Why Boko Haram is invincible in Borno

Malum Usman held his three-year-old boy firmly as he disembarked from the back of a truck and crossed to the other side of the road near a popular motor park along Baga road in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The time was about 10:00a.m and the wintry weather in the Northeast state was biting harder. […]

Shipowners Groan Over Nigeria’s N1.5trn Loss

Indigenous shipowners have bemoaned the N1.5trillion annual revenue losses due to Nigeria inability to substantially harness its ocean blue economy. LEADERSHIP Sunday reports that blue economy is marine-based economic developmental process which leads to improved wellbeing through sound management of marine resources, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, transportation and maritime and inland ports. However, despite the massive […]

Oba Of Benin Warns Youths Against Evil Activities

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II has cautioned youths to desist from evil activities capable of ruining their futures. The monarch gave the advice at a lavish reception for the youth on Saturday at the palace ground in Benin. He said that for the young ones to excel in life, they must eschew all […]

Buhari will be last APC president, says primate Ayodele

Says APC Will Win Kaduna, Kano, Gombe, Jigawa And Nasarawa The leader of the Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Ayodele Elijah Babatunde, has predicted that President Muhammadu Buhari would be the last president on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Primate Ayodele also warned: “If Buhari wins a second time, he may not […]

We deserve access to decent toilets

Another troubling measure of our country’s inability to decisively grapple with its developmental challenges is its citizens’ perennial poor access to decent toilets. In the place of such decent toilets, the citizens are saddled with open defecation (OD) which has over the years drawn global concern because of its dire health implications. This may account […]

Police arrest 11 suspects for allegedly burning shops, houses in Ibadan

The Police Command in Oyo State said on Sunday that it had arrested 11 suspects in connection with the burning of some shops and houses along Beere-Molete Road, Ibadan. Some suspected arsonists in the early hours of Sunday burnt down no fewer than 20 shops and houses located on Beere-Molete Road in the Oyo State […]

Government to spend N1.149 trillion on petrol subsidy in 2019

• Integrity Of Subsidy Payment Suspect • Scheme Hits N62 Per Litre • Stakeholders Deplore Opaque Regime, Demand Urgent Explanation • Condemn NNPC’s Hijack Of PPPRA’s Role, Workers Fear Job Loss A princely sum of N1. 149, 385 trillion is estimated to go into the payment of subsidy on petrol imported into the country this […]

Presidency Reacts To ‘Leaked’ Audio Of Amaechi ‘Mocking Buhari’

The Presidency says leaked audio of Rotimi Amaechi purportedly criticising President Muhammadu Buhari occurred in 2014 and that the minister was referring to Goodluck Jonathan the then President. Concise News had reported earlier that the seven-second audio was posted on Twitter by Reno Omokri, a former media aide to Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria’s immediate past President. […]