Category: Features

Atiku, Ezekwesili sign peace pact today

The Presidential Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar and his Allied Congress Party of Nigeria counterpart, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, are to sign the...

Nigerian Police – Having sex in a car not a crime

The Nigeria Police Force says it is not a crime to have sex in one’s car. He, however, says it can be considered a crime if one has sex with an underage; the car is...

Buhari thanks Swiss govt for returning $322.5m

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, expressed his gratitude to Switzerland for returning funds stolen by corrupt government officials to Nigeria. He said Nigeria was...

Obasanjo pushing $27b free trade agreement

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised African leaders to sign  the African  Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA), which promises $27billion investments....

TCN targets 20,000 megawatts by 2021

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said yesterday that it intends to expand its delivery capacity to 20,000 megawatts by 2021. Its Managing Director, Usman Mohammed,...

Oil marketers suspend planned strike, oppose part payments

The Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA) has suspended its planned shutdown of depots nationwide. The decision was contained in a statement issued...

FG, ASUU reach partial consensus

The Federal Government and the striking  Academic Staff Union of Universities have reached a partial agreement, Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment,...

Buhari appoints wife, Dolapo Osinbajo to drug abuse panel

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Dolapo, as members of Presidential Advisory Committee on...

England winger Jadon Sancho’s value rises 806% to £79.44m in three months

England winger Jadon Sancho’s transfer value has risen by an astonishing 806% to £79.44m over the past three months, according to new analysis. The figures, from...

Vote-buying threat to democracy, say Saraki, Dogara

President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Monday said vote-buying is a threat to the nation’s...