Saturday, 27 June 2015 09:36
GOVERNOR Rauf Aregbesola has been accused by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of trying to force local governments across the state to take out fresh loans worth N9bn (£28.61m) to enable him offset civil servants salary arrears.
Saturday, 27 June 2015 09:05
NIGERIA faces the prospect of a partial media blackout after the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) threw its weight behind the ongoing strike action by employees of several media houses over unpaid salary arrears.
Friday, 26 June 2015 10:45
NIGERIA'S military high command has made an emergency payment to the families of the 62 soldiers who lost their lives in a confrontation with Boko Haram terrorists in Zaman Lafiya in Borno State.
Friday, 26 June 2015 10:18
NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) officials have revealed that head coach Stephen Keshi will be sacked if indeed he is found to have applied for the job to manage Ivory Coast's national team the Elephants.
Friday, 26 June 2015 09:51
MEMBERS of the Enugu State Police Command have begun a manhunt for several unidentified men who lured one Sunday Onwe Uche from Amuri Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state to a hotel and made him drink acid.
Friday, 26 June 2015 09:21
NINE people have been sentenced to death in Kano State by a Sharia Court of Appeal in Rijiyar Lemo for blaspheming against the Prophet Mohammed after being convicted of making unguarded utterances against Islam.
Friday, 26 June 2015 08:56
NIGERIA'S senators appear prepared to cut their jumbo allowances in response to the public outcry over the National Assembly's drain on the country's resources by constituting a committee to review their packages.
Friday, 26 June 2015 08:10
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mallam Ahmed Idris as the new accountant-general of the federation after he successfully emerged from a rigid selection process that involved about 60 candidates sitting examinations.
Thursday, 25 June 2015 14:10
HEALTH authorities in Kano State have sent a woman who offered a card and house to any man willing to marry her to the Dawanau Psychiatric Hospital amid fears that she is not mentally stable.
Thursday, 25 June 2015 11:37
NIGERIA's senate has completed the appointment of its principal officers by electing Senator Ali Ndume from Borno State as the majority leader and Senator Ibn Na'Allah from Kebbi State as his deputy.
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