Service chiefs: Apply caution in $1bn arms deal probe, CSOs tell Reps

April 14, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSCN) in Nigeria has implored the House of Representatives, to apply caution and be circumspect in the ongoing probe of $1bn arms deal by the immediate past Service Chiefs, as “they have no case to answer.”  Speaking during a world press conference Wednesday in Abuja, the Convener, Coalition of Civil Society Organizations in Nigeria 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

EFCC arrests 34 ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Ibadan, Lagos

April 1, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, ( EFCC)  Ibadan zonal officeon Friday arrested 34 suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Ibadan and Lagos. In a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan stated that 24 of the arrested Yahoo Boys were apprehended in Ibadan at their hideout in Apete area of the town. The commission maintained that the remaining 10  Read More

DHQ to lead joint military operations in Nigeria-Air Chief

March 26, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and other sister Services have agreed to subordinate themselves to the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) under the leadership of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor. According to a statement by NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air CommodoreEdward Gabkwet, Friday the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Oladayo Amao made this Read More

Official: Tesla begins acceptance of Bitcoin as currency

March 24, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Tesla began officially accepting bitcoin as currency to purchase electric autos, Chief Executive Elon Musk said Wednesday, further boosting the digital money. “You can now buy a Tesla with bitcoin,” Musk said on Twitter, implementing a plan announced in February to accept the cryptocurrency as a form of payment. Near 1310 GMT, bitcoin was up 4.3 percent at $56,802. As Read More