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NNPC DEMANDS FOR MORE MONEY

4 years ago /

The Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Andrew Yakubu says more funds are needed to complete major backbone projects in the country.

IS THE PRESIDENCY TAKING A NEW APPROACH TO GOVERNANCE?

4 years ago /

A day after the Nigerian aviation sector saw a massive shakeup of top officials, minister of sports, Bolaji Abdullahi was also removed from office.                                         

PRESIDENT JONATHAN URGES NEW MINISTERS TO BE CREATIVE AND INNOVATIVE

4 years ago /

Minister of sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has become the latest casualty of the reshuffling of the Federal Executive Council as President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday swore-in eleven ministers recently cleared by the Nigerian Senate.

LABOUR PARTY CHAIRMAN SPEAKS ON BOKO HARAM

4 years ago /

National Chairman of Labour Party, Dan Iwuanyanwu has joined other Nigerians in condemning the serial killings in the North-eastern part of the country

NASSARAWA GOVERNMENT BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF 3 MODEL HOSPITALS

4 years ago /

The Nasarawa state Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura was at a stone laying ceremony yesterday for the 3 model hospitals to be built in Nasarawa state. 

 

"I have the authority to suspend Sanusi" - Goodluck Jonathan

4 years ago /

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says he possesses the authority to suspend the governor of the Central Bank as he did last Thursday. 

 

JONATHAN WARNS DEFECTED PDP MEMBERS TO RETURN

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan at the weekend described the Peoples Democratic Party as the bedrock of Nigeria’s democracy.

 

PDP SPEAKS OUT ON SANUSI'S SUSPENSION

4 years ago /

Nigeria’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP say the suspension of the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is being politised by some individuals and groups.

 

President Jonathan appoints new Chief of Staff.

4 years ago /

Brigadier General Jones Oladeinde Arogbofa has been appointed by President Goodluck Jonathan as the new Chief of Staff.

 

Wakil Commends Shehu of Borno as Chancellor.

4 years ago /

Shehu of Borno receives his appointment letter as Chancellor of Niger Delta University: Mohammed Wakil commends the new Chancellor.  

 

President Jonathan highlights role of Customs in the security of the country

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan says the Nigerian Customs Service has a key role to play in maintaining the security of Nigeria. 

 

Jonathan holds a closed door meeting with PDP Governors.

4 years ago /

President Jonathan holds a closed door meeting with PDP Governors as 2015 election tops the agenda.

 

Full details of Obasanjo's visit to Rivers state

4 years ago /

Retired General Olusegun Obasanjo says the huge investment in road; power, education and agro-allied initiatives by the Governor Amaechi-led administration will boost socio-economic development in the state.

Senate Committee quizzes Ministerial nominee over the killing of Chief Bola Ige

4 years ago /

The screening of the Ministerial nominees by the Senate continued on Thursday as some controversial allegations were raised during the process.

Raymond Dokpesi replies Edwin Clark

4 years ago /

A spokesperson for Nigerian media mogul, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi has described recent statements against Chief Dokpesi by Chief Edwin Clark as provocative and thoroughly unbecoming of a man who claims a elderly position in the Nigerian society.

David Mark refuses to declare seats of defecting lawmakers vacant

4 years ago /

The Nigerian Senate President David Mark yesterday refused calls asking him to declare the seats of the 11 Senators who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressive Congress vacant. 

"Mind your comments", Jonathan tells new NPC Chairman

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday warned the new Chairman of National Population Commission, Eze Iheoma not to make comments that could question the credibility of the Commission.

The reason why President Jonathan dropped Aviation Minister, others

4 years ago /

Following a cabinet meeting at the executive chambers on Wednesday, President Goodluck Jonathan dropped Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah and three other Ministers. These include Minister of Police Affairs, Caleb Olukolade; Minister of Niger Delta, Godsday Orubebe and Minister of State, Finance, Yerima Ngama. 

"You are an illiterate", Edwin Clark shouts!

4 years ago /

One of our reporters met with Chief Edwin on his position about the appointment of a new Chief of Staff and it was a pretty intense conversation that ensued between them.

 

South African police fires rubber bullets on protesters

4 years ago /

South African police fired rubber bullets on Wednesday at stone throwing supporters of the ruling ANC who tried to confront members of the opposition, Democratic Alliance party as they marched in central Johannesburg.