It must be frustrating for President Goodluck Jonathan and his staunch supporters that in spite of his achievements, he continues to receive a barrage of knocks from Nigerians, especially in the media.
The News: Toyin Akinosho, geologist and former employee of an international oil company is the Publisher of the highly rated Africa Oil and Gas Report and is reputed for his deep knowledge of the Nigerian […]
Undeterred by Boko Haram’s rejection of its amnesty offer, the Federal Government is reaching out to some elders and Islamic clerics in Borno, Yobe and Kano states to prevail on Boko Haram to embrace the […]
he Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, on Saturday said all those seeking elective political office should be subjected to drug tests to ascertain that they are not drug addicts. Sanusi made […]
AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT ISSUED THIS WEEK BY THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND CULTURE, ORDERING ITS PARASTATALS TO RELOCATE THEIR OFFICES FROM THE GROUNDS OF THE NATIONAL THEATRE AT IGANMU, LAGOS, WITHIN TWO WEEKS, IN […]
President Goodluck Jonathan’s special adviser on political matters, Ahmed Gulak, leads a growing list of Nigerian business and political elites who ran or still run secret offshore companies and accounts where they either hide their […]
SaharaReporters has learned that Nigeria’s First Lady, Patience Jonathan, is sick again and is shuttling between Spain and Germany in search of treatment. A source also told SaharaReporters that the First Lady was also contemplating […]
The Senate President, David Mark, said on Wednesday that he will readily endorse a penalty of death for perpetrators of oil theft, commonly called bunkering, as four senate committees opened hearings on the Petroleum Industry […]
Former Pension Reform Task Force Chairman Abdulrasheed Maina may soon come out of hiding. A Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja yesterday granted a perpetual injunction against his arrest by security agencies. The court also […]
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has rejected the sentence on its leader, Henry Okah, by Justice Neels Claaseen of the South Guateng High Court in South Africa.
The Nigerian Immigration Service has commenced the mass deportation of illegal aliens arrested in different parts of Lagos State, southwest Nigeria following fears of the presence of suspected Boko Haram members in the state. Security […]
Johannesburg – Nigerian Henry Okah was jailed for 24 years by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday. “Effectively, the accused [Okah] is therefore sentenced to 24 years imprisonment,” Judge Neels Claassen said […]
THE twin problems of incessant robbery attacks and traffic congestion have made the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, particularly its international wing, to be less friendly to passengers and other visitors. With Lagos being the nation’s […]
Former Zambian president, Mr. Rupiah Banda, was arrested on Monday by the country’s law enforcement agents over allegations of corruption and abuse of office, following a crude oil import deal with Nigeria. Banda, according to […]
JD:Just couldnt resist this and havent stopped laughing,then crying, since.How did we ever come to this?
The Governor alleged that the attacks on him in the media are politically motivated. Governor Godswill Akpabio has defended his controversial donations to individuals and organisations, saying that they fall within the ambit of law […]
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm over alleged plots by opposition governors to use the media to discredit the chairman of PDP Governors’ Forum, Governor Godswill Akpabio, and cause disunity among the […]
To say that the public is no longer comfortable with Governor Godswill Akpabio’s somewhat obscene display of tax payers’ money is alluding to the obvious, writes Shola Oyeyipo Amongst the governors that enjoy widespread acceptance […]
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has added to his notoriety by asking the state legislature to pass a bill that seeks to punish so-called malicious rumor mongering and public misinformation. Our correspondent reports that […]
Professor Chinua Achebe, one of the world’s most celebrated writers and author of the classic novel Things Fall Apart, is dead. SaharaReporters learned that Achebe, who was the David and Mariana Fisher Professor of Literature […]