Utilize LinkedIn To Get More Leads For Your Business

LinkedIn can be a great marketing tool for brand maintenance, but more importantly, for measurable, thought leadership objectives and sales-supporting lead generation. You cannot do online marketing successfully without getting serious about the networking component. For that reason, the Internet and social networking outlets are absolutely essential for enhancing your networking potential. Nonetheless, for business,…

Buhari May Face Impeachment Over Paris Club Refunds

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari may face impeachment if found guilty of illegally dipping his hands into the Federation Account and spending money without authorisation by the National Assembly. The president has severally given out monies to state governments across the country to help them solve their financial challenges outside the purview of approved national…

PDP Chair: South West Aspirants May Settle For Consensus Candidate

Lagos – South-West aspirants for the position of national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may eventually settle for a consensus candidate ahead of the December 9 national convention in Abuja. A member of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, who spoke with INDEPENDENT on Thursday, said the aspirants were beginning to see…

Govs, National Assembly Divided Over Constitution Amendment

There appears to be a sharp division between state governors and the National Assembly over the recent constitution amendment, a development that may prompt a review of the exercise. The National Assembly has amended sections of the constitution, voting in favour of financial autonomy for local government areas, independent candidacy, restriction of executive offices to…

Alleged Kidnap Kingpin Evans Makes U-Turn, Pleads Not Guilty

Alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, on Thursday made about-face and entered a plea of ‘not guilty’ as he was re-arraigned on a two-count amended charge of conspiracy and kidnapping at an Ikeja High Court, Lagos. Lagos State had amended the charges preferred against Evans and his alleged accomplices. Evans had at his earlier…

OPIC Generates N3.6bn Revenue In Eight Months – MD

Mr. Babajide Odusolu, the Managing Director of Ogun Property and Investment Corporation (OPIC), yesterday said the corporation generated over N3.6 billion revenue between January and August. Odusolu announced this during an oversight visit of the State Assembly Committee on Investments, Commerce and Industry to the corporation’s head office in Abeokuta. He said that N1.4 billion…

AfDB Seeks Global Support For Africa’s Young Farmers

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent’s youth employment. In collaboration with the Initiative for Global Development, the Association of African Agricultural Professionals in the Diaspora (AAAPD), Michigan State University, Iowa State University, and the International Institute…

FG Set To Name Treasury Looters

Abukabar Malami (SAN), Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has directed all relevant agencies to compile documents on names of treasury looters which will soon be made public. This is also with a view to enforcing the judgment of a Federal High Court in Lagos ordering…

Outrage Over Zuma’s Statue In Imo

Rochas Okorocha, the Imo State governor, last week jolted Nigerians when he unveiled a huge statue of Jacob Zuma, the South Africa President, in Owerri, the Imo State capital, an action which elicited verbal attacks, with many accusing the governor of insensitivity. Okorocha also named a major street in the state capital after Zuma, presented…

Gov Obiano Says Peter Obi Demanded N7.5bn Campaign Fund

The November 18 governorship election campaigns in Anambra are getting messier as Governor Willie Obiano gets into an open tango with his predecessor, Peter Obi, perhaps for the first time. The governor has alleged that Obi demanded N7.5 billion from his administration. Governor Obiano disclosed this at Ezechima Primary School, Onitsha when he inaugurated his…