N1bn Debt: AMCON Takes Over Ex Mininster, Ademola Seriki’s Assets

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has taken over two properties belonging to Ademola Seriki, in Lagos and Abuja, over an outstanding indebtedness of nearly N1bn. This is sequel to the order of Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor of a Federal High Court in Lagos. The case between AMCON and Seriki, who was a former Minister […]

The El-Rufai 2023 Prophesy: Between Mortal Fury And Vision, By Mohammed Yakubu

Even before the second term of the APC government attains full-throttle in serious governance activities –the nation is already being threatened by a familiar bug. This time , the actors and their proxies  are  desperate and  poised to drag the nation   into an  entertainment chamber   with slices of exaggerated spectacle  of the shape of things […]

Senate to investigate NEMA over ‘selective’ disaster response

The Senate has directed its Committees on Special Duties, Ecology and Climate Change and Environment to investigate the effectiveness of the National Emergency Management Agency over disaster response in 2019. This was even as the chamber directed the NEMA to immediately implement a response programme for the flood disaster that affected various communities in Demsa, […]

Senate Probes Gencos, Discos over unsteady power supply

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Power to investigate the activities of power generating and distribution companies with a view to unraveling the cause of unsteady power supply in Nigeria. The investigating committee has four weeks to submit its report to the Senate for consideration. The decision by the upper chamber to probe power […]

Dasuki Never Wished to be Kept in DSS Custody … Lawyer Debunks DSS Claim

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Mr Ahmed Raji has clarified that the detained former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has never wished or prayed that he be kept in the detention camp of the Department of State Security (DSS) for whatever reason. The senior lawyer disclosed that contrary to the […]

REPORTAGE: BUDGET & PLANNING COMMISSIONER ATTENDED UNICEF 2019 END OF YEAR REVIEW AND PLANNING MEETING …….. URGED FOR PRIORITIZATION OF PROJECTS & POLICIES

The Honorable Commissioner, Niger State Ministry of Budget and Planning, Honorable Mamman Musa attended the United Nations Children Education Fund UNICEF 2019 field review and planning meeting as part of it evaluation exercise. Honorable Mamman Musa in company of his Permanent Secretary emphasized the need for the fund to prioritize its projects and programs in […]

Federal Poly Lecturers In Niger Embark On Strike

Lecturers at the Federal Polytechnic Bida on Monday embark on an indefinite strike over allegations of lingering salary shortfall, non-payment of allowances, and secret recruitment of over 141 new staff, among others. This was made known in an open letter addressed to the Accountant General of the Federation signed by Chairman of the Academic Staff […]