NOBODY CAN SEPARATE MIDDLE BELT FROM THE NORTH –ABUBAKAR TSAV

Middle-Belt Forum leaders have been described as noisemakers who should be ignored over their recent declaration that the Middle Belt is no longer part of the North. Making the declaration in this interview with TUNDE THOMAS, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, and prominent Middle Belt leader, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav said MBF leaders …

RECAPITALISATION DEBACLE: WHY MOST DISCOS MAY CLOSE SHOP

If there is one sure way most observers of the current political dispensation would want to assess President Muhammadu Buhari’s success or otherwise at the end of the next four years as Commander InChief of the Nigerian nation, perhaps its fledgling power sector could readily fill the log. But as if it understands this urgency of …

FOOD IMPORT BAN: YOU’RE ON YOUR OWN, EXPERTS TELL BUHARI, WARN AGAINST EXECUTIVE RECKLESSNESS

“Don’t give a cent to anybody to import food into the country. Foreign reserve will be conserved and utilized strictly for diversification of the economy, and not for encouraging more dependence on foreign food imports bills”, this was the instruction of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, last …

FG, LAWAN, ABARIBE, NDUME, OTHERS FLAY ATTACK ON EKWEREMADU IN GERMANY

Magnus Eze, Enugu, Fred Itua and Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Nduibuisi Orji, Abuja, Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki and and Dickson Okafor AS widespread outrage trail the harassment and humiliation of Senator Ike Ekweremadu,  the Federal Government has called on the German authorities to ensure that the mastermind face the consequences of their actions. This is even as Senate President Ahmad …

KUDOS, KNOCKS TRAIL PRISONS NAME CHANGE

Magnus Eze, Enugu, Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa and Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja Mixed reactions have trailed the the new Nigerian Prisons Service amended bill into law,  signed by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday,  which changes the name of the Nigeria Prisons Services to Nigerian Correctional Service. In the amended law, the Nigerian Correctional Service facilities nationwide would …

EL-ZAKZAKY LEAVES INDIAN HOSPITAL FOR NIGERIA WITHOUT TREATMENT

Following disagreement over medical personnel to attend to him, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, has left India for Nigeria without treatment.The Shiite leader departed New Dehli, India by 5pm and is expected to touch down at the Nnamdi AzikiiweInternational Airport, Abuja before 2am.Revealing this development, President of the media …

SHAKE-UP IN ARMY: GOC, THEATRE COMMANDERS, OTHERS APPOINTED

Following pressures to end the 10-year-old insurgency and buoy its fighting capacity, the Nigerian Army has announced the appointment of a new acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) for 7 Division Maiduguri, Borno State. He is Brigadier-General AK Ibrahim. He is also the new theatre commander for Sector 1 Operation Lafiya Dole. He takes over from Major-General Bulama …

FG SETS UP COMMITTEES ON REVENUE SHARING FORMULA, EXPAND REVENUE BASE

The Federal Government has constituted 12 committees to review the present revenue sharing formula of the federation as well as ways to expand the revenue base of the nation. Chairman, Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Mr. Elias Mbas made the disclosure,  yesterday, in Abuja at the inauguration of chairmen and members of the Committees. …