We’re using recovered looted funds to finance 2017 budget – FG

The Federal Government is using part of the stolen funds recovered from those that looted the economy to finance the 2017 budget, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Buhari who spoke at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Association of National

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Monkey Pox: Woman bitten by monkey in Ondo

A middle-aged woman has been reportedly bitten by a domestic monkey in Akure, headquarters of Akure South local government area of Ondo state, exposing the people of the state to the “Monkeypox” infection  Though the woman whose identity is unknown

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Ajimobi reports Olubadan, Ladoja to Buhari

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Tuesday reported the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, to President Muhammadu Buhari. Ajimobi told State House correspondents that he called the President’s attention to the face-off between him and the monarch over

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Benue may suspend indefinite strike this week

There are indication that the indefinite strike action embarked upon by Organised labour in Benue State may be suspended within the week. Competent source within Labour disclosed this to INDEPENDENT in Makurdi on Tuesday. He said that during the meeting

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Price stability, exchange rate, a must do – CBN Gov

By Aderogba George, Abuja The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has said that the bank is committed to ensuring the stability of prices of goods, and exchange rate in the country. The Governor said this

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Sokoto Assembly suspends two members

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended two of its members, Alhaji Sani Yakubu and Alhaji Malami Galadanchi. This followed the report by the special committee that investigated allegations of unethical conduct by some members of the Assembly

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Reps summon health minister over monkey pox

The House of Representatives on Tuesday resolved to invite minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole to explain the alarming situation of how Nigeria would depend on a laboratory in Dakar Senagal to analyse samples of monkey pox. The House has

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PDP Chairmanship: The required alternative for the party

By Omodu Morgan The protracted legal battle that People’s Democratic party got enmeshed in is no doubt a major setback for the party, as the party has not been able to live up to expectation as main opposition party against

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Group says farmers are in a better position to help Nigerian economy grow

By Esther Bello, Abuja The national President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Architect Kabir Ibrahim has extolled the recent move by the federal government to revitalize the old marketing boards to boost agricultural productivity in the country, The

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Barcelona sporting director, Soler, resigns

Barcelona’s sporting director Albert Soler has also handed in his resignation at Camp Nou following Raul Sanllehi’s resignation as Barcelona director of football. According to MARCA, club president Josep Maria Bartomeu has accepted the 51-year-old’s departure but is not expected

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