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Rivers APC flays Amaechi’s boycott of South-South leaders’ parley with presidential team

Tony John, Port Harcourt The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has expressed disappointment at the absence of Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, at the South-South stakeholders meeting with the Presidency held in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. The party said Amaechi received the presidential delegation led by the Chief of Staff to President, Ambassador […]

Eagles’ captain Ahmed Musa’s Facebook account hacked

Bolaji Okunola Super Eagles’ captain, Ahmed Musa’s facebook account has been compromised by suspected internet fraudsters who went ahead demanding their victims’ bank account details. Musa raised the alarm in a recent tweet to his sibling, Muhammad Zahairu Musa, who had contacted the former Leicester City striker after he suspected that his Facebook account had […]

Southern Kaduna now peaceful, Indigenes declare

Okwe Obi, Abuja The Southern Kaduna Peace Practitioners (SOKAPEP) have declared the Southern Kaduna peaceful following the deployment of troops that quelled killings in the area. SOKAPEP said the declaration became necessary following the alarm raised by the Spokesperson of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), Luka Binniyat, that the region still witnesses banditry and kidnapping. […]

Police arraign woman, 38, for alleged diversion of N1.4m funds in Benue

Police Command in Benue on Tuesday arraigned one Mrs Christiana Iortim, 38, before a Makurdi Upper Area Court for alleged criminal breach of trust. The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Veronica Shaagee told the court that the case was transferred from Area Command to Criminal Investigation Department Makurdi through a letter No. AR3100/BNS/ACM/VOL.10/14. Shaagee said that the […]

APC must honour zoning agreement for 2023 election, says Fashola

Nigeria’s Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has told the All Progressives Congress to respect the zoning agreement at the formation of the party for the 2023 elections. Fashola’s statement is coming amidst reports that some APC members are plotting to thwart the arrangement for power shift between North and South, intending to […]

Kidnappers on the prowl in Edo: Five hotspots to avoid

By Jethro Ibileke Edo State, ‘The Heartbeat’ of the nation is truly living up to its name. Many hearts are beating whenever they step their feet on the soil of the state. Many have heart rendering stories to tell, many hearts have been broken and shattered while many others are refusing to travel home for […]

DJ Switch replies Lai Mohammed

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku Nigerian disc jockey, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, popularly known as DJ Switch has replied Nigeria’s minister of information, Lai Mohammed, stating that he is misinformed. The DJ who has come under attack from the federal government, took a swipe at the minister via her Twitter page. Previously, Lai Mohammed has threatened to reveal […]

WTO boss: Coast clear for Okonjo-Iweala as South Korea withdraws candidate – Report

South Korea has decided to withdraw its candidate from the World Trade Organisation, WTO, director-general race, according to Washington Trade Daily. Yoo Myung-hee is South Korea’s Trade Minister and its candidate for the top job at the WTO following the resignation of Roberto Azevedo. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s candidate in the WTO race, had secured the […]

Naira weakens badly

As MPC retains policy rate, other parameters • Food inflation to moderate as harvest starts, says Emefiele • We must avoid blind speculation, Adedipe warns Nigeria is grappling with additional challenges, including a faster rate of inflation, as the gap between official and parallel segment of the foreign exchange (FX) market continues to widen. As […]

Okonjo-Iweala’s chances for WTO DG brighten as rival withdraws

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s chances of securing the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) brightened yesterday as South Korea withdrew its candidate, Yoo Myung-hee, from the race. Washington Trade Daily quoted sources as saying that South Korea had notified the United States (U.S.) government of its decision and would make the […]

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