Visionscape to suspend Lagos operations over attack on trucks, staff

Visionscape Sanitation Solutions, an environmental utility group contracted by Lagos State government, is set to suspend operations over claims of reported attacks on its staff and destruction of its vehicles and equipment as a result of political tension in the state. According to a statement signed by Simon Reading, chairman of the Board of Investors[...]

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Bakare gives Nigeria scorecard- Debt and Poverty Rising

The Serving Overseer of Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare said on Sunday that five elections after, Nigerians are getting poorer while the nation’s debt is mounting. Bakare lamented that the country had spent about N450bn conducting elections since 1999 without the country getting good governance. “Five general elections, yet around 87 million of us are[...]

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Just in : All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared ineligible to field candidates for all elective positions in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections,

The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared ineligible to field candidates for all elective positions in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections, in an exclusive report by premium Times. This is because the party failed to meet the October 7 deadline for conducting primaries to elect candidates for the elections. The Independent[...]

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CBN liquidates another bank over liquidity problem

Barely few weeks after the collapse of Skye Bank, same fate has befallen a community bank in Bauchi, Garu Micro-Finance Bank, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The manager of the bank, Ibrahim Abubakar, told NAN in Bauchi on Tuesday that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had revoked its license, adding that the[...]

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2019: Sokoto PDP Reject Tambuwal

The Sokoto State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ibrahim Milgoma, on Tuesday dispelled rumor that the party’s 2019 election flag-bearer, Mannir Dan-iya has been substituted. Speaking to journalists in Sokoto over the rumour that Mr Dan-iya had been substituted by the governor, Aminu Tambuwal, after he failed to secure party’s presidential ticket was[...]

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Buhari writes Saraki, declines assent to 15 bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to Senate President Bukola Saraki to express his decision to decline assent to 15 bills. Following he president’s letter, the Senate on Tuesday resolved to set up a Technical Committee to review the bills that were rejected by Mr Buhari. The Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan (APC, Yobe) moved that the[...]

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Fayose sues EFCC For placing him under security watch, demands N20Bn da

GOVERNOR Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has sued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for N20 billion for placing him on watch list and directing that he should be arrested if he attempted to travel out of the country. Governor Fayose said in a statement, on Tuesday, that the EFCC gave the “offensive directive[...]

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Buhari seeks NASS approval for $2.78 billion Eurobonds

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested a National Assembly resolution to raise $2.78 billion from the International Capital Market for part-funding of the 2018 budget. Mr Buhari’s request came in a letter dated July 23, and read by President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, at plenary on Tuesday. The president said the amount, approved in the[...]

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Aviation unions to shut down Murtala Muhammed Airport Wednesday

The unions in the aviation sector have threatened to shut down operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos on Wednesday over alleged sack of 20 employees who indicated interest to unionize. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unions had in a Notice of Strike obtained by NAN on Tuesday threatened[...]

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2019: Afenifere leaders visit Obasanjo, plan to endorse presidential candidate

Leaders of the Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on Tuesday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo for what they described as part of deliberations ahead of the 2019 general elections. The group explained that the visit was aimed to further harmonise the Yoruba desire of supporting a candidate who is ready to restructure the country, in the[...]

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Again Workers accuse NHIS boss of fraud, demand his sack

Senior workers at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on Monday urged the Nigerian government to ask the Executive Secretary of the scheme, Usman Yusuf, to step aside after again accusing him of fraud. At a press briefing in Abuja, the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria at the NHIS restated some of the[...]

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Nikki Haley: US ambassador to UN resigns

US President Donald Trump has accepted the surprise resignation of UN Ambassador Nikki Haley. He told reporters in the Oval Office alongside Mrs Haley that she would be leaving the post at the end of the year after doing "an incredible job". The 46-year-old former South Carolina governor - who is one of the few[...]

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Just in :Obasanjo may endorse Atiku, says even Jesus Christ understood economy and Nigeria needs president who understands economy

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that Nigeria needs a president who understands the economy, He argued that there was no way that a President with a poor knowledge of the economy could meet the needs of the citizens, adding that even Jesus Christ understood economy. This statement has sparked rumours that Obasanjo was referring[...]

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Watch video : Russian player scores incredible penalty with a backflip

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://wanbabablog.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/3A2A7521-6D60-40BF-A41E-54CA2C8927A0.mp4"][/video] Footballer Norik Avdalyan literally took penalty-taking to new heights at the weekend by scoring a stunning backflip spot-kick in the Russian National Student League. Avdalyan, who plays for the National Research Technical University in Kazan, netted the incredible penalty in the 55th minute with his team 1-0 up against rivals from[...]

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Breaking: FG, Labour Agree On New Minimum Wage Figure — Wabba

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President Ayuba Wabba has said the Federal Government would soon announce a new minimum wage as the Tripartite Committee had completed its assignment for onward submission to President Muhammadu Buhari. He stated this yesterday while briefing journalists in Abuja. Wabba said the committee has reconvened and deliberated on a new[...]

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IBB dissociates self from trending social media accounts

A former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida, has distanced himself from all social media accounts in his name. In a statement by his media office, Mr Babangida, popularly called IBB, particularly disclaimed Twitter handles making statements in his name. The latest of such is a purported message of congratulations to Atiku Abubakar, who emerged presidential candidate[...]

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After 10 weeks recess, Senate resumes with closed-door session

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday resumed plenary after recess its recess which lasted over two months. It had suspended plenary on July 24 and was scheduled to resume on September 25 but the Clerk to the National Assembly in a letter, announced the postponement of resumption to October 9. Upon its resumption on Tuesday, the[...]

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Like Wizkid, D’Banj Also Takes To The Runway As He Walks Fashion Week In Johannesburg

Sensational Nigerian singer, D’Banj is the latest model in town! The Koko Master himself was spotted walking the runway at African Fashion International Johannesburg Fashion Week recently. D’Banj walks the runway at Fashion Week in Johannesburg | Instagram The superstar teamed up with South African designer David Tlale, as he showcased a suit while strutting comfortably[...]

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