Monthly Archives: February 2018

Bishop, George Ehusani, has spoken against the culture of will & inheritance


A Catholic Bishop, Reverend Father George Ehusani, has spoken against the culture of will and inheritance. Ehusani argued that most children that inherit wealth from their parents become lazy, while those whose parents never leave anything for them do better

Lake Chad International Conference: Full text of Buhari’s address


President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday welcomed the international community to the high level meeting of the conference on Lake Chad held at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. Buhari in his speech called for more collaboration to foster peace in the

Former CBN Deputy Governor, Moghalu, Declares Interest In Presidency

Mr. Kingsley Moghalu, a former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN on Wednesday declared his intention to contest for the presidency in the 2019 general election. Moghalu, who is the President of Institute for Governance and Economic Transformation

$2bn needed to revive Lagos-Kano rail line, says VP Osinbajo


…FG Commends Ambode, Ganduje For Economic Partnership …States Must Leverage On Comparative Advantages, Says Lagos, Kano Govs …Our Investments In Lekki Free Zone’ll Earn Nigeria N8trn Annually- Dangote Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said at least $2billion

Group tells Buhari, security agencies how to rescue Dapchi girls


A Pan-Nigerian organisation, Integration Summit Group-Nigeria (ISG-N), has urged the Federal Government and security agencies to beef up security around educational institutions in the Boko Haram prone areas to forestall future attacks by the insurgents. The group made the remark

EFCC boss, Magu replies query issued by President Buhari’s govt


Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has responded to a query issued by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government. Magu was questioned over the corruption charges filed against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct

Air Force deploys 100 jets in search of 110 Dapchi school girls


The Air Force has deployed 100 fighter jets in the search for the 110 schoolgirls abducted on February 19, the Federal Government said yesterday. The students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe State were abducted

Call masking: NCC sanctions operators, bars 750,000 lines


The Nigerian Communications Commission on Tuesday announced a number sanctions to some operators in the telecommunications industry for their involvement in masking of international calls. Masking involves concealing international calls coming into a country and presenting them as local in

Kwara Assembly passes bill stopping payment of pension to ex-govs, deputies

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The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed an amendment bill halting payment of pension to former governors, deputy governors and other officers holding political offices after their tenure in office. The passage of the bill followed the consideration

Political drama as PDP senators call APC ‘All Progressives Crisis’

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There was a mild drama at the Senate on Tuesday over the National Executive Council meeting of the All Progressives Congress held in Abuja. Members of the minority Peoples Democratic Party mocked the APC over the current crises in the