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APC leaders query Kwankwaso over North-West crisis

13 January 2017, 14:04

Following the crisis that engulfed the North-West chapter of the APC, the party’s national leadership has quizzed former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso over the issue.

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SEC warns against investment in Bitcoin, Swisscoin

13 January 2017, 09:03

The Securities and Exchange Commission has warned Nigerians against the risk involved in investing in cryptocurrencies such as Swisscoin, OneCoin, Bitcoin

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Soyinka condemns Buhari, El Rufai’s handling of Southern Kaduna killings

13 January 2017, 09:03

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has condemned the way President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State handled the mass killings in Southern Kaduna

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PDP warns against attempt to remove Ekweremadu as Deputy Senate President

13 January 2017, 07:25

The Peoples Democratic Party has condemned the call on Ike Ekweremadu to defect to the All Progressives Congress to retain the position of Deputy Senate President.

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Nigerian army denies planning attack on The Gambia

13 January 2017, 05:42

The Nigerian Army has dismissed a report alleging that it was planning to remove Gambian President Yahya Jammeh by force

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Friday, 13 January 2017

Buhari meets Security Chiefs over Kaduna killings

13 January 2017, 06:42

President, Muhammadu Buhari has met with Security Chiefs over the prevailing insecurity in southern Kaduna, the Niger Delta and other parts of the country.

Nigeria did not sever ties with Taiwan – Presidency

13 January 2017, 08:25

The Presidency says media reports to the effect that Nigeria had cut ties with Taiwan, is incorrect and misleading

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Boko Haram: Army recovers corpses of 15 soldiers, officer declared missing

12 January 2017, 06:46

The corpses of some of the soldiers declared missing during an operation to dislodge Boko Haram insurgents from Gashigar Area in Borno on October 16, 2016 have been found.

NUPENG suspends warning strike

12 January 2017, 06:46

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers(NUPENG) on Wednesday in Abuja called off its three-day nationwide warning strike

Nigeria severes diplomatic relations with Taiwan, closes Abuja office

12 January 2017, 08:21

The Federal Government has said it would no longer recognise Taiwan as a country but rather pledged support for One China.

Nigeria will get out of recession in 2017, says World Bank

12 January 2017, 10:08

The World Bank has predicted that Nigeria will get out of recession in 2017 after plunging into its worst recession in over two decades.

APC senators urge Ekweremadu to decamp to party

12 January 2017, 15:02

Barely 24 hours after the APC caucus in the Senate removed Ali Ndume as the Senate Leader, the caucus is also moving to reclaim the seat of the Deputy Senate President.

Court suspends Nnamdi Kanu’s secret trial

12 January 2017, 16:03

The Federal High Court presided by Justice Binta Nyako has suspended the secret trial of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu and co-defendants till further notice.

APC set to hold national convention after two years

12 January 2017, 16:03

Barring any last minute change of plans, the All Progressives Congress will hold its national convention in the first quarter of 2017.

Navy proscribes illegal training schools

12 January 2017, 21:37

The Nigerian Navy has shut down and proscribed three illegal merchant navy training schools.

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Senate summons Amaechi, Fashola over Abuja Airport closure

11 January 2017, 08:18

The Senate has summoned the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and his Works, Power and Housing counterpart, Babatunde Fashola over the plan to shut down the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, for repairs of the runway.

Massive shakeup in the army as top generals are redeployed

11 January 2017, 10:14

The Nigerian Army has effected a major shake-up in its personnel structure as over 14 senior offices have been redeployed.

Ndume protests his removal as senate majority leader

11 January 2017, 15:06

Former Senate Majority Leader, Ali Ndume  has protested his removal as the Senate leader by the All Progressives Congress caucus.

Senate confirms Ayine as Auditor-General amid petitions

11 January 2017, 16:05

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of  Anthony Mkpe Ayibe as the Auditor-General of the Federation.

Cash-strapped agencies battle northeast disaster

11 January 2017, 21:46

Financial constraints continue hampering aid agencies' efforts to assist millions affected by conflict and resultant drought in northeast Nigeria.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

FG suspends law that led Adeboye to step down

10 January 2017, 06:44

The Federal Government has suspended the controversial Corporate Governance Code which led to the stepping down of Pastor Enoch Adeboye as the overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Nigeria.

Buhari sacks 4 heads of aviation agencies, names replacements

10 January 2017, 06:44

Four heads of parastatal agencies and college in the nation’s aviation industry have been sacked

U.S. Embassy team takes on Magu over DSS allegations

10 January 2017, 09:34

Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu has met with the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, W. Stuart Symington over the allegations levelled against him by the Department of State Services.

PDP staff boycott meeting with Sheriff

10 January 2017, 12:16

Staff of the Peoples Democratic Partyhave shunned an invitation for a meeting with a factional Chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff.

Judge refuses suit to unseal PDP secretariat

10 January 2017, 13:05

A Federal High Court has refused hearing on an application by a Peoples Democratic Party chieftain seeking to compel the police to reopen the national headquarters of the party.

