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 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 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...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Bribery allegations: ICPC to probe Oshiomhole

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other-Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday said it would probe the allegation of corruption leveled against the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Judge orders Abaribe to pay N100m over Kanu’s disappearance

…varies Kanu’s bail condition, threatens arrest of sureties The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the three persons who stood sureties for the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Governors convey emergency meeting over minimum wage

Nigerian governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have called for an emergency meeting where the issue of the minimum wage is expected to be discussed in Abuja tonight. According to a source, More...