Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra State says Willie Obiano, his predecessor, left only N300 million in the treasury, but debt running into billions of naira.   Speaking on an programme on Tuesday, Soludo said Anambra’s state finance is in bad shape and in dire need of restoration. He said to achieve the promises he made […]

The lingering foreign exchange scarcity in the country has continued to worsen even as the exchange rate on the parallel market is inching towards N590/$1.   The development may lead to massive job loss in the manufacturing industry, among other sectors, according to the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria.   The development comes over eight months […]

A former Commissioner for Education in Kwara State, Engr Musa Yeteti, has lost one of his sons, Engr Nafiu. The deceased, a Civil Engineer, who died around 11am in Lagos, was reportedly rushed to private hospital after complaining of stomach ache. His death happened 24 hours after he attended the wedding of his sister in […]

Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Power on Tuesday directed the Power Minister to take urgent actions in resolving the current nationwide blackout instead of giving excuses.   The minister, Abubakar Aliyu, who was represented by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Nebolisa Anoka, had given reasons for the blackouts but the committee said there […]

Ahead of the 2023 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has signed the review to the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between her and the National Youth Service Corps NYSC.   At the event, INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, heaped praises on the selflessness, dedication and commitment of members of the NYSC scheme […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday commissioned the Dangote Fertiliser Plant in the nation’s bid to attain self-sufficiency in food production and create more jobs for its citizens.   He inaugurated the multi-billion dollars facility sited in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, at an event well attended by many political, traditional, and religious leaders, as well as captains of […]

Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday paid a condolence visit to the family of late Mrs. Olomi Abolaji Sunday, APC women leader from Koro Ward of Ekiti local government, who was recently shot dead by her abductors during a rescue operation. Late Mrs. Abolaji was one of the APC chieftains kidnapped on Wednesday evening […]

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has reacted to the protest by Ife indigenes over the announcement of Prof. Adebayo Bamire as the 12th substantive Vice-Chancellor of OAU. The protesters argued that an Ife indigene should have been appointed. Determined to ensure the installation of an Ile-Ife indigene as the next OAU VC, […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a fresh range of solutions, including the deployment of more security personnel, arms and ammunition to douse the security situation in Imo State. Imo Governor Hope Uzodinma, who revealed the outcome of his meeting with Buhari in Abuja, also denied allegations of the culpability of his administration in the reign […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed why it has yet to release the immediate past governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, from his custody.   EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, gave the reason in his remarks on Monday at an event in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).   He spoke at the […]

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