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(Interview) Fighting corruption is not the policy of government but a process of government — Goddy Uwazurike, Aka-Ikenga President

Chief Goddy Uwazurike, lawyer, President of Aka Ikenga, the think-tank of the pan-Igbo organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo and member of the National Conference convened by the immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, in this interview talks about President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointments, 100 days in office and sundry national issues.   On …

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Zenith Bank committed to developing grassroots football in Nigeria — CEO Amangbo; unveils partnership with NFF

Leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has announced a novel plan to engineer football growth and development in the country with a unique partnership with the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) geared towards capacity building programmes. Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Peter Amangbo told a delegation of the NFF top …

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PDP eulogizes Bamanga Tukur at 80

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described its former National Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, as ‘a quintessential democrat and humble statesman, who has contributed immensely to the development and stability of the nation.’ The PDP, in a birthday message to Alhaji Tukur, who turned 80, Tuesday, said it remains proud …

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Airtel unveils smart Trade-In service

Telecommunications service provider, Airtel Nigeria, has launched a new service which enables customers to trade in their old phones for brand new Smartphones. The service, tagged Airtel Smart TRADE-IN seeks to fulfill the desire of customers to own premium smart phones by simply visiting any designated Airtel showroom to trade-in …

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Shell commends Buhari’s commitment to implementation of UNEP Report; completes 16 of 22 actions

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Nigeria Limited has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his commitment towards the setting up of governance structures that are critical to the comprehensive implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Report. Mr. Igo Weli, General Manager, External Relations, SPDC, who briefed the media, weekend, …

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Give credit to Jonathan for improved power supply — Ex-minister, Sulaiman

Immediate past Minister/Deputy Chairman, National Planning Commission (NPC), Dr. Abubakar Olanrewaju Sulaiman has posited that the nation’s power supply would greatly improve if incidences of insecurity in various parts of the country abate. The former minister who also acknowledged a renewed sense of patriotism among Nigerians as being partly responsible …

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APC replies PDP: Your strategy is to distract Buhari Administration with jejune statements

In a swift reaction to the advice by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Monday, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to focus on the economy, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), late Monday, described the PDP’s ‘rambling statement on the nation’s economy as part of the opposition’s ploy to distract the Buhari Administration …

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