• Recession: Saraki, Aregbesola, Sanusi list conditions for recovery

    Recession: Saraki, Aregbesola, Sanusi list conditions for recovery

    Policymakers and Nigerians at large have been advised to focus on the real economic issues that have pushed Nigeria’s economy into crisis, with a view to exiting the current economic crisis.

    The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, the Osun State governor, Rauf Aregbesola and Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, who gave the advice, also listed conditions necessary to exit recession and avoid future chaos.

    They spoke in Lagos at the weekend during The Point Newspaper’s public presentation and first […]

  • See the List of the Conditions for Intending Wedding Couples in RCCG (Photos)

    See the List of the Conditions for Intending Wedding Couples in RCCG (Photos)

    An official document which is a mandatory guideline for couples who want to get married in Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) House of David, has been obtained.

    A list which is reportedly a mandatory guideline for couples who want to get married in Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) House of David, has emerged online and has already gone viral.

    Some of the guidelines include;

    1. At least 4 weeks to the wedding date, the Bride’s wedding dress, the chief Bridesmaid Dress […]

  • Boko Haram gives conditions to release 83 more Chibok girls

    Boko Haram gives conditions to release 83 more Chibok girls

    As negotiations for the expected next phase of the release of 83 Chibok girls begins this week, there were indications, last night, that the leadership of the Boko Haram sect might table two major conditions to be met by the Federal Government to seal the deal.

    A source close to the negotiations said unlike the 21 girls, who were freed by the sect, last Thursday, to test government’s level of commitment and sincerity, the release of the remaining girls may be […]

  • Niger Delta militants give Buhari conditions to accept amnesty

    Niger Delta militants give Buhari conditions to accept amnesty

    A group of Niger Delta militants operating in Rivers State has made a 10-point demand that must be met before they will accept the amnesty offered by Wike.

    The group, which identified itself as Egi Freedom Fighters, warned that it would reject the state amnesty programme, unless all the conditions were met.

    The militants, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, and signed by their spokesperson, Jennifer Black, requested the rebuilding of houses destroyed during a military raid of Egiland.

    However, […]

  • NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy weather conditions for Sunday

    NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy weather conditions for Sunday

    According to reports, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Sunday.

    The NiMet’s Weather Outlook issued by its Central Forecast Office on Saturday in Abuja said that cloudy morning was expected over Abuja, Kaduna and Lafia axis.

    It added that localised thunderstorms would prevail over the high grounds of Abuja, Jalingo, Ibi, Lafia, Bauchi and Jos in the afternoon and evening hours and maximum temperatures of 27 to 34 degree Celsius.

    The Agency […]

  • NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy, sunny weather conditions for Monday

    NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy, sunny weather conditions for Monday

    According to reports, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Monday.

    The NiMet’s Weather Outlook issued by its Central Forecast Office on Sunday in Abuja predicted localised thunderstorms over Abuja, Lafia, Minna, Bida, Bauchi, Gombe, Ibi, Jalingo, Yola and Mambila axis.

    It said there would be chances of localised thunderstorms over the region in the afternoon and evening hours, with maximum temperatures of 25 to 32 degrees Celsius.

    The agency predicted that the […]

  • NiMet predicts cloudy weather conditions for Friday

    NiMet predicts cloudy weather conditions for Friday

    According to reports, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states with chances of early morning isolated thunderstorms over Abuja, Jos, Jalingo, Mambilla, Markurdi and its environs on Friday.

    The predictions are contained in the Weather Outlook issued by NiMet’s Central Forecast Office on Thursday in Abuja.

    It said that localised thunderstorms were likely over Minna, Bida and Ilorin axis in the afternoon and evening hours with maximum temperatures of 26 to 31 degrees Celsius.

    The agency predicted […]

  • Rep. Jibrin gives conditions to appear before ethics committee

    Rep. Jibrin gives conditions to appear before ethics committee

    It was gathered that the former chairman of the appropriation Committee in the House of Representative, Abdulmumin Jibrin, is giving a condition that must be met for him to appear before the Ethics Committee to defend allegations of budget padding he made against principal officers of the House.

    After the House referred Honourable Jibrin to the committee for investigation on Wednesday, following deliberations on a motion on the issue, the lawmaker in a statement said he would only obey the decision […]

  • NiMet predicts cloudy weather conditions for Wednesday

    NiMet predicts cloudy weather conditions for Wednesday

    It was gathered that the Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country with rains over Mambilla Plateau on Wednesday morning.

    The predictions are contained in the Weather Outlook issued by NiMet’s Central Forecast Office on Tuesday in Abuja.

    It added that thundery activities were expected over Abuja, Plateau, Nasarawa, Venue, Taraba, Bauchi, Kogi, Niger and Kwara in the afternoon and evening hours with maximum températures of 26 to 30 degrees Celsius.

    The agency predicted that […]

  • PDP Crisis: Modu Sheriff gives new conditions for peace

    PDP Crisis: Modu Sheriff gives new conditions for peace

    Factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Modu Sheriff, finally bowed to pressure over the weekend as he said he was open to reconciliation with the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee of the party.

    Sheriff, however, said that he would only accept resolutions that were in conformity with the constitution of the party.

    “I am open to reconciliation. But whatever we are going to do must be grounded in the constitution of the party,” he disclosed in an interview.

    Sheriff insisted […]

  • Femi Falana asks Nigeria to reject conditions for return of Abacha loot

    Femi Falana asks Nigeria to reject conditions for return of Abacha loot

    Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has asked the federal government to reject the conditionality attached to the repatriation of late military ruler Sani Abacha’s loot in Switzerland.

    In a letter addressed to Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Falana describes the Swiss government’s conditions for returning $321m of Abacha’s loot to Nigeria as an insult.

    He recalled the disclosure by Swiss Ambassador, Mr. Eric Mayoraz, that the government of Switzerland has requested the World Bank to supervise the spending of the returned […]