Politics

  • President Jonathan nominates Shekarau as Minister

    by - Jun 4, 2014
    Nigeria’s President, Godluck Jonathan has nominated former opposition leader, Ibrahim Shekarau for a ministerial position. The Kano born politician was nominated along with three others namely, Abdul Bulama from Yobe State, Adedayo Adeyeye from Ekiti State,...
  • NATIONAL CONFERENCE WANT CHURCHES TAXED

    by - May 27, 2014
    The delegates attending the national conference in Abuja voted Tuesday in favour of government’s taxation of religious organisations. When put into vote, most of the delegates were in favour of the recommendation. Other resolutions passed on...
  • 100 MILLION NAIRA MEDICAL PENSION FOR AKWA-IBOM GOVERNORS

    by - May 26, 2014
    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a lifelong pension bill for former governors and deputy governors in Akwa-Ibom state has been passed. The bill named: former Governor and Deputy Governor’s Pension Bill 2014, allows ex-governors...
  • ALISON-MADUEKE: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO PROBE ALLEGED JET SCANDAL

    by - May 22, 2014
    The speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has instructed the House’s Public Accounts Committee to commence an investigative hearing on the alleged N10 billion air charter services scam involving the Minister of Petroleum...
  • WHY I AVOID RELIGIOUS DEBATES — FASHOLA

    by - May 20, 2014
    Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola, has given reasons why he preferred not to be drawn into religious debates. He told an audience of religious leaders at an inter-faith gathering in Lagos that a religious debate has...
  • APC, PDP TEST POPULARITY IN KANO

    by - May 18, 2014
    The local government elections which took place at the 44 local government areas and the 484 wards in Kano, Northern Nigeria, was marred by violence in some parts of the state yesterday. The skirmishes prevented some...
  • Jonathan: Playing with Boko Haram fire

    by - Mar 27, 2014
    The admission by President Goodluck Jonathan last week that he had treated Boko Haram insurgents light-heartedly even as the violent sectarian group continued to slaughter Nigerian citizens must have come as a surprise to many people....
  • Helloooo, National Conference Delegates

    by - Mar 24, 2014
    Almost everybody in Nigeria and even elsewhere knows that this is not the best of time for the most populous black nation on earth. From allegations and counter allegations of corruption and sleaze hovering around nearly...