Staff, (Nigerian Tribune) - The Federal Government, on Thursday released names of 492 delegates to the National Conference, which would be inaugurated on Monday, 17 March. • FULL LIST of delegates to the national conference.
Staff, (Punch) - A damning disclosure on how the President Goodluck Jonathan administration allegedly frustrates the efforts of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in bringing to book perpetrators of misdeeds has come from the U.S. 2013 Country Report on Nigeria.
Staff, (Punch) - President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday approved a major reorganisation in the Ministry of Aviation with changes in all the parastatals. A terse statement said the Director of Projects in the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Saleh Dumona, would replace Mr. George Uriesi as managing director of FAAN.
Akinpelu Dada, (Punch) - Foremost Nigerian industrialist, Aliko Dangote, on Monday made history by becoming the first black man to break into the rank of top 25 richest people in the world. His wealth jumped to $25bn from $16.1bn in 2013, according to Forbes magazine's list of the richest people on earth.
Taiwo Adisa, (Nigerian Tribune) - Indications emerged at the weekend that a number of political bigwigs are putting together a grand coalition aimed at stopping the second term ambition of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015.
NDAHI MARAMA, (Vanguard) - The first explosion was said to have killed dozens of the fans in a ‘viewing centre’ when suspected improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were detonated at about 6pm. The second explosion, it was learnt, went off as rescuers rushed to the scene, killing many more.
JONAH NWOKPOKU, (Vanguard) - As the FG honours 100 persons today with Centenary awards as part of Nigeria's Centenary celebration, the families of late human rights activist, Chief Gani Fawehinmi and Afrobeat king, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, have rejected the post humous awards for both late Fawehinmi and Fela even as Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka also mulls rejecting the award.