Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Politics of the Economy

SOUTH SOUTH TERM, NIGER DELTA AND THE IGBO QUESTION? (2)

According to an online commentator known as Amarchi (Amarabae) she said that “If you go into the street of Nigeria and ask, who is...

ONDO STATE – YORUBA ETHNIC NATIONALITY BECOMING MORE COMPLEX!!!

    Goodluck Jonathan Speaks From US- Why Niger Deltans Do not Want To Be Part Of Biafra Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebere Jonathan yesterday delivered...

Dangote Foundation commits N200m for Kano Specialist Hospital rehabilitation

  The Foundation handed over to the hospital management a renovated maternity ward, two ultra-modern maternity laboratories, upgraded water supply system Eclampsia ward, theatre and...

Okorocha renames Ministry of Happiness, blames printer’s devil

By Ugonne Uzoma The Rochas Okorocha administration has blamed the printer’s devil, for the wrong christening of the Ministry of Happiness. Chief Press Secretary to the...

GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA SWEARS-IN 28 COMMISSIONERS & 27 LG TRANSITION COMMITTEE...

GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA SWEARS-IN 28 COMMISSIONERS & 27 LG TRANSITION COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN - URGES THEM TO PROVE THEIR WORTH - CLAIMS THAT HIS ADMINISTRATION HAS COMPLETED...

A CBN Director Has Explained Why They Can’t Regulate Bitcoins

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that unlike it is being touted in some media quarters, they are not against financial innovations....

IF NIGERIA FAILS TO RESTRUCTURE,THERE MIGHT BE CONSEQUENCES

There has been calls for Restructure lately and this has reached a crescendo that it can't be ignored. In some quarters like the Eastern...

BABANGIDA ADVISES THAT THE PRESIDENT LISTENS TO NIGERIANS ON RESTRUCTURING!

  Former Military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, on Monday, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly hearken to the voice of restructuring, before...

Lagos Saves N87bn with Removal of Roundabout in Lekki-Epe Expressway

  The removal of six roundabouts along the Lekki-Epe Expressway has saved residents and motorists in the corridor about N87billion yearly, a report of the...

PDP Governors meet National Chairmanship aspirants

  Ahead of the December 9 Convention of the People's Democratic Party, PDP slated for Abuja, a meeting of PDP Governors with all Chairmanship Aspirants...

Rochas, the man whose vision drives crazy

  When Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, told TELL magazine that “my vision drives me crazy,” many people did not take his words literally. In...

Sexual Harassment Is What I am Used To As a Director...

In this interview with Chima Okereke, a seasoned practitioner and director in the Nigerian motion picture industry known as Nollywood. He discussed the challenges...

Private – Public Overlap: Why is The Government Against this Practise...

THE Nigerian medical space is in dire need for restructure as it is with the other sectors of the economy. In a move to...

HASHTAGS AND SOCIAL MEDIA: WHY GT BANK & OTHERS MUST...

The recent imbroglio between one of the Nigeria's foremost Industrialist, Innocent Chukwuma ,known in the manufacturing circles as Innoson and Guarantee Trust Bank Plc,...

By and large, the South East loses again – Chidiebere Okere

    Look deep! Seems like he has lost the South West and so, he is trying to court the South East ostensibly for reelections in...

PDP Convention fallout: Dickson begs Adeniran, Mantu, others

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The National Reconciliation Committee of the People’s Democratic Party led by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Tuesday visited some aggrieved members...

MY FIRST TIME IN OGONI LAND – CHIKE OFILI

It so very unfair to be given so little in return from taking so much. Why on earth should injustice be elevated to a...

Yoruba Grand Rally on Restructuring to hold Sept. 7- S/West leaders

South West leaders met in Lagos on Sunday to unfold plans for an upcoming Yoruba “Grand Rally on Restructuring”. Addressing newsmen after the meeting,...

SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME REACHES 17 STATES

        Three more states have been added to the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, with an additional one million children now benefitting from it....

Lagos : The Demolition of Tejuoso’s House, kids Teargassed

  Policemen who invaded Hon. Funmi Tejuoso's House are allegedly, currently breaking down doors at the house of the lawmaker and assaulting the children and...

Andela: Tech startup questions why Nigerian engineer was detained at JFK

"What is an abstract class and why do you need it?" "Write a function to check if a Binary Search Tree is balanced." Those are the...

BRT ROUTE CONSTRUCTION: IS AMBODE WATCHING WHILE THE CONSTRUCTION WORKERS SLEEP...

It is a refreshing notion that Akin Ambode the current governor of Lagos State is very hard working and focused, that's a statement of...

New Toll Gates To Be Located At Old Spots – Fashola

Government has announced that it has concluded plans to re-introduce tolls on major highways across the country. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr....

KANO STATE, THE PAST,THE PRESENT AND DE- INDUSTRIALIZATION

KANO STATE, THE PAST,THE PRESENT AND DE- INDUSTRIALIZATION Kano State can be likened to the Pearl of the North, a city that is been associated...

Bola Tinubu pays air fare to fly back the body of...

  A National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, on Monday bankrolled the freight fare of late Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya from...

IGBO WOMEN TAKES TO THE STREETS OF UMUAHIA TO DEMAND REFERENDUM

  Historically, Women of present Abia State has enviable history that has placed them in a historical vintage position from the days of Aba Women...

Our achievements are real, not propaganda and lies – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said his Administration has recorded concrete achievements which are there for all to see, contrary to the opposition’s statement that the...

“IN SPITE OF ALL DISTRACTIONS, YOU HAVE ACHIEVED MUCH” – Wike...

  Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has commissioned six tractors procured by the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu to fix rural roads in...

How Africa can stop the World from continuously plundering her wealth

  The Honest Account report released on 25th May to mark Africa Day confirms what has already been known that Africa as a continent is...

Kogi State Unpaid Salaries: 40 Senators Donates 1,260 bags of...

    As part of efforts to alleviate the sufferings of workers in Kogi state, some Senators have donated a total of 1,260 bags pf rice...

PRESIDENT BUHARI: AFRICAN LEADERS MUST SPEAK WITH ONE VOICE TO DRIVE...

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said that African leaders must speak ‘with one voice’, independent of foreign influence, to achieve economic integration, development, peace, and security on...

Strike Action: Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri To Embark On...

Baring any last minute changes, the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, may declare industrial action anytime from...

What President Buhari Told UN General Assembly [Full Speech]

On behalf of my country, Nigeria, I congratulate you Mr President on your election and Mr (Antonio) Gutteres on his first General Assembly outing as...

The Military Has No Right To Monitor Social Media – Chuks...

As the clamour to restructure Nigeria political and economic space is reaching a high crescendo, it has been alleged that the national assembly isn't...

Pre-Election Observation and Impact on Credible Polls – Moshood Isah

While there has been appreciable improvement in Nigeria’s electoral process in recent years, every election no matter how small usually serve as a litmus...

EMERGING DIMENSIONS IN ELECTIONEERING CAMPAIGNS: ANAMBRA AS A CASE STUDY

  With the just-concluded election in Anambra State, which was won by Willie Obiano, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Nigeria may have...

Anambra Elections : 15 Questions before you decide (not) to Vote

    Residents of Anambra State are about to take their Socio-political destinies in their hands in line with the assertion that 'the choices of today,...

The Nigerian Oil Sector: The Lack of Ownership and Visionary Leadership

  Oil is now $51 per barrel. Nigeria on my mind. We must STOP our leaders from negotiating for political power with economic items they...

OSINBAJO:SIGNS 3 SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDERS TO EASE BUSINESS & BUY LOCALLY...

OSINBAJO SIGNS 3 FAR-REACHING EXECUTIVE ORDERS TO EASE BUSINESS, FAST TRACK BUDGET SUBMISSIONS & PROMOTE MADE IN NIGERIA PRODUCTS In exercise of the presidential authorities...

NIGERIAN ARMY PARTNERS WITH INNOSON VEHICLES MANUFACTURING COMPANY FOR MILITARY VEHICLES...

  The Nigerian Army has today Tuesday 2nd January 2018, formally gone into partnership with Nigerian indigenous motor manufacturing company, Innoson Motors Manufacturing Company for...

Oduduwa Republic: The making and announcements of a “new country”

ODUDUWA REPUBLIC: THE FULL PRESS RELEASE. The full release read thus: “You will recall that since 1914, when Nigeria was amalgamated at gun point, the country...

Want to join the Nigerian Army ? Please Read this!!

  The Nigerian Army, through the Chief of Administration, Major-General I. M. Alkali, has announced its zonal screening for the 76th regular recruitment intake for...

ANAMBRA: WE WILL NOT MAKE PROMISES WE CANNOT KEEP, WE KEEP...

  *N2B JUST RELEASED FOR EARLY WORKS ON SECOND NIGER BRIDGE REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY PROFESSOR YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, GCON, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC...

Metuhgate: Jonathan ask Metuh to deposit N1bn expenses

.   Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday asked the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to set aside the subpoena ordering him to appear in...

Where the minorities marginalised by Igbo in 60s?

A Cross Riverian (A Calabar man) Some weeks back on one of your posts I made a rebuttal about the erroneous and mischievous rants of...

Ninety Percent of Government in Nigeria is all About Bread and...

