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”We have moved 10m Nigerians out of poverty”- FG

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, has said that the Buhari-led government has moved 10 million Nigerians out of poverty. Udoma stated this while speaking on arrangements for the 24th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#24) held at the conference room of the ministry in Abuja today Tuesday September 18th. …

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Solar Power is the only safe, independent alternative to electricity in Nigeria

Power generation has been a constant pain in the neck for business owners and investors in Nigeria over the years, with so many alternatives popping up on the regular but not economical. Nigeria for many years has been the major leader among countries that import generator sets. According to a …

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Kemi Adeosun departs Nigeria

24 hours after her resignation, immediate past Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has departed Nigeria.   According to Premiumtimes, close associates of the former minister said she departed for the UK today. Several calls put across to her Nigerian number rang through each time in the Europe internal phone ringing effect. …

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”Return our stolen assets and stop giving us doomsday prophecy on 2019” – Presidency tells UK bank, HSBC

Press statement from the presidency The Presidency wishes to make clear to all Nigerians, and particularly the global banking giant HSBC which said the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari would stunt the economy, that what killed Nigeria’s economy in the past was the unbridled looting of state resources by …

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EFCC denies raid on Standard Chartered bank

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied carrying out a raid on the headquarters of Standard Chartered Bank in Lagos today Friday, September 14th. A statement released by the commission, says there was no raid on the bank by its officers. The commission in its statement said the raid by …

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Breaking: President Buhari accepts Kemi Adeosun’s resignation

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of the Hon. Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. In a statement released by the special assistant for President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says the President thanked the Minister for her services to the nation and wished her well in her …

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Read full text of Kemi Adeosun’s resignation letter

Below is the full text of Mrs Adeosun’s resignation letter. His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria State House Aso Villa Abuja Dear Excellency, Let me commence by thanking you profusely for the honour and privilege of serving under your inspirational leadership. It has been a truly rewarding …

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Kemi Adeosun says she resigned because she found out her NYSC discharge certificate was not genuiene

Immediate past Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, in her resignation letter sent to President Buhari today, said she decided to tender her resignation after she became privy to the findings of an online medium that the NYSC discharge certificate she possesses, was not genuine. Recall that in July, Premiumtimes exclusively reported …

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“Daura is also part of Nigeria” – Amaechi defends planned construction of N18 billion Transportation University in Buhari’s hometown

Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has defended the planned construction of Transportation University in Daura, Katsina State, President Buhari’s hometown. The construction of the project is scheduled to start in 2019 and will gulp N18 billion Naira,  reports TheCable Addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister said that Daura …

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Over 65,000 people apply for teaching jobs in Lagos with only 2,200 slots

The Lagos State Government has disclosed that 65,818 applications were received for the 2,200 teaching job vacancies offered by State Government after the deadline for the submission of applications ended on Thursday, September 6, 2018.   The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Adebunmi Adekanye, who spoke after receiving …

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