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By admin On 3 Jun, 2017 At 01:33 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
National assembly senate

Anger swelled up across the country yesterday as Nigerians pondered the introduction of N5 tax per litre of imported fuel advocated by the Senate. Individual Nigerians and groups who spoke with our correspondents in different interviews yesterday were unanimous in asking the upper chamber to drop the idea. The Secretary General of Arewa Consultative Forum […]


By admin On 3 Jun, 2017 At 01:24 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Prof-Yemi-Osinbajo-SAN

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Friday  called on industries operating in the country to adopt backward integration and import substitution policy in their operations, in order to reduce cost of production and maximise profit. While speaking at the inauguration and tour of Procter and Gamble factory in Agbara area of Ogun State urged the […]


By admin On 30 May, 2017 At 01:01 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Monday canvassed the need to methodically pull Lagos out of Nigeria like Dubai was an economy on its own, though an emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). However, the governor lamented cultural and political impediments to the state’s economic growth, which he said, had been pulling the state […]


By admin On 30 May, 2017 At 01:43 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Abubakar Momoh

A prominent Nigerian civil society leader and Director General of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s Electoral Institute, Abubakar Momoh, has died. Momoh, a professor, who sat on the board of several nongovernmental organisations, died early on Moday, his associates said. According to Premium Times, his associate and lawyer, Abdul Mahmoud, confirmed the development. “It’s true, […]


By admin On 30 May, 2017 At 01:18 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday urged Nigerians not to despair over the prevailing economic hardships, assuring them that the worst days were over and the future was brighter. In a nationwide broadcast to commemorate the mid-term anniversary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, he said the most difficult phase of economic crisis had been overcome […]


By admin On 30 May, 2017 At 01:53 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
APC

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will be given the right of first refusal for the party’s presidential ticket in the 2019 election. The party chairman spoke Monday in Abuja while addressing the media on the midterm scorecard of the APC-led administration, insisting […]


By admin On 30 May, 2017 At 01:49 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
nasir_el-rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has decried the attack on his person by former President Goodluck Jonathan over the sharing of ecological funds. The governor had at a briefing with State House correspondents after the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja last Thursday, alleged that states governed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) […]


By admin On 30 May, 2017 At 01:08 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
NNPC

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has stated that the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will resist any deliberate action by shale producers to sabotage the oil market. In their continuing efforts to stabilise the oil market, 14 OPEC member countries and 10 participating non-OPEC producing countries, led by Russia, extended […]


By admin On 30 May, 2017 At 01:09 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure as the president of Nigeria started at a time that the country stared recession in the face. It is however in the public courts with two sides dissipating energy on who and what caused the recession. Some economic analysts argue that recession had commenced before the current administration came on board […]


By admin On 17 May, 2017 At 01:01 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday asked Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) to stay permanently off all roads across the state and challenged them to come up with technology to monitor and track vehicle registration and Ministry of Transportation (MOT) certifications. Ambode also directed the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to stay off the […]


By admin On 17 May, 2017 At 01:24 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Nigerian Army

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has issued a stern warning to all officers and soldiers in the Nigerian Army to steer clear of politics, disclosing that some politicians have been making frantic efforts to infiltrate his officers for various political “actions and gains”. Buratai’s warning may not be unconnected to […]



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