2023: Atiku, Tambuwal, Saraki, others in race for PDP’s presidential ticket

By Dirisu Yakubu As the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, finally resolved its internal squabbles ahead of the October 31 national elective convention, no fewer than five persons have reached advanced state of consultations to vie for the Presidential ticket of the party in the 2023 election. The party at the end of its 92nd National […]

Attack on NDA: No where is safe any more in Nigeria, bandits are in total control — Retd AVM Ararile

By Kingsley Omonobi, Dapo Akinrefon, Evelyn Usman & Ibrahim Hassan …Fury as bandits attack NDA, Kill 2 officers …Kidnap one officer, injure another ….NDA vows bandits’ll be apprehended ….I suspect insider collaboration — CDS …NDA invasion worrisome — Col Agbede …This should be turning point in fight against banditry — Brig Gen Usman Shock, dis […]

Obasanjo Decries Nigeria’s Rising Debts, Low FDI

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed worry over the way states and the Federal Government are accumulating debts as well as over the low foreign direct investment into the country. Obasanjo spoke in Abeokuta, Ogun State, when he hosted some members of the National Working Committee of the People’s Democratic Party, led by its Chairman, […]

Nigerian governors sue Buhari, FG over N2.28T loot

Nigerian governors sue Buhari, FG over N2.28T loot Nigeria’s 36 governors have taken the Federal Government to the Supreme Court over the status of an estimated N2.28 trillion recovered loot.The governors sued under the umbrella of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum. They are asking the apex court to, among others, compel the Federal Government to account […]

2023: Without Buhari on ballot, we may not get all votes – OSINBAJO

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo By Johnbosco Agbakwuru —Charges APC youth to build grassroots base for party ABUJA–Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday told members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, not to assume that the bulk votes the party had in 2015 and 2019 would remain intact in 2023 as President Muhammadu Buhari whose personality attracted […]

40 years after, Nigeria going back to what it was in 1980 – Sanusi

Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi By Ibrahim Wuyo Former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi ll has said that Nigeria as a country has made no progress in the past 40 years. “In 1980, Nigeria’s GDP per capital on purchasing power parity basis was $2,180. In 2014, it appreciated by 50 per cent to $3,099. According […]

COVID-19 scare: Buhari, delegation to go on isolation after London trip

COVID-19 scare: Buhari, delegation to go on isolation after London trip Buhari and his delegation in London By Terhemba Daka, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his delegation to the United Kingdom are to go on isolation after spending about two weeks in London. This is coming after Ambassador Sarafa Tunji Isola, the UK High […]

Why I annulled June 12 election involving MKO Abiola – Babangida

Former Nigerian head of state, Ibrahim Babangida, has given reasons why he annulled the June 12, 1993 election, widely believed to have been won by Moshood Kashimawo Olawale, M.K.A, Abiola of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). Babaginda, who was the military ruler then, cited the possibility of a deadly coup and pressure from both the […]

No plan to convert dollar account holdings to naira, says CBN

Godwin Emefiele of CBN. Photo: NAIRAMETRICS By Geoff Iyatse ‘We will ensure full compliance with new rules’ The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured the public that it will monitor the deposit money banks (DMBs) to ensure they comply with set rules and meet the legitimate foreign exchange needs of Nigerians. This came as the […]

Concerns over IPOB’s threat to lock down Southeast over Nnamdi Kanu

[files] Nnamdi Kanu By Lawrence Njoku, Southeast Bureau Chief There are growing concerns that the economy of the southeast region may suffer serious decline should the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) make good its threat to lock down the zone beginning from August 9, should the Federal Government fail to release its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu […]

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