Algerian President Bouteflika resigns amid protest

Mr Bouteflika, who faced mass protest against his rule for over a month, had maintained his position as defence minister in the caretaker government announced on Sunday. The post appeared first on .

Oshiomhole turning APC into regional minority party – Rochas

…Says party risks serious setback in 2023 …Warns against neglecting south-east in NASS leadership  Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state said Monday that the leadership style of national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Adeleke: Police storm Osun PDP secretariat; It’s to prevent attack on...

A contingent of anti-riot policemen on Monday stormed the Osun state secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), located around Biket area of Osogbo. Though the policemen did not enter the premises of the 3-storey building, their presence caused apprehension among members of the opposition party and the people in the neighbourhood. When the Tribune […] The post appeared first on .

Okorocha visits Buhari, expresses hope of getting Certificate of Return

INEC withheld Mr Okorocha’s Certificate of Return for Imo West Senatorial District as the returning officer alleged he declared him winner under duress. The post appeared first on .

McClaren Sacked As QPR Boss

Steve McClaren has been sacked by QPR after a run of just one win in 15 Championship games. The former England boss replaced Ian Holloway in May 2018, but has been dismissed with the club in 17th position, eight points above the relegation zone. QPR’s last win came on February 26 against Leeds United. And […] The post appeared first on .


His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha CON, Governor- Elect, Imo State , has constituted a Transition Technical Committee. The Committee Members are as follows: Membership 1. Dr. Ernest Ebi Chairman 2. Dr. Kema Chikwe Vice Chairman 3. Chinedu Okpaleke Secretary Sectoral Sub-Committee Membership Projects Review Sub-Committee 1. Dr. Chris Asoluka – Sub-Committee Chair 2. Dr. […] The post appeared first on .

NBMA fully backed by NASS – Chidoka

The Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Habitat, Obinna Chidoka, has said that the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has the full support of the National Assembly in carrying out its duties. He stated this

Nigeria, India strengthen bilateral tie towards renewable energy

The need to strengthen the bilateral tie between Nigeria and India, especially in the areas of renewable energy, sustainable development and other environmental issues has been advocated. The call was made when the newly-posted Indian

Biosafety restates need to regulate emerging technologies

The Director-General, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr, Rufus Ebegba has called for the strict regulation of new and emerging aspects of the application of modern biotechnology. Ebegba in a submission recently to the Public

CCT Trial: I alongside Onnoghen submitted CCB forms in 2010 –...

The first defence witness (W1), Lawal Olanrewaju Busari, called by the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, in the ongoing trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), told the tribunal on Monday

As INEC resumes collation in River, Obi warns against irregularities, manipulation

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 Presidential election and former governor of Anambra state Peter Obi has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Rivers state to

Senate uncovers illegal company floated by Trade and Investment Ministry, rejects...

Senate Committee on Trade and Investment has uncovered a Special Economic Zone Company listed for N42billion  appropriation from the  2019 budget proposals by the Federal Ministry of Industry ,Trade and Investment. The discovery of the

Your budgeting process should reflect cost of transaction, Senate tells BPE

The Senate Committee on Privatisation has called for the review of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) budgeting structure to reflect cost of transactions. The Vice Chairman of the Committee, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi, made this

Merger: Access Bank lists 6.617bn shares

Access Bank Plc has listed 6. 617 billion ordinary shares of 50 Kobo each at the Nigerian Stock Exchange which resulting from the scheme of merger between Access and Diamond Bank.  The NSE said that following

2019 CAM Bill will allow one person form company – CAC

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has explained that the Companies and Allied Matters (CAM) Bill 2019 will allow an individual to form a company and make use of Common Seal option for companies. The Commission said the

NSE: Stock market loses N150bn

Transactions on the floor of Nigerian Stock Exchange Monday opened on a negative trend, shedding N150 billion. Specifically, market capitalisation of listed equities declined by 1.29 per cent to N11.522 trillion from N11.672 trillion reported

Over 2500 visitors to grace 2019 Securex West Africa

More than 2,500 visitors, 85 exhibiting brands along with key industry stakeholders from governmental organisations and prominent industry associations will grace the 9th edition of Securex West Africa. Having firmly established itself as the region’s

Fidelity Bank presents N3.2bn dividend for shareholders

Buoyed by strong financial result for the year-ended December 31, 2018, Fidelity Bank Plc, has initiated a N3.2 billion dividend payout to shareholders. The bank posted a 4.8 per cent growth in gross earnings from

Kano re-run: CSO warns on misleading information

A civil society group, StandNigeria Initiative, an election observer in the recently concluded elections in Kano state, has describe as “falsehood” the information be peddled by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that elections in Kano,

Institute develops fortified organic fertiliser, composts

Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T) Ibadan has developed fortified organic fertiliser, enriched composts through partially aerated technique within a highly reduced period of preparation. The IAR&T executive director, Prof. James Adediran, stated this