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MNJTF Receives 15 Tactical Vehicles, 30 Motorbikes

(Press Release) The Headquarters Multinational Joint Task Force (HQ MNJTF) Ndjamena – Chad today Friday 17 February 2017 hosted a delegation of Council of Ministers from Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) and Commissioner for Peace and Security African Union (AU). The delegation was led by The Executive Secretary and Head of Mission LCBC Engr Sanusi Imran Abdullahi. In his welcome remarks, the Deputy Force C ...

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BREAKING: After London Meeting, Saraki Declares Buhari ‘Healthy’

Hours after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari in London, Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki  issued a statement Wednesday where he declared that  ‘Buhari is healthy.’ Saraki said in a statement he signed that “The president I saw today is healthy, witty and himself.” His statement said: “Myself, Rt Honorable Yakubu Dogara and leader of Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan paid a visit to President Buhari in A ...

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Reps Move To Check Petrol Tanker Accidents On Nigerian Roads

Three hundred and six people lost their lives to accidents involving petrol tankers  in 2016, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said. This is in addition to 750 others which left victims with various degrees of injuries, he added, while explaining that this necessitated the urgent  intervention by the House of Representatives to ensure that such incidents are reduced to the ...

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Sokoto Implements Consolidated Salary Structure For Lecturers

Lecturers of tertiary institutions in Sokoto State have commended Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal for fulfilling his promise to implement the new consolidated salary structure whose implementation started last month. Already, academic staff at the state-owned Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic and Shehu Shagari College of Education said they are organizing a special prayer sessions to thank God for seeing to the ...

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Private, Public Sector operators discuss Economic Recovery Plan

The Ministry of Budget and National Planning is in the process of finalizing Nigeria’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (NERGP) 2017 – 2020 development process. The plan is expected to be formally launched by President Muhammadu Buhari within the month. As part of efforts towards carrying the critical sectors along and ensuring successful development of the Plan, a Forum is being organized for representati ...

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Igbo Group To South East Governors: Stop Fighting Each Other

The World Igbo Summit Group has decried the verbal altercation between Governors Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and Willie Obiano of Anambra State, saying that the situation in the South East calls for sobriety and strategic thinking on its challenges rather than internal warfare. The two governors recently exchanged harsh words over joining the All Progressives Congress and performance in office, in statemen ...

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BREAKING: Saraki Accepts Resignation Of Chief of Staff

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has accepted the resignation from office of his Chief of Staff, Senator Isa Galaudu. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said Galaudu first mentioned his decision to step down for personal reasons last November and that they both agreed on his final exit at the end of January. Saraki thanked the outgoing Chief of ...

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CBN: Sale Of FOREX Not Intended To Benefit Individual Or Corporate Body

Nigeria’s apex bank, the CBN has defended its current FOREX policy, insisting it is not meant to benefit any individual or corporate body. Ag. Director, Corporate Communications, Isaac Okorafor, said in a statement Sunday that “the sale of FOREX under the new policy is most transparent and it is not intended to benefit any individual or corporate body in anyway.” The statement said, “Following media reports ...

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Group Drags Industrial Court To EFCC Over Reinstatement Of Alleged Corrupt INEC Staff

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), which is a coalition of over 150 anti-corruption organization, has questioned the rationale behind the reinstatement of an indicted staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), Mr. Akojom, by the National Industrial Court. In a petition forwarded to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and signed by CSNAC's national chairm ...

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LIE: Fulani Herdsmen Did Not Kill Our Students In Southern Kaduna – College

The Kaduna State College of Education, Gidan Waya has described as unfounded a report going round the media especially the social media that five students of the College were ambushed and killed by Fulani Herdsmen on their way to the College along Kagoro-Gidan Waya road in Southern Kaduna  on Sunday, 22nd January, 2017. A statement signed by Ag. Registrar , Samuel M.B. Tukurah said “The College wishes to ca ...

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Petitioner Claims Sowore Violated Truce Brokered By Dr Abayomi, Commences Legal Process

Solicitors to Lekan Fatodu who filed a petition against Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters have sensationally  claimed that Sowore  violated  a truce mediated by a renowned lawyer and activist, Dr Tunji Abayomi. It could be recalled that Sowore was arrested recently in Lagos based on Fatodu’s petition to the Police. Osuagwu  Ugochukwu, one if Fatodu’s lawyers said in a statement Wednesday “Omoyel ...

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Ex Niger Delta Agitators Back Buhari’s Administration,Vow To Expose Pipeline Vandals

(Press Release)The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brigadier General Paul Boroh(Rtd), yesterday held an emergency meeting with the leaders of Ex-Agitators, captured under the Niger Delta Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), in Benin City the capital of Edo State. The meeting which had the sole focus of fostering peace and stability in t ...

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