Monday, October 21, 2019

Economy: World Bank ranks Nigeria among ‘Top 20 Improvers’ in ease of doing business

Nigeria has been named among the “top 20 improvers” in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings for 2019. Renowned Indian-American experts on strategy, globalisation, and entrepreneurship, Anil Gupta, disclosed...

What Buhari said about hate speech, economy, corruption (FULL SPEECH)

Dear Compatriots, 1st October each year is an opportunity for us to reflect and thank God for his endless blessings on our country. 2. It is also a time for us, collectively,...
Why I met with Osinbajo at State House -- Ortom

Why I met with Osinbajo at State House — Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom spoke with State House correspondents on Monday after a meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Here are the excerpts: What brought you to the State House today? We...
Court upholds Taraba Gov Ishaku's election

Court upholds Taraba Gov Ishaku’s election

The Taraba State election petition tribunal has nullified a petition brought by the All Progressives Congress challenging the election of Governor Darius Ishaku. The court on Friday said...
Reps urge Nigerian govt to assist ailing industries

Reps urge Nigerian govt to assist ailing industries

The House of Representatives has called on the federal government to urgently rescue ailing industries so as to absorb the teeming unemployed graduates and create wealth for Nigeria. The lawmakers made...
Why Nigeria needs to pay more attention to environmental management

Why Nigeria needs to pay more attention to environmental management

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says environmental health is a very important component of nation-building and needs to receive more attention in Nigeria. WHO Country Representative in Nigeria, Peter Clement, said...

South Africa proposes cultural exchange programme with Nigerian youth groups

Bobby Moroe, Acting High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria, on Wednesday in Abuja, held a meeting with some Nigerian youth groups and proposed cultural exchange programmes between the two...
Sanwo-Olu commissions 492-flat housing estate

Sanwo-Olu commissions 492-flat housing estate

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday commissioned a 492-flat housing project, named after the first civilian governor of the state, Lateef Jakande, in Igando, Lagos. The project started in 2012 under the...

South African clothing store looted in Lagos

Hoodlums taking advantage of the ongoing outrage against the treatment of Nigerians in South Africa have looted an outlet of a major South African clothing retailer in Lagos. The Surulere, Lagos,...
Arrest order against me, an invitation to anarchy in Imo - Okorocha

Arrest order against me, an invitation to anarchy in Imo – Okorocha

A former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has described the state government’s arrest order against him as an open invitation to anarchy in Imo State. Mr Okorocha said this in...

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