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A 1930 Packard 734 Speedster Runabout sits in front of a 1992 Porsche 964 Carrera RS at Christie’s New York during a press preview on February 8, 2019. – The Gooding & Company’s annual Amelia Island Auction is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year for automotive enthusiast and is to be held March 8, 2019. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP)

Porsche warns of Brexit price hike on UK cars

Porsche customers in the UK should brace for a price hike of up to 10 percent in case of a hard Brexit, the luxury German carmaker warned Monday.

Rotimi Amaechi: I’ve never opened my mouth to abuse Goodluck Jonathan

The immediate past Governor of Rivers State and current Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has said that he had never abused former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Enugu, Nigeria

Dealers in livestock at Enugu artisan market travel ahead of elections

The livestock dealers in Artisan Market, Enugu State, mainly people from the northern part of the country have travelled home a day to the general elections.

Kogi government moves to boost cashew nuts business

Kogi government says it has rolled out new measures to salvage the dwindling fortunes of cashew business in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday said he had directed security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list.

President Buhari: Our economic policies are making desired impact

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Lagos said his administration’s economic policies are making the desired impact, evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.

Governor Ortom: Senator Akume should be in jail

Ortom, said this to journalists while reacting to an allegation by the former governor at President Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential campaign rally held at Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi, on Wednesday.

I make N450,000 from poultry monthly – housewife

A housewife, Hajiya Hassan Idris, said on Thursday that she smiled to the bank with N450,000 monthly from poultry farming business.

MultiChoice adds four Nigerian channels to DStv

NTA News 24, NTA 2, NTA Parliamentary and Pop Central are now available to DStv customers with Premium, Compact +, Compact, Family and Access packages in Nigeria .

Election: Kingsley Moghalu, Tunde Bakare others task media on unbiased reportage

Some eminent Nigerians on Tuesday called on the media to ensure a balanced reportage of electoral activities in order to consolidate the present political dispensation.

Malaysia unveils five-year plan to fight corruption

Malaysia has unveiled an ambitious five-year plan to clamp down on corruption in government, months after a multi-billion-dollar graft scandal brought down the previous administration.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Governor Sani Bello: Inefficient power bane of Nigeria’s development

The Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has identified the absence of efficient electricity supply as the major constraint hindering the economic development of the country.
Christine Lagarde

Low participation of women in finance sector is unfair – IMF chief

The lack of women in finance is unfair to women and bad for banks, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said.
There is high security in and around the Swiss ski resort of Davos as many of the world's political and corporate leaders gather this week. AFP

WEF: China, Europe take centre stage on Davos day two

China and Europe take centre stage in front of the world’s business elite at Davos on Wednesday, a day after Brazil’s hard-right President Jair Bolsonaro promised reform and tried to win over sceptics about his environmental platform.

More cash found in Justice Onnoghen’s accounts

Detectives may have found more “suspicious” funds in Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s accounts, The Nation has learnt.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu raises the alarm over name dropping, extortion

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has raised the alarm over the illegal action of some people using his name to defraud innocent Nigerians on the guise of securing favours from him.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Election: Governor Wike urges Rivers people to vote Atiku Abubakar

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Friday called on Rivers people to vote overwhelmingly for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as he had the business and leadership acumen to create employment opportunities and revive Nigeria’s economy.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reduce the size of federal government

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to reduce the size of the centre if elected.
Charcoal

Father of three makes N200,000 monthly from charcoal business in Kaduna

A 29-year-old man, Yusuf Adamu, on Friday, said he makes an average sale of N200,000 monthly from charcoal business.

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Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

AC Milan join Napoli in race for Victor Osimhen

In a surprise development, Football Italia reported Milan had entered the race to sign Lille striker, although Napoli still remain strong contenders.
Acting Secretary, Health and Human Services Secretariat in the Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA, Dr Mohammed Kawu has tested positive for Covid-19.

FCT health secretary discharged from isolation centre

The Acting Secretary of the FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr Mohammed Kawu, has been discharged from the Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja, where he has been receiving treatment for COVID 19.
Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen strikes again as Lille beat Strasbourg 2-0 at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in the Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen re-evaluates Napoli offer, to decide over the next 48 hours

Sources stated last week that he was ready to reject the move, not so much because of Napoli, but as an act of defiance against those close to him who were trying to orchestrate the transfer.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 5

House of Reps quizzes NDDC over N70.495 billion awarded contracts

The House of Representatives at the weekend flagged off its investigation into the N70.495 billion allegedly paid by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to 1,773 contractors as mobilization fees without resorting to site, between 2008 and 2012.

Presidency: Why 2020 budget was increased despite drop in revenue

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Umar El-Yakub, has said the decision of the Presidency to increase the 2020 Budget despite drop in revenue was meant to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s economy.