Nigerians spent N1.6trn on power generators in one year, says NESRA

Director General of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESRA), Dr Lawrence Anukam, has said that recent statistics from the Centre for Management Development, has revealed that an estimated 60... Read more »

ASUU strike’ll have negative impact on 2019 elections – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the lingering strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) will have serious impact on preparations for the conduct of the 2019 general elections. Chairman, Information... Read more »

2019 Budget hopeless, bound to fail — Saraki

* Says: Nigerians safer in 2015 Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has dismissed the 2019 Appropriation Bill submitted to the National Assembly by President MuhammaduBuhari, saying it is hopeless and bound to... Read more »

20.9m Nigerians now unemployed, says NBS

The number of unemployed Nigerians rose by 3.3 million to 20.9 million in the third quarter of 2018 (Q3’18), according to a report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The NBS... Read more »

Ayade inaugurates campaign council, declares operation win your polling unit

Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade on Wednesday inaugurated the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) campaign council in the state with a charge on members to win their polling units. Ayade, who... Read more »

For the power game the medium also is the message

Marshall McLuhan was a great Canadian media scholar. He left us with many insights.Perhaps the most storied is this: ”The Medium is the Message.” Strictly, the Canadian was speaking of the interaction... Read more »

2019 budget: Reps deny receiving N50m for constituency projects

The House of Representatives has denied accessing 50 percent of the N100 billion allocated to zonal intervention projects in the 2018 budget. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss... Read more »

Baru directs NNPC retail to attain 30% market share in downstream sector

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has charged the Corporation’s downstream company, NNPC Retail,to increase its current 14 per cent market share to 30 per... Read more »

2019 Budget: Buhari scolds ‘unruly’ lawmakers

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, reprimanded some recalcitrant members of the National Assembly who booed and jeered him as he presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill. The presentation of the annual budget was... Read more »

Port Congestion: NPA increases storage, demurrage free periods

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has extended free storage and demurrage periods at the seaports, thus assuring terminal operators and shipping companies of a possible shift in government operational charges to ameliorate... Read more »
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