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By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 03:17 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The House of Representatives has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the World Bank, accusing the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelemah of allegedly diverting $35 million meant for the Growth Employment (GEM) Project to an illegal small and medium enterprise (SME) fund. The GEM is an employment project conceptualized by the Federal […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 03:51 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have beheaded the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bare ward in the Numan Local Government Area, Adamawa State, Charles Chrisanthus, The politician was reportedly killed in the presence of his wife, Dorcas, in his farm on August 29, 2018. The widow of the slain PDP chieftain is, however, accusing the […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 03:43 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Lawyers have expressed divergent views over the legality of the purchase of presidential nomination forms by a group to President Muhammadu Buhari. Section 91 (9) of the Electoral Act said: “An individual or other entity shall not donate more than N1,000,000 to any candidate.” Visit African Popular For But the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassadors Network on […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 03:08 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it has registered over 14.5 million new voters ahead of the 2019 general election. The electoral body has also affirmed that preparations ahead of September 22, 2018, governorship poll in Osun State are on course. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this thursday in Abuja […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 03:28 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

Contrary to speculation in some quarters that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) might soften the sanctions it imposed on four banks for helping MTN Nigeria Communications Limited illegally repatriate funds, the apex bank has debited the lenders’ ac-counts with the huge fines it slammed on them for the violation, New Telegraph learnt yesterday The […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 03:52 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Two hundred and fifty-nine aspirants have declared interests in senatorial, House of Representatives and House of Assembly seats in next year’s general elections in Ekiti State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that prospective candidates would contest for the three senatorial seats, six House of Representatives’ seats and 26 seats in the House of […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 03:44 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Elder statesman and leader of the South-South region, Chief Edwin Clark, has revealed the identity of top police officers allegedly involved in the raiding of his Abuja residence on Tuesday on information that he was stockpiling arms in his house. Clark, who is demanding a full blown investigation into the matter, named a Deputy Commissioner […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 03:50 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Six oil refinery licences with 91,000 barrels per day cumulative capacity expired last month (August), raising the total num- ber of stagnant and expired licences in this category to 36, investigations by New Telegraph have revealed. First of the refinery licences to expire within a two-year window, according to a document on refinery license status […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 03:57 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, says politicians defecting from one party to another would not be shielded from prosecution by the anti-graft agency. Speaking during a parley with editors in Lagos on Wednesday, Magu said there is no hiding place for such politicians in the fight against corruption […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 02:51 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday asked Nigerians to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 general election in order to rescue Nigeria from becoming a failed state. Saraki, who spoke at the state Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as part of consultations for his presidential aspiration, stated that President Buhari lacked […]


By admin On 7 Sep, 2018 At 02:59 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement has appealed to the All Progreasives Congress (APC) to reduce the cost of its nomination forms to enable youths participate in 2019 elections. One of the Conveners of the Movement, Mr Samson Itodo, made the call at the Public Dialogue with Political Parties on Youth Candidacy and Party Primaries, it organised in […]