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I won’t Join Issues With Faleke – Yahaya Bello

The Kogi State governor-elect, Yahaya Bello, said he is not prepare to join issues with Hon James Abiodun Faleke, over Kogi governorship election crisis. Following the declaration of Mr. Bello as governor-elect on Sunday, Mr. Faleke said he would not take oath of office as deputy governor. Mr. Bello’s reaction is contained in a statements […]

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Social Media Bill: Protesters Storm National Assembly

A group of protesters, including broadcasters, new media entrepreneurs and civil society activists, on Tuesday, staged a peaceful protest to the National Assembly complex to register their opposition to “the Frivolous Petitions and other related matters Bill” proposed by the Senate. The proposed law seeks to impose heavy punishment on anybody who “falsely” criticise government […]

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Couple Jailed After Keeping Man As Slave For 24 Years

A couple who kept a man in servitude for almost a quarter of a century after illegally bringing him to Britain have been jailed for six years each. Emmanuel Edet, 61, a former NHS obstetrician, and Antan Edet, 58, a midwife, kept Ofonime Sunday Inuk as a “houseboy” after telling immigration officials he was their […]

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We Dave Decided To Halt Pro-Biafra Protests – IPOB, MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have resolved to end their protests and demonstrations. The two pro-Biafra groups had staged series of protests in the past one month, over the continued detention of the Director, Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. After a meeting of […]

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Yoruba People Are Honest And Have Integrity – Prof. Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has identified honesty, integrity, and hard work as integral attribute that are inherent in among Yoruba people. He made this assertion in Ile-Ife on Monday during the coronation of the new Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, as the 51st traditional ruler of the ancient town. Describing events […]

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To Avoid Repeating Mistakes, Learn From The Past – Buhari

“Nigerians must learn from the sociopolitical history of other countries to avoid repeating mistakes of the past”. President Muhammadu Buhari said. The President stated this at the public presentation of a book, titled; “From Opposition to Governing Party”, written by the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu. According to him, with books such […]

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Fashola: Read His Agenda For Roads, Power and Housing

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has officially unveiled his short term plans to address housing deficits, provide good roads and urgently increase power generation in the country with extra 2, 000 megawatts. Fashola said, during his maiden press briefing in Abuja that the Lagos-Ibadan expressway which has been under construction […]

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Oliseh Invites Salami, Akas, 24 Others for CHAN

Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Sunday Oliseh, has invited 26 players to camp to prepare for the Championship of African Nations (CHAN), 2016 billed for Rwanda between Jan. 16 and Feb. 7. A statement posted on the website of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), gave the names of the invited players to include Warri Wolves FC […]

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1.7bn People Have No Access To Electricity — ExxonMobil

Mr. Oladotun Isiaka, the General Manager, Deep Water Operations, ExxonMobil, has said “Over 1.7 billion people around the world have no access to electricity”, just as demand for energy will rise significantly in the nearest future. Isiaka, at the launch of the ExxonMobil’s ‘2015 Energy Outlook Series’, in Abuja, disclosed that with the world’s population […]

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Nigeria’s Crude Revenues Down Size N4.9412bn 7 Years Lowest

The daily crude revenues of Nigeria fell by a whopping N4.9412 billion ($24.706 million) on Monday as oil prices fell to their lowest in seven years. Nigeria, Africa’s biggest crude exporter, which produces about 2.3 million benchmarked the product price at $53 per barrel in its 2015 budget. The commodity on Monday however fell to […]

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Oando Gets Approval For N80bn Rights Issue

The Board of Directors of Oando Plc has received approval from shareholders for a N80bn Rights Issue. The shareholders also approved the partial divestment of the firm’s midstream and upstream services businesses as was done with its downstream business in order to attract substantial capital to fuel its growth initiatives. Oando, which is Nigeria’s largest […]

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Nigeria Loses Billions to Illegal Border Trade – Chatham House

Nigeria is said to be losing billions of naira to illegal cross border trade daily. A report released yesterday by the Chatham House titled: “Nigeria’s booming borders: The drivers and consequences of unrecorded trade,” stated that the country suffers economic losses as a result of obstacles that impede trading through formal channels. “Nigeria’s context of […]

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