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The future of Lagos is secured, says Ambode

Security, job creation and infrastructure upgrade are the three critical areas being targeted by the administration of Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. In this interview with CNBC Africa’s Didi Akinyelure, the Lagos helmsman speaks on his vision for the Centre of Excellence. It is a privilege for me to have been elected as the governor of Lagos State. You have ... Read More »

My many battles with the rich to empower the poor – Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State celebrated the seventh anniversary of his administration, last week. In this interview, Oshiomhole speaks on the achievements of his government as well as the challenges. Excerpts: You just celebrated your seventh anniversary as governor of Edo State. How fulfilled are you looking back? I feel quite fulfilled, to God be the glory. Seven years ... Read More »

How we stopped ‘take a bow’ from being abused – Ndume

Senator Muhammed Ali Ndume is Senate Leader. Ndume, in this interview, speaks against the backdrop of the perception that there is a lingering conflict in the Senate hat splits the upper  chamber into factions, the assets declaration case against Senate President Bukola Saraki and the screening of ministerial nominees. Excerpts: The All Progressives Congress members in the Senate appear still ... Read More »

IMF, World Bank urge Nigeria to Adopt country-specific measures on Economy

Nigerian delegation to this year’s IMF/World Bank meetings held several meetings with World Bank/IMF Officials, colleagues from across the globe and institutional investors that picked interest in Nigeria. The delegation led by CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Mrs A. M. Daniel-Nwaobia had back to back meetings. At the end, they explained what transpired inside ... Read More »

Jonathan has really mismanaged Nigeria – Fayemi

…..says nobody can intimidate Buhari Former Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari’s ability to turn the fortunes of Nigeria for good. In this interview, Fayemi speaks on life after office, how former President Goodluck Jonathan mismanaged Nigeria, bailout for states and efforts by Governor Ayodele Fayose to nail him. Definitely, you are not ... Read More »

My disagreement with Tony Anenih, and why I have no regard for Reuben Abati — Obasanjo

….Source PREMIUM TIMES: In this the interview with Olusegun Obasanjo, the former president speaks about the Boko Haram insurgency, his relationship with Tony Anenih, and his grouse with the Nigerian media, and people like Reuben Abati. PT: You may not know about it, you may not have a hand in it, but it does appear, especially from reports from US ... Read More »

South-South should produce the next SGF – Glory Emeh

Barrister Emeh Glory Emeh held several political positions in under former  Governor of Rivers State, Dr. Peter Odili ranging from Commissioner of Transport and to Chief of Staff . The highly celebral politician spoke recently with some select Journalists in his Port Harcourt home. In this interview, he delved on  wide range issues as it affects his state and the ... Read More »

How Buhari can restore hope in Oil & Gas – Bukar

Engr. Abdullahi Bukar is an all-round Oil and Gas Facilities and Field Development Engineer with 42 years’ experience in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry, who is also imbuned with a sound understanding of how the industry operates internationally having served for 35 years in Shell Nigeria Ltd.   He has had the opportunity to work in places such as ... Read More »

Campaign money did not pass through me – Shelle

The embattled Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Tunji Shelle had an interactive session with journalists where he discussed crises in the party amongst other sundry issues. Excerpts: You were at a meeting of the PDP South- West zonal caucus in Ibadan, Oyo State when some group led by the State Secretary, Wahab Owokoniran announced your ... Read More »

APC May Grant Council Autonomy – Gamawa

Senator Nazif Gamawa   We are Nigerians who felt aggrieved by what the PDP has done and you are aware that we constitute the majority vote in the National Assembly and we will continue to do what is in the best interest of Nigerians, we would continue to represent our people, continue to be part of those who will ensure ... Read More »