FOUR days ago, Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gave federal agencies that withheld N58 billion from the Consolidated Revenue Fund, CRF, up till today to remit the funds.
THE furores in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over its governors’ conducts and the possibilities of no primaries for the 2015 elections are part of the politics of convenience that the party has been playing exceptionally well since 1999. The post Always Politics Of Convenience appeared first on Vanguard News .
BASIC as electricity is to modern living; there is a basic misunderstanding about reflecting this importance in the lives of Nigerians. The people are unimpressed about government trumpeted gains in managing the challenges of electricity supply.
MORE discerning Nigerians would not be surprised at the suggestions that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, should not conduct primaries for its presidential and governorship candidates. With Chief Tony Anenih, Chairman of PDP’s Board of Trustees adding his voice to “no primaries”, the matter is already settled. The post PDP Never Changes appeared first on Vanguard News
THE most important issue in Nigeria now is leadership of the Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF. It has eclipsed security challenges the country faces
NIGERIANS and their democracy are unique. If elsewhere people delight in the capacities of their government to deepen their liberties, broaden opportunities, our democracy is delivered as structures, visible and tangible. We call them dividends of democracy
ALA Agu, 76, can lay claim to fame or notoriety. It depends on who is describing him
Distressing report that foreign firms are fast displacing indigenous entrepreneurs because of unfriendly domestic loan conditions signals the weak role of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to foist sound monetary policies to nurse a debilitated economy to sound health. The Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) in its first quarter report for 2013 identified pitiable access to credit by indigenous entrepreneurs as a major root of foreign firms, which have easier access to loans in home countries, dominating the domestic market. “We reiterate our call for both fiscal and monetary authorities to work together to ease the credit conditions, especially for the small and medium-scale enterprises, and more importantly, domestic businesses.
ON Monday, May 20, staff of the National Aviation Management Agency, NAMA, withdrew their services to protest failure of negotiations between their union and NAMA management on new salary scales the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission approved for them.
THE impeachment of the former Deputy Governor of Imo State, Mr Jude Agbaso, by the Imo State House of Assembly on 28 March 2013 left many unanswered questions.
NATIONAL silence has enveloped the discovery that three players in the national U-17 team representing the country at the CAF U-17 competition in Morocco were disqualified.
THE National Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, is the national agency with legal powers to vet, classify, and approve films and videos that are for distribution and exhibition in Nigeria.