Monthly Archives: February 2015

APC leaders should explain how they bought jets – Fani-Kayode

Director of Media and Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has called on Nigerians to ask the All Progressives Congress leaders on how they acquired their private jets. Fani-Kayode, was reacting to an allegation … Continue reading

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Troops raid Boko Haram’s hideout in Yobe, Adamawa

The Director of Defence Information, Maj. Gen Chris Olukolade, has said some terrorists were killed by troops during a cordon and search operation along Djimillo-Damaturu on Friday. Olukolade said the troops had a fierce encounter with the terrorists when their … Continue reading

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Ekiti seeks violence-free polls

The Ekiti State Government has urged residents to shun acts that could lead to blood shedding or violence in the forthcoming general elections. Speaking with journalists in Ado Ekiti, the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Modupe Alade, said no … Continue reading

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Why don’t you want Jega sacked, PDP asks APC

The Peoples Democratic Party has challenged the All Progressives Congress to come out clear and explain to Nigerians the links between it and the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, which informs and propels its interest … Continue reading

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Polls: Jonathan woos Benin chiefs, seeks royal blessing

In a bid to gather more support from the South South geopolitical zone, President Goodluck Jonathan ha‎s urged traditional rulers in the Benin Kingdom to support his re-election bid, as a “son of the Benin palace.” ‎Jonathan made the appeal … Continue reading

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USAID to support Nigeria’s non-oil exports with N600m

The United States Agency for International Development has disclosed plans to support the country’s non-oil sector with a special fund of $3m (N606.6m) following calls for increased investment in the sector in the face of falling crude oil prices. The … Continue reading

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NPA threatens N100bn fishing investment

The Nigerian Trawler Owners Association has said its members’ N100bn businessess, which   are located at the Kirikiri Lighter Terminal in Lagos, are being threatened by an eviction notice issued by the Nigerian Ports Authority. NITOA’s Executive Secretary, Dayo Adesanya, told … Continue reading

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