Gov Dickson hails APC committee on restructuring

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourabke Henry Seriake Dickson, has commended the ruling All Progressive Congress APC, on its far reaching recommendations on the issue of the proposed restructuring of the country. Dickson said that the recommendations had further strengthened

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We are not concern about Obasanjo’s letter, Buhari will run in 2019 – Northen youth

A pro-Buhari youth group, The Democratic Youths Congress for Buhari 2019, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to President Muhammadu Buhari as an open confrontation against the “North that made him what he is”. Obasanjo had, in an open

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INEC to continue voter registration two months to general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) will end in December 2018 contrary to speculations that the exercise will end on Jan. 31, 2018. Mr Femi Akinbiyi, the commission’s Head of Publicity in Lagos

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Pay rise for customs officers soon – Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has promised to ensure salary increase for officers and men of the Nigeria Customs Service ( NCS ). Adeosun made the promise at the celebration of International Customs Day at the Customs Command and

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Ambode’s adviser, Deji Tinubu, slumps, dies

The Lagos State Government has confirmed on Friday the death of Mr Deji Tinubu, the Special Adviser on Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode The government, in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Kehinde

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Nigerian journalist gains freedom after weeks in police custody

The editor of Elombah.com, Timothy Elombah, who was arrested January 1 by the Nigerian police, has been released after three weeks in custody. The journalist was arrested alongside his brother, Daniel, who was earlier released. In a statement Friday, the

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State of Nigeria’s refineries shameful – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is disgraceful that Nigerian refineries currently are performing not up to 50 percent of their capacity. Buhari said this when Antonio Vella, chief upstream officer of Eni, led a delegation to the presidential villa in

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Mourinho extends his stay at Old Trafford till 2020

Jose Mourinho has signed a contract extension that will keep him at Manchester United until at least 2020, the club said Thursday, ending rumours he is unhappy at Old Trafford. Mourinho became the first United manager in history to win

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China, Nigeria bilateral trade surges, hits $11.2b

The trade and economic cooperation between China and Nigeria has prospered with bilateral trade hitting $11.2 billion with first 10 months of 2017. The figure put the growth rate at 28.5 per cent which made Nigeria as China’s third largest

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Facebook, Google days are numbered says George Soros

Billionaire investor George Soros launched a scathing attack on Facebook and Google at the Davos summit on Thursday, calling them monopolies that could be manipulated by authoritarians to subvert democracy. During an annual dinner he hosts at the World Economic

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