Nigeria Mon, 06 May 2019 11:05:26 GMT 'It's Absolutely Crazy!' - Former British Official Denies Alleged Africa 'Invasion' Plan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Former British Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has said that reports alleging he wanted to "invade Africa" were leaked to discredit him, writes The Guardian.Mon, 06 May 2019 13:35:47 GMT Beyond Minimum Wage - The Limits of Populism and the Need for Fundamental Economic Reforms
[IGET] Abuja -On May 1, our country celebrated Workers Day. This occasion presents an opportunity to consider the situation of the common man or woman in our country, the role of the labour movement in our political economy, and the undoubtedly weak ...Mon, 06 May 2019 11:15:25 GMT Malabu Scandal - Govt Demands $3.5 Billion From Eni, Shell
[Premium Times] The Nigerian government is seeking about $3.5 billion in damages from oil giants Eni and Shell over the controversial Malabu oil deal, PREMIUM TIMES has gathered.Mon, 06 May 2019 05:06:14 GMT Buhari Returns to Abuja After 'Private Visit' to UK
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday returned to Abuja, after a 10-day 'private visit' to the United Kingdom.Mon, 06 May 2019 05:41:28 GMT Amnesty Programme Has Brought Peace, Stability to Niger Delta - Govt
[This Day] Abuja -The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, at the weekend stated that the programme has provided an impetus to efforts to sustain and consolidate ...
Nigeria African Herald Express Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:48:24 +0000Rejoinder to Law Mefor’s ‘Open Letter to Nnamdi Kanu/IPOB‘ on election boycott
– By Aloy Ejimakor – Dear Mr Mefor: Let me begin by conceding that your Letter was vintage and eloquent to boot. Yet, there are [...]Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:45:32 +0000Is APC on a course to self-immolation in Imo State?
– By Amanze Ajoku – Between now and its inception as an amalgam of two opposition parties, with a motley mix of disaffected PDP members, [...]Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:39:22 +0000It’s Naive For Atiku To Feel Entitled To Nnamdi Kanu’s Support
– By Aloy Ejimakor – This is a short take on the burgeoning notion (from Atiku’s quarters) that Nnamdi Kanu should call-off the presidential election [...]Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:26:33 +00002019 Imo guber and fear of the unknown
– By Dr Sullivan Odumegwu – The governorship election in Imo State next month presents some unique challenges never before seen in Imo State since [...]
Nigeria National Mirror Thu, 02 May 2019 16:47:43 +0000Nigeria To Face Zimbabwe, Senegal In AFCON Warm-Ups
Nigeria will face Zimbabwe and Senegal in friendlies ahead of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation announced on Wednesday. The Super Eagles, runners …
The post Nigeria To Face Zimbabwe, Senegal ...Thu, 02 May 2019 16:40:46 +0000Nigerian ‘Madu Kaycee’ Becomes Minister Of Municipal Affairs In Alberta, Canada
Madu becomes Minister of Municipal Affairs in Alberta, Canada Madu Kaycee has been appointed and sworn in as the Minister of Municipal Affairs in Alberta, Canada, effective April 30. Madu, …
The post Nigerian ‘Madu Kaycee’ Be...Thu, 02 May 2019 16:33:37 +0000Lagos Begins Test Run Of New BRT Buses With Free Services (Photos)
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday launched the new buses under the Bus Reform Initiative (BRI) with free service on five routes, assuring that the development would redefine public transportation …
The post Lagos Begins Test Run Of New B...Thu, 02 May 2019 16:27:14 +0000Tiwa Savage Leaves Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records After 7 Years
Mavin Records first lady, Tiwa Savage has gracefully taken her leave after 7 years. Producer and recording artist, Donjazzy who founded the company on May 8, 2012, took to his …
The post Tiwa Savage Leaves Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records After...Mon, 05 Nov 2018 11:09:48 +0000Dangote Refinery to save Nigeria from Dirty fuels with Euro V specification
Dangote Oil Refinery Company (DORC) says the 650,000 barrels per day refinery has been designed to process a variety of light and medium grades of crude and produce extremely clean …
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Nigeria The Nation Tue, 21 May 2019 23:10:21 +0000Fed Govt attacks Obasanjo over ‘divisive’ comments
The Federal Government was unsparing yesterday of former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his remarks in which he imputed ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram insurgency and Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP). Obasanjo had decried the insecu...Tue, 21 May 2019 23:09:40 +0000Houseboy to die by hanging for killing boss
A Lagos High Court in Igbosere yesterday sentenced a 25-year-old houseboy, Leudjou Koyemen Joel (aka William Smith) to death by hanging for killing his employer. He murdered Dayo Enioluwa Adeleke, the daughter of the late Brig.-Gen. Adekola Alfred ...Tue, 21 May 2019 23:08:39 +0000MPC directs CBN to restrict banks access to bonds, treasury bills
BANKS’ access to government securities is to be restricted, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele said yesterday. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), said the CBN boss, directed the apex bank to initiate policies or regulations th...Tue, 21 May 2019 23:07:52 +0000FIRS will exceed N5.32t revenue collection in 2019, says Fowler
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) yesterday promised to surpass in 2019 the N5.32 trillion it made last year. The N5.32 trillion remains its highest yearly collection so far. In a paper titled: “The imperatives of regulatory processes, proc...Tue, 21 May 2019 23:06:55 +0000Alleged N15b fraud: EFCC kicks as Okorocha seeks ex parte order to stop probe
Following an ex parte order stopping the ongoing investigation of the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas, the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) and the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court Just...
Nigeria The Will Tue, 21 May 2019 21:56:08 +0000Nigeria Shuts Czech, Serbia, Sri Lanka Mission Due To Cash Crunch
SAN FRANCISCO, MAY 21, (THEWILL) – The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the Federal Government has closed three of the nation’s foreign missions and downsized another due to insufficient funds. Onyeama said this on Tuesday ...Tue, 21 May 2019 21:40:12 +0000Nigerian Formally Protests Over America’s Visa Antics, Travellers May Provide Sureties/Guarantors
BEVERLY HILLS, May 21, (THEWILL) – The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the federal government has engaged the U.S. government to make the issue of visa issuance less difficult for genuine Nigerian visitors to America. Onyeam...Tue, 21 May 2019 21:06:39 +0000Buhari Returns To Abuja From Makkah
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari is back to Abuja from his 5-day trip to Makkah where he performed the Lesser Hajj. Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad tweeted that the president and his wife, Aisha, returned to Abuja ...Tue, 21 May 2019 20:05:13 +0000Nigeria Urges Banks to Lend or Lose Access to Government Bonds
Nigerian policy makers urged banks to turn on the taps and increase lending to stimulate the economy, or have access to a near-risk free way of making money choked off. The West African nation’s Monetary Policy Committee is using persuasion to get ...Tue, 21 May 2019 20:05:04 +0000Withdraw Your Anti-Free Press Guideline – OPAN Tells NASS
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, (THEWILL) – The Online Publishers Association of Nigeria, OPAN, has asked the management of the National Assembly to withdraw the draconic guideline it set for the accreditation of journalists and media outfits intending...