Dangote plans N200bn sugar factories in Sokoto, Kebbi States
The Chairman of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, says he will establish four sugar factories in Sokoto and Kebbi States at the cost of between N180 billion and N200 billion.
Fri May 17, 2013
Man 'unlawfully killed' in Nigeria
An engineer from Greater Manchester was unlawfully killed by his kidnappers in Nigeria minutes after a UK-led rescue operation stormed in, an inquest found.
Hostage died 'minutes into rescue'
A British construction worker was murdered by his Islamist kidnappers just minutes after a joint UK and Nigerian rescue operation stormed into the compound where he and an Italian man were being held, an inquest heard.
Sun May 12, 2013
ACN, others caution against emergency rule in the North
ECHOING wrongheadedness, the Action Congress of Nigeria has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to shelve the plan, if he has any, to impose a state of emergency on some of the northern states worst hit by the Boko Haram crisis.
Wed May 08, 2013
Nigeria: Army Parades Pipeline Vandals, Confiscate Four Fuel Tankers
Officers and men of the Internal Security Force of 1 Division, Nigerian Army, yesterday paraded two suspected petroleum pipeline vandals in Kaduna.
Nigeria: Delay in Fertiliser Distribution Hampers Farming
By Rakiya A. Muhammad, Usman A. Bello, Aliyu M. Hamagam, Garba Muhammad, Onimisi Alao, Itodo Daniel Sule And Abdulwasiu Hassan, 8 May 2013 Sokoto/Jos/Jalingo/Abuja/Lokoja/Minna/Kebbi - As farming continues across Nigeria with early planters' crops approaching maturity, farmers are yet to get any of the subisdized fertilizer they are supposed to get ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
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3-May-13 - Cardinal Onaiyekan: Nigeria is in Jeopardy
Nigerian Prelates Meet With European Union Representatives to Discuss Rise in Corruption and Violence By John Newton ROME, May 03, 2013 - NIGERIA'S leading bishop has told the European Parliament and other politicians that his country is being jeopardised by "the twin monsters of corruption and insecurity". In a meeting organized by Aid to the ... (more)
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Wamakko, Sultan, others declare polio vaccine safe
THE Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar 111, has appealed to parents to allow their children to be immunised with the polio vaccine because it is safe to be vaccinated.
Nigeria: JTF Kills Top Boko Haram Commander in Combined Operation
The military Joint Task Force in Borno State, Operation Restore Order, Friday , killed a top commander of the Boko Haram sect, Mohammed Chad, in Maiduguri, the state capital, during a joint special operation with the men of the State Security Services .
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Jonathan is playing politics with Amaechi - Okupe
Dr. Doyin Okupe, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs was in the Corporate Office of Vanguard Media Limited during which he had an interactive session with Vanguard editors on topical issues affecting the polity.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Victims of Boko Haram: Jonathan - 1
President Goodluck Jonathan, for once, has my sympathies - because he is a prisoner of circumstances.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Nigeria: 2015 - Jega's Reforms Stir INEC
Should it fail to give Nigerians free, fair and credible elections in 2015, it would mean that Professor Attahiru Jega led Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fallen short of all promises of reforms it had made to the people since its inception in 2010.