By editor-3 On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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PRESIDENT JONATHAN CRITISICED FOR NOMINATING “CORRUPT” EX-GOV. MUAZU AS PENCOM BOSS

The Transition Monitoring Group has kicked against President Goodluck Jonathan’s nomination of Adamu Mu’azu, former Bauchi State Governor, as the Chairman of the Nigerian Pension Commission, PENCOM. The group More...

By editor-3 On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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THE BEST MOMENTS OF THE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS: TAYLOR SWIFT, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE WIN BIG

Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and more performed at the 2013 American Music Awards on Sunday night. The show was hosted by Pitbull, a.k.a. the guy who was sent to a Wal-Mart in Alaska, More...

By editor-3 On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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SHELL SHUTS DOWN GAS PLANT DUE TO ENCROACHMENT

ANGLO-Dutch oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company, said on Sunday that it had shut down its Obigbo Gas Plant in Rivers State. The company said in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Precious Okolobo, that More...

By editor-3 On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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IPMAN ADVISES FG TO REPAIR REFINERIES BEFORE PROPOSED SALE

Ahead of the proposed sale of the nation’s oil refineries, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has advised the federal government to repair all the four refineries before selling More...

By editor-3 On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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FRESH BORNO ATTACKS, 16 KILLED

No fewer than 16 people were killed in overnight attacks at the weekend by gunmen in Borno and Plateau states. In Borno, 12 people were killed when about 30 gunmen, suspected to be members of the violent Islamic More...

By editor-3 On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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PREGNANT WOMAN ALLEGEDLY KILLED DURING ABORTION, DOCTOR ARRAIGNED

The judge ordered the case transferred to a superior court. A Yaba Magistrate’s Court in Lagos on Monday held that a 35-year-old Medical Doctor, Edeye Monday, had a case to answer over his alleged murder of More...

By editor-3 On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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COMMISSIONER SAYS ABIA AIRPORT TO BE READY BEFORE 2015

All preliminary arrangements have been finalised. The Abia State Commissioner for Transport, Ikechukwu Emesobum, said on Monday that an airport would be constructed in the state before May 29, 2015. Mr. Emesobum More...

By editor-3 On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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SYRIA CONFLICT: GENEVA PEACE TALKS SET FOR JANUARY

The UN’s Lakhdar Brahimi has been at the forefront of efforts to end the conflict UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said Syria’s government and opposition will for the first time attend peace talks More...

By editor-3 On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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FARMERS GET SEVENTY MILLION NAIRA INTERVENTION FUND FROM GOV. OBI

The Anambra State governor, Peter Obi, distributed cheques worth 70 million Naira (about 449,000 dollars) to 153 Fadama users groups in 77 Fadama community associations in the state. Speaking at an event which held More...

By editor-3 On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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FG RELEASES DETAILS OF NEW DUTIES, LEVIES ON IMPORTED, NEW/USED VEHICLES & IMPORTED TYRES

The Federal Government has released the details of new duties and levies payable on imported new and used vehicles as well as imported new tyres from next year, raising the tariff from 20 per cent to 70 per cent. Dealers More...