• 2019: Plans to unseat Buhari heightens as new mega party targets 16 governors

    2019: Plans to unseat Buhari heightens as new mega party targets 16 governors

    As the race to the 2018 governorship polls in Ekiti and Osun States and 2019 general election draws near, the bigwigs of the proposed new mega party are already targeting at least 16 state governors whom they are confident will decamp to the new party, and increase their chances of unseating the present government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    Reports reveal that the new opposition party has the support of the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that […]

  • FRSC Confirms, No Plans to Carry Arms for now

    FRSC Confirms, No Plans to Carry Arms for now

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) told Nigerians to ignore reports going round they had started distributing and making it compulsory for its officers to carry arms.

    Mr Bisi Kazeem, FRSC Head of Media Relations and Strategy, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the rumour was being circulated by mischievous elements seeking to provoke disorder in the society

    Kazeem said that some “irresponsible” people took a recent statement by the Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, out of context to suit their […]

  • Governor Ambode rolls out plans for unemployed Lagosians

    Governor Ambode rolls out plans for unemployed Lagosians

    As the year comes to an end, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state has finalised his plan to tackle unemployment in the state through an employment trust fund during this ember period.

    For many Lagosians, this ember period will be a time to smile again. While many Nigerians are lamenting the harsh effects of the ongoing economic recession  as the year draws to a close, a good number of Lagosians have been told to brace up for a new beginning  as the […]

  • Buhari to visit South-East, plans to inaugurate infrastructural projects

    Buhari to visit South-East, plans to inaugurate infrastructural projects

    President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Ebonyi State, South East of Nigeria in March, 2017 to inaugurate three flyover projects being constructed by the state government.

    The three flyovers, being constructed on the Enugu-Abakaliki federal highway, is part of the trans-Saharan route to Cameroon.

    Gov. David Umahi made the announcement on Friday during his inaugural visit to the permanent site of Ebonyi State University.

    He said: “the projects are in their eight months of construction and they are expected to be completed by March […]

  • Nokia plans comeback, set to release new smartphones

    Nokia plans comeback, set to release new smartphones

    Nokia has announced it will make a comeback on the smartphone market in the first half of 2017, the company and its licensee said Thursday.

    Nokia, a once global mobile phone giant, has licenced its brand to HMD Global which is to launch its first Nokia smartphone products early next year.

    The Finnish company said HMD had received the green light to proceed with production after completing all necessary transactions with its Taiwanese manufacturing partner, FIH Mobile of FoxConn Technology Group, and […]

  • Boko Haram Plans To attack Abuja, US embassy Warns

    Boko Haram Plans To attack Abuja, US embassy Warns

    According to reports, the United States, US, Embassy in Nigeria has warned of an imminent Boko haram attack in Abuja.

    The US embassy in an emergency message urged its citizen’s resident or doing business in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to be security cautious.

    The mission said information available at its disposal points in the direction of Boko Haram as the possible attackers.

    According to the embassy, the attackers’ likely targets would be hotels frequently visited by Westerners.

    It, however, disclosed that there is […]

  • Buhari plans to sell Nigeria off – Fayose cries out

    Buhari plans to sell Nigeria off – Fayose cries out

    Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of planning to mortgage the future of Nigeria.

    According to him, Nigeria has a little about $2bn in the excess crude account and about $22bn in the foreign exchange reserve. Hence, Buhari’s plan to borrow $30bn will definitely put Nigeria’s future in a huge debt.

    “Propaganda Isn’t the truth, APC is running this country through propaganda. $29bn is the amount Buhari met in the foreign reserve, Excess crude account was over […]

  • NLC, TUC, others condemn Reps over plans to buy 360 exotic cars amid recession

    NLC, TUC, others condemn Reps over plans to buy 360 exotic cars amid recession

    According to reports, the Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Civil Liberties Organisation and the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders have strongly kicked against the decision of the leadership of the House of Representatives to purchase 360 exotic cars worth N3.6bn for its members when the nation is going through economic crisis.

    The NLC and the TUC said the decision of the National Assembly was a mark of government’s insensitivity to the plight of Nigerians going through tough times.

    The General Secretary of the […]

  • Nigerian Navy plans fresh strategies to counter militancy

    Nigerian Navy plans fresh strategies to counter militancy

    According to reports, the Nigerian Navy has formulated fresh strategies to flush out militants from the Niger Delta region and end ongoing attacks on oil installations.

    It was gathered that the strategies when fully implemented would enable the navy through their formations in the region to gather intelligence on planned attacks and stop their execution.

    The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice-Admiral, Ibok-Ete Ibas, and his team of senior officers were in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Monday, to tour formations of the Central Naval […]

  • No plans to dump PDP – BoT Chairman

    No plans to dump PDP – BoT Chairman

    Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT), Senator Walid Jibrin, has dismissed insinuations about plans to dump the party.

    He was reacting to a newspaper report that the Makarfi faction was approaching some aggrieved chieftains of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to form a new political party.

    Jibrin who described the newspaper report as false and unfounded, said there were no such plans, adding that posterity will not forgive any member of the party who has an […]

  • FG has plans to get out of recession in 2017 – Minister

    FG has plans to get out of recession in 2017 – Minister

    Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has revealed that the government has started planning an economic recovery framework, to see the economy grow by three percent in 2017.

    Ahmed made this known at the EU-Nigeria business forum on Friday, revealing that Nigeria is seizing the current economic crisis as a golden opportunity to reform the country’s economy to sustainable growth.

    She declared that some progress has been made in the North-East adding that the country is working to […]