Mama Taraba: A vote of no confidence on President Buhari

Obinna Ezugwu At Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting, Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan, alias Mama Taraba was the cynosure of eyes. It was only a week prior that she rattled not only President Muhammadu Buhari, but the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) when she spoke these words: “Your More...

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By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Military don’t have power to control social media —Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh is the former Minister of Information between 1986 and 1990 under the military administration of Gen. Ibrahim Babaginda and was instrumental to the establishment of the Advertising Practitioners More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Maritime experts petition President Buhari over arms import

By Funso Olojo A maritime expert, Lucky Amiwero, has decried the destination inspection regime of cargo inspection as the cause of the proliferation of arms imports into the country. It would be recalled that the More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Stakeholders pressure for interest rate reduction as MPC meets

FELIX OLOYEDE Manufacturers, haunted by falling operating margins, have made strident calls for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to immediately reduce local interest rates. The plaintive appeal is coming on the More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Cloud over Oando AGM; Auditors query accounts

By Okey Onyenweaku   Controversy has continued to trail Oando Nigeria’s 40th Annual General Meeting which was held last week at the Ibom Hall in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. While the company’s resolutions which More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Anambra 2017: The godfathers confront power of incumbency

Obinna Ezugwu   Last week at a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders meeting in Awka, the Anambra State capital, the immediate past governor of the state, Mr. Peter Obi vowed to aggressively prosecute More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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How Nigeria is shared: Buhari vs Jonathan

OBINNA EZUGWU   Few days ago, Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari appointed 15 individuals into managerial positions in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), ten of them from the North- More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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Rising NPL: Banks cut loans, opt for fixed income in H1 2017

FELIX OLOYEDE Nigerian economy which has struggled to exit recession may be sitting on a keg of gun power as banks cut down credits to the private sector in the bid to push down soaring non-performing loans (NPLs). Review More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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Economy searches for growth…as recovery remains fragile

FELIX OLOYEDE Edging out of recession in the second quarter of 2017 has left economic analysts deeply divided over the significance of the 0.55 per cent rise in the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), which More...