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APC leader, Bisi Akande, urges prayers for President Buhari’s health; Warns against anarchy, disorder of a “monumental proportion “

The founding National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, has urged Nigerians to pray fervently for President Muhammadu Buhari’s health. “The health of the leader is intricately intertwined with the health of the Nation. It is more so in a delicately fragile Union of Nations called …

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Guild of Editors commends CBN’s efforts at diversification of economy, Made in Nigeria campaign; Hails apex bank’s management of forex rate

The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has commended the Federal Government’s efforts towards diversification of the economy, which is a way out of the current recession in the country. In a communiqué at the end of its 2017 Biennial Convention in Lagos last weekend, the Guild specifically commended  the Central …

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Recession not a crime, a wake up call to rearrange expenditure – Ambode …Says Media, key drivers of good governance; Funke Egbemode re-elected President of Guild of Editors

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday said that contrary to the view held by most people, recession was not a crime but a period that calls for government at all levels to rearrange its expenditure and give more priority to capital expenditure. Governor Ambode, who spoke at the …

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Nnamdi Kanu’s release a welcome development — Peter Obi •Calls for release of other detained Biafra activists; Goddy Uwazurike cautions vigilance

  Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has described the release of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, as a welcome development. Kanu, who was detained for 18 months, was set free from Kuje Prison Abuja on Thursday evening after meeting the …

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President Buhari congratulates NIMASA DG on election as Chairman of AAMA; Attends Friday prayer with Monguno, Daura, Magu

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, on his election as the new Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrators (AAMA) at the end of the Third Annual Conference of the continental organization in Abuja …

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President Buhari advocates synergy, collaboration to grow African maritime potentials

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for improved synergy and collaboration among African countries to effectively attain a sustainable use of Africa’s Oceans and Seas. President Buhari who made the call while declaring open the 3rd Conference of the Association of Heads of African Maritime Administration (AAMA) in Abuja admonished Maritime …

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West Africa loses 1.3 billion Dollars to illegal fishing annually- Dogara ….Maritime sector key to Nigeria’s economic revival says Dogara. ….Pledges commitment to passing suppression of Piracy and other unlawful Acts at Sea Bill

The Speaker of the House of Representatives , Hon Yakubu Dogara, has expressed dismay that  Illegal Unreported and Unregulated ( IUU ) fishing leads to an annual loss of over 1.3 billion dollars in West Africa alone. This is just as he pledged the commitment of the National Assembly to …

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NLNG MD, Attah says Nigeria can become global gas powerhouse, if… ; Unveils company’s 2017 Facts and Figures publication

  The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG), Tony Attah, Wednesday in Lagos, publicly presented the company’s Facts and Figures on NLNG 2017 publication, a compendium of the NLNG business. The publication was presented in the presence of the company’s Deputy Managing Director, Sadeeq Mai-Bornu; …

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IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu elected ECA leader; Group blasts Yakassai over comment on Biafra; Insists on restructuring of Nigeria

From: Madu Ezenoha, Enugu A coalition of Igbo groups, known as Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) has lambasted elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai over his recent utterances against the Biafra struggle. The Group also elected the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu as its new …

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Recovered cash: Amaechi issues Fani Kayode, Fayose’s aide 7 days ultimatum; Demands apology, N500million, N750million respectively as compensation for defamation

  Minister of Transportation, Chief Rotimi Amaechi’s lawyer, Prince Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, has written to former Aviation Minister, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode and media aide to Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, Mr. Lere Olayinka, threatening “stiff legal actions” if they fail, within seven days, to apologise and pay N500million and …

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Dangote will be largest exporter of rice in 5 years – AfDB President

  Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021  Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has said that billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote (www.Dangote.com), may become the largest exporter of …

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Deeper Christian Life Ministry holds Easter Retreat -‘Conquering with the Crucified King’

Deeper Christian Life Ministry, DCLM, held its National Easter Retreat with the theme ‘Conquering with the Crucified King’ from April 13 -16, 2017 at Km 42 Lagos –Ibadan Express way. The General Superintendent of the Ministry, Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi, ministered at the well attended Retreat. Pictures below show some …

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Ikoyi $43million: Rivers State Govt claims ownership ▪Gives FG seven days ultimatum to return the funds ‘diverted by the immediate past Governor’

Rivers State Governor has given the Federal Government  an ultimatum of 7 days to return  the $43million dollars  found in a luxury apartment in Ikoyi  to the Rivers State Government , failing which the State Government  will take legal measures to ensure  that it gets back her stolen  resources   …

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How Lagos reflated economy to overcome recession – Ambode; Receives Management of Unilever; Nigeria-British Chamber of Commerce

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said that his administration took decisive steps, deployed workable strategies and judiciously utilised resources to cushion the effects of the economic recession witnessed across the nation in 2016. Governor Ambode, who spoke at Lagos House in Ikeja when he received the management …

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