2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

Even as President Muhammadu Buhari was yet to formally declare interest in the 2019 presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) governors on the party platform has pledged to endorse him for a fresh mandate. More »

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

A member of the House of Representatives during the Second Republic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has revealed that the newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, is a first cousin to Babachir Lawal. More »

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos not to order the return of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom to Nigeria. More »

 

Unfreeze Peace Corps accounts now, court orders Nigeria Police

By Yemi Itodo A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered that the various accounts of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) be unfreezed, with immediate effect. The Nigerian Police had, shortly after arresting the National Commandant of

ANTI OPEN GRAZING LAW: ORTOM INAUGURATES LIVESTOCK TASK FORCE

Preparatory to the November 1st deadline for the implementation of the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law 2017, Governor Samuel Ortom yesterday inaugurated a Livestock Special Task Force to help drive the process. Performing the ceremony at the Old

Victor Malu was a gallant Soldier, Senator Mark

Former Senate President, Senator David Mark has described the former Chief of Army Staff ( COAS), General Victor Malu as a gallant Soldier who was frank and truly called a spade it’s true name no matter whose Ox was gored.

Lagos Announces Two Suspected Cases of Monkey Pox

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris has confirmed two suspected cases of Monkey Pox in the state capital on Monday. The two suspected cases were discovered in a private hospital, of which they have been put under serious

FIFA, CAF begins Investigating Nigeria vs Zambia World Cup Qualifying match

FIFA and Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) have launched an investigation into the behavior of the Copper Bullets fans during Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday evening. FIFA is reacting to photographs showing the Zambia fans displaying a banner,’H.E.

GOVERNOR ORTOM SEEKS OVERHAUL OF TAX SYSTEM

BY WINNIE EHIMHEN Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has called on the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria to help clear the confusion in the taxation system in the country and advise government to do away with multiple taxation which

Edo State offsets N430 million LG pension arrears in two months

To assuage the suffering of pensioners in the state and clear up a backlog of arrears that accrued over two decades, the Edo State Government has released about N430 million through the Joint Account and Allocation Committee (JAAC) in the

Benue lawmakers to meet Gov. Ortom over labour’s strike

The Benue State House of Assembly has assured the organised labour of its preparedness to meet Governor Samuel Ortom with a view to ensuring that part of the arrears or salaries owed workers were paid to hem. This step, they

Must Read: How Moro, others shared N675m NIS job applicants’ money —Witness

Abba Moro Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Two prosecution witnesses appeared before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday, narrating how the sum of N675,675,000 realised from 675,675 applicants who applied  for job placement at Nigerian Immigration Service in 2014, was

Must Read: Benue Activist Ukan Kurugh, writes open letter to National Assembly Member Hon Samson Okwu

OPEN LETTER TO HON. SAMSON OKWU, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MEMBER FOR OJU/OBI CONSTITUENCY ON THE EMERGENCY NEED TO SAVE THE LIFE OF MR. INYAME MICHAEL, AN EYE CANCER PATIENT. I have diligently explored alternatives and have made the conscious decision

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