Leaked Audio Exposes Amnesty Boss Dokubo’s Plans To ‘Steal’ N4.88bn

An audio released by Ilem-Iyam, Director of Finance and Administration, Presidential Amnesty Programme, on Monday, has revealed plans by the Cordinator of the programme, Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo, to cash out N4.8 billion before President Muhammadu Buhari reshuffles his cabinet in May. According to Ilem-Iyam, Dokubo, in conjunction with Musa Johnson Odiniya, Director Procurement; Ubi […]

Workers’ day: FG declares May 1 public holiday

The federal government has declared Wednesday, May 1, as public holiday to celebrate the 2019 workers’ day. Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulated Nigerian workers on their commitment and sacrifice towards building a greater Nigeria. Dambazau disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday in […]

JUDGE’S ABSENCE STALLS BAUCHI GOV-ELECT, BALA MOHAMMED’S ARRAIGNMENT

The absence of Justice Yusuf Haliru of an FCT High Court on Monday stalled the arraignment of the governor-elect of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed. Mohammed, who was elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, was scheduled to be arraigned on a fresh six counts, bordering on false declaration of assets and giving false […]

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Super Eagles tipped for AFCON glory

By Olanrewaju Akojede The organiser of Nigeria Pitch Awards, Shina Phillips has joined other optimists, tipping the Super Eagles to lift the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Phillips gave the hope in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) while speaking on the chances of the Gernot Rohr-tutored team in Africa’s […]

In North East, EFCC gets 81 petitions, convicts 37

By Peter Uwumarogie The North East zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Gombe said it received 81 petitions in the first quarter of 2019 (January to March). Head of Operations in the zone, Mr Michael Wetkas, disclosed this on Monday while briefing newsmen on activities of the commission in 2019 […]

IMF: No more lending to Sudan – Official

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) continues to provide Sudan with technical assistance and policy support, but it cannot offer additional financing because of the country’s arrears, a senior IMF official said. Sudan’s Transitional Military Council is in talks with opposition groups on the formation of a joint body to lead a transition from 30 years […]

NEMA to review national contingency plan on disaster

By Salisu Sani-Idris The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is collaborating with stakeholders to review the National Contingency Plan (NCP) to reposition the country against the impact of disasters. The Director-General of NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Maihaja, made the disclosure at a two-day Experts Technical Workshop on Disasters Risk Management Implication of NiMET’s 2019 Seasonal Rainfall […]

Gov.Yari predicts recession in 2020

Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has warned  that Nigeria could be heading into another round of recession. He made statement at the the opening ceremony of the induction programme for newly-elected and returning governors put together by NGF Secretariat, at the State House Conference Center, Abuja. Yari […]