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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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Saraki Declared Assets, CCB Affirms

The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki continued yesterday at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) with the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) admitting that Saraki did declare his assets and those of his family members. The third prosecution witness and a staff of CCB, Mr. Samuel Madojemu, also admitted before the tribunal during cross-examination that Saraki equally declared the assets of his wife, Mrs. Toyi ...

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Stephanie Otobo: Mother Opens Up, Says I’ve Not Met Apostle Suleman

Mother of controversial ex-stripper, Stephanie Otobo, on Thursday in Sapele, Delta State, opened a fresh controversy and revealed that she has not seen her daughter in the last three years. She was reacting to allegations by her daughter that the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, promised to marry her but failed even after the introduction. According to her, she h ...

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Lagos State University Holds 60th Inaugural Lecture

The Lagos State University is set to hold its 60th Inaugural Lecture on Tuesday March 28, 2017. The lecture which will be delivered by the newly  elected Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof Elias Wahab is titled: Of Growing Old and Dying Well: A Gerontologist at Work. Prof. Wahab, a Professor of Sociology, is an accomplished scholar who has authored many scholarly essays. He was a recipient of Ford Found ...

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SHOCKER: Another DSS Memo Against Magu Leaks – See Excerpts

By Danlami Nmodu A  memo written by the Department of State Service,DSS  to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice against  Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of Economic and financial Crimes Commission,EFCC has leaked to the media. The latest memo merely provided the AGF with  document and further   evidence on the report the DSS had earlier  submitted to the Presidency on Magu. Excerpts ...

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We Didn’t Endorse Magu – Transparency International

Transparency International,TI, has denied reports that it has endorsed Mr Ibrahim Magu, Nigeria’s acting chairman of  the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The organization said its invitation extended to Magu  and others  to speak at an international conference “does not represent an endorsement by TI-UK.” TI said “in light of reports in Nigerian press, TI-UK would like to clarify the followi ...

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Police Arraign 3 Suspects In Court Over Energy Theft

The Police have arraigned three middle-aged men, Mr. Yarfado Mohammed, Mr. Adewale Joshua, and Mr. Kayode Babatunde before an Area Court sitting in Karshi, Abuja Municipal Area Council for allegedly consuming electricity worth 4,040 kilowatts valued at N108,952.80  illegally, an offence contrary to Section 286 (2) of the Penal Code. Presenting the case before the presiding Judge, Justice Aliyu Ibrahim, the ...

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Dogara’s House ‘Very Supportive’ Of Buhari’s Govt, APC – Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, has commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara for his unflinching support and loyalty to the APC-led Federal government. Chief Oyegun made the commendation Thursday evening when he led members of the party’s National Working Committee on a “thank you” visit to the Speaker and members of the APC c ...

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FOREX: Dealers Fear Further Dollar Crash As CBN offers $100m

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday, March 23, 2017 offered the sum of $100 million to meet the requests of wholesale customers, out of which $91 million was taken, indicating greater apprehension among dealers who anticipate a further crash of the dollar in the FOREX market. Confirming the offer, the Acting Director of Corporate Communications at the CBN, Isaac Okorafor, disclosed that the dealer ...

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I Never Threatened to Shut Down Govt – Senator Sabi Abdullahi

Spokesman of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, has described as mischievous, fabricated and outright falsehood, the story circulating on some online media that he threatened that the Senate would shut down the Federal Government. "My attention has been drawn to a fabricated report on some online media in which I was said to have spoken on behalf of Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and th ...

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