Security Operatives Search Atiku’s Aircraft …PDP, Fayose, Fani-Kayode, Others Condemn Attack

Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has raised an alarm saying that on arrival from Dubai, yesterday morning, he was intimidated and searched by state security agents at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Atiku on his Twitter handle said: “I arrived…

Stop Lying About 2019 Polls Budget, Senate Tells Buhari

The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujinmi has advised the Presidency to desist from playing politics with sensitive issues like the budgeting process. Olujinmi, in a statement, yesterday, noted that a recent statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari blaming the National Assembly for the annual delay in passage of the Appropriation Act was not only…

How Cook Murdered Lagos Businessman -Police

The Lagos State Police Command says its investigation into the alleged murder of a Lagos businessman, Opeyemi Bademosi by his cook, Sunday Anani has been concluded. The command’s spokesman, CSP Chile Oti, disclosed this yesterday in a statement titled: “How I Killed My Boss – Togolese Cook” which was issued to journalists in Lagos. He…

2019: Kalabari Youth Back Wike

Youths of Kalabari-speaking Asari-Toru Local Government Area have endorsed Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike for a second term, assuring that they would work hard to deliver their votes to the performing governor. The youths of Asari-Toru Local Government Area trooped out in their thousands, last Saturday, marching through the streets of Buguma to shore…

Ogonis Give FG Nov 30 To End Environmental Terrorism

The marginalised people in the four Ogoni-speaking local governments of Khana, Gokana, Tai and Eleme in Rivers State have given the Federal Government up till November 30, this year, to end environmental terrorism in Ogoniland, or face increased resistance until justice is achieved in the area. President of the Movement for the Survival of the…

Customs Impounds Military Wares In Onne

Barely three months to the 2019 general elections in the country, the Nigeria Customs Service, Onne Port, Rivers State, has intercepted a 40 feet container loaded with hard military wares and other consignment. Briefing newsmen shortly after displaying the military wares last Thursday at Onne, Customs Area Controller, Aliyu Saidu, said the items were among…

Ex-CBN Director Charges FG On Borrowed Funds

A former Director of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Titus Okunronmu has advised the Federal Government to use borrowed funds to develop infrastructure. Okunronmu, a former Director, Budget Department, CBN, told newsmen in Ota, Ogun State, that the government would have the capacity to pay its debts provided it could stop using it on…

Debt Servicing: Economist Tasks FG On Transparency

An economist, Prof. Ndubuisi Nwokoma, has called on the Federal Government to ensure transparency in revenue generation toward boosting revenue and reducing borrowings. Nwokoma, a Professor of Economics, University of Lagos, who said this in Lagos yesterday, urged transparency in public financial management to address revenue leakages. Nwokoma was reacting to the International Monetary Fund…