NNPC Revenue: N3.8trn unaccounted fund In 3 Years

NNPC Revenue: N3.8trn unaccounted fund In 3 Years

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) earned 8.1 trillion naira ($41 billion) from 2012 until the end of May, but…

Buhari names new Service Chiefs, NSA

Buhari names new Service Chiefs, NSA

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new Service Chiefs and a National Security Adviser, after sacking their predecessors on Monday, Premium…

Buhari rejects N400m armoured cars

Buhari rejects N400m armoured cars

President Muhammadu Buhari has turned down an offer by the Federal Government to procure five new armoured Mercedes Benz S-600…

U.S. to help Nigeria trace stolen assets, boost military

U.S. to help Nigeria trace stolen assets, boost military

The United States will offer to help President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria's new leader track down billions of dollars in stolen assets…

Wike wins CGPI Governor of the month, Tambuwal is 2nd

Wike wins CGPI Governor of the month, Tambuwal is 2nd

Nyesom Wike is Governor of the month: Nyesom Wike wins CGPI July 2015 Governor of the month Award, Aminu Tambuwal…

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Buhari: Seven Months After

It is almost seven months since Buhari was inaugurated as President and about ten months since he defeated President Jonathan in the March 28 presidential...Read More

The Need for Holistic and Altruistic Approaches to IGR...

This is not an academic or professional article about what IGR or taxes are. We already know what they are and the role they play in governance in any...Read More

Do Bad Things Really Happen to Bad People?

I've always liked this Somerset Maugham quote: "I do not believe myself to be a vindictive man; but when the immortal gods take a hand in the matter it is...Read More

NNPC Appointments: Much Ado about a Conflict of...

I was as usual browsing the noted and respected Sahara Reporters website when I came across a Petition/Press Release by a group named Civil Society...Read More

Understanding Buhari in 100 Days, by Garba Shehu

The enormously popular talk show, Berekete on Wazobia FM radio, Abuja station, told the incredible, yet true story of the hardworking and respected...Read More

To Probe or Not To Probe, This Is the Answer

“Just as it is impossible not to taste the honey or the poison that finds itself at the tip of the tongue, so it is impossible for a Government servant...Read More

Waiting On Buhari

Everything in and about Nigeria is in a waiting pattern. Everybody, Nigerians and foreigners alike, are waiting on President Muhammadu Buhari. This...Read More

Pastor Adeboye: “The Richest Man in the...

“I have houses in at least 188 countries in the world, so I am richer than Bill Gates” -Adeboye Recently, a friend took me to the jewel-in-the-crown of...Read More

Our Own Worst Enemy: The Iniquities of a People

To be your own worst enemy:  to cause most of your problems or most of the bad things that happen to you yourself, because of your character. A few...Read More

The Ooni of Ife and Tradition

As a first year undergraduate at Ife in 1985, I was confronted with this myth that in the town on which our campus was domiciled, rituals were performed...Read More

The National Assembly and its Brains

According to keen observers, the National Assembly needs a shot in the arm or 'Braintashi' which is a play on the word describing some inane local...Read More

Urgent need for ‘braintashi’ in the National...

From the outside looking in, the vast majority of National Assembly members come across as brain-dead, monomaniacally mercantile knuckleheads who have no...Read More

Only Enemies Of Africa Can Justify Biusiness As...

We have to stop thinking of what is in there for me, myself and I: to move Africa to its potential. If it is beneficial to Africa, it also elevates you...Read More

In Defense Of Nigeria

There is no more potent common denominator for all sections of the Nigerian state than corruption, which is using public office or opportunity for private...Read More

The Beginning Of The End Of Saraki Corruption...

Politics in Kwara State has been under the control of Saraki family for years. It is normal for a politician's son, wife, brother or other kinsman to run...Read More



The Other Conflict That Is Costing Nigeria...

And how one group is working to end it. WASHINGTON -- When people think of violence in Nigeria, they usually think of Boko Haram, the militant group that...Read More

Ex-Nigeria Security Adviser Appears in Court on Arms...

Mohammed Sambo Dasuki, who was national security adviser to former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, was charged with weapons offenses on Tuesday at a...Read More

Nigeria’s first test-tube baby secures admission into...

About 17 years after she was born through In Vitro Fertilisation, Nigeria’s first test tube baby, Miss Hannatu Kupchi, has secured admission into a...Read More

Oshiomhole Asks Onolemhemen to Explain $700m Spent on...

Edo State Governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, monday asked the former Minister of Works, Mr. Mike Onolemhemen, to explain how a whopping sum of $700 million...Read More

Buhari will soon balance appointments - Oyegun,

The national chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, John Oyegun, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will appoint Nigerians from...Read More

Nigerians kick as APC disowns Buhari’s campaign...

The Presidency and the ruling All Progressives Congress have come under fire for saying that President Muhammadu Buhari never promised Nigerians that he...Read More

Buhari Swears in new SGF, Babachir Lawal

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in the new Secretary to Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, who was appointed last week. The president...Read More

Understanding Buhari in 100 Days, by Garba Shehu

The enormously popular talk show, Berekete on Wazobia FM radio, Abuja station, told the incredible, yet true story of the hardworking and respected...Read More

Abubakar Audu Wins Kogi APC Governorship Primaries

A former Governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu, has emerged candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state governorship election slated for...Read More

Buhari defends appointment of SGF, others

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday defended the appointment of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal and five...Read More

APC lists new cases of PDP looting

APC lists new cases of looting, says PDP mess must be cleared for Nigerians to enjoy better life The All Progressives Congress (APC) has listed new...Read More

‘US, U. K. lawmakers more expensive to maintain than...

The National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) says it is much more expensive to maintain legislators in the U.S. Congress and the U.K. Parliament...Read More

Letter from Africa: Does Nigeria run better without a...

In our series of letters from African journalists, Mannir Dan Ali looks at how Nigeria is coping without a cabinet. It is now three months since...Read More

Boko Haram now in Lagos, Enugu –DSS

The Department of State Services has arrested 20 suspected Boko Haram commanders in Lagos, Kano, Enugu, Plateau and Gombe states. The suspects, who were...Read More

Anti-corruption war is non-negotiable, Buhari replies...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday replied former Nigerian ministers who questioned the sincerity of his anti-corruption war, saying it is not intended...Read More


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