...Economic Viable States: Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Edo, Kwara and Delta States
The Economic Confidential, the award winning Economic Intelligence Magazine, has released its Annual States Viability Index ( ASVI) which shows that fourteen States are insolvent as their Internally Generated Revenues (IGR) in 2016 were far below 10% of their Federation Account Allocations (FAA) in the same year.
Monday 29 May 2017
The management of the University of Ibadan on Monday shut the institution and directed the students to vacate the campus on or before 6pm.
The News Agency of Nigeria( NAN) reports that the students had earlier taken to the streets of Ibadan in protest, alleging insensitivity on the part of the university management.
John Nwodo, the leader of Ohaneze, the pan-Igbo socio-cultural organisation has bared his mind on the proposed sit-at-home protest by Biafra separatist groups: the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB.
The IPOB group plans a sit-at-home protest in the south-east and south-south regions of the country on May 30 to coincide with the annual ‘Biafra Remembrance Day,’ as well as honour the memory of pro-Biafra activists killed by security agencies over the years.
According to PulseNG, Phyno tried pulling a fast one on the owner of the song “I’m A Fan”.
Ms Anosike, 22, made the lawsuit through her father, Frank Anosike, who also acted as her lawyer, claiming N97 million as damages.
The programme, which is part of activities to mark the bank’s Children Banking Month, tagged: My Day as a Banker, was held at the corporate headquarters of the bank in Lagos recently with pupils from Hilltop Grade International School, Lekki, Lagos.
The suspect, Olumide Babajide, 42, from Kwara State, was tracked and arrested in Kaduna State, where he diverted the goods to after taking them from the Slot Nigeria Office based in Computer Village, Ikeja, Lagos.
The Federal Government on Monday threatened to shut some land borders in Nigeria if the smuggling of rice continues from neighbouring countries.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, gave the warning while addressing newsmen in Abuja on some of the federal government’s achievements in the agriculture sector in the last two years.
The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, gathered from a reliable source at the scene of the incident that it happened around 7.30am, at Daddy Alaja Street, Oke Arin on Lagos Island.
Chelsea FC winger turned fullback, Victor Moses, got hitched to his longterm girlfriend in London, yesterday.
Walmart said they would ban a female shopper who was caught on camera going on a tirade against black and Hispanic shoppers in Arkansas on Monday.
A spokesperson for the retail chain told CNN they were still working to identify the woman who accosted Eva Hicks and called another shopper a ‘n*****’.
HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN,
THE ACTING PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA,
COMMEMORATING THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE BUHARI ADMINISTRATION,
MAY 29, 2017
Dear Nigerians, I bring you good wishes from President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, who as we all know is away from the country on medical vacation.
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