February 2017 - Trends and Politics


Thursday, 23 February 2017

Food sufficiency: AJimobi urges academic, research institutions to close ranks

Amnesty International Report, biased, lacks merit – Global Amnesty Watch

NIMASA, Customs partnership will help Nigeria’s economic progress – Dakuku

ICPC docks PSC Director over N11.75m fraud

Nigerian Army jails errant personnel for molesting a civilian

Etisalat empowers subscribers with Facebook free connectivity, Facebook Flex

Police arrest vessel, crew for illegal dealing on suspected refined petroleum products

Nigeria Police Force launches manhunt on kidnappers of two (2) German archaeologists

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Time for Nigeria, US to deepen relationship based on trust--Osinbajo

Etche/Omuma Federal Constituency:Wike advises INEC/Police to shun electoral malpractices

17 vehicles recovered from Dikko, ex-customs’ CG

GSMA calls for policies to drive digital economies

Digital technologies to influence 45% of retail sales by 2025---GSMA report

Army rejects report of Amnesty International on alleged death of Biafran agitators

Air Cargo Africa 2017: E-commerce in Africa, huge potential that needs to be unlocked

Expert urges military to counter terrorism through Social Media

Poor funding of ICPC, others worries Senate

Professionalism is key to growth of maritime industry – NIMASA DG

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

APC not behind PDP crises

Fake news, bigger threat than insurgency, militancy -FG

100 Days: Centennial musings on Obaseki’s economic administration

Save Lagos Group wants Assembly to throw out draconian environmental bill

Ooni of Ife to host renowned space astronaut next week

Don't expect me back any time soon, Buhari tells Nigerians

Tambo International Airport set to drive economic growth in SA

Wike says sustained injustice by Federal Government affecting Nigeria's unity

Information and Culture Ministry signs MoU on the Grand Book

ISS seeks collaboration with DHQ

Forex Intervention: CBN releases $370mn

AGF, Sagay, Falana, others to attend SERAP’s improving anticorruption institutions roundtable

Expect changes in nation’s ports, business visas, others soon-Osinbajo

Another batch of 171 Nigerians deported from Libya

FG, states and LGE’s share N465.149 billion for the month of January 2017

Edo Govt to hold technical, basic workshops in Benin

Why APC Gombe caretaker committee was reconstituted – Sen. Goje

Monday, 20 February 2017

Pension law: Ebonyi denies deducting workers salaries

Senate condemns Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in S/A

Nigerian banks’ foreign-currency liquidity declines, a credit negative (Moody's commentary)

I was born Igbo, raised by the North & empowered by the West--Okorocha

Speaker Dogara calls for more permanent solution to N/Delta crisis

Niger probes N4.4bn bail out funds to LGAs

CBN releases new forex policy action

Dabiri-Erewa calls on African Union to intervene on xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Police postpone date of national security summit on kidnapping

Trump Rally: Army says it didn't kill IPOB members

SERAP to FG: Go to court over alleged diversion of N388.304bn Paris Club loan refunds by states

We can’t be distracted, says Delta Lawmaker

Obaseki commends Fashola over Edo roads, housing

Ajimobi signs new anti-land grabbing bill to law, prescribes 15-year jail term for offenders