High Cost, Others Cause Food Insecurity In Nigeria – Expert

A nutrition expert says that the global rise in food prices, poverty, and lack of agricultural inputs are causes of food insecurity in Nigeria. The observation was made by a Professor of Food Technology, Olugbenga Ogunmoyela, on Saturday at a public lecture held at the Bells University of Technology, Ota

Yobe Police Command Re-iterates Readiness To Combat Crime

The Yobe State Police Command has re-iterated its determination to be on the watch to tackle any criminality within the State. The development is coming as security forces deepen efforts towards tracing criminals to their hideouts by intensifying highway patrol, following the removal of check points across the country.

Governor Dickson Attacks Oyegun Over Alleged Misuse Of Government Funds


Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state has fired back at the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, over alleged misuse of funds accumulated from the federal government. In a statement issued on Monday evening by his chief press secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, the governor said he assumed

Kashamu: Court To Hear Contempt Charge Against FG On Tuesday

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed tomorrow, Tuesday, June 23, to rule on the contempt proceedings filed by Senator Buruji Kashamu against the Federal Government for allegedly disobeying an order of the court. The trial judge, Justice Ibrahim Buba, fixed the date after rejecting an application by

Read What Ex-Militant Leader Is Begging President Buhari To Do


An ex-militant leader Ramsey Oyakemeagbegha has called on the federal government to sustain the amnesty programme beyond 2015. Premium Times reports that Oyakemeagbegha made the plea in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Yenagoa on June 21, Sunday.

Nigerian Governors Forum To Meet Buhari Over Dire Economic Situation

The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) says plans are underway for its members to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari in order to fashion out ways of resolving the economic situation of Nigeria. Addressing journalists after a meeting, the Governor of Zamfara State and Chairman of the Forum, Mr Abdulaziz Yari, said

Revenue Sharing Issues Top Talks At Governors Forum Meeting

The issues surrounding the sharing of revenues accruing to the Federation Account are top on the agenda at a meeting of the Nigerian Governors Forum currently taking place in the nation’s capital, Abuja. The meeting is holding behind closed doors at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel.

Doubts Trail FG’s Vow To Pay Unemployed, Poor Nigerians N5000


As expected, the blogosphere (Nigeria twitter) has reacted to reports that unemployed and poor citizens in the country will pocket N5000 monthly from the Federal Government. Making this disclosure during the 10th year anniversary lecture of Crescent University, Abeokuta, Nigeria’s vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, stated that government is currently

President Buhari Starts Downward Review Of Salaries


The government of President Muhammadu Buhari has set in motion the process for the downward review of the existing salaries and allowances of political, public and judicial office holders in Nigeria.

Nigerians React To FG’s Ban On Local Gin ‘Ogogoro’


Reactions have trickled in following the federal government’s decision to ban the consumption of local gin popularly known as ‘Ogogoro’. The director general of the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, Dr.

What Guru Maharaj ji Wants Buhari To Tackle With Immediate Effect


Popular spiritual leader and founder of One Love Family sect, Satguru Maharaj ji, has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to redeem his vows to Nigerians and chase away the bad eggs in the society. According to Maharaj ji, Nigerians cannot continue to suffer while in the midst of plenty.

Federal Government Set To Meet Oil Marketers Today


The Federal Government will today again meet with Petroleum Marketers. In recent weeks Nigeria has experienced the highest level of scarcity of petroleum products.

Ending Fuel Scarcity


For over three weeks now, Nigerians have had to grapple with another episode of fuel scarcity which has become a perennial problem for the country. Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) have been on strike to protest nonpayment of an outstanding subsidy claim of about N200 billion by the