According to reports, the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, beliefs that an unbiased justice system in Nigeria will solve that nation’s economic challenges.
Governor Fayose spoke at the 2016 Annual Lecture Series of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ekiti State Council held in Ado Ekiti, the capital of the State.
He predicted that the country might slide into depression in 2017 if nothing was done to revive the nation’s ailing economy.
The Governor, who is a member of the opposition Peoples […]
Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, yesterday, said solution to the persistent bloody clash between herdsmen and farmers across the country should not be left to government alone.
The former military leader said the crisis requires all hands to be on deck, especially, well-meaning individuals in the country.
He said this after hosting Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, his Kebbi State counterpart, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, and governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, […]
It was gathered that the Catholic Bishop of Abuja Arch Diocese, John Onaiyekan, on Tuesday said the use of military force by the Federal Government will not solve the problems posed by Boko Haram or Niger Delta Avengers.
Onaiyekan, who said using force to solve a problem has never worked in any parts of the world, urged the government to dialogue with these groups to restore peace in the country.
He urged the government to stop seeing anyone with a link with […]
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday assured President Barack Obama of the United States of America that Nigeria is making steady progress towards resolving the problem in the Niger Delta region, which has led to economic sabotage on a grand scale.
During a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 71st edition of the UN General Assembly, holding in New York, President Buhari disclosed: “We are making definite progress on how many factions of the militant groups exist, their leadership and operational […]
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop agonising about the past administration but to tackle the challenges facing the country.
He said Nigerians did not vote for him ( Buhari) to complain about previous government but to perform better than his predecessor.
The clergymen stated this at a dinner organised by the Ondo State Government after the 2016 Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria held in Akure, the state capital on Wednesday.
He said, […]
According to reports, the Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, on Tuesday urged Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari to deliver the nation from its current challenges.
Masari made the call after the Eid-el-Kabir prayer in Katsina and was contained in a statement by his Media Assistant, Abdu Labaran Malumfashi.
The governor noted that there was no challenge that committed leadership and prayers could not overcome.
Stressing that he had no doubt in the capacity and ability of Buhari to lead Nigeria […]
A member of the PDP National Caretaker Committee, Mr. Dayo Adeyeye, has replied President Muhammadu Buhari over his claim that the former ruling party did not achieve anything in its 16 years in power.
“I want Nigerians to realise that what this government inherited after 16 years of the PDP government was no savings, no infrastructure, no power, no rail, no road and no security,” Buhari told newsmen while celebrating Sallah in his country home on Monday.
Reacting, however, Adeyeye wondered whether […]
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, remains the only party capable of taking Nigeria out of its present economic situation.
Mr. Emmanuel said this on Tuesday, in Benin, during the official flag-off of the campaign for the Edo State PDP governorship flag bearer, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, ahead of the September 10 gubernatorial election.
Governor Emmanuel, who represented the South-South PDP governors, said the party was ready to reclaim the state from the All Progressive […]
The annual budget of N37 billion as passed in the 2016 appropriation cannot enable the country to meet its housing deficit in the nearest future, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, the Minister for Power, Works and Housing, has said.
Fashola made the submission while appearing before the House of Representatives Committee on Housing to update lawmakers on the implementation details of the ministry’s housing policy.
He told the lawmakers the Ministry was made up of professionals of diverse background armed with necessary expertise to […]
Mr Ayo Teriba, Chief Executive Officer, Economic Associates has urged the Federal Government to seek other measures of solving foreign exchange (FX) issues besides the new guidelines it just introduced.
He said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja while reacting to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) guidelines on the new FX guidelines.
NAN reports that the CBN on Wednesday unveiled new guidelines in the management of FX which will be determined by […]