Ministerial list: Pat Utomi, Femi Falana, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Festus Odimegwu undergo DSS screening

NIGERIA – As Nigerians await the unveiling of President Buhari’s ministerial list, sources at the Department of State Security have revealed some names that made the list and have undergone screening by the DSS. They include Human rights lawyer Femi Falana, frontline Economist Pat Utomi, former Nigerian Breweries MD Festus Odimegwu, former More...

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By RNSnews On Saturday, September 5th, 2015
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“We found stockpiles of dollars, not arms in Akwa Ibom Govt. House” — DSS Official

  A top official of the State Security Service familiar with the SSS’ raid of the Akwa Ibom Government House has said the Service found no arms and ammunition in the complex, but stumbled on “shocking More...

By RNSnews On Saturday, August 29th, 2015
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Nigerian Army uncovers major bomb-making factory, arrests terrorist leader

NIGERIA – Troops of the 25 Task Force Brigade of the Nigerian Army have uncovered a major bomb-making factory and arrested a terrorist leader and two others, the spokesperson for the army, Sani Usman, has More...

By RNSnews On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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South easterners in Nigeria cries out as Buhari’s lopsided appointments continue

NIGERIA – President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of some of his administration’s most key officials Thursday set off a firestorm of condemnation, with critics characterizing the nominations as overwhelmingly More...

By RNSnews On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
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Crisis: Buhari appoints Obasanjo as Special Envoy to Guinea Bissau

  Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari and ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concerned over the unfolding political situation in Guinea Bissau following the dismissal More...

By RNSnews On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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FCE Kano teachers kick over school’s ‘demotion’

The academic staff of the Federal College of Education, Kano, have kicked against the reversal of the status of the institution from university to college. The teachers, who have gone on a week-long strike, accused More...

By RNSnews On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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UPDATED: Buhari suspends Nigeria Immigration boss, David Parradang

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the comptroller general of Nigeria Immigration Service, David Parradang. David Shikfu Parradang Mr. Parradang was asked to immediately proceed on suspension Friday while More...

By RNSnews On Thursday, August 20th, 2015
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Nigeria Army finally identifies soldiers who tortured civilian in Mararaba

NIGERIA – Authorities of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday, said it had identified the soldiers who violated the rights of a member of the public in Mararaba, Nasarawa state, on Aug. 8. Brig.-Gen. Yusuf Shalangwa, More...

By RNSnews On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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Nigeria’s civil servant stole N103 million meant for feeding students in Federal Govt. Colleges

An official of the Federal Pay Office, Abeokuta, is currently assisting investigators from the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, to recover over N100m meant for the use More...

By RNSnews On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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Ex-SGF, Pius Anyim, PDP chieftain fight dirty over multi-billion naira centenary project scam

Anyim Pius Anyim The National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, South-South zone, Cairo Ojougboh, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari asking him to investigate the immediate past Secretary to More...