I'm determined to sell NNPC, Atiku insists Undeterred by a wave of criticisms, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar,  on Wednesday reiterated his statement to privatise the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC), if elected president on Feb 23. Abubakar presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spoke at a town hall meeting with ward, local government and state party leaders...... read more
BREAKING: Nigeria to reduce oil production for higher prices President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday pledged the cooperation of Nigeria to the effort to reduce oil output in order to attract higher prices in the global market. Speaking at an audience with Mr Ahmad Qattan, Minister of State for African Affairs and Special Envoy of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Custodian of the...... read more
NNPC Seals $8.441b JV Deals With SEEPCO, Shell, Agip, Others To  further consolidate the revenue profile of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Group Managing Director (GMD) Dr. Maikanti Baru and his management team have taken audacious steps to double investments base of the Corporation. In the last 12 months, the state-owned oil company under Baru and its third-party financiers...... read more
FG soon to source Forex from Dangote - Emefiele An elated Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, said the federal government will soon start sourcing foreign exchange, forex, from Dangote Group, as soon as the latter’s refinery, petrochemicals and fertilizer projects come on stream. The potential reversal of roles was disclosed by Godwin Emefiele,...... read more
Atiku: In 2019, I’ll move Nigeria from world’s poverty capital *Buhari has nothing to offer Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, wants Nigerians to hand him the task of rescuing Nigeria and transforming it from its present status of world’s poverty capital to a country of hope. Atiku who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for next year’s presidential election, is considered to be...... read more
Atiku: As President, I’ll rejig Buhari’s 2019 budget *Says, it's built on wild assumptions Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has rubbished the 2019 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it was full of flaws, signifying not only the incompetence of the President, but his attempt to hoodwink Nigerians with baseless figures. Atiku, former Vice President, while picking holes in...... read more
PDP cries out over depleted ECA *It’s now free scramble, looting on the treasury Officials of the Federal Government have descended on the nations common till for a free scramble on the last days of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), cried out, on Thursday. The party, based its assertion on the revelation of “furtive depletion and siphoning of $1.68 billion from...... read more
Abuja Airport, another promise kept – Buhari *Says, Nigeria getting better under me President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, went into the chest-beating mode, saying his government has claimed another milestone by adding the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) into its kitty of completed projects. The President, who spoke while commissioning the the new Terminal at the NAIA, Abuja, said the event represented yet another...... read more
Atiku: 20million job loss, twice Benin Republic population *Shows Buhari's incompetence Those expecting President Muhammadu Buhari to create jobs fof the teeming unemployed in Nigeria, are living in fool’s paradise as the President cannot give what he doesn’t have, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, maintained, on Wednesday. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the 2019 election, said in a statement issued...... read more
NBS ignorant on how Buhari created 12million jobs – Presidency President Muhammadu Buhari, is insisting that his administration has created 12million jobs in Nigeria, since his administration came to power, in 2015, saying the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), was simply not away of the records. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, who claimed that the data by the NBS, talking of massive...... read more
Fashola to Nigerians: Ours is sympathy, face Gencos, Discos for your power problems Nigerians have been told in clear terms to direct their anger to the private concerns that bought up the generation and distribution facilities in the nation’s power industry rather than the Federal Government. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who said this on Wednesday night in Abuja, explained that...... read more
N500billion Enyimba Economic City, 2nd N’Bridge: Ndigbo owe Buhari a lot – Okorie What President Muhammadu Buhari is doing for Ndigbo is unprecedented in recent history, National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), a palpably elated, Chief Chekwas Okorie, said on Monday. Okorie, founder of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and its first National Chairman, was reacting to the N100billion signed off...... read more
NPA boss, Usman: Senate is lying about my operations *I have an open book An intensive denial has come from the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadza Bala Usman to the allegations by the Senate that the agency failed to remit N177billion of its 2017 revenue into the Consolidated Revenue Fund, as required by law. The body, one of the major sources...... read more
PDP: Foreigners now avoid us like plague *Another four Buhari years will finish Nigeria “The refusal of the incompetent and anti-development Buhari administration to institute and drive arable economic direction and reforms; its resort to heavy taxation, heavy sanctions and blame games have led us to a sorry state where investors keep existing our economy. “This is evident in the capital importation report of the National Bureau of...... read more
CBN shifts monetary policy committee meeting over Muslim public holiday The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has announced the shifting of its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting earlier scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, 10 and 20th November, respectively. Isaac Okorafor, spokesman of the apex bank, in a statement released on Saturday, said the meeting had now been shifted to Wednesday and...... read more
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