Air Peace to recall sacked pilots

August 11, 2020 Adeola Tukuru 0

Pilots recently sacked by the management of Air Peace would soon be recalled to their jobs as the federal government through the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, airlines management and the leadership of the National Association of Airline Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) resolved it in a meeting held in his office on Tuesday in Abuja.  In the verbal agreement Read More

Balotelli offered £43k-a-week deal to join Besiktas

August 10, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Italian striker Mario Balotelli has been offered a £43,000-a-week transfer to Turkish club Besiktas, according to reports.Balotelli has been frozen out by current club Brescia and he has been given the chance to end his Serie A hell by Besiktas.The 29-year-old still got two years left to run on his deal with his hometown side.But in early June, he was effectively Read More

Why the controversy on Nigeria’s foreign loans?

August 7, 2020 Musa Ilallah 0

Nigeria’s external debts, including short term debts, have remained low until the middle of the 1970s with $1.5bn in 1970, more than half of which was short term; and $2.5bn in 1975, of which $1.35bn represented short term debts. Nigeria’s debt situation began to get out of control in 1977 when an outstanding growth rate in the country’s debt became Read More

LEKOIL signs definitive pact for Otakikpo marginal field devt

July 15, 2020 Benjamin Umuteme 0

LEKOIL has announced that the Otakikpo Joint Venture which is made up of Green Energy International Limited,, the Operator of the Otakikpo Marginal Field, and the Technical Partner, LEKOIL Oil and Gas Investments Limited have executed definitive agreements for the next phase of the Otakikpo marginal field development. The Company has a 90 per cent. economic interest in the field.  Read More

Sane close to completing Bayern move – Guardiola

July 1, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Manchester City winger Leroy Sane has decided to move on from the club and is likely to begin his next chapter with German champions Bayern Munich, manager Pep Guardiola said on Wednesday. British and German media reported on Tuesday that Bayern had reached an agreement with City to sign Sane in a deal worth €45 million plus add-ons, with the Read More

Inter, Chelsea agree to extend Moses loan deal

June 29, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Victor Moses will remain with Inter Milan until the end of the season after the Serie A giants and Chelsea reached agreements regarding a two-month loan extension. Moses joined Inter on a six-month loan deal in January. The Nerazzurri have been in talks with Chelsea and Manchester United in order to extend the loan deals of Moses and Chilean Alexis Read More

ABU partners EFCC, strengthens anti-corruption studies

June 25, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna state has partnered with Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on the introduction of five programmes in anti-corruption studies leading to the award of certificate, advanced certificate and postgraduate diploma. The Vice Chancellor ABU, Prof. Kabir Bala, who disclosed this in Zaria on Thursday, said that the programmes will cover investigation, cyber security and forensic Read More

IBBUL, others sign agreement on research

June 11, 2020 Abdulsalam Mahnud 0

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL), Hanyang Agricultural Industry  Limited (HAIL), Abuja, and University of Georgia, Athens, United States, have reached an agreement for research programmes for an initial five years. The agreement covers student and staff exchanges, studying abroad,  research programmes, seminars and workshops, as well as service programmes. Welcoming the team from Hanyang Agricultural Industry Limited to the university, the Read More

Ighalo close on fresh Man Utd ‘deal’

June 1, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Manchester United are close to agreeing a loan extension for striker Odion Ighalo. United remain in talks with Ighalo’s parent club Shanghai Shenhua, and it is hoped a deal can be agreed before the striker’s current loan deal expires on Sunday. The proposed loan extension will run until the end of January, when Ighalo will return to Shanghai. If agreed, Read More

The task ahead of CoS Gambari

May 14, 2020 Andrew Tyowase Oota 0

  Created in Nigeria in 1999 by the Chief Olusegun Obasanjo Presidency, it was first occupied by former military administrator of Benue/Plateau state and one time National Security Adviser, Major General Abdullahi Muhammed. Not much importance was attached to this office;  it was merely to head the domestic staff of the president and  take charge of his meetings and appointments.This Read More