Four years after he was convicted of money laundering in France, Dan Etete, a former Petroleum Minister, through his company Malabu Oil, has become a billion dollar richer, courtesy of the Nigerian Government and Shell. Read more
The kano state Police Command has paraded one Augustine Effiong also known as Abubakar Garba suspected to be a member of the Boko Haram sect.
Augustine Effiong, 25, an indigene of Akwa Ibom State, who is popularly known as Abubakar Garba said on Monday that he helped carry out deadly attacks on April 29 at church services in the old campus of the Bayero University, Kano Read more
A middle aged man reports said has been arrested at the Radio House, Abuja, housing the Federal Ministry of Information, the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Voice of Nigeria and Kapital FM as well as the National Press Centre.
The man simply identified as John security operatives says was arrested with the possession of grenades and other ammunition as he tried to gain entrance into the Radio House. Read more
The Joint Task Force in an operation comprising the military, the police and members of the State Security Service (SSS) yesterday raided a suspected Boko Haram Hide out and discovered a bomb making factory in Rikkos area of Jos, the Plateau state capital. Read more
Facebook’s first female Engineer, Ruchi Sanghvi spoke to BBC World Service Radio about works, the Engineering profession and what happened during her stay at Facebook. Excerpts of the chat with BBC Radio, published by BBC News are detailed below. Read more
As part of its Industrial Revolution, the Federal Government is to train at least one million youths annually in various technical and vocational skills under the National industrial Skills Development Programme.
The Minister of Trade and Investment, Olusegun Agaga, disclosed this in Abuja , on Thursday, during the Presentation of the National industrial Skills Development Project to stakeholders. Read more
Reports of an explosion in Rumuokoro area of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital this morning has caused an unrest across the nation, with many fearing it was another bomb blast.
While some versions of the report say it was a bomb blast, others say the fire explosion was caused by a petrol tanker.
Information about the nature of the blast is still sketchy, however, Channels TV reports that six burnt bodies have so far been recovered in the first phase of the search for victims. Read more
Minister of Youth Development, Mr. Bolaji Abdullahi, has assured members National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) across the country that their delayed allowances would be paid latest on Friday 18th May, 2012. Read more
The last may not have been heard of the faceoff between the leader of the Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, General Mohammadu Buhari and the presidency as the former Head of State amidst the alleged rumour of plans to arrest him has dared President Jonathan to arrest him now or forever keep his mouth shut. Read more
The insults heaped on the CPC Presidential Candidate in the 2011 elections, General Muhammadu Buhari over his statement on the 2015 elections has been condemn by the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN as totally unacceptable as it throws it weight behind the General. Read more
The ECOWAS Court of Justice sitting in Abuja has rejected the arguments by both the Federal Government and the Rivers State Government to block application seeking court’s permission to call victims and witnesses to testify over the ‘shooting and killing by security agents in Bundu waterfront, Port Harcourt. Read more
As a key part of the industrial revolution embarked upon by the Federal Government, states, ministries, departments and agencies will now be compelled to buy Made-in-Nigeria products in line with the local content provision for government procurement, the Minister of Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga, has said. Read more