Osinbajo, Gowon, Shonekan, others grace Villa Christmas Concert

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State Yakubu Gowon and ex Head of the Interim National Government, Ernest Shonekan, were among dignitaries who graced the 2017 Christmas Praise Concert on Thursday in Abuja. The event, which took place at the State House Conference Centre, was organised by the Presidency to honour God for the […]

Buhari’s cows faring better than Nigerians — Governor’s aide

An aide to the Akwa Ibom governor has accused Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari of abandoning the people to economic hardship and fuel crisis, while according more care to his cows. Filling stations across Akwa Ibom, for instance, now sell fuel at N170 against the government approved price of N145. Governor Udom Emmanuel’s media aide, Essien […]

PDP and the long walk to trouble

Let’s first admit the complexity and the difficulty involved in actually describing what historically constitutes the party PDP or what group of people can be seen to constitute PDP and over what time. This complexity is more so when we continue dwelling on the assumption that PDP was responsible for destroying this country in the […]

EXCLUSIVE: Auditor-general reveals source of $43m Ikoyi cash

The huge sum of money found at a residence in Ikoyi, Lagos state, was taken from Nigeria’s joint venture (JV) cash call account at the American bank, JP Morgan Chase, according to the report of the auditor-general of the federation seen by TheCable. NNPC currently runs six JVs — with Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria […]

Tension as union demands N50,000 welfare package for staff

There is an uneasy calm at the Ministry of Interior over request by the workers union for payment of N50,000 to each worker as ‘end of year’ welfare package. The Joint Union Negotiating Council branch of the Ministry of Interior in a letter dated November 23, 2017 made the demand to the Minister of Interior, […]

Director forfeits 86 cars, landed properties

A director in the federal civil service has temporarily forfeited 86 vehicles, four houses and other properties. The order of forfeiture was granted by an FCT High Court, Apo. The case was adjourned to March 6, 2018. Detectives alleged that Ibrahim Musa Tumsah, a director of Finance and Accounts in the Federal Ministry of Power, […]

Aladja community declares war against cultists in Delta

Aladja community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State today declared war against cultists and their groups with a threat to deal decisively with anyone caught in the unholy and criminal act within Aladja soil. The community made the declaration at an internal-security meeting which held at the community’s town hall today. President of […]