Mr President steps on the gas pedal

If there is one thing Nigerians agree with without any acrimony, it is that we do not do things in half measures. We are committed and passionate about whatever we do. We do not take prisoners in expressing our thoughts on the state of affairs in our country.

Wike was a notorious bribe collector, says Amaechi

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Chibuike Amaechi Former governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi has stated that his successor, Nyesom Wike has no basis of tainting him as a corrupt person because he sacked Wike as his Chief of Staff because he was very corrupt and well known for hassling companies for

Meet the twin boy aged four who insists he’s a girl

Standing side by side, twins Logan and Alfie Symonds couldn’t look more different.While four-year-old Alfie loves ­dinosaurs, fire engines and cars, Logan prefers sparkly dresses, wands and Frozen’s Princess Elsa.The twinsBut what makes their differences all the more striking is that these two are brothers.

SGF: I Never Spoke To Any Media Organisation – Amaechi

Former Rivers State governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has denied speaking to any media organisation in respect of the recent appointment of secretary to government of the federation (SGF) by President Muhammadu Buhari. Amaechi, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt yesterday by his media office, described as ridiculous and meaningless,

Police Commission Elevates 260 Police Officers

The Police Service Commission, PSC has approved the promotion of 260 officers to various ranks in the force. The spokesman of the commission, Ikechukwu Ani made this known yesterday in a statement in which he said the chairman of the commission, Mike Okiro, said the exercise was to encourage the

In praise of the maligned Peace Committee

Very few issues in Nigeria had generated so much heat, and so little light, as the recent visit of the Peace Committee to President Buhari and the interview which Bishop Hassan Kukah granted afterwards. The post In praise of the maligned Peace Committee appeared first on Vanguard News.

Tax evasion: FIRS to go after 325,000 companies, persons

The Federal Inland Revenue Service would soon go after multinational companies, corporate organisations and individuals who are evading payment of taxes in the country. The move, according to SUNDAY PUNCH’s investigations, is part of a renewed effort by the agency to boost tax revenue to fund the programmes of the

NNPC recommends sale of refineries, Buhari disagrees

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has recommended the sale of the nation’s three refineries in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna due to some challenges the agency described as critical elements, which may continually hinder their effective operation in the hands of the Federal Government. NNPC has equally finalised its position

Appointments: Buhari, APC move to pacify S’East

There were indications on Saturday that President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress had begun moves to compensate the South-East for not getting any appointments so far in the current administration. SUNDAY PUNCH reliably gathered that some states in the geopolitical zone might get more than one ministerial slot.

Buhari’s appointments signal ‘return of the old school’

Appointments made so far by President Buhari are already signaling the ‘return of the old school’ to run the affairs of the country, at least in the next four years. In his usual ‘sudden’ and ‘unsuspecting’ manner, the President last Thursday, appointed Abba Kyari as his Chief of Staff and

Choosing a good nanny

Whether you’re considering a full-time, live-in nanny or someone to provide you relief a few hours a week, choosing a reliable and attentive caregiver for your child or infant can be a challenge—but to ensure your child’s well being, it’s worth the effort. These guidelines can help you find a

Cast out external influences

A marriage involves two personalities but often times, family members, friends and colleagues wield a strong influence on the day-to-day affairs of the couple. Curb this trend by taking heed of the following suggestions Keep secrets

Stop Bragging With Fake Economic Achievements, Presidency Tells PDP

The presidency yesterday told the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to go and bury its head in shame for plundering the country into the worst economic hardship through corruption, rather than making pathetic efforts to downplay President Muhammadu Buhari’s achievements in just 100 days. It asked the PDP to be

I’m dying in my marriage

I am 30 while my wife is 27. I am from Imo State, while she hails from Delta but throughout our four-year courtship, it was from one quarrel to the other and this got me into having other affairs. This woman nags and she is very disobedient but I thought

Buhari’s economic policies’ review: Our concerns on manufacturing, agric, SMEs – Umoh, MAN chief

The move by the Federal Government to review the economic policies of the Jonathan administration to enhance job creation in the country has divided stakeholders in the economy. The post Buhari’s economic policies’ review: Our concerns on manufacturing, agric, SMEs – Umoh, MAN chief appeared first on Vanguard News.

Chevron reaffirms support for Nigerian tennis

General Manager, Government and Public Affairs, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Deji Haastrup, has reiterated the company’s support for the growth of tennis in Nigeria. Haastrup stated this on Saturday, during the closing ceremony of the NNPC/Chevron Junior Tennis Clinic, at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.

University don wins N58.9m in sports bet

A Professor of Computer Engineering at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Godwin Ighalo, has won the sum of N58,945,553, after placing bets with N800 in 1960Bet. It is the biggest sum ever won in the history of sports betting in Nigeria.