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Buhari Appoints Acting Chairman for NNPC Board

  President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Thomas M.A. John as Acting Alternate Chairman of the Governing Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. Dr. John, a former Group Managing Director of the NNPC, was before the appointment, a member of the NNPC Governing Board. According to a statement signed by Dr. Maikanti Kachalla Baru, as Group Managing Director of ... Read More »

NDLEA Arrests 208 Suspects, Seizes 2,424.77kg Illegal Substances In Osun

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Osun State Command, says its operatives have apprehended a total of 208 suspects in the last twelve months, while illegal substances amounting to 2,424.77kg were seized. This was contained in a statement signed by the state Commander, Mr Samuel Egbeola, as part of activities to commemorate ‘2019 International Day Against Drug Abuse And ... Read More »

Buhari Laments, Reveals Real Reason Ex-CJN Onnoghen Was Sacked

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday explained the real reason the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen was suspended before his voluntary retirement on May 28. Buhari while speaking at a meeting on Tuesday with the leadership of Afenifere, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on his war against corruption said he had to deal with Onnoghen because of millions of dollars ... Read More »

Lagos Sacks 34 LASTMA Officials For Extortion

Lagos State Government in the last 18 months fired not less than 34 officers of the State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) with two others under investigation for extortion and other sundry issues. The Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat and LASTMA General Manager, Wale Musa, disclosed this on Friday while briefing Journalists.  Hamzat, while stressing that the present administration was committed ... Read More »

BREAKING: CAN Elects New Leadership

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has elected its National President. The incumbent President, Rev Supo Ayokunle, was re-elected for another three-year term on Tuesday.  He won few minutes ago during the voting exercise with 59 votes, according to Nation. Rev Dr Caleb Ahima, who is his closest challenger, got 44 votes. More to follow… Read More »

CCB Speaks On Revealing Details Of President Buhari’s Assets

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has said it cannot disclose the details of President Muhammadu Buhari’s assets. CCB stated this in response to a Freedom of Information (FoI) request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), which sought a disclosure of assets declared by successive presidents and governors from 1999 till date.  SERAP had asked the CCB to provide ... Read More »

Alleged Passport Delay: Man Vandalises Cars At Nigerian High Commission In London

A 32-year-old Nigerian, Mr. Ewohime Apkovweta, has been accused of causing thousands of pounds worth of damages to diplomatic cars at the Nigerian High Commission in London. According to the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Apkovweta had approached the  High Commission to collect his passport at 2pm but was told the collection of passports closed at 1pm. He, however, insisted on ... Read More »

ICC Nigeria, Gates Foundation Warn Of Looming Food Disaster

The Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce Nigeria, who is also the Regional Coordinator of the global body for Sub-Saharan Africa, Babatunde Savage, has declared that the Federal Government of Nigeria and every other stakeholder need to devise a means of feeding the nation now and in years to come; otherwise there would soon be serious food disaster in ... Read More »

Lagos Govt Closes Tin Can Island Road For Repairs

The Lagos State government on Monday announced the closure of the road from Mile 2 to Tin Can Island ports corridor. This announcement was made on Monday by the Permanent Secretary in the state Ministry of Transportation, Taiwo Salaam. The closure is to allow palliative repairs on the road. The closure takes effect from Monday, June 17, 2019, and will ... Read More »