The Federal Government has assured that it will complete the ongoing N34 billion Obehia-Akwete Azumini-Ukanafun highway dualization projects in Abia and Akwa States.Read More
ANYTHING that will be good and enduring will have challenges. And in those three focal areas that the government has set for itself, a lot has been achieved despite the challenges.Read More
Chief Robert Clarke, SAN, is well known in the legal community both home and abroad. In this interview he speaks on happenings in the judiciary in the last few years and notes that unless there is thorough application of the words and letters of the constitution, nothing will move up in the judicial system in the country.
ALHAJI Lai Mohammed is the Minister of Information and Culture. In this interview, he presents the President Muhammadu Buhari achievements three years into its administration, saying the government is proud of its scorecard.Read More
The whole purpose of democratic rule is to empower the people. This democracy that we have today has not empowered our people. In fact, it has impoverished them. With the possible exception of a certain category of politicians and their fronts, most Nigerians cannot claim to be better off than they were in 1999.Read More
I congratulate every Nigerian on the occasion of yet another “Democracy” day, a day set aside to celebrate the return to civil rule after decades under military rule. As is customary, there will be parades across all the states and at the Federal Capital Territory to mark this special day, speeches upon speeches will be made and much effort will also be made to analyse and celebrate the ‘gains’ made since the return to democratic rule.Read More
Chief Executive Officer, Economic Associates, Ayo Teriba, in this interview, argues that Nigeria could have avoided the economic recession, devaluation and inflation that accompanied the loss in foreign exchange revenue due to decline in crude oil price between 2014 and 2016, if government had taken the right step namely to build external reserves buffer that will protect the nation from the vagaries of the crude oil market.Read More
Tragedy struck in Alausa Secretariat, Ikeja, when a corps member, identified as Ibukun Arowolo, allegedly slumped and died, barely five days to completion of his one year service.Read More
In this interview, Mr. Bismarck Rewane, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Financial Derivatives Company and one of the nation’s leading economic analysts, speaks on the state of Nigeria’s economy, highlighting the major challenges inhibiting growth, while recommending elimination of policy rigidities and injection of booster shots to achieve optimal economic growth.Read More
While security agencies continue to battle various forms of violent crimes, they obviously were not prepared for the upsurge of hostage-taking activities in the countryRead More
All we demand is that those committing the crime should be arrested and brought to justice while those behind it should also be prosecutedRead More
Security has taken the centre stage in the past year or two and that is the situation which we have at hand which should be addressedRead More
It has been three years. It’s now undeniable , substantial change won’t come easy. Bishop Kukah had warned about euphoria and messianism. The public overestimated the president and the president underestimated the nations’ ailment and what ‘change’ needed.Read More
On Tuesday, May 29, President Mohammadu Buhari would have spent three years in office.
Given the challenges that swayed Nigerians against President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election, can any patriotic Nigerian, without sentiments, say that Buhari has done so well to deserve another term and not face the same music that sent his predecessor packing?Read More
THE first Warri Economic Summit with the theme: Warri Rising, ended on a promising note with various speakers urging ethnic groups in Warri to bury their sentiments for the common good of the oil- rich city.Read More