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Month: November 2020

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The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the remand of Borno South Senator, ALI NDUME, over his inability to produce former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team, ABDULRASHEED MAINA. The Court ordered that NDUME be remanded in Kuje prison pending when he meets the condition for his release, after MAINA reportedly jumped […]

The Minister of Works and Housing, BABATUNDE FASHOLA, has declared that no money was missing or stolen under his watch between September and December 2019. FASHOLA denied reports that he supervised the illegal payment of 4.6 billion naira into private accounts when he served as Minister of Power, Works and Housing. Recall that some reports […]

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, ZAINAB AHMED says the recession afflicting the Nigerian economy would be short-lived. AHMED said this at the ongoing 26th Nigerian Economic Summit organised by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning. AHMED also said the country would emerge from […]

Some Ogoni youths have expressed anger over the reported killing of one GOSPEL GBARAKA by a police inspector in Port Harcourt. In an interview with journalists, the President-General of the Ogoni Youth Federation, LEGBORSI YAMAABANA, decried the killing of GBARAKA at the premises of an oil servicing company in the Rivers State capital. YAMAABANA said […]

Governor NYESOM WIKE has promised that the ongoing recruitment of five thousand youths into the state civil service, will be distributed across the 23 local government areas of the State. Governor WIKE, who made the promise during a courtesy visit by the Etche -America Foundation, assured the delegation that he would ensure that every local […]

President MUHAMMADU BUHARI has condemned the killing of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Nasarawa State PHILIP SHEKWO. The President challenged the security agencies to “do more” to end violence in Nigeria. The late APC Chairman was kidnapped by gunmen, who stormed his residence in Lafia on Saturday night and was found […]

Popular activist and co-convener of #BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group AISHA YESUFU, has reacted to the death of Chairman of the All-Progressives Congress, Nasarawa State, PHILLIP SHEKWO, claiming that no one is safe in the country. The late APC Chairman was kidnapped by gunmen, who stormed his residence in Lafia on Saturday night. Reacting, AISHA expressed […]

Labour union representatives on Sunday staged a walk-out from a meeting with the federal government, barely five minutes after it started. According to the president of the Trade Union Congress, QUADRI OLALEYE, on the meeting’s top agenda were the issues surrounding the hike in the price of fuel and electricity tariffs, not issues of palliatives. […]

A debate is raging over the exclusion of Rivers State (as the only State so excluded), from recipients of the 66.5 billion  naira COVID-19 Responsive 2020 Budget Results Achievement Grant. This is a source of worry for two non-governmental organisation the Social Action and Rivers State Anti-Corruption Network, who described the move as an indication […]

Senate President, AHMAD LAWAN, has announced that the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, will be passed in June next year. A post on the website of advocacy group, Order Paper, noted that LAWAN made the promise at a retreat for top management staff of the National Assembly and National Assembly Service Commission. Recall that the legislative […]