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China’ll continue to assist Nigeria, other developing nations – Xi Jinping

Nigeria and other developing and least developed countries are set to benefit from China’s bourgeoning prosperity as the communist country has announced that it will increase assistance to them.

President Buhari asked NNPC chief Maikanti Baru and I to work together – Ibe Kachikwu

The minister of state for petroleum resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has disclosed President Muhammadu Buhari’s response to his allegations against Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Nigeria deeply committed to rule of law – Richard Adedoja

Nigeria has assured the international community that it is deeply committed to the concept of rule of law as enshrined in the Constitution of the country.

Senator Ahmed Markafi moves to unite Osun PDP factions

The national caretaker chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ahmed Makarfi, on Wednesday held a peace meeting with leaders of the party in Osun State, as part of efforts to revive the party.

Fed govt to ban private practice by doctors in public hospitals

The federal government has started taking steps to stop doctors in public service from engaging in private practice.

President Buhari putting wrong people in strategic positions – Senator Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has noted that there are so many square pegs in round holes in the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

Ibe Kachikwu’s letter, other scandals call for decisive steps to restore order – Group

The Resource Centre for Human Rights & Civic Education (CHRICED), yesterday, said after carefully evaluating the state of governance in Nigeria, it concluded that President Muhammadu Buhari appears to have totally lost grip of his administration.

Kachikwu’s leaked memo rekindles scandal around NNPC

A leaked memo from Nigeria’s minister of state for oil has shown that irregularities in the state-owned oil giant remain entrenched, despite official vows to root out the “cancer” of graft.

Restructuring alone can’t solve Nigeria’s problems – Pat Utomi

A former presidential candidate, Prof. Pat Utomi, has stated that restructuring is not the panacea to Nigeria’s development challenges.

Restructuring, growth and inclusion

The expectation was being smaller political units, states would reduce the power of political office holders, minimize the role of ethnicity in governance as well as the struggle for political power at the national level

Kogi govt threatens to sack striking workers

The strike action embarked upon by workers in Kogi state assumed a new turn on Monday as the leadership of the organised labour alleged threats to their lives.

Rivers people believe in Nigeria’s unity – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State says the people of the state believe in Nigeria’s unity.

Inheritors of the Niger Area

The counter coup led to so much bloodshed and instability, that the following month, an Ad Hoc Constitutional Conference was convened and the then four regions were asked to consult their constituents and submit comprehensive memoranda on the future of the country.

Why Nigeria entered recession – ex-finance minister

A former Minister of Finance and one-time High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Alhaji Abubakar Alhaji, has identified high overheads in governance and other expenses associated with Nigeria’s federal system as the reason why Nigeria fell into recession.


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VP Yemi Osinbajo at RCCG, blames churches for corruption

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Court frustrates kidnap kingpin Evans lawyer’s attempt to adjourn trial

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on Thursday frustrated attempt made by the notorious kidnap kingpin’s lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, to adjourn Evans trial.

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of promoting ‘regime change’

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Gunmen kidnap DPO, 5 others in Niger

The Divisional Police Officer attached to the Sarkin Pawa Police Division in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, Amos Ali, his orderly and four others have been kidnapped by gunmen.