Commissioner faults Kaduna Assembly over ‘missing’ N560m

The feud between the Executive and the House of Assembly in Kaduna State over an alleged missing N560m Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme fund deepened on Tuesday. Former Commissioner for Finance in the… Continue reading

Insurgency: Nigerian Military capture Boko Haram leaders

The Nigeria Military on Tuesday announced a major breakthrough in their fight against insurgency ravaging the North. A statement issued in Abuja by Brigadier General Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Information, disclosed that… Continue reading

Nigeria LNG port blockaded

Nigeria LNG’s (NLNG) export terminal in the Bonny Chanel has been blockaded by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) since Friday June 21st and as of yesterday the port was still… Continue reading

Pipeline vandalism reduced power supply by 1.598 megawatts —TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) in a statement signed by the company’s General Manager (Public Affairs), Mr Dave Ifabiyi, stated that the load shedding was as a result of the vandalism of… Continue reading

Kaduna: 4 injured in Lagos-bound train mishap

FOUR people were reportedly injured on Monday as a train belonging to the Kaduna State Rail Transport System derailed at Kakau village on the outskirt of the state capital. Nigerian Tribune

Guestview: Terrorism and Religion in Nigeria

Following is a short presentation on current religious tensions in Nigeria that he made on Tuesday to the annual scientific meeting in Milan of the Venice-based Oasis International Foundation, which studies Christian-Muslim relations. Reuters Blogs (blog)

Is conflict in Nigeria really about persecution of Christians by radical Muslims?

They are terrorists that have decided to de-stabilize the country for some reasons, sometimes it could be Western influence, governance issues and so on. ChristianToday

Court Dismisses Ajudua’s Application To Quash 419 Charges!

A Lagos High Court on Tuesday dismissed an application filed by Fred Ajudua, seeking to quash charges bordering on fraud instituted against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The Streetjournal

Nigeria win as Ghana lose again

Nigeria eased to a 3-0 win over Cuba but Ghana lost 1-0 to Spain in their second group matches at the Under-20 World Cup in Turkey on Monday. It was the Flying Eagles’… Continue reading

Akpoborie: Keshi should scout for more players for the Super Eagles

The former Nigeria international has said that the coaching crew of the national team must look for new players to strengthen the squad after the Confederations Cup fallout. Goal.com

The Eagles have a playmaker in Mikel and the five things Nigeria learnt from the Confederations Cup

The 2013 Fifa Confederations Cup must have taught us one or two lessons of which the most important is the fact that the Super Eagles as presently constituted is not the finished product.… Continue reading

Spain’s coach, Del Bosque admits that the Super Eagles were a though opponent

Vicente del Bosque has admitted he was a relieved man, after he watched his side defeat Nigeria 3-0 in their last group game at the FIFA Confederations Cup. Jordi Alba scored either side… Continue reading

Nollywood Summit examines noticeable Issues Affecting It

TUESDAY, June 18, 2013 marked the beginning of a new dawn in the annals of the movie industry in Nigeria. It was a day that representatives of the Nigerian film industry set aside… Continue reading

Nigeria’s Foreign Investment Rating Has Increased Significanty- Expert

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Mr Uche Orji today said there is a lot of interest by foreigners to come and invest in Nigeria. Channels

Alleged $1.69m fraud: Ajudua’s bail verdict today

A Lagos High Court, Ikeja presided over by Justice Olubunmi Oyewole will today rule on an application for bail filed by a lawyer and an alleged fraudster, Fred Ajudua. The Nation

Ashiru: Britain Yet to Communicate £3000 Visa Bond to Nigeria

The federal government has said it is yet to receive any official communication from the United Kingdom (UK) over the plan to compel first time visitors from Nigeria to deposit a £3,000 cash… Continue reading

CLASH OF TITANS: Amaechi’s NGF meeting, Jonathan’s presidential mid-term diner hold same day, same time

The rift between President Goodluck Jonathan and Rivers State governor, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, is set to take a dramatic turn tomorrow, as both parties test their mights in Abuja. Osun Defender

I’m In Office To Serve – Amaechi

Known for his trademark, Rivers State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has reiterated that he is in office to deliver dividends of democracy to the people… Continue reading

5 persons shot, 5 houses burnt in Ekiti

No fewer than five persons were shot yesterday in a fracas that broke out as angry youths stormed the palace of Apeju of Ilupeju-Ekiti and chased out the monarch, Oba Olaleye Oniyelu, for… Continue reading

Cynthia was strangled to death, policeman tells court

A policeman attached to Area E Police Command, Festac Town Police Station, Mr Joseph Edo, has stated that Cynthia Osokogu, who was murdered at Cosmilla Hotel, Festac, in July 2012, was chained and… Continue reading