Nigeria Senate upholds report on $49.8b oil cash

Senate President David Mark yesterday faulted the National Assembly for not carrying out its oversight duties diligently before former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, raised the alarm. Sanusi accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of failing to remit $49.8billion oil revenue to the Federation Account. Mark spoke during the…

Boko Haram: Nigerian, German officials hold talks on joint ops

Nigeria and German officials are holding talks in Abuja on modalities for security cooperation in the fight against insurgency. The one-day discussion on the issue is holding under the political consultations working group of the Nigeria-German Bi-National Commission (BNC). The Nigerian delegation is led by Dr Martin Uhomoihbi, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, while the Dr Markus Ederer, Secretary of State, Foreign Affairs, is…

Confab divided over referendum, new constitution

AS the national conference is gradually winding up its activities, there were divergent views by delegates on the modalities for implementation of the decisions reached at the conference.The delegates were also divided on the powers of the confab to write a new constitution for Nigeria, in place of the 1999 Constitution.    ADVERTISEMENTWhile most delegates supported…

Just like Buhari’s 2011 statement on making the zoo un-governable: Jonathan’s re-election portends danger –APC.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that re-electing President Goodluck Jonathan will constitute danger to the country, while blaming the country’s woes on the president.In a statement issued in Osogbo yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said under President Jonathan’s watch, the country had been thrown into unprecedented crisis.The…