AEDC Is killing business in Niger – Gov. Sani Bello

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has cried out that Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) is killing small and medium scale enterprises in the state due to power outage since the beginning of the year. He made this startling remark in Minna on Tuesday when he received youth under the aegis of “#Occupy AEDC” […]

IN-CASE YOU MISSED THIS: FEAR GRIPS NIGER EXCO…

There is palpable fear griping members of Niger State Executive Council as plans for their likely dissolution THICKENS. Tongues are wagging as people are seeing various group in the Capital City of Minna as to who fits into the proposed new Niger State Executive Council to be constituted soon. Rumours are ripe that Governor Abu […]

BREAKING: Malabu $1.1 billion‎: EFCC files fraud charges against Adoke, Etete, Aliyu

The anti-graft EFCC has filed fraud charges against Nigeria’s former Attorney-General, Mohammed Adoke; a former petroleum minister, Dan Etete; and a controversial businessman, Abubakar Aliyu, and others for their roles in the ‎Malabu $1.1 billion shady deal. The 9-count charge was filed at the Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday, sources at the EFCC told […]

Christmas: There’s enough fuel to last for forty days – NNPC assures travelers

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday said steps have been taken to ensure travelers have a hitch-free Christmas celebration. The assurance was given by the NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru, in a statement signed by the Group Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu and made available to newsmen in Abuja. Assuring travelers of […]

WE MUST NOT ALLOW ETHNICITY, RELIGION TO DESTROY OUR RELATIONSHIP, SULTAN TELLS NDIGBO

The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Alhaji (Dr.) Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday in Enugu appealed to Ndigbo not to allow ethnic differences destroy relationship between the two regions. Speaking during the official reception of Rangers Football Club of Enugu for their victory at the 2016 Nigerian Professional Football League, NPFL by the Enugu State […]

150,000 REFUGEES STORM NIGERIA THROUGH BORDERS SAYS PRESIDENCY

Despite challenges faced by government in catering for the needs of people displaced by the Boko Haram sect in the North East,the Presidency has disclosed that a fresh batch of 150,000 refugees recently returned to the country. President Muhammadu Buhari made the disclosure on Monday at the Presidential Villa,when he received  Phillipo Grandi, the United […]

NYSC as a metaphor for Nigeria

NYSC members The NYSC programme has been in the news lately following the death of three ‘Corpers’ across the nation. In most countries, tragic events like these would lead to a bout of soul-searching followed by reforms to ensure such deaths do not happen again. But Nigeria is not most countries. I dislike the NYSC […]

Klopp enters into Christmas spirit after derby win

Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp (C) congratulates his players following the English Premier League football match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on December 19, 2016. Liverpool won the match 1-0. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / Jurgen Klopp finally had a reason to celebrate Christmas after Sadio […]

Why FG Won’t Increase Tax In 2017 – Udoma

The federal government yesterday gave a breakdown of how the proposed N7.28 trillion appropriation for 2017, tagged “Budget of Recovery and Growth” would be funded, ruling out tax increase and retrenchment of workers as funding options. The government explained that rather than increase the tax burden on the people, it planned to fund the proposed […]