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Nigeria News Today: March 14, 2017

$1.1 bn Malabu deal, peak of graft – OBASANJO

By adekunle *Says Adoke should honourably answer for his actions in office *Adds ex-AG, Bayo Ojo, Edmund Daukoru can shed more light ABUJA —...

Fidelity Bank restates commitment to entertainment industry

By adekunle FIDELITY Bank Plc, yesterday, reiterated its resolve to support operators in the entertainment industry. The bank’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Nnamdi...

Moulding Nigeria into a nation (6)

By Urowayino Warami By Afe Babalola I concluded my discussion last week with a promise to examine the constitution making process of some...

Tears, tight security as Ogbemudia’s remains arrive Benin

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Alexander Okere, Benin The remains of a former Governor of the defunct Mid-West Region and old Bendel State,...

FG seeks N’Assembly support for economic recovery plan

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The  Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, on Tuesday said the support of...

EFCC arrests Jonathan’s godson over N2bn payment

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a godson of former President Goodluck Jonathan for...

Kwankwaso seeks prosecution of perpetrators of Ife clash

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Femi Makinde, Osogbo A former Kano State Governor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Tuesday, visited the scene of the...

Buhari, Saraki, Dogara meet on N’Delta, Eurobond, others

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, met with the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and the...

Ortom vows to evacuate herdsmen from Benue

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Olaleye Aluko and John Charles Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that he has commenced the process...

Inflation rate records first drop in 15 months

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation rate,...

Seized N3bn: EFCC arraigns ex-NNPC boss Yakubu Thursday

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Thursday arraign   a former Group Managing Director of...

Police call second witness in ex-Punch official’s case

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The police on Monday called their second witness in the trial of an ex-employee of Punch Nigeria...

Is INEC’s early release of 2019 elections timetable appropriate?

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim For me, what the Independent National Electoral Commission has done is commendable. This is because INEC has given...

IGP Promotes 28,627 Rank And Files

By John Young The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has approved the promotion of 28,627  Rank and File who are due for...

Court Fixes March 23 To Rule On Alison-Madueke’s $115, 010,000

By John Young Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court Lagos will on March 23 decide whether or not to admit...

Court Grants Assaulted Journalist Permission To Introduce Oral Evidence In Suit...

By John Young Justice Abdulaziz Anka of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday granted leave to a Lagos-based journalist, Otunba Olomofe,...

Ogun Assembly flays Customs men for killing residents

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The Ogun State House of Assembly has condemned the alleged killings of innocent citizens of the...

Obiano wants to kill me, Anambra PDP chair alleges

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Tony Okafor, Awka The  Anambra State Chairman of the  Peoples Democratic Party,  Prince Ken Emeakayi, on Tuesday alleged that...

Lagos trader tortures ward with blade over N20

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Samson Folarin A female resident, identified only as Iya Keji, was attacked on Tayo Kehinde Street, in the Egbeda...

‘Low rainfall will threaten food production this year’

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Most parts of the country will experience below normal rainfall this year and this will pose...

Duties on old vehicles: Customs CG makes a U-turn, to honour...

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Leke Baiyewu and Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), has dropped...

Buhari meets Emefiele

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received briefing from the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele. The briefing...

Preventing cancers of female reproductive organs

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Oladapo Ashiru The word ‘cancer’ is a very dreadful terminology for both doctors and patients alike. It is so...

Tension in Abuja community over alleged poisoning of cows

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Adelani Adepegba, Abuja There was tension at Apo new site, a community in the Federal Capital Territory, following...

Parties back INEC on 2019 election timetable

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja Political parties in the country on Tuesday accepted the timetable released by the Independent National Electoral...

Transcorp Power inaugurates $28.3m gas turbine

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim ’Femi Asu Transcorp Power Limited, a subsidiary of Transcorp Plc, on Monday inaugurated the 115-megawatts Gas Turbine 15 at...

Only enablers’ll make relocation order to oil coys work...

By Urowayino Warami By Charles Kumolu Our guest today, Mr. Andy Wabali, Managing Director of Pan Energy Resources, discusses his life as a...

Dickson wants PDP to engage Sheriff to end crisis

By adekunle By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor & Samuel Oyadongha LAGOS— A major crack in the unity of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,...

Ugborodo youths decry alleged interference on choice of contractors

By Okogba By Gab Ejuwa Youths of Ugborodo community in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, have accused the management...

. CAF Poll: Pinnick Will Protect Nigeria’s Interest — Galadima

By John Young Former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima has reiterated his desire to see Nigeria gain more...

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