Osinbajo seeks N136bn virement for power, agric, defence, others

Meets APC govs over convention By Umar Muhammad Puma and Lawrence Olaoye Abuja Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo yesterday wrote a letter to the Speaker requested for the virement of a total of N135,643,018,749 More...

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You have no power to ban ASUU, NLC tells Kogi governor

The Kogi state governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello Gov. Bello has no power to proscribe the union and such power does not reside with him More...

The Many Faces of resturcturing

The word ‘restructure’ means so many things to so many people. In Nigeria socio-political milieu, its connotation ranges from devolution More...

FG flags off $495m World Bank assisted irrigation scheme

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo By Mohammed Usman The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has flagged off the world Bank assisted More...

Taraba killings: Group petitions Gov Ishaku, Speaker at ICC

By Paschal Njoku, Abuja A civil society organization, Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC), through its Attorney, Alexandra Thome, More...

UniAbuja plans to introduce new courses

By Usman Shuaibu The Vice-chancellor of the University of Abuja, Prof. Michael Adikwu, has said that plans are underway to introduce More...

PDP: Dickson Reconciliation C’ttee holds valedictory session

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson … As Makarfi praises the Governor for service to the party By Ali Alkali Following More...

Jaiz bank capital base hits N15bn-MD

JAIZ foundation From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi Jaiz bank Nigeria PLC is said to be witnessing a steady growth with capital base hitting More...

Did the Putin-Trump ceasefire kill the Astana talks?

By Alexey Khlebnikov On July 9, the new ceasefire brokered by the US and Russia kicked off in southwest Syria. The agreement was signed More...

Osinbajo seeks N136bn virement for power, agric, defence, others

Meets APC govs over convention By Umar Muhammad Puma and Lawrence Olaoye Abuja Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo yesterday wrote a letter to the Speaker requested for the More...

Senate moves to cut Magu’s powers

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu By Christiana Ekpa The rift between Senate and chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes More...

FG sets tough terms for ecological fund payment

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai By Lawrence Olaoye The Federal Government has approved new stringent criteria for the disbursement of the Ecological Fund to beneficiary More...

Senate confirms 8 of Buhari’s 12 REC nominees

*Rejects Niger, suspends Lagos, Kebbi, Zamfara By Christiana Ekpa and Ikechukwu Okaforadi Senate yesterday confirmed eight out of the twelve nominees from President Mohammadu Buhari More...

Niger Assembly rejects Gov’s request for more SAs

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna The Niger State House of Assembly has yesterday rejected Governor Abubakar Sani Bello’s request for slots to appoint three additional special advisers. The More...

Fall of Mosul and ISIL’s fate

Three years after Abubakar al-Baghadadi stood at the pulpit of the 800 year-old al-Nuri Mosque to proclaim the founding of More...

Restructuring: Let’s keep debate healthy

Support for the ongoing debate on whether or not to ‘restructure’ Nigeria came from the Presidency itself last More...

Daily Gas Supply to Power Plants increases by 64%-NNPC

By Etuka Sunday The average national daily gas supply to the nation’s power plants has risen...

PTDF to interview shortlisted candidates for 2017/2018 Ph.D programs

By Musa Adamu The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has released dates for the interviews of...

Capacity Charge Invoice: ANED urges FG to investigate Gencos, MBET

By Etuka Sunday The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) yesterday urged the Federal Government to...

Alleged harassment: Tricycle operators beg AMAC Chair to intervene

By Stanley Onyekwere The Abuja Tricycle Riders Association (ATRA) has called on Abuja Municipal Area Council, More...

Hope resonates for youths, women as Abuja MSME’s clinic begins

Stories by Stanley Onyekwere The much anticipated nationwide Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Clinic commenced yesterday, in the Federal Capital..

Contractors tasked on speedy completion of road projects

Contractors handling various projects in the Federal Capital City have been tasked to double their efforts toward the completion of their..

Did the Putin-Trump ceasefire kill the Astana talks?

By Alexey Khlebnikov On July 9, the new ceasefire brokered by the US and Russia kicked off in southwest Syria. More...

Middle Eastern supporters of Turkey’s failed coup

By Ismail Numan Telci The July 15 coup attempt in Turkey sent shockwaves throughout the world, including Arab countries. Many Arabs,..

In their own voices: The Latest Afghan Diaspora

By Ahmad Fawad LamiBy Ahmad Fawad Lami One is a sixth-grader who braved walks through Balkan forests to join his brother..

1 in 10 Babies Received No Vaccinations in 2016

Nearly one in 10 infants worldwide, or 12.9 million, received no vaccinations in 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday...

Anti-grazing bill: Okar coup agenda in a roundabout way (II)

FRIDAY Column BY Engr. Abubakar  A. Fari mofari@hotmail.com The Okar coup round about agenda is for real. There are paradoxes and..

What successful people don’t do at the end of workday

The last 10 minutes of your workday are equally as important as the first 10. “Whatever you do right before leaving..