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EiE Nigeria : ‘I Stand With Nigeria’ Peaceful Protest March

Press Release Since the idea of a nationwide march was first mentioned, the need for urgent solutions to the challenges facing Nigerians has become very clear. The people have hoped for a better Nigeria since 1999 but things are not getting any better for the majority.  We are still where we are – poor and desperate. I will be no longer be quiet. I want to thank EiE, The 2face Foundation, numerous colleague ...

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‘Fleeing’ Boko Haram Kills 3 Soldiers, Injures 5, Abandons Fighting Vehicle,Others

(Press Release) Troops of 25 Task Force Brigade, 7 Division Nigerian Army on Operation Lafiya Dole during clearance operation at Dulsa and Buk, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State, Wednesday had an encounter with fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in which they recovered Armoured Fighting vehicle, trucks, arms and ammunition. Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman said in ...

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Dasuki: FG’s Request For Secret Trial Satanic, Undemocratic – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governor’ Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the Federal Government’s attempt to secretly try the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki, by using mask-wearing prosecution witnesses as satanic and mockery of democracy, saying;  “It is becoming obvious that the All Progressives Congress (APVC) federal government ha ...

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Sokoto Govt, Oil Marketers Reach Deal On Fuel Supply

Sokoto State and Independent Petroleum Marketers (IPMAN) have reached a deal that both parties said will ensure availability and affordability of petroleum products in all parts of the state. The government had threatened to revoke the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of any sales outlet hoarding petroleum products, a situation that has thrown parts of the state into artificial scarcity for over two weeks ...

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FG To Dissolve Governing Councils Of Universities

By Tina George - Minna The Federal government has concluded plans to dissolve all governing councils of federal government owned universities. Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed made this disclosure during the 26th convocation ceremony of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, on Wednesday . He said that all parastatals under the Ministr ...

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Blaming Darius For Lau Crisis Unfair –Associates

An amalgamation of stakeholders from Northern Taraba state has said it is unfair and wicked to blame Governor Darius Ishaku for any crisis in any part of the state, especially the current crisis at Lau. They stressed that there was no time the governor made any inciting comments that could have possibly led to any breakdown of law and order in the state. Some online commentators have been saying the crisis ...

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Kaduna Electric Confirms Staff Appointment

The Management of Kaduna Electric Distribution Company has confirmed the appointments of employees who have demonstrated commitment, loyalty and expertise on their assigned responsibilities. About 90% of the company's workforce were confirmed while some were  put on a six months probationary period within which it is expected their performance would have improved to earn them confirmation. Those staff whose ...

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Nigeria’s Acting President Sets Up Task Force To Beat Down Food Prices

Moved by the need to enhance affordability of food prices across country, the Buhari administration has constituted a Presidential Task Force to urgently consider measures that would ensure a steady flow of produce to the market and reverse recent price increases. Giving the directive Wednesday  at the Federal Executive Council meeting, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, expressed concern at some of the i ...

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Nigeria: Military Court Jails Soldier For Manslaughter In Maiduguri

(Press Release) The General Court Martial (GCM) of 7 Division sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State has sentenced a serving soldier to seven (7) years imprisonment for manslaughter for shooting and killing one Mr. Umar Alkali within the popular Monday Market in Maiduguri metropolis on 23 December 2015. The soldier (name withheld) was found guilty of manslaughter punishable under Section (105) of the Armed Force ...

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Nigeria-Niger Crude Oil Pipeline, Refining Plan Excites Oyegun

(Press Release)The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on Wednesday welcomed ongoing bilateral discussions between Nigeria and the Republic of Niger which will result in piping crude oil from the Republic of Niger for refining at the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC). This followed a courtesy visit on the APC National Chairman by the Republic of ...

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Ex-Minister’s Son Docked, Remanded in Kuje Prison

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 arraigned Shamsudeen Bala, son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on a 15-count charge of money laundering to the tune of N1.2 billion. Bala is being charged along with four companies – Bird Trust Agro Allied Limited, Inte ...

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EFCC Arraigns Former MTN Staff for Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday 1 February, 2016 arraigned one Prince Spencer Adikibi, before Justice   U.N Agomoh of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt on a 2-count charge bordering on forgery. The complainant, MTN Nigeria Communications Limited alleged that sometime in 2008 the defendant, a former Based Transceiver Station (BTS) land acquisition officer for M ...

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