More lies by Okonjo-Iweala to protect useless Jonathan’s corruption for 2015 Kano votes deal with Mohammed Abacha

World Bank to assist in monitoring utilisation on targeted projects, programmesPresident Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday constituted an inter-ministerial committee to manage the €167 million (about N36 billion) expected to be returned to Nigeria from the government of the Principality of Liechtenstein as part of the looted funds recovered from the Abacha family.The Minister of Finance,…

The bad and ugly sides of APC convention

By By FRED ITUA, Abuja′South East, South South record scanty delegatesThe maiden national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), held at the Eagles Square last Friday night in Abuja.Like the typical large political gatherings in Nigeria, it commenced on a shaky note. The convention which was expected to have started at about 3.00pm did…

India now Nigeria’s largest crude importer

LAGOS (AFP) – Oil-rich Nigeria said on Thursday that India has replaced the United States as its largest crude importer, accounting for more than a quarter of its daily output. “The US, which had traditionally taken the bulk of Nigeria’s crude, has in recent months drastically reduced its demand, which now stands at about 250,000…

Official Work begins on 2nd Niger Bridge

Preliminary works have commenced on the construction of the long awaited Second River Niger Bridge in Anambra. The Chairman of the construction firm – Julius Berger- retired AVM Nurudeen Imam, said this in Abuja at the company’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday. Imam said the company successfully entered the Public Private Partnership (PPP) market and…