Army begins training exercise in S/South

The Nigerian Army yesterday said troops from the 82 Division and part of the 2 Division would this weekend, begin a training exercise code named: “Exercise Crocodile Smile” in the South-south of the country. Facebook Comments

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LASG reads riot act to school owners: ‘Register or close down’

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Government has directed owners of private schools in the state to register with the state’s Ministry of Education within two weeks or face sanction.  Facebook Comments

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Resolving the Niger Delta criminality

Lately, the issue of criminality through the bombings and vandalization of oil and gas pipelines in the Niger Delta region has been on the front burner of public discourse in the Nigerian political space because of its attendant effects on national security and well being of generality of the people. Facebook Comments

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Kano-Port Harcourt train services begin

Train services from northern Nigerian State, Kano, to Pot Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State, have started, twelve years after the Nigerian government launched a revitalisation project of the railway. Facebook Comments

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Agric loan: CBN orders banks to start account verification of farmers

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed banks and other financial institutions to begin Bank Verification Number (BVN) registration of farmers under the Federal Government’s  Anchors Borrowers’ Programme (ABP). Facebook Comments

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Why I met with former governor Amaechi – Wike

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has explained the rationale behind his Tuesday meeting with the immediate past governor of the state, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi.  Facebook Comments

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MTN Nigeria to be listed in Stock Exchange in 2017

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos with agency reports Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator MTN Group, has stated  on Thursday that its Nigeria business unit is on track to be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in 2017 as part of an agreement with the Federal Government.  Facebook Comments

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Full text: President Obama’s DNC speech

Remarks as prepared for delivery. Hello, America. Story Continued Below Twelve years ago tonight, I addressed this convention for the very first time. Facebook Comments

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Asari Dokubo loses first wife, Zainab

One of the wives of a prominent ex-militant, Mujaheedin Asari Dokubo, Hajia Zainab is dead. Facebook Comments

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APC govs meet Buhari, resolve to seek Ekweremadu’s removal 

State governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress have resolved to do all within their powers to ensure that Senator Ike Ekweremadu is removed as the Deputy President of the Senate, The PUNCH has learnt.  Facebook Comments

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