Thursday, 27 November 2014 16:24
NIGERIA'S petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke has been elected as the first ever female chairman of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) at its 166th meeting in Vienna today.
Thursday, 27 November 2014 15:40
POLICE in Kaduna have arrested a constable for shooting to death a first class economics graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University over what was an innocuous argument outside a party.
Thursday, 27 November 2014 15:14
SECURITY men in Jigawa State have apprehended three men for allegedly attempting to pull out the baby from the womb of an eight-month pregnant woman in what would have been a forceful childbirth.
Thursday, 27 November 2014 14:15
FORMER head of state and presidential aspirant General Muhammadu Buhari has mounted a charm offensive aimed at wooing Nigerians Christians in response to the perception of him as an intolerant Islamic fundamentalist.
Thursday, 27 November 2014 12:45
FORMER president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has heated up the charged political atmosphere further by describing the current administration of President Goodluck Jonathan as evil because of its intolerance to opposition.
Thursday, 27 November 2014 11:20
NIGERIA'S ongoing spat between the executive and the legislature took a dramatic twist yesterday when the inspector general of police Suleiman Abba refused to recognise Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal as the speaker of the House of Representatives.
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 13:07
REDEEMED Christian Church Of God (RCCG) general overseer Pastor Enoch Adeboye is said to be on the lookout for two private jets to augment the lone Gulfstream plane he currently uses for evangelical work.
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 12:29
NIGERIA has been given €5m by the European Commission (EC) to provide humanitarian assistance to the nearly 2m people across the northeast of the country who have become displaced as a result of Boko Haram's reign of terror.
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:36
HUMANITARIAN workers in Akwa Ibom State have taken over the welfare of a 10-year old boy from the Esit Eket area of the state who was thrown into Imo River to die amid accusations that he was possessed by witchcraft.
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:36
FORMER head of state General Muhammadu Buhari has launched an ambitious fundraising campaign on Facebook aimed at using the social medium to attract millions of Nigerians to bankroll his presidential campaign.
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