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Police Ordered To Arrest Emir Of Kano, Sanusi For Fraud

Posted ago by Adediwura

The new Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, is to be arrested by the Nigerian Police on fraud-related charges from his tenure as Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor. According to Sahara Reporters, sources at the Presidency in Abuja disclose …

Jonathan is hurting Nigeria – The Economist

Posted ago by Adediwura

FOR the past few years President Goodluck Jonathan has publicly shrugged off the deaths of thousands of people, mainly in the north-east of his country, portraying them as the unfortunate but unavoidable result of a fanatical insurgency for which his …

Here’s What I Experienced At Jonathan Daughter’s Wedding.

Posted ago by Kowope

# Below is a funny blow-by-blow account of what happened at the big wedding in Abuja: I attended the wedding reception of President’s Jonathan’s daughter, Faith and her husband, Godswill. I am sure most of you saw it live on …

Must Read: Centenary Anniversary Broadcast by President Jonathan

Posted ago by Elsie

This is the national broadcast by Pres. Jonathan on the occasion of Nigeria’s Centenary Celebrations today Wednesday, 26th February, 2014. Read his full speech below Dear Compatriots, 1.  I extend warm greetings and felicitations to all Nigerians as we celebrate …

President Jonathan Gives N50 Million to Nigerian Supporters Club.

Posted ago by Kowope

President Jonathan this morning announced the release of N50million to members of the Nigerian Football Supporters Club as they prepare to go cheer the National team in the forthcoming Brazil World Cup tournament which starts in June. In a ceremony …

Aviation Minister Stella Oduah Erases Education References Online After SR Report.

Posted ago by Kowope

I saw the Sahara Reporters news yesterday but decided to leave it alone until the Minister responds to the allegations. And she has, by erasing her educational references online after SR’s report hit the net. According to the report by Sahara …

FG To Maintain Presidential Jets With N1.52 Billion in 2014.

Posted ago by Kowope

The Federal Government has budgeted N1.52b for the maintenance of the 10 aircraft currently in the Presidential Air Fleet in 2014. The maintenance cost is slightly higher than the N1.5bn proposed as the initial deposit for the purchase of additional …

Aero Contractor Reportedly Changes Name to Nigerian Eagle.

Posted ago by Kowope

According to new reports, Aero Contractors, partly owned by the Ibru family has changed its name to Nigerian Eagle, and will most likely be the official national carrier.  Thisday reports that the airline will be unveiled this Sunday as the Nation’s …

President Jonathan Undergoes Medical Check Up in London.

Posted ago by Kowope

Presidential spokesperson Reuben Abati has announced that the president is currently undergoing medical check up in the UK but says it’s nothing serious In the course of his on-going visit to London for a meeting of Nigeria’s Honorary International Investors’ …

Happy Birthday to Our Dear President, Goodluck Jonathan.

Posted ago by Kowope

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is a year older today 20th November. He turned 56. We wish  you more happy returns.

Nigeria’s GDP to Hit 7.2%, Inflation 8.3% in 2014.

Posted ago by Kowope

NIGERIA’ economic growth, measured by the performance of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been forecasted to hit 7.2 percent, while inflation will drop to 8.3 percent in 2014. UK based Business Monitor International, in its review of global macro …

Okonjo-Iweala Advises Tribunal on Procedure for Filing Suits by Investors.

Posted ago by Kowope

The Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged the Investments and Securities Tribunal (IST), to devise better processes that investors could follow in filing cases at the tribunal. Okonjo-Iweala, gave the advice at the Capital Market Stakeholders’ …

With Whom is ASUU in Conflict?

Posted ago by Kowope

  It is no longer news that academic activities in public universities in Nigeria have been paralysed in the last 4 months as a result of the industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). With …

PDP Crisis: Atiku, G7 Governors, Baraje Dare Tukur, Hold Caucus Meeting.

Posted ago by Kowope

THE Abubakar Kawu Baraje-led group of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has shunned the warning by the PDP National Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, that it should cease to hold meetings, after it concluded arrangements to hold a national caucus meeting …

N32m Ransom Paid for Oronto Dougla’s Sister – MEND

Posted ago by Kowope

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta has said that contrary to claims by the family of the released sister of President Goodluck Jonathan’s aide, Mrs. Augusta Douglas-Ayam, the sum of $200,000 (N32m) was paid as ransom. MEND …

Oduah: Groups Plan Nationwide Mass Protest.

Posted ago by Kowope

SOME civil society groups have said unless those found culpable in the N255m — armoured cars scandal rocking the Ministry of Aviation are investigated and prosecuted, they will take to the streets in mass protests. The groups include the Coalition …

Defection: Rebel PDP Governors Meet Today.

Posted ago by Kowope

Seven aggrieved governors of the Peoples Democratic Party will meet in Abuja on Sunday night (today) to strategise on how to face the challenges before them. The meeting, which is holding at the Sokoto State Governor’s Lodge, is expected to …

Women Who Are More Powerful Than Jonathan.

Posted ago by Kowope

Since inception, President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration has been accused of impunity, usually caused by decisions and actions of the President, including those of his ministers and close associates. Most of the glaring cases of abuse of power including reckless spending …

I have Not Seen Stella Since 2011 – Chief Chris Ogiemwonyi, Her Former Husband

Posted ago by Kowope

Ex-Minister of State for Works, Chief Chris Ogiemwonyi, is the former husband to embattled Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Oduah.  When they went their separate ways a couple of years ago, having Ogiemwonyi removed as part of her surname became an …

Federal Government Opposes UN over Death Penalty, Same Sex Marriage.

Posted ago by Kowope

The Federal Government on Friday reinforced its stand  on death penalty and same sex marriage, saying it will not be deterred by pressures from the United Nations. Nigeria had retained the death sentence for some specific offenses and also prohibited …