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14 hacked to death as gunmen attack Southern Kaduna again

Within 24 hours, gunmen invaded different communities in two local governments of Southern Kaduna, killing at least 14 people and destroying several properties. The first attack occurred on Sunday in Bakin Kogi, Kaninkon Village in Jema’a Local Government Area at

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PDP tussle: We would not hand over party to ‘miscreants’ Makarfi faction tells Sheriff

By Lubem Gena, Abuja The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) caretaker committee headed by Sen. Ahmed Makarfi has sent a strong worded statement to the faction headed by Sen. Ali Ahmodu Sherriff telling them to leave the party alone for the

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Revealed: How UK Ministers lobbied Nigeria’s Government to protect oil giant Shell

By Chloe Farand Ministers from the UK’s Foreign Office (FCO) agreed to lobby the Nigerian Government to protect Shell’s oil interests in the Niger Delta despite the company’s poor human rights and environmental record in the region, official documents seen by

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Ladi Balogun to step down as CEO of FCMB Ltd.

FCMB Group has said in a statement to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), that it is reorganizing its management, the Scoop is reporting. On March 20th, Ladi Balogun, the current MD/CEO of the flagship company, First City Monument Bank Limited (FCMB Limited),

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Aljazirah cabinet reshuffle (Series 4)

By Gbenga Odunsi (Concluding part) Ministry of Science and Technology Minister: Ogbaonnaya Onu Ogbonnaya Onu is presently the Minister of Science and Technology of the federal republic of Nigeria. Dr. Onu who obtained distinction in physics and chemistry at the Higher

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Anxiety deepens over Buhari’s health as Aso rock cabal restrategize

SaharaReporters has learned from sources at the Presidency that President Muhammadu Buhari’s doctors have advised him to shelve the idea of returning soon to the daily routine of running Nigeria on account of the gravity of his illness. However, some

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London Police invited to arrest The Guardian reporter who wanted to see Buhari

The Guardian newspaper is reporting that security staff at the Abuja House in London yesterday called in policemen to arrest one of its correspondents who was on the premises to see President Muhammadu Buhari and possibly interview him. When he

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Emir Sanusi to propose law banning ‘poor men’ from marrying many wives

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, says he is on the verge of proposing a law which will restrict poor men in the emirate from marrying many wives. Sanusi said this in Abuja on Sunday at the 50th anniversary

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MSMED Fund: CSNAC asks EFCC to investigate disbursement of Fund to State Governors

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), which is a coalition of 150 anti-corruption organisations, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to investigate the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) disbursement of N220 billion to the Micro, Small

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Syria regime shelling ‘bloody message” before talks: opposition

The leading Syrian opposition body on Sunday lambasted escalating attacks by government forces as a “bloody message” aimed at sabotaging peace talks that are due to open in Geneva next week. The High Negotiations Committee (HNC) said recent attacks near

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