Nigeria Will Not Slip Back to Lazy Overreliance on Oil

Nigeria Will Not Slip Back to Lazy Overreliance on Oil

President Buhari addresses Heads of Government and CEOs at US Africa Business Forum in New York. Photo: GODWIN OMOIGUI OPINION Muhammadu Buhari Until a few years ago, Africa Rising was a dominant theme in conversations about the global economy. That enthusiasm has since cooled, so that in newsrooms, think tanks and conference panels, “Africa Rising!” has given way to a more questioning “Africa Rising?” While some of that pessimism may be justified, we do not…

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Senate Calls FG’s Economic Managers Incompetent, Seeks Cabinet Reshuffle

Senate Calls FG’s Economic Managers Incompetent, Seeks Cabinet Reshuffle

Senate floor   Ekweremadu, Akume kick against sale of oil assets  Address N’Assembly, Dogara urges Buhari   Obama expresses confidence in the administration Tobi Soniyi, Omololu Ogunmade and Damilola Oyedele in Abuja The Senate wednesday kick-started its debate on the economic turmoil in the country, with some senators blaming the recession on the incompetence of some ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet. Senators, who did not mince words during plenary in the upper chamber, said…

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Banire Advises APC Not To Tamper With Ondo Primary

Banire Advises APC Not To Tamper With Ondo Primary

Banire Advises APC Not to Tamper with Ondo Primary National Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Muiz Banire, SAN Says appeal report lacks logic legally, politically Confusion as NWC keeps mum on appeal panel’s report Olawale Olaleye in Lagos and James Sowole in Akure The National Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Muiz Banire (SAN), has written a strongly-worded letter to the National Chairman of the party, Chief John…

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Defendant Excretes In Courtroom

Defendant Excretes In Courtroom

Lagos—A defendant, Avekpon Bernard, 18, who is standing trial for conduct likely to cause breach of the peace, alongside 22 others, before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, yesterday, excreted in the dock, while the Court Registrar was reading the charge to the defendants. The defendant had told the Investigating Police Officer, IPO, that he was pressed and wanted to use the toilet just before the court started sitting, but he refused, saying he cannot leave…

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Virgin Refused To Refund Me

Virgin Refused To Refund Me

My family and I were due to fly to Florida on the 27th August but following guidance issued by Public Health England on the 31st July, we decided we shouldn’t go due to the risk it may pose to my unborn child as I am currently 11 weeks pregnant. I received a letter from my doctor and midwife stating that it was not safe for me to fly but Virgin is now refusing to refund…

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