Improved regional Navy cooperation in focus at Gulf of Guinea forum

June 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Gulf of Guinea Maritime Collaboration Forum and Shared Awareness and De-confliction conference (GOG-MCF/SHADE) has identified cooperation at sea between regional and international Navies as the focus at its inaugural plenary meeting scheduled to take place in July this year. This was disclosed in a joint communiqué signed by the Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), and Read More

EFCC recovers over N1bn cash from civil servant

May 20, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, Thursday disclosed that the Anti-graft agency last week recovered over N1 billion cash sitting in one bank account from a Civil Servant. Bawa made the disclosure while appearing before the Senate Committee on Finance, investiating the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR)  and payment of 1 % stamp duty by contractors  Read More

AESID condemns abduction, torture of Ebonyi ex-DC coordinator

May 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has condemned the kidnap of the former Coordinator of Anuagata Development Centre, Okposi in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi state, Barr. Amos Ogbonnaya allegedly some political thugs. The victim was said to have been abducted at a gun point after he was bombarded with series of threatening text messages Read More

Breaking: Buhari set to storm France, meets Macron on insecurity

May 15, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari would on Sunday, May 16, 2021, depart Abuja for Paris, France, on a four-day official visit to attend African Finance Summit which would focus on reviewing African economy, following shocks from Coronavirus pandemic, and getting relief, especially from increased debt burden on countries. The Summit, to be hosted by President Emmanuel Macron, would draw major stakeholders in the Read More

Corruption in NPA, NDDC: APC dismisses PDP’s call for Ameachi’s sack

May 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the call by the call to sack the Minister of Transportation Rotimi Ameachi by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the alleged corruption in the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). The ruling party, however described as a “routine administrative probe” the scandal rocking the NPA. In a statement signed Tuesday in Abuja by Read More

2023: Our membership now over 40m nationwide – APC

May 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it’s membership figure nationwide has now hit over 40 million. The APC Secretary of the Caretaker Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) revealed this Monday in Abuja when the Chairman of the party’s Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni played host to some Non-Career Ambassadors at Read More

Tinubu laments over worsening insecurity, calls for unity

April 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has expressed displeasure at the terror and cruelty being visited upon the people across the states. Tinubu, in a statement he personally signed Thursday, said the attacks across the  country have caused many to disparage the military and security forces in the country. He, however, advised Nigerians against playing the Read More

PDP NEC passes vote of confidence on Secondus, others

April 29, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has passed a vote of confidence on the Prince Uche Secondus led National Working Committee (NWC). In recent times, there have been calls for the resignation of the embattled PDP Chairman. Only last Monday, the former Edo State Commissioner of Information, Prince Kauaim Afegbau petitioned the Economic Financial Crime Read More

UNESCO, Japan set to launch project empowering women, girls for better well-being

April 19, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Regional Office Abuja, with funding from the Japan government would, today, have a national virtual launch on the project titled: “Empowerment of Women and Girls in Marginalized Communities for Better Well-Being through Education and Advocacy.” A statement by the U. S agency, Monday in Abuja, said: “The virtual national launch will commence the Read More

APC disowns ‘fake zoning list’ in circulation

April 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked Nigerians to disregard “a fake zoning list” in circulation, saying the arrangement was not from the Caretaker Committee. A purported zoning list emerged on social media on Wednesday  listing the zone to produce certain offices ahead of the 2023 general elections. But when asked to authentic the said list, national secretary, Caretaker/Extra-ordinary National Read More

Edo: APC lauds Buhari over Oyegun, others’ appointments

April 13, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

Edo state Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Col David Imuse Retd, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over his recent appointments of some members of the party in the state into Federal Boards. Imuse assured the President that appointees from the state will as usual take their appointments seriously and use it as an opportunity to deploy their competence and wealth of experience in the service Read More