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Nigerian Youngest Filmmaker Inspires ...

[New Era] Windhoek -A group of aspiring filmmaker’s received a free filmmaking and film-editing workshop last week from the world’s youngest filmmaker, Zuriel Oduwole. Source: Niger feed

Abducted Bayelsa Girl, Ese Oruru, to ...

[Premium Times] The teenage girl abducted from Bayelsa State, into a forced marriage and conversion to Islam in Kano, is to undergo a medical examination before being reunited with her family, the police said Wednesday. Source: Niger feed

Saraki Replies Obasanjo, Promises to ...

[Premium Times] The President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, has formally replied a letter ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo wrote to the National Assembly on January 13, accusing the country’s federal lawmakers of corruption, greed, lawlessness and impunity. Source: Niger feed

Nigeria's 2016 Budget and the Ne...

[Premium Times] Now, what matters is not the manner of passage, but the content and implementation plan of the budget. Now we have a budget with padded content being corrected for over three months, effectively giving the government only nine months to implement it. Source: Niger feed

Court Slams EFCC, Orders Immediate Re...

[Premium Times] A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has ordered the immediate release of the Aide de Camp to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Ojogbane Adegbe, on liberal terms. Source: Niger feed

Court Orders EFCC to Release Jonathan...

[Vanguard] Federal Capital Territory High Court in Jabi, Abuja, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to immediately grant bail to an ex-Aide de Camp to immediate-past President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Ojogbane Adegbe, on liberal terms. Source: Niger feed

Court Orders Obasanjo, Yar'Adua,...

[Premium Times] The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, in a landmark judgment, has held that successive governments since the return of democracy in 1999 “breached the fundamental principles of transparency and accountability for failing to disclose details about the spending of recovered stolen public funds, including on a dedicated website.” Source: Niger feed

JAMB – Answers Not in the Optio...

[Vanguard] Some candidates of the on-going Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, said aside the lateness in starting the examination, a bigger challenge was with the English Language paper as answers to some of the questions were not made available. Source: Niger feed

Nuclear Agency Workers Begin Strike O...

[Premium Times] Workers of the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA) on Monday commenced a three-day warning strike over alleged poor conditions of service, maladministration, impunity and abuse of office by its management. Source: Niger feed

Governor Dickson's Sister Rescue...

[Premium Times] The younger sister of Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, has been rescued by security agencies in the state after being kidnapped and held captive for more than two months. Source: Niger feed

Why We'll No Longer Sponsor Pilg...

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Lagos State Government has emphasized that it will no longer sponsor pilgrimage services to Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem. Source: Niger feed

Focus On Poverty – Hidden Inequ...

[SciDev.Net] Off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria, land is being reclaimed from the sea to host Eko Atlantic, a futuristic new city for the mega-rich. Touted as the ‘Hong Kong of Africa’, it will boast the continent’s largest shopping mall and financial hub, a marina, private international schools and hospitals, and 250,000 residents. Source: Niger […]

The Emir of Kano, Inspector General o...

[Premium Times] … the most significant thing for this our deeply traumatised nation in all this drama is how this whole episode will deepen the mutual suspicion between the Hausa community all over Nigeria and their hosts. I can easily see the host community in Yenagoa protesting and attacking the Hausa community with the inevitable […]

FG to Tackle Poverty Headlong, Says O...

[This Day] Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has stated that the cardinal objectives of the present government was to tackle the scourge of poverty headlong and foster the kind of inclusive developments that would take marginalised and vulnerable segments of Nigeria out of poverty in the shortest time possible. Source: Niger feed

Stock Trading – Sell-Off Contin...

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Trading activities in the equity segment of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) during the trading period of the week ride on negative trend of last week with N67 billion lose. Source: Niger feed

Buhari Visits Ka'aba Chambers,

[Guardian] NIGERIA was a cynosure of all eyes where in a rare gesture ever granted to any Head of State, President Muhammadu Buhari along with members of his entire delegation from Nigeria was early yesterday granted access to the Holy Ka’aba, in Makkah, where he offered prayers for the peace and progress of the country. […]

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