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For today, Thursday, October 26, 2017:


Misau appears before Senate c’ttee, says IGP Idris bought 2 SUVs for Buhari’s wife

THERE was a new twist to the lingering crisis between the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mr Ibrahim Idris, and Senator Isah Hamman Misau (APC, Bauchi Central) as the latter, yesterday, alleged that the Police boss purchased two Prado SUVs for wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, for personal use.

Our son was recalled to help the change agenda, says Maina’s family

The Presidency and    family of sacked  director in the Ministry of Interior, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, were, yesterday, locked in a war of words over his sack by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Justice Abang gives bailiff 5 days to serve summons on Jonathan

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, gave a bailiff of the court five days to serve former President Goodluck Jonathan with a copy of the subpoena issued to compel him to appear as a witness in the trial of erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh.



Fire razes Fayose's G-Class in Lagos

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, escaped death by a whisker on Tuesday after fire consumed his Mercedes-Benz G-Class on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos State.

Buhari, Jonathan’s men clash over Maina scandal … as Maina’s family claims Buhari’s govt brought him back

President Muhammadu Buhari’s aides on Wednesday engaged loyalists of former President Goodluck Jonathan in fierce war of words over who was responsible for the reinstatement of the wanted ex-chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, into the Ministry of Interior Affairs.

Misau mentions Aisha Buhari, Emefiele, Ambode in IG probe

Lawmaker representing the Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isa Misau, on Wednesday open a can of worms on the crisis between him and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, saying  the IG gave two Sports Utility Vehicles to the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari.



Buhari Presents 2018 Budget Tuesday as FEC Approves Estimates Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2018 Appropriation Bill to the National Assembly on Tuesday, an authoritative presidency source told THISDAY wednesday.

Adeosun: FG Not Borrowing but Refinancing Existing Debts

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has explained that the federal government is not desirous of borrowing fresh loans, but seeking to refinance what is known as legacy or inherited debts.

APC to Postpone NEC Meeting Again

The National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressive Congress (APC) scheduled for Tuesday will be postponed by two days to enable President Muhammed Buhari to present the 2018 Appropriation Bill to the National Assembly, a senior official of the APC told THISDAY in Abuja wednesday.



Nigeria’s SWF Q1 profits down 59 % as returns lag peers

Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund (SWF), saw profits slump by 59 percent in the first quarter of 2017 with costs rising even as global risk assets rallied following the November election of United States President Donald Trump.

PFAs have only 0.03% of N7.09 trillion assets invested in infrastructure

Nigeria’s Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) are lagging behind while other African pension fund administrators are increasing their investments in infrastructure projects. Nigeria’s PFAs are mostly invested in Federal Government securities – FGN Bonds, Treasury Bills (T-Bills), and Agency Bonds even though financial analysts believe this investment structure is mainly driven by regulation.

Investors see opportunity in student housing, Grade B office space

Fresh investment windows are opening for savvy and long-term investors as new property development frontiers emerge at major and sub-markets across Nigeria, a development close market watchers describe as a makeover for the crippling impact recession had on the Nigerian real estate sector.

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