Monthly Archives: December 2012

Sanusi, Okonjo-Iweala differ over rising national debt


THERE is apparently major disagreement between the managers of the country’s monetary and fiscal policies over rising debt profile.

Fireworks Explosion Razes 16 Buildings, Kills one In Lagos


A warehouse loaded with firecrackers on the Lagos Island went off in flames in the morning of Boxing Day, spreading to 15 other houses and razing them down.

PDP: In search of credible BoT leader


In this report, JACOB SEGUN OLATUNJI writes on the search for a new chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the expectations of stakeholders, especially in the marginalised South-West zone, in line with the party’s zoning arrangement.



The National Assembly on Thursday formally okayed a budget of N4.987tn for 2013, slightly raising the total  figure by about N63bn.

The original proposal by President Goodluck Jonathan was N4.924tn.

Suicide bombers attack MTN, Airtel Kano offices


he Joint Task Force on Saturday said two suicide bombers died in coordinated attacks on MTN and Airtel offices.