NDIC: Rising Public Debt, Bad Loans Threat to Financial Stability…

Says banks likely to seek bailout By James Emejo The Managing Director/Chief Executive, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim has said the rising public debt stock as well as increase in banking industry non-performing loans (NPLs) portfolio have put financial regulators under pressure. Owing to this, he stressed take measures to respond and…

Bandits Kill 12 in Kaduna Communities…

John Shiklam in Kaduna No fewer than 12 people have been killed by gunmen in Kidandan and Kadai villages in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Several others were also said to have been injured in the attacks that took place on Friday morning and Saturday night. A source in one of the communities…

Akeredolu’s Victory Defines APC’s Ideology-preference for Infrastructural Develop…

Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council for Ondo State gubernatorial election has said the victory of its candidate, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, in Saturday’s governorship election has defined the party’s ideology-preference for physical infrastructure to the stomach infrastructure of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). A member of the campaign council…

Akeredolu’s Re-election a Referendum on his Stewardship, Says Lawan…

Deji Elumoye in Abuja President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has described the re-election of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State as a referendum on his first four-year stewardship. Lawan, in a congratulatory message to Akedolu on Sunday, noted that the election was a referendum on the stewardship of Governor Akeredolu since 2016, adding…

PDP Reacts to Akeredolu’s Victory, Says It Will Study Poll...

James Sowole in Akure The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it would study the results of Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State and take appropriate action. All Progressives Congress Candidate, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, won the election polling 292,830 votes while his main challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, polled 195,791 votes. The…

Trump Set to Leave for Walter Reed Medical Centre…

President Donald Trump is being taken to Walter Reed Military Medical Center following his positive test for the coronavirus. The White House has said Trump’s symptoms are mild and that he is in good spirits, but he has not been seen in public since the news of the positive COVID-19 test. “President Trump remains in…

Thankyou Invites P&G, Unilever…

Australia-based social enterprise, ‘Thankyou’ has extended invitation to leading consumer goods companies, Procter&Gamble and Unilever to make and distribute Thankyou products, as part of efforts to tackle poverty globally. In realising this goal, the organisation is asking people around the world to get involved in its ‘No Small Plan’ campaign. Thankyou offers consumer products –…

Ondo Guber: IG Deploys DIG, AIG, 11 CPs…

Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja Ahead of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, yesterday ordered the deployment of DIG Adeleye Olusola Oyabade, Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Research and Planning to administer the general security arrangement for the election in the state. The IG…

Lift Suspension on Consultant Pharmacists, PSN tells Sanwo-Olu…

Pharmacists under the aegis of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Lagos State, have appealed to the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to lift the suspension of the approved Consultant Cadre for Pharmacists in the state civil service. Chairman of PSN, Lagos State, Gbolagade Iyiola, said non-implementation of the Consultancy Cadre for Pharmacists in Lagos State approved by…

Gunmen Kidnap Ex-PDP Youth Leader in Katsina…

By Francis Sardauna A stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina State, Mr. Salisu Ali, has been kidnapped by suspected gunmen in his hometown. Ali, a former youth leader of the party, was abducted by the hoodlums at his residence in Sukuntuni village in Kankia Local Government Area of the state. The incident…

APC Will Dislodge Makinde in 2023, Says Adelabu…

By Kemi Olaitan The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 election in Oyo State, Chief Bayo Adelabu, Thursday, said with unity the party was more than ready to send Governor Seyi Makinde packing, saying he would be a better governor in 2023. Adelabu, who spoke during a media parley and…