By Simeon Nwakaudu

This is the time for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Federal Government to settle down and reflect. I mean think about their failure in governance.

They can still make amends in the interest of the country. This is the time for the APC to stop lying, seek help from other patriotic Nigerians and start working for the people.

The police in Kogi State has paraded about 20 suspected criminals for various criminal offences.

Among the suspects are two policemen, Corporal Suleiman Isiaka, Corporal Ibrahim James and one naval officer, Bature Habila who were arrested for kidnapping and armed robbery.

By Dallas Onyema

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, has sued the Federal Government over what he described as “lopsided appointments” at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

According to a statement signed on Monday by his media assistant, Niyi Odunmorayo, Agbakoba made the allegation in a suit filed at the Federal High Court, Abuja.

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has given judgment in the case of Wing Commander Danladi Angulu Kwasu and the Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN), stating that the FRN violated the right of life in respect of the deceased son who died during the watermanship training at the Nigerian Defence Academy, on April 30, 2015.

The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has asked the Senate to approve a loan of $5.5 billion to fund the 2017 budget.

His request was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, at the plenary on Tuesday.

The President also said that the 2017 budget had a deficit of N2.356 trillion.

For the most part, Nigeria's 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday was a hair-tearing tactical duel, not particularly easy on the eye, and left expectant home fans restless until Alex Iwobi struck on 73 minutes.
Many fans went into the World Cup qualifying game fearing the worst, while praying for the Super Eagles not to drop the ball.


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Money Laundering Suit: Diezani seeks to be joined as defendant

The former Petroleum Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, has filed an aplication before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, seeking to be joined as a defendant in a money laundering suit insituted against Dele Belgore (SAN) and Professor Abubakar Sulaiman, former minister of N

PDP chairmanship: IBB endorses Gbenga Daniel

Nigeria’s former Military President, and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has thrown his weight behind the former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel’s (OGD) bid to become the National Chairman of the party.

Bayelsa governor reshuffles cabinet

…Information, Education and Mineral Resources affected

Niger Delta leaders to meet Buhari

Niger Delta leaders, on the platform of the Pan Niger Delta Peoples Congress (PNDPC) have disassociated themselves from the Edwin Clark-led Pan Niger Delta Peoples Forum (PANDEF), saying they are meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari to present a new template for lasting peace in the region.

Yenagoa court remands whistle-blowers in prison

A Yenagoa Chief Magistrate Court, presided over by Magistrate Mirin Johnson, on Tuesday remanded in prison custody two suspected whistle blowers, who fed the Inspector-General of Police monitoring team with false information on Moses Oruaze Dickson, the younger brother of the Governor of Bayelsa

Nigeria: Obiano has performed woefully — Nwob- Alor, APGA chieftain

A founding member of APGA, and member of APGA Stakeholders’ Forum, Chief Sylvester Nwobu Alor, has said that the poor performance of the incumbent governor has created a vacancy that any of the other viable candidates would fill.

CBN recovers N50b banks’ excessive charges

Efforts to ensure Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) play by the rules are yielding significant results as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has recovered over N50 billion excessive charges.

GSSB rates Zenith Bank high on adoption of global sustainability standards

Zenith Bank Plc has been rated the first Nigerian company and first African financial institution to adopt the Global Reporting Standards on sustainability of the Global Sustainability Standards Board.

Maize farmers use Dogonyaro leaves to control armyworms in Oyo

Maize farmers in Oyo State on Thursday said that they had found solution to the menace of armyworms which had been destroying their farms.

N30t revenue scam: Senate to hand erring firms to EFCC

The Senate yesterday said that arrangements had been concluded to hand over companies found culpable in its investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue scam in the import and export value chain to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for prosecution.


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