Still Got It: Kanu Scores Hat Trick As Arsenal thrash AC Milan 4-2

In a game that was pure nostalgia for Arsenal and Kanu fans, the rangy striker scored a hattrick as Arsenal Legends defeated Milan Glorie. The game was played for charity with the plan to give the matchday revenue to Arsenal charities. The game kicked iff in controversial fashion as Kanu had to come off the…

Police confirm kidnap of 15 oil workers in Rivers

Gunmen have kidnapped 15 oil workers on a road near Nigeria’s oil hub of Port Harcourt, police said on Saturday, in the latest unrest in the restive region. “Fifteen oil workers, including their driver, were abducted yesterday (Friday) by unknown gunmen who hijacked their vehicle on Omoku/Elele road after shooting into the air to scare…

What is President Buhari doing with the economy?

Garba Shehu, media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari Garba Shehu LET me start by asking an important question: who wants to kill racy introspection? There is a cacophony of voices telling the Muhammadu Buhari administration to close its eyes to the past; that given the enormous tasks that lie ahead, history and its consequences for…

Brainwriting: the secret to great ideas

Working for an agency, it is absolutely essential that everything we do is creative, original and engaging. If it isn’t, it will get lost in the diverse world of digital media, meaning no objectives or KPIs are met for our clients. Not only this, but creativity wins awards and awards help us win new clients,…

Mass sack looms in Abuja Electricity Distribution Company

LeadingReporters can authoritatively reveal that the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company AEDC has concluded plans to mass-retrench its workforce in few days to come. According to information exclusively obtained by LeadingReporters, the electricity distribution company echelons have directed the entire zonal heads to submit names of 20 staff from every unit under their zone to the…

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…

APC Reiterates Buhari Is Committed To Resuscitating The Economy

Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari APC-led administration remains solidly committed to resuscitating the economy in the quickest possible time and in the best interest of the people. This was contained in a statement by APC National Secretary, Hon….

1 injured, sign posts dismantled in Anambra task force swoop

At least one person was injured yesterday in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State when officials of the state revenue task force known as Anambra Signage and Advertisement Agency, ANSAA, allegedly clashed with businessmen and traders along the old Market road, Onitsha over non payment of N5,000 signage fees. Dr. Pat Manafa, the Proprietor…

How AMCON Is Contributing Towards Nigeria’s Financial Stability

Resilience is one word that best describes the Nigerian economy in the face of the turbulence it is undergoing. As acknowledged by economists, Nigeria is experiencing triple, simultaneous, shocks—economic, political and social. The sluggish economic growth, which exacerbates the other two shocks, is mainly attributed to a slowdown in economic activity which has been adversely…

APC to PDP: You have no moral right to condemn Buhari’s govt

…says president is committed to resuscitating economy allowable All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, said there was no basis for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to condemn the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. APC reacted to PDP’s earlier call on President Buhari to resign his position following economic recession and other socio-economic crises facing the…

How Buhari will tackle recession to a halt – APC

By Umar Muhammad Puma The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday gave an insight into how the President Muhammadu Buhari APC-led administration will tackle the current economic challenges facing the country. The APC said that, the Buhari administration has embarked on well- thought economic agendas, policy actions, appropriate fiscal, governance, and socio-political reforms to revamp the…