News

Why Nigerians Will Not Forget The Grand Corruption Of The Past Administration, By Presidency

*Says Buhari administration will not relent in the prosecution of the cases in court   *Plan in place to invigorate prosecution of corruption cases with top lawyers Nigerians have not forgotten the severe damage caused the economy by the rampant abuse of public trust and grand larceny that characterized the past administration, according to Mr. Laolu Akande, a Senior Special Assistant ...

Read More »

IGP Idris Suspends Withdrawal Of VIPs’ Policemen

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has suspended by one month, the withdrawal of  policemen attached to VIPs across the country. The suspension of the order, which was billed to be immediate, when announced on Monday, followed Idris’ meeting with the Commanders of Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) and Special Protection Unit (SPU). The meeting was held on ...

Read More »

Woman Sells Four-Year-Old Daughter Over N100 Debt

A 38-year-old woman, Mrs. Veronica Igwe, has allegedly sold her four-year-old daughter, Uloma, to a trader, Mrs. Josephine Nwali, whom she owed a debt of N100. Briefing newsmen in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital on Thursday, the Desk Officer in charge of Child Abuse and Maltreatment, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Cecilia Elom, said the ministry received ...

Read More »

Bill Gates Faults FG’s Economic Plan

 …urges more investment in education, health The Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, on Thursday said the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan was not reflective of the people’s needs. He also said the country would do better with strong investments in health and education, rather than concentrating on physical infrastructure to the detriment ...

Read More »

Investing In Our People Key To Economic Growth – Osinbajo

*Gates commends Buhari administration for “a series of smart policies to encourage private sector investment” *Nigeria’s growth driven by extracting natural resources and building on that through physical infrastructure, Dangote adds The successes recorded by its social investment programmes are clear indications that the Buhari administration’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) is making progress, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. ...

Read More »

Ambode Visits Japan, Woos Investors On Transportation, Urban Development

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday held a meeting with the Japan-African Union Parliamentary Friendship committee in Tokyo, an influential group in the Japanese parliament. Governor Ambode said the meeting, which was attended by members of Japan House of Representatives – Hon. Ichiro Aisawa and Hon. Asahiko Mihara, was in furtherance of his quest to woo Japanese investors ...

Read More »

APC Slams Fayose Over Alleged Misconduct To Ekiti Monarch

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has berated Governor Ayodele Fayose over alleged humiliation and disrespectful conduct to the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adejugbe Aladesanmi, over the monarch’s complaint on house demolition that has rendered hundreds of people homeless in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. Fayose had ordered demolition of several houses to give way to road construction ...

Read More »

Nigeria Hosts Third Africa Islamic Finance Forum

Following the huge success of its first and second editions in 2016 which attracted over 420 delegates, the 3rd Africa Islamic Finance Forum will return 27-28 March, at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. It is hosted by Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance in collaboration with the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD). This exclusive, invitation-only event is ...

Read More »