Naira drops to 302/dollar, stocks near 3½-year low
The naira extended its decline against the United States dollar on Wednesday, falling to 302 at the parallel market, down from 300 on Tuesday.
Lassa fever claims first death in Abuja
One person has died from Lassa Fever in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, taking deaths from the virus countrywide to 43, the health minister said on Wednesday.
Why I’m backing Buhari’s anti-corruption fight –Ayade
GOVERNOR of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade, has given reasons why he is in total support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration anti-corruption war.
Which Banana Peel Must PMB Avoid in 2016?
Since President Muhammadu Buhari came into power on a wave of popularity in May, 2015, he has been extremely careful not to make avoidable mistakes which may cost his administration dear. However, many disgruntled citizens have started asking him to change his style of governance, with some actually calling for his head in a new online petition. As the president moves to bring the promised change to Nigerians in this 2016, what potential banana peel/s must he avoid to meet the development aspirations of the populace?
UN to assess rehabilitation of women and children freed from Boko Haram
Three United Nations human rights experts will visit Nigeria from 18 to 22 January 2016 to examine the measures to assist in the rehabilitation and reintegration of the women and children who escaped or were liberated from Boko Haram captivity.
Panel on ‘missing’ budget to submit report today – Saraki
Policemen On Domestic Errands To Be Arrested
The chairman, Police Service Commission (PSC), Mr Mike Okiro, has directed that any policeman found on domestic errand or escorting unauthorised persons will be arrested.
$2.1b cash: Metuh under fire for tearing statement
Lawyers said yesterday that the fact that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spokesman Olisa Metuh tore his statement at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commisssion (EFCC) does not in any way stop him from prosecution.
Dasukigate: Alaafin disowns TCN cautions authority on corruption fight
Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, on Wednesday, disowned Traditional Council of Nigeria (TCN), which was believed to have collected a certain amount from the $2.1 billion arms deal spearheaded by a former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (retd), currently standing trial.
Ogun At 40: PMB To Inaugurate 40 Developmental Projects
Ogun State government, on Wednesday insisted that it will commemorate 40 years of the creation of the state by inaugurating 40 developmental projects.