Economic Crunch: Sokoto withdraws 39 students from UAE

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State Sokoto State Government has given approval for the transfer back home of its 39 students currently studying in various schools in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Governor Aminu Tambuwal made this known on Friday in Sokoto when he received the report of the committee instituted to advise government on…

RECESSION: Recovered Loots Not Enough To Revive Economy-Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has explained that the looted fund recovered so far by government is far cry from what the country needs to revive the economy. The minister said this on Friday when he appeared on a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. According to him, the…

Sokoto Withdraws Students from Dubai, Saves N500m

OrderPaperToday – The Sokoto State Government has given approval for the transfer back home of 39 of its citizens currently in various schools in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The decision is sequel to the high cost of the exchange rate as the government says the move will save over N500m of public funds hitherto…

Recovered loot Is Not Enough To Revive The Economy – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has explained that the looted fund recovered so far by government is far cry from what the country needs to revive the economy. The minister said this on Friday when he appeared on a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. According to him, the…

Recovered Loot Not Enough To Revive Economy – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has explained that the looted fund recovered so far by government is far cry from what the country needs to revive the economy. The minister said this on Friday when he appeared on a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. According to him, the…

Buhari, Economy, Recession: This is 1984

In months to come, a Toyota Camry would be offered for N50,000 just to feed family. In 1984, just months after the military takeover by General Buhari, the country ground to a halt; just like today! He came with the same song-and-dance: THEY ARE CORRUPT!! In a matter of months, mothers were selling their jewellery…

FAAN increases access gate charge by 100 per cent

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has increased the ‘access gate’ charge for vehicles by 100 percent. The increment was endorsed by the management, which has not yet explained reason for the development. In the new rate, buses will be charged N400, Cars/SUVs will be charged N600, and Trucks will be charged N1000. The…

26.06 Million Nigerians Jobless Under APC Government

Bamidele Fashube, Abuja Nigeria, GVE – Since emergence of the present administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), not less than 26.06 million Nigerians have become jobless, the country’s Bureaus of statistics have revealed. This statistics recorded those that are either unemployed or entirely underemployed. Nigeria has been witnessing recession…

26.06 Million Nigerians Jobless Under APC Government

Bamidele Fashube, Abuja Nigeria, GVE – Since emergence of the present administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), not less than 26.06 million Nigerians have become jobless, the country’s Bureaus of statistics have revealed. This statistics recorded those that are either unemployed or entirely underemployed. Nigeria has been witnessing recession…

FAAN Increases Access Fee For All Vehicles Entering The Airport

The Nigerian government has increased the access gate fee for all vehicles entering the airports. In a recent notice by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), over 100% increase in the gate charge will take effect from Thursday, September 1, 2016. FAAN in its notice stated that cars which normally paid N200 to gain…

Don’t watch eclipse with naked eyes, Official warns

An educationist, Mr Olajide Olunoiki, on Wednesday warned Lagos residents to avoid watching the annular eclipse of the sun with naked eyes on Thursday. Olunoiki, a Director in the Lagos State Ministry of Education, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that sighting the eclipse was injurious to naked eyes. He said that solar eclipse…

N400m Campaign Fund: EFCC Arrests Ebonyi Gov’s Brother, 2 Others

In line with the determination of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC to recover the slush funds used for the 2015 presidential election, the Commission has arrested one Austin Umahi, brother to the current governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi along with two others: Chinyere  Egwuche and Mabel Dikibo over a N400, 000,…