Buhari rules out breaking fast with Saraki, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally ruled out the possibilityof breaking the Ramadan fast with the embattled President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu; and other leaders of the National Assembly. Since his return from his leave on June 19, Buhari had hosted different groups to Iftar, during […]

I won’t discriminate against any section – Buhari

Despite perceived lopsidedness in his appointments, President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday promised that under his watch, no section of the country would either be discriminated against or marginalised. Buhari made the promise at the palace of the Emir of Daura, Katsina State, Dr. Farouk Farouk, where he was hosted to […]

Avengers resume hostilities, blow up NNPC, Chevron’s oil facilities

THE Federal Government’s proposed peace talks with militants on Sunday morning suffered a major setback as the Niger Delta Avengers blew up several oil facilities belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Chevron Nigeria Limited and the Nigerian Petroleum Development Corporation. Our correspondent gathered that the attacks occurred simultaneously leaving […]

Manufacturers lose N348.6bn to new forex policy

Manufacturers who had outstanding dollar requests and Letters of Credit (applied for at N197/dollar) before the new foreign exchange policy came into existence lost approximately  N348.6bn by Monday, June 20, 2016, the day the policy commenced, findings by our correspondent have revealed. The outstanding LCs and dollar requests totalled $4.02bn […]

Abia crisis rages as AGF fails to resolve logjam

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, said on Sunday that he had yet to offer any legal opinion on the developments which followed the June 27 judgment that sacked Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State. The minister, through his Special Adviser on Media […]