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Ngige tackles NECA over N3.4bn NSITF fraud

Labour and Employment minister, Dr. Chris Ngige, has maintained that the suspension of the management of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), followed due process. He also accused the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) of negligence which, he alleged, gave room for the suspended managing director of NSITF and some members of his executive to […]

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Fidelity Bank appoints Chike-Obi Chairman, as Ebi retires

Fidelity Bank Plc has announced that two of its Board members: Mr Ernest Ebi (MFR), who has been serving as Chairman, Board of Directors and Mr Seni Adetu, who has been serving as an Independent Non-Executive Director, having successfully completed their tenure in accordance with the Bank’s internal governance policy will be stepping down from […]

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WHY NATIONS FAIL (III)

In this third part of the examination of Why Nations Fail, we shall be looking at Chapters 8 to 12, while we hope to conclude next week. The Industrial Revolution created a critical juncture that affected some countries positively but some absolutist regimes like the old China lagged behind as they blocked the spread of […]

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Men’s Club returns this July

Tola Odunsi directed series; ‘Men’s Club’ is scheduled to return for another series on Wednesday, July 22. The series is returning for the third season after a widely accepted two season between 2019 and 2020. For the third season, Dami Elebe takes the audience on the twists and turns about love, betrayal, and friendship involving […]

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Why going on vacation is important

A real vacation, where you completely unplug with work and focus on things you want and like to do, has a variety of benefits to your physical and mental health. The fact is, careers are time-consuming and at times, challenging and stressful. Getting away from your responsibilities and focusing on yourself can do wonders, and […]

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The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Saturday upheld the election of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. Five man panel of justices of the Court of Appeal in a unanimous decision dismissed four appeals filed by the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) , Social Democratic Party(SDP), Democratic Peoples Party(DPP)and Action Peoples Parry (APP).

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Saturday upheld the election of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. Five man panel of justices of the Court of Appeal in a unanimous decision dismissed four appeals filed by the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) , Social Democratic Party(SDP), Democratic Peoples Party(DPP)and Action Peoples […]

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Today Soccer Scores: Jamie Vardy 100 goals

Jamie Vardy has made history by stamping his name on the Premier League 100-goal club. The former England striker moved to 21 goals this season and 101 strikes overall in England’s top flight by finding the back of the net twice during a comfortable 3-0 win over Crystal Palace. The Premier League break brought about […]

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COVID-19: Pray for Umahi, Ortom’s Wife, PDP pleads

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for more prayers for speedy recovery of Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi, the wife of Benue state governor Samuel Ortom, Eunice, as well as other Nigerians who have tested positive to COVID-19. The PDP in a statement on Saturday, described the increase in the spread of the pandemic […]

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Buhari, APC, killing Nigerians with taxes, Secondus laments.

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has cried out that President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, are overburdening Nigerians with taxes and tariffs and cares less about relieving the plight of the country’s suffering poor population. Prince Secondus lamented that while the rest of other […]

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How FBI Nailed Nigerian Internet Fraudster, Hushpuppi, Why He May Spend Maximum Sentence In United States Federal Prison

Inside details of how the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation unearthed the fraudulent activities of Abbas Ramon Olorunwa widely known as Hushpuppi emerged in an affidavit attested to by Andrew John Innocenti, a Special Agent of the agency, on June 25, 2020, in Los Angeles, California before U.S Magistrate Judge, Rozella A. Oliver. The […]

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AAC Condemns INEC For Excluding Party From Edo Governorship Election

The African Action Congress has slammed the Independent National Electoral Commission for removing its name among political parties to contest the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State. The party had successfully conducted its primary election and produced Edith Isokpan as its candidate for the governorship election. Officials of INEC witnessed the exercise, which […]

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Abia Governor, Ikpeazu, Recovers From COVID-19

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has recovered from COVID-19 after receiving treatment for three weeks. The governor had announced that he tested positive for the disease on June 8. SaharaReporters gathered that Ikpeazu made attempts to be flown abroad but the restriction on international flights ban in many countries around the world and his […]

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Central Bank Of Nigeria Devalues Naira By 5.3 Per Cent At Currency Auction, Confirms SaharaReporters’ Story

The Central Bank of Nigeria devalued the naira at one of its currency auctions, according to people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg said in its latest report. The weakening comes after Governor Godwin Emefiele announced last month that the bank plans to unify its multiple exchange rates to improve the transparency of its currency-management system. […]