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Over 100 killed in Boko Haram attack in Borno

Suspected Boko Haram Islamists killed more than 100 people in an attack on a village in Nigeria, said Senator Ali…

BAN ON RALLIES AT AIRPORT: APC ACCUSE POLICE OF SELECTIVE ENFORCEMENT

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the police of selective enforcement of its ban on political, socio-cultural and religious…

BUDGET DEBATE: REPS KICK AGAINST 700M VILLA HOSPITAL, OTHERS

The  2014 budget debate by the  House of Representatives resumed  on  Tuesday  with members kicking against  the votes for some …

PRESIDENT JONATHAN SACKS MINISTERS STELLA ODUAH, GODSDEY ORUBEBE, CALEB OLUBOLADE AND YERIMA NGAMA

President Goodluck Jonathan, today Wednesday the 12th of February sacked the embattled Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, Minister of Niger…

PDP REGAINS MAJORITY IN NIGERIA’S HOUSE OF REPS

The ruling party Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday regained its majority in the House of Reps after losing it to…

OKONJO-IWEALA BREACHED FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY LAW – HOUSE OF REPS COMMITTEE

The House of Representatives on Tuesday confirmed that the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, breached the Fiscal Responsibility Act…

Henry Okah attempts to break out of South African jail

Henry Okah, the former leader of the defunct Movement for Emancipation for Niger Delta (MEND) attempted to break out of…

CHIEF OF STAFF TO PRESIDENT JONATHAN, MIKE OGHIADOME RESIGNS

The Presidency has confirmed the resignation of the Chief of the Staff to the president Goodluck Jonathan, Mike Oghiadome. The…

APC MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION EXTENDED TILL 12TH OF FEBRUARY 2014

The membership registration exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has recorded such positive turn out across  the 36 states,…

Half of a Yellow Sun set for March release

The film adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ is scheduled for release in the UK in March.…

PDP SUES KWARA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SPEAKER AND 20 OTHER LAWMAKERS FOR DEFECTING TO APC

  The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has sued the Speaker, Razak Atunwa, and 20 other members of the Kwara State…

JONATHAN BEGS SENATORS, REPS TO PASS 2014 BUDGET

On Thursday President Goodluck Jonathan appealed to members of the National Assembly to expedite action on the 2014 Appropriation Bill…

REVIEW: THE ARMSTRONG LIE

Oluwamayowa Idowu “It’s hard to conceal the truth forever. This has been my downfall” Usain Bolt. Lionel Messi. Michael Phelps.…

MARKS ABSENCE STALLS DEFECTION OF SENATORS

he aggrieved senators consisting of Sen. Bukola Saraki, Sen., Magnus Abe, Sen. Danjuma Goje and 8 others wrote to the…

I AM NOT AFTER DAVID MARK’S SEAT – SARAKI

he chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Dr Bukola Saraki, has stated that he is not after the seat…