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Dead appointees: Sagay slams Buhari’s critics

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has berated those criticising President Muhammadu Buhari for including the names of eight deceased persons on his new list of appointees into the board of Federal Government agencies. The Arewa Consultative Forum, a former Minister of Education, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, and some other notable Nigerians had criticised the President ... Read More »

Petrol queues have disappeared in Abuja, most cities – NNPC

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has said that fuel queues noticeable in parts of the country days back have all disappeared. Dr. Baru who declared this Sunday in Abuja during a tour of some fuel stations in the Federal Capital City, said NNPC would work round the clock to sustain a ... Read More »

Forum urges Buhari to address agitations on restructuring

Some leaders of Southern and Middle Belt states on Monday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to address agitations for restructuring rather than embark on wild goose chase. The forum, which comprises of leaders from the South West, South -south, South East and Middle Belt, was reacting to the President’s New Year address to Nigerians. The group, in a statement jointly signed ... Read More »

Eko Disco CEO retires

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Dr. Oladele Amoda, has retired after over three decades in the company and the nation’s power sector, according to reports reaching T & T News. “It has been a long journey for me in the sector; I started in 1983 when I joined the then National Electric Power Authority,” he said ... Read More »

Gunmen kill 21 Rivers residents returning from church

The New Year celebration turned tragic in Rivers State as gunmen opened fire indiscriminately at people returning from the church in the early hours of Monday where they had gone to usher in the New Year. The incident occurred at Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni (ONELGA) Local Government Area of the state. The police spokesperson in the state, Omoni Nnamdi, who confirmed the incident, ... Read More »