Buhari’s Govt Sidelined Me Despite Helping APC Defeat PDP In 2015 – Atiku

Buhari’s Govt Sidelined Me Despite Helping APC Defeat PDP In 2015 – Atiku
 

SAN FRANCISCO, September 06 (THEWILL) – Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday opened-up that he has been sidelined by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari despite using his contacts and resources to help the All Progressives Congress, APC, defeat the Peoples Democra...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Resident Doctors Continue With Strike Despite 13-hour Meeting With FG

Resident Doctors Continue With Strike Despite 13-hour Meeting With FG
 

SAN FRANCISCO, September 07 (THEWILL) – The National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, on Thursday refused to call off the industrial action it embarked upon despite holding a marathon meeting with representatives of the Federal Government at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja. The 13-hour meet...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Karimo Market Still Melting Pot Despite  Challenges 

Karimo Market Still Melting Pot Despite  Challenges 
 

From Samuel Bello, Abuja For a first-time visitor  at the popular Karimo Market situated in Abuja, there are countless questions. Some of the posers may range from the reason for the abandonment of the area to why Nigerians empty into the market every Tuesday.  Karimo is located after the Life Cam...

Posted on Aug 30, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 30, 2017

Confusion as SGF Withholds Confirmation for Buhari’s Nominee Despite Senate Confirmation

Confusion as SGF Withholds Confirmation for Buhari’s Nominee Despite Senate Confirmation
 

A female academic who was confirmed Resident Electoral Commissioner-designate by the Nigerian Senate has been plunged into a state of apprehension after the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation withheld her appointment letter without explanation. Asmau Maikudi, Katsina State n...

Posted on Aug 11, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 11, 2017

Despite Inadequate Govt Support, Team Nigeria Shines in Global Robotics Competition

Despite Inadequate Govt Support, Team Nigeria Shines in Global Robotics Competition
 

A team of seven students, who represented Nigeria in the maiden edition of the FIRST Global Robotics Olympiad (GRO) in Washington DC, U.S. have been commended for their impressive performance. The team came third out of 41 African countries that participated in the competition and ranked 25th out of...

Posted on Aug 7, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 7, 2017

SPECIAL REPORT: How Nigerian Law Contributes to Abject Poverty in Niger Delta Communities Despite Decades of Oil Wealth

SPECIAL REPORT: How Nigerian Law Contributes to Abject Poverty in Niger Delta Communities Despite Decades of Oil Wealth
 

Shortly before sunset on a Saturday earlier this year, relatives of Golubini Okoromadu gathered outside her house in Oporoza village, in the Gbaramatu Kingdom to share out her properties. She had passed on five days before on January 9 as a septuagenarian. And tradition in the Ijaw-dominated tow...

Posted on Aug 1, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 1, 2017

Oando Posts N4.6b Profit Despite Low Oil Prices

Oando Posts N4.6b Profit Despite Low Oil Prices
 

OIL giant Oando Plc has declared a N4.6 billion profit in its half year ended June 30, 2017. An analysis of the half-year  results of oil and gas companies operating in the country revealed an increase in earnings. Royal Dutch Shell’s cash flow rose to the highest since the oil price crash began....

Posted on Aug 1, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 1, 2017

NPFL: Plateau Maintain Lead Despite Loss

NPFL: Plateau Maintain Lead Despite Loss
 

Plateau United lost 1-2 to Abia Warriors in a dramatic Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) contest in Umuahia yesterday but still stay top of the log. Plateau United Shedrack Asiegbu had put the hosts in front in the 11th minute with a superb strike but they were pegged back by the leaders w...

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 19, 2017

Abati Pledges to Write Own Book Despite Threats of Boycott by Nigerian Readers

Abati Pledges to Write Own Book Despite Threats of Boycott by Nigerian Readers
 

Former presidential spokesperson, Reuben Abati, says despite threats by some Nigerians that they won’t read accounts of his stewardship at the presidential villa, he may still write a book about his experience. Mr. Abati, who served in the government of former president Goodluck Jonathan, said he ...

Posted on Apr 29, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 29, 2017

Despite Court Victory, Goodie Ibru Bows Out of Ikeja Hotels

Despite Court Victory, Goodie Ibru Bows Out of Ikeja Hotels
 

Barely two months after securing victory in court as the authentic chairman of Ikeja Hotels plc, Goodie Ibru has resigned from that office. Mr. Ibru said he took the move in the overall interest of the company and the larger Ibru family. In a statement, he anchored his decision on the need to get Ik...

Posted on Feb 20, 2017 - Last updated on Feb 20, 2017

Despite Court Judgements, Police Arrest Protesters for Not Having Permit

Despite Court Judgements, Police Arrest Protesters for Not Having Permit
 

Despite court judgements that made it clear police permit was not required for peaceful protests, the police have arrested some protesters for not seeking a permit. The FCT Police Command on Wednesday said it had arrested nine suspects in connection with the protest in the Nigerian capital on Wednes...

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 26, 2017

Why CBN is Retaining Monetary Policy Rates Despite Economic Crisis – Emefiele

Why CBN is Retaining Monetary Policy Rates Despite Economic Crisis – Emefiele
 

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on Tuesday opted to leave all monetary policy rates unchanged, despite continued decline in the economy. At the end of the Monetary Policy Committee meeting in Abuja, the monetary policy rate, which sets the lending rate for banks and businesses, was retained at 14 ...

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 25, 2017

Despite Comeback, MMM Users Still in the Dark Over Payment Issues

Despite Comeback, MMM Users Still in the Dark Over Payment Issues
 

MMM users are still unsettled days after the supposed return of the scheme, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. MMM Nigeria which has well over 3million Nigerians in its talons said it has removed all requests for payment on the system. A report in The Cable said that the scheme in a statement on Tuesday expl...

Posted on Jan 19, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 19, 2017

I Feed My Children Despite Living at Aso Villa, Aisha Buhari Cries Out

I Feed My Children Despite Living at Aso Villa, Aisha Buhari Cries Out
 

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA – Despite the huge sum of money earmarked in the constitution on annual basis for the welfare of President Muhammadu Buhari and his family, his wife, Aisha has said that the provision of healthy food for her children was her personal responsibility. She said that the S...

Posted on Jan 6, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 7, 2017

Photos: Despite Recession, Fun-Seekers Besiege Lagos Beaches

Photos: Despite Recession, Fun-Seekers Besiege Lagos Beaches
 

Despite the biting recession rocking the country, Nigerian families, Monday, besieged Elegushi Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos, to revel the New Year festivities. Vanguard’s photojournalist, Akeem Salau visited the Elegushi Beach to scoop photographs of exciting moments. See photos below: Fun-seeker...

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 3, 2017

Top