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Pensioners protest in Benue, two feared dead

As the protest by pensioners entered its second day, two members of the pensioners are feared dead as they slumped and passed out during a match to the Benue State House Of Assembly and have been rushed to the Benue

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PDP governments spent N2.7 trillion to put Nigeria in darkness — Dogara

Speaker Yakubu Dogara said on Tuesday that successive administrations from 1999 to 2015 spent nearly N3 trillion on the power sector but recorded little success. Mr. Dogara noted that within the stated period, when the Peoples Democratic Party controlled Nigeria

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Money Laundering: FG reviews Ibori’s case-file, to amend charges

The Federal Government is currently reviewing the case-file of convicted former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori. The exercise which is being conducted by office of the Attorney General of the Federation and the Prof. Itse Sagay-led Presidential Advisory

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“Buhari’s situation is not like Yar’adua’s situation” – Femi Adesina

Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has admitted that he is not directly in touch with the president. Adesina who said this on Channels TV this morning added that he only speaks with those

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Nigeria will stop importing fuel by 2019- Kachikwu

Nigeria will stop importing refined petroleum products by 2019, Mr Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources,  said on Tuesday in Abuja. Kachikwu made the disclosure at a public hearing on the review of petroleum pricing template for

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Centenary City Project: Reps walks out lawyer

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, walked out the lawyer of Centenary City Plc, Mr. Emeka Obegolu, from a hearing on the controversial  Abuja Centenary City Project. The committee had accused Obegolu of “behaving unruly”

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Man axes aged father to death in Jigawa

The Jigawa Police Command on Tuesday said it had arrested a 25-year-old man, Abdulhamid  Abdullahi, for allegedly killing his 65-year-old father, Abdullahi Shuaibu. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Alhaji Jinjiri Abdul, who disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse, said the

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Assembly intervenes to end NURTW, NARTO crisis in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has intervened in the crisis between the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Nigeria Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) in the state. The two unions had a running battle on

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Court adjourns Oronsaye’s N190 million corruption trial

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Tuesday adjourned till March 1 for adoption of addresses in a case of alleged breach of trust and diversion of N190 million filed against Stephen Oronsaye. Mr. Oronsaye, a former Head of Service of

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Nigerian police recover N100 million allegedly used to bribe Rivers’ INEC Officials

The Nigerian police has allegedly recovered the sum of N100 million allegedly used by River state’s Governor Nyesom Wike to bribe INEC Officials The investigative committee of the Nigerian police has reportedly recovered over N100 million from Independent National Electoral

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