Obaseki briefs journalists on NEC’s $1bn Excess Crude approval to fight Boko Haram

Obaseki briefs journalists on NEC’s $1bn Excess Crude approval to fight Boko Haram

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on Thursday briefed journalists in the State House, Abuja, the decision of the National Economic Council to spend $1billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East region. Obaseki said the decision was taken at the 83rd meeting of the National […]

Nigeria Army Re-Affirms Loyalty To Buhari

Nigeria Army Re-Affirms Loyalty To Buhari

gives self pass mark of on operations in 2017 SAM OLUWALANA, IBADAN The Nigeria Army has reiterated its loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari, while maintaining high level of professionalism and remain apolitical in all its conducts. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Buratai, made these assertions on Thusday, at the closing ceremony of the  Chief […]

BNC Petition PMB ON Nifor Appointment

BNC Petition PMB ON Nifor Appointment

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Benin National Congress(BNC) has forwarded a strongly worded petition to President Muhammadu Buhari on what is described as ‘diabolic appointment and re – appointments in NIFOR.’ In the petition signed by its Director of Mobilisation, Comrade Osaretin Igbinogun, the BNC said that the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh should be blamed […]

Boko Haram: GAW Exonerates Nigerian Troops Of Complicity In Abuse Of IDPs In North East

Boko Haram: GAW Exonerates Nigerian Troops Of Complicity In Abuse Of IDPs In North East

Chris Steven, Abuja The Global Amnesty Watch (GAW) has exonerated Nigerian troops from the various allegation of complicity in the abuse of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs in the North Eastern part of the country. Helen Adesola, Country Representative, Africa Affairs of the Global Amnesty Watch disclosed this at the public presentation of its report on sexual […]

President Buhari decorates Pioneer Army Pilots

President Buhari decorates  Pioneer Army Pilots

President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated  the first set of Nigerian Army in-service trained by the Nigerian Army Aviation School to fly war planes. The initiative to train pilots is in accordance with the vision of the current leadership of the Nigerian Army under the leadership of Lieutenant General TY Buratai in transforming and enhancing its […]

EFCC Cant Investigate A Case It Is Involved Says Coalition

EFCC Cant Investigate A Case It Is Involved Says Coalition

Chris Steven, Abuja A coalition of about 30 civil society groups has urged the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu to hand off the pension probe being carried out by the Federal Government. The Coalition led by the I Belong to One Nigeria Initiative said Magu cannot investigate a case […]

How “Crisis Entrepreneurs” plan to blackmail military with campaign of calumny — Group

How “Crisis Entrepreneurs” plan to blackmail  military with campaign of calumny — Group

Chris Steven, Abuja The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has raised an alarm over what it said is an attempt by those it described as “crisis entrepreneurs” to blackmail the Nigerian military and its leadership. It said the recent escalation of activities were targeted at destabilizing Nigeria. This, CESJET said  was the […]

Adeosun gives reasons for suspending SEC D-G, Gwarzo

Adeosun gives reasons for suspending SEC D-G, Gwarzo

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has shed more light on the processes and events that led to the suspension of the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Mounir H. Gwarzo. In a statement signed by her Special Adviser, Media & Communications, Oluyinka Akintunde on Friday, the minister dismissed as untrue insinuations […]

Surveyors institute urges 292 new inductees to develop expertise

Surveyors institute urges 292 new inductees to develop expertise

The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has called on its 292 newly inducted associate members to imbibe professionalism in the practice of real estate business. The President of NIESV, Dr. Bolarinde Patunola-Ajayi, made the call at the 2017 Associates’ Induction of the institution in Abuja. He said the induction of new members […]

BEDC inaugurates Asaba main sub-station

BEDC inaugurates Asaba main sub-station

The Benin Electricity Distribution plc (BEDC) has opened a new 2X15MVA 33/11Kv Injection sub-station, Asaba Mains at Ibusa in Delta State. The sub-station, inaugurated by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, came just as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) disclosed that Benin Disco was ranked as best performing Distribution Company, […]

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