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Why Nigerians must support local govt autonomy – Group

The Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), has called on Nigerians to support the ongoing constitutional review seeking to grant autonomy to local governments.

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Federal govt earned $7 billion from Addax Petroleum since 2009 – firm

Addax Petroleum Development (Nigeria) Limited, which operates Production Sharing Contract (PSC) with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) PSC has produced 425 million barrels of crude oil and generated over $7 billion in revenue to the Nigerian government since 2009 when SINOPEC took over the company.

Why I created ministry of happiness – Governor Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State explained why he created the much maligned Ministry of Happiness and Purpose Fulfillment.

Musiliu Obanikoro seeks Lagos West APC senatorial ticket

Two weeks after he formally defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has indicated his interest to seek the 2019 senatorial nomination in Lagos West senatorial district.

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro bars opposition from next year’s election

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that the country's main opposition parties will be banned from taking part in next year's presidential elections.

Contaminated infant milk intended for France and foreign markets withdrawn

The French government has withdrawn infant milk manufactured by the Lactalis group, intended for France and foreign markets, because of a risk of contamination by salmonella.

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Abusers of naira notes risk six months in jail – central bank

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday cautioned Nigerians against abusing the naira notes, warning that anyone caught would risk six months imprisonment or pay a fine of N50,000.

Customs seizes contraband goods worth N27 million in Ogun

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Ogun State said it intercepted and seized smuggled goods worth N27 million, within a week.

NYSC bans night parties, indecent dressing

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Suleiman Kazaure, has warned corps members against engaging in night parties in their areas of posting.

Nepal votes in final round of historic polls

Nepal votes Thursday in the final round of historic parliamentary elections aimed at drawing a line under years of conflict and political turmoil in the Himalayan country.

Govt must provide enabling environment for entrepreneurs – Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti

Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti, has said government must continually provide enabling environment for entrepreneurs to thrive.