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Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Dangote refinery will transform Nigeria’s economy, eliminate fuel scarcity – Aliko

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says his refinery will eliminate fuel scarcity and transform Nigeria’s economy for decades when it comes on stream.
Bi-Courtney Nigeria Limited, Wale Babalakin

Wale Babalakin: Integrity is key to success

The Pro-chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has said true greatness can be measured by an individual’s integrity and the ability to positively affect the lives of the people around him.
Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, says the conglomerate’s revenue base will hit $30 billion by 2020 — a feat he would have considered impossible 10 years ago.

Aliko Dangote maintains position as Africa’s richest man

Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi: Nigeria needs economic re-engineering

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has said that what Nigeria needed now was a team with a firm understanding of global economic realities to plan the re-engineering of the country along those realities.
Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bola Tinubu: Political robbers deny Nigeria of competent Senate presidency

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday in Ibadan said some unnamed political prostitutes and robbers denied Nigeria of vibrant Senate presidency since 2015 when President Muhammadu Buhari took over the reign of governance.

Nicholas Ukachukwu: Why I’m eyeing the Senate

The Anambra South Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA) in the coming 2019 general elections, Prince Nicholas Ukachukwu, has said that he was inspired to throw his heart into the next elections in order to provide services as never been done before in the state.
kayode fayemi ekiti

Olusegun Aderemi: Kayode Fayemi needs society-minded entrepreneurs to succeed

Olusegun Aderemi, a Lagos based industrialist and Atayero of Aramoko-Ekiti, has described the last administration of Ayo Fayose as a monumental waste to Ekiti State. This is even as he noted that Governor Kayode Fayemi needed society-minded entrepreneurs to succeed.

Enugu guber: Ekene Uzodinma emrges UPP candidate

An industrialist, Ekene Uzodinma, has picked the United Progressive Party (UPP) nomination form for Enugu State governorship election.
Princess Funke Adedoyin

Kwara House of Reps member Funke Adedoyin passes on

A member of the House of Representatives representing Irepodun Isin/Ekiti/Oke Ero Federal Constituency of Kwara State, Ms. Funke Adedoyin, has passed on.

PDP mulls consensus presidential candidate to avoid implosion

Some powerful members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), concerned about the possible implosion of the party after the 5 October primary election to pick a presidential candidate, are in frantic search of a consensus candidate.

2019: APC to hold 1 million-man rally in support of President Buhari

Party faithful of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District Of Akwa Ibom State have concluded arrangements to hold one-million-man-march in Ikot Ekpene in Akwa Ibom State on Saturday July 21st by 10.00am.

President Buhari: My government will not tolerate mediocrity under any guise

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, said he would not tolerate mediocrity from any public or private citizen, just as he would go out of his way to reward excellence.

Senator Makarfi mourns Kano billionaire Isyaku Rabiu

Former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has condoled with the family and people of Kano State over the death of Tijjaniya Muslim leader and Kano businessman, Khalifa Isiyaku Rabiu.

Innoson chief Innocent Chukwuma released on bail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released the statement below announcing the release of Innocent Chukwuma, the chief executive officer of Innoson Motors.

Why commodities prices are high – MAN chief

An Industrialist, Mr Frank Jacob, said on Friday that the prices of domestic commodities were up because the exchange rate between the naira and the dollar was still high.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.