UBA’s REDTV Marks its Second Anniversary

UBA’s REDTV Marks its Second Anniversary

RedTv, a dynamic online lifestyle channel, supported by United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, marked its second year with the REDTVRave, a funfilled outdoor event to celebrate its growing fan-base.   The second edition of the annual rave, which held over the weekend, was well-attended. Present at the talk of the town show were Chairman, UBA […]

Obaseki briefs journalists on NEC’s $1bn Excess Crude approval to fight Boko Haram

Obaseki briefs journalists on NEC’s $1bn Excess Crude approval to fight Boko Haram

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on Thursday briefed journalists in the State House, Abuja, the decision of the National Economic Council to spend $1billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East region. Obaseki said the decision was taken at the 83rd meeting of the National […]

Buhari wants to use $1bn Excess Crude Money to fund 2019 election, not fight Boko Haram…Fayose

Buhari wants to use $1bn Excess Crude Money to fund 2019 election, not fight Boko Haram…Fayose

Sam Oluwalana Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has raised the alarm that the $1 billion purportedly approved by the state Governors, to be withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram is actually a grand ploy by the Muhammadu Buhari- administration to loot the treasury. Fayose wondered why the Federal Government weho […]

FG, France, AFD sign $60m MoU to fund road infrastructure

FG, France, AFD sign $60m MoU to fund road infrastructure

As French entrepreneurs end visit to Nigeria    By Tunde Osho The Federal Government has signed a $60 million financing agreement for rural roads rehabilitation with France and the French Development Agency (AFD) office in Nigeria. A statement issued by the French Embassy in Abuja by its Press Officer/Attaché de presse, Damilola Ayodeji said the Minister […]

Dangote Cement Emerges NSE Most Compliant Listed Company For 2017

Dangote Cement Emerges NSE Most Compliant Listed Company For 2017

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced recipients of the 2017 edition of its CEO Awards.   The winners were unveiled at the awards ceremony December 13, 2017, at the Stock Exchange House, Lagos.  Dangote Cement Plc was named the Most Compliant Listed Company for 2017, “having demonstrated the highest degree of compliance with the […]

Nigeria Army Re-Affirms Loyalty To Buhari

Nigeria Army Re-Affirms Loyalty To Buhari

gives self pass mark of on operations in 2017 SAM OLUWALANA, IBADAN The Nigeria Army has reiterated its loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari, while maintaining high level of professionalism and remain apolitical in all its conducts. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Buratai, made these assertions on Thusday, at the closing ceremony of the  Chief […]

Over 12m farmers join rice, wheat revolution – Buhari

Over 12m farmers join rice, wheat revolution – Buhari

Chris Steven, Abuja   President Muhammadu Buhari has declared the administration’s Anchors Borrowers’ Programme a huge success, saying 12.2 million farmers have joined the rice and wheat revolution while the country is moving close to self- sufficiency in major grains. The President, who was represented by  Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture,  spoke at […]

UK Envoy seeks action over killing of Shiites in Zaria

UK Envoy seeks action over killing of Shiites in Zaria

Chris Steven, AbujaPaul Arkwright,  United Kingdom High Commissioner to Nigeria, has called on relevant government authorities to act and ensure justice over the killing of 350 Nigerians in Zaria, Kaduna State,  two years ago.Members of the Ibrahim El-Zakzaky led Shiite Islamic sect had clashed with the troops of the Nigerian army leading to the death of the […]

BNC Petition PMB ON Nifor Appointment

BNC Petition PMB ON Nifor Appointment

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Benin National Congress(BNC) has forwarded a strongly worded petition to President Muhammadu Buhari on what is described as ‘diabolic appointment and re – appointments in NIFOR.’ In the petition signed by its Director of Mobilisation, Comrade Osaretin Igbinogun, the BNC said that the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh should be blamed […]

Buratai: That PMB’s “wiz-man” on counter insurgency

Buratai: That PMB’s  “wiz-man”  on counter insurgency

By Israel Abiodun President Muhammadu  Buhari knows the appealing burden of leadership. Anywhere a leader finds him, there are huge responsibilities and enormous expectations, no matter how infinitesimal the position entrusted to him. Buhari knows a leader who sets his eyes on honest and dedicated leadership finds the burden of leading less cumbersome. Such leaders […]

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