Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag "The Platform"

    FACT-CHECK: Verifying Peter Obi’s claims on insecurity, economy and employment

FACT-CHECK: Verifying Peter Obi’s claims on insecurity, economy and employment

On Tuesday, Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, addressed thousands of Nigerians at The Platform, an annual conference organised by Covenant Christian Centre in Lagos.The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made headlines with quite a number of claims, ranging from security to the economy.TheCable ran checks to verify the claims made by Obi and here [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    Rewane: Nigeria lacks discipline to execute ideas 

Rewane: Nigeria lacks discipline to execute ideas 

Bismarck Rewane, a member of the economic advisory council, says Nigeria is not short of ideas but the country lacks mental discipline to execute ideas. Rewane said this on Tuesday at The Platform, an annual conference organised by Covenant Christian Centre in Lagos.He said credibility does not come from what is being said but done, adding that what people want are [...]

2 comments Read Full Article
    Peter Obi: Nigeria has more poor people than China and India combined

Peter Obi: Nigeria has more poor people than China and India combined

Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, says there are more poor people in Nigeria than in India and China.Obi said this at The Platform, an annual conference organised by Covenant Christian Centre in Lagos.Citing the "Stress Index", Obi said Nigeria is the most stressful country in the world.“Today, we are the most stressful country. If you read the stress index, [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Soludo: A friend asked me to reject Buhari’s appointment ‘because there’s no money in it’

Soludo: A friend asked me to reject Buhari’s appointment ‘because there’s no money in it’

Chukwuma Soludo, former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says one of his friends asked him to reject the appointment into the economic advisory council.President Muhammadu Buhari unveiled an 8-man economic council on September 16.Some economic experts had commended the president for the decision, saying it is capable of yielding fruits.But speaking at The Platform, an annual conference organised [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Segun Adeniyi: Nigeria is living on borrowed time

Segun Adeniyi: Nigeria is living on borrowed time

Segun Adeniyi, chairman of THISDAY editorial board, says Nigeria is living on borrowed time.Speaking on Wednesday, Adeniyi said oil earnings are already not enough to meet recurrent expenditure and things may get worse for many states in the country.The 'Power, Politics and Death' author made this statement at The Platform, an annual conference organised by Covenant Christian Centre."The reality is [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    Poju Oyemade: Our goal for The Platform was to reach 5,000 — today we get to millions

Poju Oyemade: Our goal for The Platform was to reach 5,000 — today we get to millions

Poju Oyemade, the senior pastor at Covenant Christian Centre, says the goal for The Platform at inception was to gather 3,000 to 5,000 people, but the event has gone on to become a phenomenon being watched by millions of people across the world.Speaking at the Wednesday edition of The Platform, the pastor said the event was an offshoot of a [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Moghalu, Durotoye ask Nigerians  to get involved in nation-building

Moghalu, Durotoye ask Nigerians to get involved in nation-building

Kingsley Moghalu, former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has urged Nigerians to be actively involved in the process of nation-building.Moghalu, a presidential aspirant, made the call on Tuesday while speaking at the 11th edition of The Platform, a programme organised by the Covenant Christian Centre in Lagos.Moghalu said the current problems facing the country would be [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Segun Adeniyi: Nigeria still battling with excessive hangovers of military rule

Segun Adeniyi: Nigeria still battling with excessive hangovers of military rule

Segun Adeniyi, journalist and best-selling author, says Nigeria is still battling with the excessive hangovers of prolonged military rule.Speaking at The Platform, the flagship programme of Covenant Christian Centre in Lagos, on Monday, Adeniyi said the task of nation-building has hardly been done in the country.He condemned the deployment of troops to states over matters concerning internal security.“The rights of [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    A nation on the edge: Which way Nigeria?

A nation on the edge: Which way Nigeria?

Let me begin by sharing this story of a teacher who got lost in a rural area, and please don’t ask me in which country because I don’t know. While still wandering, the teacher saw a farm and went there, hoping he would find someone from whom he could seek direction. Fortunately, he found a farmer but as they were [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Peter Obi’s speech at Platform in one video

Peter Obi’s speech at Platform in one video

[...]

0 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

October 14, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS362475413
KANO361474413
PH361475412
ABUJA362476413
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement