$40bn spent on Niger Delta in 12 years without result – Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has disclosed that more than $40 billion had been dolled out to the Niger Delta region in the past 12 years through various intervention agencies, regretting however, that there was nothing on ground to justify such amount. Kachikwu, who spoke yesterday at a meeting held […] $40bn spent on Niger Delta in 12 years without result – Kachikwu

Naira hits all-time low at parallel market, now N412 to $1

The Naira reached at an all-time low of 412 per dollar on the parallel market on Friday. This may not be unconnected to suspension of some banks from forex trading by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. Traders said some bureau de change operators have been finding it difficult to access their forex account and […] Naira hits all-time low at parallel market, now N412 to $1

Why there is no major presence of Igbos in Buhari’s government – Nwodo

A former governor of Enugu state, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, who was once the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has given reason why the Igbo nation seems to be excluded in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, explaining that it is because the President is not a politician. He pointed out that Buhari, […] Why there is no major presence of Igbos in Buhari’s government – Nwodo

Explosion rocks Isoko Development Secretariat in Delta

A massive explosion occurred Friday evening in Delta State. Reports have it that the Isoko Development Secretariat was brought down by the explosion which occurred in Oleh area of the state. The explosion reportedly hit the secretariat also known as Isoko House amid the union’s annual conference. It is still unclear if the incident was […] Explosion rocks Isoko Development Secretariat in Delta

Stella Oduah’s son dies at 28

The senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Stella Oduah, has reportedly lost her 28-year-old son. Reports have it that the deceased, whose name is yet to be known as at press time, gave up the ghost at a private hospital in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja […] Stella Oduah’s son dies at 28

My defection to APC not for political appointment – Oyinlola

Former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has disclosed how he was governor for about 10 years, stressing that he did not dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC, in search of political appointment. Speaking when he featured on Frank Talk, a radio programme, aired by Rave FM, Osogbo […] My defection to APC not for political appointment – Oyinlola