2019: APGA says no to Buhari’s re-election bid

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Wednesday said it was not supporting the 2019 reelection bid of President Muhammadu Buhari. The National Chairman of APGA, Chief Victory Oye, stated this at a press conference in Amawbia near Awka, the state capital. Oye’s reaction came following the relationship between the state governor, Willie Obiano More...

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By Olaolu Ayoola On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Buhari appoints new Justice of Supreme Court

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday appointed Justice Musa Abaji as a new Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria (SCN). He made this announcement via a letter he sent to the Senate on Tuesday. But Buhari’s More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Inflation drops to 11.26% after two months of consecutive rise

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday released the Consumer Price Index Report which measures inflation with inflation rate dropping from 11.28 per cent in September to 11.26 per cent in October. More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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El-Rufai: New emperor of divisive politics

By OBINNA EZUGWU Judging by his accomplishments in professional life and in public service, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna State governor comes around as a cerebral individual, a technocrat and indeed an astute politician. More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Buhari, state governors in crucial meeting over minimum wage

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with state governors and other members of a committee set up to arrive at a common figure for the new minimum wage for the country. Members of the committee More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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IBM earmarks N9bn for youth empowerment in Nigeria, others

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is to spend 25 million dollars (about N9 billion) in Nigeria and some other African countries for youth empowerment in the next few years. Director, IBM Venture More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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France, U.S move to crash oil price

France President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed that he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to put pressure on oil producers to bring down prices. Oil prices have risen 45 per cent since Macron took office in More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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8 Nigerians make 2019 ‘Forbes 30 under 30 list’

Eight Nigerians have been listed, among other global influencers, in the 2019 ‘Forbes 30 under 30 list.’ Forbes 30 under 30 is a set of lists issued annually by Forbes magazine and some of its regional editions More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Illegal $8.1bn transfer: MTN closes in on $800m Nigeria settlement

MTN Group Ltd. is close to reaching an $800 million settlement with Nigerian authorities over a claim it illegally transferred $8.1 billion funds out of the country, according to a source familiar with the situation. A More...