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Mission to TB Joshua: Wife of ex-Zimbabwean Prime Minister flees home in husband’s absence

When Zimbabawe’s immediate past Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai recently decided to travel to Lagos, Nigeria, to consult controversial pastor/prophet, Temitope Balogun (TB) Joshua, little did he know that he would no longer find his wife at home on his return to Harare, the Zimbabwean capital. Tsvangirai’s political fortunes had dipped following his party’s loss of […]

It’s political madness to defect to APC, says Kaduna PDP Chairman

The Chairman of the Kaduna chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Abubakar Haruna has described as ‘political madness’ the gale of defection of members of   the party to the All Progressive Congress. In an apparent reference to the defection of  the five governors of the party to the APC, he likened the defection to a […]

Hoodlums attack Senator’s husband, life in danger

There was confusion on Friday in Jere town in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State as dispute over ownership of land turned bloody. Husband to former Minister of Finance and a serving Senator, Nenadi Usman, Dr. Usman Sa’ad, who is a first class Emir, was attacked in Gbagy Community when he attempted to broker […]

‘Nigeria now losing 40,000 barrels of crude daily’

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State on Thursday said the Federal Government had succeeded in bringing down the volume of crude oil being lost to thieves in the country to about 40,000 barrels from 100,000 daily. Uduaghan said this in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after attending a meeting inside the Presidential Villa, […]

Niger panics over state of Federation Account (How about generating your own income?)

THE Niger State Commissioner for Finance, Kpako Bello, on Thursday expressed fears that should the indices that affected the inflow of income into the Federation Account last year persists, it will be difficult for the state to pick up its bills. The commissioner, at a press briefing on the state’s 2014 Appropriation Bill, said anything […]

Opinion: A letter to CBN Governor

Niran Adedokun Dear Lamido Sanusi, Let me start by wishing you a very happy New Year and congratulate you on the near completion of your tenure as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. That can be no mean task, especially with the complexities of the nation and the unpredictability of politicians that you have […]

Wife arrested while exporting heroin to husband

by Comfort Oseghale Nsofor advertisement             A 34-year-old housewife, Ngozi Nsofor, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for attempting to export 195 grammes of heroin to her husband in Liberia. The drug was allegedly concealed inside a bag of female artificial hair and was […]

Scholar Forces Nigerian Corruption Story to Global Agenda

By SaharaReporters, New York Nigerian scholar and political anthropologist, Wale Adebanwi, Friday, put the story of Nigeria’s challenge with corruption back on the new year’s national agenda when his book, Authority Stealing: Anti-Corruption War and Democratic Politics in Post-Military Nigeria was picked by Foreign Affairs, a leading global journal on foreign policy and global affairs, […]

Mujahid Asari Dokubo Writes Obasanjo, Calls Him ‘Chief Assassin’

By SaharaReporters, New York The leader of Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Mujahid Dokubo Asari, on Thursday called former President Olusegun Obasanjo the “Chief Assassin of all times” in response to the former leader’s recent letter to President Goodluck Jonathan. In a letter to Obasanjo, Dokubo, who has previously sworn that there will be hell […]

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