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Politics

Senate minority leader Enyinnaya Abaribe blames Buhari, APC for Nigeria woes

The minority leader of the Nigerian Senate, Enyinnaya Abaribe has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressive Congress (APC) government for the socio-economic woes bedevilling the country and leading it to precipice. Abaribe apportioned the blame in Abuja on Monday while fielding questions from journalists at leadership capacity training, organised by the minority leader […] Read Full Story

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Coronavirus

COVID: Why Nigeria should involve private sector in vaccination – analyst

Reviewing the ongoing vaccination exercise, Muhammed Yusuf, a public health analyst, has urged the Federal Government to adopt a public-private partnership approach to administering COVID-19 vaccines. Yusuf argued that bringing the private sector players on board would increase resources and capabilities to make COVID-19 vaccines accessible to all. He believed would close the glaring execution […] Read Full Story

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News

Nigeria faces more flooding, drought as climate change risk rises- UK official

Nigeria has been described as one of the most climate change vulnerable countries in the world with worsening effects of the environmental conditions. The United Kingdom International Champion on Adaptation and Resilience for the COP26 Presidency, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, made this assertion during her virtual visit to Nigeria weekend. While noting that climate change impacts will […] Read Full Story

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Air Peace reaffirms order of Boeing 737MAX

Air Peace has said it is sticking with its order of Boeing 737 Max that was recently recertified to restart operations. Allen Onyema, the chairman and chief executive officer of the airline made this known while taking delivery of Nigeria’s biggest domestic carriers second brand new Embraer E195-2 in Abuja on Thursday. Timeline for delivery […] Read Full Story

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Politics

Paseda meets Amosun, collapses UPN into APC ahead of 2023 general election

Amid gale of defections and cross-carpeting from different political parties into the All Progressives Congress (APC), a two-term governorship candidate in Ogun State, Rotimi Paseda has begun political moves to collapse the entire political structure of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) into the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of 2023 general election. Recall that […] Read Full Story

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News

Building destroyed as gas explosion rocks Lagos

A one-storey building has been damaged at Alapere, Ketu, Lagos, after a gas cylinder exploded and sent many scampering. According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), the incident occurred at No 44 Moses Street, Oshogun, Alapere, Lagos. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, the director-general of LASEMA said on arrival at the scene, it was discovered that […] Read Full Story

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Here’s how Naira closed the week

The foreign exchange market closed the week with Naira weakening by 0.26 percent amid low dollar liquidity, which declined by 8.36 percent at the Investors and Exporters (I&E) forex window. The foreign exchange market daily turnover declined by 8.36 percent Week-on-Week to $46.43 million at the end of trading on Friday from $50.67 million recorded […] Read Full Story