Beyond the Nasarawa massacre of Police
THE massacre this month of over 40 police officers and 10 Department of State Services, DSS, men by the Ombatse cult in Eggon area of Nasarawa State woke Nigeria to the reality of the danger of increased violence against our law enforcement agents, especially the Police.
NGF Election: Amaechi, Yuguda, Shema in final battle
By Soni Daniel, Regional Editor, North & Henry Umoru ABUJA-Uncertainty fired by a web of intrigues, last night, shadowed aspirations of three of the nation's governors ahead of today's election of a new chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum.
Tue May 21, 2013
CAN, ACN seek tighter security in Bauchi
The federal and Bauchi State governments have been asked to provide adequate security to discourage Boko Haram insurgents escaping from either Adamawa, Borno or Yobe states from using Bauchi State as their sanctuary.
Wed May 15, 2013
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SNC division created web of illicit payments, documents show
In September, 2010, an SNC-Lavalin project manager walked into a Nigerian bureaucrat's office and handed him 1.2 million naira in cash - equivalent to nearly five times the average annual salary in that country.
SNC-Lavalin International used secret code for 'bribery' payments
Former employees of SNC-Lavalin International say the company used a secret internal accounting code to pay bribes on projects.
Tue May 14, 2013
Read Full Text of Jonathan's Declaration of Emergency Rule
These unfortunate events have led to needless loss of lives and property of many innocent Nigerians including members of our security forces.
Sat May 11, 2013
Pressure Mounts Over N106b Housing Fund Contribution
AGAIN, the National Housing Fund is in the eye of the storm: workers under the contributory scheme are angry over what they refer to as the "uncertainty and difficulty" on the path to getting refund and access to housing loans in the country.
Thu May 09, 2013
Nigerian sect Boko Haram demands Islamic state
The violence in Borno state is the latest bloody example of how the Islamist sect Boko Haram has unleashed chaos in northern Nigeria .
Nigeria: Nigerian Muslims Appeal to Boko Haram to Stop Killings, Accept Amnesty
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has called on the Boko Haram insurgents to accept the amnesty that may be offered by the Federal Government and stop further spilling of blood and wanton destruction of property.
Mon May 06, 2013
Bauchi not ready to conduct LG election - DPP
Bauchi-The Bauchi State chapter of the Democratic People's Party, DPP, has said that the state government was not interested in conducting the local government election in the state, contrary to the impression being created by the authorities over the issue.
Sun May 05, 2013
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e-banking: CBN achieves cheque truncation in all states [Sun, The (Nigeria)]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By LOUIS IBA The Central Bank of Nigeria 's efforts at ensuring the country's economic policy is at par with what obtains in other parts of the globe is yielding fruits, as cheque truncation system has now been realised across the country.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Mission of no return for fake police SP and Indian hemp dealer
For 45 years old Augustine Odogwu, an indigene of Delta State, life has taken an ugly twist as his lucrative business of many years has come crashing after he was arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for being in possession of 108 kilogrammes of weeds suspected to be Cannabis Savita .
Sun Apr 28, 2013