Five Ships Laden With Petrol Expected to Arrive Lagos Ports

Five ships laden with petrol are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from April 12 to April 20 to improve the supply of the commodity in the country. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication – ‘Shipping Position’, – a copy of which was made available to the Read more

VP Osinbajo Is Wrong On VAT, By Anthony A. Kila

There is no other way to put it: our normally impressive Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is very wrong on his position on the Value Added Tax (VAT) which he considers as rather low and therefore plans to increase. The VP’s position is not new. I suspect it resonates with a number of people in Read more

Nigerian Man and His Wife Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking in Cambodia

Samuel Amechi Okeke arriving at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court A 34-year-old Nigerian man, Samuel Amechi Okeke, and his 26-year-old Vietnamese wife, Ho Thi Nhu Thuy, were on Thursday, March 24th, found guilty at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court of smuggling 1.5 kg of heroin from Cambodia to Australia and sentenced to 25 years in Read more

Buhari has Performed Woefully, A Failure – APC Chieftain

The performance of the current administration under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has being rated ‘very poor and unimpressive’. A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Kawu Baraje, who made this remark on Sunday, said his party had dashed the hope of many Nigerians with its change promises. He also warned the party Read more

channels TV correspondent kidnapped in Imo State

The Imo State correspondent of the Channels TV, Tope Kutiyi was in the early hours of Monday kidnapped by unknown gunmen. Report from Leadership said, Kutiyi was reportedly kidnapped about 3am by armed gunmen who stormed his residence. The abduction  of the journalist has ignited fears and apprehension among journalists in the state with security Read more

Lagos-Calabar rail project missing from the Budget

The Ministry of Transport yesterday reacted to the claim by the National Assembly that the Lagos-Calabar rail project was not in the 2016 budget, insisting that the project was duly captured in the budget proposal sent to the legislature. According to the spokesperson of the ministry, Yetunde Sonaike, the lawmakers were to blame for the Read more