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By admin On 12 Sep, 2017 At 01:59 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has alleged that soldiers of the Nigerian Army invaded his home at Afaraukwu, Umuahia in Abia State yesterday evening in a bid to arrest him. But the soldiers failed in their mission, as members of IPOB formed a human shield and stoically resisted the […]


By admin On 12 Sep, 2017 At 01:48 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has spoken about the inaction of former President Goodluck Jonathan on the Boko Haram sect because he thought the insurgency was a device by the North to weaken his presidency. He said Jonathan’s slowness in nipping it in the bud, led to its escalation. “We did not do what we should […]


By admin On 12 Sep, 2017 At 01:11 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has described as sickening for anyone to canvass for a second term for President Muhammadu Buhari midway into his first term, saying he did not want to be part of such a discussion. Soyinka, who spoke yesterday to newsmen at the Freedom Park in Lagos, equally said those who claim […]


By admin On 12 Sep, 2017 At 01:54 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

With another electioneering season just a few months away, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has declared that he would fight corruption like never before if he’s given the opportunity to preside over the affairs of the country. Atiku, who has never hidden his desire to rule Nigeria and would most contest for the presidency in 2019, […]


By admin On 12 Sep, 2017 At 01:05 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the concession of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed yesterday. The vice-president made this disclosure at the quarterly parley of the government and private sector stakeholders organised by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Committee (PEBEC), held at the Presidential Villa, […]


By admin On 12 Sep, 2017 At 01:21 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Desirous of enhancing foreign investment flow into the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed banks and other authorised dealers to immediately commence the issuance of electronic Certificates of Capital Importation (eCCI) with effect from today. The central bank stated this in a letter signed by its Director, Trade and Exchange Department, W.D. […]


By admin On 12 Sep, 2017 At 01:50 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has berated the Chief Executive Officer of Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Dallas Peavey for telling the eight-member Congressional delegation from the United States that weak transmission infrastructure had stalled the evacuation of 700 megawatts of electricity from the power station. THISDAY had also reported that […]


By admin On 12 Sep, 2017 At 01:04 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The South-east states governors, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and others yesterday expressed concern over the alleged invasion of the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, by Nigerian soldiers. The Director of Media and Public Affairs of the South-east Governors’ Forum Secretariat, Mr. Mike Udah, who spoke […]


By admin On 12 Sep, 2017 At 01:52 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The federal government, Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited (NAE) and Shell Petroleum Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) have completed the technical and commercial evaluation of bids for the main packages in the development of the $13.5 billion Zabazaba deepwater oil field in Oil Prospecting Lease (OPL) 245 within 14 months, THISDAY has learnt. Shell and Agip […]


By admin On 12 Sep, 2017 At 01:03 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday stated that Nigeria’s emergence from the economic recession was timely, and that it could have been disastrous if she didn’t get out of it now. Osinbajo also stated that rich Nigerians and top companies who hitherto were not paying to the government commensurate tax returns on their assets […]


By admin On 9 Sep, 2017 At 03:36 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Boko Haram insurgency in North East Nigeria has led to a tremendous level of humanitarian crises that has seen people being forced to leave their homes. Lives have been lost. Livelihoods destroyed and millions of people have been forced to leave their homes for Internally Displaced Persons camps. The Nigerian Military and other security […]