Obasanjo condemns abduction, says FG could have acted quickly over Chibok Girls

Former Nigeria’s President, Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, condemned the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls in Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State. Obasanjo spoke in Dutse, the Jigawa State capital during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the state government on the adoption of a junior secondary school and a primary school…

National conference North insists on onshore-offshore dichotomy, scrapping of NDDC, Amnesty Programme, Niger Delta Ministry •Wins over some South West delegates

After seven hours of closed-door deliberations today, the Committee on Devolution of Power emerged without a decision on the twin issues of resource control and derivation principle at the on-going National Conference in Abuja. The committee could equally not resolve the argument and counter argument by some delegates from different geo-political zones that the onshore-offshore…

Federal Judge Stops “Malicious” Probe Of Ousted Nigerian Central Bank Governor Sanusi

Justice James Tsoho of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday stopped the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) from further investigation of the suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. Specifically, the court held that the FRCN which had earlier indicted the suspended CBN governor, lacks the…