Rohr seeks stability in Eagles defence

June 12, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Super Eagles handler, Gernot Rohr has said he hopes to get more stability in the team’s defence as he aims to win his first trophy as coach of Nigeria. Rohr extended his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) till 2022 and now demands for improvements in the team. “I want stability with the goalkeepers and in central defence,” he Read More

Buhari salutes Governor Aminu Bello Masari at 70

May 28, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state on his 70th birthday, May 29, 2020.The president joined the State Executive Council, members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and citizens in celebrating the milestone.He said Governor Masari, who served the country for many years as a legislator and rising to be Speaker of the House of Representatives Read More

CSO seeks reinstatement of sacked perm. secs in Kwara

May 26, 2020 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

  The Kwara Accountability and Stability Forum (KASF) has called for the immediate reinstatement of some permanent secretaries recently removed by Kwara state government. The group argued that the affected permanent secretaries still have a  number of years before their retirement age. In a statement by its coordinator, Kunle Usman, the group described as “reckless and unlawful the disengagement of Read More

‘Maritime sector can retain, create jobs despite pandemic’

May 21, 2020 Editorial IV 0

President, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Tony Iju Nwabunike, has said that the nation’s maritime sector can retain existing employments and create new ones even in the face of the coronavirus pandemic if its potentials are well harnessed. Nwabunike, who spoke in Lagos on Wednesday, noted that although the maritime industry is not completely cut off from effects Read More

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Zulum receives report on regional stabilisation

March 12, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Borno state governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum Monday received a report on the Regional Stabilization Facility Project (RSFP) at the Government House, Maiduguri.  The RSFP is a financing facility developed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU), to facilitate the implementation of the Regional Stabilization Strategy (RSS) of Read More

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We’ll ensure Liberia’s stability, Buhari tells special envoy

December 5, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja said the stability of Liberia is a key part of his vision for peace, stability and prosperity in the West African sub-region.Speaking while receiving Ms Mawine Diggs, Special Envoy of President George Weah and Liberia’s Acting Foreign Affairs Minister in the State House, the president said: “I will continue to do everything possible to Read More

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Buhari salutes Jonathan at 62

November 20, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday feliciated with former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 62th birthday. The president joined the nation in praying for longer life, good health and more strength for the former president to keep serving the nation.He also rejoiced with the family, friends and political associates of the former president, lauding him for good counsels to leaders within and Read More

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PDP consoles Clark over brother’s death

October 24, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) consoled elder statesman Chief Edwin Clark, over the death of his younger brother, Maj-Gen. Henry Clark (rtd). The party in a statement issued by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Wednesday described Maj-Gen Clark’s death as shocking, heart-rending and a huge national loss. Continuing, the statement read “Maj-Gen. Clark was an exceptional military officer and outstanding patriot who Read More

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Bayelsa: Youth from Lyon’s LGA declare support for Diri

October 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Youth leaders from Southern Ijaw, the local government area of APC governorship candidate in Bayelsa state, Chief David Lyon, have declared support for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri, and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewrujakpor, ahead of the November 16 election in the state. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Read More

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Buhari shocked by Katsina killings, vows to secure the state

May 23, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has received reports of killings in Katsina state on Tuesday with shock, assuring citizens that the government would restore peace and stability in the polity. The president directed Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu and the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, to constitute an assessment team to intervene immediately in the state, Read More

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Nigeria’s gas reserves at 187trn, 7th globally – FG

May 17, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment Hajia Aisha Abubakar says with a gas reserve of 187 trillion cubic feet Nigeria is rated the 7th globally. The minister said this at the validation of the draft document on National Industrial Fertilizer production policy on Thursday in Abuja. The minister said the stability of the county to develop its gas Read More

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Oshiomhole undermining party unity, stability – APC youth wing

April 25, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) North-east Zonal Youth Wing Abuja chapter has accused the party national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, of progressively undermining the unity and stability of the party. The group alleged that Oshiomhole’s approach to the emergence of the leadership of the 9th Assembly was a clear invitation to anarchy, adding that this must be halted if the party to Read More

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CBN reforms trigger fears of African banks stability S&P

March 4, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The recent intervention by the Central Bank of Nigeria in five ”troubled” banks, which led to the sack of their chief executive officers and revealed significant liquidity crisis, has triggered fears about the stability of African banks, according to a credit rating agency, Standard and Poor‘s. French news agency, AFP, on Thursday, quoted S&P as saying that sub-Saharan Africa faced Read More

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Buhari congratulates President Mackey Sall of Senegal on election victory

February 28, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Macky Sall of Senegal on his re-election for a second term. The president commended the people of Senegal on the successful and peaceful conduct of the presidential election, saying the scenario of successful elections in West African countries is a sign of hope that democracy has come to stay in the sub-region. While wishing Read More

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Election: Buhari, Clinton speak after cancelled Nigeria trip

February 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has appreciated former president of the United States of America Mr Bill Clinton for his continuous support for Nigeria and the growth of its democracy. The president, who took a telephone call from President Clinton Wednesday night, described Clinton as a friend of the country, while commending his constant support for the peace, stability and progress of Nigeria Read More

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CBN decries rising naira abuse

July 30, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Central Bank of Nigeria has decried the growing abuse of the naira through squeezing, selling, spraying and marching on foot while dancing at public functions as well as hoarding by some citizens. The CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, warned that henceforth culprits caught in any of the acts would be liable to sixmonth imprisonment or a fine of N50,000 Read More

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Dogara dedicates New Telegraph award to colleagues

November 27, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Joshua Egbodo Abuja Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has dedicated his conferment of “Leadership In Public Service” by the New Telegraph Newspapers, to the other 359 members of House, describing it as a stimulant to work to achieve more. According to the media organisation, Dogara was recognised for his outstanding contributions to the stability of Read More

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AVM Mukhtar: North has lost another statesman – Shettima

October 3, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Borno state Governor and Chairman of Northern States Governors’ Forum, Kashim Shettima, has expressed shock over the demise of Air Vice Marshall, Mukhtar Muhammad (retd), a foremost member of the Arewa Consultative Forum and founder of Freedom Radio broadcasting station. Shettima said: “Th is is shocking. Coming few months after the death of Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule, the demise of Read More