Politics of the Economy

Agriculture not the best way for diversification in Nigeria

  Go back to the farm, youths must farm and operation feed the nation. I know must of us must have come across these jingles...

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...

WHEN YOU LEAVE THAT POSITION – A WARNING TO OUR LEADERS

  I was motivated to write this piece after going through "The Ceramic Cup", an experience of a former United State Under Secretary of Defence,...

AfCFTA Rwanda: We can travel in 27 countries now on the...

Africa made history today! We can travel in 27 countries now on the continent with no visa needed. 44 we would work and trade...

‘The Hard Facts To Rescue The Nigerian Economy’

By Chukwuma Soludo Introduction: Let me thank the leadership of Vanguard Newspapers for inviting me to lead the discussion on “The Hard Facts to Rescue the...

Nigeria Condemns Human Right Abuse in Myanmar

      The Federal Government (FG) of Nigeria expresses deep regret at the desperate human right situation in the Rakhine State of Myanmar, which is very...

FG To Support Family Of Quintuplets With Housing Under Fish Programme

As part of efforts to ensure the welfare of Nigerians and Civil Servants in particular, the Federal government at the weekend, promised to support...

HOW ELECTRONIC VOTING WILL CHANGE THE FACE OF NIGERIA’S FUTURE GENERAL...

On the 31st of March, 2017, the Nigerian Senate passed the Electoral Act No. 6 2010 (Amendment) Bill 2017 into law. This bill gives...

Bauchi Police Boss Assures Igbo Community of Adequate Security

    In order to ensure Public safety among all citizens in Bauchi State,the Commissioner of Police Bauchi State Command, CP Garba Baba Umar has today...

Lagos Sea Ports: A Blessing or A Curse To The Country...

  Lagos already has two sea ports - Apapa and Tincan Island ports. By the time the port at Lekki Free Trade Zone comes up...

I’M OKAY, ONLY NEED TO OBEY DOCTORS’ ORDERS, PRESIDENT BUHARI TELLS...

  President Muhammadu Buhari says there is tremendous improvement in his health, indeed, he wishes to return home, "but I've learnt to obey my doctor's...

AKWA IBOM, HOTEL BOOKING LIMITED SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON WEB...

  Akwa Ibom State Government has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hotel Booking Limited to train youths of the state on Web development and...

GE Partners with The Tony Elumelu Foundation on Lagos Garage

    The partnership results from the mutual interest of both organizations to foster economic growth and empowerment in Nigeria by building a skilled workforce and...

We have Registered About 18.5 Million Nigerians

Engr. Aliyu Aziz Abubakar, the Director General of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) engaged journalists and other media houses on the recent strides the...

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...

BENUE FLOODING: THEY WOULDN’T HAVE DIED IF METEROLOGIST AND SATELLITE PEOPLE ...

    We saw how Lekki was flooded and property lost, we are seeing how Benue is flooded, lives and property lost! With satellite forecast, meteorologist...

South Africa: Julius Malema Tagged Dangerous and Encouraging Farm Terrorism !

  Now that South Africa has voted overwhelmingly to take over uncompensated lands from the Whites, expect to see international conspiracy in sanctions and what...

In resolving the standoff between the executive and the legislative, President...

After several episodes of the drawn battle for supremacy and a needless flex of power muscles between the Executive and the Legislative, the presidency...

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...

With the Galaxy of intelligence,Nigeria wasted over $18 billion on the...

Smartest people, mediocre nation. BRITISH Nobel laureate Dorothy Hodgkin once noted that the University of Lagos was one of the world centres of expertise...

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...

Wear or Don’t Appear: Ali Goes to Court For Interpretation

  To wear or not to wear uniform seems to be the major discourse going on in the Nigeria Senate. This matter has been raging...

We Spent The Last Two Years Digging Nigeria Out Of Mess...

  The President also appealed to the party faithful not to relax and support the presidential committee led by former governor Bola Tinubu, to reconcile...

Is there Any Bond between Obiano and Ekwueme ?

  Anambra is one of the few states in Nigeria that are blessed with many distinguished statesmen and women. A little over five years ago,...

CHAIRMAN OF STANBIC IBTC BANK RESIGNS

  On Tuesday, 21st March 2017, Mr. Atedo Peterside, Chairman of Stanbic IBTC Bank, sent a letter to the board stating that he would be...

Kwankwaso: Don’t Visit Kano Now, Police Warns !

  The attention of Kano State Police Command is drawn to the intended visit to Kano State on 30th January, 2018 by the former Executive...

