General Gowon calls for peace in Nigeria

Former Military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, says the insurmountable problems facing Nigeria, which include insecurity and the state of the economy, among others, can be solved through prayers. Gowon, who spoke to journalists shortly after a Church thanksgiving service on Sunday at Umuda, Isingwu, Abia state, noted that such problems are usually obtainable […]

Adeosun: Fear NOT, recovered funds will not be re-looted

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, has reassured Nigerians that the cash recoveries being made by agencies of government in President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption drive will not be re-looted. Fielding questions at a press conference on the World Bank, IMF meetings in Washington, Adeosun said the country now has a single account for reconciling recovered funds, […]

World Bank applauds Fashola’s power plan, offers financing

The World Bank and some multilateral agencies in Washington have applauded Babatunde Fashola’s power sector recovery plan, offering financial support. According to Kemi Adeosun, the head of Nigeria’s delegation to the World Bank, IMF meetings in Washington, the multilateral agencies said the plan is realistic. In a meeting with the agencies, Fashola was said to have […]

Davido “heartbroken” as his uncle, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, is buried

Hip hop star, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, has revealed that he is “heartbroken” over the death of his uncle, Senator Isiaka Adeleke. The Senator representing Osun West, passed away on Sunday morning at Biket Hospital in Osogbo, the state capital, after reportedly suffering from heart attack. Davido, who has been quiet since his […]

National Assembly includes second runway for Abuja Airport in 2017 Budget

The National Assembly has included a budget for the construction of a second runway for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, in the 2017 Appropriation Bill. According to Punch, the lawmakers have agreed to the construction of another runway for the airport. This comes one week after the airport was re-opened for flights, following runway […]

N15bn: More heads to roll

Several top government officials may be suspended soon in connection with the N15 billion hauled from a private apartment at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos. President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke for holding on to the fund for two years without disclosing it. He also ordered a top level […]

It’s time to touch lives of Nigerians – Adeosun By Hamisu Muhammad | P

The minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has said after spending one  year planning, the government is set to touch the lives of millions of Nigerians. Speaking at the Spring Meetings of the World Bank/International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C, Adeosun who tweeted in her handle said the her administration has spent that last one year […]

Gov. Sani Bello Woos Chinese Investors

In a bid to rejuvenate the economy, re-energise the small-medium enterprise and re-position agriculture of Niger State, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has opened the flanks of the state to Chinese investors. The governor at the just concluded Nigeria-China Governors’ Investment Forum in Guangzhou, China highlighted the vast economic potentials of the state and the readiness […]