Nigeria The Nation Tue, 11 May 2021 08:59:53 +0000Between huge military spending and worsening insecurity
The excuse of inadequate funding as one of the reasons for the protraction of the counter-insurgency war in the Northeast and other pockets of insurrections across the country has remained a source of concern, writes OKODILI NDIDI How much can be giv...Tue, 11 May 2021 08:53:20 +0000BREAKING: Mbaka shuts Adoration Ministry
By Ogochukwu Anioke, Abakaliki Outspoken Enugu Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has announced a one-month shutdown of the Adoration Ministry. The Priest made the announcement in a notice on Tuesday morning. This decision, it was gathered, follo...Tue, 11 May 2021 08:32:11 +0000NDDC and abandoned road projects
By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu SIR: Abia communities of Isiala Ntighauzo and Ntighauzo Amairi all in Ntighauzo Ancient Kingdom, Obingwa Local Government Area, recently joined the list of communities that have protested abandonment of road projects in thei...Tue, 11 May 2021 08:22:18 +0000PDP and state of the nation
By Chukwudi Enekwechi SIR: It is true that there are isolated cases of insecurity pervading the landscape of Nigeria presently, and expectedly the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has jumped on them to castigate and malign the Muhammadu Buha...Tue, 11 May 2021 08:20:56 +00002023: Will Senator Boroffice be fourth time lucky?
Former university don and Asiwaju of Akokoland Prof. Ajayi Boroffice has been elected senator by Ondo North District thrice. Will he be re-elected for the fourth time in 2023? Ask Osagie Otabor The battle for the Ondo North senatorial seat in the 202...Tue, 11 May 2021 08:16:45 +0000Eid-el-Fitr: Minister bans prayer at national Eid ground
By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, has banned Eid prayers at the National Eid prayer ground along the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway, Airport Road. The prohibition, Bello said, is due to...Tue, 11 May 2021 08:10:55 +0000Burglars attack residence of Buhari’s CoS, Gambari
By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja There was a burglary attempt on the residence of the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, at the Presidential Villa on Sunday. Some online media outlets on Monday alleged his residence and that of the ...Tue, 11 May 2021 08:00:09 +0000Tomori
Stefano Pioli has confirmed AC Milan want to sign Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori on a permanent deal. Tomori moved to Milan on loan in January after falling down the squad pecking order at Stamford Bridge, and has since rediscovered his best form at ...Tue, 11 May 2021 07:59:45 +0000MTN Nigeria issues N110b first telecom bond
By Lucas Ajanaku MTN Nigeria said it has successfully issued N110 billion Series 1, 7-Year 13.0 per cent Fixed Rate Bonds due 2028, (Series Bond). The issuance, it said, is pursuant to its N200 billion Bond Issuance Programme. This new ...Tue, 11 May 2021 07:58:37 +0000Fed Govt mulls petrol pricing template review
By John Ofikhenua, Abuja The Federal Government is considering how to adjust the Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) template to address the demands of members of the Nigerian Transport Owners Association (NARTO) that withheld their services recently. T...