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BREAKING: Nigerian Police storm new Peace Corps Office, take National Commandant

By Yemi Itodo The ongoing onslaught of the Nigerian Police against the Peace Corps of Nigeria, took a dramatic step on Tuesday, when the Officers of the Police invaded the new National Headquarters of the Corps, taking into custody, the National Commandant, Amb. Dickson Akoh. The youth based organisation whose Bill was recently passed by tye National Assembly, had recently come under serious attack by the P ...

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NAF Rejigs Trainer Aircraft For Combat Role

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has adapted its L-39ZA trainer aircraft for combat role. According to NAF  Director of Public Relations and  Information, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa  said in a statement that  the decision was informed by the need to commit more platforms to the various Internal Security Operations in which the NAF is currently engaged.  He said hitherto, the NAF had employed the L-39ZA airc ...

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NPDC’s Daily Crude Oil Production to Rise to 500,000 Barrels Per Day

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has expressed its commitment to grow the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company’s, NPDC, crude oil production to 500,000 barrels per day by 2020. The Corporation said it would also grow NPDC’s gas production to 1500mmscf per day within the same period. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, who stated this in a keynote address titled: “NNPC’s ...

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Before Nigerian Governors Wreck The Country, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

zainabsule@yahoo.com,  www.zainabokino.blogspot.com  Those who are familiar with the antics of our governors will not be surprised at the latest findings allegedly linked to ex-governor Gabriel Suswam, if allegations of complicity are eventually proven. Having been confronted with a Suswam perspective at the weekend when I travelled with some colleagues to Benue state and came face to face with the deplorab ...

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N2.8bn Fraud: Trial of Ex-NBC Boss, Mba, Others Begins

The trial of a former Director-General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Emeka Mba who is facing a 15-count charge of money laundering and procurement fraud to the tune of N2.8billion commenced on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, presenting its first witness, John Ejim Mba is standing trial alongside a former Director of Finance of NBC, Patrick ...

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2019: I ‘Will Never Contest Against’ Buhari –Tinubu

By Danlami Nmodu Former Governor of Lagos State,Bola Ahmed Tinubu had denied  a newspaper report that he is preparing to  run for presidential election in 2019 whether Buhari  is in the race or not, Tinubu who is also the  famous national leader of  Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress, APC described  the story published by Thisday as “fiction.” A statement by Tinubu Media Office signed by Tunde Rahma ...

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Let’s Partner For Progress – NIMASA Urges Nigerians

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged Nigerians to partner with the Agency to ensure a virile maritime industry as the activities of the Agency impact on the lives of all Nigerians. This is given the fact that virtually every product used by Nigerians comes through the Sea and NIMASA is the government Agency saddled with the r ...

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Aisha Buhari Builds Orphanage, School In Maiduguri

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has commenced the construction of Aisha Buhari Foundation Orphanage and School in Maiduguri. Foundation of the project was laid by the Deputy Governor of Borno state, Alhaji Usman Mamman Dirkwa on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The institution is expected to provide basic necessities of life for orphans, in order to afford them a chance to grow up into normal adulthood; ...

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Saudi Group to Establish Multimillion Dollar Agric City In Kwara North

A Saudi Investment Company, Zain Al-abdin group is to set up an Agric City in Kwara State. The proposed Agric City, which is to be located along the River Niger in Kwara North will comprise a cluster of farms specializing in cultivation, processing and export of rice, maize and vegetables. The Chairman of the investment group, Zain Al-Abdin Nafawi disclosed this when he and other members of the group visite ...

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Photo News: Amina Mohammed Sworn In As UN Dep. Secretary General

From left: Governors Ibikunle Amosun  (Ogun State), Kashim Shettima  (Borno), United Nations Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed, UN Secretary General, Antonio Gutteres, Nigeria's Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibrin, Director Int'l Organisation at Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Nonye Udo and Nigerian based in United States, Hassan Yahya after the swearing of Ami ...

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Bill Gates Foundation, NGF Count Their Blessings

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) yesterday took a reflective review of their involvement together in programs within Nigeria towards seeking ways of improving their programs and their impact on the Nigerian people. Both the NGF and the BMGF agreed that their programs are changing lives in a positive way. Led by Seattle-based Daniel Green, its Director, Glob ...

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Is Amnesty International Truly anti-Nigeria? By Olawale Rasheed

Across the world,Amnesty International releases several reports on various  conflict situations that many considered subversive and squared to de-legitimise state authorities. From Middle East to several troubled spots,the body acts mostly as agents of anti-state platforms . That judgement may be harsh. In reality, the experience of Nigeria in the hands of the organisation portrays a deliberate attempt at u ...

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