SOME suspected thugs on the campaign train of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ogun State, on Monday attacked a woman in Purdah and stripped her naked. The woman, Hamdalat Ayinde was said to have boarded a commercial motor bike from Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, when she ran into an APC campaign train in […]
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FEDERAL government through the Federal Ministry of Environment has disclosed its plan to embark on a large scale cultivation of Jatropha plant as a means of production of a viable green alternative to fossil fuels Speaking at the Environment Dialogue 1: â€œDiversification of the economy-the role of Jatrophaâ€ in Abuja yesterday, the Minister of Environment, […]
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FORMER Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebeâ€Ž has been ordered by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, in Abuja to forfeit his landed property in the Federal Capital Territory to the federal government for his failure to declare the property as required by law while leaving office. The former minister was found guilty […]
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INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that Nigeriaâ€™s economy will be out of recession in 2017, growing by 0.6 percent that year. According to the IMF World Economic Outlook (WEO) released yesterday in Washington, the fund projects that the current economic recession will outlast 2016, with a gross domestic product (GDP) contraction of 1.7 percent. […]
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PRESIDING Judge of the Court of Appeal, Illorin Division Hon: Justice Muhammad Ladan Tsamiya who was recently recommended for compulsory retirement yesterday denied recieving bribe from a petitioner. It was earlier yesterday reported by the Nation Newspaper dated Saturday, 1st October 2016 quoted: â€œNJC Fire Appeal Court Justice over N200 million naira allegation bribery scam. […]
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SENATE has resolved to prioritise and fast track the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, and other legislations capable of contributing to the quick recovery of the national economy, and provide favourable level playing environment for both local and foreign investors. This was part of the 20 points resolution passed by the Senate as […]
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FEDERAL High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State has sentenced one Ebunoluwa Bankole, 59 years old woman to 30 years imprisonment. She is also to pay a fine of N1, 000,000.00 (one million naira) only for the procurement and exportation of young Nigerian Women to Libya for Prostitution. This was contained in a press statement […]
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HOUSE of Representative yesterday demanded for the release of 50 Nigerian students arrested in Istanbul Airport, Turkey on arrival to pursue their education. It therefore, called on the federal government to explore all diplomatic options to secure their release. The House equally mandated its Committees on Diaspora, Education, Foreign Affairs and Interior to investigate the […]
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N2.7trn deficit .Exchange rate at N290/$ Retains 2.2mbd of oil As Total Debt Stock hits N16.3trn PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has proposed N6,866,335,052,740 for the 2017 fiscal year, pegging the exchange rate at N290 to $1. In its bid to sustain its developmental projects, the federal government has unveiled plans to set up a $25billion Infrastructural […]
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ECONOMIC Community of West Africa State, ECOWAS, Court in Abuja yesterday ordered immediate release of former National Security Adviser, NSA, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), from detention where he has been kept without trial since December 2015 by the federal government. The regional court held that the detention of Dasuki violated both national and international laws […]
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Sequel to the recent polio outbreak in three Local Governments Areas in Borno State, the Federal government said it has released the sum of 9.8 billion naira this year for polio eradication from the country. The Acting Executive Director of National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, Dr. Emmanuel Odu disclosed this yesterday in Abuja […]
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All the 23 players invited to the Super Eagles team have arrived camp ahead of Sundayâ€™s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Zambia, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says. The NFF, in a statement on Tuesday, said the countdown had already began for the match slated for in Ndola. â€œIn camp are: Mikel Obi, Ahmed […]
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As Bureau De Change, BDCs, resumed the sale of Forex from Travelex window, the Nigerian currency has started recovering, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports. NAN reports that Travelex, a licensed International Money Transfer Organisation (IMTO) resumed the sale of Forex last Friday on a weekly basis to BDCs. Trading on the floor of […]
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Immediate past Agriculture minister and current Chairman, African Development Bank,AFDB, Akinwumi Adesina said the bank will help Nigeria to overcome its recession but emphasized on the for Nigeria to increase taxes and lift hard currency curbs to ease the dollar shortages choking Africa’s biggest economy. The West African nation has been hammered after a plunge […]
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27-year-old male nurse, Olugbenga Isaac, who allegedly drugged and raped a 19-year-old female patient, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistratesâ€™ court in Lagos. Isaac, a resident of Ajah area of Lagos, is being tried for rape. The prosecutor, Inspector Clifford Ogu, told the court that the accused committed the offence on September 15, […]
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Chidozie Anyanwu has said he is ready to commit suicide if the standard of living in Nigeria does not improve. Anyanwu, who was seen lying on MCC/Uratta Road, Owerri, on Monday, refused to leave the road despite entreaties that he could be crushed to death by vehicles. He was, however, carefully avoided by motorists, including […]
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The Chairman of Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDPÂ¸ Bro Felix Obuah says rather than tread the lonely path of self adulation over the monumental fraud of abandoned contracts and embezzlement of the approved sums, Mr Magnus Abe should be bold enough to admit his guilt and return the looted funds to […]
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The Police Command in Kaduna State on Tuesday, confirmed the kidnap of the immediate past Minister of Environment, Mrs Laurentia Mallam and her husband, Mr Pius. The Commandâ€™s spokesman, ASP Aliyu Usman, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna that the two were abducted along Bwari/Jere axis on Kaduna-Abuja highway on Monday evening. Usman […]
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The Community Court of the Economic Community of West African States on Monday declared the arrest and continued detention of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), unlawful, arbitrary and a violation of his right to liberty. The court ordered that he be immediately released from the custody of the Department of State Service, […]
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Fifa president Gianni Infantino has proposed expanding the World Cup finals to 48 teams – after initially suggesting he wanted to boost it to 40. According to the 46-year-old Italian, 16 countries would be eliminated after a preliminary knockout round. The rest of the tournament would then be the same as it is now, with […]
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