Why I ignored Labour Party national convention — Peter Obi

backs calls for OBidient Movement restructuring Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party for the 2023 elections has declared his stance on the recent national convention of the party that saw Barr Julius Abure emerge as national chairman. Addressing Nigerians on X Space hosted by Parallel Facts on Friday, Peter Obi said he […]

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Tambuwal challenges Nigerians on nation-building

Immediate past Governor of Sokoto State, Senator Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has urged Nigerians to believe in the country and themselves as patriotic citizens who can drive the needed change for nation-building. Tambuwal stated this on Friday in Sokoto at the flag-off of the distribution of food items for Ramadan and the Sallah celebration to 30,000 […]

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Double celebration: Tinubu, Ghanaian President, Akufo-Addo share birthday

Tinubu and Akufo-Addo Today, March 29, President Bola Tinubu is not the only leader blowing out candles. Across the border, Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo, is also celebrating his special day. As both nations celebrate their leaders, it is a unique moment of shared joy between the neighbours who are constantly at odds over jollof rice, […]

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Port Harcourt-Aba train service begins operation April – FG

The Federal Government has postponed the commencement of the train services on the Port Harcourt to Maiduguri rail line till April. The Port Harcourt-Aba rail project is part of the larger Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail project initiated by former President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. It was meant to commence operations by the end of March. Meanwhile, contrary […]

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Nigerian economy records over $1.5bn inflow, says CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria has said that it recorded an inflow of over $1.5 bn into the economy over the past few days, indicating that its monetary policy efforts are working positively. The bank’s acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, Mrs. Sidi Ali, made the assertions in a statement made available to The PUNCH on […]

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Ondo governorship aspirant Akintelure dies few days after alleging threat to life

Aiyedatiwa, other APC aspirants mourn He was expecting victory – APC Akinterinwa, Oke suspend campaign activities in honour A governorship aspirant on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Dr Paul Akintelure, has died a few days after alleging a threat to his life. Akintelure, a medical doctor, was said […]

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Dangote spends N15bn on food interventions

It has been revealed that the President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has spent about N15bn on food intervention programme with beneficiaries across Nigeria. According to a statement issued on Sunday, the food intervention programme which was launched in Kano on Saturday is being spearheaded by his foundation, Aliko Dangote Foundation. The intervention will […]

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FG approves N110b for youth development fund, agric scheme

President Bola Tinubu The Federal Government has approved a total of N110 billion to be released for the operation of the newly restructured Youth Development Fund and the investment in agricultural Small and Medium Enterprises. While N25bn each was appropriated in the 2023 supplementary and 2024 budgets, another N60bn would come from the Central Bank […]

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Banking not route to billionaire status, says Sterling Bank MD

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Bank, Abubakar Suleiman, has warned newly-inducted members of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria that being a professional banker is not the route to becoming a billionaire. Suleiman said this on Saturday at the 2024 Stream 1 graduate induction and prizegiving day of the CIBN held in […]

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