National News

CAN received N7bn bribe from President Jonathan, insists Borno pastor

The Borno State-based pastor, Kallamu Musa-Dikwa, who accused CAN of collecting N7bn from President Goodluck Jonathan to campaign against the All Progressives Congress Presidential candidate in the March election, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari(retd.), has insisted that the christian body collected the said amount. Musa-Dikwa insisted on Monday in Kaduna that the Jonathan-government gave CAN N7bn, […]

Education National News

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics withdraws strike notice

After about five hours meeting with the Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, and members of the House of Representatives Committee on Education, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has suspended its decision to embark on an indefinite strike, scheduled to commence on Wednesday. The decision, according to the union, was sequel to “fruitful” discussions […]

National News

Villagers comb environs for kidnapped American missionary in Kogi

Villagers in their large numbers began combing the environs of Emiworo, a settlement under Ajaokuta Local government area, near Lokoja in Kogi state, Nigeria in serious search of the kidnapped missionary Rev. Phyllis Sortor, a local said on Tuesday. An eyewitness resident in Emiworo told SavidNews that the set of gunmen attacked the school and […]

News Politics

Buhari’s London Interview Was fake and stage-managed, says Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, yesterday declared that the interview the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari had with a local television station, “All Eyes on African TV” in London, United Kingdom, was not true. The governor said the picture taken from the interview was snapped at Transcorp Hilton in Abuja and […]

Business National News

Missing $20 billion: Publish forensic audit report, Buhari challenges Jonathan

The All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, has challenged President Goodluck Jonathan to order the release of the full report of the audit of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, accused of diverting $20 billion oil money. Mr. Buhari’s campaign organization, the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation, said the president should live […]

National News

Ex-Anambra gov, Mbadinuju, dumps PDP for APC

A former Governor of Anambra State, Chinwoke Mbadinuju, on Monday renounced his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party to join the All Progressives Congress. Mbadinuju, who served as the state governor from 1999 to 2003, cited injustice and “the use and dump mantra” of the PDP as the reason for his decision. He said this […]

National News

Presidency plans to create ‘fake Shekau’ for arrest before March 28 polls – APC

The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation has raised the alarm about reports of a fake Abubakar Shekau (Boko Haram leader) allegedly being paraded by the Federal Government, which it says the government intends to use to create an impression that it is winning the war on terrorism. It said credible sources had alerted the […]

Nigeria Leagues

Ordega, Ohale, 21 others join Super Falcons camp for AAG/Olympic qualifier prep

Twenty three players including US-based Osinachi Ohale and Francisca Ordega have arrived camp of the Nigeria’s senior women team ahead of the 2015 All Africa Games and 2016 Olympic qualifiers. Media Officer of the Super Falcons, Gracious Akujobi revealed that among the 36 called up 21 home-based players had reported early to camp aside the […]

Business National News

‘We never generated that much’ – Jonathan replies Soludo over “missing N30 trillion” claim

President Goodluck Jonathan seized the opportunity of an interview with a Nigerian newspaper last week to hit back at a former Central Bank governor, Charles Soludo, who accused his government of failing to account for at least N30 trillion, and allowing corruption to flourish. Mr. Jonathan dismissed Mr. Soludo’s claim as politically-motivated, and ridiculed his […]

National News

Foreign reserves down by $1.6b in two weeks

Nigeria’s foreign reserves plummeted to $32,306,782,665 at the close of business on Thursday, February 19, 2015. This indicates a cumulative daily drop of $1.6 billion when compared to $33,872,897,637 recorded two weeks ago on February 5, 2015. A week earlier, the nation’s reserves had fallen by a total of $692 million, dropping from the level […]

Nigeria Leagues

Shooting Stars beat Kwara United to NNL Super Four final ticket

Shooting Stars edged Kwara United by 2-1 to qualify for the final of the ongoing Nigeria National League Super Four tournament on Monday night in Ilorin. Goals from Meshack Chukwubuikem and Oladele Eweje ensured the Oluyole Warriors recorded a narrow victory over their hosts in the semi-final match played at the Kwara Township Stadium. Kwara […]

Nigeria Leagues

Super Falcons to play Mali in All Africa Games qualifier

Nigeria’s senior women national team will face Mali in the final round of qualifiers for the 2015 All African Games following the withdrawal of Gabon from the competition. Mali were earlier scheduled to play Gabon in the first round of qualifiers the Gabonese announced a decision to boycott the matches due to unconfirmed reasons. Interestingly, […]

National News

We’ll catch Boko Haram’s Shekau before March 28 elections, assures Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he believes the leader of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, responsible for thousands of deaths, will be apprehended by government forces before Nigeria’s elections starting March 28. Mr. Jonathan disclosed this in an interview with Thisday newspaper on Friday. “God willing we will catch Shekau before the […]

National News

2015 Poll Shift: PDP & Presidency have played their last card, says Dino Melaye

Senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress APC for Kogi West, Honorable Dino Melaye has stated that the election postponement was the last fraudulent tactics the members of the People Democratic Party (PDP) could use to truncate and slow the nation development. Otunba Melaye in a chat with journalists in Lokoja said that the Nigerian […]