Monday, 20 June 2016 12:31
FORMER minister of state for defence Senator Musiliu Obanikoro faces being extradited from the US to face corruption charges in Nigeria after Washington's Department of Justice revealed that it would consider a formal request that he be handed over.
Monday, 20 June 2016 11:29
FORMER managing director of the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company (NSPM) Emmanuel Okoyomon looks set to be extradited to the UK to face money laundering charges after an Abuja high court rejected his appeal against such action.
Monday, 20 June 2016 10:14
COMMERCIAL motorcyclists in Ondo town have staged a demonstration outside the provincial police station after policemen put a nursing mother and her baby son in hospital while trying to extract a N100 (34p) bribe from an Okada driver.
Monday, 20 June 2016 09:38
REMMITANCES from Nigerians in diaspora are set to soar to an unprecedented $35bn from the current $21bn as a result of the new flexible foreign exchange regime introduced by the government.
Monday, 20 June 2016 08:40
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a 13-day trip to the UK where he went for treatment on an ear infection saying he is as fit as a fiddle and all set to resume his official duties.
Sunday, 19 June 2016 12:37
HOUSE of Representatives speaker Hon Yakubu Dogara has responded to allegations by the US government that three parliamentarians engaged in acts of sexual impropriety during a recent visit to Cleveland by stating that they are innocent until proven guilty.
Sunday, 19 June 2016 12:23
BORNO State governor Kashim Shettima has asked security operatives to investigate claims that food contributed to feed internally displaced people (IDP) forced into camps by the Boko Haram crisis has been diverted to personal use.
Sunday, 19 June 2016 12:04
SEVERAL Niger Delta militant groups have written to the federal government warning that they will not be party to any agreements entered into that only involve the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) and the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (Mend).
Sunday, 19 June 2016 11:11
SENATORS have begun debating a bill that will guarantee life pensions for principal officers of the National Assembly in line with what members of the executive like governors receive when they leave office.
Sunday, 19 June 2016 10:50
IRATE youths have arrested a church pastor and one of his senior evangelists in Enugu State after the two of them were caught having sex together in what is the first case of homosexual intercourse between two members of the clergy.
Page 6 of 672