Scores killed as gunmen attack Plateau villages
It was a killing spree by unknown gunmen yesterday in Plateau. Unconfirmed reports put the number of people killed at more than 100.The attacks, said to have started at about 11:00 p.m., occurred in the three local government areas of Barkin Ladi, Riyom and Jos South, and are reportedly ongoing.State governor, Simon Lalong....
‘Government seems to be insensitive to plight of Nigerian manufacturers’
We have put in place a number of marketing initiatives that will soon start yielding positive results and create more visibility for our brand. Marketing is not just about advertising. There are other legs of marketing such as Public Relations, Media Management, and Investor Relation.
Interbank lending falls as govt redeems N444 billion T-Bills
There was near excess in the quantity of money in circulation last week, save for the increased mop up exercise by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), following the repayments of N66.7 billion and N377.6 billion worth of Treasury Bills (T-Bills) and Open Market Operations.
Another budget of political abracadabra!
The heated debate generated by President Muhammadu Buhari ‘s concern raised over the National Assembly’s upping of the 2018 budget from N8.5 trillion to N9. 12 trillion by the injection of ‘strange’ projects requires a holistic appraisal to find out if indeed, such was done in the national interest.
‘Delay in judicial process affects housing delivery’
There are growing concerns that the delay in Nigeria judicial process, especially in commercial matters has compounded the inadequate housing for Nigerians. The agitations on housing deficits date back to 1991, when Nigeria was said to have housing deficit of seven million units.
Farmers kick over alleged land grab by Cross River, seek N500m compensation
The allocation of land by the Cross River government to a South African firm for a massive agriculture project has pitched the Governor Ben Ayade administration against over 400 farmers from Ochon settlement in Obubra Local Council of the state.
Firms, CEOs, others receive The Guardian oil, gas awards
Prominent and successful oil firms, bank and individuals were at the weekend honoured at the maiden edition of The Guardian Oil and Gas Awards, for their remarkable contribution to the growth and development of the industry and the nation’s economy.
NCAA explains industry figures, denies revenue shortfall
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday explained how the recent industry figures were gathered to dispel alleged shortfall in revenue estimates.The apex regulatory body said its figures were verifiable, as the system and processes of generating and gathering data were in line with best practices and international standards....
Argentina stars pass vote of no confidence in Sampaoli, to pick players against Nigeria
Reports from the Argentina camp say the Albiceleste have passed a vote of no confidence in their Manager, Jorge Sampaoli and have elected the big players, Lionel Messi, Javier Mescharano and Angel di Maria to pick the team that will play against Nigeria tomorrow.
Eagles prepare for St. Petersburg’s cold ahead of clash with Argentina
The Super Eagles know that tomorrow’s clash with Argentina will not be any holiday and so the team is doing everything to ensure it is up to scratch for it. It is taking nothing for granted, including the weather conditions, which keep changing from city to city.
Ranching: That common sense may prevail
At last, the Federal Government has chosen the path of common sense to support the globally practised modern way of raising livestock, which is ranching. If properly planned and transparently implemented, cattle ranching can be far more economically beneficial to the owners and the nation, as well as eliminate the raging farmers-versus-herdsmen....
Oil majors take lion’s share of N84tr proceeds in five years
Although oil has always been described as Nigeria’s core mineral wealth, fresh statistics show that industry operators might be the main beneficiaries from the sector.The petroleum industry earned $276.642 billion (N84.6 trillion) in the last five years. Only N8.41 trillion of the sum, however, was spent on budget from 2013 to 2017.