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Maryam Uwais, the Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, says 620,947 poor and vulnerable Nigerians are benefiting from the National Cash Transfer initiative. The programme is a key component of the National Social Investment Programme of the federal government. “Although 1,491,296 households, comprising 6,056,872 individuals have been captured […]

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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described the fire disaster in Onitsha on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, as a terrorist attack. The outlawed group in a statement by its Media and Public Secretary, Emma Powerful said the consistency with which such disaster happened in the South-eastern region of the […]

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Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said yahoo boys can be useful for the anti-graft agency in the future. While delivering a paper titled, ‘Strategic change administration and innovation to curb corruption in Nigeria,’ at the third All Administrators National Conference of […]

The Nigerian government is considering many plans to broaden its revenue base. The Federal Government is considering introducing excise duties on carbonated drinks, according to the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed. Ahmed gave the indication in an interview with newsmen on Thursday on the sidelines […]

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Many residents of Onitsha in Anambra state are “currently trapped” following a fire outbreak. The fire was sparked by a petrol laden tanker, TheCable is reporting. One witness told TheCable that the tanker lost control and exploded into balls of fire after ramming into buildings in the Upper Iweka axis […]

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The Governor has met with contractors and has asked them to start working without any delay. The governor is said to have ordered massive construction on dilapidated highways and carriages within the state starting from Monday, October 14, 2019. This was announced in a statement on Sunday, October 13, 2019, […]

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected alleged moves by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Federal Government to “further gag the media, subjugate Nigerians and curtail their constitutionally guaranteed freedom of expression”. The party says the decision by President Buhari administration to impose stringent regulations on online […]

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The social media is awash with speculations that Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria is set to marry a second wife. The rumours on social media have it that the wedding is set to hold on Friday, 11th of October in a very quiet ceremony. Some reports also quote sources in Aso […]

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2019 BBNaija winner, Mercy has revealed what the tattoos she has on her body represents. She made this known during a chat with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN. According to her, the butterfly and flower tattoos she has on her skin represent the desire to achieve her dreams. “I […]

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The Economic Council will report direct to President Muhammadu Buhari. President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted an Economic Advisory Council. The council will replace the current economic management team headed by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo. The Presidency released the names of members of the council in a statement signed by Femi […]