Pastor Kallamu Ali Dikwa has revealed that he was offered N1 million by the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to keep quiet over an alleged N7 billion donation to CAN by the Goodluck Jonathan campaign organization ahead of last year’s election.

Oil prices fell on Monday as Iraq said that it wanted to be exempt from an OPEC deal to cut production, though losses were capped by Iran saying it would encourage other members to join an output freeze.

Brent crude futures (LCOc1) were down 45 cents at $51.33 a barrel by 1340 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude (CLc1) was down 61 cents at $50.23.

Some 83 Nigerian soldiers are missing in action since Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked a remote military base in the northeast, senior army officers said Sunday.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally accepted responsibility for the current state of the economy after several months of heaping blames on the former ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

After making the admittance on Monday, the party in power however promised to fix the problems.

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), on Monday said that the coming election was not a do or die affair, while tasking his co-contestants on the need to avoid bloodshed.

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has asked all road users in Lokoja, the state capital, to exercise patience and understanding with the slow-moving vehicular traffic occasioned by the various ongoing road repairs within the city.


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PDP Southwest congress will hold as scheduled - Fayose


Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Southwest Zonal Congress slated for Saturday, May 14, 2016, in Akure, Ondo State will hold as scheduled.

Fayose blames Buhari for Cameron’s corruption insult on Nigeria, cautions magistrates on EFCC

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s utterances outside Nigeria was the reason the British Prime

Petrol price hike, no basis for palliatives – Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said that the lifting of petrol price should not be the basis for which government would provide palliatives to its citizens.

2016 budget: F.G to begin capital release by Friday


The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, has announced plans to commence the release of funds for capital expenditure beginning from Friday for the implementation of the 2016 budget.

 Udoma disclosed this during the 2016 budget breakdown in Abuja.

International community ignored fight against corruption – Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has said that the international community ignored the fight against corruption for too long.

 He also emphasised the need to step up action to tackle corruption, describing it as evil.

Fuel price increment is Buhari’s wickedness taken too far, it’s fraudulent - Fayose


Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC) were playing

Murder in church: Ebonyi police nab suspect

Ebonyi State Police command has arrested one Chukwuka Ben for allegedly killing a 72-year-old Fidelis Uhuo  at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Umuoghara in Ezza North Local Government Area of the state.

Curious! 838 ghost workers discovered at Ebonyi ‘cemetery’

Ebonyi State government has  uncovered ghost workers in the local government system involving 838 cemetery keepers who are receiving CONHESS from the state government on the pretext of keeping cemeteries while there are no cemeteries in the state.


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