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Making the right choice for a CBN Governor

By Bernard Okeke The economic policy direction of the government of President Muhamamdu Buhari has been clearly outlined. The struggle of the government to rescue the economy from recession and reboot it for the desired results have seen the constitution of the National Economic Council (NEC) led by the

After hours of DSS interrogation, Oshiomhole departs to U.S

National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole suddenly left the country early Wednesday morning to United states (US) after facing hours of interrogation by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Sunday and Monday. Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State secured bail for Oshiomhole from DSS

APC crises deepens over mode of primary elections

•Party moves to factional meeting  Austin Osande The crises in the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the party mode of conducting its primary election assume new dimension at the weekend as the party make a move to stop factional meeting by some members of our Party organs that was scheduled to hold

INSECURITY: FG to decentralize police operation

The Federal Government and State Governors have resolved to explore how the operations of the Nigeria Police can be decentralised in order to improve the level of policing and security in the country. In a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Laolu Akande on Thursday,

NEC approves establishment of Education Bank, Trust fund across states

Considers compulsory development levy by students Godsgift Onyedinefu   National Council on Education, (NCE) chaired by minister of  Education, Adamu Adamu has approved the establishment of education banks and Students Loan Boards by all  States at concessionary interest rate, to enable students access education fund. The council also approved Trust Fund by all States

Bill Gate and Dangote, attend expanded NEC

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – VICE President Yemi Osinbajo is chairing the ongoing expanded National Economic Council, NEC, which has in attendance the 36 governors of the federation, the Chairman of Dangote Groups, Aliko Dangote and Mr. Bill Gate from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo with Alhaji

Supreme Court reserves judgment in PDP leadership tussle

*Says Markafi’s appeal competent  …Nneoma Ndibe The Ahmed Makarfi and Ali Modu Sheriff factions of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) laying claims and counter claims to the national leadership of the party are to know their fates in the final judgment of the Supreme Court on the issue. The Apex Court yesterday in

FG plans new offensive against militants, cattle rustlers

The Federal Government is set to go tough to crush cattle rustlers and militant groups across Nigeria.   The resolution forms part of the outcome of the meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC), which held on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, under Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.   The National Security Adviser (NSA),