Sunday, August 18, 2019
By Michael Effiong While Nigerians are still astounded by the $9billion judgement debt that the Federal Government has been ordered to pay a UK firm over breach of contract, we have another issue that may cost us $2billion! Interestingly, the two cases...
United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has said that in less than two months, Nigeria would emerge the capital city of open defecation in the world with over 47 million still practising open defecation in the country. This was made known...
The British Government has said Nigerians will gain from Brexit as it was an opportunity of opening its relationship with the rest of the world. The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ms Gill Atkinson gave the advice when she...
The Presidency has reacted to a list making the rounds of ‘Ministers-Designate and assigned portfolio’ by President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari had last Tuesday sent a list of potential ministers to the Senate for screening. The lawmakers postponed their annual vacation to...
The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government of “doing all kinds of things that can divide the country”. Afenifere said this in response to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s call on those seeking the dissolution...
The United Nations, international and local NGOs and representatives of the Nigerian government Thursday morning at the UN House in Abuja met to mark the tenth year of the Boko Haram crisis in north-east Nigeria. In attendance were Governor of...
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday advised motorists and other petroleum product consumers to disregard the trending rumour of a planned hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol. It explained that the statement...
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State, yesterday, berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, over the raid on his Abuja residence by the police. He described the democracy being practised under the President Muhammadu Buhari government as embarrassing and insulting without...
The Nigerian Senate has issued a warning to President Muhammadu Buhari over the delay in the submission of ministerial list. The Red Chamber said the President’s action will not disrupt its planned annual vacation billed to kick off by end...
Worried by the incessant cases of child rape across the country, Nigeria’s Senate on Tuesday moved to frame laws that would make perpetrators face capital punishment. Moving the motion on Order 42 and 52 of Senate rules, Senator Rose Oko...

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