Adamawa: PDP National Working Committee disowns Bamanga Tukur

Members of the National working committee (NWC) of PDP rose from a meeting Tuesday in Abuja watching their hands off the on-going ward, local government and state congresses of the party in Adamawa Sate. The NWC members said that the purported congresses were neither authorized by the NWC nor monitored and/or supervised by the National […]

Subsidy Payments: Finance Ministry Releases N161 Billion to CBN

The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has refuted media reports which allege that the Federal Ministry of Finance is blocking verified payments to marketers. According to the Minister, the Finance Ministry made the N161.6 billion supplementary budget for subsidy payments which had been approved by the National Assembly […]

Good Humour at the President’s Expense

By Philip Amiola I have observed with some degree of amusement, the wave of criticism and outrage that greeted the ill-timed ignition of President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 political campaign machinery. The campaign message – One good term deserves another – is especially humorous. Although Mr President has dissociated himself from the presidential campaign posters which […]

Nigeria’s University of Benin unveils ‘cure’ for HIV/AIDS

A cure for Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV, and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, AIDS, has been discovered, a Professor at the University of Benin said on Tuesday. Isaiah Ibeh, the Dean of the School of Basic Medical Science of the University, said in Benin that the herbal drug has undergone “series of successful tests”. “We are at […]


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