Fuel subsidy Impasse: Dangote Refinery to the Rescue

By AYOOLA OLAOLUWA Aliko Dangote, Chairman, Dangote Group Barely eight months to the February 16, 2019 election President Muhammadu Buhari and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are facing a big dilemma. The administration, it was learnt, is torn between increasing the fuel price and subsidising it to maintain the N145 per litre price, despite More...

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By Felix OLOYEDE On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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2019: Abia APC boss vows to make votes count

…the era of writing results outside polling booths is gone – Nwankpa  PETER OKORE, Umuahia John Oyegun, APC National Chairman The Abia state chapter chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief More...

By Obinna Ezugwu On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Editorial: June 12: Beyond the honours

President Muhammadu Buhari pleasantly shocked most Nigerians on June 1, when out of the blues, he announced the change in Democracy Day from May 29 to June 12, and awarded Chief M.K.O. Abiola, the acclaimed winner More...

By Obinna Ezugwu On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Experts fault AMCON’s ‘name and shame’ strategy

FELIX OLOYEDE Asset Management Company of Nigeria’s (AMCON) plan to name and shame Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) is predicted to come to naught as financial analysts contend that that similar actions embarked More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Atiku urges APC to concede defeat like Jonathan if it loses

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State to accept defeat in good faith if it loses the July 14 governorship election. Atiku and Fayose Atiku, who visited More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Nigeria to shut borders over rice smuggling

The Nigerian Government says it will shut the land border between it and a neigbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country. A Nigerian border post: FG planning to shut More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Saturday, June 16th, 2018
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Buhari to Nigerians: Let’s salvage the country together

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja called on all Nigerians to work towards salvaging the nation by subscribing to the collective vision for a greater Nigeria and contributing individually to realise the More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Saturday, June 16th, 2018
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APC Chairmanship: Oshiomhole brags of governors support

Former governor of Edo, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, said his national chairmanship of All Progressives Congress (APC) chances had been boosted by support of leaders of the party and governors. Oshiomhole stated this while More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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FEC approves N185bn for 14 roads nationwide

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved N185.2billion for the rehabilitation, repairs and reconstruction of 14 roads across the country. President More...