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Sen.Victor Umeh, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has given his backing to governorship aspiration of Prof Charles Soludo, former Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), governor.
Senior citizens under auspices of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), on Wednesday said they have resolved to embark on a massive protest, starting Friday morning across 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory in order to press home their demands on ‘minimum pension’.
Former Inspector General of Police and former Chairman Police Service Commission, Mike Okiro, has alleged that his ethnic nationality, Egbema, was being marginalised and relegated in the scheme of things.
Dr Titus Okunrounmu, former Director, Budgeting Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says Nigeria’s economy can grow by between seven per cent and 10 per cent annually if the necessary measures are put in place.
The President and Chairman of the Council of Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria), Professor Charles Uwadia, has disclosed that digital technologies have proven to be efficient in sustaining social and economic developments.
The federal government has traced the failure of previous national economic plans partly to inadequate cooperation and buy-in by sub-national governments.
Federal Government has blamed the states for the shortcomings of the past development plans, saying it did not receive the needed co-operation from the sub-national governments.
Dangote Industries Limited has expressed its determination to always come out with strategies that will boost business opportunities in Nigeria.
Companies of United States of America (USA) origin operating in Nigeria invested a total of $3.75billion to expand their operations in the country in the last five years and plans to invest another $2.75 billion in the next three years, a survey by American Business Council (ABC) has shown.
Marketers of petroleum products under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) have called for a joint action of stakeholders in the Nigeria economy to find ways to mitigate adverse effects of the imminent increase in the price of petrol.
The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has stated that the All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal Government was running a vindictive administration, adding that the government only go after leaders who are not APC member.
Governor Nyesom Wike says the failure of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to tackle insecurity and corruption will compel Nigerians to vote out the party in 2023.
Thirty prominent professional bodies under the aegis of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) yesterday urged the federal government to immediately overhaul the country’s security apparatus, saying the situation had largely deteriorated in recent months.
Dr. George Moghalu, Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has said that the authority has commenced enforcement of Shipyard operations and boat building regulations to curtail incidence of boat mishap.
The Federal Government will use part of the N2.3 trillion stimulus package to purchase locally produced items as buyer of last resort in line with its Economic Sustainability Plan, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for the review of the regulatory framework of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) in the interest of the Nigerian economy, business continuity, private sector development and job creation.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed surprise over the failure of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, to acknowledge the bold efforts APC administration made towards diversifying Nigeria economy.
Managing Director of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Chief Askia Ogieh, has described this year’s Workers Day as an unusual one amidst the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday received the report of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) on the impacts of Coronavirus disease on the Nigeria’s economy.
The National Economic Council on Thursday received the report of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council on the impacts of Coronavirus disease on Nigeria’s economy.
The Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA) has appealed to the Federal Government to support the completion of the Enugu International Trade Fair complex to boost Nigeria economy.
National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) on Sunday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has surpassed all past Presidents of the country in the development of the Niger Delta region.
Manchester United plan to keep Edinson Cavani at Old Trafford for the 2021-22 season by offering the striker a wage increase of £50,000, according to reports.
The crisis among pensioners on Sunday got messier as Federal Civil Service Pensioners (FCSP) finally opted out of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) over alleged denial of the branch’s rights and privileges.
The Hammers boss – whose men were beaten by Everton – has called on the Premier League to explain the questions surrounding the integrity of the competition being affected with United’s 3-1 win at Aston Villa their first of three games in five games.
Chief George Moghalu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Anambra, says electing a credible candidate is critical for the party to capture power in the state.
The Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Agba, says the ministry will continue to support the Federal Government’s policies on diversification of the energy sector.
Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has described Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, as “a pure evil, a janjaweed terrorist”.
Belgian club KAS Eupen have joined the race to sign Enyimba winger Anayo Iwuala, who last month debuted for the Super Eagles.
Ebonyi State Government has described the 15-point Communiqué of the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-east on their resolution for states to maintain a joint security vigilante to be called Ebubeagu Joint Security Network as an exercise in futility and an attempt to mislead the general public.
Rebels who launched an offensive in northern Chad, sparking clashes that claimed the life of veteran president Idriss Deby Itno, are in flight, the country's new defence minister said on Thursday.