Thursday 8 June 2017

Nigerians Should Be Grateful For Buhari’s Administration – Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina, has urged Nigerians to be grateful that the current administration is pulling the country out of economic recession after one year.

Speaking in an interview with The Sun, Adesina said while Japan has been in recession for 15 years, Venezuela is yet to recover from its economic crisis declaring that based on the performance in the last two years, the Buhari administration had done well.

Militants threaten to resume bombing of oil facilities in Delta

A militant group, New Delta Avengers, yesterday vowed to resume disruption of oil exploration activities in Delta State. The militants declared “Operation Cripple Oil and Gas Production’ saying

Al Jazeera hack: Publisher under cyber attack on all websites, Facebook and Twitter pages

The Al Jazeera media network has been hit with a "cyber attack on all systems, websites and social media platforms", the Qatar based broadcaster has said.

It is the flagship broadcaster for the country, which is in a stand-off with fellow Arab states over alleged ties to terrorism, a row which is endangering stability in the region.

Two robbers killed after hijacking luxury bus

It was end of the road for two suspected highway robbers Thursday as police operatives in Ogun State gunned them down after a robbery attack on passengers of a luxury bus along the Sagamu-

Three men caught trafficking Mozambican juveniles – Zimbabwe

Police IG orders investigation, arrest of Arewa group members over Igbo threat

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the Commissioner of Police (CP) in Kaduna State to investigate and arrest members of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum for issuing

EFCC traces multi-billion Abuja asset to ex-First Lady

Another multi-billion naira property has been traced to a former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is to mark the property as “being under investigation” and may place it under Interim Asset Forfeiture, The Nation learnt yesterday.

BREAKING: Senate bows to Nigerians, stands down bill that would’ve increased petrol price

Following public outcry, the Nigerian Senate on Thursday stepped down a bill that would have led to an increase in price of petrol.

EFCC Arraigns INEC Commissioner for N185m Scam

A former Rivers State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Gesila Khan Okubama, was on Wednesday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, at a Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Don’t register APDA, it’ll confuse voters, says APGA

The All Progressives Grand Alliance has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission not to register the newly-formed political association, the All Peoples Democratic Alliance, as a party.

National Chairman of APGA, Dr Victor Oye, made the call in his message to members of the party on mark his two years in office, released in Awka on Wednesday.

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