Campaigning against PDP will be easy, says Amaechi
Nigeria’s transportation minister and the director-general of President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign organisation, Rotimi Amechi ,has said the ruling All Progressives Congress will have it easy campaigning against the opposition People's Democratic Party in the forthcoming 2019 general election. "We are going to focus as usual on security, corruption and economy. it is so easy to campaign against PDP," Amaechi…
PDP seeks Amaechi’s resignation as minister over alleged funds diversion
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to demand the immediate resignation of Rotimi Amaechi as the Minister of Transportation. The party, in a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, yesterday claimed that “Amaechi, as Minister of Transportation and Director-General of the Buhari Campaign Organisation is using government fund to campaign for…
FG, General Electric never signed railway agreement, says Amaechi
Nigeria's transportation minister Rotimi Amaechi has said the supposed federal government and General Electric railway concession agreement ended at the negotiation stage. The Nigerian government had in April 2018 announced an agreement with four companies led by General Electric to start the interim phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession. “General Electric did not pull…
FEC approves N12.66b for prison vehicles, fire equipment
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N12.66 billion to buy equipment for the Fire Service.
Is Oshiomhole Tinubu’s secret weapon in APC’s battles?
Recent developments within All Progressives Congress (APC) give the impression that there are more questions than answers from the ruling political grouping.
Transportation Ministry set to cancel 2018 conference scheduled for Bayelsa
The Federal Ministry of Transportation says it will cancel the scheduled hosting of the 2018 National Council for Transportation (NCT) conference by Bayelsa if the state was not prepared for it.
Government plans new security architecture as sea crimes persist
This might definitely not be the best of time for Nigeria’s maritime industry as the spate of piracy on the Gulf of Guinea continues to pose threat to national earnings from seaborne trade.
Political tension cuts equity market gains by 50%
Nigeria's investment inflow, especially the stock market, is taking a hit as political intrigues gain momentum ahead of the 2019 general elections. Already, investors have lost over 50...
DMO explains borrowing from China, says no reason to panic
The Debt Management Office (DMO) has explained Federal Government’s borrowing from China amid various comments in recent times about borrowings by developing countries from the country. A statement by the Director-General of DMO, Patience Oniha, said the comments seemed to have become heightened following the recent summit of the forum on China-Africa Co-operation and claims…