Daily Archives: September 8, 2017

Ohanaeze, Niger Delta leaders back Yoruba demand for regional govt

The umbrella body for the Igbo, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and leaders of the Niger Delta joined leaders of the South-West in Ibadan on Thursday, where they demanded a return to regional government in Nigeria ...

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EFCC: We’ve only recovered 15% of Diezani loot – Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday, said only about 15 per cent of funds allegedly misappropriated by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani ...

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2015: After using our money, contacts, others, Buhari, APC side-lined us – Atiku cries out

The former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s government and the All Progressive congress (APC) had side-lined him ...

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2019: Buhari’s minister in Aso Villa insists on backing Atiku

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan, on Thursday, said that there was no going back on her decision to support former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar in the 2019 presidential election ...

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South-East governors deny accusing FG of killing IPOB members

The South-East Governors’ Forum has described a report that it accused the Federal Government of killing members of Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) members as a “tissue of lie from the pit of hell.” ...

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Resident doctors refuse to call off strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors on Thursday refused to call off its strike despite holding a 13-hour meeting with representatives of the Federal Government ...

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ASUU strike: Varsities to get separate interest-generating account – Minister

The federal government(FG) has said it was ready to bend backward to create a separate interest generating account for university endowment, research grant and other sources of ...

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Pastor allegedly introduces anointed ATM card for tithe, offering payments

A pastor, Shepherd Bushiri, who reportedly recently bought a G-Wagon for his wife one month after she bought him a Rolls Royce has allegedly released ...

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Sovereign Wealth Fund grows to $2bn

The Sovereign Wealth Fund currently stands at $2bn, with the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority seeking further growth through agriculture and the addition of asset management. ...

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NCC: Telecoms sector adds N1.5tn to GDP – Danbatta

Nigeria’s telecommunications sector contributed N1.549tn to the Gross Domestic Product in the second quarter of this year, representing 6.68 per cent increase from the first ...

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