PRINTING MONEY: SO OBASEKI IS RIGHT, NIGERIA ON THE ROAD TO ZIMBABWE By Nick Agule

Within the last week a war of words has ensued over the management of the Nigerian economy with Gov Obaseki of Edo State firing the first salvo by accusing the FG of the catastrophic management of economy alleging that the FG is printing money to fund federal allocations. Nigeria’s Finance Minister Mrs Zainab Ahmed fired […]

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Brazil, Zambia And Echoes of A $1.5bn Nigerian Repair By Azu Ishiekwene

Brazil has proved a disaster in the management of COVID-19, but there are other areas where we can use their examples. Like what to do about failing refineries. This hot-button topic returned to the front burner after the Nigerian government recently announced plans to repair the Port Harcourt Refinery. That refinery and the ones in […]

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HRM Whiskey Gets Staff of Office as Okowa Appeals to Idjerhe People to Sustain the Peace

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has presented Staff Of Office to His Royal Majesty (HRM) King Obokuwho Arthur Monday Whiskey, Udurhie 1, the Ovie of Idjerhe Kingdom,  just as he called on Idjerhe people to bury any differences and work together with the new Ovie for the sustainable peace and progress of the kingdom […]

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Evwreni Group Petitions Police Service Commission: Demands for Removal of Delta CP and DPO Over Alleged Professional Misconduct

The Evwreni Elites Forum has petitioned the Police Service Commission accusing Delta State Commissioner of Police and the Ughelli North LG DPO of professional misconduct and their immediate transfer from the state over crisis blowing in Evwreni following alleged several killings by a vigilante group support by the community’s monarch. Below is the statement…. The […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Sunday, 5 July, 2020

PUNCH WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 COVID-19: 812 doctors, nurses, other health workers infected – NCDC Auditor-General queries National Assemblys alleged N2bn mismanagement Civil service: Bayelsa uncovers fake employment syndicate Nigerias COVID-19 cases surpass 28,000 with 603 new infections Buhari appoints Rev Pam as pilgrims commission exec sec African women have more uterine abnormalities […]

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Agboola Gambari’s Burning Grass By Lasisi Olagunju 

“What should Nigeria expect from you as Chief of Staff?” “I don’t report directly to the nation; I report to the president.” “What should he (the president) expect from you? What can you assure him?” “I think you should ask the president. I give him my loyalty, competence and support.” “What will be your guiding […]

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COVID-19: ECONOMIC DANGER LOOMS OVER NIGERIA …. By Patrick O. Okigbo III

 If you are a state governor in Nigeria and you are not already working round the clock, night and day, you are playing with fire. Red-hot, napalm FIRE! Here is your reality. Bonny Light (Nigeria’s crude oil) is trading at about $11. This is half the cost of producing the barrel. Even at that price, […]

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CORONAVIRUS: Economy in Topsy-turvydom by Marcel Okeke

  Without any equivocation, the covid-19 that is practically ravaging the entire world, has pushed the global economy into topsy-turvydom. Every projection or estimation has been messed up; the only certainty now is uncertainty. Coronavirus (covid-19) which started in a Chinese city (Wuhan) in the last days in 2019, is now overwhelming the scientific and […]

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Covid-19 May Threaten Workers Salaries Nationwide – Okowa

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that unless urgent steps are taken to check the effects of Coronavirus disease also known as Covid-19, many states in the country may not be able to pay salaries of workers. He asked Nigerians to brace up for the multiplier effects of the disease that could affect […]

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