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Pictures: Jonathan, First Lady Visit Pope Francis at the Vatican – Pope promises to visit Nigeria

  President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday at the Vatican met with Pope Francis and discussed promotion of inter-faith dialogue in Nigeria and other parts of the world to foster greater global peace and security. President Goodluck Jonathan (L) Presenting A Souvenir To Pope Francis During His Visit To Vatican City On Saturday (22/3/14) With Them […]

RE: Damning US Corruption Report on Nigeria – By Dr. Philip Ikomi

By Dr. Philip Ikomi | NNP | March 25, 2014 – It is quite nauseating to read on the pages of Nigerian newspapers stories such as the subject of this article. Who cares? One would like to know the basis of the US report. Why does the US give reports about various countries around the […]

UNIOSUN engages OPC to protect students from rapists

  Vice-Chancellor, Osun State University, Prof. Bashiru Okesina The Vice Chancellor of the Osun State University, Prof. Bashir Okesina, says the university has engaged the services of members of the Oodua People’s Congress to protect its students from rapists and hoodlums. Okesina said this while addressing a press conference in Osogbo on Monday as part […]

Jonathan didn’t say NNPC withheld $10bn —Presidency

  President Goodluck Jonathan The Presidency on Tuesday denied reports that President Goodluck Jonathan confirmed in Amsterdam that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation wrongly withheld $10bn from the Federation Account. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, in a statement, described the reports as “completely false and a total […]

Five policemen, 32 others killed in Borno, Benue attacks

  Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Ten persons were killed in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Tuesday, when two suicide bombers rammed their cars into a police patrol vehicle. Also, 27 people were reportedly killed on Tuesday in Benue State after a brutal attack which took place in Agena Village in Gwer-East Local Government […]

Osun PDP elders picked me for gov – Adeleke

  Alhaji Isiaka Adeleke The first civilian Governor of Osun State, Alhaji Isiaka Adeleke, has said that elders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state asked him to pick form and run for the office again. Adeleke said that there was no way he would have turned the request of the elders down, since […]

Intercontinental Bank: Shareholders sue Sanusi for N10bn

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Lamido Sanusi Shareholders of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc have asked an Abuja Federal High Court to order the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Lamido Sanusi, to pay them N10bn as damages over what they described as the fraudulent banking and investment practices […]

I am fit for confab – Akunyili

Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke Fresh revelations indicated on Tuesday that Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, maintained a second jet. The jet, a  Global Express XRS plane, is  allegedly chartered specifically for her private and official trips overseas. A return trip on  the  XRS plane is said to cost taxpayers €600,000. The   jet  […]

Diezani jet scandal: Reps uncover second aircraft

Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke Fresh revelations indicated on Tuesday that Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, maintained a second jet. The jet, a  Global Express XRS plane, is  allegedly chartered specifically for her private and official trips overseas. A return trip on  the  XRS plane is said to cost taxpayers €600,000. The   jet  […]

Yobo’s flat horrifies landlord

  SUPER Eagles skipper, Joseph Yobo A landlord was horrified when he saw the state in which a penthouse flat leased in the name of ex-Everton player Joseph Yobo had been left. There were burn marks on the carpet, a dirty kitchen and bathroom, and holes in the wall left from a flat-screen television. But […]

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