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Jimi Agbaje exits PDP, Speaks On The Next Plan

The People Democratic Party Governorship Candidate of Lagos state Jimi Agbaje has dumped the People Democratic Party over an unresolved disagreement between him and the leadership of the party in the state. This contains in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos. Agbaje revealed that it is necessary for him to leave this party after a series of allegations ...

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Idris Elba Plays #Nigerian DJ In New Netflix Series!

Idris Elba has landed the role of a Nigerian DJ in Netflix’s new series, ‘Turn Up Charlie.’ Elba plays the title character of an old-school D.J, Charlie, who is 20 years past his lone hit and too ashamed to tell his parents back in Nigeria that he’s a failure. Charlie is given a final chance at success when he reluctantly ...

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Ford to cut down up to 5,000 jobs in Germany, others in UK

U.S. automaker Ford plans to cut more than 5,000 jobs in Germany and will reduce its workforce in Britain as well as it seeks to return to profit in Europe, the company said on Friday. Ford has offered voluntary redundancy programs for employees in Germany and Britain, it said in a statement. This is part of a turnaround plan announced ...

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‘Inflation rate in Nigeria hits 11.31% in February’ – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics says the Consumer Price Index which measured inflation decreased to 11.31 per cent (year-on-year) in February from 11.37 per cent recorded in January. The NBS made this known in its “CPI and Inflation Report’’ for February released in Abuja on Friday on its website. The bureau said the figure was 0.06 per cent points lower ...

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Presidency launches app to drive ease of doing business

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council has inaugurated the REPORTGOV.NG App, an official public service feedback and complaints platform to support business climate reforms implemented by the council since 2016. A statement by Dr Jumoke Oduwole, Senior Special Assistant, Industry, Trade and Investment to the President, Office of the Vice President on Friday on Abuja, said the platform was also ...

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Ethiopian Airlines Staff killed in recent plane crash honoured by the UN

The UN came together in sadness and solidarity on Friday to honour its 21 staff members, who died on board an Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed on Sunday. The ceremonies were held at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva to remember the staff members who were among the 157 passengers and crew members on board the ill-fated Ethiopian airplane ...

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Stakeholders call for improved synergy in the WASH Sector for speedy realisation of SDG-Goal 6

Major stakeholders and players within the Water Sanitation and Hygiene-WASH Sector in Nigeria has called for a better and robust collaboration for speedy realisation and implementation of Sustainable Development  Goal –Goal 6 which seeks to ensure safe and clean water for all, leaving no one behind by 2030. This call was made at a Youth focused Forum themed “Water For ...

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Buhari Lists Expectations From 9th NASS, Says Saraki Frustrated His Administration

President Muhammadu Buhari has listed some of his expectations from members of the ninth National Assembly, lamenting that his administration was frustrated by the 8th NASS. He said that he looks forward to a mutual working relationship with the 9th National Assembly towards improving the budgetary process and restoring the country to the January-December fiscal cycle. This was disclosed in ...

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Breaking: INEC picks March 23 for supplementary poll in six states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to conduct supplementary elections in states where last Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections were declared inconclusive. A statement by Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner in charge of media and publicity, noted that the commission has declared winners in 22 out of 29 states where the elections were conducted. It noted that ...

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Dele Momodu writes open letter to Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

Veteran Journalist and media mogul, Dele Momodu has released an open letter targeted at the Nigeria’s number 2 citizen, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. In this revealing epistle Momodu shares his views on wide range of issues and development within the Nigeria’s political space towards achieving sustainable political and democratic reforms. Read the letter below: “A lost nation is not one ...

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