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The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Prof. Umaru Garba Danbatta as the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission.
With the easy access to internet porn sites, parents can no longer keep pornography content away from kids.
Obese children may have difficulty resisting food because of how their brain is wired, a new study suggests.
By using regulatory T cells (Tregs) to 're-educate' the immune system, researchers may be able to change the course of type 1 diabetes.
Sexually active bisexual, homosexual and other at-risk individuals should be informed of the benefits of taking Truvada - a drug that can cut their risk of HIV by over 70%.
We all want it. Desire it. Pay lots of money to achieve it. Yet for most of us, getting skin that glows like Beyoncé or Noni Gasa is a daily struggle.
Former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has expressed excitement at her appointment to two international assignments.
Former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has announced she will be joining US investment bank Lazard’s sovereign advice division.
The former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has dismissed allegations she spent $1 billion out of the ECA to fund the failed re-election bid of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
The office of the former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has rejected allegations that a substantial part of a $1 billion loan obtained from the China-EximBank was diverted to other projects.
Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has alleged a campaign to discredit her as the furore around the issue of payments for petrol subsidies continued.
Former Finance Minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has dismissed recent media reports her family would soon open a multimillion-dollar hospital in Abuja.
The Federation Account Allocation Committee to a former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has denied sanctioning the withdrawal of $2bn from the Excess Crude Account.
Some Nigerians have clamoured for the withdrawal of the Honorary Degree bestowed on the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala by Yale University in the United States.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned an undergraduate for seeking employment using forged documents purportedly from the Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi okonjo-Iweala, said it was strange for the Governors Forum to allege that 20 billion dollars were missing from the Excess Crude Account (ECA).
Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has received praise from the United States institution that has awarded her an honorary Doctorate degree.
Civil servants in Oyo, Osun, Cross River, Rivers, Abia, Benue, Plateau and Bauchi states have adopted different strategies to survive months of unpaid salaries in their states.
Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said that despite the various challenges facing the country, the national economy will not collapse.
The Major Oil Markers Association of Nigeria has assured the public of adequate supply of the Premium Motor Spirit to reduce queues witnessed in fuel stations in the country.
The Federal Government has faulted the N200 billion claim by oil marketers as outstanding payment on subsidy.
The ruling on the contempt charge against the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo has been fixed for June 3 by the Federal High Court in Abuja.
The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has cautioned against the retention and practice of a regime of multiple taxation.
The Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said the country is not broke despite the cash crunch currently being experienced contrary to reports.
President Goodluck Jonathan, has ordered the supply of adequate petroleum products to filling stations nationwide.
Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has disputed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s claims that the Goodluck Jonathan administration squandered the country’s reserves.
The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said that there was no money missing from the Excess Crude Account as reported in some national dailies.
Goodluck Jonathan warned that Nigeria could be forced to cut further the amount of oil revenue it uses for government spending if the global crude price continued to plummet.
Nigeria has emerged the biggest winner at the West African Power Industry Awards.
More than 120 000 students have been affected by the insurgency in the North East, the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Chairman of Steering Committee on SSI.
Nigeria is being forced to tighten its belt because of the slide in oil prices, officials said.
The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo–Iweala, has assured Nigerians that the economy is growing positively in spite of the reduction of oil price in the international market.
The Minister of Finance assured the international community that the Federal Government had put necessary measures in place to ensure effective management of Nigeria’s economy.
Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance has alerted the public on the existence of numerous fake social media accounts and pages opened in her name.
Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, will next Monday address the international community on the investment opportunities in the country.
The federal government on Tuesday said it will not print new naira notes to pay the striking doctors.
The federal government has released the sum of N200bn to its Ministries, Departments and Agencies for the implementation of the second quarter capital projects contained in the 2014 budget.
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has slammed a publication over allegations it made regarding differences between the minister and military service chiefs.
The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said the ministry was yet to analyse the 2014 budget that was recently passed by the National Assembly.
At least seven people were killed and dozens were injured in Abuja after thousands of panicked job-seekers stampeded during a government recruitment drive at the national stadium.
27 oil marketers whose claims had been verified for fuel subsidy reimbursements have been paid by the government.
Economic growth in the country will accelerate this year, driven by sectors outside its dominant energy industry, while inflation will continue its downward path, the International Monetary Fund said.
