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Daily Archives: February 23, 2019

Kwara APC stakeholders to demystify Saraki’s dynasty with Modibbo

Ilorin-The stakeholders in All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state may have settled for Alh Modibbo Kawu as its preferred candidate for the gubernatorial primary ahead of today’s exercise. The choice of the Director General of Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) [...]

October 4, 2018 Government and politics

APC primaries: Sanwo-Olu’s victory a hatchet job – Group

 Sanwo-Olu’s victory a hatchet job: A pro-democracy group, Lagos Solidarity Forum, has raised the alarm that Lagos State was being pushed to the precipice by enemies of democracy in the state. A statement signed and issued yesterday by the group’s [...]

October 4, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria’s economic growth drops in 2018 – World Bank

The World Bank has said the projected growth of Nigeria’s economy in 2018 would drop from 2.1 per cent it had estimated for the country in April to 1.9 per cent.   It stated this in its October 2018 ‘Africa [...]

October 4, 2018 Economy

The winners, losers in battle for Lagos APC governorship ticket

On Wednesday, the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, accepted defeat in the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Speaking in Lagos, Mr Ambode congratulated Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the winner of the party’s governorship ticket and the [...]

October 4, 2018 Government and politics

Tanker explosion kills four, toddler in Ondo

Tragedy occurred yesterday evening in Akure, the capital city of Ondo State as a petrol tanker carrying 33,000 litres of petrol fell at Shagari Village junction on Akure-Owo expressway, killing four people and a toddler. The incident occurred few metres [...]

October 4, 2018 Incidents

Buhari calls Leah Sharibu’s mother, promises safe return of teenager

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday spoke with the mother of the last kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirl, Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu, assuring her of the safe return of her daughter, Leah, from Boko Haram captivity. The Guardian editorial of yesterday had highlighted the inherent [...]

October 4, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria, others to benefit from €2.6b European Union funds for growth

Nigeria is among some African countries to benefit from the €2.6 billion European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD). The EFSD will contain two ‘blending’ facilities/ platforms, which will provide grants to improve the conditions under which public institutions and the [...]

October 4, 2018 Economy

EFCC recovers N1.5b, $678.4m in Port Harcourt zone

The EFCC has said it recovered N1.5 billion, $678,354.80 and 5,254 Euro from fraud and corruption cases in the last nine months. The South South Zonal Director, Mr. Nnaghe Obono, announced this while briefing journalists yesterday.He said the monies recovered [...]

October 4, 2018 Military

Nigerians decry digital services of banks

Nigerians decry digital services of banks: A Five-month survey on banks in Nigeria has revealed customers’ dissatisfaction with some of the digital services rendered by them.Conducted by Agusto&Co and unveiled to journalists in Lagos yesterday, the study indicated that platforms [...]

October 4, 2018 Business

TEARS!!! Governor Ambode Disgraced Out Of Lagos State Government House, As Adams Oshiomhole Endorses The Final Results

Governor Ambode Disgraced Out Of Lagos State Government House, As Adams Oshiomhole Endorses The Final Results The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has endorsed the results of the Lagos State Governorship primary, with Babajide [...]

October 4, 2018 General