Monthly Archives: April 2017

Book launch: ‘Against the Run of Play’ contains distorted claims – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has reacted to the much talked about ‘Against the Run of Play’ written by Segun Adeniyi, Chairman of the editorial board of ThisDay newspapers ...

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Nigeria is gradually exiting recession, says Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Saturday, said that Nigeria was gradually moving out of recession ...

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Saraki, others right to block Tinubu’s VP bid — Northern elders

Some northern elders have said they supported Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai’s staunch opposition to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s vice presidential ambition ...

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FG frowns at Amnesty Int’l over call to halt death row executions

The federal government has frowned on call by Amnesty International (AI) on the Federal Government to halt the planned execution of some inmates on death row in Lagos State ...

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Nigeria’s foreign reserves hit 19-month high

Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves rose to $30.8bn in April, the highest level since September 2015 ...

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Police arrest LG Chairman, 5 others over assassination attempt on Dino Melaye

The police on Saturday said they had arrested six suspects in connection with an assassination attempt on Sen. Dino Melaye in his home in Kogi ...

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Zenith Bank announces N44bn PBT in Q1

Zenith Bank yesterday released its first quarter (Q1) 2017 results which showed strong double-digit growth in profit before tax (PBT) (38% y/y) to N44 billion ...

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Access Bank posts N26bn profit after tax

Access Bank has announced impressive performances in all indicators as shown by its unaudited result for the first quarter which ended on March 31, 2017. The ...

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Five states to receive mini solar plants

Five states are to build solar-powered mini-grids to aid the Federal Government’s efforts at improving electricity generation and supply. The states are Kaduna, Imo, Rivers, ...

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Ambode making life worth living for Lagosians – Obasanjo

Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday evening showered encomium on the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode for his administration’s programmes ...

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