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Return of fuel queues unacceptable, says NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has berated the Federal Government over the resurgence of fuel queues across the country, stressing that it considers the scarcity an insult to the collective pride of Nigerians. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, said in Abuja yesterday that various excuses given by government, as reasons for the pain Nigerians were experiencing,

Secondus is PDP chair as Adeniran storms out

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Copa Lagos: Arsenal beats Kebbi 11-9, wants Nigerian players

Arsenal Beach Soccer Club started their campaign yesterday with an 11-9 victory over Kebbi BSC at the on-going Copa Lagos Beach Soccer Tournament. It was the first match of the competition, which is featuring four clubsides and four national teams at the Eko Atlantic. The Gunners led in each of the three quarters, winning 4-3

Bode George withdraws from PDP chairmanship race

PDP Chairmanship Aspirant, Chief Olabode George has announced his withdrawal from the race. Briefing Journalists at his campaign hqtrs in Abuja, George based his decision on desecration of the polity with money. Since the ancient days when the Yoruba people began their historical challenges on the plains and the hills of Ile-Ife, we have always

Economic Diversification: Nigeria should make ICT the new oil- NITDA Boss

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami FBCS today described IT as new oil Nigeria could tap into to diversify the nation’s economy.  Dr Pantami stated this today in Gombe, Gombe State capital during the 8th Edition of the Start-Up Friday, an event put together by the Office

Baru gets Forbes award, woos foreign investors for NNPC mega projects

Baru said the corporation would execute a number of mega projects which would require international collaboration. “Our programme for 2018 is very aggressive and will require cooperation from the international community in supporting our activities through technical and financial collaboration,’’ he said. He listed some of the projects that would be executed to include: Bonga

We’re working to secure Sango’s release – Gov. Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has said that the Plateau and Kaduna State Governments are working round the clock with security operatives to have the Plateau PDP Chairman, Chief Damishi Sango, released. Sango, a former Minister of Sports, and four others were abducted by unknown persons on Wednesday evening at Jere-Kaduna on their way to

Buhari: looters won’t return to power in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged those who want to contest against him in 2019 to an integrity test. Speaking at an interactive session with community leaders and stakeholders at the Coronation Hall of the Kano Government House to round off his two-day visit to the state, he said Nigerians would not let  treasury looters return

How Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Inspired Me – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has revealed how the late General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua inspired him with his extraordinary courage and organisational and mobilisation skills. Atiku made the revelation on Friday in a tribute marking the 20th memorial anniversary of the  soldier, politician and democracy martyr. In a statement in Abuja on Friday, Atiku Abubakar said he was

CBN Inaugurates N6bn World-Class Postgraduate Business School In ABU

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday inaugurated a N6bn World-Class Postgraduate Business School at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony held at ABU main campus, Samaru, Zaria, the CBN Deputy Governor, Alhaji Suleiman Barau, said the gesture was part of the