The Bank of Industry (BoI), disbursed N36.82 billion as loans in its Large Enterprise Directorate between January and September, an official has said. Adetokunbo Akinsola, Head, SME Group of the bank, represented by Obaro Osa, gave the figure during the bank’s SME Forum held at the ongoing Lagos International Trade Fair. “BoI is positioned to […]
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* Warns Saraki against subverting the people’s wish Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose , has declared that attempt by President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to borrow $29.96 billion to finance the 2016 budget will finally depress the country’s economy,calling on Nigerians to reject the decision. Fayose, who accused the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki of […]
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The MTV Europe Music Awards has finally stripped off Nigeria’s Wizkid of the Best African Act award and given it to Ali Kiba after days of public outcry from Tanzanians. The award that was subject to a public vote became a subject of discussion after votes showed Ali Kiba was leading but the organisers gave […]
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Resident doctors attached to the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State last week protested over unpaid four months salaries owed them by the Federal Government, threatening to withdraw medical services to patients on November 15. The protesting doctors, under the Association of Resident Doctors said though they have met the management of the Federal Medical […]
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The governing council of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta late Thursday night sacked 18 staff members of the institution while five others were also relieved of their appointments by the embattled Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Professor OlusolaOyewole. The sacking was reached at the end of a meeting presided over by the Chairman of the […]
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Leadership of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has apprised the US president-elect, Donald Trump, that President Buhari and Obama have hatched plans to exterminate the people of Biafra by using Drones. According to a press statement signed by their spokesmen, Barr. Emma Mmezu and Dr. Clifford Iroanya, respectively, the plans was hatched six months back […]
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Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state yesterday took a swipe on the state factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress(APC),Pastor Eze Nwachukwu Eze over his recent outburst against him and his administration. Recall that Pastor Eze in recent time had been on Umahi’s jugglar calling on him to resign following what he called massive fraud […]
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A legal luminary and former president of Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, OCJ Okocha has berated the NBA and the National Judicial Council for succumbing to the pressure of suspending judges that were recently arrested by operatives of the Directorate of State Security, DSS. This is also as the state Governor, Barr Judson Wike, condemned the […]
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– as witnesses shun court A High Court sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital has refused an application asking the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to close its case against the former Governor of the state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel. The application which was moved orally yesterday by a counsel to the former governor, […]
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Plateau state governor Simon Lalong,has called on the church to pray for the country to quickly get of the recession biting the country stressing that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Lalong stated this yesterday while speaking at the Church of Christ in Nations, COCIN, headquarters during the 91st General Church Council […]
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The House of Representatives has advised beneficiaries of ongoing power projects across the country to desist from demanding for weighed way leaves and compensations rather to focus on benefits that will accrue from such projects. Speaking with journalists shortly after an inspection tour of Mbalano Sub-Station in Isikwuato Local Government of Abia State, the Chairman […]
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GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State and members of the House of Representatives Committee on Power have called for co-operation among stakeholders in the power sector and communities hosting NIPP facilities in the country, to ensure desirable success in execution of projects in the sector. Governor Ugwuanyi, who hosted members of the House committee at […]
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Igga Community in Uzo-Uwani Local Area of Enugu State, has rejected their new traditional ruler, Mr. Herbert Ukuta, (Igwe Herbert Ukuta,) as their royal father because he was imposed on them against their wish. As a result, the leadership of the community has asked Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to withdraw the staff of office issued to […]
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DETAINED leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has joined the league of the notable people in the world to congratulate the newly elected president of United State of America, Donald Trump from Kuje prison, Abuja. Kanu made this known to the group of people who visited him in the prison custody […]
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TECHNICAL Adviser of Nigeria’s national team, Gernot Rohr has revealed the reason behind John Mikel Obi’s current travails at English Premier League club, Chelsea. Mikel, the current Super Eagles captain, has yet to make a substitute appearance for Chelsea in all competitions this season despite featuring fleetingly for the Stamford Bridge club in pre-season. Rohr […]
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FEDERAL High Court, Abuja yesterday granted Femi Fani-Kayode bail in the sum of N50 million and one surety in like sum. The court, however, remanded him in Kuje Prison pending the perfection of his bail condition. Fani-Kayode was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice John Tsoho on a fresh five-count […]
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FORMER President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has written a congratulatory message to the President-Elect of United State of America, Donald Trump. Obasanjo, a former African Union, AU, President, assured the elected 45th President of US of the African continent, particularly Nigeria’s support for his administration. In a three paragraph letter dated November 9, 2016 […]
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EDO STATE is in debt to the tune of $300billion, making it the third most indebted in the country. The state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gave the revelation yesterday after undertaking an x-ray of the leadership and human relationship styles of the outgoing governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, which it […]
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MINISTER of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola says the Ministry of Power under his leadership will not cancel power privatisation on any grounds. President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote had asked that the power privatisation process be revisited and reversed into the “right hands.” “We should be as open as we can if […]
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THERE is palpable tension in Uromi, the headquarters of Esan Northeast Local Government of Edo State, as the state government in less than two weeks suspended and deposed its traditional ruler for sundry reasons. The traditional ruler of the kingdom, HRH Anslem Eidenojie 11 recently instituted a legal action against the outgoing governor of Edo […]
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