Northern Elders, PDP Leaders Attack Fayose Over 2019 Presidential Ambition

Northern Elders, PDP Leaders Attack Fayose Over 2019 Presidential Ambition

Some Northern elders and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have declared that the Presidential ambition of the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose is of no consequence. Speaking at a meeting held to harmonize their position on the zoning arrangement of the party ahead of the 2019 general elections, on Tuesday in Abuja, former Minister of Information, Jerry Gana insisted that the presidency has been zoned to the North Gana, who convened the meeting…

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Buhari Approved Two Oil Deals Worth N640.8 Billion From Sick Bed In London – Baru

Buhari Approved Two Oil Deals Worth N640.8 Billion From Sick Bed In London – Baru

President Muhammadu Buhari granted approvals worth N640.8 billion contracts for oil deals to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation during the time he was on his sick bed in London, the press statement from the corporation indicated. Mr. Baru said Mr. Buhari approved at least two separate oil contracts on July 10 and July 31 worth $1 billion and $780 million, respectively. The time concise with the period President Buhari was receiving treatment for undisclosed ailments…

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Youth Unemployment- Senate MDAs And CSOs Move To Arrest Scourge

Youth Unemployment- Senate MDAs And CSOs Move To Arrest Scourge

The Senate, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and representatives of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on yesterday convened a roundtable dialogue to proffer solutions on the alarming rate of youth unemployment in the country. The event was attended by the President of the Senate, Principal Officers of the Senate, Senators and CSOs. According to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the President of the Senate, Sanni Onogu, it identified the root causes of…

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Your Statement is Irresponsible and Useless – Cardinal Okojie to Adeboye

Your Statement is Irresponsible and Useless – Cardinal Okojie to Adeboye

Archbishop Emeritus of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, lambasted the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, over his decision to have as many branches of the church as possible. He said this while speaking in an interview with New Telegraph newspaper. The patriarch of the Lagos Catholics condemned such multiplicity of branches and described such branches as “mere business centres,” insisting that there was indeed no godliness in…

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Osinbajo Says Nigeria Economy Working Under President Buhari

Osinbajo Says Nigeria Economy Working Under President Buhari

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari is determined to ensure that the private sector and the Nigerian economy thrives under his administration. Osinbajo said the President was undertaking extensive ‘ease of doing business’ reforms, in addition to on-going investment in infrastructure. The Vice President made the remark at the Financial Times Africa Summit holding at the Claridge’s Mayfair Hotel in London and was contained in a statement signed by his Senior…

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A Population Of 200M Cannot Continue To Import Basic Needs Everyday – Dangote

A Population Of 200M Cannot Continue To Import Basic Needs Everyday – Dangote

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote stated Monday at the ongoing Financial Times’ 4th annual Africa Summit at Claridges in London, that Nigeria could not afford to continue importation of basic needs on a sustainable basis given its large population and the cost of importation. Dangote noted that although” Freight rates are now cheap”, “they will go up soon”, adding, “A population of over 200M cannot continue to import basic needs on a daily basis”. He…

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Microsoft Officially Surrenders On Windows Phone

Microsoft Officially Surrenders On Windows Phone

Microsoft is giving up on its effort to convince people to run Windows on their smartphone, at least for now. In a series of tweets, Windows executive Joe Belfiore said that the company will continue to fix bugs and security issues but won’t add new features to Windows 10 Mobile. Plus, he said, he has personally moved to an Android phone. Why it matters: The phone versions of Windows have been a virtual nonentity for…

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Fashola Reels Out Projects That Sukuk Fund Will be Spent On

Fashola Reels Out Projects That Sukuk Fund Will be Spent On

Projects that proceeds of the​ N100bn ​Sukuk bond will be spent on have been revealed. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, had said that the federal government would spend the money on reconstruction and rehabilitation of 25 arterial roads ​Below is full list of the projects in order of title, amount and estimated delivery date. ​ Construction of Oju/Loko-Oweto bridge over​ ​River Benue to link Loko (Nasarawa state) and Oweto (Benue state) along…

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