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Nigeria’s Petroleum Minister, Alison-Madueke Elected OPEC President

Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke

Nigeria’s Petroleum Minister, Mrs Diezani Allison Madueke, has been elected as President of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Alison-Madueke’s election as President of OPEC took place on Thursday at the ongoing 166th ordinary meeting of the Organisation, taking place in Vienna, Austria. She becomes the first female to be elected into that position, […]

Fayose’s agents are after our lives – Ekiti speaker


The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr. Adewale Omirin, has said that some agents of Governor Ayo Fayose are after the lives of the 19 lawmakers elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. Omirin said this in Osogbo on Wednesday when he led 16 Ekiti APC lawmakers to the Osun […]

Don’t blame me for naira devaluation –Okonjo-Iweala


The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has distanced her office from the devaluation of the naira from N155 to N168 to the US dollar. The Monetary Policy Committee had on Tuesday devalued the naira, citing constraints in the ability of the bank to continually defend the naira and […]

VIDEO NEWS: Watch live #Nigeria NASS when IGP refused to recongnise Speaker

IGP leaving the house today

Gov Fayose’s lawlessness in Ekiti

Since Governor Ayodele Fayose was re-elected into office as the Ekiti State governor, it has been one crisis or the other. It’s been from one violence to another. Reported cases of unrest, acrimony and upheaval in various parts of the state have become a regular feature under the new regime. Few persons have also lost […]

Goodluck Jonathan The Destroyer-in-Chief


Nigeria has been in a continual state of decline for the last 50 years. We could beat around the bush and sugar-coat it, but the cold, hard truth is Nigeria is being destroyed. We have leaders who don’t care about the future of a country overflowing with talent. I suspect under better leadership, Nigeria would […]

Court Orders Security Agencies To Unseal APC Data Office In Lagos, Produce Detainees

APC reg center

The Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, on Thursday ordered that the office and warehouse of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikeja, Lagos, be immediately unsealed by the State Security Service (SSS). Ruling in the suit, filed by the party, Justice Muhammed N. Yunusa also ordered the SSS and the Nigeria Police to appear […]

Exclusive: Nigeria’s War On Terror And National Pride

Boko Haram militants

Today, the world is faced with an elusive unrelenting enemy. Acts of terrorism inspired by extreme teaching have been carried out in countries as far apart and different as Thailand, Canada, Pakistan, the United Kingdom, Russia, Israel, Iraq and the United States. The pedigree and history of extremist religion inspired terrorism organisations such as ISIS […]

#WhoIsSuleimanAbba : It’s not right to call Tambuwal speaker – IGP

IGP leaving the house today

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, was adamant on Wednesday, refusing to recognise the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, as the speaker. The IG simply addressed him as “Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal”, a title that angered members of the House Committee on Police Affairs. Abba insisted that it would be “subjudice” […]

The impunity continues, as Buhari’s aircraft was denied landing at Makurdi airport


A chartered aircraft conveying former Head of State and All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential aspirant, Gen. Mohammadu Buhari (rtd) and his entourage, was yesterday allegedly denied landing rights by the authorities of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital. Vanguard gathered from a reliable source that Buhari, alongside his […]

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