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PDP: Jonathan Backs Dickson C’ttee, Endorses Political Solution

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday threw his weight behind the Governor Seriake Dickson-led Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to him, a political solution remains the best option to tackling the ongoing crisis in the PDP. The former president  who received the governor and members of his committee in his country home at Otuoke, Ogbia local govern ...

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Lagos ‘Magic’ As Ambode Makes U-Turn, Hails Fashola

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), presenting an Eyo plaque to the Minister of Works, Power & Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola during the Minister’s courtesy visit to the Governor at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday lauded his predecessor in office and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola for ...

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Senegal’s Macky Sall Lauds President Buhari On The Gambia

President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration of democracy in the West African country. Former President Yahya Jammeh had baulked at handing over power to Adama Barrow, winner of an election held last December, but ECOWAS leaders, under the inspiration of President Buhari, insisted Jammeh must quit at the expira ...

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Nyako: How N1.2bn Was Diverted to Private Companies -Witness

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 24, 2017 through its seventh witness, presented documents to show the transfer of about N1,384,525,000 diverted from the Adamawa State government, during the tenure of Murtala Nyako, to the account of Crust Energy Limited. Nyako, a former governor of the state is facing a 37-count charge along with his son and serving senator, Abdulaziz, Abubakar ...

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Employment Of Nigerian Youths: Why Government Should Reposition NIPOST

By  Emeka Oraetoka The idea that the advent of Internet Communication Technology (CT) has rendered the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) irrelevant in information dissemination and related functions; had since collapsed in the face of strong evidence to the contrary.  Rather, facts have shown that Global System Mobile (GSM) and Internet are just complements to NIPOST in discharging its functions of informati ...

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EFCC: Senate Has Been Vindicated On Magu’s Case, Says Sabi Abdullahi

Spokesman of the Senate, Dr. Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi has stated that the leaked report of the Directorate of State Security (DSS) sent to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, on the integrity of Mr. Ibrahim Magu has vindicated the decision of the legislative chamber to reject his nomination as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a statement he ...

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PDP Crisis Not Resolved Yet – Makarfi’s Faction

The Ahmed Makarfi faction of Peoples Democratic Party ,PDP has issued a stunning statement debunking reported resolution of the crisis within the party. A statement by Prince Dayo Adeyeye ,Spokesman  the faction titled: “Re: Signing of Ceasefire Agreement…We Are Yet To Reach A Political Solution – PDP” said Friday, “The attention of the National Caretaker Committee led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi, CON, has bee ...

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Suicide: Police Stop Another Woman From Jumping Into Lagoon

Shortly after the report of Mrs. Abigael Ogunyinka who was rescued by fishermen in Lagos Lagoon early Friday morning, another woman was today prevented at about 11:25 a.m from leaping into the Lagoon by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos state Police Command. The lady, Taiwo Momoh, 58, a textile dealer in Lagos Island, had put off her shoes and was wrapping her dress around her when men ...

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PDP: Dickson’s C’ttee Meets Ciroma, David Mark

The Governor of Bayelsa State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Peace and Reconciliation Committee, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Friday held high level discussions with one of the founding fathers of the party, Mallam Adamu Ciroma. The governor had earlier, as part of his peace shuttle, conferred with former Senate President, David Mark, in Abuja informing him that the visit was part of his en ...

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Buhari Lauds Britain’s Support In Degrading Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation  to the British Government "for the very effective materials and logistical support to Nigeria" in the fight against Boko Haram. According to the President, in spite of "isolated attacks against soft targets," the British assistance helped in flushing "Boko Haram out of their hide-out base and severely degraded their capacity to mount a serious attack on ...

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National Arts Theatre’ll Be Ready For AMAA 2017- Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said his administration has concluded plans to begin a total revamping of the National Arts Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos by next month in time for the 2017 Africa Movies Academic Awards (AMAA) ceremony holding in the State later in the year. Governor Ambode, who spoke when he played host to officials of AMAA led by its President, Mrs. Peace Anyiam-Osigwe at ...

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NIS Unveils Liberalised Visa On Arrival Application Platform

(Press Release) In furtherance of Federal Government’s Economic policy on creation of a conducive environment to attract foreign high net worth investors and professionals into the economy, Nigeria Immigration Service announce the introduction of liberalised online Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility to the general public especially the Business Community. The VoA application and processing facility is a product ...

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