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Benue govt constitutes committee to fast track teachers’ bailout

Following outcry over the late payment of bailout to workers in Benue, especially teachers and local government staff, the state government has constituted an eight-man committee to fast track the payments.

Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Ageh Odeh, who disclosed this in Maku [...]

Tue, 08 December 2015


Nigeria spent N17.5 trillion on generators in 5 years - Onyekpere

Worried by the current state of the country's power generation, the Centre for Social Justice has revealed that Nigeria spent a princely N17.5 trillion on generators in 5 years which equals N3.5 trillion annually.

Addressing journalists at a roundtable discussion, the Lead Director of CSJ, [...]

Tue, 08 December 2015


$2.1bn arms deal: NLC wants stiffer punishment for those involved

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has proposed stiffer punishment for all those found wanting in the $2.1 billion arms deal.

National President of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, while speaking recently on the development, said labour and civil society groups would sponsor a private bill to propose s [...]

Tue, 08 December 2015


Ndokwa chiefs exonerate Delta deputy speaker over royalty diversion

Traditional rulers in Ndokwa Nation have exonerated the Deputy Speaker Delta of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Friday Osanebi, over allegations of his diverting oil royalty.

Osanebi has been accused by the Coalition of Ndokwa Youths of diverting royalties from oil companies operating in [...]

Tue, 08 December 2015


Kachikwu forecasts rise in demand for OPEC crude in 2016

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has predicted a rise in demand for OPEC crude in 2016 by 1.2 million barrels per day to average 30.8 million barrels per day, leading to a more balanced market.

A statement by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, sai [...]

Tue, 08 December 2015


Nigerians On Exile

Democracy in saner climes has been refined and improved upon to make governance practicable and progressive. Good governance would require political parties with different ideas how governance could be beneficial to all through the introduction of party politics.

Unfortunately in Nigeria since [...]

Tue, 08 December 2015


Buhari and the Death Horsemen of Rivers State.

Outside the north east that is ravage by Boko Haram, Rivers State remains one of the most dangerous places to be in the country. Reports of killings and kidnappings are on a weekly basis. For those who know a little about the history of the state the current situation is a g [...]

Mon, 07 December 2015


Kachikwu forecasts rise in demand for OPEC crude in 2016

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has predicted a rise in demand for OPEC crude in 2016 by 1.2 million barrels per day to average 30.8 million barrels per day, leading to a more balanced market.

A statement by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, sai [...]

Mon, 07 December 2015


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