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For today, Tuesday, September 15:


MDAs rush to beat today’s deadline

To escape the wrath of President Muhmmadu Buhari, some of the over 100 Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government (MDAs) were in a rush, yesterday, to beat the deadline to open Treasury Single Accounts, TSA, with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). READ MORE…

Ooni: Giesi ruling house gets govt’s nod

The cloud surrounding the issue of who becomes the 51st Ooni of Ife started to clear yesterday as the Giesi ruling house received a letter from the state government to make the list of its eligible princes available.

Abductors of Steve Nwosu’s wife demand N100m ransom

Gunmen, in the early hours of yesterday, stormed the Okota, Lagos residence of the Deputy Managing Director of The Sun Newspapers, Mr Steve Nwosu and abducted his wife, Toyin.



EFCC reopens probe into immigration job scandal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has reopened investigations into the Nigerian Immigration Service recruitment tragedy in 2014, which led to the death of 19 young job seekers.

Cash crunch forces PDP to slash workers’ pay

The Peoples Democratic Party is broke and it has cut the salaries of its workers at the national headquarters by 35 per cent. READ MORE…

New Ooni to emerge in 40 days

Ijaodola gave an assurance that the kingmakers would ensure transparency in the selection of the best candidate for the vacant stool. READ MORE…

Taraba’s N8.3bn planes idle for over three years

The Taraba State Government has found itself in a big mess over the purchase of two Embraer ERJ 145 airplanes for the proposed airline called Air Taraba.

Buhari’s govt lacks economic direction – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government of lacking economic direction.

Sun Deputy MD’s wife abducted by robbers – Police

The police in Lagos say those that abducted the wife of Mr. Steve Nwosu, the Deputy Managing Director of The SUN Newspapers, Toyin, from their apartment are robbers.

Protest as Lacasera fires 700 workers

Scores of workers at Lacasera Company Plc staged a protest on Monday in Lagos, moments after about 700 workers received their sack letters. READ MORE...



PDP alleges neglect of economy by Buhari

From the camp of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came yesterday advice that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration should pay urgent attention to management of the nation’s economy, which it alleged has been on rapid fall in the last four months.



CBN to monitor states, Abia Niger, Ondo, five others get bailout funds

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set up a monitoring mechanism using its branches nationwide to ensure that the N338 billion special intervention fund it disburses to the 27 states of the federation to pay the backlog of workers’ salaries is not diverted by the state governments to other uses.

External reserves fall to $30.794bn, inflation inches to 9.3%

Nigeria continued to reel from the impact of the decision by US investment bank JP Morgan & Chase to phase out Nigerian bonds from its indexes, as the country’s external reserves fell to $30.794 billion.

NNPC issues guidelines for sale, purchase of Nigeria’s crude

In its renewed bid to ensure transparency in all commercial activities relating to petroleum operations in Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has released the guidelines for the participation of local and foreign companies in the sale and purchase of the various grades of Nigerian crude oil.

Ife kingmakers: New Ooni to emerge in 40 days

Ijaodola gave an assurance that the kingmakers would ensure transparency in the selection of the best candidate for the vacant stool. READ MORE…



India’s Tata holds back power investments on corruption

Tata Power, a subsidiary of one of India’s leading 100 conglomerates, the Tata Group, has blamed the prevalence of lawlessness, corruption, policy inconsistencies, and insecurity in Nigeria for its decision to hold back making investment in the country’s power sector.

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