…Election body promises to improve on quality of elections

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has assured Nigerians it would improve on the quality of elections in the country, having learnt lessons from past elections. Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu stated this during the regular meeting with the Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs at the INEC headquarters, yesterday. Prof. Yakubu confirmed that the commission…

IYC to Buhari: You can’t stop Nigerians from agitating for restructuring

President of Ijaw Youth Council IYC, Barrister Pereotubo Oweilaemi, has warned that President Muhammadu Buhari cannot stop Nigerians from agitating for restructuring which is the only panacea to end the mindless bloodbaths across the Country. Oweilaemi, in a press release issued on Wednesday and obtained by Nigerian Pilot, condemned vehemently the Federal government for deliberate…

Transcorp half-year net profit soars by 161.2%

TRANSNATIONAL Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) has released its half-year unaudited financials showing a robust growth in revenue and even juicier increase in net profit, despite the growth in cost of sales, administrative expenses and finance cost, even as tax expenses rose three-fold. Revenue rose N19.916bn or 58.27% from N34.173bn in 2017 half year to N54.089bn,…

APC Federal Government and the Sunny Side of Ekiti Rigging 

The criminal arrogance of the APC Federal Government was displayed in full swing during the ill-fated Ekiti State Governorship Election. Make no mistake about it, the horrible and senseless rigging of the Ekiti Gubernatorial Election has sent the country to the dark days of INEC’s inefficiency and blantant fraud. Since that fraudulent display of electoral…

Ugwuanyi restates commitment to rural development

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has reinstated his administration’s commitment to community development in order to improve the lives and economy of the people. Ugwuanyi made this promise during a solidarity and endorsement visit to the government house by Akpawfu town in Nkanu East local government area. Gov. Ugwuanyi pointed out that the welfare…

Equities market maintains downtrend as NSEASI dips further by -0.81%

NIGERIAN equities market closed on a negative note yesterday as NSEASI depreciated by -0.81% to close at 36,963.70 basis points as against -0.34% depreciation recorded previously. Its Year-to-Date (YTD) returns currently stands at -3.35%. Market breadth closed negative as Sovereign Trust Insurance led 14 Gainers as against 31 Losers topped by Julius Berger at the…

CSR: Ecobank donates water facility to Abesan Primary School

ECOBANK Nigeria has donated an ultra-modern, multi-million naira water facility project to Abesan Primary School, Alimosho Local Government Area in Lagos State being part of the bank’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) engagements in host communities. The project include a borehole, scaffolding water reservoir of 2000 litres; 14 taps points with pumping machines; generating set as…

Sacked spy policemen protest disrupt operations in ExxonMobil

ĪProtests by more than 840 ExxonMobil spy policemen who were laid off their jobs have disrupted operations at the Qua Iboe Terminal (QIT), complex of ExxonMobil at Ibeno local council of Akwa Ibom yesterday. The protesters were drumming and chatting solidarity songs denied some staff and contractors of the company access to the company’s premises…

Controversial rapper Azealia reignites feud with Wendy Williams

Azealia Banks, Popular controversial rapper, has reignited her feud with controversial television talk-show host Wendy Williams after their fallout in 2017.  The rapper, this time around posted on her Instagram page wishing Wendy Williams could have ‘another stroke and die on air’. She wrote, “Can Wendy Williams have another stroke on TV and finally drop…

Certificate Scandal: Police explains why Finance Minister Adeosun can’t be arrested

The Police command have finally explained,why they cannot, arrest or investigate the alleged forgery of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, exemption certificate by the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, because there is no formal complaint against her. Mr Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, told newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, that the Nigerian Police was not aware of…

Chaos in Kogi as Suspected hoodlums burns down Melaye’s constituency projects (Photos)

Chaos has ensued in Kogi, as Senator Dino Melaye’s constituency projects meant for commissioning on Wednesday, were burnt down by some persons suspected to be hoodlums. According to our correspondent, the projects includes Government Girls Secondary School, Sarkin-Noma, in Lokoja; and LGEA Primary School, Lokogoma, also in Lokoja, Kogi State capital, while the project at Sarkin-Noma…