Nigeria @52 Speech: President Jonathan’s statement was based on notorious facts – Presidency

Our attention has been drawn to reports from some opposition leaning media houses alleging that Mr. President made some false claims about Nigeria’s standing in this year’s Transparency International anti corruption rating. As is the practice worldwide, we accept the premise that whatever is published in the media and goes unchallenged is the truth. On […]

Video: Henry Okah goes on trial in South Africa

Nigeria’s Okah who lives in Johannesburg has gone on trial in South Africa – accused of planning a bombing that killed 12 people. Henry Okah is accused of masterminding the attack in Nigeria’s capital Abuja in 2010. Al Jazeera’s Yvonne Ndege reports from Abuja.

President Jonathan lied in Independence anniversary broadcast – PremiumTimes

PremiumTimes: President Goodluck Jonathan lied to the world in his Independence Day anniversary speech about gains his administration has made in the fight against corruption, a PREMIUM TIMES investigation has revealed. In what appears to be a major credibility stunt, President Jonathan read a speech in which he scored his government high on all sides. […]

Reps to Probe Otedola, AMCON Debt Deal

By Onwuka Nzeshi, Thisday. The House of Representatives yesterday faulted the N140.9 billion debt settlement deal between the Chairman of Zenon Oil and Gas and Forte Oil Plc, Mr. Femi Otedola, and the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), saying the procedure was unacceptable. Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon. Zakari Mohammed, […]

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