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October 26, 2017 12:04 AM Buhari, Nigerians and a tax culture

In two days’ time, President Muhammadu Buhari would have expended 30 of the 48-month first term handed him by Nigerians in 2015. And in consonance with the divisive tendencies inherent in Nigerian affairs, we are still unable to agree on how well the administration has performed, so the jury is essentially still out. However, like it or leave it, we will need to begin 39

October 25, 2017 5:53 PM EFCC nabs deacon for defrauding RCCG, school of N47.9m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a deacon of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Cyril Idakwoji. The anti-graft agency also obtained N36m belonging to Jephthah International School and allegedly stolen by the suspect. The amount was said to have been stolen by Idakwoji, a former Port Harcourt-based employee of Access 21

October 22, 2017 6:56 AM Adebanjo, Tinubu and Buhari

In his interview published on page 12 of the Sunday Punch of 15th October, 2017, elder statesman and Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, not only proclaimed the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari a failure, he blamed the former two-term governor of Lagos State and frontline leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju 19

October 15, 2017 9:14 PM Ugwuanyi, Ekweremadu applaud FG on 41Km Enugu-Ebonyi Road

The Governor of Enugu State, Rt. Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, have commended the Federal Government for commencing the rehabilitation of the 41km Ozalla-Akpugo-Amagunze-Ihuokpara-Nkomoro Ebonyi federal road. The road, earlier awarded in 2010, stopped due to poor funding, but was re-awarded by the present 18

October 15, 2017 1:42 AM North got lion’s share of World Bank projects under Buhari — Documents

Contrary to President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim on Friday that his discussion with the President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, was twisted, a huge chunk of the financial institution-backed projects in partnership with the Federal Government is based in the North, SUNDAY PUNCH can report. The President has always been accused by his critics of favouring 121

October 10, 2017 6:29 AM Kachikwu/Baru feud: PENGASSAN, NUPENG rally behind Baru

Unions in the oil and gas sector on Monday pledged support for the ‘transformation stride’ of the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Dr Maikanti Baru. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) made the pledge 32

October 5, 2017 2:32 PM NNPC Serial Contract Scams: Kachikwu And His Naive Letter To Buhari By Ifeanyi Izeze

How else can one describe the letter of lamentation by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, to President Muhammadu Buhari on the contracts scam and the serial misdemeanor of the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti Baru, if not to say it was not only childish but outrightly naive? Is there anything in government that makes even our brightest 8

October 1, 2017 2:43 AM X-Raying Arts Culture, A Blossoming Industry Of Global Relevance

As Nigeria celebrates 57th independence anniversary as a sovereign nation today, it becomes pertinent to take a critical look at the performances of the two key sectors of the economy, culture and entertainment in terms of their contributions to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the nation’s economy. In the area of culture, the National Cultural Policy 20

September 25, 2017 11:09 PM NNPC’s NPDC says to raise output to 300,000 bpd by 2018

LAGOS, Sept 25 – The main subsidiary of Nigeria’s state oil company said on Monday it planned to increase production from fields in which it owns stakes to 300,000 barrels per day by 2018 from the current level of 180,000 bpd. Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), an upstream subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) 31

September 23, 2017 8:37 PM Ambode to unveil new Awolowo statue Tuesday

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode will on Tuesday September 26, 2017 unveil a new iconic statue of the late sage and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. The imposing bust located on Obafemi Awolowo Way by the Lagos Television (LTV) junction in Ikeja, is a befitting replacement to the old Awolowo statue that was removed from the Allen Avenue 18