Doyin Okupe: Wept, Saw Hopelessness When IPOB Members Were Waving Biafran Flags – Politics

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has said watching members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), waving the Biafran flags while welcoming Nnamdi Kanu, made him shed tears. He said that the way the IPOB members, particularly youths, waved their flags in Nnamdi Kanu’s compound, shows a people that have been… Continue reading Doyin Okupe: Wept, Saw Hopelessness When IPOB Members Were Waving Biafran Flags – Politics

Senate attacks Fashola; explains Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan budget cuts

The Senate on Friday justified its decision to cut the budget of some major projects of the federal government in the 2017 Appropriation Act. The senate said projects like the Second Niger Bridge and Lagos-Ibadan Expressway were dropped from the budget because a counterpart funding arrangement for their construction had previously been entered with the… Continue reading Senate attacks Fashola; explains Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan budget cuts

All the major economic news in Nigeria in 5 minutes 22/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today. 1. The Acting Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), Victor Muruako, has advised the Federal Government to set a debt limit for the three tiers of government to serve as guide for loan procurement . According to him, the Fiscal Responsibility Act (FRA) 2007… Continue reading All the major economic news in Nigeria in 5 minutes 22/6/2017

Naira crashes for the first time this week despite CBN $195m supply

The Naira has crashed against Dollar but stayed unchanged against Pound and Euro at parallel market – Trading at the parallel market saw the Naira close at N370/$1 today, June 22, 2017 – The Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N465 and N410 respectively The Nigerian Naira on Thursday, June 22, crashed slightly against… Continue reading Naira crashes for the first time this week despite CBN $195m supply

More questions arise as World Bank loans Nigeria another $961 million

The World Bank has approved another $961 million loan for the implementation of 2 program for results operations in Nigeria, Punch claims. The first of these 2 projects are the Better Education Service Delivery for All which targets out- of-school children, seeking to return them into the classrooms and in the long run improve literacy,… Continue reading More questions arise as World Bank loans Nigeria another $961 million

Ohanaeze to Arewa Youths- Name Your Brothers Who Are Sponsoring Boko Haram Terrorists

The Ohanaeze Youths Council, Worldwide, OYC, has demanded that Arewa youths fish out those sponsoring boko haram terrorists. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the OYC condemned Arewa youths for saying Ike Ekweremadu is sponsoring the biafra agitation. “Till date, the Arewa Youths are yet to name their brothers who are sponsoring Boko Haram. Even… Continue reading Ohanaeze to Arewa Youths- Name Your Brothers Who Are Sponsoring Boko Haram Terrorists