Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Politics of the Economy

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...

Multiple Suicide Bomb Attacks on Sallah Day in Borno

  25th June, 2017 at about 2221hrs. A male suicide bomber, gained entry into the premises of University of Maiduguri, and detonated PBIED on his...

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...

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...

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...

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...

FG LAUNCHES IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS 2017

The Federal Government has formally presented the Immigration Regulations 2017 designed to enhance the protection of the nation’s borders from migratory crimes. Making the presentation...

How Kano Citizens Swam Away Their Lack In Ganduje’s Swimming Pool

Parks are luxury in Nigerian cityscape , some administrators consider it a waste of public space and folks consider it elitist. In saner climes...

“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...

ON RATS AND RODENTS DRIVING PMB OUT OF OFFICE

    It is a very shameful and disgraceful statement that emanated from the presidency to the effect that PMB, after a whole 105 days abroad...

Buhari dares IPOB, shuts down Anambra

  Awka, the Anambra State capital, on Wednesday stood still for President Muhammadu Buhari as he attended the grand finale of the campaign of the...

‘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...

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...

What I will do in Lagos in the Next Two Years...

  The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said his administration will focus on the state’s power, environment and transportation sectors in the next...

Electronic Voting, Can It Eliminate Thuggery, Intimidation & Violence?

  Could electronic voting be a workable solution to eliminating thuggery, victimization and intimidation in future Nigerian elections? Pros: people can vote from the comfort of...

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...

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...

FASHOLA DROPS 6 PLACES IN THE EFFECTIVENESS RANKING FOR MINISTERS

Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing has dropped six places in the YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Ministers. The former Lagos governor, who previously occupied...

The Fulani Herdsmen: Modernism, Nomadic  and Stealth Destruction

  “Fulanis from across the country and neighbouring countries gathered here last week and they requested for my permission to go and retaliate but I...

My Mission is to Bridge The Education Gap Between The Northern...

  Emir Sanusi, the current Emir of Kano, Nigeria’s foremost Northern city and Islamic symbol in Nigeria. Sanusi, is a clear departure from the line...

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...

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...

AN ADDRESS PRESENTED BY THE CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE OF NIGERIA (CBCN)...

  Your Excellency, We, the representatives of the Catholic Bishops of Nigeria, bring you our cordial greetings and blessings. We desired this meeting, in order to...

PDP: Trouble looms as pressure mounts on Ekweremadu to quit

  …Those who worked against Atiku are now calling the shots against those who supported him …This is a civil war that could cost PDP...

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,...

93 Days of Internet Shutdown in Cameroon: Advocacy Lessons Learnt

  April 20, 2017, was  the 93rd day of the Internet shutdown in the English speaking regions of Cameroon. On January 17, 2017, the Cameroonian...

Ngige Delights With Ivorian Under-Study Of Best Practices On Regulation Of...

The Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige today asserted that the choice of Nigeria by the Ivorian Government to under study...

Anambra Refutes Reports on Discovery of Arms, Yams in Nnewi

    The attention of the Anambra State Government is drawn to stories trending in the public domain stating that arms were found in a vehicle...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

BIAFRA: WHAT THE YOUNG IGBO YOUTHS ARE NOT UNDERSTANDING

I was speaking to a very young pharmacist from the South East yesterday. I advanced the restructuring/true Fiscal Federalism as what I believe is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New British Deputy High Commissioner for Lagos arrives Nigeria

The British High Commission in Nigeria has announced the arrival of Laure Beaufils, appointed as British Deputy High Commissioner for Lagos, Laure is the...

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...

South East Representatives Demands for Referendum

The calls for restructuring of the country as gathered momementum with the polity. The members of the house of assembly has called for a...

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...

PRESIDENT BUHARI SPEAKS ON THE ABIA STATE DELEGATION THAT VISITED AND...

His words .... Today I received a delegation of traditional rulers from Abia State, led by His Royal Majesty, Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of...

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...

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...

Investing in Africa: Creating an Advanced Ecosystem of Corporate-backed Innovation

Over the past two decades, a number of African economies have shown remarkable growth – with several African corporates establishing a formidable presence in...

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...

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...

Buhari made a mistake with Nnamdi Kanu, Nigeria can blow up

  Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration made a mistake by charging...

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...

FG committed to quality Agro products for Nigerians and the global...

The present Administration has been commended on her giant stride and foresightedness in revolutionizing Agriculture in Nigeria for more food safety and quality assurance...

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...

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...

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...

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS IN OFFICE ARE UNDENIABLE – PDP

    1. We have read comments made by the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC), Alhaji Bolaji Ojo-Abdullahi, Mallam Garba Shehu, Special...

We are more than HR Outsourcing Firm, We Have Evolved  –...

  Olalekan Olude, cofounder, Jobberman, explains the motive behind Jobberman, the strides and training facilities the organization offers apart from traditional labour outsourcing which Jobberman is...

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...

LAGOS POLICE COMMAND CAUTIONS THAT IKORODU RESIDENTS MOVES AROUND WITH...

  The Lagos state police command would like to inform members of the public especially residents in ikorodu and environs,that from henceforth everybody moving around...

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...

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...

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...

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...

#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...

Meet Grace Mugabe, the Younger, Prettier, Future President Of Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe, the man that has brought game, Fame and to some , ridicule to Zimbabwe in particular and Africa at large is an...

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...

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...

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...
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