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Niger lawmakers get N17m each, stop gov’s removal

The impeachment plot against the Niger State Governor, Aliyu Babangida, may have been stalled as the members of the state House of Assembly pushing...

Jonathan, ministers hold last FEC meeting

Anxiety on Tuesday gripped ministers and other top government officials in Abuja ahead of the last meeting of the Federal Executive Council under the...

Burundi postpones elections

Burundi postpones parliamentary elections by one week to June 2, 2015. Source: The Punch

Bovi involved in an auto crash in Lagos

One of Nigeria’s top comedian, Bovi Ugboma, well known as Bovi was involved in a ghastly motor accident last night in ikoyi – Lagos...

U.S. stocks open little changed

U.S. stocks opened little changed on Tuesday, with the main indexes struggling to push further into record territory. The S&P 500 SPX, -0.10% opened...

Failed Burundi coup: president fires key ministers

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has dismissed his defence and foreign ministers after last week’s failed military coup, according to a presidential spokesperson. Emmanuel Ntahonvukiye, a...

Govs uphold Amaechi’s election as NGF chairman

The crisis rocking the Nigeria Governors Forum was on Monday night resolved following the adoption of Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, as the Chairman...

John Kerry to Lead US Delegation to Buhari’s Inauguration

The United States’ President Barack Obama has named his Secretary of State, Hon John Kerry as the head of the American "Presidential delegation" to...

Govs ask Okonjo-Iweala to account for $20b of excess crude account

The thirty- Six State Governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF yesterday asked the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the...

EFCC revisits subsidy fraud cases

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is revisiting investigations into the fuel subsidy fraud cases which it abandoned since 2012. It was learnt by our...

Burundi President Regains Control Of The Country

The Burundi President, Pierre Nkurunziza, has returned to the country and regained control after a failed coup, according to reports. The attempted coup on May...

Ekiti: Three women kidnapped

Three unidentified women were kidnapped in Ekiti State on Friday afternoon by unknown gunmen. The women were kidnapped with their husbands and unspecified number of...