You may be surprised that many in the North are far more ready for a federation that gives more freedom to its federating units and far less regimental than what obtains now
*Hope rises on firm’s revival Ganiyu Obaaro & Anthony Nwakaegho The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, announced the appointment of Abdul-Akaba Sumaila, as the Acting Sole Administrator of the Ajaokuta Steel Complex. Sumaila replaces Joseph Isah, who retired from the civil service in September, having attained the mandatory 35 years […]
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France clinched qualification for the World Cup thanks to goals from Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud in a hard-fought 2-1 win over Belarus on Tuesday.
‘GMD’s response full of distortions’ David-West: minister’s claims wild Loyalists find gaps in NNPC’s position POSERS FOR BARU, BY KACHIKWU’S LOYALISTS •What becomes of Sections 130(2), 148(1) of the Constitution and Section 1(1) of NNPC Act? •How can the NNPC Tenders Board appointed by Baru be responsible for approving contracts in the light of SectionRead More
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday asked the National Assembly to approve a request to borrow $5.5 billion. President Buhari, in a letter dated 4th October, 2017 and read by Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, asked the lawmakers to give their nod to the request. Titled “Request for the approval of external loan for: Implementation of theRead More
The countries where most girls don’t even get to start primary school.
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi yesterday said he would not depose Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji. Ripples over installation of new kings has prompted Ibadan youths to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the governor not to make any pronouncement that could further puncture the peace in the city. Addressing State HouseRead More
European champions Portugal beat Switzerland in Lisbon to finish top of European Qualifying Group B and reach the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
•AGF accuses lawmaker of making ‘injurious falsehood’ against IG, Okiro, Police The Federal Government has filed charges against Senator Isah Hamman Misau (APC Bauchi Central). Misau has been at loggerheads with Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris, who he accused among others, of engaging in corrupt practices. The IG has also described him as aRead More
Guns boomed yesterday in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, as members of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) battled one another for several hours. Traffic, commercial and social activities were paralysed while business centres and schools were shut. The commercial drivers moved from one location to another, attacking innocent residents and damaging vehicles. The drivers,Read More