Development beyond road construction

Governor Abiola Ajimobi I like to commend the Oyo State government for embarking on road construction in local government and newly created local council development areas in the state. Commissioner for works, Bimbo Kolade, revealed this to the public through an interview he granted national dailies. One objection I have …

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Amosun installs Eleposo, calls for self-help projects

Senator Ibikunle Amosun The newly installed Eleposo of Eposo in Remo North-East Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ogun State, Oba Mukaila Akanji Olabinjo, has been charged to consider his appointment as a call to service by using his office to attract worthwhile self-help projects in order to complement government’s …

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The increase in internal bank frauds

FOR watchers of the Nigerian banking sector, the recent report by the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) which confirms a rise in cases of internal fraud in the industry must be truly alarming. The report shows that, in 2017, there were 26,182 cases of fraud and forgery, a 56.30 per …

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Recover IDPs funds stolen by your cabal, PDP tells Buhari

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday charged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately recover over N28 billion meant for the rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the northeast but allegedly stolen by members of the presidency cabal and certain Interests in his All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement …

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NNPC reiterates commitment to revive refineries

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) would not relent in its quest to get the nation’s four refineries back to their optimal, nameplate capacities. Group Managing Director of the corporation, Dr Maikanti Baru disclosed this shortly after receiving this year’s Man of the Year Award from Nigerian NewsDirect, a Lagos-based …

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2019: Why Buhari can’t declare intention now ―Presidency

THE Presidency has given reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari cannot declare his ambition in next year’s presidential election, saying that it is an attempt to prevent opponents from sabotaging the country. President Buhari had recently provided some ambiguous hints about the possibility of his running for a second tenure amidst …

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