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World Bank Gives Nigeria $3BN Loan For Electricity Project

The World Bank has agreed to give Nigeria a $3 billion loan for the expansion of the transmission and distribution facilities of the power sector, Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has revealed The Cable News NG reports. According to her, the loan would be disbursed in four tranches of $750m each beginning from next year... Continue Reading →

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JUST IN: Kogi State House Of Assembly Confirms David Onoja As Yahaya Bello’s Deputy

The Kogi State House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed Chief David Onoja, as the Deputy Governor of the state Vanguard reports. This followed the impeachment of Elder Simon Achuba last week by the House. Onoja was confirmed at exactly 8:27 am. Onoja was the immediate past Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello. When he... Continue Reading →

Buhari Govt Has Been Paying N5,000 Monthly to Poor Nigerians – FG.

Maryam Uwais, the Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, says 620,947 poor and vulnerable Nigerians are benefiting from the National Cash Transfer initiative. News reports from The Sun News Online say Uwais, in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, said that reports claiming that 6.6 million poor and vulnerable Nigerians were benefiting from... Continue Reading →

President Buhari Heads to Russia For A 3 Day Summit

President Buhari will depart Abuja for Russia today Monday, October 21st to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, scheduled to hold between Oct. 23 and Oct. 25. According to Pulse NG, A statement released by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says the summit would focus on... Continue Reading →

Probe Senate Now Over Employment Slots Scandal – SERAP Calls On ICPC, EFCC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to: “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots... Continue Reading →

Aisha Buhari Gets New Aides, Apologizes Over Leaked Video

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new sets of aides for his wife, Aisha. The appointments are with immediate effect. The appointments were announced in a statement issued on Wednesday by her Director of Information, Suleiman Haruna. According to Punch NG, The appointees are Dr. Mairo Almakura, Special Assistant (African First Ladies Peace... Continue Reading →

Governor Ben Ayade Fires Back At APC For Shaming Him Over His Decision To Return To School

The Governor of Cross River, Prof. Ben Ayade, has responded to the attack on him by the All Progressives Congress, APC, over his decision to return to university to earn a Master’s degree in Law. Information Nigeria reports that The Governor wondered why the APC did not see anything wrong with the Governor of Kaduna... Continue Reading →

Lagos Sets To Boost Cultivation Of Rice Through Other States – Sanwo Olu Reveals

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday said the government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states PM News reports. Sanwo-Olu, who spoke in Lagos, on the occasion of this year’s Grand Finale of the World Food Day in Lagos, listed the states to... Continue Reading →

I Will Step On Toes If That’s What It Takes To Make Oyo Great – Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor,  Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday said his administration will not shy away from taking hard decisions in order to set the state on a path of sustainable development. Makinde, who also advised other state governors not to allow themselves to be caged by a craving for the second-term, stated that service delivery to... Continue Reading →

“Igbos Can Move Nigeria Out Of Economic Crisis, But We Are Not Treated Fairly” – Peter Obi

Peter Obi said the south-east has some of the best hands to pull Nigeria out of economic challenges. The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi has lamented that the South East has not been treated fairly like every other region in Nigeria. Peter Obi stated this while reacting to the... Continue Reading →

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