Zimbabwe approves $1b for Mugabe varsity

The government of Zimbabwe has approved $1 billion grant for the establishment of Robert Gabriel Mugabe University, APA reports. The proposed named after the long-serving leader of the country would be constructed in Mazowe district, about 40km northwest...

Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan wasted N11tn on electricity –SERAP

A human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, on Wednesday released a report detailing how over N11tn  had been pumped into the power sector since 1999 without any result to show for it. The...

Obaseki probes N283m exam budget fraud

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has ordered the immediate investigation into the N283 million padded budget for the conduct of the First School Leaving Certificate Examination in the state. Obaseki vowed to unmask the officials...

Saraki refunds pension money to Kwara

The Secretary to Kwara State Government (SSG), Alhaji Isiaka Gold, on Wednesday said Senate President, Bukola Saraki has returned all monies paid to him as pension back to the coffers of the state government. The SSG...

We have recovered N328.9bn debt from 9 Petroleum Marketers – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it had recovered over N328.9 billion out of N349.8 billion debt from nine major petroleum marketers within the last one year. Adamu Hamisu-Danmusa, the EFCC Head of Operation, North West...

UN commends Cameroon’s generosity to Nigerian refugees

The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has commended Cameroon for its generosity to the Nigerian refugees who fled to the country to escape the destructive activities of Boko Haram terrorists. Mohammed gave the commendation a...

We’ve traced N47.2bn, $487.5m in cash, properties to Diezani –EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it had so far, through painstaking investigations by its operatives, traced N47.2bn and $487.5m in cash and properties to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. These,...

Osinbajo disowns ‘fake news’ on restructuring

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has refuted reports linking him to a statement that those agitating for restructuring were political jobbers. Mr Laolu Akande, the acting president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, stated a statement...

Aisha Buhari returns from London, Assures Nigerians that the President is in Good Health

President Muhammed Buhari has been in London for some time now and amidst controversies and protests about the President’s 92 day- absence, Aisha Buhari paid a visit to her ailing husband. According to the Nation’s newspaper following the First Lady’s visit to the UK, Aisha Buhari...

Protesters invade Villa, demand medical panel on Buhari’s health status

A coalition of civil society groups on Monday in Abuja demanded the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical leave in the United Kingdom, saying he should resume in office or resign. But the Presidency...