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So, What Is a "Fantastically Cor...

[Monitor] David Cameron told the Queen earlier this week that “we’ve got the leaders of some fantastically corrupt countries coming to Britain… Nigeria and Afghanistan, possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world.” Source: Niger feed

Securities Commission Bans Bgl Securi...

[Premium Times] The Managing Director of BGL Securities Limited, Albert Okumagba, has been banned by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for 20 years, from further participation in capital market activities for market rules infraction. Source: Niger feed

Children's Day – Wike Assu...

[Vanguard] Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has assured children in the state that his administration would continue to make investments in education and social services with the aim of giving them a bright future. Source: Niger feed

Lawyers Want Security Vote, Constitue...

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Association of Law Teachers (NALT) on Friday, advocated that security vote and constituency projects should be declared illegal. Source: Niger feed

African Football Body Bans Giwa, Four...

[Vanguard] Confederation of African Football, CAF, has slammed a five-year ban on embattled Chris Giwa and four four of his disciples thereby confirming and extending the same five-year ban placed on them by the Amaju Pinnick- led Nigeria Football Federation. Source: Niger feed

'Successes and Setbacks' in...

[Deutsche Welle] President Buhari can boast about his successes against corruption and Boko Haram militants but the Nigerian economy is still struggling as oil prices have fallen and Import costs have soared says DW’s Thomas Moesch. Source: Niger feed

South African Airways Sponsors Two Ni...

[Daily Trust] The South African Airways (SAA) has offered a free Accra-Washington ticket for two young Nigerian girls and their coach for tennis training in the United States. Source: Niger feed

EFCC – How Diezani Shared N23 B...

[Daily Trust] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday gave details of how N900m was shared among by Ambassador Hassan Adamu, Chief Joel Madaki others from the N23bn campaign funds provided by former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison Madueke. Source: Niger feed

Kidnapping – IGP Deploys Helico...

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -The Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase has deployed a surveillance helicopter and special anti-robbery squad to smoke out kidnappers and robbers in Kogi State. Source: Niger feed

Ortom, Dambazau, Arase Absent At Reps...

[Daily Trust] Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom, Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau and the Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase were yesterday absent at a House of Representatives public hearing on the recent killings in Agatu and some parts of Benue State by suspected herders. Source: Niger feed

Gas Supplies Up, Profits Down At Seve...

[CAJ News] SEVEN Energy, the integrated gas company, has recorded a significant increase in deliveries from the southeast Niger Delta. Source: Niger feed

Tomato Disease Outbreak Affects Five ...

[Vanguard] As the country continues to experience adverse scarcity of tomato, the Federal Government, Wednesday, revealed that five states have been affected by a tomato disease called Tuta absoluta, locally called ‘tomato ebola’. Source: Niger feed

Buhari's One Year 'A Coloss...

[Premium Times] The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the increment in the pump price of petrol as one of the gifts of President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigerians to celebrate his one year in office, describing the president’s one year in office as “a colossal waste”. Source: Niger feed

Railway Reform Critical to Economic R...

[Leadership] Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, yesterday said that the reform of the nation’s railway system is critical to the much needed economic revival in the country even as he reiterated the commitment of the Senate towards the speedy passage of the National Railways Commission Bill According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary […]

Maternal Care – 10,000 Pregnant...

[Leadership] No fewer than 10,000 pregnant women are expected to enjoy child development grant before 2018 , in Buji local government area of Jigawa State. Source: Niger feed

Omisore Reacts As EFCC Declares Him &...

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had declared a former deputy governor of Osun State, Iyiola Omisore wanted. Source: Niger feed

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