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Death of 26 Nigerian Women Tragic, Avoidable-Dabiri-Erewa

Mrs Abike Dabiri – Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora on Tuesday described the death of 26 Nigerians in Mediterranean sea as “most unfortunate and tragic’’. Dabiri-Erewa in a statement by her Special Assistant on Media, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, said: “promising young Nigerians embarking on such dangerous journeys, in search of greener pastures, end up faced rather ... Read More »

Okorocha Again: Set to honour Liberian President Sirleaf with Road & Chieftaincy Title

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha is at it it. Just a few months after the furore over a statue and chieftaincy title for South Sfrican President, Jacob Zuma, he will on Thursday also do something similar for the Liberian President, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf A statement to newsmen in Owerri, by Okorocha’s Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, ... Read More »

2018 Budget Will Drive Economic Recovery-Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja presented about N8.612 trillion as the 2018 Appropriation bill to a joint session of the National Assembly, saying the projected expenditure would drive rapid economic recovery. He said at the session that with a benchmark of 45 dollars per barrel at an exchange rate of N305 to a dollar in 2018, the budget ... Read More »

EFCC to Arraign Ex-Accountant-General, Six others over Dasuki N2billion Mess

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on December 7 arraign a former  Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Jonah Otunla, and eight others before the Federal High Court in Abuja on money laundering charges involving diversion of N2bn from the account of the Office of the National Security Adviser. The defendants were scheduled to be arraigned before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba ... Read More »

Ekwueme is alive and well-Brother

Igwe (Professor) Laz Ekwueme, the brother of Nigeria’s former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme has revealed that he is very alive and well, contrary to reports making the rounds this morning. The angry musicologist who is,the traditional ruler of Oko community in Orumba North Local Government revealed that his brother was actually better than he has been in the past ... Read More »