Month: December 2017

Runtown’s ‘mad over you’ 2017 most downloaded song

Nigerian pop singing artiste, Douglas Jack Agu, better known as ‘Runtown’, has had an exceptional year and he is wrapping it up in grand style with amazing numbers on digital platforms. In a chart released by music streaming platform, Mynotjustok, the Eric Many frontline act’s hit song, ‘Mad Over You’, claimed bragging rights over Olamide,… Read More »

Month: December 2017

5,000 Ika North East APC Members Decamp To PDP

The All Progressive Congress ( APC) has emptied into the state ruling party People’s Democratic Party as over 5000 of the APC decamped to the PDP in Ika North East local government area. The decampees led by APC chieftain Comrade Ebenezer Obiazorkwo and other seven APC ward chairmen in Ika North East was received by… Read More »

Month: December 2017

Moses: 2017 EPL title my biggest achievement

Super Eagles star, Victor Moses has revealed that winning the English Premier League title with Chelsea as his biggest achievement in 2017. Speaking to Chelsea’s official website, Moses says he is delighted to reach a new milestone with the Stamford Bridge outfit after making his 100th appearance in all competitions against Brighton & Hove on… Read More »

Month: December 2017

Scarcity: Black market petrol booms in Kano

Black market petrol is booming in Kano as the scarcity of the product persists. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that many filling stations in the commercial city have shut down with the exception of the NNPC Mega station at Hotoro area and the few stations owned by a popular marketer, AA Rano. A… Read More »

Month: December 2017

IMF scores Nigeria low on economy

DESPITE the fact that Nigeria’s economy was reported to have exited recession, the recent report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’has said its economy is still vulnerable. The IMF in a statement by Raphael Ranspach, its Media and Press Officer, welcomed the Federal Government’s actions to improve the power sector and business environment under the… Read More »

Month: December 2017

Iran Protests: Two demonstrators reported killed

Street protests hit Iran for a third day running on Saturday, spreading to the capital Tehran with crowds confronting police and attacking some state buildings, and a social media report said two demonstrators had been shot dead in a provincial town. The wave of anti-government demonstrations, prompted in part by discontent over economic hardship and… Read More »

Month: December 2017

2018: Expect vibrant opposition, Secondus tells Nigerians


National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday, assured Nigerians that the party would play robust and vibrant roles to activate the polity in 2018. In a New Year message, signed by his media aide, Ike Abonyi, Secondus said the PDP has been re-energised to play its role to strengthen the nation’s democracy. The… Read More »

Month: December 2017

42 firms bid for NNPC technology division’s rehabilitation

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday announced that 42 firms submitted bids for the rehabilitation of its Information Technology Division centres The Group General Manager, Information Technology Division, NNPC, Mr. Danladi Inuwa, disclosed this during the bid opening in Abuja. Inuwa, who was represented by the General Manager, Core IT Infrastructure at the corporation,… Read More »

Month: December 2017

Liberia Presidency: Weah weeps in victory

Former soccer star George Weah has defeated Vice President Joseph Boakai to win Liberia’s presidential run-off election and succeed incumbent Ellen Johnson Sirleaf next month, the country’s first democratic transition in over 70 years. At his party headquarters outside Monrovia, tears streamed down Weah’s face as he greeted supporters from a balcony. Outside, young fans… Read More »

Month: December 2017

Naira to remain steady amid slow holiday trading

The naira is expected to be stable in the week ahead, supported by the Central Bank of Nigeria’s regular interventions through the injection of dollars into the market, according to foreign exchange traders. The currency has been hovering at 360/dollar for investors, while it has traded around 364/dollar at the parallel market. On the official… Read More »