Osinbajo: Movable Assets Now Bank Collateral for MSMEs, Others

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday signed new laws that would compel banks to accept movable assets at collateral with which to issue loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises as well as other Nigerians. The bills which have been signed in Acts by the acting president are part of the bills passed by the…

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The Nigerian Football Federation(NFF) will now operate differently

Cecilia Ijuo: The Senate on Tuesday passed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Bill 2017 after the third reading. The passage followed a clause by clause consideration of the bill and a voice vote by the lawmakers. The sponsor of the Bill, Sen. Obinna Ogba, had presented the report of the Committee on Sports and Youth…

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BOKO HARAM: Reps Commend Gaidam For Support to IDPs

Members of the House of Representatives have commended H.E Governor Ibrahim Gaidam for the effort he made so far in the rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and the reconstruction of facilities and infrastructure destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in parts of the state affected by their terrorist activity. Zoro said the federal government and…

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UPDATE: The 82 Chibok Girls will remain with FG Till September

Olasunkanmi Onifade: DSS on Tuesday handed over the recently rescued 82 Chibok Girls to the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development for rehabilitation. The schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists on April 14, 2014, at the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok in Borno state. The 82 girls were released after the Federal Government…

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Osinbajo Signs Two New Laws To Ease Access To Credit For MSMEs

Osinbajo Signs Two New Laws To Ease Access To Credit For MSMEs *As part of Ease of Doing Business reforms, National Assembly forwards legislations for Presidential Assent Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has signed into law two bills from  the National Assembly that will ultimately facilitate access to more affordable credit for Nigerians.  The bills…

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DSP Hails Arraignment of Whistleblower, That Misled Police To Raid His House

DSP , Ike Ekweremadu Commends Police  The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has commended the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Idris Kpotun, on the prosecution of one of the false whistle blowers, whom police alleged misled them into raiding his official guest house in Abuja on Friday, May 26.   Reacting to…

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EFCC Re-Arraigns Ex-FCT Minister’s Son For N1.2bn Fraud

EFCC Re-Arraigns Ex-FCT Minister’s Son for N1.2bn Fraud Shamsudeen Bala, son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, was on May 30, 2017 re-arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja. He was re-arraigned along with four companies – Bird…

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How Low Income Earning Nigerians Can Own Houses For N30, 000 Monthly

Ag President On How Low Income Earners Can Own A House *Ag. President details FG’s Social Housing Programme The Federal Government has started a N100 billion Family Home Fund – an initiative of the Federal Government’s social housing project that provides inexpensive mortgages to Nigerians who can afford N30, 000 per month, Acting President Yemi…

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SON Destroys Substandard Products In Lagos

Fake and substandard products worth over N450 million were destroyed at dumpsite in Epe. The Director General, SON, Mr. Osita Aboloma, during the destruction, said substandard goods are dangerous to lives, properties and the nation’s economic health, calling on all stakeholders, including the media, to join in the campaign to get rid of such products…

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Former U.S. Spy And Panama Dictator Noriega Dies At 83

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega is dead at the age of 83. He spied for the U.S. before his drug trafficking and brutality triggered a U.S. invasion to oust him in 1989. President Juan Varela announced Noriega’s death on Twitter late on Monday, and said his passing marked the closing of a chapter in the…

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BREAKING: Arsenal Not Chelsea Won The #FACupFinal At Wembley Stadium

Arsenal have won the #FACupFinal for a record time. Arsene Wenger the Arsenal manager becomes the manager to have won the trophy a record 7 times more than any manager living or dead. This was achieved this evening after a show down at the Wembley stadium in London when Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 at the…

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Why Africa Is Confident of The Future – Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Laolu Akande, Abuja: Acting President at the G7 Summit cites energy and talent of youths as sources of optimism Africa is undeterred by the failures of the past and the continent is motivated by the incredible energy and talent of its bustling youthful population, according to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo spoke today…

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