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Nigerian banks are not creating wealth, they’re chasing deposits, says Umahi

 Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has challenged banks in Nigeria to create wealth instead of degenerating into only issues of depositing money in the banks. Umahi made his feeling known during an interactive meeting he had with CBN Financial inclusion strategy Implementation team at  the Government House,Abakaliki on Thursday. …

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Crisis looms in Cameroon as Southerners demand independence status

  Fresh trouble appears imminent in the Republic of Cameroon as Southern Cameroon, an English-speaking people on Friday demanded restoration of their sovereignty.    They also raised the alarm over alleged planned genocide against their people by citizens of the Republic of Cameroon.  Speaking in Abuja at a press conference, representatives of …

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2017 Budget Appropriation bill now before Acting President Osinbajo – Laolu Akande; What will he do with it? – The world watches

  Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has officially received the 2017 Budget Appropriation Bill from the National Assembly. It was delivered Friday by Senator Ita Solomon Enang, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters. The delivery of the critical document was confirmed by Laolu Akande, …

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Developers of collased Ilasamaja building unsealed stop work order – LASG …Set to prosecute culprits for contravening building law

  The developers of the three floor storey building which collapsed in Ilasamaja on Thursday criminally unsealed a stop work order on the building and continued construction before eventual collapse, the Lagos State Government has said. Speaking to journalists after an on the spot assessment of the collapsed site, the …

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Tax payers’ money at work in Lagos – Ambode …Set to construct eight-lane road from Ikorodu to Epe …Commissions network of roads in Epe, Ogudu, others

  Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday expressed appreciation to tax payers in the State for performing their civic obligations, revealing that the taxes paid have been judiciously utilized to make life comfortable for the people through implementation of several projects. Governor Ambode, who spoke separately at Epe …

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Stop behaving like a baby, N’ Delta Group tells Wike …Says he’s an agent of destabilisation

 A group, Niger Delta Advocacy and Good Governance Watch (NDAGGW) on Friday blamed Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State for fanning the embers of disunity in the Niger Delta region through his reckless and unguarded statements.  The NDAGGW in a statement by its President, Kinikan Charles Worgu and Secretary, Akpobome Gibson, …

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Acting President Osinbajo signs 3 Executive Orders to ease business, fast track budget submissions, promote made-in-Nigeria products

  In exercise of the presidential authorities vested in the Executive arm of government, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has signed three executive orders that will significantly change some of the ways government business and operations are conducted in the country forthwith. Ahead of the signing, the Acting President held …

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Police honour Umahi, call him best police-friendly governor as DIG Ntomchukwu visits

      The Nigeria Police Force has  described  the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi,  as the best police-friendly governor in Nigeria. And in recognition of this, the Force, through its Deputy Inspector-General, Valentine Ntomchukwu, presented Umahi with a special plaque at the state Executive Council Chambers, Government …

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