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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Time for referendum on NASS

A referendum on the form and nature of the National Assembly is imperative and urgent if we are to be taken seriously as a country truly ready for CHANGE....Read More
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President Buhari and our looted patrimony

There's a Yoruba saying, yiyoekun, t’ojoko, meaning, the stealth of a leopard is not of cowardice. President Buhari just because he has chosen...Read More
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The phones no longer ring, by Reuben Abati

As spokesman to President Goodluck Jonathan, my phones rang endlessly and became more than personal navigators within the social space. They defined my...Read More
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Nigeria committed to good governance and fighting...

This month, the world moved a step closer to the defeat of Boko Haram, the jihadist group that has terrorized hundreds of thousands in the northern states...Read More
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The Irreconciability of Igbo Question and Biafran‎...

Some agitation, debates and trends ride freely to the acceptance of the people but if unchallenged, they can assume a coeval status with more important...Read More

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Buhari appoints SGF, Chief of Staff, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the following appointments: Babachir David Lawal – Secretary to the Government of the Federation Abba Kyari –...Read More
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Legislators agree to pay cut

Members of the National Assembly on Wednesday said they welcomed the decision of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) to...Read More
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Girl suicide bomber kills 5, injures 41 in Nigeria

DAMATURU, Nigeria (AP) — Police say a girl suicide bomber killed five people in an attack at the crowded entrance to a bus station in Damaturu in...Read More
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Nigeria's ex-national security adviser Dasuki...

Nigeria's sacked national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has been charged in court with illegally possessing weapons, an official statement has...Read More
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Nigeria inaugurates committee on establishment of...

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to establish a national airline, the permanent secretary, Ministry of Aviation, Binta Bello, on Monday...Read More
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NDLEA probes Arik attendant caught with N105m...

OPERATIVES of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Tuesday night stormed the headquarters of Arik Air in Ikeja Lagos following the arrest in London...Read More
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Suicide Bomber Hits Airport Junction Maiduguri Kills...

A suicide bomber last night struck at a military checkpoint at the airport junction in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The tragic event took...Read More
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Past govts promoted corruption in oil sector...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said he was disappointed at the way Nigeria’s oil industry had been operated since he left office as a former...Read More
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FBI Donates Forensic Equipment To EFCC

As a way of enhancing the collaboration between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the United States in the fight against economic...Read More
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How Obasanjo Ordered NNPC to Retain NLNG Dividends to...

Following the controversy surrounding the retention of dividends paid by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Company Limited to the Nigerian National...Read More
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Self-suffiency and Nigeria’s defence industry

In an unconscious way perhaps, the on-going military action against the Boko Haram insurgents, has again shown up the under-belly of the Nigerian state....Read More
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Despite Jonathan’s 16 years in power, ex-president’s...

Despite holding various major leadership positions for 16 years where he had opportunities to better the life of his people, ex-President Goodluck...Read More
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Boko Haram: Army reinstates 2,500 soldiers, 102...

The Nigerian Army has recalled over 2,500 soldiers who were asked to withdraw from service for alleged offences committed under the counter- insurgency...Read More
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Attempted Ambush: Troops Kill 10, Arrest 5...

Troops Kill 10 Terrorists in Attempted Ambush of Security Convoy The Chief of Army Staff (COAS ), Lieutenant General Tukur Y Buratai on Saturday visited...Read More
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Attempted Ambush: Troops Kill 10, Arrest 5...

Troops Kill 10 Terrorists in Attempted Ambush of Security Convoy The Chief of Army Staff (COAS ), Lieutenant General Tukur Y Buratai on Saturday visited...Read More

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