From manufacturing to services, Nigeria, like every other country, will see Coronavirus contracting the economy. But the strength of the impacts will be a function of the potency of the scourge
Re-examining the maritime loop with Hadiza Bala Usman, Dakuku Peterside
The recent shakeup in the maritime sector threw up mixed reactions in different quarters. While some personalities smiled with obvious relief, others saw the development as bitter pills to swallow.
Intrigues! As Cross River’s crave for indigenous Chief Judge Robs Ikpeme of appointment
Days after the Cross River State House of Assembly (CRSHA) turned down the confirmation of Justice Akon Ikpeme, as the state’s substantive chief judge on the ground that she hails from Akwa Ibom State
Tightening the noose on maltreatment of maid
There are many ‘Peace Goewam’ in at least one out of every 10 homes in the country. Remember Peace? She is the young girl rescued by the police on Christmas Day, December 25, 2019 in Enugu State...
Remembering General Murtala Muhammed
“Good morning fellow Nigerians, this is Lt. Col. B. S. Dimka of the Nigerian Army calling. I bring you good tidings. Murtala Muhammed’s deficiency has been detected.
Experts caution FG on drive for cheaper fuel
• Move Will Address Subsidy, Climate Change, Local Content Challenges, Experts Say • Stakeholders Cautiously Optimistic Over Oil Block Licensing Nigeria may conserve over N3t currently being spent on the importation of petrol if the Federal Government is sincere in its drive for cheaper fuel through Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) alternative, stakeholders have said. With…
Kebbi to host Yauri Reggata Cultural Festival February 22
Arrangements have been concluded for the hosting of 2020 Yauri Annual Regatta Cultural Festival taking place on February 22.
Royal iumble in Obiano’s community over Aguleri Ofala Festival
What would have turned into a bloody clash in Governor Willie Obiano’s ancient community of Aguleri in Anambra State, if the drums of war that roared weeks to the maiden Ofala (Ovala) Aguleri were beaten, was fortunately averted.
Host communities accuse Wilmar PZ of high-handedness, slave labour
Host communities of Wilmar PZ, owners of Calaro Oil Palm Estate in Akamkpa and Biase local councils of Cross River State, have risen against the activities of the multinational firm.
Knocks as Ondo Free School Shuttle Service stutters
For over one week after the resumption of public schools for the second term of 2019/2020 academic session, protests rocked Ondo State as there were no free school shuttle buses.