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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Court Voids Okorocha’s Son-in-law’s Candidacy in Imo Gov Poll – Thisdaylive

    Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday nullified the participation of Mr. Uche Nwosu, the son-in-law of former Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, in the last governorship election in the state. Justice Ekwo, in a judgment, nullified Nwosu’s candidacy in the …...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics PDP BoT Chairman Clarifies Comments on RUGA Scheme – Thisdaylive

    The Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jubrin, on Sunday clarified that his comment on the controversial RUGA livestock policy should be seen as a position of a Fulani leader, and not in the context … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari Vows to End Banditry, Kidnapping – Thisdaylive

    President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerians displaced as a result of banditry and insurgency that the federal government is doing everything humanely possible to end the menace bedeviling the North-west region and other parts of the country. He said wednesday … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  4. Nigeria World News

    World British Police Freeze $121m in Accounts on Bribery Fears – Thisdaylive

    British police have frozen eight bank accounts containing a total of more than 100 million pounds ($121 million), which is suspected to have derived from bribery and corruption overseas. The National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Wednesday a London court had approved the Account Freezing Orders...
  5. Nigeria World News

    World Huawei Plans Job Overhaul to Cut US Ties, Pumps $800m into Brazil Production – Thisdaylive

    Huawei Founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei is plotting a major restructure of the business intended to stave off the threat of United States sanctions on its supply chain and production, according to Bloomberg report. ... Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2ZapVI4 Get more World News
  6. Nigeria Business News

    Business Okowa Calls for Speedy Resuscitation of Warri Port – Thisdaylive

    Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for the quick resuscitation of Warri Port, saying it is a key factor to the economic development of the state and the nation. Speaking when the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli I, visited him in Asaba yesterday, … Read more via...
  7. Nigeria Business News

    Business Okomu Oil to Boost Performance with 5,000 Hectares of Oil Palms Plantation – Thisdaylive

    Okomu Oil Palm Plc wednesday said it was making efforts towards the cultivation of 5,000 hectares of oil palms in Edo State, a move market operators said would boost its turnover and generally enhance its performance going forward. In a notification to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) …...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business Minimum Wage Talks: Labour Seeks Buhari’s Intervention to End Deadlock – Thisdaylive

    The federal government’s committee on the negotiating of consequential adjustments for the new minimum wage and the Joint National Public Sector Services Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), have agreed to approach President Muhammadu Buhari to help broker a deal on the issues … Read more via...
  9. Nigeria Business News

    Business NNPC: Nigeria will Stick to OPEC’s Oil Output Quota – Thisdaylive

    Nigeria will not break its commitment to the oil production adjustments agreed upon under the Declaration of Cooperation (DoC) between member countries of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC countries at their last ministerial meeting on July 2, 2019, the...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Dickson, Alaibe Clash over Alleged Doctored Audios – Thisdaylive

    A battle of attrition is raging between the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, and a Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Bayelsa State Governorship Aspirant and former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Timi Alaibe. The bone … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  11. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Rufai: I Have Solution to Nigeria’s Goalkeeper’s Problem – Thisdaylive

    As Nigeria continues to grapple with getting a quality goalkeeper for the senior national team, the Super Eagles, ex-international Peter Rufai has insisted that he has solution to the festering problem. Yesterday, Franco-German handler of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, invited 23 players for...
  12. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Serena Pulls out of Cincinnati Masters – Thisdaylive

    Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Cincinnati Masters with a recurring back injury, just days after pulling out of the Rogers Cup final. Williams, 37, was to face Zarina Diyas in the first round on Tuesday. “I am so sad to withdraw as it is truly one of the … read more via Thisdaylive –...
  13. Nigeria Business News

    Business Lawyer Threatens Legal Action against Kwese TV over Client’s Unpaid Debt – Thisdaylive

    A Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Chris Ezenwa Anokam has issued a seven-day ultimatum to Kwese Television, a new satellite and broadcasting network in Nigeria to pay his client, So Dave Classic Limited, the sum N1,69,000.000 debt it has refused to pay since 2018. The lawyer in a letter … Read...
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business Peace Mass Transit Boss Returns N2.2bn Mistakenly Paid by First Bank – Thisdaylive

    The Managing Director of Peace Mass Transit (PMT) Limited, Dr. Maduka Onyishi, has disclosed that he returned the sum of N2.2billion, wrongly paid into his First Bank of Nigeria account. The cheque, according to a statement by Onyishi, was received on behalf of First Bank by the Business...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ita Enang’s Comments on RUGA Based on Greed, Says Akwa Ibom Govt – Thisdaylive

    Akwa Ibom State government has condemned the comments by the Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang on RUGA settlement, saying that it was based on greed and a desperate quest to cling to power despite already spending 20 years in public … Read more...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Daura Emirate Commends Buhari for Tackling Insecurity – Thisdaylive

    The Emir of Daura, Dr. Umar Farouq Umar, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on what he described as his achievements in the fight against banditry, kidnapping, insurgency and other related violent crimes bedeviling the country. The monarch also yesterday conferred … Read more via...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ekiti Monarchs Sue Fayemi over Appointment of Traditional Council Chair – Thisdaylive

    Sequel to the appointment of the Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi, as the Chairman of the Ekiti State Traditional Council, some aggrieved monarchs have gone to court to seek the nullification of the action taken by the state Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. The … Read more via...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics As EFCC Arrests Atiku’s Son-in-Law, PDP Accuses FG of Blackmail – Thisdaylive

    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in the early hours of yesterday, arrested Alhaji Babalele Abdullahi, a son-in-law to the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23, 2019 … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  19. Nigeria Business News

    Business Dangote Refinery Completion Date Shifted – Thisdaylive

    The 650, 000 barrels per day (bpd) Dangote crude oil refinery may no longer be completed until the end of 2020 due to problems importing steel and other equipment. However, refining operation which was expected to begin at the facility early 2020 has been shifted, … Read more via...
  20. Nigeria Business News

    Business Akintola Williams, First African Chartered Accountant, Turns 100 – Thisdaylive

    Chief Akintola Williams, the first African to qualify as a chartered accountant, clocked 100 years yesterday, putting family, friends and well-wishers in celebration mood. Akintola Williams was born on August 9, 1919 into the family of Thomas Ekundayo Williams, a clerk in the colonial service...
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