The Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO, has been polarized as the institution shops for a new Vice Chancellor, VC, that will take over from the incumbent, Professor Chigozie C. Asiabaka, in the next five […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has charged traditional rulers and stakeholders of the Niger Delta to find a lasting solution to the incidents of pipeline vandalism and general insecurity in the region.
A crisis is brewing in the All Progressives Congress over appointments into boards of federal agencies and parastatals. The PUNCH gathered in Abuja on Sunday that the dispute over the appointments was partly responsible for […]
NIGERIA plans to create a $25 billion fund with public and private financing to modernise infrastructure and avoid a recession.
Embattled PDP spokesman, Olisa Metuh who is standing trial for allegedly collecting N400 million from ex NSA, Dasuki’s office has been dealt with another blow in court today in Abuja.
IF the militants who sabotaged crude and gas pipelines in Delta State thought that by their action, they would succeed in brow-beating the Federal Government into bargaining amnesty with them and awarding them contracts for […]
Managing Director for Programme Development and Technical Cooperation Division of the United Nation International Development Organization (UNIDO), Philippe Scholtes has announced a $2.6 million support fund for rural electricity programme in Nigeria.
In a bid to generate revenue for deposit money banks, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has introduced a maintenance fee on current account transactions. This was revealed in a circular signed by Kevin Amugo, […]
Against the backdrop of the economic crisis plaguing Nigeria amid falling global oil prices, the Federal Government is considering changes to the nation’s tax regime in a bid to shore up dwindling revenue. There are […]
THE most loathed and odious political acronym in today’s Nigeria is the PDP. The name, when now roughly and sarcastically mentioned evokes imagery of Beelzebub and the cruelty and heartlessness that are associated with the […]
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said that no democracy in the world could survive without strict adherence to the rule of law. This is contained in a statement signed by his […]
Leader of the Social Democratic Party and former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, has said he has yet to return to the All Progressives Party. He, however, said talks are ongoing to ensure […]
Police on Saturday fired stun grenades and rubber bullets at a group of foreigners who were protesting against the death of a Nigerian national near Johannesburg. The scene was chaotic in the streets of Kempton […]
The contribution of the manufacturing sector to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product rose to N6.616bn in the third quarter of last year, statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics indicated. An analysis of the nine […]
A 51-year-old man has died of Lassa fever at the Mainland Hospital in Yaba, Lagos. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, confirmed that the patient who was initially admitted at Divine Medical Centre, […]
A Zamfara State High Court has granted bail to a former governor of the state, Ahmed Yerima, who was arraigned on Thursday, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC. Mr. Yerima […]
The Federal Government has launched a special military operation code-named operation AWATSU against pipeline vandals in the country. The operatives of the special task force have also arrested 25 members of the gang of vandals […]
The former Governor of Niger State, Dr. Babangida Aliyu, has denied having any property in Dubai or Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Aliyu said in a statement signed by his Adviser on Media, […]
It does seem that public sector corruption in the country has become so entrenched that with the patch of one leak a greater gaping hole resurfaces on the rotten roof. More worrisome, in most cases, […]