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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 01:54 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 01:21 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 01:03 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 24 Jul, 2017 At 01:07 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

  Aminu Waziri TambuwalTambuwalSokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Monday called on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to collaborate with the state in the area of leather clusters and agro-allied industries. Tambuwal, who spoke in Sokoto when he hosted the new USAID Mission Director for Nigeria, Mr. Stephen Haykin, at the Government […]


By admin On 24 Jul, 2017 At 01:50 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Nigerian Army has redeployed 52 general and 597 other officers in what appears to be a major shakeup, it was gathered last night. Major General Adeniyi Oyebade, who was recently posted out of 1 Mechanised-Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna, was, however, left out in the redeployment that affected 649 officers. Maj-Gen Oyebade was […]


By admin On 20 Jul, 2017 At 02:52 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Senate has passed into law the Bill for an Act to protect persons making disclosures for the public interest and others from reprisal. Yesterday at plenary, the report on the Bill was presented for passage by the chairman of Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and legal matters, Senator David Umaru (Niger East). It […]


By admin On 20 Jul, 2017 At 02:22 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday rose from its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting and declared that it will setup disciplinary and reconciliation committees. This comes as the former national chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, said he was not invited to the national caucus meeting of the party. It also fixed a non-elective convention on […]


By admin On 20 Jul, 2017 At 02:24 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has set up a committee to be chaired by the Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai to articulate its position on the nation’s restructuring. The party said it was uncertain as to what Nigerians meant by restructuring of the country, hence the decision to set up the committee to come up […]