Jonathan orders removal of his billboards, banners, posters

With the 2015 presidential elections now concluded and the country preparing for the inauguration of a new administration on May 29, President Goodluck Jonathan believes that it is appropriate that steps be taken to restore the environment in Nigerian cities, towns and villages to their pre-elections campaign state. Accordingly, President Jonathan directs that the PDP Presidential […]

UNIUYO shut as engineering students protest exclusion from politics

Authorities of the University of Uyo temporarily shut the institution on Wednesday following a peaceful students’ demonstration. This came as Vice Chancellor, Prof. Comfort Ekpo, escaped the students’ wrath by the whisker. Ekpo was reportedly spirited away in a tinted-glassed car from the university to avoid the molestation of the protest students. Over three thousand […]

Nigeria cocoa production to hit 1 million tonnes in 2020 – Agric Minister

A member of President Goodluck Jonathan’s outgoing government and agriculture minister, Mr. Akinwumi Adesina, has stated that Nigeria cocoa production from all indications will  hit one million tonnes by the year 2020. Adesina made this known in an interview with Reuters . “We have distributed more than 140 million seedlings of high-yielding cocoa varieties to recapitalise the cocoa plantations, because […]

Xenophobic attacks will hinder Africa integration, Ghanaian President Mahama says

President John Mahama of Ghana on Tuesday condemned the xenophobic attacks against foreign immigrants in South Africa, saying the act would hinder integration in the continent. Mahama made this known to newsmen in Abuja after holding a closed-door meeting with the President-elect, retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari. According to him, the South African government must sit […]