Nigeria records 5.94% GDP growth in Q4 2014 – NBS

By Emmanuel Elebeke National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the Nigeria’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate recorded an impressive mark moving to 5.94 per cent in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2014, compared to 6.23 per cent in the third quarter. The NBS in its latest quarterly report explained that the improvement was […]



What is the state ministry of health doing on the decaying situation in IBB SPECIALIST HOSPITAL MINNA, the hospital presently has no x-ray machine, patients will have to go to Bay Clinic, Tunga for X-ray each time it is requested by the doctors. The stand by generator has stopped working, infact the hospital is in […]

President, Senate President, Speaker, Others Gets Life Pension In Newly Approved Constitution

The Paradigm – In the new constitution that has just been approved by the National Assembly, the president, his vice, senate president, speaker and deputy speaker are now entitled to life pension, but beneficiaries of this gesture must be occupants who successfully concluded their terms in office without removal or impeachment. The amended constitution, which was presented […]

Minna Neo-natal Hospital ready soon – Engr. Aderibigbe

By Maimuna Mohammed The Minna General Hospital Extension, otherwise known as the Maternal and Neo-natal wing of the General Hospital has reached more than 95 per cent completion. Speaking to Servant Media, on project inspection, the project Engineer, Engr. Adelani Aderibigbe said the hospital would be completed soon. He stated that the project was conceived […]

Ward Development Program: Aliyus’ secret for grassroots development

By Ayegba Israel Ebije The Ward Development Program (WDP) is an initiative of the Niger State Governor Dr. Mu’azu Banagida Aliyu. It was designed primarily to take democracy and development to the people living in the grassroots. The program was fashioned to alleviate the plight of the poor people in Niger state by providing infrastructural […]

Man arraigned for raping and impregnating 13-year-old girl

By Seun Opejobi A 27-year-old man, Tope Akintade, has been arraigned by the Nigerian Police Force in Lagos for impregnating a 13-year-old primary three pupil, identified as Beatrice after purportedly raping her. Akintade who resides in Baale Street, Agboju, Kuje in the Amuwo area of Lagos State happens to live in the same compound with […]

Full Text Of Pres. Jonathan’s Special Media Chat

President Goodluck Jonathan last night held his 8th Presidential Media Chat since assuming office, he took time out to speaks on issues surrounding the economy, insecurity, corruption, election postponement and more. On postponed elections: The president sought the understanding of the international community over the postponed elections. He said the kind of scenarios where elections […]

Michael Irene: Letter to Mujahid Dokubo-Asari

By Michael Irene Since we are in the mood of sending letters before the love fest holding on the fourteenth day in February 2015, let me do the master of rascality, Asari Dokubo, an honour, by writing one to him. I’ve chosen to write this letter in a language that the master might find comprehensible: […]

Boko Haram has 6,000 hardcore militants – US Intelligence

By Wale Odunsi The Boko Haram sect, which is fighting a violent insurgency in northeast Nigeria, has about 4,000-6,000 “hardcore” fighters, United States intelligence officials said on Friday. In an assessment of the Book Haram sect, whose five-year uprising has included massacres and kidnappings from Nigeria into neighboring states, the officials said they did not […]

Soludo Fires Another Salvo

“Now add the ‘missing’ $20 billion from the NNPC. You promised a forensic audit report ‘soon’, and more than a year later the Report itself is still ‘missing’. This is over N4 trillion, and we don’t know how much more has ‘missed’ since Sanusi cried out. How many trillions of naira were paid for oil […]