Nigeria can survive without oil

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has urged Nigerians to transform agricultural practices into agric-business, saying the nation can survive without oil if this is done. A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba, noted that Ahmed said this in Kaduna at a lecture organised by the Arewa Consultative Forum, titled, “Northern Nigeria economy…

28 heads of government for Nigeria’s centenary celebration •Gowon heads fund committee

ABOUT 28 world leaders are expected to be guests of President Goodluck Jonathan during the activities marking the Centenary anniversary of the country, which kicked off in January 25. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) devoted its entire session on Wednesday to fine-tune final preparations for the celebration, which will be climaxed by an international conference…

Yakubu Gowon Nigerians must be united

Former Head of State and Chairman, Board of Patrons of the Arewa Consultative Forum,  General Yakubu Gowon, on Tuesday bemoaned Nigeria’s unending woes and said the country could only overcome its challenges through the unity of the citizens. Gowon, who spoke at the inauguration of the new officers of ACF,said no nation could thrive on…