Friday, January 18, 2019

Politics of the Economy

GOVERNOR LALONG APOLOGISES TO GOVERNOR ORTOM

  “I must say that I humbly apologise for my comments because I have seen that it was really misconceived and misinterpreted. That generated 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,...

EFCC To Appeal Dismissal of N190m Fraud Charge against Oronsaye

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is to appeal the ruling today by Justice Olasumbo Olajumoke Goodluck of the FCT High Court, Abuja...

Anambra Youths move against electoral fraud, violence

By Ngozi Emedolibe Anambra youths under the aegis of Anambra Youth Conscience, AYC, have unanimously vowed to resist any attempt to rig the forthcoming gubernatorial...

Anambra Mourns Victims of Ozubulu Church Killings

    The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has declared Monday, August 7, 2017 as a Day of Mourning in honour of the 11...

APC RALLY IN UMUAHIA, A CASE OF RUNAWAY NUN TALKING ILL...

I don't understand politicians. This is my opinion!I am still very new in the game of politics. There is this aspect of politicians that I...

COMMUNIQUÉ ARISING FROM THE EMERGENCY MEETING OF SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS AT...

  In view of the prevailing security situation in the South East and its attendant consequences, the South East Governors hereby resolve as follows: 1.All activities...

Etisalat vs Banks: CBN, NCC intervene to save jobs, Asset Stripping

  Following the deepening crisis between Etisalat and a consortium of 13 Nigerian Banks over a syndicated loan of about US$1.2 billion granted the telecom...

President Buhari Must Flush Out The Bad Eggs & Give Youths...

    In this interview, Pastor Patrick Chima the Senior Pastor of Fountain of Life Int’l Gospel Ministry located in Suleja, Niger State, speaks on the...

PPC CHOOSES VICTOR OKHAI, AS THEIR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

  A polyglot with the rare capacity to understand and speak Nigeria's three major languages of Edo, Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba and three major international...

Meet Botswana’s 30-year-old female minister Bogolo Kenewendo

Meet Botswana’s new Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, 30-year-old Bogolo Joy Kenewendo. She was one of the ministers appointed by Botswana’s new president Mokgweetsi...

Aisha Buhari Speak at African First Ladies’ Forum

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has emphasized the need for governments in Africa to work together to facilitate private sector investment...

MAY 30 SIT-AT-HOME: CHANGING THE NARRATIVES AND DYNAMICS OF THE IGBO...

  May 30th, 2017, will be a day that Nigeria and Africa mustn’t forget in a hurry! A day the Biafrans will want to remember...

…And these are the 15 Reasons Why Anambra Workers Celebrate this...

    In Anambra... Workers Are Blessed!!! That is what many workers across the federation said! you can call it envy, you can call it admiration,...

Buhari Will Get Over 1m Votes In S’east, Says VON DG

  The Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday in Enugu declared that unlike the 2015 election, President Muhammadu Buhari...

Aisha Buhari visits Imo, charges women to build bridges of unity

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari graced the August Meeting of Imo women convened by Wife of the State Governor, Mrs. Nneoma...

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...

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...

Falana speaks on NGO bill, says worst in Nigeria’s history

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has described the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Bill as the ‘worst piece of legislation’ in the history of Nigeria. Falana...

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...

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...

Laziness responsible for North’s opposition to restructuring –Atiku

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has taken northerners who are opposed to the current clamour for the restructuring of the nation to the cleaners, accusing...

PDP and the burden of nemesis

By IKE ABONYI This story is original to a Russian author but retold by a German, Frederick Gietz. The Russian author told about the time...

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...

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...

Yusuf Buhari Bounces Back To Health, Welcomed By Loving Family

Just like the proverbial cat with nine lives , the son of the president , Yusuf Buhari bounced back to health. In the words...

NIA DG: FACTS OF THE MATTER

  A lot of half-truths, misinformation, and outright falsehood have attended the announcement of a new Director-General for the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), in the...

A Cursory Look at Nigeria’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan

Nigeria’s GDP performance improved slightly in the 4th quarter of 2016, and showed us a route to recovery. The current recession has affected all...

Yemi Osibanjo : Can he demonstrate a sufficient will power ?

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth. ~Benjamin Disraeli. This statement is in tandem with what the...

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...

My husband is a caring man, he will do well as...

  Wife of Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Deaconesses Janet Olusola has described her husband as a man of God and a caring man with a...

Joint Security Operatives Conducts Cordon and Search Operation in Oyi LGA,...

Following intelligence report, Operatives of the Department of State Security Services Anambra State Command and a Patrol Team from 302 General Support Regiment Onitsha,...

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...

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...

PRESCOM: FG Plans Commission for the Control of Arms and Weapons

  The Minister of Defence Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali has thanked the President, Commander -in Chief- of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria...

