Sowunmi, Amaechi clash at presidential debate

Segun Sowunmi, spokesperson of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, and Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transport, had a clash of words at the first 2019 presidential debate.

Sowunmi, Amaechi clash at presidential debate

Segun Sowunmi, spokesperson of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, and Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transport, had a clash of words at the first 2019 presidential debate. The debate, which was hosted by The Osasu Show and held at NAF Conference Centre and Suites, had Sowunmi as the representative Atiku Abubakar, while President Muhammadu Buhari sent no one. […]

National debate: Buhari Vs Atiku: Dec. 14, Who’ll run away?

The Nigerian Election Debate Group has fixed Dec. 14, as date for presidential debate

National debate: Buhari Vs Atiku: Dec. 14, Who’ll run away?

The Nigerian Election Debate Group has fixed Dec. 14, as date for presidential debate that will see candidates of different political parties unveil their plan for country ahead of the 2019 general election. The group’s chairman, Mr John Momoh who disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at a press conference said the vice presidential candidates […]

Amosun’s ally defects to APM

The lawmaker, it was learnt, was aggrieved because he felt the APC primary was rigged in favour of Olumide Osoba, the son of former Governor Olusegun Osoba.

Amosun’s ally defects to APM

An ally and trusted friend of Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, Mukaila Kazeem, has dumped the All Progressives Congress and defected to the Allied Peoples’ Movement. Kazeem, who represents Abeokuta North/Obafemi-Owode/Odeda in Ogun State, dumped the APC barely hours after the ruling party inaugurated a reconciliation committee which has been tasked with the job […]

Osinbajo, Amaechi visited Ota to beg Obasanjo

President Muhammadu Buhari sent Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, to Ota, Ogun State to beg Chief Olusegun Obasanjo to change his mind and support Buhari for re-election next year, this is far from the truth.

Osinbajo, Amaechi visited Ota to beg Obasanjo

Though PDP supporters and campaigners alike have been using these photographs to show that President Muhammadu Buhari sent Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, to Ota, Ogun State to beg Chief Olusegun Obasanjo to change his mind and support Buhari for re-election next year, this is far from the truth. […]

‘Why you should NOT invest in Nigeria’ — ex-UK secretary of state

Priti Patel, former secretary of state for International Development in the United Kingdom (UK), has called on investors to be wary about investing in Nigeria.

‘Why you should NOT invest in Nigeria’ — ex-UK secretary of state

Priti Patel, former secretary of state for International Development in the United Kingdom (UK), has called on investors to be wary about investing in Nigeria. In a short op-ed for City A.M., London’s first free daily business newspaper, Patel, a member of the UK parliament, said President Muhammadu Buhari has disrespect for “international law and convention, […]

Boko Haram attacks leave 53 soldiers, farmers dead in pre-election show of force

Armed with guns and machetes, jihadists killed nine farmers and abducted 12 others in the Mammanti village in Borno state, locals told AFP on Tuesday.

Boko Haram attacks leave 53 soldiers, farmers dead in pre-election show of force

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country. Despite the government’s insistence that Boko Haram is near defeat, the group has recently carried out a string of […]

Privatise NNPC, raise GDP to $900bn, cut taxes… Part of Atiku’s policy document

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has plans to embark on partial privatisation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), TheCable can report.

Privatise NNPC, raise GDP to $900bn, cut taxes… Part of Atiku’s policy document

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has plans to embark on partial privatisation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), TheCable can report. The former vice-president also plans to sell all four national refineries, and cut corporate income tax to be one of the lowest in Africa. According to the Atiku […]

Soft loan bank, 24/7 electricity, 40,000 smart classrooms… inside Buhari’s manifesto

Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), plans to establish a soft loan bank for small traders and artisans, called the People Moni Bank.

Soft loan bank, 24/7 electricity, 40,000 smart classrooms… inside Buhari’s manifesto

Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), plans to establish a soft loan bank for small traders and artisans, called the People Moni Bank. The People Moni Bank is an offshoot of the People Moni Scheme, which aims to house the Trader Moni, Market Moni, and Farmer Moni schemes, with plans to […]

Senate uncovers fresh $1.151b illegal withdrawals from NLNG

This is apart from the $1.05 billion NNPC Group Managing Director Maikanti Baru earlier admitted to.

Senate uncovers fresh $1.151b illegal withdrawals from NLNG

The Senate yesterday said it again uncovered illegal multiple withdrawals of $1.151 billion from the dividends accounts of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). This is apart from the $1.05 billion NNPC Group Managing Director Maikanti Baru earlier admitted to. The investigative committee, headed by Senator Bassey Albert […]

Nigeria will be world’s 2nd largest rice importer in 2019 – Report

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has projected that Nigeria will be the world second largest rice buyer in 2019.

Nigeria will be world’s 2nd largest rice importer in 2019 – Report

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has projected that Nigeria will be the world second largest rice buyer in 2019. China is predicted to be the world’s largest buyer. “On an annual basis, consumption and residual use is projected higher in 2018/19 in Angola, Benin, Burkina-Faso, Cambodia, Cote d’Ivoire, Cuba, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, […]