Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the passing away of Professor Chukuka Okonjo, the father of a former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. He said: “Obi Prof Chukuka Okonjo, immediate past Obi of Ogwashi-Ukwu, Delta State, was a man of many parts,” Atiku tweeted […]

Former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has lost her father, Obi (Prof) Chukwuka Okonjo, Obi of Ogwashi Uku, Aniocha South L.G.A, Delta State. His Royal Majesty Obi (Prof) Chukuka Okonjo died at the age of 91 in the United States of America, Jeossyjs gathered. The late monarch, who was a […]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the state funeral for former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe Today. Prof. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, confirmed the Vice President’s attendance in a statement on Friday. Osinbajo will be joining other African leaders and heads of state expected at […]

Following the directives of the Honourable Minister of Communications Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami on assumption of office to all Agencies and Parastatals under his purview, the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has submitted its baseline short-term performance targets report. In a press release signed by the Spokesperson to the Honourable […]

Nigerians have reacted with outrage to the approval of an increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) rate in the country from 5 per cent to 7.2 per cent by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), Jeossyjs gathered. Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, announced the approval after […]

The Federal Government has given approval for the construction of the $5.3bn Ibadan to Kano standard gauge rail line project. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this on Thursday at the third Maritime Stakeholders Interactive Forum. “Just yesterday, we got approval to complete the $5.3bn Ibadan to Kano rail project. […]

Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that the Akanu Ibiam Airport, Enugu, will be opened for local and international commercial flights before Christmas. Speaking on Channels Television, the minister said that work was ongoing and if there was sufficient funding to complete repairs on the dilapidated runway, the […]

The federal executive council (FEC) has approved an increase in value added tax (VAT) rate from 5% to 7.2%, Jeossyjs has gathered. Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, budget and national planning, disclosed this to state house correspondents at the end of the cabinet meeting on Wednesday. However, this is subject […]

A loyal and honest employee of President Muhammadu Buhari has died after serving him and his family for over 30 years. The Presidency said in a statement just released in Abuja that Nalado Sandamu, better known as ‘Commander’, was an honest and good caretaker of the President. He died at […]