Magu’s suspension: Mohammed Umar takes over as EFCC boss

Mr Mohammed Umar, the Director of Operations, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been picked to oversee the affairs of the agency in the absence of the suspended chairmain, IbrahimMagu. A top official of the commission disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday. EFCC: Cops who would likely […]

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Alleged illegal sealing: Firm drags Ebonyi govt to court, seeks N500m

By Emmanuel Afonne An indigenous quarry firm operating in Ishiagu, Ebonyi, Crushed Rock has dragged the state government to court over alleged “unlawful sealing of its business premises and quarry” for over five months now. The suit, filed on behalf of the plaintiff’s Company by Mr Mike Ozekhome, SAN, had the Federal Ministry of Mines […]

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Monarch lauds military interventions to tackle banditry in Sokoto

By Habibu Harisu Alhaji Isa Muhammad, the District Head of Sabon Birni in Sokoto State commended the Nigerian military on their onslaughts against bandits in the area. Muhammad gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Sokoto. He noted that the interventions by Nigerian AirForce (NAF) and […]

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7 die in NNPC explosion at Benin River Valve Station

By Edith Ike-Eboh The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reported seven fatalities in an explosion incident which occurred at Gbetiokun, Oil Mining Lease (OML 40), operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), its subsidiary. The corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesman Dr Kennie Obateru, in Abuja on Wednesday. NPDC […]

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Nigerian needs to diversify, reverse over dependence on oil – Economist

By Okeoghene Akubuike Mr Micheal Abah, a Public Affairs and Economic Analyst, says Nigerian needs to diversify and reverse its overdependence on oil, especially with the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. Abah made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Abuja. He said that almost 60 years after independence, Nigeria […]

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CITY GATE MINNA – CHANCHAGA ROAD TO WEAR A NEW LOOK……AS GOVERNOR ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO DIRECTS THE IMMEDIATE MOBILIZATION OF A CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO SITE

In matching words to action, the City Gate Minna – Chanchaga road that has been in bad state for sometimes, is about to wear a new look as Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has directed the State Infrastructure Committee to ensure H&M Company is mobilized to site with immediate effect to carry out […]

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WE WILL SUPPORT COMMUNITY POLICING-ETSU NUPE

Traditional rulers in Niger State have pledged to support the community policing introduced by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammad Adamu, to enhance security of lives and properties in the country. The Etsu Nupe and Chairman Niger state Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar made the pledge at the inauguration of community policing Committees […]

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NIGER OPEN GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIP CONDOLE WITH PLANNING COMMISSION

CONDOLENCE 7TH JULY 2020 The Niger State Open Government Partnership (OGP) have condoled with the State Budget & Planning Commission over the Death of the Permanent Secretary, Usman Musa Dalau who died after a brief illness. The Co-Chair Niger OGP Civil Societies, Samuel Yisa commiserated with the Commission and prayed over the demise of the […]

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EFCC picks director of operations to fill in for suspended acting chairman

Mr Mohammed Umar, the Director of Operations, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been picked to oversee the affairs of the agency in the absence of Ibrahim Magu. A top official of the commission disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday. The source, who asked not to be named, said Umar was chosen […]

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Federal, Lagos governments draw traffic plan towards six months closure of Third Mainland Bridge

Federal and Lagos State Governments on Tuesday announced traffic management plan towards partial closure of the ‘Third Mainland Bridge’ for six months maintenance. At a joint media briefing, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, said that the routine maintenance of the bridge, would be carried out from July 24 to Jan. […]

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