Farewell Trump, welcome Biden

• 25, 000 National Guard troops in Washington DC for Biden’s inauguration• QAnon members planned to infiltrate inauguration, says FBI• Biden to reverse Trump’s policies during first days in office • Cabinet nominees face Congress screening It is the end of the road for the United States President, Donald Trump, who fought unsuccessfully to remain […]

Fresh worry over aviation fuel quality, contaminants

Aviation stakeholders have expressed worry over the quality of aviation fuel airlines use locally, especially its exposure to contaminants within the supply chain. The concern is not unconnected with recent findings that linked some air crashes and contaminated fuel. Again, some of the recommendations that emerged from the accident investigations have not been implemented.  Meeting […]

New airlines to launch amid survival, viability concerns

• United Nigeria, Green Africa, Cally Air scale hurdles• Experts canvass strategy, merger, stronger carriers Barring a major shift in schedule, at least three new airlines will come up stream by mid-year, adding to the number of domestic carriers operating on both the local and regional routes. The Guardian, at the weekend, learnt that the […]

Fed Govt, private sector raise N2.55tr from capital market

THE Federal Government and private companies raised more than N2.55 trillion from the capital market in 2020 as government and companies intensified the use of the capital market to finance their activities, despite the lockdowns and disruptions that marked the year. A breakdown of the capital raisers last year showed that the Federal Government raised […]

Osinbajo: Fed Govt to pull 20m Nigerians out of extreme poverty in two years

• ‘Nigeria needs a wealth creation social security scheme’ Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will pull at least 20 million citizens out of extreme poverty in the next two years. Osinbajo spoke on Tuesday in Abuja while virtually kick-starting a new cash transfer scheme to be facilitated via […]

After SaharaReporters’ Story, Air Force Apologises For Sharing Old Pictures As Proof Of Recent Victory Over B’Haram

SaharaReporters gathered that the security agency’s first picture was taken in 2018 during an operation in Damasak, another town in Borno State. The Nigerian Air Force has admitted sharing old pictures as proof of its recent victory over Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State. SaharaReporters, using Google reverse image search tool, had on Tuesday exposed […]

Marwa’s Appointment And A Nation Fighting To Win ‘Drug War’

On January 16, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari made an unlikely appointment; making the former military administrator of Lagos State, Brig Mohammed Buba Marwa (Rtd.) as the new boss of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Marwa was a stand-out military administrator in two stand-out states and many of his deeds to begin the up-lift […]

Herdsmen vs Ondo govt: Buhari told to arrest Garba Shehu

Senior pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has called for the arrest of the senior special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. According to Giwa, Shehu’s utterances are motivating Fulani herdsmen to kill, kidnap and terrorize the citizens of Nigeria. The Presidency, through Shehu, had […]

LAUTECH: Oyo approves N8b pay-off to Osun

Oyo has approved payment of N8bn to Osun as part of agreements reached for the sole ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho. The money, according to the Oyo government is to be paid in four installments, over a period of three years. These were disclosed on Tuesday during a briefing after […]