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Daily Archives: September 6, 2018

Police dismiss officers who invaded Edwin Clark’s house

Inspector-general of police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has approved the dismissal of three of the four police officers who searched the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark, an Ijaw national leader. The officers searched Clark’s residence on Tuesday but did not find anything incriminating. The police have since apologised to the Ijaw leader and revealed the identities of the officers behind what ... Read More »

How I make money from my ‘stupidity’ –   Mr Ibu

John Okafor, a filmmaker, popularly known as ‘Mr Ibu’ on Wednesday said that the creative industry was capable of being a major revenue earner for the country if properly harnessed. Ibu said in Lagos that he was optimistic that the industry would attain new feats because of its increasing popularity among the public. “I urge youths who are interested in ... Read More »

Eating right: 7 tips for a healthier living

We all want our bodies to be in good condition, externally and internally — but most times, we are always in a hurry to eat right. However, eating right doesn’t have to be complicated; you just have to shift to healthier food and beverage choices. What you eat goes a long way in shaping your body, keeping you fit and ... Read More »

Poor power supply hindering growth of Nigerian SMEs

BY JONATHAN EMMANUEL Access to power expands the number and variety of business and job opportunities available. Electricity means that small businesses, such as barbers hairdressing salons, laundromats, welders etc, rely on energy to function. Energy also leads to the creation of new markets, businesses and job openings, which provide more opportunities for individuals to earn an income and lift ... Read More »

CBN’s N5.87bn fine: Pay within 14 days, AGF orders banks, MTN

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has demanded in writing that MTN Nigeria and four banks pay the N5.87bn fine awarded against them by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). CBN issued the directive on August 29 — two days after the story was published on how Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the apex bank, was ... Read More »

Buhari warns Atiku

The Nigerian Presidency has reacted to a recent statement by PDP Presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar where he described President Muhammadu Buhari as “power drunk.” In a response to VP Osinbajo on Restructuring, Atiku described President Muhammadu Buhari as ‘Power-Drunk’. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement, although agreed with Atiku that Buhari is ... Read More »

2019: Why APC may lose presidency – Sagay

  Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has advised the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to yield to the demands of state governors of the party to conduct indirect primaries in their states ahead of the 2019 polls. According to him, the APC may lose power in 2019 if the ... Read More »

FEC okays N6trn for national health plan

The Federal Government, in collaboration with the states, has rolled out N6.071 trillion as financial intervention for the second phase of its National Health Strategic Plan. Part of the objectives as outlined by the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, is to boost comprehensive health care delivery in the country, particularly regarding maternal and child mortality, polio, cholera, and others. The ... Read More »

Police apologise to Clark for invasion of home

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), on Wednesday dispatched a high-powered delegation, led by a Deputy Inspector General of Police (IGP) and other senior police officers to apologise to Chief Edwin Clark, whose Asokoro, Abuja home was invaded by some police officers on Tuesday. This disclosure was made on Wednesday in a statement signed by Jimoh Moshood, police spokesperson, force ... Read More »

NPL: Ortom celebrates Lobi Stars, set to pay allowances owed

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has celebrated the state’s football club, Lobi Stars for winning the recently concluded Nigeria Professional League (NPL). In the spirit of the celebration, he directed the Commissioner for Finance to clear all the financial indebtedness of the state to Lobi Stars Football Club. Ortom gave the directive on Wednesday in Makurdi when the officials of ... Read More »