Emefiele remains CBN governor – FG *Says, news of sack, fake There is no truth in the story that Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been relieved of his position, as previously reported by the media. Multiple sources, both at the apex bank and the presidency, were quoted as debunking the news, as the nation’s number one...... read more
Dangote now world's 64th richest person *Net worth hits $10.8billion Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man and President of the Dangote Group, has climbed to the 64th position of the richest person in the world after gaining $5.8bn within 24 hours with his total net worth nosing up to $16.6bn on Tuesday. Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world’s 500 richest people,...... read more
Only two Igbo in 37-man list of new police commissioners *Tinubu's aide moves to Saraki's Kwara The South East will have to make do with just two slots out of the 37-man list of new police commissioners posted to the various states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), by the police authorities, on Wednesday. It also emerged that Egbetokun Kayode, Kwara, former Chief Security Officer...... read more
Confession of ex-TETFUND boss, another confirmation of Buhari’s corruption The PDP Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) says the confession by the sacked Executive Director of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Dr. Abdullahi Baffa Bichi, that he was fired for refusing to give N200million, as kick-back, to the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has further exposed the seething corruption in the Buhari Presidency. It...... read more
Lagos gridlock: We forgo baths, good food for days, at the mercy of touts – truck drivers Exonerating themselves from blame in the menacing gridlock on Lagos roads, particularly the Apapa-Oshodi expressway, truck drivers in Lagos, are currently bemoaning their suffering, which they say, leaves them to poor health conditions. Apart from not taking their baths for days on ends and poor feeding habits, the drivers, under the...... read more
Opportunity and Dreams: The Key to all Successes *Full text of Ben Murray-Bruce paper at AUN 2018 Keynote address by Distinguished Senator Ben Murray-Bruce at the 13th Commencement Anniversary of The American University of Nigeria, Yola, on Saturday, 24th November, 2018, at the Lamido Aliyu Musdafa Commencement Hall     Dear young Nigerians,                               ...... read more
Atiku sold firewood, I started Silverbird with N20,000, no office – Murray-Bruce “Because you may have been an orphan selling firewood on the streets, just like His Excellency Atiku Abubakar did, should not make your dreams smaller than the dreams of the heir to the British throne.” These were the exact words with which founder of Silverbird conglomerate, Ben Murray-Bruce, pushed Nigerian youths...... read more
News Express goes into magazine publishing; to debut at 2018 Anniversary Lecture Leading Nigerian online daily newspaper, News Express (newsexpressngr.com), has announced its decision to expand into the hard copy sector with the introduction of News Express Special Print Edition, a periodic all-gloss magazine scheduled to debut next week Tuesday, November 20, 2018. News Express Publisher, Mr. Isaac Umunna, said in a statement issued on Saturday in...... read more
BREAKING: Labour accepts new minimum wage package, calls off nationwide strike A last minute agreement, after a lengthy rapprochement between officials of the Federal Government and organised labour, has saved Nigerians another round of nightmarish experience that would have been their lot from Tuesday, had workers in the public and private sector, embarked on their indefinite strike over the issue of minimum...... read more
BREAKING: ASUU begins nationwide strike *Cite poor funding *Action will be total The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). has moved ahead of the organised labour in the country, with a order to its members across the country to commence an indefinite industrial action. This followed a meeting of leaders of the union on Sunday at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, the...... read more
BREAKING: Labour shuns meeting *Desperate FG moves to stop strike, offers new package It has emerged that the Federal Government may be offering new figures to organised labour as the new minimum wage to avert the impending strike over issue, scheduled to commence on Tuesday, November 6. This is coming as leaders of the various unions, stayed away from a reconciliation meeting scheduled on...... read more
Don't embark on strike, court orders NLC, TUC The National Industrial Court in Abuja on Friday, has intervened in the ongoing trade dispute declared by Nigerian workers, particularly restraining them under the aegis of organised labour from proceeding on the nationwide strike scheduled for November 6 over new national minimum wage. Giving ruling in an ex- parte motion, Justice Kado Sanusi,...... read more
BREAKING: FG hammer finally falls on NHIS boss *Sent on leave, investigates alleged sleaze The dangling hammer finally fell on Professor Usman Yusuf, Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), on Wednesday, with the Federal Government, ordering him to immediate proceed on administrative leave, after some months of back and forth battle. The development came, Wednesday, shortly after Yusuf, embarked on a legal...... read more
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Buhari honours BBC man, Meyer, who exposed codeine scourge *Kyari, Offa robbery buster It was a day of glory for acclaimed police crime buster, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari, whose major exploits, included the arrest of the daredevil gang that carried out the infamous Offa, Kwara State, bank robbery in which some 40 persons, including 11 policemen were killed. Kyari, was honoured...... read more
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