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Monthly Archives: December 2017

PDP seeking power to resume stealing –Fayemi

A former governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the Peoples Democratic Party is only seeking to return to power in 2019...

Mimiko’s arrested commissioner accuses Akeredolu of witch-hunt

A former Ondo State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in the immediate past administration, Mr. Femi Adekanmbi, was arrested by the men of the...

Ex-footballer, George Weah, emerges Liberia President-elect

Provisional election results released on Thursday by the National Election Commission indicated that ex-football superstar, George Weah, emerged winner of Liberia presidential run-off, beating...

Aregbesola, Shettima, Abubakar, Ugwuanyi present 2018 budgets

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima has presented a budget of N170.3 billion to the State House of Assembly for 2018 fiscal year. The appropriation bill,...

Assembly moves to boost Lagos revenue base

As part of efforts to improve revenue base, the Lagos State House of Assembly has mooted a review of the current land use charges. The...

Restructuring needed to move Nigeria forward, says Gani Adams

The Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yourbaland-designate, Gani Adams, has canvassed restructuring as solution to the country’s challenges He spoke yesterday in Akure, when he paid...

Power sector loses N540b to gas, water, transmission

Nigeria’s electricity sector lost more than N540 billion to series of constraints that beset its operations in 2017, which made it difficult for the...

Group seeks enforcement of tobacco law

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has written to the Federal Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, asking for the inclusion of provisions of the...

Stranded Med-View passengers protest at Lagos, London airports

Scores of Med-View Airlines’ passengers yesterday staged a protest at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, over alleged rescheduling or cancellation...

Senate summons Kachikwu, Baru, others over fuel crisis

The Senate yesterday summoned the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti...