Missing $20b: I want the whole truth, says Okonjo-Iweala

The  Minister of Finance  and Coordinating Minister for the Economy Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has demanded to know the whole truth about the alleged missing $20b which the suspended Central Bank Governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi said is missing from the federation account.A statement Wednesday from the finance ministry to the BBC,  said the minister, “ asked for urgent action with regard to an independent forensic audit of conflicting claims of unaccounted funds made by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and

Again, gunmen kill 43 students in Yobe •245 people killed from Jan 14 to date

GUNMEN suspected to be members of Boko Haram sect, on Tuesday, opened fire on students of Federal Government College in Buni Yadi, Yobe State, in their sleep at their hostel, with over 40 students said to have been killed in the attack.ADVERTISEMENTCasualty figures from the attack in the town, about 60 kilometres from the state capital, Damaturu, were not immediately available, but scores of students were killed in similar attacks in the state last year.

JTF, police, SSS comb creeks for Jonathan’s cousin

SECURITY outfits operating in Bayelsa State have been on their toes following Sunday’s abduction of the 70-year-old Inengite Nitabai, the cousin of President Goodluck Jonathan.ADVERTISEMENTForty eight hours after 10 heavily armed men stormed the expansive compound of Nitabai at Otuoke, hometown of President Jonathan in Ogbia Local Government Area and whisked the old man said to be the president’s cousin away, security agencies had been ordered to find Nitabai.

Southern leaders pass a confidence vote in Jonathan.

Leaders of Southern Nigeria have commended President Goodluck Jonathan for the remarkable progress made in the development of critical sectors of the country’s economy, particularly in the areas of power, transport, aviation, agriculture, as well as direct foreign investment. President Goodluck Jonathan wave to the crowd shortly after the conferment of se -lo-lia (Star of…

Borno Gov’s Convoy Attacked By Suspected Boko Haram Gunmen, Vehicle Hit By Bullets

The increasing spate of intact by members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect is getting deadlier by the day. After series of attacks in Borno and Adamawa states in the past weeks where hundred of people including women and children, the insurgents are now turning their assault to highly placed government officials. According to a…

President Jonathan Orders Withdrawal of Sanusi’s Security Details Shortly After Media Chat

Despite the claim by President Goodluck Jonathan at the 6th Presidential Mediat Chat that the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi that he still remains the governor of the nation’s apex bank and may return to office even ‘today’ or ‘tomorrow,’ investigation has revealed that the President shortly…

Boko Haram Strike In Yobe State, Burn 29 Students Of Federal Government College

In the early hours of Tuesday, Boko Haram militants stormed the Federal Government College in Buni Yadi, Gujba LGA of Yobe State, killing 29 students. The police and military have confirmed the incident. According to some reports, the militants did not use guns in order not to alert the security guards, but instead have slain…