The quarterly report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Wednesday, shows that nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) declined by 1.61 per cent points from growth recorded in the preceding quarter.
Abeokuta— Former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, said he would have loved to participate in the National Youth Service Corps, but was disqualified because of his age. Obasanjo who is an alumnus of National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN bagging a degree in Theology, said; ''Somebody wrote me a letter
The Managing Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA, Mr. Uche Orji, has expressed shock over the allegation by Edo State governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, that N140 billion was spent on the consultancy for the Second Niger Bridge.
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has re-ordered the state’s Commissioner of Police and SP Abba Kyari of the State Anti-Robbery Squad to produce in court on August 20, 2015, a 20-year-old man, Ebi Tosan, arrested over alleged involvement in the robbery of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) at
Recently, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced at the end of its 2015 Combined Policy Meeting that it had adopted a policy whereby surplus applicants to a university for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) will be re-distributed to other universities with lower number of applicants than their
ABUJA—Justice Audu Bako, a member of the panel hearing petition seeking to annul the election victory of Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State, is dead. The post Yobe election tribunal judge dies appeared first on Vanguard News.
Two out of the 27 states that applied to Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, for financial bailout, Zamfara and Kwara, have received disbursement of funds to pay workers outstanding salaries. The post Zamfara, Kwara get FG’s bailout money; others to follow appeared first on Vanguard News.
FORMER President, General Olusegun Obasanjo, was obviously caught up in a moment of effusiveness last weekend, while receiving a delegation of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), at his Abeokuta residence. The post Consolidating a steady pace of progress appeared first on Vanguard News.
Absence of trial judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye, of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, has stalled the trial of Seun Oladapo, a suspected killer of a Lagos-based human rights crusader, Kunle Fadipe. The post Judge’s absence stalls trial of murder suspect appeared first on Vanguard News.
ABUJA—The Police Service Commission, PSC, has carried out a redeployment of Commissioners of Police of the 36 states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory, FCT. A statement from PSC said: “The Police Service Commission approved the deployment in line with Section 215 of the 1999 Constitution, which empowers the
Frontline All Progressives Congress, APC Kogi State governorship aspirant, Alhaji Yahaya Bello made his mark in business with specific concerns in transportation, oil and gas, finance and agro-allied sectors. The Agassa Okene-born entrepreneur and politician in this interview gives his perspectives on his aspiration, challenges and hope.
THOU shall not steal”. As expressed in the telling chapters of the Bible, this is the eighth Commandment of God, the disobedience of which has, from early times, been visited with grave consequences as happened when King Ahab of Israel and his wife, Jezebel, caused Naboth the Jezreelite to be
Ile-Ife—COUNCIL of chiefs in Ile-Ife have sought divine intervention in the choice of the next monarch in the ancient town after the death of Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade. The chiefs led by Obalufe, Oba S. Omisakin and Lowa of Ile-Ife, High Chief, J.
A team of investors from the United Arab Emirates, UAE, has disclosed plans to invest as much as $10 billion in the state economy soon. The UAE team, led by Professor Pat Utomi, stated this during a courtesy visit to Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode at the state House,
However the students also embarked on excursion to MRS Oil and Gas Company Limited, Tin can Island to have a first-hand experience of the operations of the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry. The camp was graced with the presence of Mr. Gilbert, a geologist with Exxonmobil Plc,
IT was outpouring of encomium for the outgoing Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mrs. Omolara Erogbogbo, as she retires from civil service. The event held at NECA house, Alausa, Lagos, had in attendance the Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, who was the chairman of the occasion
Before becoming a politician, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo was first and foremost a lawyer. He would have loved to practice law in its true sense but ended up in the academia as a law teacher. He is still nostalgic about advocacy even when he knows that the possibility is
The alien forces, as far as I am concerned, are the Itsekiri, Urhobo and Ijaw, who did not grow up in Warri, who do not see the unity we are talking about. They only came for parochial and economic reasons and in order to get whatever they think they wanted,