You Are A Sad Irony Of Your Father- Obiano Blasts Ojukwu Jr.

You Are A Sad Irony Of Your Father- Obiano Blasts Ojukwu Jr.

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has described Ojukwu Jr. as ‘a sad irony’ of his father, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. He said this while debunking a claim that he pestered Emeka Ojukwu to return to the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. Son of the Biafran warlord had on November 15, dumped APGA, a political party believed to have been founded by his late father, for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. In a recent interview, Ojukwu…

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FG Not Under Any Obligation To Create Jobs For Nigerians- Presidency Claims

FG Not Under Any Obligation To Create Jobs For Nigerians- Presidency Claims

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Industry, Trade and Investment, Olajumoke Omoniyi Oduwole, has said it is not the federal government’s obligation to provide jobs for Nigerians. Oduwole made this known in Abuja while addressing newsmen yesterday. According to her, the role of the government was to create an enabling business environment for everybody to thrive. Rationalising why entrepreneurship studies was made compulsory in tertiary institutions, Oduwole said the government wanted to…

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Buhari Only Appoints His Family Members, Friends And People Of His Religion-Annkio Briggs

Buhari Only Appoints His Family Members, Friends And People Of His Religion-Annkio Briggs

Annkio Briggs, environmental and human rights activist, has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointments are lopsided. The Niger Delta activist maintained that Buhari gave, “critical positions” in his government to his “region, friends and people of his religion.” Speaking with Vanguard, Briggs said the Presidency lied to Nigerians by saying the current Federal Government is unbiased in its appointments. According to Annkio-Briggs, “As far back as 2015 from the portfolios of the ministerial appointments, to…

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In Yenagoa, Residents Shut Down Shell’s Oil Wells

In Yenagoa, Residents Shut Down Shell’s Oil Wells

Residents of Tambiri in Yenagoa Local Government comprising youths, women and elders on Wednesday blocked the access road to the oil wells singing solidarity songs amidst rhythms from local musical instruments. They disrupted oil production at Adibawa Oil field operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), shutting two oil wells. According to NewTelegraph, the two oil wells, Adibawa well 4 and Adibawa well 10 feeding the Adibawa flow station were shut down by the protesters…

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Nigerian Govt, States, Local Govts Shared N4.55 Trillion In Nine Months

Nigerian Govt, States, Local Govts Shared N4.55 Trillion In Nine Months

Revenue allocation from the federal report to the three tiers of authority summed up to about N4.55 trillion between January and September 2017, the hottest copy of the Nigeria Extractive Industries intelligibility Initiative, NEITI, magazine reconsideration has showed. The publication issued on Wednesday in Abuja showed that of the total amount, about N1.76 trillion was shared in the third quarter of 2017, as against the N1.377 trillion and N1.41 trillion disbursed in the second and…

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I Save N25 Billion Monthly For Nigeria — Buhari

I Save N25 Billion Monthly For Nigeria — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said his administration spares the country about N25 billion month to month through the stoppage of pointless stipends for government authorities and blockage of other money related spillages in every one of its offices. President Buhari expressed this in Jos, at the graduation function of Senior Executice Course 39 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, Plateau state. Represented by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Mr. Buhari…

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Breaking: Governor Aregbesola Diverting Bailout Funds While Pensioners Die

Score of pensioners in Osun State, under the aegis of Forum of Osun Pensioners, have accused the Governor Rauf Aregbesola of diverting the intervention funds meant for paying their gratuities. They argued that though the state got over N83.9 billion from the Federal Government in form of bail out to pay backlog of salaries and gratuities, they were yet to be paid their dues, which spanned between 2008 and 2012, including 13 months pension arrears….

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9mobile Sale Process Collapses As Barclays Africa Pulls Out

9mobile Sale Process Collapses As Barclays Africa Pulls Out

According to a report on Nairametrics.com, the sale of 9mobile has hit a roadblock with Barclays Africa pulling out as financial advisers. This will mean the whole process will have to start again. Although 10 bidders had been shortlisted, there were concerns raised by some concerns from Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and some of the bidders over Barclays’ ability to follow due process. The shortlisted companies include: Globacom Nigeria Limited,…

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Lagos Conductors To Start Wearing Uniform From January 1

Lagos Conductors To Start Wearing Uniform From January 1

The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria says that its members in Lagos State will start wearing uniforms from Jan. 1, 2018 for security and effective service delivery. The National President of the association, Mr Isreal Adeshola, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeriain Lagos on Sunday. Adeshola said the operational uniform would bring sanity to the service in the state and the country as a whole. According to him, the association…

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Residence Permits Of Expatriates In Atiku’s Intels, Other Companies Revoked

Residence Permits Of Expatriates In Atiku’s Intels, Other Companies Revoked

The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, has revoked the residence permits of the expatriate workers in six companies, including Intels Nigeria Ltd., said to belong to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. The affected workers were also directed to leave the country before November 30, 2017 failing which they may be deported. The Immigration Service Public Relations Officer, Sunday James, said in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja that the revocation was in the exercise of…

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