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No missing $1bn from Excess Crude Account, says Okonjo-Iweala

No missing $1bn from Excess Crude Account, says Okonjo-Iweala

The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Wednesday said that there was no money missing from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) as reported in the media. 00    Read More »

Boko Haram: Shekau threatens Emir of Kano in new video

Boko Haram: Shekau threatens Emir of Kano in new video

Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the extremist Islamic sect, Boko Haram, has threatened to attack the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, for mobilising support against the sect. 00    Read More »

Sierra Leone starts house-to-house search for Ebola

Sierra Leone starts house-to-house search for Ebola

(BBC) – Sierra Leone has begun house-to-house searches in the capital Freetown to find hidden cases of Ebola. 00    Read More »

Death penalty for Nigeria soldiers

Death penalty for Nigeria soldiers

(BBC) – A Nigerian court martial has sentenced 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram Islamist militants. 00    Read More »

Buhari nominates Osinbajo as running mate

Buhari nominates Osinbajo as running mate

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, has nominated former Attorney-General of Lagos State,Yemi Osinbajo, as his running mate. 00    Read More »

2015: WIKE WON’T GET UP TO 10% OF THE VOTES —RIVERS APC

2015: WIKE WON’T GET UP TO 10% OF THE VOTES —RIVERS APC

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has predicted that immediate past Minister of State for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, is unlikely to get up to 10 percent of the votes to be cast during the 2015 governorship election in the State not minding the pledges and support by Dame Patience Jonathan the Nation’s First Lady and ... Read More »

Dangote to Invest Additional $2bn in Refinery

Dangote to Invest Additional $2bn in Refinery

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest businessman, is increasing the size of his investment in an oil refinery, petrochemical and fertilizer plant by more than a fifth to $11 billion despite a looming slowdown in Africa’s biggest economy, reported the London-based Financial Times. 00    Read More »

Kenya de-registers more than 500 non-governmental organisations

Kenya de-registers more than 500 non-governmental organisations

(BBC) – Kenya has de-registered 510 non-governmental organisations (NGOs), including 15 accused of links with terrorism, an official has said. 00    Read More »

Congo M23 rebels ‘on the run in Uganda ahead of handover’

Congo M23 rebels ‘on the run in Uganda ahead of handover’

More than 1,500 Congolese ex-rebels have gone on the run in Uganda ahead of their handover to the Democratic Republic of Congo, the group’s leader, Bertrand Bisimwa, has told the BBC. 00    Read More »

Buhari’s Running Mate to Emerge Democratically, Says APC

Buhari’s Running Mate to Emerge Democratically, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the choice of its presidential running mate will be made within the context of the best democratic ideals, just like that of its presidential candidate. 00    Read More »