Author Archives: The Citizen

The NFIU controversy – Thisday

The authorities must intervene quickly to ensure that the country is not suspended The suspension in July, 2017 of Nigeria from the Egmont group, following ...

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2019: Why we registered underage persons to vote – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday Wednesday said some underage voters were being registered in some parts of the country because the lives of registration officers were being threatened ...

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Pro-Buhari senators kick as senate adopts revised poll sequence report

The adoption of the report by the Senate and the House of Representatives Conference Committee on the Amendment to the Electoral Act caused division in the ranks of the All Progressives Congress ...

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Herdsmen attacks: Presidency ignored warnings before Benue killings – Gov. Ortom insists

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State met with the Senate in Abuja on Wednesday and blamed the Presidency for ignoring several warnings before the mass killings of his people by herdsmen in the state ...

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Governors to introduce smart, uniform vehicle registration

Nigerian governors have resolved to introduce smart and uniform standard vehicle registration as one strategy to improve revenue generation ...

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Inflation rate drops to 15.1% in January – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday released the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation with the rate dropping by 0.24 per cent basis from 15.37 per cent in December to 15.13 in January ...

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‎63 federal agencies get one week to submit budget details

The Senate has asked 63 agencies and parastatals under the Federal Government to submit details of their proposed 2018 budgets within one week or risk sanctions ...

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Bribery of judges is judiciary’s biggest problem – Survey

An academic survey recently conducted by the immediate past Deputy Director General and Head of Campus, Nigerian Law School, Prof. Ernest Ojukwu (SAN), has ranked ...

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Alleged bribery: EFCC arraigns CCT chairman March 15

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on March 15 arraign  the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, on charges ...

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FirstBank processes over N1tr on ‘894’ quick banking channel

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has recorded giant strides in its Financial Inclusion services delivery, via its 894 quick banking, a USSD based channel that ...

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