Saturday, February 24, 2018

Monthly Archives: February 2018

Council of State okays $1 billion for agric, livestock, others

After a six-hour deliberation on the prevailing insecurity in the country, the economy and electoral matters, the Council of State meeting, presided over by...

Lagos lawmaker denies governorship ambition in 2019

The lawmaker representing Lagos East zone, Senator Gbenga Ashafa has denied nursing ambition to run for governorship election in 2019.The lawmaker’s reaction is coming...

Reps order stoppage of $1.8 billion turn-around maintenance of refineries

The House of Representatives yesterday ordered the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation ( NNPC) to stay action on the plan to expend $1.8 billion on...

Dangote pledges to make Nigeria self-sufficient in food production

Dangote Foods, comprising Dangote Flour Mills, Dangote Sugar Refinery and NASCON Allied Industries yesterday promised to make Nigeria self –sufficient in food production. It...

Niger State records 31 cases of meningitis, four deaths

The Niger State government has confirmed 31 cases and four deaths to Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) in the state. Laboratory tests conducted around the state...

Senate uncovers ‘unapproved’ $100m loan

The Senate committee on Public Account yesterday announced the uncovering of $100 million allegedly spent on four airport terminals.The former Minister of Finance and...

Stop lying to Nigerians over insecurity, PDP, Fayose tell FG

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, criticised the Federal Government for “misleading Nigerians” with information suggesting security operatives had rescued some of the schoolgirls...

Rise in crude oil prices boosts FAAC disbursement to N6.418 trillion

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), disbursed a total sum of N6.418trillion in 2017, representing an increase of 25.8 per cent, and 6.8 per...

Investors condemn CBN directive on dividend payment by banks

Shareholders in the nation’s capital market have condemned recent directive by the Central bank of Nigeria (CBN), to Deposit Money Banks (DMB), not to...

EFCC ‘investigates APC’s National Working Committee’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have begun beaming its searchlight on how the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress...