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”APC promises devolution of power, not restructuring of Nigeria” -Chief Bisi Akande

All Progressives Congress(APC) leaders in the Southwest zone said in Ibadan on Thursday that restructuring is not in the party’s manifesto. Chief Bisi Akande, a former APC National Interim Chairman, who spoke on behalf of the leaders at the end of their meeting, the word “restructuring” was not the language of the party. The News […]

”Buhari Keeps Promise” – Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari has translated into reality a 40 year-old plan to link Bodo and Bonny in Rivers State,  with a bridge, at a time of scarce financial resources, said Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo at the ground breaking ceremony on Thursday. An excerpt of his speech… I rejoice with the people of Rivers State on […]

FG voids NPA’s contract with Atiku’s Firm

The Federal Government has declared void ab initio the boats pilotage monitoring and supervision contract between the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Intels Nigeria Limited. In a memo by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, obtained by ThisDay, he said the agreement between NPA and Intels “violates express provisions of Sections 80(1) and 162(1) and (10) of the […]

DJ Cuppy, Victor Anichebe Breakup

Florence Otedola, popularly known as DJ Cuppy has confirmed that her and footballer Victor Anichebe have ended their relationship. DJ Cuppy made this known in an interview on The Beat 99.9FM with Osi Suave. She cited distance, time difference and their tight schedule as the reason for the breakup, adding that they are both friends. DJ Cuppy recently moved back to Nigeria […]

Restructuring: North not afraid – Tambuwal

 The Governor of Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Tambuwal, announced in Kaduna on Wednesday that “the north is not afraid of restructuring of Nigeria’’. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Tambuwal’s statement comes against the backdrop of intense clamour by opinion leaders in Nigeria that the country should be restructured forthwith to make progress. […]

MO Abudu listed among 25 global Powerful Television women

Mosunmola Abudu,Chief Executive Officer of EbonyLife Television (EL TV) has been listed among 25 most powerful women in global TV by Hollywood Reporter. The Hollywood Reporter is one of the most respected show business magazines in the world. EL TV is Africa’s first Global Black Entertainment & Lifestyle network which began broadcasting in July, 2013 […]

TSTV rolls out 1 November

  Satellite TV service provider, TSTV says its TSTV Africa, will begin commercial operation on Nov. 1. Its Managing Director, Mr Bright Echefu, made this known while briefing newsmen on Saturday  in Abuja. Echefu added that TSTV would launch its services with about one million decoders nationwide. He said that at least 5,000 decoders TSTV […]

Drug Abuse: 3m bottles of codeine consumed daily in North— Senate

THE Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm that the 19 Northern states of the federation were under serious threat due to drug abuse, stating that over three million bottles of codeine syrup were consumed daily in Kano and Jigawa states. It disclosed that across the 19 states, women, young girls in tertiary institutions, working class ladies, […]

Dangote reveals Secret of Business Success

 Africa’s richest man and most successful industrialist, Aliko Dangote, today revealed the secret of his business success: self-sufficiency and backward integration, a manufacturing strategy that extracts value from entire processes. “We are not going to import anything any longer,” Dangote said, in the presence of Nigerian vice-president Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Congolese presidential hopeful Moise Katumbi, […]

President Buhari’s Address to Nigerians Upon His Return from the UK – Full Text

My dear citizens, I am very grateful to God and to all Nigerians for their prayers. I am pleased to be back on home soil among my brothers and sisters. 2. In the course of my stay in the United Kingdom, I have been kept in daily touch with events at home. Nigerians are robust […]
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