‘Osinbajo not under pressure to resign’

‘Osinbajo not under pressure to resign’

The Presidency on Wednesday denied reports in some quarters  that Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo was under  pressured to resign. A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Political Affairs, Femi Ojudu, explained that it was not true...
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Yahya Jammeh leaves Gambia

Yahya Jammeh leaves Gambia

(BBC)  Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh has left the country in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power. He boarded a plane to Guinea and from there will travel on to exile in Equatorial Guinea,...
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Trump vows to ‘put America first’

Trump vows to ‘put America first’

(BBC) President Donald Trump has painted a bleak picture of a broken country after being sworn in as US president. He spoke of abandoned factories, rampant crime and a failed education system, pledging that his presidency would bring about change....
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Atiku to Nwodo: Your election is auspicious

Atiku to Nwodo: Your election is auspicious

Former Vice President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar congratulates Dr. Nnia Nwodo on his election as President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex socio-cultural organissation of the Igbo nation. The former Vice President...
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Edo to introduce POS for revenue collection, targets 10,000 jobs

Edo to introduce POS for revenue collection, targets 10,000 jobs

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has set up modality for the employment of 10,000 workers inline with his promise to create 200,000.    Under the arrangement, the State Government is to establish an electronic platform that will collect revenue...
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Akufo-Addo takes oath as President of Ghana

Akufo-Addo takes oath as President of Ghana

(BBC) Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn in as Ghana’s new president after beating John Mahama in last month’s election. Heads of state from across Africa and thousands of guests and dignitaries watched him take the oath of office at a...
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Edo raises committee to harmonize revenue collection

Edo raises committee to harmonize revenue collection

The Edo Government has set up a committee to fine tune a proposed bill to harmonize revenue collection by local government councils in the state. The Chairman Edo Internal Revenue Service, Chief Oseni Elamah disclosed this to newsmen shortly after...
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Edo to revamp gelegele port, bans private tax collectors

Edo to revamp gelegele port, bans private tax collectors

Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has announced the prohibition of private revenue and tax collectors in the State. In his newyear broadcast to the people of the State, Obaseki assured the people of economic recovery in 2017. He informed...
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Ajulo to Akeredolu: Make peace with Tinubu

Ajulo to Akeredolu: Make peace with Tinubu

SIr, I am pleased to write to you today, the first day of the Year 2017. Do accept my best wishes and prayers for a wonderful and fulfilling new year. By February 24th you would be inaugurated as the 6th...
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Russia vows response to diplomat expulsion from US

Russia vows response to diplomat expulsion from US

Russia has promised to respond to the expulsion of 35 of its diplomats from Washington, amid a bitter dispute over alleged Russian interference in the recent US presidential election. A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin said the Kremlin’s reaction w...
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Wike presents N470billion budget for 2017

Wike presents N470billion budget for 2017

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike  on Wednesday presented a N470 billion budget to the State House of Assembly for 2017. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the fiscal policy is christened “Golden Jubilee Budget for accelerated development.” NAN reca...
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