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  • Naira, Dollar
    Currency trading at N325 per dollar on parallel market [March 15, 2016]

    The Naira maintained its momentum from last week on the parallel market, trading at N325 to the dollar for buyers. The speculative trend of the currency seems to remain as it keeps fluctuating, even though pressure on the currency has eased considerably. Today, the Naira continued to trade at the same N325/dollar, which it traded

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  • President-Muhammadu-Buhari1
    Top 6 things you should know about new SMEDAN DG

    Dikko Radda has been appointed as the Director-General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), by President Muhammadu Buhari. His appointment was contained in a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. According to the statement, his appointment takes immediate effect. Below are things you should

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  • map-nigeria
    Governors plan investment in mineral resources, agricultural devt

    In their bid to boost internally generated revenue to augment dwindling allocations from the Federal Government, governors from the North-West zone plan massive investment in exploration of their mineral resources and development of agriculture. The governors,’ under the ageis of North-West governors’ forum, made the declaration at the end of their meeting in Katsina. A

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  • APC, Fayose
    ‘Order DSS to release our members immediately,’ lawmakers tell Buhari

    Ekiti State House of Assembly lawmakers have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of their colleagues in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) custody. The lawmakers stormed the National Assembly in Abuja today, March 10, demanding the immediate released of their members, who have been arrested since March 4. The

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  • nigerian-military-army
    Why we flogged protesting women in Delta —Army Unit Commander

    THE Nigerian Army Unit Commander stationed at Ovre-Eku community, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State, Lt. E. D. Oworobo, has told a police source that the reason he ordered his men to flog the women who had embarked on a peaceful protest over a disputed land claimed by PRESCO Oil Company, was because they

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  • James Ocholi
    Ocholi warned of end-time evils before death

    Minutes before he died , the Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, James Ocholi, had mounted the pulpit at the Restoration Bible Church, UngwarRomi in Kaduna State, where he warned the congregation of “the evils of end-time period” and admonished them to be consistent with God. Ocholi died in the automobile accident that also

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  • osinbajo
    Nigeria, Switzerland sign accord on Abacha loot

    Nigeria and Switzerland on Tuesday announced an agreement to return $321 million in public funds stolen by the former military ruler Sani Abacha. The agreement came after a meeting in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, between Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and a Swiss delegation including the country’s foreign minister and ambassador. Both countries said the “letter of

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  • APC
    Another APC Member Killed In Rivers

    SUSPECTED political thugs on Monday set a middle-aged man popularly known as Kpom-Kpom ablaze in Buguma Town, the headquarters of Asari-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State. It was gathered that the supporters of the People’s Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress in the area had clashed following the killing of the middle-aged man

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  • Biafra
    We will not tolerate Nigeria, Biafra will be – IPOB replies Buhari

    The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Sunday reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment that Nigeria would not tolerate Biafra, pointing out that Biafra would also not tolerate Nigeria. Buhari in a recent interview lamented the renewed agitation, which led to the killing of over 2million Nigerians decades ago. Spokespersons of IPOB, Emma Mmezu and

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  • FRSC
    FRSC confirms 2 persons dead from tanker explosion in Benin

    The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Edo State on Saturday confirmed the death of two persons in a road crash involving two trucks at the Ovia River near Benin. The Tollgate Unit Commander, Adewale Ameen, who confirmed the accident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday, said the driver of one of

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