$5.5bn Loan: Nigeria Not In Huge Debt, Says Adeosun


Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday, explained the rationale behind the Federal Government’s decision to borrow $5.5billion. Amid concerns raised by Nigerians about the nation’s foreign debt profile, Adeosun, who appeared on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, said: “we are not in a huge amount of debt.” Read More:  Salami rejects appointment to …

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My suspension was to an advantage – Ndume


Suspended senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume has said this is the first time he won’t be receiving salaries or allowances in six months, since he left the university. Gunmen attacked the residence of former Inspector General of Police What happened: Ndume was suspended for six months on March 29, …

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Edo Government To Cut Down 2017 Budget By 16.5%

The edo State Executive Council has approved a downward review of the 2017 budget from the initial sum of N153.2billion to N127.9billion representing a 16.5% reduction. The Commissioner for Communication, Paul Ohonbamu made this known while speaking on the outcome of an executive council meeting held at the government House …

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Anambra poll: Ekwueme dumps Obiano, backs Obaze

Tony Okafor, Awka A former Vice-President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, on Wednesday endorsed the candidacy of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, in the November 18 poll in the state. Before this new development, Ekwueme was a known supporter of Governor Willie Obiano. But on Wednesday, …

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Anambra Election: INEC to release over 200,000 new PVCs


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that over 200,000 voters registered in the on-going continuous voters’ registration in Anambra State Election. The National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr. Solomon Soyebi revealed this as a guest on a Channels TV‎ breakfast programme in Abuja, Tuesday. …

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Saudi buys Russia S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems

Russia has agreed to supply Saudi Arabia with a range of sophisticated modern weapons including S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation said Monday. “An agreement has been reached with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the supply of S-400 air defense systems,” spokeswoman Maria Vorobyova …

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NYSC- 8,000 Corps Members Ready for Anambra Election

The National Youth  Service  Corps (NYSC) says  no fewer than 8, 000 corps members presently serving in Anambra will  be available for the conduct of the forthcoming governorship election. Mr Ebenezer Olawale, the NYSC Coordinator  in the state,  said this in Awka on Sunday. Olawale said the data of corps …

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo- Igbo Should Focus On Restructuring not Biafra

President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Igbo socio-cultural organization, John Nwodo, has appealed to Igbos in the South-East region to put behind their agitation for Biafra and focus on restructuring. Nwodo said this in Umuahia during the inauguration of the state and local government executives of the Abia State chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. According …

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Nigerian government declares October 2 public holiday

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, October 2nd, public holiday to commemorate Nigeria’s 57th Independence Anniversary. Nigeria gained freedom from colonial masters on October 1, 1960. Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (Rtd), who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians on the …

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BY NCHEKWUBE, TONY-DUNGA The event was the second Pastoral visit of the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. P. C Ezeokafor to Holy Family Parish Agulu today September 24, 2017. His Lordship in his homily urged the congregation to always pray for our Leaders in positions …

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