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N1.5b Fraud: Court rejects EFCC’s document against NSA's Aide

14 February 2017, 17:15

A Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected the major bank documents the anti-graft agency had tendered to establish its case against Colonel Nicholas Ashinze and three Security Consultants in a N1.5 billion fraud charge.

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CAN directs churches, clerics to pray for Buhari

10 February 2017, 07:01

The Christians Association of Nigeria has called on Christian bodies as well as the clergy in the country to declare a special praying time for President Muhammadu Buhari and the nation.

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CCT trial: Govt increases charges against Saraki

08 February 2017, 16:06

The federal government has again amended the charges brought against Senate President Bukola Saraki.

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Buhari is victim of his own transparency, says Lai Mohammed

09 February 2017, 06:01

Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday said that, President Muhammadu Buhari, had become a victim of his own transparency in relation to his current vacation abroad.

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Osinbajo meets heads of security, anti-corruption agencies, ministers

10 February 2017, 06:01

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, presided over a meeting of heads of security and anti-corruption agencies and some cabinet ministers.

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Wednesday, 08 February 2017

Saraki appoints Baba Ahmed as Chief of Staff

08 February 2017, 07:01

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has appointed Dr. Baba Ahmed, as his new Chief of Staff.

FG withdraws corruption charges against Supreme Court chief registrar, 2 others

08 February 2017, 07:01

 The Federal Government has withdrew the corruption charges brought against the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Ahmed Saleh, and two others.

Osinbajo sends Onnoghen’s name to Senate for confirmation as CJN

08 February 2017, 12:37

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has send the name of the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to the National Assembly for confirmation as the substantive CJN.

Enough of these lies, CAN tells Lai Mohammed

08 February 2017, 14:27

The Christian Association of Nigeria has called on the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed to stop lying.

Tuesday, 07 February 2017

Reps summon Emefiele over foreign exchange sale to oil marketers

07 February 2017, 07:01

The House of Representatives has summoned Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, over alleged sale of foreign exchange to International Oil Companies (IOCs).

Monday, 06 February 2017

#IStandWithNigeria : Videos of protests across Nigeria

06 February 2017, 17:20

Several groups and individuals on Monday took to the streets in major cities across Nigeria to protest against corruption and worsening standard of living under the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Wednesday, 01 February 2017

FRSC set for nationwide enforcement of Speed Limiting Device February 1

01 February 2017, 07:01

The Federal Road Safety Corps is set for full enforcement of the installation of the Speed Limiting Device on commercial vehicles scheduled to begin nationwide on February 1.

Buhari speaks from London, commiserates with Sports Minister

01 February 2017, 07:01

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on the death of his wife, Briskila Dalung.

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Idris warns lax officers during audit reforms

31 January 2017, 00:27

Accountant General, Ahmed Idris, said negligent auditors would be held accountable during reforms of the internal audit process in the ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of government.

Apostle Suleiman honours DSS invitation

31 January 2017, 06:48

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleiman has honoured the invitation extended to him by the Department of State Services (DSS) in Abuja.

Senate Leader briefs Ag. President Osinbajo on 2017 budget, other matters

31 January 2017, 09:20

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has met behind closed doors with new Senate Leader, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja

Monday, 30 January 2017

Jonathan, Wike blocked Rivers from taking possession of helicopters, says Amaechi

30 January 2017, 09:01

A former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, has blamed former President Goodluck Jonathan and Gov Nyesom Wike for the inability of the state to take possession of the two helicopters, which were seized by the Nigeria Customs Service.

Tension over CJN’s tenure

30 January 2017, 16:07

There is palpable tension in the judiciary as President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to submit the name of Walter Onnoghen to the Senate for screening and confirmation as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Sunday, 29 January 2017

DSS invites Apostle Suleiman for interrogation

29 January 2017, 06:45

The Department of State Services has invited Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, to its headquarters in Abuja over ‘comments on Herdsmen’.

SERAP asks Buhari to refer SGF Lawal to EFCC, ICPC

29 January 2017, 12:06

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to refer the allegations of corruption against Babachir Lawal to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for further investigation.

Sports Minister loses wife

29 January 2017, 12:58

Nigeria's Minister for Youths and Sports development Barrister Solomon Dalung has lost his dear wife.

Trump to ban 2-year visa for Nigerians

29 January 2017, 13:48

Nigerians will no longer be issued with American entry visas which have two-year validity following the Executive Order signed on Friday by President Donald Trump.

Despite recession, governors spend millions on chartered flights

29 January 2017, 22:34

Despite an economy in recession, state governors are still chartering private jets to travel within Nigeria.

Saturday, 28 January 2017

CAN condemns DSS attack on Apostle Suleiman, calls on Osinbajo to speak out

28 January 2017, 06:45

The Christian Association of Nigeria has vowed to defend Apostle Johnson Suleiman following a foiled arrest by the country’s secret police on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.

