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President Buhari Is Back To Nigeria From China With Good News

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Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country in the early hours of yesterday, Saturday after a six- day official visit to the People’s Republic of China to strengthen bilateral and economic relations between Nigeria and China. The visit was on the Invitation of President Xi Jinping. Buhari was received at the airport by the Chief of Staff to the …

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Akanu Ibiam Airport Cleared For Flights To USA, China, Others

FRANCIS IGATA ENUGU—The Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Emene, Enugu State, has been approved for international flight operations to and from Atlanta, United States of America; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Johannesburg, South Africa; Mubia, India and Gwuanzuo, China. This revelation was made yesterday at the closing ceremony of Enugu State maiden investment summit by the Chairman, Air Peace, Allen Onyema, who …

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Low Savings: Okonjo-Iweala Didn’t Indict Jonathan’s Administration

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Erstwhile Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Friday, debunked media reports which quoted her as blaming the country’s present economic situation on the zero political will of the immediate past government, to save for the rainy day. Okonjo-Iweala Okonjo-Iweala Okonjo-Iweala, who served under the immediate-past administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, said some media organisations distorted her comments, regarding how …

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Fayose Asks China To Stop $2bn Loan To Nigeria

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The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has written to the Chinese Government, seeking the stoppage of the $2bn loan being sought by the Federal Government. President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to China this week was to discuss the development of the country’s infrastructure, including a $2bn loan for railway projects. But Fayose in his letter to President Xi Jinping of China …

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Labour Plans Protest March To NASS Over Budget Cut

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Workers in the public service yesterday said that they would march to the National Assembly to protest the cut in budgetary allocations to the service. The Secretary-General of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), Mr Alade Lawal, told newsmen in Lagos that they had mobilised workers all over the country to storm the Assembly. Lawal said that …

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Mikel, Falcao, Courtois Going

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Latest reports from England on Friday night suggested that Nigeria’s senior team, Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi topped the list of six major players who would be allowed to seek employment elsewhere next year. Others in the six-man list pencilled down are goalkeeper Courtois, Oscar junior, Radamel Falcao, Loic Remy and Baba Rahman. Not much was divulged about why the …

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Saraki’s CCT Trial, Senate Makes Exceptional Move

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– The Nigerian Senate is reportedly making move to retain the seat of the embattled current Senate president, Bukola Saraki – The hallowed chamber has began move to amend the code of conduct act CAP C15 LFN 2004 bill, which was sponsored by a representative of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta North, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi The Nigerian Senate has commenced moves …

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The Worst Will Happen If Saraki Is Removed – Baraje

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An APC chieftain has expressed worry that the PDP may take over Senate leadership.  Baraje says PDP may produce the next Senate president Abubakar Kawu Baraje, a founding member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the worst will happen if Bukola Saraki is removed from his position as Senate President, Daily Trust reports. Baraje who was a …

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