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Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

2019: Why APC may lose Bauchi – Party chieftain, Ali Pate

A former Minister of State for Health, Dr. Ali Pate, has warned that the All Progressives Congress, APC can lose Bauchi State if it goes ahead with the indirect primary.   He said it would also be detrimental to the [...]

September 22, 2018 Government and politics

Osun decides: Living Faith Church speaks on election

The Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel, in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, has taken a stand against the trend of vote-buying ahead of the Saturday’s election.   The Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel, in [...]

September 22, 2018 Government and politics

#OsunDecides2018 (LIVE UPDATES): APC, PDP, SDP, others battle in crucial election

#OsunDecides2018 : Registered electorates in Osun State will today exercise their political rights to elect a new governor who will pilot the affairs of the state for the next four years. The election is significant in many ways; it is [...]

September 22, 2018 Government and politics

Dickson, Lokpobiri bicker over Bayelsa debt

Bayelsa debt: The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson and the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Heineken Lokpobiri, have disagreed over the debt profile of the state. While the Minister expressed shock and disappointment that the [...]

September 22, 2018 Government and politics

‘Wike, Abe in alliance to defame me’

The Minister of Transportation and Director General of the President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 Campaign Organisation, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has accused Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the senator representing Rivers South-East under the [...]

September 22, 2018 Government and politics

Polaris Bank takes over Skye Bank with N786b fresh capital

From Monday, September 24, all branches of Skye Bank Plc would wear a new identity, known as Polaris Bank Limited, as the latest take over of distressed financial institution in the country. The development, which has been under the direct [...]

September 22, 2018 Business

Benue workers dread Ortom’s committee to disburse N14.9 billion

Concerned Benue workers have expressed fears over the setting up of committee for the disbursement of N14.9 billion Paris Club Refund accruing to the state, noting that similar exercises in the past ended up in a sham. Some of the [...]

September 22, 2018 Economy

You must face trial for alleged N1.7bn theft, Judge tells FirstNation MD

Justice Mojisola Dada of the Ikeja Special Offences Court has ordered that Kayode Odukoya must face trial over an alleged N1.7billion theft charge proffered against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Odukoya is the Managing Director of [...]

September 22, 2018 Economy

Nigeria’s foreign debt stands at $22.08bn, local N3.48trn

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed that Nigeria’s foreign debt stands at $22.08billion. The bureau’s ‘Nigerian Domestic and Foreign Debt’ Q2 2018 report released in Abuja, said the country’s domestic debt stood at N3.48trillion. According to the bureau, [...]

September 22, 2018 Economy

INEC to deal with ‘see and buy’ offenders in today’s Osun governorship poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said it had perfected plans with the security agencies to decisively deal with anyone engaging in any illicit act, particularly the notorious act of “see and buy,” as it is called in local [...]

September 22, 2018 Government and politics