‘Confirmation of ex-service chiefs: Ambassadorial portfolio insufficient to stop ICC investigation’

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has taken a swipe at the All Progressives Congress, APC, leadership in the Senate for “betraying Nigerians” by clearing former services chiefs for ambassadorial portfolios despite allegation of crime against humanity committed under their command. The party however insisted that the clearance will not stop the investigation and possible prosecution […]

CYBERSECURITY: Beware, new hacking method, Agent Tesla comes through email attachment

A research firm, Sophos, has joined in the call for African mobile money, and internet users generally, to guard their data jealously as fintech growth appears to be astronomical in the continent. According to Sophos, as data explosion sets to happen in Africa considering the growth in mobile money and other financial services accounts, users […]

FG concessions 12 highways to investors

…Expects N1.34 trn investments, 250, 000 jobs to be created .…Obtains nod from ICRC to proceed with project In its bid to ensure regular maintenance of  road networks across the country, the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing plans to concession no fewer than 12 federal highways to private entities to manage. The arrangement will […]

We shall fight criminality with every legal means ― Southwest governors

We’re not against any ethnic nationality or business No to open grazing Chairman of the South West Governors Forum Rotimi Akeredolu has declared that the governors in the region would fight criminality with every legal means. Akeredolu equally dismissed the views held by some Northern governors and leaders that Amotekun was established to tackle ethnic […]

Cryptocurrency: We acted in Nigerians’ best interest ― Emefiele

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele says the Bank’s decision to prohibit deposit money banks, non-banking institutions, and other financial institutions from facilitating trading and dealings in cryptocurrency is in the best interest of Nigerian depositors and the country’s financial system. Mr Emefiele made the declaration on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, […]

Palliatives: Senate Orders Arrest Of Ex-NDDC IMC

The Senate yesterday issued a warrant of arrest on the former Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).The arrest warrant followed the refusal by members of the newly constituted interim administrator to appear before the Senate Committee on Public Petitions, Ethics and Privilege to account for N6.2 billion COVID-19 funds they […]

COVID-19: Nigeria records less than 700 cases for fourth consecutive day

Nigeria’s daily COVID-19 infections have fallen below 700 for the fourth consecutive day, the first time since the beginning of 2021. On Monday, Nigeria recorded 542 new cases, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Nigeria on Sunday recorded its lowest daily tally this year with 521 infections. The reduction in daily cases occurs after weeks […]

PDP reacts to rift between Govs Ortom, Bala Mohammed

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has weighed in on the rift between Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and his counterpart, Governor Bala Mohammed. DAILY POST had reported that Gov Ortom had accused Mohammed of joining forces with killer herdsmen to eliminate people living in his State and some other parts of the country. Governor […]

Okonjo-Iweala’s challenges as WTO DG

COME March 1, 2021, Nigeria’s Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will assume office as Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, to pilot world trade till August 31, 2025. She will not only be the seventh Director-General of the organization, she will also be the first woman and African to be saddled with such a prestigious but […]