Osinbajo, Elumelu, others task African entrepreneurs on economic liberation

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, entrepreneur giant, Mr. Tony Elumelu, among many other dignitaries, present at this year’s edition of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum, have tasked successful African entrepreneurs in delivering economic liberation to enhance Africa’s development. Just as he identified the remarkable contributions of entrepreneurship in economic development with regards to […]

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Ngige attacks Obi over Anambra poll

Tony Okafor, Awka The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that a former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi came into politics without a vision. Ngige spoke in Awka, Anambra State capital, during a stakeholders’ meeting of the All Progressives Congress in preparation for its governorship campaign. He added that […]

Lawmakers enjoy free treatment at Aso Rock clinic –Presidency

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Presidency on Sunday said members of the National Assembly were among persons who enjoyed free medical services from the State House Medical Centre which the federal lawmakers are currently investigating. It also said the centre received only N1.195bn as appropriation between 2015 and 2017 contrary to the reported N11.01bn. The House […]

$5.5bn loan: FG not borrowing to pay salaries, says APC

John Alechenu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress has rebuked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party over its criticisms of a plan by the Federal Government to borrow $5.5bn from the international market. According to the APC, unlike the former ruling party, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration was not seeking to borrow the money for recurrent […]

Buhari’s administration has done better than previous ones – Ajah

Dr. Haroun Ogbonnia Ajah (Doyen of Islam and Nze Nnanyeriugo 1 and Ocho Udo of Afikpo) is an outstanding public figure and personality from Afikpo North Local Government Area, Ebonyi State. The Doctorate degree holder in Public Management and Social Welfare was a National Commissioner in the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), representing Jama’atu […]

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Traffic violations: FRSC refers 4,000 offenders for mental evaluation

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday said it apprehended and referred 4,000 traffic offenders for psychological evaluation in the last three months to enforce sanity on FCT roads. The new Sector Commander in the FCT, Mr Ayuba Wobin, made this known when he visited FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, at his residence in Abuja. Wobin […]

N700bn Project At Risk: Vandals Swoop Down On Airport Remodeling Equipment

Nigerian Airways, VISAS, National Carrier, Airport Remodeling ExerciseLagos – At least 45 containers of equipment and furniture meant for airport remodeling exercise have been vandalised since they were imported in 2014. Twenty of the containers were vandalised at the graveyard of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos. The other 25 containing iron beams for the same exercise were vandalised and abandoned at the […]

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Monetary Policy: CBN Will Pursue Gradual Easing Cycle-Report

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will pursue an easing cycle over the coming quarters in an effort to offer further stimulus to growth after the economy made a relatively lacklustre emergence from recession in Quarter Two (Q2) 2017,   a recent report by BMI Research , a unit of Fitch Group on outlook for Nigeria’s interest rates has […]

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