The Big Story articles


61% of Nigerians endorse creation of state police – Survey

61% of Nigerians endorse creation of state police – Survey

Despite the recent protests of Nigerians against SARS and general police brutality, Nigerians still voted in favor of state police creation. (NBC News) A survey conducted by NOIPolls has seen that Nigerians have voted and endorsed the proposed creation of state police with over 61% voting yes, in favor of it. According to the survey


AMCON Takes Over Osigwe Foods & Agro Industrial Company Limited

By Alex Ekemenah Lagos, Nigeria – Nemesis has caught up with Osigwe Foods and Agro Industrial Company Limited. Hon. Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court Lagos Division has granted an injunction to seal up the company against, owned by Chief Anselm Kayode Mohammed on the application of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).


India Will Lead Global Oil Demand By 2035

Oil market participants and analysts have been closely watching the record level of supply coming out of the United States that is threatening to undo OPEC’s production cuts. But in the latter part of 2017 and early in 2018, robust oil demand growth — both in emerging markets and OECD economies — has supported oil

BPE Privatises 142 Companies

The Bureau of Public Enterprises says it has so far privatised 142 companies since being assigned the role THE Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, has so far privatised 142 enterprises since its inception to date, Alex Okoh, director general of the agency, has revealed. Receiving members of the House of Representatives Committee on Privatisation, led

Oil rig

Is Nigeria Breaking Its Promise To OPEC?

As OPEC allies push to restrict oil output in an international attempt to bolster crude prices, Nigerian producers are heading in the opposite direction, aspiring to increase output by 250,000 more barrels a day to reach their overall goal of 2.5 million per day by 2020. Look no further than Shoreline Group, Nigeria’s third-largest independent


Jacob Zuma Has Fallen

By Alex Ekemenah Jacob Zuma, the President of South Africa, has fallen from power. He resigned yesterday, with immediate effect, in a nation-wide television broadcast monitored on cable network news worldwide. The resignation brought to an end his 9-year reign filled with scandals of various types. Zuma would be the second South African President to


Presidency in Grand Plan to Abort New Order of Elections

The Presidency has put in place an elaborate plan to frustrate the implementation of the amendment to the Electoral Act 2010 that has proposed alterations to the sequence of the general elections in 2019 and beyond. By the amendment, the National Assembly election will be conducted first, followed by state Houses of Assembly elections and


AMCON Takes Over Daily Times Plc

By Alex Ekemenah Is the sun finally setting for Daily Times Nigeria Plc? This is the question on the lips of workers and watchers of the media house as Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) takes over the company. In continuation of its recovery activities in the new financial year, the Asset Management Corporation of


Stop double standard, Fayose tells Buhari

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to stop ruling the country with double standard. Fayose made the call during his visit to Benue State to commiserate with the people of the state over the loss of 73 people to herdsmen attacks. He said, “Those who committed less offence