Why I called for Buhari’s medical report, by Ezekwesili

A presidential aspirant in the 2019 general elections, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, said she called for full disclosure on the state of mental and physical health of President Muhammadu Buhari following the killing of farmers/fishermen on November 28 at Zabarmari community in Borno State and his administration’s recurrent failure to provide a credible response to the […]

Biden Appoints Nigerian-born Adeyemo Deputy Treasury Secretary

The United States President-elect, Mr. Joe Biden, yesterday unveiled Nigerian-born, Mr. Adewale Adeyemo, as the Deputy Treasury Secretary. Adeyemo, appointed as the president of the Obama Foundation in 2019, will work with Janet Yellen, nominee for the position of Treasury Secretary, according to The Wall Street Journal. Adeyemo had served in the administration of former […]

Nobody can set Nigeria on fire, Amaechi slams Wike

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has lambasted Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for saying the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will set Nigeria on fire if he doesn’t implement the demands of the South-South people. South-South leaders including Wike had demanded the restructuring of the country in line with the principle of true […]

Ebonyi: PDP dismisses purported suspension of Egwu, 23 others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed publications suggesting that some of its key leaders in Ebonyi, including former Governor of the state, Sen. Sam Egwu, and 23 others were suspended from the party. The party in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja on Sunday described the purported […]

RECESSION: Atiku urges Buhari to swallow pride, take quality advice on management of economy

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to swallow his pride and heed to the advice of others as Nigeria slips into its worst recession in 33 years. Nigeria plunged into its second recession in four years last week. Atiku, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer in the 2019 presidential […]

Third Mainland Bridge: FG completes first phase rehabilitation, commends citizens’ patience

The Federal Government on Thursday announced the completion of the first phase rehabilitation of the Third Mainland Bridge and a planned 18 hours total closure of the bridge. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola during an inspection of the bridge said that the fixing of six expansion joints on the Oworonshoki […]

Petrol to sell at N170 as NNPC hikes ex-depot price

The pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise called petrol may settle at N168 – N170 per litre as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) increased the wholesale price of the product from N147 to N155. The increase is coming despite the dwindling price of crude oil at the international market and the somewhat […]

Kano cracks down on beer, despite N40.6b remittance

• Hisbah vows to sustain confiscation of intoxicant beverages• Dealers count losses• UAE decriminalises alcohol Despite benefitting from proceeds of alcohol sale through the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), Kano State Government, for religious reasons, destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer worth over N200 million last weekend. The products were confiscated within Kano metropolis and destroyed publicly. […]

2023: I will become President like Joe Biden – Pastor Tunde Bakare

Pastor Tunde Bakare, the General Overseer of the Citadel Global Church, has expressed hope of becoming Nigeria’s President. Bakare said just as Joe Biden emerged as the United States, US, President-Elect, he would also become president. The clergyman, who has never hidden his aspiration to become president, disclosed this in an interview with journalists, on […]