CAN thanks Buhari for sacking Obazee

10 January 2017, 14:01

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for sacking Jim Obazee as the Executive Secretary of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC).

Senate rejects Buhari’s nominee as NERC Chairman

10 January 2017, 15:35

The Senate has rejected the nomination of American-based professor, Akintunde Akinwande, as the head of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission.

Governor Bello shocked at Kure's death

10 January 2017, 18:43

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has expressed shock at the death of former premier, Abdulkadir Kure.

Illness stalls Metuh's court appearance

10 January 2017, 22:00

Embattled former National Publicity Secretary of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, has failed to attend court due to an undisclosed illness.

Monday, 09 January 2017

MMM introduces new payment ahead of January 14 comeback

09 January 2017, 08:03

Ahead of its January 14 relaunch, MMM Nigeria has said it is introducing Bitcoin, the 2016 world’s best performing currency, as its means of payment.

3 APC governors in secret plot to oust Buhari

09 January 2017, 10:05

Three governors of the All Progressives Congress from the North are secretly plotting to replace President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

‘No recession in the Nigerian entertainment industry’

09 January 2017, 11:22

Pretty Okafor, President of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) has said that the economic recession facing the nation since 2016 did not stop its entertainment industry from thriving.

Amnesty records more cases of Boko Haram abductions

09 January 2017, 20:42

Over 40 cases of mass abduction have been recorded in Nigeria since the Islamic militant Boko Haram sect kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls in 2014.

Sunday, 08 January 2017

Rivers rerun: PDP demands reinstatement of dismissed policemen

08 January 2017, 08:08

The national caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has called for the reinstatement of the six policemen who were dismissed over their alleged unethical behaviour during the December 10 legislative rerun election in Rivers State.

FG bans unauthorised courses in specialised universities

08 January 2017, 17:50

The Federal Government has banned specialised universities from running programmes which have no bearing to their names and foundation.

Saturday, 07 January 2017

Magu worships with Buhari at Aso Rock mosque

07 January 2017, 11:20

The embattled acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu joined President Muhammadu Buhari in observing juma’at service at the State House mosque.

Friday, 06 January 2017

Buhari breaks silence on Southern Kaduna violence

06 January 2017, 06:45

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector-General of the Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris to take “strong actions” in putting a stop to acts of violence in the southern part of Kaduna state.

PDP blames APC for continued closure of party secretariat

06 January 2017, 06:45

The Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has blamed the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the continued closure of its secretariat

Oshoala, Iwobi, Iheanacho, Falcons win for Nigeria at Glo-CAF Awards 2016

06 January 2017, 07:42

Members of the Nigerian football family picked up four of the awards at the Glo-CAF Awards 2016 for outstanding football personalities and teams in 2016.

FG resumes payments to ex-Niger Delta militants

06 January 2017, 08:05

The Federal government has resumed payment of N65 000 per month to ex-militants as the federal government seeks to end vandalism in the Niger Delta.

New mega party, ADP zones national positions

06 January 2017, 12:36

Leaders of the emerging mega political party, Action Democratic Party have zoned the National Executive Committee positions to the various zones of the country.

Aisha Buhari denies reports linking her to abuse of privileges

06 January 2017, 18:48

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has described as baseless and mischievous, a report linking her with allegations of abuse of privileges at the Nigerian High Commission in London.

Nigeria can’t be Islamised, says Osinbajo

06 January 2017, 20:05

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to ignore rumours that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari was moving to Islamise Nigeria.

Thursday, 05 January 2017

WATCH: Police raid Patience Jonathan's house

05 January 2017, 06:42

Some men of the Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday in Abuja, raided the home of the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience.

Accidental gunshot injures two In Aso Rock

05 January 2017, 09:18

A female worker at the Presidential Villa in Abuja is currently on admission at the State House clinic, following an accidental discharge in the Villa.

Wednesday, 04 January 2017

Buhari meets Oshiomhole in Aso Rock

04 January 2017, 06:46

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with the immediate past Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

SEC accused of secretly employing Northerners

04 January 2017, 08:01

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been accused of secretly employing 20 members of staff, most of them from Kano State, the home state of SEC’s Director-General, Mounir Gwarzo.

100 INEC staff face suspension over 23bn Diezani’s bribe

04 January 2017, 14:36

No fewer than 100 staff of the Independent National Election (INEC) may be suspended for acts of misconduct during the 2015 general election.

PHOTOS: Buhari presides over first FEC meeting in 2017

04 January 2017, 20:29

President Muhammadu Buhari presided over the first Federal Executive Council meeting for 2017.

Tuesday, 03 January 2017

MMM subscribers lobby federal lawmakers to legalise scheme

03 January 2017, 16:10

Subscribers of the Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox are planning to meet with the House of Representatives’ committees on Finance and Banking and Currency to seek for government’s recognition of the scheme.

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