“Weak Public Institutions”, “Poverty” & “Scramble For Resources” Identified As Key Causes Of Corruption

April 21st, 2015 // // Nigeriawatch
"Weak Public Institutions", "Poverty" & "Scramble For Resources" Identified As Key Causes Of Corruption

  "Weak Public Institutions", "Poverty" & "Scramble For Resources" Identified As Key Causes Of Corruption Abuja, Nigeria. April 21st, 2015 – A recent poll conducted by NOIPolls in partnership with LEAP AFRICA has revealed that Nigerians generally blame ‘weak public instituti...
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Report: NNPC top mgt to go, accounts to be probed

April 19th, 2015 // // Nigeriawatch
Report: NNPC top mgt to go, accounts to be probed

  Summary 1. Dr Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo was GMD when Minister of Petroleum Resources Diezani Alison-Madueke took over in April 2010. He was sacked the same month - April 2010. 2. Mallam Shehu Ladan (who had earlier been retired in April 2009 from the NNPC)  replaced Barkindo. Ladan g...
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Senator Uche Chukwumerije is dead

April 19th, 2015 // // Nigeriawatch
Senator Uche Chukwumerije is dead

Senator Uche Chukwumerije is dead SPECIAL REPORTS   The Chairman, Senate Committee on Education, Senator Uche Chukwumerije, is dead. The lawmaker, a three-time senator representing Abia North, lost his fight to live after a long i...
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Nigerian Women’s Scorecard In 2015 Polls

April 19th, 2015 // // Elections 2015
Nigerian Women’s Scorecard In 2015 Polls

  Summary: Women in new Senate:  8 (out of 109 Senators) -   (1) current member of the senate, Oluremi Tinubu (Lagos Central), (2) incumbent Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Monsurat Sunmonu (Oyo Central), and (3) Binta Masi Garba (Adamawa North). The five other wom...
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Jonathan demands N2trn election funds refund, audit

April 18th, 2015 // // Elections 2015

  PUNCH Jonathan demands N2trn election funds refund, audit APRIL 19, 2015 : OUR CORRESPONDENTS Following the defeat suffered by President Goodluck Jonathan and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, during the March 28 and April 11 elections, the President has asked the party and gove...
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Fayose is the chief security risk of Ekiti — Omirin

  PUNCH Fayose is the chief security risk of Ekiti — Omirin APRIL 19, 2015 : KAMARUDEEN OGUNDELE n this interview with KAMARUDEEN OGUNDELE, the embattled Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr. Adewale Omirin, speaks about the tension between the All Progressives Congress...
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5218 to contest House of Assembly elections of April 11 2015

April 11th, 2015 // // Elections 2015

  NATION 5218 to contest House of Assembly elections Posted by: Our Reporter A total of 5,218 candidates are seeking election into the 36 State Houses of Assembly today, according to figures from the Independent National Elecoral Commission (INEC). Of this number, 743 are females...
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President Jonathan’s concession speech and General Buhari’s acceptance speech

April 11th, 2015 // // Elections 2015
President Jonathan’s concession speech and General Buhari’s acceptance speech

  Pres. Jonathan’s concession speech & Gen. Buhari’s acceptance speech April 1, 2015 - President Jonathan’s concession speech Thank you all for turning out en-masse for the March 28 General Elections. I promised the country free and fair elections. I have kept my w...
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Nigeria’s president-elect vows to ‘spare no effort’ to defeat Boko Haram

April 11th, 2015 // // Elections 2015

  FOX NEWS WORLD Nigeria’s president-elect vows to 'spare no effort' to defeat Boko Haram By Lucas Tomlinson Published April 02, 2015 FoxNews.com Thirty years after he first took power in a military coup, Muhammadu Buhari has returned as Nigeria's newly elected president, ...
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Nigeria votes: Goodluck Jonathan concedes defeat, calls for no more violence

April 11th, 2015 // // Elections 2015

  CNN Nigeria votes: Goodluck Jonathan concedes defeat, calls for no more violence By Susannah Cullinane, Christian Purefoy and Stephanie Busari, CNN Updated 7:58 PM ET, Tue March 31, 2015 (CNN)Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan phoned former military leader Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday to...
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