$500m Loan: PDP Blasts Lai Mohammed, Says Presidency Lending To Satisfy Cabal

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to bury every thought of further ‘mortgaging the nation’s future’ by securing $500 million dollars (N182 billion) loan, purportedly for the upgrading of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). In a statement on Monday by its spokesman, Kola … Continue reading $500m Loan: PDP Blasts Lai Mohammed, Says Presidency Lending To Satisfy Cabal

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CBN To Stop Pollution By Recycling Tonnes Of Bad Naira Notes

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed plans to start recycling about 100 tons of paper banknote wastes generated weekly across the country. The currency notes and coins withdrawn from circulation by the apex bank have been destroyed in 12 disposal centres across the country weekly. The CBN stated in a communique tagged … Continue reading CBN To Stop Pollution By Recycling Tonnes Of Bad Naira Notes

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Contempt: Secondus, Others Appear In Court

  The National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, and some members of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) on Monday appeared before the Lagos State High Court, sitting in the Igbosere area to stop contempt of court proceedings brought against them. The proceedings were as a result of alleged disobedience to … Continue reading Contempt: Secondus, Others Appear In Court

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Party Conflicts: APC To Inaugurate 12-Member Reconciliation Committee

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it will inaugurate a 12-member reconciliation committee to address grievances of party members across the country and resolve existing conflicts. The party in a statement on Tuesday revealed that Chief Bisi Akande will chair the committee made up of Governors of Niger, Osun States; Abubakar Bello and … Continue reading Party Conflicts: APC To Inaugurate 12-Member Reconciliation Committee

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2020 Olympics: Buhari Congratulates D’Tigress For Qualifying

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday congratulated the female Basket Ball team, D’Tigress, for qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. He urged D’Tigress to remain focused, determined and energised for a good outing at the tournament. This was disclosed in a statement signed on Monday by the special adviser to the President on Media and … Continue reading 2020 Olympics: Buhari Congratulates D’Tigress For Qualifying

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Activists Pay Tribute To Beko Ransome-Kuti, 14 Years After

    Fourteen years after human rights activist Dr Beko Ransome-Kuti died, members of his family and representatives of various civil society groups gathered and organised an event in his honour. They gathered at the Anthony Village Garden where the Lagos State government had erected a statue in honour of the late pro-democracy activist in … Continue reading Activists Pay Tribute To Beko Ransome-Kuti, 14 Years After

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Ogun State Suspends Sale Of Amotekun Recruitment Form

  The sale of forms for recruitment to individuals interested in joining the Southwest Security Network codenamed Amotekun has been temporarily suspended in Ogun State. The sale of the form was earlier scheduled to commence on Monday in the state. Coordinator of the security outfit in Ogun State, Taofeek Olawale said this was as a … Continue reading Ogun State Suspends Sale Of Amotekun Recruitment Form

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US, Europe Launch Probe To Study Sun

  The US-European Solar Orbiter probe launched Sunday night from Florida on a voyage to deepen our understanding of the Sun and how it shapes the space weather that impacts technology back on Earth. The mission, a collaboration between ESA (the European Space Agency) and NASA, successfully blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral at … Continue reading US, Europe Launch Probe To Study Sun

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Man United Determined To End Season On High, Says McTominay

  Scott McTominay says Manchester United are “fully focused” on ending their troubled season on a high note, with silverware still on offer in the FA Cup and Europa League as he nears a return from injury. United have found it hard to establish any momentum in a challenging campaign that has threatened to spiral … Continue reading Man United Determined To End Season On High, Says McTominay

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Coronavirus Forces Global Markets To Dip

  Asian and European markets mostly fell Monday with investors worried over the impact of China’s coronavirus outbreak on the global economy. At midday in Europe, London was down 0.2 percent, Paris dipped 0.4 percent, and Frankfurt slid 0.3 percent. “Coronavirus concerns are weighing,” noted CMC Markets UK analyst David Madden. “The deepening health crisis is … Continue reading Coronavirus Forces Global Markets To Dip

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