Solar-powered tricycles storm Nigerian market

A Nigerian company, Oldang International Limited, on Sunday, launched the sales of solar-powered tricycles to enhance public transportation in the country. The company’s Chief Executive, Mr. Olubunmi Oluwadare, said at the launch in Lagos that the solar- powered, fuel-less tricycle

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NNPC: We’re about to hit oil in northern Nigeria

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is confident that its aggressive exploration of inland basins in northern Nigeria would soon yield success with hydrocarbon finds in commercial quantity. This is according to the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti

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I was framed up by ‘pension thieves’ – Maina breaks silence

Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reform Team (PTPT), has broken his silence on the allegations levelled against him. Maina, whose whereabouts have been unknown since President Muhammadu Buhari ordered his dismissal from the civil

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Muslim professor bags PhD in Christian studies

Rasheed Jimoh-Ijaodola has bagged a doctorate degree in Christian studies at the University of Ilorin. Jimoh-Ijaodola, a Muslim, is a professor of law and dean, Oba Erediauwa College of Law of Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo. Obajide Ilugbo, head, public &

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EDITORIAL: Buhari must punish all officials involved in Maina’s recall to prove his fight against corruption

Nigerians woke up to the news that a ‘wanted’ Abdulrashid Maina had sneaked back to Nigeria and had been restored to the federal civil service with a big promotion. Maina, was a former chairman of the Presidential Task Tea on

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Breaking: Buhari to appoint more ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari will soon appoint more ministers into his cabinet. He will also make board appointments, a demand by his party members over the months. Buhari gave hints of the new appointments in a speech delivered today to the

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Senate backs Buhari on Babachir Lawal’s sack

The Senate has backed President Muhammadu Buhari on the sacking of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal. A probe into the alleged mismanagement of funds under the Presidential Initiative on the North East by the

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Babachir/Oke: PDP youths accuse Buhari of manipulating Nigerians

Youths of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of deliberately attempting to manipulate the sensibilities of Nigerians by sacking the duo of  the former Secretary to the Government of The Federation, David Babachir and Ambassador Ayo

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NJC replaces Salami with Galadima, ex-supreme court judge

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has appointed Suleiman Galadima, a retired justice of the supreme court, as the new chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO). NJC announced this in a statement by Soyi Oje, its director of

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Peace Corps Boss, Akoh begs Nigerian youths to be patient with Buhari 

By Esther Bello, Abuja The National Commandant of Peace Corps of Nigeria, Dr Dickson Akoh, has called on Nigerian youths to be a patient with the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the transformation being expected by Nigerians would not

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