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PMB: Do something about cost of governance

January 10, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Nigeria is a country blessed with natural and human resources, a population of about 180 million and the largest economy in Africa. Nigeria produces about 2.2 barrel of crude oil daily and also produces thousands of graduates with qualitative and sound education every year. But unfortunately enough, we lack leaders that can harness all these natural gifts freely given to Read More

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Rivers APC seeking relevance through insults – Wike

January 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

From Iyalla Adaye, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that the Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders seek relevance and recognition from the federal government by raining insults on him and generating cheap lies against his government. Speaking on Saturday when he received hundreds of APC decampees from Opobo-Nkoro Local Government Area Read More

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Budget 2018: Ugwuanyi presents N98.563bn estimate

December 29, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Raphael Ede Enugu Enugu state Governor, Mr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi yesterday presented before the State House of Assembly, a budget estimate of N98, 563, 500. 000 for 2018 fiscal year. The budget estimate is 6.7 percent less than 2017 estimate of N 105, 19, 471, 000. Break down of the budget tagged, “Budget of Sustainable Economic Growth”,shows that the capital Read More

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Foundation donates drugs to Kano hospital

December 29, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Bashir Mohammed Kano A Kano based charity organisation, Maajin Watari Foundation, has donated drugs worth thousands of naira to Kano hospitals towards boosting the healthcare programmes of the state government under the leadership of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. Speaking on the donation in a cremony, Ganduje said his administration placed high premium on the provision of the much needed Read More

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Still on ECOWAS single currency controversy

December 15, 2017 Editorial IV 0

A single currency for the ECOWAS sub-region is the ultimate objective of the member states. It is however the most difficult part of the integration process because of the various national currencies, some of which are not under the control of their respective governments, and others are weak, prone to inflation, low gross national production and minimal natural resources to Read More

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Party chairman urges Nigerians to reject APC, PDP

December 12, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Sadiq Abubakar Maiduguri The National Chairman of the National Democratic Liberty Party (NDLP), Alhaji Muhammadu Umaru Maizabura, has called on Nigerians to dump elite oriented parties and join his party for good leadership and governance. The chairman said elite parties only have competence in looting of the nation’s resources, adding that their performances since the inception of democracy in Read More

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Money laundering: Court okays arraignment of ex-AGF Otunla, others

December 10, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Stories by Vivian Okejeme The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), will on 22 January, 2018, arraign former Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Jonah Otunla and eight companies on a five-count money laundering charge brought against him before the Federal High Court, Abuja. The prosecution agency will be arraigning Otunla alongside eight companies- Gold Reef Industries Limited, Lambster Nigeria Limited, Read More

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NAF War College graduates students

December 10, 2017 Editorial IV 0

The Nigerian Air Force Air War College (NAFAWC) has graduated it’s second set of participants of its Air War Course 2/2017, at the NAF Base, Makurdi. Nineteen senior military officers, consisting of 16 from the NAF, one from the Nigerian Army (NA) and two from the Nigerian Navy (NN) participated in the course. The Course, which was inaugurated on 16 Read More

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Residents to pay for infrastructure – Minister

November 29, 2017 Editorial IV 0

FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, has said that residents of the territory may have to pay for infrastructure as government could no longer continue to fund it. Bello said this while on an inspection tour of ongoing road projects by the FCT, being executed by Gilmort Engineering Ltd. yesterday. He said tremendous amounts are needed for the provision of infrastructure in Read More

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Buhari assures on protection of women, girls’ rights

November 24, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Ene Osang Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of the protection of the rights of Nigerian women and girls, assuring that there would be adequate female representation in governance. Buhari gave the assurance in Abuja while addressing the 2017 Women and Girls Summit, organised by the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) on the theme: “Power of the Adolescent Read More

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Buhari commends Benin Kingdom for stabilising Nigeria

November 24, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, expressed delight with the stabilising roles that the Eweka Dynasty of Benin Kingdom has been playing in the affairs of the country. Speaking while receiving the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, at the State House, the President said Nigerians have reasons to be Read More