A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, announced on Monday that he was consulting widely to run for the presidency in 2019. Mr. Moghalu told political correspondents in Lagos that time had come for technocrats,...
Indications that President Muhammadu Buhari would contest the 2019 presidential election against all odds emerged at the weekend as members of the Buhari support group have started opening campaign offices across the country with the official opening of a secretariat in...
Southern groups, including the Ohanaeze Ndigbo; the pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, and the Ijaw Youth Council, on Sunday said restrucuring must be central to the plan by the North to form an alliance with zones in the South...
Struggling Nigeria’s national currency may soon rebound against other world currencies as the UK Export Finance Agency says it would soon add the naira to its list of “pre-approved currencies” for trade transactions. It was reported at the weekend that naira...
By Tope Popoola A few months back, I did some repair work on my car. At about the same time, I did some tiling work in the house. At the end of both exercises, I kept the leftover broken tiles...
Signboard outside the Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri, demanding for “equity” in Imo state’s zoning arrangement. If you’re from certain states in today’s Nigeria, you cannot aspire to the highest office in the land. There are stories making the rounds among various...
President Donald Trump through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a donation of $89 million in additional development assistance to Nigeria. This he said was in continuation of US’ support for development goals outlined in a...
A mystery snake is said to have sneaked into the accounts office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital and made away with N36 million cash. Before now, JAMB candidates purchased scratch cards...
The federal government has filed a two-count charge against the Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, for allegedly giving false information to the police in relation to a claim he made April 17 of an...
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said he lacked the constitutional powers to establish cattle colonies. The President maintained that the Land Use Act of 1978 did not empower him to establish cattle colonies across Nigeria. Buhari, who was represented by his...