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Buhari Administration MidTerm Report/Factsheet – Presidency

ECONOMY Growth in Agriculture and Solid Minerals: Our priority Sectors of Agriculture and Solid Minerals have seen improved performance, in spite of the recession. Agriculture grew by 4.11 percent in 2016, while Solid Minerals recorded a seven percent increase. The contribution of the Ministry of Solid Minerals to the federation account tripled to about N2 […]

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NAICOM, PenCom Move To End N167bn Annuity Funds Controversy

By ZAKA KHALIQ, The National Insurance Commission(NAICOM) and the National Pension Commission(PenCom) are making frantic moves to resolve the controversy surrounding  the N167.8 billion Annuity Funds Arrangement, LEADERSHIP Friday can exclusively reveal. It was gathered that the two regulators met recently to deliberate on grey areas, a parley which would lead to the release of […]

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Level Of Implementation Of 2016 Budget Best In Last 7 Years – Sen Adamu

Sen Abdullahi Adamau is the chairman, senate committee on Agriculture and in this interview with RUTH CHOJI, he said that in terms of performances, the 2016 budget has performed better within the last six to seven years.  He also spoke on some other issues. Now that the year has come to an end, how has […]

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Motorists, Commuters Kick As Senate Proposes N5 Petrol Charge

BY SOLOMON AYADO, AHURAKA ISAH, Abuja, CHIMA AKWAJA and OLUSHOLA BELLO, Motorists and commuters yesterday kicked against the proposal by the Senate to effect a N5 levy, chargeable per litre, on every petrol and diesel products imported into the country and on other non-locally refined petroleum products. The Red Chamber said the N5 charges will […]

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UK-based Nigerian Doctor suspended for sending love text messages, phone calls, flowers to a patient

London-based Nigerian Medical Doctor, Chizoba Christopher Uzoh, a GP at Murdishaw Health Centre in Runcorn, has been banned for 12 months for pestering one of his female patients with romantic messages and sending flowers to her home. He wrote: “I saw you and I liked you and thought maybe we could go on a date. […]

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Pastor Caught Having S*x with a Church Worker in Delta State (Photo)

A Nigerian woman has narrated in tears how she caught her husband who is a pastor many times having s*x with a church worker. The man identified as Pastor John Edebor lives in Warri has been sleeping around with the church member identified as Ejiro. Narrating the story to lawyer and right activist, Emeka Ugwuonye, […]

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APC, Fashola Deny Promising 20,000MW Within Five Years

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, have denied making any promise of providing 20,000 megawatts of electricity to Nigerians during the 2015 electioneering. The APC and its presidential candidate then, Muhammadu Buhari, had during the campaign promised Nigerians 20,000 megawatts of electricity in its first […]

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2019: Why we want Sule Lamido as President, by N’Delta activist

From: WOLE BALOGUN As the race for the 2019 presidential election begins begins, a Niger Delta activist and member of the 2015 PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Prince Afoke Okporua, on Thursday, said that Alhaji Sule Lamido, remains the man to beat at he poll. He insisted that people of the Niger Delta have no other […]

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Windstorm wreaks havoc in Enugu community

…School buildings, markets, houses destroyed From: Aloysius Attah, Onitsha Residents of Aji community of Enugu Ezike, in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State are counting their losses after windstorm destroyed community projects, houses, markets and residential buildings in the area. Among property destroyed were six blocks classrooms at the community college, Aji High […]

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Govs raise the alarm over quality of rice

From: Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The governors of the 36  states of the federation have expressed worry over the quality of rice being consumed by Nigerians, describing them as substandard and harmful to the human body, calling on the Nigeria Customs Service to expeditiously take measures to arrest the situation. In a statement by the Nigeria […]

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Hamburger saga: APC chieftain urges members to shun violence

Former Chairman of Oshodi Local Government Area of Lagos State, Mr. Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh has called on members of the All Progressive  Congress (APC) to shun violence and embrace peace for the party to move forward. Ariyoh, who was speaking in respect of the crisis that rocked  the party during the last councillorship primaries […]

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