How Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke is killing NNPC •Why GMD Andrew Yakubu was sacked

Irreconcilable differences between Andrew Yakubu, who was on Friday dropped as Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke, cost the former his job, it has been revealed. Yakubu and the Managing Director of the Nigerian Petroleum Development  Company (NPDC), Mr. Victor Briggs, were unceremoniously dumped via a…

Do or Die: Nigerians can’t have Jonathan for another term – APC

Ahead of its presidential primary, Nigeria’s biggest opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, has said it will field a presidential candidate that will defeat the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in the 2015 election.The National Publicity Secretary, APC, Lai Mohammed, who stated this in a telephone interview with our correspondents in Abuja on Friday, said Nigerians…

No trace of escapee schoolgirl from Boko Haram … more than 100 days after — Horrified mother

MRS Monica Stover is about 50 years old. Her husband, Maita Stover, is an indigene of Chibok, the headquarters of Chibok Local Government Area located in the southern part of Borno State. . Chibok, a Christian community, occupies an area of 1,350 square kilometres and a population of 66,105 by 2006 population census. Most  indegenes…