2019 budget: Buhari exposes how lawmakers added personal projects to budget

2019 budget: Buhari exposes how lawmakers added personal projects to budget

Chris Steven, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, says he signed the padded N9.12 trillion 2018 budget in the interest of Nigerians, because lawmakers added their own personal projects to the document. “I have decided to sign the 2018 Budget in order not to further slowdown the pace of recovery of our economy, which has doubtlessly been […]

Jubilation as over 2000 IDPs return home in Guzamala LG, Borno State

Jubilation  as over 2000 IDPs return home in Guzamala LG, Borno State

Chris Steven, Abuja It was all  joy on Tuesday when  over 2000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Guzamala extraction living in Bakassi IDP Camp in Maiduguri  commenced movement to return to their original homeland in Guzamala  Local Government Area of Borno state. The IDPs numbering about 2,043 individuals, making up 378 households constitute the first […]

CAN warns Adamawa Govt against execution of five Christian youths

CAN warns Adamawa Govt  against execution of five Christian youths

Chris Steven, Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the Federal Government to restrain the Adamawa State Government from hasty implementation of the death sentence passed on five Christian youths alleged to have killed a Fulani herdsman a year ago in the state. Justice Abdul-Azeez Waziri of a High Court in Adamawa State […]

Anti-Graft War: we are jointly prosecuting a former governor with EFCC, says ICPC

Anti-Graft War: we are jointly prosecuting a former governor with EFCC, says ICPC

Chris Steven, Abuja The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), says Nigerians should expect more convictions of politically exposed individuals. disclosing that it is presently prosecuting a former governor with the EFCC. The Ag. Chairman of ICPC, Musa  Abubakar, disclosed this in Abuja while fielding questions from journalists at the opening ceremony […]

Insurgency, Nigerian Army And A June Diary

Insurgency, Nigerian Army And  A June  Diary

By Prince Ugo The decision to pen this  article came to me impromptu.  I stumbled on a news item on an online medium, The Sun (UK), published February 18, 2018, which flashed a blistering news caption. It boldly read;  “Terror, Exchange Programme: ISIS Commanders Sneaking Jihadis Into Nigeria From Syria to Train Them for Possible […]

U.N. special envoy Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Iraq

U.N. special envoy Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Iraq

U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees’ (UNHCR) special envoy, Angelina Jolie visited the Domiz Camp, in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq on Sunday (June 17), which is home to 33,000 Syrian refugees displaced by seven years of civil war. The world is failing to properly invest in the Syrian refugee crisis and families, women, and […]

NEMA Carpets Staff Over frivolous Allegations

NEMA Carpets Staff Over frivolous Allegations

Chris Steven, Abuja The management of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has carpeted staffs of the Agency for embarking on industrial actions over series of what it described as frivolous allegations. The NEMA Headquarters was last week shut down by the local branch of the Association of Senior Civil Servant of Nigeria without any […]

2019: Makarfi declares to run for presidency

2019: Makarfi declares to run for presidency

Chris Steven, Abuja  Ahmed Makarfi, a former Governor of Kaduna State and immediate past Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has joined the race to contest the nation’s presidency in 2019. Makarfi laid speculation about his desire to run for presidency on Sunday in Kaduna at a press briefing where he disclosed […]

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