N505m spent on Emir of Gusau palace

The Zamfara State Governor, Abdul’aziz Yari, on Saturday inspected the palace of Emir of Gusau being executed at a cost of N505 million by the state government. The governor also inspected the reconstruction of 23-km Gusau Bypass. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state government had in July awarded the road to […]

It is now obvious that President Buhari is warming up for reelection. First, it was Hamid Ali commissioning the BSO office in Abuja amidst grumblings regarding Sai Baba’s stewardship as we march towards 2019. It was the turn of President Buhari yesterday to parley with political stakeholders. Mr. President talked about the impatience within his […]

On BVN and dormant accounts

The bill to mop up over N3 trillion from dormant accounts – especially funds deposited by deceased folks which their next of kin aren’t aware of — in Nigerian banks and an estimated N100 billion of unclaimed dividends held back by companies passed first reading in April in Nigeria’s Senate. The bill proposes that if […]

Ogun, Imo, Kano have highest number of Buhari’s appointees – Presidency

President Muhammad Buhari has appointed more people from Ogun, Imo and Kano States than other states, the presidency said Saturday. The claim came as the president’s office denied a newspaper report that an overwhelming majority of the Mr. Buhari’s appointees were from his native northern region. The Business Day report that 81 of the president’s […]

LAGOS GOVT ORDERS LCC TO HALT PROPOSED TOLL GATE TARIFF HIKE

The Lagos State Government has directed Lekki Concession Company (LCC) to halt the proposed tariff hike on Lekki-Epe Expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge. The Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde, disclosed this in a Facebook statement posted late Friday. LCC had announced an increase in the toll tariff which it said would take effect from Wednesday, November […]

NFF reconstitutes standing committees

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has reconstituted all its standing committees dissolved at the last meeting of the Executive Committee on Monday, 30th October 2017. Following the dissolution, the NFF Board had promised to reconstitute the committees within a few weeks. For now, only the chairman and vice chairman of each committee have been revealed. […]