Niger Delta: Amnesty Beyond Patriotic Patronage

Sunday Attah It was for noble intentions and the need to placate the restive Niger Delta (ND) militants when former Nigeria’s President, Late Alhaji  Umaru  Yar’Adua  exercised his constitutional power  by  granting  amnesty and unconditional pardon to all  Niger Delta militants in June 2009. On acceptance, the militants were expected to renounce militancy and embrace…

Niger Delta: Amnesty Beyond Patriotic Patronage

By Sunday Attah (GVE) – It was for noble intentions and the need to placate the restive Niger Delta (ND) militants when former Nigeria’s President, Late Alhaji Umaru Yar’Adua exercised his constitutional power by granting amnesty and unconditional pardon to all Niger Delta militants in June 2009. On acceptance, the militants were expected to renounce militancy…

Niger Delta: Amnesty Beyond Patriotic Patronage

By Sunday Attah (GVE) – It was for noble intentions and the need to placate the restive Niger Delta (ND) militants when former Nigeria’s President, Late Alhaji Umaru Yar’Adua exercised his constitutional power by granting amnesty and unconditional pardon to all Niger Delta militants in June 2009. On acceptance, the militants were expected to renounce militancy…

Niger Delta: Amnesty Beyond Patriotic Patronage

Sunday Attah It was for noble intentions and the need to placate the restive Niger Delta (ND) militants when former Nigeria’s President, Late Alhaji  Umaru  Yar’Adua  exercised his constitutional power  by  granting  amnesty and unconditional pardon to all  Niger Delta militants in June 2009. On acceptance, the militants were expected to renounce militancy and embrace…

How Ministries of Petroleum, Aviation, Police Affairs, INEC, Others Starve Govt. of Revenues

OrderPaperToday – Twenty-eight Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Government failed to remit federally-collected revenue running into hundreds of billions to the public purse in the year 2014. Top on the list are the Ministries of Petroleum Resources, Aviation, Police Affairs, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development and Information, Culture and Tourism. Also in the list…

Aero, FirstNation gone… 7 reasons why your favourite airline could be next

Two Nigerian airlines announced a shutdown – or suspension – less than 48 hours after the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) confirmed that Nigeria is in its worst economic recession in 29 The post Aero, FirstNation gone… 7 reasons why your favourite airline could be next appeared first on TheCable.

PDP’s Call For Buhari’s Resignation A Big Joke-Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the call for resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the economy is “preposterous”. The minister said this on Friday in Abuja at a forum with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Mr. Mohammed said “it is very painful in a…

PDP’s Call For Buhari’s Resignation, Preposterous – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the call for resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the economy is “preposterous”. The minister stated this on Friday in Abuja at a forum with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Mohammed said “it is very painful in a…

Don Seeks Amendment Of Public Procurement Act

An economic expert, Prof. Uche Uwaleke, has called for an amendment of the Public Procurement Act to fast track government spending on critical infrastructure. Uwaleke made the call in an interview with newsmen yesterday on Thursday in Abuja. “Without necessarily granting emergency powers to the President, the National Assembly can quickly amend relevant sections of…

Nigeria’s Economy Growth Rate To Beat IMF Prediction -Bureau of Statistics

Emeka Pascal, Abuja As emphasis on capital expenditure by the Federal Government begins to yield results with investment/GDP numbers increasing, the growth rate of the Nigerian economy is likely to beat the IMF prediction of -1.8% for the full year 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has indicated. Although the recent data released from…