Category Archives: National
Global rating agency Moody’s Investors Services has assigned national scale ratings (NSRs) to Sterling Bank Plc and six other Nigerian banks. This rating action, according to a statement from Moody’s, follows the publication of new national scale rating maps for Nigeria, Kenya and Morocco, which provide a measure of relative
The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, has described those calling for the sale of national assets as economic predators. Senate President Bukola Saraki had on Tuesday recommended the sale of some national assets and the utilisation of the proceeds for the development of infrastructure. Saraki had said,
Ekiti State Governor. Mr Ayodele Fayose has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of fuelling the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in order to whittle down the influence of opposition in the country.
Sen. Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna) has expressed support for the move by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the alleged padding of the 2016 budget.
Rivers Commissioner of Police, Mr Francis Odesanya, has said that the police prevented people from entering Sharks stadium, venue of the Peoples Democratic Party`s (PDP) national convention due to court order.
Leaders from Rivers, Delta, Akwa Ibom, Edo, Bayelsa and Cross River States are scheduled to meet and find solution to continued unrest and destruction of critical oil infrastructure by militant groups in the Niger Delta.
The Managing director of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Umaru Ibrahim, will today, deliver a keynote address at the 2016 LAPO Institute Conference on Microfinance and Enterprise ...
Nigeria is set to experience an annular solar eclipse that will be visible all over the country with different degrees of totality on September 1, 2016, even as astronomers ...
The current practice by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) members of cutting the prices of their crude oil goes beyond just retaining market share.
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Idris Ibrahim, has inaugurated the Imo State branch of the eminent persons’ forum, consisting of monarchs, religious groups and others.
The Federal Government has disclosed that many companies operating in Nigeria are not remitting their statutory two per cent profit into the Education Tax Fund.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has told the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara that there is absolutely no constitutional provisions ...
Authorities of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) have denied claims in a recent video by Boko Haram that some of the Chibok Girls were killed in aerial bombardments.
Parents Teachers Association of Federal Government Colleges in the South West region of the country has faulted government cancellation of PTA development levy. It said this would lead to the sack ...
The Nigeria Army said two of the three persons declared wanted were unwilling to disclose credible information they possess about Boko Haram operations.
Nigeria has managed to attain electricity generation and supply of 3,686.3MW after several months of blackout occasioned by cut in gas supply to power plants.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged journalists to use their profession to promote national unity.