CSO calls for lottery commission boss suspension, probe over ‘corruption’

September 22, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Action for Justice and Transparency Against Corrupt Practices (AJTAC) has called for the suspension and probe of the Director General, National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC), Mr Lanre Gbajabiamila, over alleged misappropriation of funds. Chairman, AJTAC, Mr Felix Nwankwo, who made the call in a press statement, Wednesday in Abuja, said despite being in existence for Read More

PPPRA to focus on gas in line with global realities

August 16, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The new chairman of the governing board of Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency ( PPPRA), Deacon Obinna Atuonwu said the agency would move its focus away from petrol to gas in line with current global realities. He gave the assurance at a dinner organized by Abia League of Professionals in Abuja, Atuonwu said Nigeria needed to move fast in the Read More

Again, Buhari approves fresh appointments

June 26, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a Chairman, and an Executive Secretary for the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA). In a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), the appointment is for four years.  “The Chairman is Mr Atuonwo A. Obinna, while the Executive Secretary is Mr Abdulkadir Saidu, reappointed for another Read More

Buhari appoints chair, executive secretary for PPPRA

June 25, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the chairman and the Executive Secretary for the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA).  The chairman is Mr Atuonwo A. Obinna, while the executive secretary is Mr. Abdulkadir Saidu, re-appointed for another four years, The special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said in a statement in Read More

Breaking: New NECO registrar emerges

June 3, 2021 Editor 0

Mr Ebikibina John Ogborodi has been appointed as the acting Registrar/Chief Executive of the governing council of the National Examinations Council (NECO). This is happening two days after the former registrar, Godswill Obioma died after brief illness. A statement by NECO’s head of media, Azeez Sani, said Mr. Ogborodi until his appointment was the Director Special Duties in the council. He said the Read More

Lottery Commission to introduce central monitoring system to boost revenue generation

May 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Determined to make lottery a major source of revenue for the country, the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) said it will introduce a central monitoring system that would ensure all earnings due to government on lottery are collected with precision. Director General of the commission, Lanre Gbajabiamila who made the disclosure Sunday in Abuja, said with the new system, all Read More

Breaking: NECO releases 2020 SSCE external results, records reduction in malpractice… How to access your result

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) for external candidates. According to a release signed by NECO’s Head, Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani, Thursday, out of 41,459 candidates who registered for the examination, 39,503 were actually examined. Announcing the results, NECO registrar, Professor Obioma explained that 26,277 candidates obained Read More

Lake Chad institute sells 2 Jeeps worth N31m for N1.5m

April 8, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

Members of the Senate Committee on Public Account were shocked Wednesday when informed that two Prado Jeeps worth N31million were sold for N1.5 million by officials of Lake Chad Research Institute, Maiduguri. Reports to that effect were contained in the 2017 Audit report from the office of the Auditor General of the Federation. According to the report, the Prado Jeeps Read More