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  • Again, Saraki Meets with Buhari in London

    Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, met with President Muhammadu Buhari in London on Sunday evening, the presidency’s official Twitter account said monday. It was their second meeting within a week. “This evening President @MBuhari met with Senate President @bukolasaraki, at Abuja House,” the official @NGRPresident Twitter account wrote, reported the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). […]

  • CCB Refuses to Release Asset Declaration Forms of Current, Past Public Officers

    Tobi Soniyi in Abuja The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has denied two civil society organisations access to the written asset declarations of current and past elected and appointed public officers brought under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011. This was contained in a joint statement issued by the African Centre for Media and […]

  • Presidency, Senate Condemn Xenophobic Attacks against Nigerians in South Africa

    Tobi Soniyi and Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The presidency has called on the African Union and the South African government to take decisive and definitive measures to protect Nigerian citizens and other Africans within South African borders. Also, the Senate Committee on Diaspora monday condemned the attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa and advised […]

  • Russia Overtakes Saudi Arabia as World’s Top Crude Oil Producer

    Russia overtook Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest crude oil producer in December, when both countries started restricting supplies ahead of agreed cuts with other global producers to curb the worst glut in decades. Russia pumped 10.49 million barrels a day in December, down 29,000 barrels a day from November, while Saudi Arabia’s output declined […]

  • Nuru Appointed FCMB CEO, Balogun to Head HoldCo

    Obinna Chima First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Group Plc has announced the re-organisation of its leadership at the group level, as well as FCMB Limited. To this end, effective March 20, 2017, Ladi Balogun, having served as Group Managing Director of the commercial banking arm, FCMB Limited for 10 years, will be stepping down. According […]

  • Kachikwu Clarifies Nigeria’s $100bn Loss to Militancy in Niger Delta

    Ejiofor Alike The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has clarified the $50-$100 billion said to have been lost to the attacks of oil and gas infrastructure by the Niger Delta militants. In his recent monthly podcast, the minister was quoted by some media reports (not THISDAY) as saying that Nigeria lost $50-$100 […]

  • NBS: JAMB Got 11.7m Applications in Six Years

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) data reflected that 11,703,709 applications were received between 2010 and 2016. A report on, ‘JAMB Admitted Candidates by State and Gender within Faculty,’ released by NBS in Abuja on Monday said that 2,674,485 students were admitted across the 36 states […]

  • Army’s Kill-and-deny Tactics are Despicable, Says IPOB

    David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described the recent denial of the Nigerian Army that it never killed members of the group during the pro-Donald Trump rally in Port Harcourt as false and despicable. IPOB said the denial was part of the customary kill and deny tactics of the Nigerian […]

  • Senate C’ttee Accuses Magu of Extra-budgetary Spending, Abuse of Service-wide Votes

    Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The Senate Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes monday accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of illegally obtaining and spending unappropriated funds from service-wide votes. This accusation was made when the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, appeared before the committee to defend the 2017 budget of the […]

  • Absence of Metuh’s Counsel Stalls Hearing on Motion to Summon Ex-NSA

    Alex Enumah Hearing on an application seeking the order of court to compel the Department of State Services (DSS) to produce former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), to testify in the alleged N400million money laundering suit against former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, was monday stalled […]

  • Ski resorts you can fly into

    The freedom found skiing on a mountain is often earned after lengthy journeys, airport hassles and time-consuming traffic. […]

  • Plane with 5 aboard crashes in Melbourne

    State police in Victoria, Australia are reporting that a small plane with five people aboard crashed near Melbourne Essendon airport. […]

  • Malaysia, North Korea feud as new footage shows moment of Kim Jong Nam's attack

    Closed circuit television footage released Monday appears to show the moment that Kim Jong Nam was attacked and the events leading up to his death. […]

  • Conservative conference disinvites Brietbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos

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  • New Trump travel ban order nearing completion

    The Trump administration is planning to roll out as early as this week a revised executive order on immigration that the President says will "protect our people" while at the same time pass muster with courts that halted an earlier version. […]