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Daily Archives: July 19, 2019

Saraki Considering Turning Down Invitation To Aso Rock

Senate President Bukola Saraki is said to be considering turning down an invitation to break fast with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Tuesday. During Ramadan, the presidency invites dignitaries to break fast with Buhari. On [...]

May 15, 2019 Government and politics
Five Senators-elect Jostle For Deputy Senate President

Five Senators-elect Jostle For Deputy Senate President (names)

Five out of the 64 senators-elect of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have signified their intention to run for the position of Deputy Senate President (DSP) of the ninth National Assembly ahead of its inauguration in June. This is [...]

May 15, 2019 Government and politics
CPI

CPI: Inflation Increases By 11.37% In April 2019; 0.12% Higher Than March 2019 Rate

The consumer price index, (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 11.37 per cent (year-on-year) in April 2019. This is 0.12 per cent points higher than the rate recorded in March 2019 (11.25) per cent. Increases were recorded in all COICOP [...]

May 15, 2019 Economy
John Cardinal Onaiyekan

Security will improve when Buhari or his family member is kidnapped, says Onaiyekan

John Cardinal Onaiyekan, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, has lambasted president Muhammadu Buhari over the rate of insecurity in the country.  He said that the government may continue to be indifferent to the security situation in the country until Buhari [...]

May 15, 2019 Government and politics
APC Favours Fresh Faces In Buhari’s New Cabinet

APC Favours Fresh Faces In Buhari’s New Cabinet

Buhari’s New Cabinet: As pressure mounts on President Muhammadu Buhari to retain some of the current ministers in the incoming cabinet, it appears the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) favours a clean sweep of the stable to pave way for [...]

May 15, 2019 Government and politics
cooking gas

Nigerians Paid Less For Cooking Gas In April 2019

The price of cooking gas in Nigeria decreased by -0.87% month-on-month and decreased by -0.57% year-on-year, a National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, report has shown. The report titled, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, (Cooking Gas) price watch, was published on Tuesday [...]

May 15, 2019 Oil & Gas
Kano Emirate

Kano Emirate: Low Activities In Sanusi’s Palace

Kano Emirate: Activities in the once booming Palace of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi 11 have reduced to the lowest ebb following the creation of four additional Emirates of Bichi, Rano, Karaye and Gaya by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. The [...]

May 15, 2019 Government and politics
Gossy Water

Gossy Water Returns As Fayemi Commissions Production Plant (photos)

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, commissioned Gossy Water Production plant, signalling the commencement of full-scale production of the popular table water brand, a year after the parent company was liquidated. The entire Ikogosi was turned into a [...]

May 15, 2019 Government and politics

Gona is offering to bring cashless payments and efficiency into public transportation in Nigeria

Beyond enabling seamless cashless payments in the Nigerian public transportation system, Gona wants to bring overall efficiency into the system. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Overthrow Buhari

We Are Not Planning To Overthrow Buhari – Military

Overthrow Buhari: The defence headquarters has debunked reports that the armed forces of Nigeria are planning to overthrow the democratically elected government led by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement issued by Muhammed Wabi, deputy director of defence information, the [...]

May 15, 2019 Military
Buhari

Stop Using Me For Comedy, Buhari Warns Nigerians

While speaking with THEWATCH NEWS. president Buhari also said that other countries have their challenges and yet their citizens don’t publicly talk rash at their leaders. My government is trying all it takes to tackle insecurity which I see as [...]

May 15, 2019 Government and politics