2019 budget: Economist says N2trn capital expenditure shows pressure on economy

An Economist, Prof. Segun Ajibola says the allocation of N2 trillion for capital expenditure in the 2019 budget  was too low  to drive  growth and development in the country. Ajibola said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja, while reacting to the passage of the 2019 Appropriation […]

Yadda mafusata suka kashe mahara bakwai a Fadar Sarkin Birnin Magaji

Dandazaon mafusata sun yi wa Fadar Mai Martaba Sarkin Birnin Magaji kawanya, suka kashe wasu da ake zargi mahara ne har su bakwai. An ce wadannan mahara sun je Fadar Dan Alin Birnin Magaji ne domin tattauna batun sasantawa, bayan kwace musu shanu da aka yi, sakamakon harin da aka ce an kai musu ta […]

Workers Day: Uba Sani reveals how Elrufai wil create jobs, opportunities

The Senator-elect of Kaduna Central, Uba Sani has said that Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai is working with the private sector to create opportunities for job creation and enhancement of the welfare of workers in the private sector. Senator Sani who also revealed that very attractive incentives for private investors are already on offer by […]

Osinbajo prays for family of late RCCG cleric

By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife Dolapo Osinbajo on Wednesday attended the Service of Songs for late Pastor Bamidele Olurin in Lagos. Olurin was the Pastor of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Tree of Life Parish, Oregun, Lagos. He was the Assistant Pastor-in-Charge of Lagos Province 48 under Osinbajo and […]

Central banks in gold rush amidst dollar worries

The world’s demand for gold rose in the first three months of 2019 as central banks diversified away from the dollar amid concern over geopolitical instability, the World Gold Council industry body said Thursday. Global demand increased by seven percent to 1,053.3 tonnes in the first quarter compared to a year earlier, the WGC said […]

Gombe United win State FA Cup

By Peter Uwumarogie Gombe United Football Club on Wednesday defeated Doma United FC 2-1 to win the 2019 Gombe State Men’s FA Cup competition. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the match played at the Pantami Stadium in Gombe was stopped in the 86th minute. This was after fans threw dangerous objects into […]

Messi unstoppable, says Klopp Liverpool coach

Jurgen Klopp admitted Lionel Messi was “unstoppable” on Wednesday after he left Liverpool needing a miracle to reach the Champions League final. Luis Suarez poked in against his former club before Messi hit a late double, the second a stunning free-kick for his 600th Barca goal, as his team took a 3-0 lead from a […]