Hijacked ship MT APECUS Involved In Illegal Activities Since 2014: NIMASA
A Palau flagged Tanker, MT APECUS, hijacked off the coast of Bonny, Nigeria last month has been conducting trading activities in Nigerian waters since 2014 without permit, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said Monday. Nevertheless, the agency said it was committed to rescue the abducted seven... Read more
Nigeria Guild Of Editors Kick Against NASS Stringent Guidelines For Accrediting Reporters
The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has rejected the new guidelines for the accreditation of media organisations and journalists covering the National Assembly The guidelines issued by authorities of the National Assembly (NASS) are due to become effective from June 11 2019. The Guild slammed them as primitive, undemocratic... Read more
Nigeria’s NASS Sets Tough Accreditation Guidelines For News Media Organizations
  *Evidence of Income tax return now a prerequisite *Bars media not publishing, broadcasting daily   In what appears to be a shocker to news media in Nigeria, the National Assembly on Monday released new guidelines for accreditation of journalists. This is coming barely three weeks to the expiration... Read more
Nigeria Senate Confirms Emefiele’s Reappointment As Central Bank Governor
Nigeria’s Senate, on Thursday, confirmed the renewal of appointment of Mr Godwin Emefiele as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, for a second term. This followed the adoption of report of the Committee on Banking Insurance and Other Financial Institutions at plenary presided over by Senate President Bukola... Read more
Oil Export Resumes From OML 29 As Aiteo Fixes Vandalized Nembe Creek Oil Export Pipeline
Oil export from oilfields in parts of Bayelsa has resumed as Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company on Friday said that it has concluded repairs on the 97 km Nembe-Bonny export line that was breached on April 21 by unknown vandals. Mr Ndiana Mathew, Spokesman of Aiteo, operator of... Read more
APGA Loses As Tribunal Strikes Out Petition Against PDP’s Hon. Uchendu In Abia
The election petition tribunal sitting in Umuahia today struck out the case against the honourable member Representing Ohafia south constituency, Hon. Ifeanyi Uchendu. In a suit No: EPT/AB/HA/11/2019 filed by the candidate of the All Progress Grand Alliance (APGA), Hon. Leonard Eme Umezuruike on the 30th day of March,... Read more
2019 General Elections: Army Staged A Coup Against Rivers State – Gov Wike
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that the Nigerian Army staged a coup against Rivers State during the 2019 General Elections, describing their actions as the worst in the nation’s democratic history. Addressing the  Joint House of Representatives  Committees on Army, Police, Human Rights and Justice at... Read more
Buhari Extends Vacation
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly informing it of his  desire to extend his vacation. President Buhari who left Nigeria on 19 January was scheduled to return today and resume work tomorrow. But in a statement by Femi Adesina, the special adviser on the media, the president... Read more
Russia Urges Nigerians To Apply For Educational Scholarship
By Fortune Abang The Embassy of Russia in Nigeria, has urged Nigerians to explore opportunity through application for the ongoing Russian Government Scholarship programme, to improve themselves educationally. Mr Ivan Lydkin, Press Attache of the Embassy, made the call on Wednesday in Abuja while addressing executive members of the... Read more
A group, the Niger/Delta) NDWatchdog Vanguard, says the drama in the Presidential Amnesty Office is yet to be over and claims that new revelations show a conspiracy between the current Director of Finance and some contractors; to remove and replace Prof. Charles Quaker Dokubo, the Coordinator of the programme.... Read more