Presidential Debate: APC Shields Buhari’s Intellectual Laziness, Says Jonathan *Charges APC ‘Prove You’re a Party of Progressive Intellectuals At Debate’

The Presidential Campaign Organisation of President Goodluck Jonathan has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of stopping its presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari from participating in a presidential debate being organised by the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) as a means of shielding the intellectual laziness and inability of the former military dictator to constructively … Continue reading Presidential Debate: APC Shields Buhari’s Intellectual Laziness, Says Jonathan *Charges APC ‘Prove You’re a Party of Progressive Intellectuals At Debate’

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At 57, Agbaje too old to rule Lagos — Fashola

Apparently for want of facts, Lagos State governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, on Wednesday, urged Lagos residents not to vote the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Jimi Agbaje, because he is too old to rule the state at 57. He said his party’s candidate, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has age advantage to carry on with the … Continue reading At 57, Agbaje too old to rule Lagos — Fashola

#NigeriaDecides: Buhari is Clueless About How To Revive Economy, Can’t Remember His Phone Number, Says Jonathan

So Clueless? Can you imagine? Pa Buhari can’t remember his phone number –Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday during a rally in Enugu said that the All Progressives Congress candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), cannot remember his own mobile phone number. Jonathan, whose unscripted address was mostly a response to previous statements made by Buhari, … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: Buhari is Clueless About How To Revive Economy, Can’t Remember His Phone Number, Says Jonathan

2014: Seven Jonathan’s Ministers Quit Cabinet as FEC holds Valedictory Session for Them

Seven ministers, in President Goodluck Jonathan's cabinet have resigned to run for political offices. According to the President on Wednesday, the ministers that quit his government were Mr. Labaran Maku (Information); Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu (Health); Mr. Nyesom Wike (State, Education); Samuel Ortom (State, Industry, Trade and Investment); Senator Musiliu Obanikoro (State, Defence); Mr. Darius Ishaku … Continue reading 2014: Seven Jonathan’s Ministers Quit Cabinet as FEC holds Valedictory Session for Them

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

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

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

Counter Insurgency: Troops Clear Terrorists Bases in Balmo Forest, Seize Several Weapons

Troops countering terrorists activities in Nigeria’s northeast have cleared and taken over Balmo forest stretching from Bauchi through Jigawa States in a military operation that lasted throughout the weekend. Military spokesman, Major General Chris Olukolade, in statement on Monday, said that terrorists suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect and armed gangs operating … Continue reading Counter Insurgency: Troops Clear Terrorists Bases in Balmo Forest, Seize Several Weapons

Nigerian Senate Passes N4.6 trillion 2014 Budget

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday approved the budget of N4.6 trillion as the government budget in 2014. The budget proposal figure was increased by the legislators by relatively minimal 53 billion naira. The sum of N4.642 trillion had been the budget estimate presented to the National Assembly by the Co-ordinating minister of the Economy, Ngozi … Continue reading Nigerian Senate Passes N4.6 trillion 2014 Budget

#MissingFlight370: What Next as Pinger Signals Not Heard Since Weekend?

The chief of the Australian agency coordinating the search, retired Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, has dampened the hope of finding the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, Flight 370, soon as he revealed Tuesday that the pinger signals have not been heard again since the weekend. A Chinese air force plane involved in the search for … Continue reading #MissingFlight370: What Next as Pinger Signals Not Heard Since Weekend?

Being the Text of Speech by the Governor-General (Sir F. Lugard) on the Occasion of the Declaration of the Constitution of the Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria, January 1, 1914

You are all aware that His Majesty’s Government, after long and mature consideration, arrived some time ago at the conclusion that it would be to the great advantage of the countries known as Southern and Northern Nigeria that they should be amalgamated into the one Government, conforming to one policy and mutually co-operating for the … Continue reading Being the Text of Speech by the Governor-General (Sir F. Lugard) on the Occasion of the Declaration of the Constitution of the Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria, January 1, 1914

Gani Fawehinmi Writes FG, Rejects Centenary Award

Mohammed Fawehinmi February 27, 2014 Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, Secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria, Presidency, Abuja Dear Sir, RE: CENTENARY AWARD TO OUR LATE FATHER, CHIEF GANI FAWEHINMI (SAN) We acknowledge the receipt of your letter, dated February 24, 2014, which was routed through Mr Tony Akiotu, Group Managing Director, DAAR Communications, Abuja, … Continue reading Gani Fawehinmi Writes FG, Rejects Centenary Award

Suspended CBN Governor Sanusi’s Corrupt Tenure By The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria

Highlights: … Claimed a Whooping N1.257 Billion for “Lunch For Policemen” and expenses for “Private Guards” In 2012 … Bogus Payments To Airlines To Distribute Currency Nationwide Exposed … Operated Bogus Expense Heads To Hide Fraudulent Activities … CBN Has Held An Account With A Balance Of N1.423 Billion For An Unknown Customer Since 2008. … Continue reading Suspended CBN Governor Sanusi’s Corrupt Tenure By The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria

Bus/Mobile Advertisements in #Nigeria Simplified

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N100 Billion Second Niger Bridge: Work Finally Commences Mid March

After many years of failed promises from previous administrations work is to begin next month on the much awaited Second Niger Bridge at Onitsha, Anambra State, South-eastern Nigeria. According to ministry officials, preparations were in top gear for President Goodluck Jonathan to perform the ground-breaking ceremony on March 15, for work by the concessionaire, Messrs … Continue reading N100 Billion Second Niger Bridge: Work Finally Commences Mid March

US Attorney Opens West Virginia Chemical Spill Probe

A U.S. attorney has opened an investigation looking into the release of a potentially dangerous chemical into parts of West Virginia's water supply. Federal authorities are opening an investigation into what caused the chemical spill that tainted a river and shut down much of the state's capital city and surrounding counties. Nearly 200,000 residents in … Continue reading US Attorney Opens West Virginia Chemical Spill Probe

FG To Phase Out Non-Biodegradable Energy – Minister

The Federal Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with UNIDO, in Abuja on Tuesday, began the process of phasing out non-biodegradable plastics, to ensure the nation’s environmental sustainability. The Supervising Minister of Environment, Mr. Darius Ishaku, said this at the stakeholders’ workshop on the phase-out of non-biodegradable plastics in the country. Ishaku said that the ministry … Continue reading FG To Phase Out Non-Biodegradable Energy – Minister

BREAKING NEWS: Explosive Fire Engulfs Area Near NNPC Building Abuja

Explosive fire rocks an Abuja fuel station, with nearby buildings around the offices of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Abuja affected. Eyewitnesses, reports say, disclosed that a petrol tanker discharging gasoline exploded at the Conoil filling station opposite the NNPC building in the Nigeria's capital territory. The huge fireball could be seen in … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Explosive Fire Engulfs Area Near NNPC Building Abuja

Imo Police Uncovers Another ‘Baby Factory’ With 16 Pregnant Girls

The Imo State police command yesterday uncovered another illegal orphanage popularly referred to as ‘baby factory’. The home which is registered as a non-governmental organization known as Ezuma Women and Children’s Rights Protection Initiative, was used by one Dr. James Ezuma as a cover for his heinous activities of encouraging teenage girls to get pregnant … Continue reading Imo Police Uncovers Another ‘Baby Factory’ With 16 Pregnant Girls