Pledges to Implement National Conference Report

Nigeria Football Federation’s Headquarters, Finance Department on Fire as Maigari Returns

Barely two days after the controversial return of Aminu Maigari, the embattled President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, the headquarters located in the Wuse Zone 7 District of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja has been engulfed by fire. The Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, who confirmed the incident said the cause of the fire outbreak … Continue reading Nigeria Football Federation’s Headquarters, Finance Department on Fire as Maigari Returns

I didn’t Join PDP Under Pressure – Ribadu

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has explained why he dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The former EFCC boss who ran for presidency in 2011 on the platform of the now rested Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, said the opposition party … Continue reading I didn’t Join PDP Under Pressure – Ribadu

Otti, Diamond Bank Boss, to Run For Abia Governorship in 2015

Ahead of 2015 general elections in Nigeria, the Managing Director of Diamond Bank, Alex Otti, has formally indicated his intention to contest the governorship of Abia State next year. In doing so, Oti warned that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) must discard the issue of zoning since it killed the principle in 2011 when it … Continue reading Otti, Diamond Bank Boss, to Run For Abia Governorship in 2015

Ebola: FG Confirms Nurse, 21 Others Quarantined in Enugu, 198 Under Surveillance in Nigeria

An additional twenty one persons including a nurse have been quarantined in Enugu state on a suspicion of likely infection with Ebola Virus Disease. Minister of Information Labaran Maku told State House Correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting that the affected nurse had primary contact with the late Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, who brought the … Continue reading Ebola: FG Confirms Nurse, 21 Others Quarantined in Enugu, 198 Under Surveillance in Nigeria

Simple Cure for EBOLA Monster Virus By Dr. Rima Laibo

Dr. Rima Laibow, Medical Director of the Natural Solutions Foundation, adamantly says there is a simple cure for the flesh-eating Ebola virus. She then adds that governmental and political powers don’t want that cure known. Instead, they want to use Ebola to help reduce the world population. Below are Dr. Rima’s own words about the … Continue reading Simple Cure for EBOLA Monster Virus By Dr. Rima Laibo

Suntai Still Governor Of Taraba- Umar, State Acting Gov Insists

Taraba State Acting Governor, Garba Umar, has refuted recent reports making the rounds that he has abandoned the ailing Governor Danbaba Suntai and has hijacked all government structures, describing them as untrue and the handiwork of disgruntled politicians. Umar has stated emphatically that he has only been holding brief pending when Governor Suntai would recover … Continue reading Suntai Still Governor Of Taraba- Umar, State Acting Gov Insists

Nyako left Adamawa with N83bn Debt – Acting Governor

The Acting Governor of Adamawa State, Alhaji Umaru Ahmadu Fintiri, has disclosed that the former Governor, Murtala Nyako left a huge debt profile of N82.7 billion. He said this at the weekend during a stakeholders’ meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Vowing that Nyako would be brought to book, Fintiri explained … Continue reading Nyako left Adamawa with N83bn Debt – Acting Governor

Ambassador, ECOWAS Staff, 57 Others Listed Among Travellers Who Made Contact With Ebola Victim

Nigeria Ambassador to Liberia, Chigozie Obi-Nnadozie and 58 others have contact with, Patrick Sawyer, the victim of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, who died in Lagos last Thursday, says the Lagos State Government. At a news conference on Monday 27. July at the Lagos State Government Secretariat in Alausa, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, Lagos Commissioner for Health, … Continue reading Ambassador, ECOWAS Staff, 57 Others Listed Among Travellers Who Made Contact With Ebola Victim

Ebola Virus Kills One Dies in Lagos, As Health Minister Calms Nerves, Gives Out Contact Numbers, Email

Federal Health Minister Prof Onyebuchi ChukwuAfter several speculations and enlightenment regarding possible outbreak of Ebola disease in the Nigeria, one death resulting from the virus occurred on Friday in Lagos, compelling the Federal Government to embark on frantic efforts to calm the nerves of Nigerians. The victim was said to be travelling from Monrovia, Liberia … Continue reading Ebola Virus Kills One Dies in Lagos, As Health Minister Calms Nerves, Gives Out Contact Numbers, Email

Former Petroleum Minister Rilwanu Lukman Dies a Month to his 76th Birthday

Reports indicates that former Petroleum Minister, Dr. Rilwanu Lukman say he is dead. He was born on August 26, 1938, he died about a month to his 76th birthday, early Monday morning in Vienna, Austria, his country of residence, after a brief ailment. Dr. Lukman, who served as Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum … Continue reading Former Petroleum Minister Rilwanu Lukman Dies a Month to his 76th Birthday

Meet Young Nigerian Student Who Built Solar Powered Car

A young Nigerian student doing his last year in electronic and electrical engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has built a car operating on solar power. She student, Segun Oyeyiola explains that his car uses both wind and solar energy for the functioning, The Net reports. Moreover, the man developed an application for its installation … Continue reading Meet Young Nigerian Student Who Built Solar Powered Car

Osita Chidoka, Sulaiman Cleared As Ministers *Why We Relocated Training School From Jos to Enugu – Chidoka

The Senate has confirmed the Federal Road Safety Commission(FRSC) boss, Mr Osita Chidoka and Dr Abubakar Sulaiman as substantive ministers. Their confirmation followed their screening in the open plenary where they fielded questions from senators on varied topical issues. President Goodluck Jonathan had forwarded their names to the Senate last week for confirmation as ministers … Continue reading Osita Chidoka, Sulaiman Cleared As Ministers *Why We Relocated Training School From Jos to Enugu – Chidoka

BOI Seeks $5bn to Drive FG’s Industrial Revolution

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOI, Mr. Rasheed OlaoluwaThe management of the Bank of Industry (BOI) has said it would require about $5 billion over the next two years to make an impact in the implementation of the federal government's National Industrial Revolution Plan (NIRP). The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOI, Mr. … Continue reading BOI Seeks $5bn to Drive FG’s Industrial Revolution

ASUP Suspends Its Industrial Action for Three Months

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has suspended its over 10 months strike. The strike has been suspended for three months to allow the new Education Minister, Ibrahim Shekarau, enough time to study the lecturers’ demands, the ASUP President, Chibuzor Asumogha, told the News Agency of Nigeria. Mr. Asumogha said the strike was not … Continue reading ASUP Suspends Its Industrial Action for Three Months

Nigeria Police Uncover Plot to Bomb Abuja Transport Network

Nigerian police have uncovered a plot to bomb the Abuja transport network, they said on Saturday, using suicide bombers and devices concealed in luggage at major bus stations. Abuja has increasingly been targeted by Islamist group Boko Haram, with three deadly bombings since April, including one in a bus park on its outskirts that killed … Continue reading Nigeria Police Uncover Plot to Bomb Abuja Transport Network

Jonathan Nominates FRSC Boss Chidoka as Minister

President Goodluck Jonathan has forwarded to the National Assembly the name of Ositadinma Benjamin Chidoka, 43, as a Minister of the federal republic of Nigeria. This is contained in a letter read on the floor of the Senate today. If cleared, Chidoka will take the slot of Anambra State in the federal executive council. Osita, … Continue reading Jonathan Nominates FRSC Boss Chidoka as Minister