The House of Representatives has directed the Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to submit to the House estimates for 31 Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
Online newspaper, Premium Times has replied Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over her accusation that the media house uploaded a doctored video of her meeting with the House committee.
The Federal Government said that the N500 billion belonging to the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) funds is not missing.
The central bank said the state-oil company NNPC had not paid $12 billion it earned from oil sales into government accounts, not $50 billion as it had earlier stated.
The Federal Government on Tuesday said that N120 billion had been saved through ghost workers in the various government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
Nigeria's excess crude account (ECA), where it saves oil export earnings over a benchmark price, contains $4.3 billion, Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said.
An FCT High Court adjourned the N10 billion libel suit filed by Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala against an online publication to November 26.
Next year's budget will assume economic growth of 6.75 percent and oil output of 2.39 million barrels per day, a fiscal plan said.
The Minister of State for Finance, Dr Yerima Ngama, said ithat the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) would stop receiving budgetary allocation starting 2014.
Peter Akpatason, the Akoko-Edo federal constituency representative in the House of Representatives, described the governments dealing with the ASUU as insensitive.
The Actors Guild of Nigeria appeared divided over the N3 billion grant by the Federal Government to assist the movie industry in the country.
President Goodluck Jonathan's presidential visit to China will finalize $1.1 billion in low-interest loans for much-needed infrastructure
Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala used a sponge cake representing GDP to rebuff critics.
Nigeria plans to reduce its domestic borrowing next year while increasing cheaper overseas debt to lower costs in the economy.
The Acting Vice Chancellor of the Adamawa State University, Mubi, said that the University Senate under his administration has suspended the N1000 fees slammed on students for Entrepreneurship Programme. Read more...
The Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Solomon Arase has ordered the deployment of armored boats to riverine areas in the boundary of Ebonyi and Cross River States to checkmate activities of hoodlums. Read more...
A senior adviser to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed shipments of weapons to Nigeria with the 50% government owned national Turkish airline, according to the leaked conversation. Read more...
Ebonyi state government said it has budgeted three billion naira for the rehabilitation of natives of the state who are hawking in major cities across the country. Read more...
MASSOB, one of the Biafra secessionist groups on Wednesday rejected the Southeast Governors' resolutions arguing that they did not address the major issue behind their agitation. Read more...
For anyone following events in Nigeria today, some of the things easily heard are Nnamdi Kanu and Radio Biafra was preaching hate but not too many take time to look at the message in detail. Read more...
So even the leadership of our so-called Ohanaeze Ndigbo still lives and shares in the illusion that Biafra died in 1970? Read more...
Negative or positive, Prince Audu has done his bit on earth and he is gone to face the ultimate judgment of his creator. Read more...
The crisis rocking the Ebonyi State College of Education Ikwo, has taken a new twist for the worse, as the management of the college has allegedly resorted to summary dismissal of some workers believed to be 'thorns' in its flesh. Read more...
Thousands of the hardest terrorists, locked up through over a decade of anti-terror wars that costs billions of dollars in taxpayers' money were released in these highly suspicious breaks. Read more...
One of the most visible evidence that Nigerians are still under the bondage of mental slavery is the “Who is really Eboe, Ibo or Igbo?” question. Read more...
Pentecostalism is belief of or practice(s) in Christianity which by my view or perception is laid or preached by the Lord Jesus Christ and is expected to be followed by the Christians. Read more...
Over the years, one man has risen from Cross River State as a strong prophetic voice to the nations. Read more...
Ebonyi state House of Assembly has given the state government a nod to give welfare packages to Civil and Public servants in the state and local government levels. Read more...
WaterAid Nigeria is calling on its government to commit to delivering universal access to sanitation. Read more...
It is a common saying that before you blame the hawk for its wickedness (of preying on the chicken), you have to first of all blame the mother hen for exposing her children to danger. Read more...
Lagos State of Nigeria is a phenomenal state. Lagos is the centre of innovation in Nigeria, and this is reflecting in Africa. Lagos is the commercial epicenter of Nigeria. Read more...
Following the public outcry that greeted the Ebonyi state government new tax regime from all quarters, governor David Umahi has directed that all increments in the taxes payable in the state must be reversed immediately. Read more...