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Nigeria Loses over $6,4bn Annually to Non-reciprocity of BASA

Chinedu EzeAviation industry experts have projected that the federal government is losing over $6.4 billion annually from non-payment of royalty by foreign carriers. This, according to the experts, is the amount that was supposed to be paid by international operators as Nigerian airlines are incapable of reciprocating the number of …

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Peace Corps hqtrs seal-off: CSOs to protest against IGP – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

 Coalition-JE The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations for Justice and Equity (Coalition-JE) has condemned the continued sealing off of the headquarters of the Peace Corps of Nigeria despite a court order that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) should vacate the office. Mr Olayemi Success, Convener, Coalition-JE, who briefed newsmen on …

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Buhari urges accountability, good neighbourliness in meetings with ECOWAS, AU – Premium Times Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday met with the President of ECOWAS Commission and Chairperson of the African Union Commission, at the State House, Abuja, during which he emphasised the need for accountability and good neighbourliness in both the sub-region, and on the African continent. Receiving Marcel de Souza, President of the …

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Join APGA or lose your seats, Obiano warns Southeast governors – Premium Times Nigeria

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Thursday warned his counterparts in the South-east that they will lose their seats in the 2019 general elections unless they join his party, the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA. He gave the warning at a rally to celebrate his reelection and to campaign for the party’s …

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Fayose: Decision to Withdraw $1bn from ECA to Fund Buhari’s Re-election, not to Fight Boko Haram

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has described the decision to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east region as a means by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal …

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Group wants attackers of Ondo monarch fished out, prosecuted – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Olaseni Shalom UGRFP’s Executive Director The United Global Resolve for Peace (UGRFP), an NGO, has condemned the attack on the traditional ruler of Igbokoda Kingdom, Ondo State, Oba Afolabi Odidiomo. UGRFP’s Executive Director, Mr Olaseni Shalom, in a statement on Friday in Abuja, urged Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu and law enforcement …

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