Presidency clarifies letter to the Senate on SGF

28 January 2017, 08:47

The Presidency has given a clarification on the letter written to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari concerning the report of their investigation of allegations against the secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal.

FRSC releases 6 documents every driver must have

28 January 2017, 08:47

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has released a list of documents every Nigerian driver must have to avoid been penalized or their vehicle been impounded

Reps threaten to arrest CBN Gov., AGF over sale of oil blocs

28 January 2017, 10:29

The House of Representatives has threatened to issue warrant of arrest on the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele and the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris over oil licenses.

Defence headquarters exposes female suicide bombers' new tactics

28 January 2017, 10:29

The Defence Headquarters has said female suicide bombers in the North East are now evading detection from security operatives by carrying babies on their back, that ordinarily passes them for innocent nursing mothers.

Governor loses $10m to mistress

28 January 2017, 12:43

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is reportedly probing a governor from the South-south region of $10 million.

NLC denies call on President Buhari to address nation

28 January 2017, 16:18

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has denied calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation on his rumoured death.

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Presidency denies alleged pressure on Osinbajo to resign

26 January 2017, 06:48

The Presidency has denied reports making the rounds on social media that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is currently under pressure to resign.

FG to prosecute rumour mongers on President Buhari’s health

26 January 2017, 06:48

The Federal Government has said the full wrath of the law will be brought to bear on the authors of subversive messages being circulated on the health of President Muhammadu Buhari.

FG orders release of N150bn to oil marketers

26 January 2017, 10:07

The federal government has ordered the payment of 150 billion naira to Independent oil marketers across the country.

APC raises constitution review committee

26 January 2017, 18:03

The All Progressives Congress has constituted a 10- man committee to review its constitution ahead of its midterm, non selective National Convention slated for April.

Garba wants crusade against smugglers escalated

26 January 2017, 21:44

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Controller for Owerri, Mohammed Uba Garba, has challenged officers to intensify the onslaught against smuggling of contraband goods.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Senators give conditions for Magu’s confirmation

25 January 2017, 10:11

The Senate has said it would screen the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, in accordance with legislative procedures.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

PDP blasts Presidency over comments on Kaduna killings

24 January 2017, 06:45

The Peoples Democratic Party has condemned the statement credited to the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu on the killings in Southern Kaduna

Reps fault N145 fuel pump price, accuses PPPRA of fraud

24 January 2017, 06:45

The House of Representatives on Monday, critized the current pricing system of premium motor spirit by the Petroleum Products Price Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), describing it as “fraudulent”.

Monday, 23 January 2017

Why Buhari sought treatment abroad - Presidency

23 January 2017, 06:51

The Presidency has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari's decision to seek medical attention abroad was based on prior appointment with his doctors who have treated him over the years.

Buhari re-nominates Magu as EFCC Chairman

23 January 2017, 09:06

President Muhammadu Buhari has again approved the re-nomination of Ibrahim Magu, the current acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, as his candidate for the substantive chairmanship of the agency.

FG warns Nigerians to stay away from Libya

23 January 2017, 20:59

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians to stay clear of Libya following purported killings of black immigrants in the country.

IPOB holds Odesanya liable for Trump's skirmishes

23 January 2017, 21:57

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) wants Rivers State Police Commissioner, Francis Odesanya, held liable for the alleged killing and arrest of members during Friday’s celebration of the swearing-in of United States President, Donald Trump.

Friday, 20 January 2017

MMM: EFCC, SEC declare total war on ponzi schemes

20 January 2017, 08:05

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote efficient investigation and conclusion of cases reported in the Capital Market.

NAF panel summons commander, pilots over bombing of IDPs camp

20 January 2017, 09:17

The Nigerian Air Force has named a six-man investigation committee to ascertain the remote causes of the accidental bombing of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Borno State last Tuesday.

Fayose emerges Chairman Of PDP Governors’ Forum

20 January 2017, 09:17

Gov Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has emerged as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Buhari proceeds on leave, Osibanjo to serve as Acting President

19 January 2017, 13:40

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate seeking a 10-day leave.

Another PDP senator joins APC

19 January 2017, 14:38

Senator Nelson Effiong representing Akwa Ibom South senatorial district in the Senate, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.

Buhari departs Abuja on medical vacation, hands over to Osinbajo

19 January 2017, 16:17

President Muhammadu Buhari has abruptly left Abuja on a medical visit to the United Kingdom a few minutes after sending a letter to the Senate requesting for a 10-day leave.

EU wants accountability on deadly Rann airstrike

19 January 2017, 21:21

The European Union has called on authorities to hold accountable those found liable for the bombing of a camp of displaced people by the Nigeria Air F The European Union has called on authorities to hold accountable those found liable for the bombing of a camp of displaced people by the Nigeria Air Force.orce.

Madumere drums up support for Imo rescue mission

19 January 2017, 21:21

Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere, has urged the public to support the government as it continues to transform the state.

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