Politics

Nigeria sliding into anarchy under Buhari, says Agoro

Worried by the present state of the nation, a former presidential candidate of the National Action Council (NAC), Dr. Olapade Agoro, has called on eminent Nigerians to find solutions to the insecurity challenges and other burning issues in the country. Agoro in a statement said Nigeria is sliding into danger zone of anarchy under President […]

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APC: Only God, Edo people will make Ize-Iyamu governor

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Edo State chapter, yesterday, said that the National Chairman of the party,Adams Oshimhole, who was recently sacked by the Appeal Court, was not the reason Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State is running to save his head in the forthcoming September 19 governorship election in the state. […]

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Demolition: Reps ask FG to retaliate against Ghana

Angered by the recent demolition of Nigeria High Commi s s i on residential quarters in Accra, Ghana, the Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has called on the Federal Government to take a decisive action against the Ghanaian government. Gbajabiamila, who made the call on Tuesday when the Minister of Foreign Affairs, […]

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Land grabbers: Lagos residents seek Sanwo-Olu, Onigbanjo’s intervention

Three Lagos’ residents, Afolabi Olasanmi, Irene Olasanmi and Omolade Adesina have raised the alarm over plans by land grabbers to seize their land at Plot 352 Block XVI along Peter Akachukwu Street, Victory Estate, Okota, an outskirt of Lagos, asking Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Justice Commissioner, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) to rescue them from the […]

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Edo 2020: All issues to be resolved amicably –PDP Chair

The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State said yesterday that its leaders and groups have engaged in talks towards removing all the grey areas for smooth conduct of tomorrow’s governorship primaries in the state. Chairman of the PDP in the state, Mr. Tony Aziegbemi, who disclosed this in a telephone interview with New Telegraph in […]

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COVID-19 Fumigation: RATTAWU seeks protection of environment, work places

Disturbed over possible effects the unavoidable fumigation of public places occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic may portend, the Radio Television Theatre and Arts Workers Union of Nigeria (RATTAWU), has called for adequate protection of the environment and workplaces. A statement signed by the President RATTAWU, Kabir Tsanni and the General Secretary of the Union, Akpausoh […]

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Ex-LCCI chair: Banks must keep lending to MSMEs

Following PricewaterHouse Coopers’ (PwC) survey on age-long challenge of obtaining funding faced by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria, a former Chairman, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Small and Medium scale Enterprise Group (SMEG), John Kachikwu, has insisted that banks must continue to give credit to SMEs despite the financial challenges posed […]

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APC crisis: More confusion as Giadom, Eta jostle for power

More confusion crept into the leadership crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday as two factional leaders jostled for control of the machinery of power in the party. While one of the claimants to the Acting National Chairmanship position, Chief Victor Giadom announced that the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party will hold […]

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Reps summon industry minister, SON over six years unaudited accounts

The House of Representatives Public Account Committee (PAC) has summoned the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Adeniyi Adebayo and the management of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON). They were to appear before the committee on Friday, June 26. The committee issued the summon after the unanimous adoption of a motion by Hon. […]

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ICPC: We’ve uncovered N250m fraud in teaching hospita

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) yesterday said it has uncovered ‘alleged diversion’ of a whopping N250 million “from the personnel cost account of Usman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH), Sokoto State.” The anti-graft body said the discovery was “in its continuing effort to rid public sector institutions of corruption and […]