Naija Twitter reacts to Dogara ‘Padding not an offence’ comment

Embattled Speaker of the House of Representatives. Yakubu Dogara had on Friday, 5th August 2016, while fielding questions from State House Correspondents at the presidential villa, infamously declared that budget padding is not an offence under the law. In the face of a continued onslaught from former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumini Jibrin, accusing the Speaker of […]

Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri ‘executed’

An Iranian nuclear scientist detained since 2010 has been executed, his family has told the BBC. Shahram Amiri’s mother said the body of her son had been returned to their hometown with rope marks around his neck, showing that he had been hanged. He was later buried. Amiri had been held at a secret location […]

Chinese nationals kidnapped in Nasarawa

The police in Nasarawa say two Chinese attached to West African Polaris Investment have been kidnapped in Agada village, Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state. Police Public Relations Officer Ismail Noman told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lafia that, XJieng AI Jung, 50 and Wenso Ping, 45, were ambushed by […]