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N/Delta Group Condemns Killing In Rivers, Says Briggs Should Lead Protest

The Niger Delta Youths Coalition (NDYC) on Thursday condemned the dastardly killing in Ohali-Elu town in Rivers State allegedly perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen. The organisation also called on Ms Ankio Briggs to hurriedly lead a protest to condemn the attack. The herdsmen who were in the midst of the indigenes of the town were said to have unleashed terror on the people following clash over grazing land in t ...

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FG Approves Temporary Closure Of Abuja Airport For Runway Rehabilitation

Nigeria  aviation authorities have  informed all airline operators, passengers, airport users and the general public that the Federal Government  has approved the temporary closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. This, according to FAAN  is to enable the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria carry out a major rehabilitation of the runway at the airport. According to the Managing Director of ...

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Good Leadership: What we Lack and What we need, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Yesterday, the Savannah Centre held a policy dialogue on leadership, governance and security challenges facing the country. As usual, it was a very high-powered event with lots of interesting food for thought and above all good proposals on how the country can move in the direction of progressive change. In his opening remarks, the Chairman of the Centre, Professor Ibrahim Gambari started with the observati ...

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$1.6bn Oil Scam: Diezani’s Ally, Omokore Breached Contractual Agreement – NPDC MD

The managing director, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited, NPDC, Yusufu Matashi, on Thursday, March 2, 2017 told Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja that his company allocated 7, 553, 733 barrels of crude oil to Atlantic Energy under a Strategic Alliance Agreement (SAA). He gave this revelation under cross-examination by Lawal Rabana, SAN, representing Jide Omokore w ...

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That Rescue Mission By Dogara’s Wife By Azu Ishiekwene

It should have been a wrap, recession or not. I was nearing the end of a ThisDay print copy on Monday when the advert struck me. It was an announcement that the wife of the Honourable Speaker of the House of Representatives, Gimbiya Yakubu Dogara, would be having a two-day retreat with the wives of all honourable members at the Sheraton, Abuja. Such an important news item ought to be on the front page by me ...

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Police Kill Notorious Kidnap, Robbery Gang Leader, ‘Vampire’

A notorious kidnap gang leader  known has been killed by the police, Force Headquarters said Thursday. According to Force Spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, “The Police Special Forces working under the supervision of the Commissioner of Police, Imo State Police Command swooped on the hideout of Henry Chibueze aka ‘Vampire’ and his gang and engaged them in fierce gun battle that lasted several hours in the early ...

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Colonel Umar Hails Osinbajo’s ‘Trailblazing Actions And High Performance’

  By Danlami Nmodu Former Military Governor of Kaduna State,Colonel Abubakar Umar (rtd) has  hailed what he described as the "trailblazing actions and high performance"   of Nigeria’s Acting President ,Professor  Yemi Osinbajo. In a statement Thursday, Colonel  Umar, who is presently the  Chairman, Movement For Unity And  Progress said “Since taking over, the acting President has embarked on measures w ...

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Ambode Signs Environmental Management, Protection Bill Into Law

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday signed the Environmental Management and Protection Bill into law, expressing optimism that it would go a long way to secure the public health safety of residents most especially children. Governor Ambode, who spoke shortly after signing the Environmental Management and Protection Bill into law at the Lagos House in Ikeja, said that his administration, ...

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Address: Military Commander Slams Amnesty International, Asks Press To ‘Shine Your Eyes’

PRESS CONFERENCE BY THEATRE COMMANDER OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE MARCH 1, 2017 IN MAIDUGURI The gallant troops have continued to consolidate the peace. This brief, therefore, will touch on some of the operations and other related issues. Details are as follows: a. Clearance Operations. Our troops have conducted some clearance operations during the period under review as follows: On 1 Feb 17 at about 0950hrs own ...

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NPDC MD, Matashi Testifies against Omokore

The trial of the embattled Chairman of Atlantic Energy Brass Development Limited and Atlantic Energy Drilling Concept Limited, Jide Omokore, continued today, March 1, 2017 before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC presenting its second prosecution witness, PW2,Yusufu Matashi, Managing Director, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company ...

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AKwe-Doma: Ex-SSG Couldn’t Explain How N15bn was Spent- Witness

Abdulrazaq Salawu, a witness in the  ongoing trial of a former governor of Nasarawa State, Aliyu Akwe-Doma, on Tuesday told Justice Agatha A. Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State that a former Secretary to Nasarawa State Government and second accused in the charge, Timothy Anthony Anjide could not explain how over N15billion  expended under emergency head was spent. Akwe-Doma is ...

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