Thursday, April 2, 2020
  • Private marketers still sell at N145 per litre   Private petrol marketers have yet to reduce the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol), while retail stations belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation have started selling at N125 per...
  • Dollar exchanges for N369 as at Tuesday     The price of Brent crude oil, the international benchmark, extended its decline on Tuesday, trading around $28 per barrel. Brent, against which Nigeria’s crude is priced, fell by $1.40 to $28.65 per barrel...
• No stopping foreigners from coming in to Nigeria - Minister The Federal Government of Nigeria says it has no plans to impose travel restrictions on visitors from countries where corona virus continues to spread rapidly. However,  it said it...
    • party enmeshed in increasing litigations     Barely 24 hours to the scheduled emergency National Executive Committee meeting of the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, a Sokoto High Court has restrained the party from appointing or electing “Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu...
• US expands Europe traveler ban • National emergency declared   President Donald Trump has tested negative for the novel coronavirus, his physician said Saturday, following concerns over his exposure to a disease that has paralyzed the globe. Trump agreed to the test...
  • Oshiomhole abandoned by his South-South kinsmen in the Presidency   Ministers from the South-South have endorsed the deputy national secretary of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Victor Gaidom, to replace the embattled national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. Four ministers including former NIMASA...
Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has tested positive for the novel corona virus. Following medical advice, the prime minister's wife is remaining in isolation for the time being. The prime minister’s office says in a statement...
    • Considers option of appointing acting chairman   The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is considering the option of setting up a caretaker committee or appointing an acting national chairman to steer the affairs of the party until a...
• State Government calls for calm   Sanusi Lamido has been dethroned as Emir of Kano State. This is coming on the heels of the relationship between the dethroned Emir and Ganduje, Governor of Kano State. The dethronement of Sanusi was...
  Outfit to be a replica of “Amotekun”   “The South-South governors have agreed to replicate Amotekun in the South-South region of Nigeria with a view to securing lives and property in the geopolitical zone,” Punch Newspaper noted. Ifeanyi Okowa, Chairman,...