Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and a panel of experts will on Friday, December 9 debate practical solutions for how to tackle corruption as part of the ongoing How To Fix Nigeria series organised by The Royal African Society and Oya Media in partnership with the Africa Research Group at King’s College London.
How To Fix Nigeria is conceived and hosted by award-winning broadcaster Funmi Iyanda. The series brings together a broad range of speakers to discuss practical […]
Poised to engender good governance in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has said he would surely solve the country’s perennial electricity problem, fix the Niger Delta security problem and also improve the infrastructural status before leaving office.
He also said that public office holders in Nigeria must be made to be accountable, restating the determination of his administration to restore the country to the “good old days of accountability”.
The president spoke at a meeting with the Director, Global Upstream of Shell Oil […]
According to reports, rapper Fetty Wap, who didn’t like his crooked teeth, has done something about it now that he has money.
It was reported that he paid about $4,000 per tooth to get his teeth looking good and bright. The cosmetic dentistry in NYC where he got it done said they hooked Fetty up with 20 porcelain veneers, top and bottom and it cost him a whooping $80k. (left is before & right is
Senator representing Kaduna Central on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Shehu Sani, has expressed fears that the ongoing hardship Nigerian citizens were facing as a result of recession might result in revolution against the government.
To avert such development, Sani advised that the issue be well handled by those in positions of authority, especially the Federal Government, warning that violation of the advice could result in unpredictable circumstances.
He said the revolution would not only be against the current administration, […]
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Friday expressed confidence in the ability of President Muhammadu Buhari to fix Nigeria.
Tambuwal has also maintained that, Nigeria would soon exit the current recession.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that, Tambuwal spoke to newsmen in Sokoto shortly after the conduct of two prayer sessions to mark Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary celebrations.
He said: “Nigerians have unshaken confidence in Buhari to salvage Nigeria. We should continue to cooperate and support to take Nigeria to […]
Nigeria’s former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday gave his perspective on why the country’s economy is broken, and what the leaders must do to fix it.
Atiku said the country may wait for long and may not be able to fix its economy, if its leaders wait for oil price or crude exports to rebound.
Atiku blamed the current economic crisis on the country’s economic model, which he said wasn’t working.
He said the pathway to fixing the economy was “to restructure […]
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute a good economic team to revive the economy and stop constantly sulking over the current recession.
PDP said it was high time Buhari stopped blaming the past administration for the nation’s economic woes, reminding him that he was elected to make life easy for Nigerians.
Responding to Buhari’s Sallah message to Nigerians, PDP through its spokesman, Dayo Adeyeye, said “Mr President, in his sallah message today, again blamed the […]
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has appealed to Nigerians to be patient with the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He stated this at the 60th birthday celebration of Secretary to the Edo state Government, Prof.Julius Ihonvbere.
According to him, it will take some time to fix the nation’s economy, which according to him was battered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for 16 years.
Oshiomhole, who acknowledged the current difficulties being faced by Nigerians, affirmed that the APC led government in the […]
The duo of the former Minister of Information and National Orientation and the Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State and General Overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, Prof. Jerry Gana and Dr. David Oyedepo, respectively, have advised President Muhammadu Buhari to consider fixing the education sector if truly he is committed to rewriting the nation’s history for good.
They said no nation can ever develop beyond the quality of her education, citing the examples of many nations including Singapore, […]
Funding for the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway is captured in the 2016 budget and the road will be constructed despite court injunctions against its further development, the Federal Government has said.
It argued that the development of the country and the lives of the citizens should not be held in abeyance because of a court case or injunctions.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday, also noted that the Federal Government would pay more attention […]
A great nation like Nigeria requires about $ 900 billion to further develop the sector over the next 30 year in order to properly fix the challenges bedevilling its energy sector.
The statistics revealed by the organisers of the on-going Nigeria Energy Forum at Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos, said the nation also needed no fewer than $ 10 billion in the next few years to reinstate its power infrastructure.
According to Innovation and Strategy Lead official, Mrs Bamise Olanrewaju, the forum, which […]