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Nwabueze, ILT call for Constituent Assembly to draft new constitution; ‘Our No. One problem is the National Question,’ he insists

From: Madu Ezenoha, Enugu Foremost constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben Nwabueze and Igbo Leaders of Thought (ILT), Monday called on the federal government to immediately convene a Constituent Assembly to discus how to resolve the nation’s unresolved national question and come up with a draft new constitution. In a separate press …

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CBN injects $195m into Forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, October 9, 2017, continued its intervention in the inter-bank foreign Exchange market with the injection of $195m. Figures released by the Bank show that it offered the total sum of $100million to the wholesale segment, while the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) segment received the sum of $50 million. The invisibles …

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Aliko Dangote shares secret of backward integration with investors: “Produce entire value chain”

  At the Financial Times’ 4th annual Africa Summit (http://APO.af/qv2dZF) at Claridges in London, editor in chief Lionel Barber conducted an extraordinarily candid public conversation with Nigerian Aliko Dangote, Africa’s most successful business leader, in the presence of Nigerian vice-president Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Congolese presidential hopeful Moise Katumbi, and about …

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Abe rejoices with Ipalibo Harry on his birthday celebration

The senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has congratulated a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Dr. Ipalibo Harry on his birthday celebration describing him as an astute and fearless politician. Abe, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt and signed by …

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Due Process: Between security votes and oil contracts By Yushau A. Shuaib

Successive administrations in Nigeria, including the current one claim to promote transparency and accountability by following due process in financial dealings and public procurements. Nevertheless, governments at all levels avoid strict compliance with standard norms and regulations when actions are taken for both economic and political exigencies. The confusion and …

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Football remains critical tool for uniting Nigerians – Ambode …Unveils 22ft ‘Football Forever’ statue in Teslim Balogun Stadium, others

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday unveiled the ‘Football Forever’ statue at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, acknowledging that football remains the most popular sports that keep the nation united even in critical periods. The statue is a 22ft tall sculpture of four players, two aside, standing on an …

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Again, Court affirms Lagos Govt’s authority over inland waterways…Says NIWA lacks constitutional power to regulate State waterways

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday affirmed the power of the Lagos State Government to legislate and control the inland waterways within the territory of the State. The Court, in a judgment on a suit with reference number FHC/L/CS/1098/07 filed by fishermen operating in Eti-Osa Local Government Area …

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Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifiers: President Buhari, Senate President Saraki, Speaker Dogara, Gov. Tambuwal congratulate victorious Super Eagles

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory Saturday over the Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The President, who described the hard-earned victory as “very sweet, soothing and a 57th Independence Anniversary gift to the nation,” applauded the …

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