UN AWARD FOR GOVERNOR WIKE: NIGERIA’S MOMENT OF GLORY

    In the midst of national retrogression and unparalleled economic stagnation, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has emerged as Nigeria's leading light . An...

The role of youth in the fight for and defense of...

    In the new democracies of the world, the role of youth is of special importance, and in the world today there are more new...

Osibanjo: How Uniting the South and Threading Carefully in front of...

You don't go around giving an acting president 10 days ultimatum to do your bidding. That is a travesty and insult to our collective...

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,...

Presidency replies allegation that Osinbajo appoints Yorubas, RCCG members

The presidency has dismissed as smear campaign, allegations of nepotism and favouritism against Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. The presidency was reacting to an article by...

Yemi Osinbajo restates Buhari’s commitment on the ease of doing business...

  The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has restated the President Muhammadu Buhari's led administration of it's commitment to facilitate the ease of...

TWO YEARS ON, NIGERIANS ARE NOT CONVINCED ABOUT PRESIDENT BUHARI’S FIGHT...

At the launch of Senator Dino Melaye’s book titled ‘Antidotes for Corruption: The Nigerian Story’, the Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said that he...

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...

EMMANUEL MACRON’S VICTORY IN FRANCE REIGNITES A CALL FOR MORE YOUTH...

The people of France have decided that Emmanuel Macron will be their next president. 66.06 percent of the votes went to Mr Macron while...

President Buhari Sympathises With Yobe State Citizens (Photos)

  President Buhari on a Sympathy visit to Yobe State over Abduction of 110 School Girls from Dapchi on 14th Mar 2018 President Buhari accompanied by...

EID-EL-KABIR: 70 Trailer Load Of Lake Rice Arrive Lagos

    In an effort to ensure even distribution across all the sale centres, the Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that at least 70 trailer...

Kengema Unity Forum endorses Governor Wike for Re-election

Kengema Unity Forum endorses Governor Wike for Re-election In appreciation of the quality projects and programmes executed by the Rivers State Governor, the Kengema Unity...

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...

Nigeria Finds a National Crisis in Every Direction It Turns

Fuel trucks stranded near the main highway of Warri, Nigeria, last month after militants calling themselves the Niger Delta Avengers disrupted fuel distribution. CreditJane Hahn...

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,...

We are here to change Nigeria’s narrative for Good – Enyinna...

  One thing is that pertaining to other things of life, there is always the need to rethink any standing positions especially, if the status...

NIGERIA TO PURCHASE MILITARY AIRCRAFT FROM AMERICA IN A DEAL WORTH...

Ngeria’s fight against extremist sect Boko Haram will receive a boost following plans by US President’s Donald Trump to sell up to a dozen...

Most Nigerian States Are Living On Life Support – Peter Obi

    The former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has decried that most Nigerian states are currently living on life support. He lamented that...

Nigeria: Get ready for the revolution, to be fore warned is...

Lately, according to reports, Nigeria was placed a at the 19th position in countries that has an attractive investment climate in Africa! This trend...

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...

Biotech Centre To Be Established in Abuja – FG

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology is to establish a Biotechnology Centre of International Standard in Nigeria, at the National Bio- Technology Development...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Imo Guber: Youths root for ABC Transport Boss

  As the preparations for various parties primaries are coming to a head, youths from the 27 local government areas of Imo State have cued...

FG cuts Cost of Registering Businesses to ₦5,000 for 3 Months

  The Federal Government has announced a cut in the cost of registering businesses in the country. Reports  has it that this was revealed in a...

OPINION: Restructuring, growth and inclusion

Nigeria’s system of states, was first implemented by the General Yakubu Gowon-led administration during the Nigeria civil war in 1967. The expectation was being...

#AnambraGuberDebate17 : Anambra deepens political engagement (Photos)

  The turn out for the Guber debate is massive...with avalanche of cars parked outside the auditorium. As affirmed earlier, about 80% of the political...

FROM BREXIT TO COMMONWEALTH: AFRICA NEEDS TO PREVENT “EMPIRE 2.0”

  Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May activated Article 50 of the European Union, a process which actively commenced the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU),...

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...

NIG@57: Gov Ambode Seeks Viability of All States

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday emphasized the need for Nigeria to remain united, saying there was more to gain in being...

We’ve Learnt From Our Mistakes, PDP Apologises To Nigerians

Giving a keynote speech on Monday, at an event in Abuja with the theme: Nation-building: Resetting The Agenda, he admitted that although the party...

‎Dr Ifeanyi Ubah is focused on clinching the PDP ticket on...

... Denies story about defection to APC.‎ Our attention has been drawn to a malicious write up published by the some online media houses which...
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