Dino Melaye’s recall: Controversy as dead gubernatorial aspirant allegedly puts signature

As the recall process of the senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye thickens and causes tension in Kogi State, a former governorship aspirant under...

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...

FG directs MDAs to resume workshop on executive order or be...

      The Federal Government has today issued another directive to the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Federal Government to immediately resume the conduct...

ICT start ups don’t impress Nigerian Banks

Technology has and still continues to play a vital role in the development and advancement of African economies at large. Constantly  reinforcing regional trends...

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...

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...

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...

Lagos state development is not a party affair – Akinwunmi Ambode

    I am sharing my thoughts in this article, not necessarily as the Governor of Lagos State but as a Nigerian; a Nigerian who wants...

STATEMENT BY KADUNA STATE GOVERNMENT AS SIGNED AND RELEASED BY SAMUEK...

STATEMENT BY KADUNA STATE GOVERNMENT AS SIGNED AND RELEASED BY SAMUEK ARUWAN, SA TO GOV EL RUFAI ON MEDIA         Kaduna State Government condemns in the...

THE LIFE-CYCLE OF THE USED AND DUMPED: A DISGRACE TO THOSE...

  We are here again! A feeling of de javu envelopes everybody, the time of election when we will be seeing the dramatis personae with...

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...

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...

“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...

Buhari begs Benue Leaders To Accommodate Fulani herdsmen ‘In The Name...

    President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the government and people of Benue State to exercise restraint following the recent attacks on some communities 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...

TOM SAATER IS DOCUMENTING THE AFTERMATH OF THE INSURGENCY IN NORTHEASTERN...

...Every time I go back , it’s heartbreaking.”  – Tom Saater on the aftermath of the insurgency in Nigeria’s northeast. Six years of insurgency in...

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...

FG Charges Senator Misau with Falsehood Against Police Boss

  Senator Isah Hamman Misau was finally arraigned before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, Abuja, on charges of disseminating...

Lagos State Land Use Charge Act 2018 – An Uncalled For...

Those kick against the implementation of the revised LUC Act appears to be no more than people living with the fear of the harmless,...

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,...

APC CAN’T WIN ANAMBRA — Ezeife

  “APC can’t rig election in Anambra. We will organise to resist it. Nobody is afraid. “Some people from our side are planning along with some...

Lagos Disburses N635mn for Scholarships of 8419 Students

  The Lagos State Government on Friday said it would commence the disbursement of bursaries and scholarships totaling N635.576million to a total of 8,419 students...

Gbenga Adeboye And The APC Masquerade

  Thirteen years ago, Gbenga Adeboye passed on to eternity. He was laid to rest in May 2003. An indigene of Ode-Omu in Osun State,...

Restructuring: ‘Yorubas Are The Most Ungrateful Backstabbers’ – Arewa Youth Coalition

A coalition of Arewa youth has said that “the Yoruba are the most ungrateful stock in Nigeria”, in a statement signed on behalf of...

Ghana, Gabon More Developed Than Nigeria

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has released its 2016 human development index report which rated Gabon, Ghana and a host of other countries...

Buhari decries handling of Paris Club refund by governors

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with members of the National Council of traditional rulers and decried the way the Paris Club Refund was spent...

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...

Nigeria, Chad Meets on War on Terror Campaigns, Security Agencies in...

The Nigerian Armed Forces Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin and his Chadian counterpart, Lieutenant General Mohammad Ibrahim Saed, are in a...

CRUDE OIL (Petroleum), “The Mother Of All Commodities” and what Nigeria...

  Our needs increases on a daily bases; these needs are influenced directly or indirectly by the availability or price of crude oil. More so,...

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...

Religion,Spirituality and the Bane Of African Development

Our spiritually-minded brothers do believe that our backwardness as people is firmly rooted in our idolatry practices. Yet they turn a blind eye to...

Anambra state and political maturity 101

My State, Anambara makes me proud because of some features it embodies and exemplifies. One of them is POLITICAL MATURITY. The run for who occupies...

Federal Executive Council Approves Eastern & Western Narrow-Gauge Rail to the...

  The Monthly National Economic Council (NEC), chaired by Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo. The Federal Executive CounciL (FEC) has approved an Interim Agreement for concession...

ON THE CURRICULUM ISSUE (CONCERNING CRK) .

      Nigerian government and lies. They have lied again. The way Nigerian government behaves is like a thief who wants to steal a fowl. He...
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