Money Evans Gave Me Was Bigger Than Money I Used To Make In Whole Year – Engineer

A 53 -year-old suspected robber and kidnapper, Linus Opara, has said he did not know how billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwumadike a.k.a Evans lured him into his gang. Opara, who claimed to be a graduate of civil engineering, disclosed that he was an informant for Evans and his gang. He said this at the headquarters of […]

FG’s AADS Scheme To Create 360,000 Youth Jobs In Agric – Emefiele

Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has explained how President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise to provide 360,000 jobs for youths nationwide, will be actualised. Emefiele unfolded at a  stakeholders’ meeting the operational framework for the Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS), under which the jobs will be created. He said AADS was targeted […]

ABULOLO is Running Out of Time

States like Kebbi, Lagos, Jigawa, etc are thinking even without the box to launch their respective states into the mainstream of the economic hub of Nigeria but in Niger State, we are not even thinking outside the box. Our conservatism, stereotypes, self-delusion and recalcitrant phobia for constructive criticisms have halted our progress in no small […]

REVEALED: How NNPC Act, BPP contract clause frustrated Kachikwu’s bid to micro-manage Baru….

More damning insights have emerged on Friday as to how some legal clauses frustrated the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Emmanuel Kachikwu from having “supervisory powers” over the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru. Mr Kachikwu had in a leaked 8-page letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari on […]

59,000 children in Nigeria die yearly of water-related diseases – Nigerian govt

Over 59,000 Nigeria children under the age of five die annually from preventable water and sanitation related diseases, the federal government has said. The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, who said this at a news conference to commemorate the 2017 Global Handwashing Day on Thursday in Abuja, also noted that washing with soap before […]

How I united Nigerians before 2015 elections – Jonathan

Former president Goodluck Jonathan on Friday said his convening of a National Conference in 2014 was a major factor that doused tensions across Nigeria prior to and after the general elections one year later. Mr. Jonathan said this while giving his remarks at the opening panel of the Dialogue of Civilisations, ‘Multipolarity and Dialogue in […]

EFCC arrests four dropouts for million dollar scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has arrested four dropouts for suspected Internet fraud. The EFCC said the suspects – Oluwaseun Michael, 28; Igbokwe Chijioke, 27; Felix Chukwudi, 22 and Babajide Goloba, made millions of dollars from scamming foreigners. The suspects were arrested in different parts of Lagos, following intelligence report received by […]

360,000 Nigerian youth to get jobs through new agric scheme – CBN chief Emefiele

About 360,000 jobs for Nigerian youth will soon be achieved through the Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme, AADS, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, governor, Godwin Emefiele has said This was disclosed on Friday to stakeholders at a meeting on the operational framework for the Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme. The scheme was aimed at engaging unemployed […]

Ekiti 2018: Fayose charges INEC, FG on credible poll

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Federal Government to conduct credible governorship poll in the state next year. He expressed optimism that his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will emerge victorious. This is just as he also warned the Federal Government against the use […]