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Nigeria, global bodies move to stop illicit financial flows in Africa

Nigeria, global bodies move to stop illicit financial flows in Afric igeria and global organisations, including the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the World Bank Group, have agreed on high-level collaborations with Nigeria and other African countries to stop Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) in Africa. This was a major resolution reached at […]

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WB approves $486m to address Nigeria’s electricity challenges 

    The World Bank has approved a facility loan of $486 million for rehabilitation and upgrading of electricity transmission substations and lines. The investments under the Nigeria Electricity Transmission Project will increase the power transfer capacity of the transmission network and enable distribution companies supply consumers with additional power. Together with other investments and […]

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Older men, women shouldn’t determine Nigeria’s future -IRI President

President of the International Republic Institute (IRI), Dan Twining, has warned younger Nigerians to actively participate in politics and ensure that older men and women no longer determine the future of the country. He also said his organisation is in Nigeria because of the United State’s interest to help Nigerians connect to government and to […]

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Buhari and OBJ’s candid advice

Even President Muhammadu Buhari admits the hardship we are experiencing on his watch. The blind feels no difference let alone former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who not once but twice held that office as a man. Change was what we wanted in 2015 when we voted in Buhari into power but now we are in chains. […]

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Before it’s too late

There is no doubt that Nigeria is in a dismal and peculiar mess and we need both proactive and reactive measures to address the situation. This delicate and intricate situation at hand is like a two-sided jagged sword that if not properly handled, we will all keep on outsourcing the blame that belongs to our […]

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Eagles W/Cup warm up game against Chile off

Super Eagles will no longer play a World Cup warm-up against South American champions Chile because coach Gernot Rohr said it will be too close to the tournament and he is therefore apprehensive of players getting injured in such a game. NFF bosses had claimed the Eagles will take on Chile in their last friendly […]

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Plateau elders endorse Buhari, Lalong for re-election

A group, the All Progressives Congress Elders Advisory Council in Plateau state, yesterday, endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Simon Lalong for re-election in the 2019 general elections. The Chairman of the group, Captain Joseph Din (retd), who addressed a press conference in Jos, said Buhari and Lalong’s achievements qualified them for re-election. He said: […]

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Police hierarchy takes measures to address poor output

The Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 5, Mr. Rasheed Olatunde Akintunde has announced that the Police hierarchy is taking measures to address issues of indolence and poor output among the officers and rank and file in the formations of the Nigerian Police Force, urging the police personnel that policing is the best profession in […]

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Labour Party youths petition INEC, seek endorsement of Abdusalam’s sack

The Youth Vanguard of the Labour Party (LP) has petitioned the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC on the need to expunge the name of the party’s sacked chairman, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam from its records including the commission’s official website. In the petition dated February 5 and which was submitted during the group’s protest at INEC headquarters, […]

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N45BILLION BUDGET TOO SMALL FOR NORTHEAST, NDUME TELLS FG

Former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume  has called on the Federal Government to scale up funding of humanitarian activities and rebuilding process of the Northeast of Nigeria which was devastated by Boko Haram insurgency. Senator Ndume made the call while speaking at the Special Edition Town Hall meeting for  military and  security agencies in […]

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IGP in N200m suit after forceful eviction of Ex-CSP

A retired Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP),  Samson Enemona Isaac, has  slammed a N200m suit against the Inspector General of Police (IGP) over his forceful eviction from the Superior Police Officers Quarters, Maitama, Abuja. The plantiff also joined Commissioner of Police Adegboyenga Oyekunle, DSP Amaka Amanike and one Inspector Akeredolu as defendants in the suit. […]

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THEATRE COMMANDER INDUCTS CAMEROONIAN DEFENCE FORCES INTO OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE

The Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Rogers Nicholas Sunday led a joint team of Field Commanders from Operation LAFIYA DOLE and Cameroonian Defence Forces to formally receive and induct Cameroonian troops who arrived Gwoza to join in the ongoing counter terrorism and counter insurgency operations in the north eastern Nigeria and the borders […]

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Court orders Agip takeover of disputed OYO Crude Oil Fields

By Joy Emmanuel A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered that the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC)  take over the operations of the OYO Field in OML 120 and OML 121 operated by two Nigerian Companies, Allied Energy Plc and Camac International (Nig) Ltd over $200million contractual dispute. The Court order on the Ship take […]

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Ijaw leaders hope El-Rufai report ‘done with genuine commitment and sincerity’

The Leaders of Thought of the Ijaw Nationality have commended the  reports of the All Progressives Congress, APC committee on restructuring. The committee was led by Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai. However,  the leader sounded cynical as they  further expressed their hope that the report was done with commitment and sincerity. A press release at […]

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Gboko killings: Police DPO under interrogation, others arrested —CP

The Police Command in Benue is interrogating the Divisional Police Officer in- charge of Gboko A Division over the Wednesday killing of seven persons. The Commissioner of Police in Benue, Mr Fatai Owoseni, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi on Friday that some  persons had been arrested in connection with the killings. […]

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CMD accredits 1,000 management consultants in 8 years – DG

Dr Kabir Kabo, Director-General, Centre for Management Development (CMD), says the centre has accredited over 1,000 management consultants in eight years to promote quality in management training in the country. CMD, a parastatal agency of the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, was established to drive the vision, plans and training programmes of Federal Government. […]