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Osinbajo Congratulates New President Of Somalia

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN,  has congratulated Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo on his election as President of the Federal Republic of Somalia. Prof. Osinbajo also congratulated the people of Somalia on the successful conclusion of their electoral process, which is an important step in consolidating democracy and fully restoring law and order in the country. According to a statement by his Spokesman Lao ...

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SERAP to FG: Implement Corruption Report on YABATECH, Recall Whistle-blowers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to ensure the immediate, unconditional and full reinstatement of all the eight members of staff of the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos (YABATECH) who were sacked as a result of their whistle-blowing activities.” The org ...

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NOUN Student Population Hits 254,000

(PRNigeria) The registered active student population of the National Open University of Nigeria(NOUN) has hit Two hundred and fifty four thousand(254,000), Vice- Chancellor, Professor Abdalla Adamu disclosed this to the Economic Confidential in Abuja. The number, according to the Vice- Chancellor, is distributed across the 77 study centres scattered all over the country touching all the states, local govern ...

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Return of Citizenship, By Issa Aremu

"No fundamental social change occurs merely because government acts. It's because civil society, the conscience of a country, begins to rise up and demand - demand - demand change". Joe Biden Having voted massively for the current government two years ago without the much expected changes for a better life, last week, Nigeria Labour Congress [NLC] and Trade Union Congress (TUC) led mass protests in Abuja, L ...

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9 Arrested For Vandalizing Kaduna Electric, NDPHC Equipment

Nine persons have been arrested for alleged vandalism of power supply infrastructure in Saminaka Local Government of Kaduna State. The Head, Corporate Communications of Kaduna Electric, Abdulazeez Abdullahi stated this in a statement issued in Kaduna at the weekend. He disclosed that “the nine suspected vandals and their four motor vehicles were recently apprehended by the police in Saminaka while perpetrat ...

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Lagos Takes Advocacy Against Domestic, Sexual Violence To Army Officers

In furtherance of its resolve to rid domestic violence, rape, sexual violence, child abuse, maltreatment and neglect out of the State, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), at the weekend embarked on an engagement initiative with officers of the Army. The engagement session which held from Tuesday, February 7 to Thursday 9, 2017 featured officers at 9 Division, Nigerian Army He ...

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NNPC Subsidiary Explains Shortfall In Gas For Power Generation

The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, an upstream subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has explained the gap in its supply of gas for power generation. In a presentation to the House Committee on Local Content, Managing Director of the Company, Mr. Yusuf Matashi, noted that the pulverization of the Forcados trunk line by militants in 2016 gravely impacted gas producti ...

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GOC Urges Stakeholders To End Communal Clashes Between Akwa Ibom, Cross Rivers States

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division Nigerian Army (NA), Major General Adamu Baba Abubakar, was in the early hours of today, Sunday 12 February 2017, undertook a visit to sites of yet another communal crisis, between Oku Iboko community of Itu Local Govt Area of Akwa Ibom State and Ikot Effiong neighbourhood in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State. The visit to the scene was aime ...

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Shea Nut: Niger Set To Regain Global Rating

Niger state government is set to re-invigorate its Shea butter global rating and re-position the industry in the state for local and international market. The state Commissioner of Commerce and Investment, Hajiya Ramatu Mohammed Yar'Adua disclosed this at the weekend to news men in Minna, the state capital. Yar'Adua said that for the actualisation of this, the State government is to partner with American Sh ...

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Nigeria Recovers US$151m, N8b Looted Funds Through Whistle-Blowers

The Federal Government's Whistle-blower policy has started yielding fruit as it has so far led to the recovery of US$151 million and 8 billion Naira in looted funds, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday, the Minister said the looted funds, which do not include the $9.2 million in cash allegedly owned by a former Group Managing Director ...

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How Bird Strike Hit Qatar Airways At Lagos Airport –NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has cleared  the air on the reported incident concerning Qatar Airways in Lagos Nigeria A statement by GM, Public Relations, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). Sam Adurogboye said  on 9th February, 2017, Qatar Airways Airbus A330 with Registration no.A7 – AED, Flight no.1408 scheduled operation from Lagos – Doha received a push back to take off from the Mu ...

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Chelsea Coach, Conte Describes Cesc Fabregas As ‘Genius’

(ESPNFC.COM) Antonio Conte has said that elite football will always have a place for a "genius" like Cesc Fabregas despite the increasing physical and athletic demands being placed upon modern players. In an interview with ChelseaTV earlier this week Fabregas said that "every day you see less talent and more power and players running around" in football, and argued that "it's more difficult for the more tal ...

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