Border closure: Like your neighbours, Nigerians are suffering too - ex-Ghanaian

John Mahama, Former President of Ghana, on Tuesday, asked Nigerian authorities to take into account the losses encountered by its citizens who can no longer export their goods across some West African states as a result of the continued closure of its borders. Mahama, made the submission while appealing to the...... read more

Nigeria’s economic salvation doesn’t lie in oil money – Obi

If Nigeria must rise from its current prostrate economic state, it must wean itself of oil money mentality, former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has emphasised for the umpteenth times. Obi, vice presidential candidate, Peter Obi, who has become quite popular with his economic postulations, including the need for tight...... read more

Our next target is PIB, this Senate will work for Nigeria – Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan, still basking in the feat of delivering the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract Act (amendment) Bill, Which President Mummadu Buhari signed in London, on Monday, has promised Nigerians that of a similar feat in delivering the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). He told visiting National Chairman...... read more

BREAKING: No respite yet, as Buhari orders extension of border closure till 2020

Nigerians currently complaining of excruciating pains due to the closure of the Nigerian borders with its neighbours are not going to have any respite yet, as President Muhammadu Buhari has just approved the measure till January 2020. The new directive is because the measure is yet to achieve some of the...... read more

Emefiele: Why we must diversify now *Explains CBN’s unconventional methods

“There was no better time to diversify the Nigerian economy than now because the era of crude oil boom was over and the commodity can never rise above $100 a barrel anymore as as the case few years ago.” These were the exact words the Governor of the Central Bank of...... read more

Saudi company coming to rescue Nigerian refineries – Buhari

Nigeria’s comatose refineries may soon be breathing again, if a planned intervention of Saudi Arabia, the world’s number one oil producer finally works out. President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently visiting the oil-rich country, is said to have extracted a commitment from one of its major oil companies, Aramco, and Public...... read more

CBN moves to take 2,000 Nigerians off the job market

No less than two million Nigerians would be taken out of the job market by the time the new initiative by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to revive prostrate textile industry  in Nigeria begins to manifest. The initiative would see the apex bank injecting some massive funds into the industry,...... read more

Five years after, Onu finally delivers, as Nigeria begins pencil production

Some four years after Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu promised Nigerians that pencil production would commence in Nigeria, the pledge has finally come to being as an indigenous firm is soon to roll out the items from its production lines soon. The company would be using old newspapers as...... read more

Forex Intervention: CBN injects $325.56m, CNY14m into Retail SMIS

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, October 18, 2019, made an intervention of $325.5million in the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) and CNY14million in the spot and shorttenored forwards segment of the inter-bank foreign market. This was disclosed by the Director, Corporate Communications Department, Isaac Okorafor, who revealed...... read more

Buhari to Ministers: No foreign trip for now *Harps on speedy budget passage

All Ministers and Heads of Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDA), must remain at their duty posts until after the defence of their individual 2020 budgets, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered on Friday. Buhari, who conveyed this decision through a statement by the Director of Information Office of the Secretary to the Government...... read more

Buhari wants Soludo's EAC to cook up figures - PDP *Says Nigeria back to state of pariah

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alerted Nigerians of moves by the Buhari Presidency to start conjuring false statistics to cover its incompetence and failures in governance, adding that the country was returning to the state of pariah.  The party, particularly described as “shocking” for the President to resort to self-applause...... read more

Reno to women: You're lucky I'm not the President, I'd have banned human hair

Reno Omokri, may have sparked off a major controversy with his tongue-lashing of African women for spending so much in the scarce foreign exchange to purchase human hair and bleaching creams, two items, he vowed to ban were he the Presient. The former presidential spokesman in the government of President Goodluck...... read more

BBC sex-for-mark video: Just half the story *The pendulum swings both ways – Daddy Freeze

Daddy Freeze Nigeria’s foremost On Air Personality (OAP), has joined the fray in the ongoing controversial video that captured some lecturers in Ghana and Nigerian universities allegedly sexually harassing their female students. Freeze, a well-known moral critic, urged the public to look at the other side of the story and not...... read more

PDP rubbishes Buhari’s 2020 budget *Says it’s recipe for hunger

“The budget remains hazy, showing streaks of padding, fraudulent duplications, replete with false performance indices, deceptive projections and inexplicable expenditure assertions which create openings for continued looting of our national patrimony by leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and persons close to the Presidency.” These were the exact words of...... read more

Nigeria LNG hails GOCOP *Says Nigeria’s problems need collective solution

For continuously putting together forums for brainstorming by stakeholders in all facets of the Nigerian society, the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP), once again earned kudos from the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) at the weekend. The company in its goodwill message to the GOCOP third annual conference, at the...... read more

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