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A Nigerian carrying 4.6m Euros (N1.05bn) in cash has been arrested by the police authorities in Niger republic.
The Senate Unity Forum has vowed to forge ahead with its legal battle against Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu.
We all fart multiple times a day but excessive flatulence can be both embarrassing and uncomfortable - here's how to get your gas under control.
One woman's tumultuous hair journey almost left her bald!
High blood pressure, smoking and cholesterol can make the heart 'age' faster, but exercise and other healthy practices can make your heart 'younger'.
Parents spend a lot of time worrying about substance abuse, but a new report highlights the fact that the most commonly abused and dangerous drug for children is alcohol.
According to a new study, people with high blood pressure who drink large amounts of coffee could increase their risk of suffering a heart attack.
Former Finance Minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has dismissed recent media reports her family would soon open a multimillion-dollar hospital in Abuja.
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.
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.
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.
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 Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that Nigeria’s external reserves stood at 48.76 billion dollars (N75.57 trillion) as at April 16.
The Federal Government has released N400bn for the execution of capital projects in the first quarter of the year.
The Akwa Ibom State Governorship election tribunal sitting resumed hearing with the PDP and its governorship candidate. Read more...
The idea of periodically assessing the achievements, actions and or leadership style of executive office holders was conceptualized and popularized in the American political system. Read more...
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The so-called Buhari 100 days covenant and certified it fake for too many reasons. Read more...
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A continued study of the truth of Genesis in the Bible. Read more...
The ENDS non-governmental organization has so far raised hundreds of pieces of good clothing for displaced persons in its global clothes drive Read more...
Choosing FFK was the nail that sealed Jonathan's fate. Who would have thought that Nigeria's president and ruling party would by themselves hammer the nail that sealed their coffin? Read more...
If Real Madrid Football Club continues with their current policies, they may never ever be able to dominate the world of club football again. Read more...
A High Court of the FCT has granted an injunction restraining an Abuja based lawyer from publishing or causing to be published any defamatory statement against Senator Godswill Akpabio. Read more...
The order to crush Boko Haram by the end of the year is well intended and most appropriate, however it opens up reasons for concern based on history and as has been elucidated in recent reports. Read more...
Donald Trump in a latest campaign speech blasted the Obama-led US government for ISIS successfully acquiring 2300 US built armored Humvees from Iraq mid last year when Mosul fell. Read more...
While global oil prices dropped 70%, Nigeria's lawmakers' budget stayed between a whopping N120-150 billion! Read more...
the people of central district of the confluence state left no one in doubt of their firm desire to always associate and drum support for a single political party in Unison. Read more...
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The recent media that President Muhammadu Buhari has just set up an anti-corruption committee has clearly shown that this President is bereft of a clear-cut direction on how to fight corruption. Read more...
In the name of everything that is good,I humbly appeal to parents and guardians to pay close attention to their children and make sure they undergo a proper medical check-up. Read more...