      The issue on ground today is either to borrow or not to borrow and a lot of people have asked what was done with...

Biafra: Why lasting Solution Must Be Found Using Economics

Biafra, has turned out to be that proverbial bee that has perches at the Nigeria’s scrotum. Allow the bee,it stings the hell out of...

Enugu Traditional Ruler Hails Success of Python Dance II

      His royal majesty, the igwe of Enugu, Odezuluigbo 111 of Nike, Chancellor Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi and the Deputy Chairman Enugu State Council...

Cardinal Heenan, Biafra and Christendom.

  Biafra moved the Christian world like no other conflict before it.The Christian world came together and held the first interdenominational service for Biafra on...

Nigeria: Rising inflation dampens consumer confidence

But despite the potential side effects these measures could have had, GDP grew by 4.9%, the naira traded at N150 to the dollar and...

FG, States, LGCs Share N415bn for April, 2017

A total of N415.730 billion has been distributed as Federal Allocation for the month of April 2017 by the Federal Government, State Governments and...

Nigerian Law School Churns Out 4,294 Lawyers!

  New Lawyers The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Samuel Nkannu Walter Onnoghen has charged legal practitioners in the country to always resort to...

NAF Jets Destroy Logistics Base of Boko Haram Terrorists in Sambisa

  The Nigerian Air Force Component of Operation LAFIYA DOLE conducted an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission in the Sambisa general area, as part...

20 million Nigerians to join the fight against corruption

    The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) with support from the Macarthur Foundation has launched #BounceCorruption. Bounce Corruption is designed to mobilize...

Yemi Osinbajo’s speech at #Biafra50 could usher in a new era...

  The Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation today held a conference to mark 50 years since Nigerian experienced the Biafran War. The event was tagged ‘Memory...

SOUTH SOUTH TERM, NIGER DELTA AND THE IGBO QUESTION? (1)

To some Nigerians, the term Niger Delta connotes a political term to categorise the oil producing region. In their own view the term Niger...

Anambra 2017: IMSO Cautions; Take the Allegation of Purchasing Voters Card...

  Recently, we have been having series of cases coming in since the commencement of this voter’s registration, and Permanent Voters Card distribution business in...

EKWEREMADU AT 55: A STATESMAN IN POLITICS

  “A politician thinks of the next election, a statesman, of the next generation.” - James Freeman Clark The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu,...

Obasanjo becomes UN envoy to Liberia

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has announced that he is sending former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo to Liberia to support the transfer of power peacefully...

FG To Power Tertiary Institutions With Solar Energy

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril has disclosed that the Federal Government was set to power nine Universities in the country...

ARE THE BIG BRANDS CRUMBLING UNDER THE FEET OF THE SMALLER...

Market share is a dog eat dog world and the winner takes it all! There is no room for slacking , sleeping and feeling...

JONATHAN’S N1B JOURNEY TO COURT: CURIOUS, CURIOUSER, CURIOUSEST

  When I read that former President Jonathan had been subpoena'd to appear as defence witness in Olisa Metuh's N400m fraud trial, I immediately recognised...

Governor Wike calls on Rivers people to work for the development...

Governor Wike calls on Rivers people to work for the development of the state Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on Rivers people...

WHY IS BISOLA ABAYOMI-OJO YET TO BE EXTRADITED TO ANSWER FOR...

Although 9,293 people have currently signed the ongoing petition against Anthonia Bisola Abayomi-Ojo, the United States Government insists that only a warrant for her...

Sold Out: Original Ikoyi Whistleblowers Emerge, Petitions AGF …Says EFCC, Others...

  The last has not been heard of the controversies surrounding the payment of the 5% commission to the whistleblower who gave the Economic and...

Middle Belt will not join North if Nigeria breaks – Jerry...

      Former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana has said that the Middle Belt minorities will not follow the North if Nigeria breaks up. Gana said...

BEFORE BIAFRA COMES, IGBOS HAVE TO LEAVE LAGOS AND OTHER PARTS...

    Biafra phenomenon isn’t what we can sweep under the carpet anymore, with the coming of Nnamdi Kanu, his imprisonment, release and soaring popularity has...

Pertinent Questions Over DANGOTE Refinery

  The expectation is that when DANGOTE Refinery in Lekki, Lagos starts producing petroleum products, Nigeria will no longer have to import 92% of its...

25 May: Africa Day 2017

The Continent of Africa observes and celebrates in a special way the 25 May. The day is known as “Africa Day.” Africa Day is promoted...

Liberian President-Elect, George Oppong Weah

Liberian President-Elect, George Oppong Weah. It would be recalled that in 1995, Arsenè Wenger's protégé George Weah conquered the World, European and African football to...
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