PDP worried over Obasanjo’s ‘mistake’ comment on Atiku

The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Monday expressed concern over former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comment that he made mistake when he picked his Vice President in 1999. The former President had on Saturday said he made a mistake in the choice of his number two ahead of the 1999 presidential election. Obasanjo became democratically […]

My choice of Atiku as deputy was one of my genuine mistakes – Obasanjo

The former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, described his choice of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar during the 1999 Presidential election as one of his genuine mistakes in life. Obasanjo stated this while answering questions, posed by students from selected secondary schools that participated in the final of the National Exhibition and Awards, organised by Students for […]

31,666 farmers get N5.9bn loan under CBN’s ACGSF

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said 31,666 loans worth N5.92 billion were guaranteed under the Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme Fund (ACGSF) in 2021. Meanwhile, beneficiaries of the scheme called for an increase in the maximum amount of loans guaranteed per farmer under the scheme, citing the rising prices of goods and services. Established […]

Obi visits Wike in Rivers

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, visited the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. The closed-door meeting lasted for a few hours at the governor’s private residence in Port Harcourt. Though the outcome of the meeting was not known, the two politicians were seen shaking hands in front […]