Alchemy of Naira’s devaluation and higher interest rate as Oil price plummets

By Emeka Chiakwelu As crude oil price continues to nosedive and with limited war chest to shield naira, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has officially devalued naira by 8 percent and raised interest rates by 100 basis points. Godwin Emefiele, the CBN governor and the delegated chair of Nigeria’s Reserve apex bank announced the […]

Rivers 2015: PDP NWC Reverses Tonye Princewill’s Disqualification

Tonye Princewill

Today the National Working Committee of my party the PDP, proved that there is still hope for the “little guy” in Nigeria. The suspicious disqualification and open betrayal of myself and other key members of the party resulting from a kangaroo screening was cancelled. This is a victory for democracy and a warning to politicians […]

Please help Daniel locate his Nigerian father

Daniel

Daniel’s father is a Nigerian Soldier on ECOMOG duty in Liberia during the country’s 14 year civil war. He was only two months when his father and his mum parted ways. He is now 17 and has since moved to the United States of America, where he presently lives. He wants to reconnect with his […]

Opinion: Duro Onabule and his Phantom Lady

By Ebun Asagbe The events of the past few weeks have every one paying closer attention to news headlines; especially as it relates to the falling price of crude oil, the economy and how it all affects us as Nigerians, both in the short term, and in the years to come. That was how I […]

Gov Amaechi Abolishes Discriminatory School Fees for Non-Indigenes

…He is a hero, a deliverer and a patriotic leader – NIPF It was celebration galore last Monday among non-indigenes in Rivers State when the State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, announced to students and staff of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) that henceforth it would be abominable to allow […]

​​Adoption of Peterside as consensus candidate, avoid detractors and mischief-makers – Rivers APC

Peterside

The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, says its attention has been drawn to various news reports especially by the electronic media concerning the adoption of a consensus governorship candidate by the party. The party in a statement issued today and signed by the publicity secretary of the party, Senibo Chris Finebone […]

Imo State Senate: Don’t Lower The Stake

Chris Asoluka

By Andy Adibemma Imo east senatorial zone otherwise called Owerri zone, is one senate seat that has over time produced the best for which Imo State is judged in Nigeria. This zone has given the state so large a presence at the National Assembly that many do not remember that the state has other senatorial […]

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