‘Nigeria must increase non-oil export to survive crude price crash’

As the petrodollar economy crashes to the lowest level in history, there is an urgent need for Nigeria to increase local production, boost non-oil exports in order to earn more foreign exchange. Nigeria, a major oil-exporting country had earlier benchmarked its 2020 budget on $57 per barrel oil price, but the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic […]

Makinde to name caretaker council members

Amid the furore trailing local government administration in Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde said on Wednesday that the names of members of the local government caretaker committee would soon be announced. He said the government is only awaiting approval of the House of Assembly. The governor addressed party leaders, elders and members during a stakeholders’ […]

Why Aisha moved against Shehu, others

• Cabal stopped NTA from airing President’s wife airport interview Olalekan Adetayo, John Ameh, John Alechenu, Eniola Akinkuotu, Friday Olokor, Success Nwogu, Olaide Oyelude and Maiharaji Altine The wife of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Aisha, says the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, now takes orders […]

Forte Oil seeks shareholders’ nod to change name

Forte Oil Plc on Monday notified its shareholders of plans for a name change to Ardova Plc. The company stated this in a notice of Extra General Meeting posted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange website and signed by Oladeinde Nelson-Cole, the Acting Company Secretary. The company would be seeking shareholders’ resolution for a name change […]


BY OLALEKAN AKINDOJU Formed in 1991, Osun state’s economy is based mainly on agriculture and successive governments in the state have in the past years made efforts towards raising its economic profile. However, asides the not too impressive economic situation, one other challenge that seems to daily harass residents, is the sorry state of road […]

UPDATED: Mothers of Yahoo boys now forming association – Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, lamented on Thursday that mothers of cyber fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo boys, are now organising themselves into an association. Magu, who addressed journalists at the Lagos office of the commission in Ikoyi, said such parents always justify their children’s activities with the […]