The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the people of the state in particular and Nigerians in general to be wary of those it called attention-seeking prophets and â€œtheir patronising prophecies of doomâ€ as the 2015 general elections draw nearer.
Reacting to a prediction credited to Primate Theophilus Olabayo of the Evangelical Church of Yahweh, Maryland, Lagos, that APC would lose the governorship election in the state next year, the state Publicity Secretary
The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi and the governor elect, Mr Ayodele Fayose has recently engaged in exchange of harsh words leading to various accusations over management of funds in the state.
Ex-governor Fayemi has been described as a â€œshameless liar,â€ saying his admittance that Governor Ayo Fayose left N3.5 billion was a mark of his deceit in governance.
Special Assistant to Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka,
A book titled: â€œCHIEF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO (SAN), GCFR IN PUBLIC OFFICE IN NIGERIA, Volume 1,â€ written in honour and memory of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, will be presented to members of the public, on Thursday, January 29, 2015, at House of Chiefs, Secretariat, Ibadan, Nigeria by 11.30 a.m.
The book will serve as a guide to those who are already or aspiring to be in politics or public office in Nigeria.
The publishers-Litchfield Nigeria Limited, Prince Adetunji, Dr A. Aremu, Reverend F. Okothi, Mr S.
THE Ebonyi State police command, on Sunday, confirmed the arrest of a 45-year-old-man, Nwofu Igbo, who allegedly killed his son in Nwofe community in Izzi Local Government Area of the state.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Chris Anyanwu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki that the matter was being investigated by the police.
â€œThe police is prepared to get to the root of the problem that led to the killing of the boy,â€ Anyanwu said.
He added that the suspect had
THE Executive Director, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) Dr Ado Mohammed, has said that Nigeria has made an unprecedented progress in the area of Polio eradication.
He said in the last five months, there had not been any recorded case of Polio virus in any part of the country.
â€œWhat we are doing is to carefully review the progress we have made in the last few months and as it is, we have made an unprecedented progress that we have not recorded in the history of polio eradication
Investors reaped more from their investment in the global capital market, even though it recorded mixed performance than the Nigerian capital market in the year, 2014. The investors in the Nigerian capital market lost N3.23 trillion or 24.4 percent towards the end December, 19, 2014.The post Stock market: Investors lose N3.23trn in 2014 appeared first on Vanguard News.
From NOAH EBIJE, Â Kaduna No fewer than 10 perÂsons were killed by gunmen who atÂtacked Tattaura village in Sanga Local GovÂernment Area of Kaduna State at the weekend. Five others were also inÂjured in the incident. Acting Chairman of Sanga Local Government CounÂcil, Alhaji Nasiru Harande, who confirmed the incident, described it as unfortunate, adding [...]
At least 23 people were killed in a Boko Haram atÂtack in the MozoÂgo district in Cameroonâ€™s Far North Region, an ofÂficial said. The regional governor, Mijiyawa Bakary, conÂfirmed the attack by the Nigeria-based Islamist militants, but did not give further details. â€œWe are still gathering the facts from our divisional officers, but what we [...]
Sir Celestine Omehia is the former Governor of Rivers State. In this interview with journalists in Abuja, he gave reasons why Buhari should not be voted in as President. In his view, if General Muhammadu Buhari is elected president in 2015, his election would be tantamount to retrogressing the countryThe post Buhari ‘ll take Nigeria 10 years back â€”Omehia appeared first on Vanguard News.
From IHEANACHO NWOSU, Abuja Former speaker, House of RepresenÂtatives and goverÂnorship candidate of All Progressives ConÂgress (APC) for Katsina State, Bello Masari, at the weekend vowed to make education his priority if elected in the 2015 general election. He said the state faced a bleak future in education if challenges facing it were not promptly [...]
UGHELLIâ€”AHEAD of the 2015 general elections, the Assistant Legal Adviser of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta State, Mr. Bernard Odior, has warned the various ethnic groups in the state to shun tribal sentiments in the interest of democracy.The post PDP chieftain warns against tribal sentiments appeared first on Vanguard News.
The three tiers of government shared N6.3 trillion as statutory allocations from January to October this year. However, revenue from crude oil into the federation account fell by 3.3 percent to N5.7 trillion during this period, reflecting the impact of the falling price of crude oil.The post Vocation and technical education â€“ a key to improving Nigeriaâ€™s development (2) appeared first on Vanguard News.
Banking and finance in 2014 were defined by efforts of industry players and regulators to enhance the quality of banking services as well as increase access to finance for critical sectors of the economy. Amidst these efforts, the industry experienced two major reality checks, which impacted regulation and monetary policy in the second part of the year. Presented below is a brief account of these developments.The post Reality check amidst measures to enhance banking services appeared first on Vanguard
GOVERNOR Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State was recently appointed Director-General of the Buhari Campaign Organisation. At an interactive session, Amaechi among other things, reels out plans of the campaign organisation and also clears the air on knotty issuesThe post Why Jonathan is in trouble â€” Gov Amaechi appeared first on Vanguard News.
The banking industry has been under pressure due to policy measures of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to tighten money supply. In this interview, Mr. Oyewale Ariyibi, Head, Finance, FBN Holdings Plc explained how some of these policies impact the operations of the company, and efforts of the company to improve on its efficiency and deliver returns to shareholders.The post FBN Holdings structured to minimize impact of monetary tightening appeared first on Vanguard News.
By OMODELE ADIGUN What is the best way to clean up the books of a bank-the short-cut to wean your bank off toxic assets? Give wide berth to the margin magicians, says Mr Henry Semenitari, the Managing Director of Unity Bank Plc. The bank chief, who seems to sympathise with genuine borrowers because of the [...]
From TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt Leader of the NiÂger Delta Peoplesâ€™ Salvation Front (NDPSF), Alhaji Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, has declared that PresiÂdent Goodluck Jonathan has already won the 2015 presidential election and he owes apology to noÂbody. Dokubo stated this at the weekend, during the burial ceremony of his grandÂmother, late Princess Preba Ekineh, at Buguma [...]
From BAMIGBOLA GBOLAGUNTE, Akure Peoples DemocratÂic Party (PDP) in the South West has assured PresÂident Goodluck Jonathan of its resolve to work toÂwards his victory in the 2015 presidential elecÂtion, saying there is no alternative to Jonathan in 2015. Rising from a meeting of the PDP National CamÂpaign Council in the South- West in Akure, [...]
FROM AKIN ALOFETEKUN, MINNA Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, says the LifeÂtime Achievement award bestowed on him by The Sun Publishing Limited, is one that not only him and his children will appreciate, but one that even his grand and great grandchildren will forever cherish. Babangida, in an emotion-laden reÂsponse to the letter [...]