Top Stories

APC to Atiku: Face the issues

The All Progressives Congress has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to dwell more on his agenda for the country, rather than dissipating energies on raising puerile allegations daily. The party was reacting to Abubakar’s several attacks on President Buhari, where in one of them he accused unidentified relations of Buhari of buying up shares […]

Headlines

Group cautions politicians over killings, violence

Kano Election Peace Committee (KEPC) has expressed concern over cases of political violence in the state ahead of the 2019 general elections. Civil society organisations (CSOs), religious leaders and the academia, who form the committee, are especially worried over the death of four persons during a recent rally in Bichi and Rano areas of the state. Addressing a press conference […]

Top Stories

UNICEF worries over 10.5m out-of-school children in Nigeria

Nigeria still has 10.5 million out-of-school children – the world’s highest number the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says It reiterated that in 2018 the primary school enrolment had increased in recent years, with net attendance of about 70 per cent, It said: ‘’Sixty-nine per cent of those children are in northern Nigeria, just as 60 per cent […]

Top Stories

Why We Are Slow in Fighting Corruption – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is slow in fighting corruption because the system is slow. The president said this when he received the Federal Capital Territory community, who paid him Christmas homage at his official residence on Tuesday in Abuja. President Buhari, who apparently was reacting to those allegedly accusing his administration of being too slow in tackling the […]

Top Stories

Nigerians Laud FG on Fuel Availability at Festive Period

The Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), led by its Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, have received kudos from Nigerians across all walks of life. For ensuring adequate supply of petroleum products this festive season, the appreciative Nigerians said the Federal Government and the NNPC had made their joyous occasion […]

Top Stories

Osinbajo meets Hausa community leader in Lagos

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday took his door-to-door campaign to the Hausa community leader of Agege, Alhaji Musa Dogonkadai. The leader, who doubles as the Chairman of the Chieftaincy Council of Arewa in Lagos State, alongside members of his council, received the vice president amidst fanfare in his palace in Agege. The vice president who arrived at […]

Top Stories

Gas production: Shell announces FID on project

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has announced the Final Investment Decision (FID) on the Assa North Gas Development Project in Imo State. At peak production, the project is expected to deliver 300 million standard cubic feet of gas per day and will be treated at SPDC JV’s Gas Processing Facility and distributed through the Obiafu-Obrikom-Oben pipeline network. […]

Top Stories

FG to release N4bn as pension for professors, perm secs

The Federal Government is set to release N4bn to kick-start the payment of full salaries as minimum pensions for some categories of retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme. This move was as mandated by the Pension Reform Act 2014. Some retired professors and public office holders under the Contributory Pension Scheme who are not earning monthly pensions equivalent to their […]

Top Stories

Budget: 2.3mbpd, $60 dollar oil benchmark not realistic – Expert

Okoroafor in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said the projection does not follow the uncertainties in the global oil market. “Production of 2.3 mbpd projection for 2019 may not be realistic owing to OPEC’s plan to cut production in order to shore up prices and growing crude inventory and excess supply verse demand. “The […]