Youth oppose opening of Akanu Ibiam international airport

June 1, 2020 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council OYC, Worldwide, Monday, said that the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu cannot be reopened without installation of night landing facilities. The airport was short down late 2019 by the federal government in order to work on the runway which was reportedly damaged. It was also gathered that since the airport was upgraded to international airport in 2010 , a Read More

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CALSER backs FG on probe of Boko Haram/ISWAP sponsors

March 9, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Liberation (CALSER) has endorsed the federal government’s decision to investigate and prosecute Boko Haram sponsors in the North-east.   The centre said this has once again confirmed the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government’s unalloyed commitment to preserving the sanctity of lives and properties of all Nigerians.   Speaking at a press conference on Monday in Read More

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Revenge killings in Katsina unacceptable – Buhari

February 16, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest round of attacks on farmers by bandits in Damkal and Tsanwa villages in Batsari local government of Katsina state, saying that killing people in the name of revenge is not acceptable. Reacting to the incident in which many homesteads were razed by fire with many people killed at weekend, the president on Read More

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N2m embezzlement may break-up Ebonyi APC-Group

January 13, 2020 Editorial IV 0

A group known as All Progressives Congress Youth Support Group (APCYSG) Monday warned leadership of the party of  the possible disintegration of the party if  they fail to investigate the alleged embezzlement of N21 million belonging to the party. The group said that the leadership of the party headed by by the state chairman, Pastor Eze Nwachukwu Eze has not Read More

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Canadian group wants Obiano to investigates Oraifite crisis

December 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

United Anambra Association of Canada (UAAC), a n umbrella body of Anambra state indigenes resident in Canada, have condemned the recent crisis at Oraifite, Ekwusigo LGA of the state which led to loss of lives and properties, and urged Governor Willie Obiano to constitute an independent panel to investigate its remote and immediate course. UAAC, in a release made available Read More

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Senate probes N7.7bn Kagara dam project

November 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Senate Thursday mandated its Committee on Water Resources to investigate the delay in the execution of Kagara dam in Niger state despite receipt of funding to the tune of N7.7 billion from the federal government. The upper chamber also called on the federal government to consider the socio-economic importance of the project and see to its completion without further Read More

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Bello wants EFCC to investigate $181m IDB loan disappearance

November 6, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the alleged disappearance of $181 loan from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) for the construction Minna-Bida road. Bello’s probe call by the anti – corruption body followed recent claims by former governor  of the state, Mu’azu Babaginda Aliyu, that the loan was ready Read More

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APC urges EFCC, NFIU to freeze Bayelsa accounts over N17.5bn diversion

October 20, 2019 Editorial IV 0

…Wants Commissioner of Finance arrested The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr Yekini Nabena, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU), to urgently investigate and freeze bank accounts belonging to the Bayelsa state government over alleged ‘illegal diversion of N17.5 billion.’ According to Nabena, the monies were Read More

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CHRICED task EFCC on N90b FIRS allegation against VP

October 3, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the embezzlement allegation of N90 billion made on Vice President (VP) Yemi Osinbajo by the former Deputy Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Timi Frank. Its Executive Director Comrade Dr. Ibrahim M. Zikirullahi, in a signed Read More

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Defence Hqs to investigate Taraba incident – CAS

August 8, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Defiance Headquarters would set up a special panel to investigate the clash between the Army and Police in Ibi, Taraba state, where some policemen reportedly lost their lives, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said Thursday.Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of a National Security Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Chief Read More

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Atiku demands investigation of alleged secret burial of 1000 soldiers

August 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has demanded for a judicial commission of inquiry to investigate an alleged secret burial of 1000 soldiers killed by Boko Haram and ISWAP. The PDP candidate, who is currently challenging INEC’s declaration of Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the 2019 presidential election, suggests that the Read More

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Saraki: Kwara Assembly to investigate ownership of Alimi lodge.

July 16, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Kwara state House of Assembly has directed its Committee on Land Housing and Urban Development to investigate the alleged transfer of ownership of four bedroom Alimi Lodge to the immediate past Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki and report to the House on Thursday this week.The resolution of the House was sequel to a Matter of General Importance raised by Read More

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PDP charges NASS to probe FG over corruption, insecurity

July 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged the National Assembly to investigate the alleged widespread insecurity, economic depression, abuse of office and violations under the All Progressives Congress-led administration since May 2015. PDP in statement by its national publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Monday urged the federal legislature to protect the interest of millions of Nigerians by invoking its powers under sections Read More

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Updated: Ngige inaugurates NSITF board at Aso Rock

May 13, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige Monday inaugurated the board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) at the State House Conference Centre in Abuja. The board is chaired by Austin Enajemo-Isire, a chartered accountant, professional insurance executive and banker. Members of the board are Mr Ade Bayo Somefun, Managing Director; Mr Jasper Azutalam, Executive Director Read More

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Controversy as SSS summons top INEC officials

February 19, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The State Security Service (SSS) has summoned the senior official whosubstantively heads the Independent National Electoral Commission’soperations and logistics, Okechukwu Ibeanu, Premium Times reports. The secret service may have moved to investigate the circumstancesthat led to the postponement of Nigeria’s elections earlier scheduledto hold last Saturday. Ibeanu, a professor of political science, was asked to report at theSSS office by Read More

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PDP alleges APC plans to manipulate Nasarawa election results

February 19, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Nasarawa state Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), FrancisOrogu, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)government in the state of operating a command centre at theGovernment House to manipulate the result of elections in the state. He made the accusation at a press conference yesterday in Lafia wherehe said the party had already informed the Independent NationalElectoral Commission Read More

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Police arrest 8 suspects over attack on Kano APC chairman’s residence

February 11, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Kano Police Command has confirmed the arrest of eight suspected political thugs over the attack on the residence of the state chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas. Newly posted Commissioner of Police Wakili Mohammed said the Police would investigate the assault and then charge the suspects to court once investigation was completed.  “Whoever is involved Read More

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Group wants Peace Corps office unsealed

October 26, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By John Oba Abuja Coalition of Civil Society groups for Justice and Equity (Coalition-JE) has demanded for the immediate unsealing of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) by the Inspector General of Police, Malam Idris Ibrahim. Addressing the press in Abuja, on behalf of others, the convener, Mr Edime Amade, said the federal government should set up an independent executive Read More