Opinion

Mimiko Pardons 14 Prisoners In Ondo

GOVERNOR Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state has granted pardon to 14 prisoners serving various jail terms in the state. Information Commissioner, Kayode Akinmade said this in a statement issued and signed in Akure yesterday. Akinmade said that it was to mark the 2016 new year celebration. According to him” 14 prisoners serving different jail terms […]

Read More

Lagos Residents Express Their Bitter Experience Of Use Of Fireworks

Some residents of Lagos on Friday expressed bitterness over the incessant use of fireworks, which they alleged, were causing them sleepless nights during the New Year celebration. According to The Nation, the residents in separate interviews told NAN that it was a violation of their fundamental human rights for some people, under the guise of […]

Read More

Poor Treatment: Nigeria Has Only Two Radiotherapy Machines For Two Million Cancer Patients

MOTUNRAYO JOEL of the punch writes that Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation of 170 million people, has only two functional radiotherapy machines in government hospitals It was early in the morning but the wall clock in the ward read 7pm. This dusty clock was not the only dead device in the radiotherapy unit of the […]

Read More

Fixed Charges On Electricity Inevitable – IBEDC CEO

John Donnachie is the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company. In this interview with STANLEY OPARA, he spoke on the metering scheme and prevailing challenges in the power sector, among others, ThePunchNg report. How has the IBEDC fared in the era of privatisation? It has been quite an experience in the […]

Read More

Climate Change Depleting Soil Nutrients – Expert

Mr David Emmanuel, an expert in agriculture and environment, has warned that climate change is depleting the soil nutrients needed for the cultivation of high quality food crops. Emmanuel made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday. According to him, it is important for stakeholders to […]

Read More
Godwin Emefiele

1% TSA REMITA Charge: Who’s Lying Between Emefiele and Obaro?

Shocking revelations were introduced to the one percent payment sage allegedly authorized by the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, as the apex bank boss, shocked the Senate that he was not aware of any remittance charge placed on every transfer into the Treasury Single Account (TSA) by REMITA. He claimed he became aware of it […]

Read More

Social Media Bill And a Nigeria Yet To Come – Abimbola

Nigerians should perhaps wait for the National Assembly to complete the process on what has now been termed the social media bill. When they are done, Nigerians should counter that ridiculousness by declaring a Abuse-Your-Senator day. A day dedicated to posting “abusive statements” against lawmakers on every medium that makes up the social media network. […]

Read More

Opinion: Why Pro-Biafra Agitations Are Actually Anti-Buhari Protests

Heightened pro-Biafra protests in Southeast Nigeria are largely a byproduct of the political insensitivity of the ruling APC in selecting a heavily divisive flag bearer- President Buhari. How can Buhari be more effective at addressing the ethnic and religious sentiments in the country? They may be draped in its flag and chanting its songs of […]

Read More

Nigerian Banks Are Still Sound But… – Chukwu

Johnson Chukwu, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Cowry Asset Management Limited, is a household name in the nation’s financial sector. His passion for financial matters has taken him far and wide as a banker and financial consultant. He spoke with Daily Trust on the state of the nation’s economy, the financial sector and […]

Read More
world news, trump, u.s., business news, stock market, entertainment news, business news, company news, market, commodities, commodity, Africa news

WORLD AIDS DAY: How We Can End AIDS Epidemic – WHO

LAGOS—As the world yesterday marked the 2015 World AIDS Day, World Health Organisation, WHO, has said that the only key to ending the AIDS epidemic within a generation remains the expansion of Antiretroviral Therapy, ART, to all people living with HIV. Meanwhile, a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Segun Olulade has […]

Read More

Trade Fair : Visitors flock fair ground, exhibitors slash prices

Twenty four hours to the end of the 29th Lagos International Trade Fair, visitors have flocked the Tafawa Balewa Square venue while exhibitors have slashed prices of their products. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the exhibitors had earlier complained about low turnout of visitors and attributed the situation to the state of […]

Read More

Army confirms arrest of another wanted Boko Haram suspect in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Saturday, confirmed the arrest of another suspected Boko Haram terrorist, whose picture was released alongside 99 others on the Army’s wanted list of terrorists. This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja by the acting Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman. Usman said in the statement […]

Read More