Recession Exit: Economist Wants Fiscal Budget Implemented

Recession Exit: Economist Wants Fiscal Budget Implemented
 

An economist, Prof. Akpan Ekpo, on Wednesday said the fiscal elements of the budget should be implemented to sustain the country’s exit from recession Ekpo, Director-General, West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), made the suggestion in an interview with the News Ag...

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

‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ Returns, Frank Edoho Dropped as Host

‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ Returns, Frank Edoho Dropped as Host
 

Barely two months after popular TV game show, Who wants to be a Millionaire, went off air, it is expected to begin airing again across major TV stations on Sunday. Following a partnership with Airopay, which is a global international payments operator, the show’s producer, Ultima Studios Limited, ...

Posted on Sep 2, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 2, 2017

Kashamu Wants to Kill Me, Daniel Petitions IGP

Kashamu Wants to Kill Me, Daniel Petitions IGP
 

The immediate past governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, yesterday accused the Senator representing Ogun East, Chief Buruji Kashamu, of sending hired killers after him. Daniel, in a petition to the Police claimed that  “five hefty men, two of them in military fatigue” on Thursday invade...

Posted on Aug 26, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 26, 2017

Atiku Wants State of Origin Removed From Constitution

Atiku Wants State of Origin Removed From Constitution
 

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar By Ese Awhotu Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has advocated for the removal of state of origin from the nation’s constitution. The former vice president said that, “State of origin ought to be removed from our constitution and other relevant laws and pol...

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 14, 2017

National Assembly Wants Supplementary Budget for Measles Campaign – Sen. Ohuabunwa

National Assembly Wants Supplementary Budget for Measles Campaign – Sen. Ohuabunwa
 

By Christiana Ekpa The Chairman Committee on Primary Health Care and Communicable Diseases, Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa, has said that the National Assembly would work towards requesting for a supplementary budget approval for 2017-2018 measles campaign. The chairman made this known when the Chief Executive ...

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 22, 2017

Nigeria Health Minister Writes AGF, Police, NDLEA, Wants Tobacco Law Enforced

Nigeria Health Minister Writes AGF, Police, NDLEA, Wants Tobacco Law Enforced
 

The Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Nigeria Police Force over the enforcement of the National Tobacco Control Act. In the letter addressed to Abubakar Malami and Ibrahim Idris, the attorney general and inspector general of police respecti...

Posted on Jun 21, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 21, 2017

Masari Wants 60 Per Cent Empowerment Schemes for Women

Masari Wants 60 Per Cent Empowerment Schemes for Women
 

June 11, 2017 (NAN) Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has called on elected officials, agencies and other initiators of empowerment support schemes to allocate not less than 60 per cent to women. Masari made the call in Bakori on Sunday while launching  distribution of 30 cars, 100 motorcycles, 70...

Posted on Jun 12, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 12, 2017

Lawyer Wants Buhari Impeached for Wording of Vacation Letter to National Assembly

Lawyer Wants Buhari Impeached for Wording of Vacation Letter to National Assembly
 

A Lagos-based human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has called on the National Assembly to commence impeachment proceedings against President Muhammadu Buhari over the wording of his recent vacation letter to the National Assembly. In a statement issued in Lagos, Mr. Adegboruwa said the decisi...

Posted on May 10, 2017 - Last updated on May 10, 2017

May Day: Dogara Wants Workers Salaries Increased, Kogi Civil Servants Protest

May Day: Dogara Wants Workers Salaries Increased, Kogi Civil Servants Protest
 

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Sunday said the Nigerian parliament would enact a new wage bill for Nigerian workers. Mr. Dogara noted that due to the rising cost of living in the country, increasing workers’ salary had become necessary. According to a statement by h...

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

Pope Wants Peace in Korean Peninsula

Pope Wants Peace in Korean Peninsula
 

Pope Francis has called for international mediation to ease rising tensions between the US and North Korea over Pyongyang’s nuclear activity. The pontiff suggested that Norway, for example, was “always ready to help”. He warned the crisis risked sparking a devastating war in which “a good pa...

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

Fayose To Attend Dasuki, El-Zakzaky’s Trials, Says APC Wants PDP Dead At All Costs

Fayose To Attend Dasuki, El-Zakzaky’s Trials, Says APC Wants PDP Dead At All Costs
 

BEVERLY HILLS, April 26, (THEWILL) – Starting from his presence in court for the trial of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu, Governor Ayodele Fayose has announced his resolve to be at the trials of former national security adviser, Ibrahim Dasuki and the leader of the Shi’ites Is...

Posted on Apr 27, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 27, 2017

Group Wants High-Profile Nigerian Corruption Cases Sent to International Criminal Court

Group Wants High-Profile Nigerian Corruption Cases Sent to International Criminal Court
 

Following a string of court rulings against high-profile corruption cases last week, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “adopt a revolutionary approach to his government’s fight against corruption by referring high-level official ...

Posted on Apr 9, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 9, 2017

‘Give Romelu Lukaku Whatever He Wants’, Says Former Everton Man Tony Cottee

‘Give Romelu Lukaku Whatever He Wants’, Says Former Everton Man Tony Cottee
 

Sky Sports expert Tony Cottee thinks his former club Everton should pay whatever it takes to keep Romelu Lukaku. Cottee thinks replacing the in-form goalscorer would be very difficult, whatever transfer fee might be received, but that a Champions League finish is achievable if Lukaku stays at Goodis...

Posted on Mar 27, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 27, 2017

Budget Padding: SERAP Wants Buhari to Order Prosecution of Indicted Lawmakers

Budget Padding: SERAP Wants Buhari to Order Prosecution of Indicted Lawmakers
 

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to use his good offices and leadership position “to urgently instruct security and anti-corruption agencies to forward to you reports of their completed investigations ...

Posted on Mar 26, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 26, 2017

Minister Wants WAEC to Review Registration Fee Downward

Minister Wants WAEC to Review Registration Fee Downward
 

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has urged the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) to review its registration fee and process to give equal opportunities to secondary school leavers. Mr. Adamu made the call on Monday in Abuja when he received WAEC’s governing council, led by the chairp...

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 21, 2017

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