Executive, National Assembly may clash over emergency powers bill

Executive, National Assembly may clash over emergency powers bill

🕔03:43, 28.Sep 2016

— Chuka Odittah The National Assembly is on a collision course with the Executive over the Presidency’s quest for emergency powers on the economy.The Executive wants additional powers to act independently on budgetary allocations for projects that require immediate attention

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Confusion as Naira Slumps to N452/$ on Parallel Market

Confusion as Naira Slumps to N452/$ on Parallel Market

🕔03:34, 28.Sep 2016

— Obinna Chima   The naira continued to plummet on the parallel FX market yesterday as it fell to N452 to the dollar, lower than the N445 to the dollar from the previous day as demand for the greenback continued

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Reps decry purchase of N4.9b military uniforms from foreign markets

Reps decry purchase of N4.9b military uniforms from foreign markets

🕔03:20, 28.Sep 2016

— Adamu Abuh • Seek patronage of local producers, reversal on increase of access gate charges at airports Between 2015 and 2016, the Federal Government spent N4. 9 billion on the procurement of military and paramilitary uniforms and allied materials

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No going back on Biafra, Ikedife tells government

No going back on Biafra, Ikedife tells government

🕔03:13, 28.Sep 2016

— Uzoma Nzeagwu   The Deputy Chairman, Supreme Council of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Dr. Dozie Ikedife, yesterday told President Muhammadu Buhari that Ndigbo would not forget Biafra in a hurry. Ikedife, who was fielding questions from reporters in

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Sam Allardyce Leaves His Position After 67 Days As English Manager

Sam Allardyce Leaves His Position After 67 Days As English Manager

🕔19:41, 27.Sep 2016

The recently appointed English manager has left is job by “mutual consent” 67 days after accepting the job. The English Football Association has temporarily replaced him with Gareth Southgate. Sam Allardyce exit from his new job came as result of

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Odigie-Oyegun declines comment on Tinubu

Odigie-Oyegun declines comment on Tinubu

🕔03:44, 27.Sep 2016

— Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu   The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has refused to respond to allegations levelled against him by the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu over Ondo State primaries. He

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Gunmen kill Benue traditional ruler — Odita Sunday

Gunmen kill Benue traditional ruler — Odita Sunday

🕔03:32, 27.Sep 2016

Man dies after drinking rat poison  Police mop up bushes in Lagos, Ogun border communities to stem kidnapping The traditional ruler of Mbayongo district in Kastina Ala local council of Benue State, Tyoor Awuha Alev, has been killed by unknown

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President Buhari Appoints Heads For 13 Federal Agencies

President Buhari Appoints Heads For 13 Federal Agencies

🕔00:12, 27.Sep 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has approved the appointment of chief executives for thirteen federal agencies. The appointees are as follows: Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Director-General, Mr. Joseph Ari National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Director-General, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim

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South African union backs unionist-turned-tycoon Ramaphosa as next president

South African union backs unionist-turned-tycoon Ramaphosa as next president

🕔17:36, 26.Sep 2016

— Ed Stoddard and Joe Brock  South Africa’s deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa saw his chances of becoming the country’s next leader increase on Monday when the powerful mining union he helped found before he made a fortune in business backed

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Clinton and Trump to square off in highly anticipated debate

Clinton and Trump to square off in highly anticipated debate

🕔15:58, 26.Sep 2016

— John Whitesides   Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump will face off for the first time on Monday in a presidential debate that could rank as one of the most watched and highly anticipated political showdowns in U.S.

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