Buhari ends four-year tenure without constituting boards of these 10 agencies

In less than 24 hours, President Muhammadu Buhari will finish his first term and thanks to his re-election, he will begin another four-year term. While his administration had paid some attention to the economy through the national economic council headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, there is still a number of things to be done. Two […]

Court frees AVM Oguntoyinbo of N166m bribery case

An FCT High Court, Apo on Tuesday discharged and acquitted AVM Tade Oguntoyinbo of N166 million bribe charge. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), charged Oguntoyinbo, with one count of bribery to the tune of N166 million. The anti-graft agency alleged that  Oguntoyinbo , while being the Chief of Training and Operations of the Nigerian […]

Bayelsa rakes in N1.15bn from internal revenue in April

By Nathan Nwakamma The Bayelsa Government said it generated N1.15 billion  from internal sources in April 2019. Deputy Gov. John Jonah, stated this on Tuesday in Yenagoa, at the monthly income and expenditure breakdown. He said that the state got N12.69 billion in April as gross income from the federation account. According to him, the […]

U.S. Supreme Court sidesteps abortion case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld part of an unusual Indiana abortion law that requires clinics to bury or cremate the remains of a fetus. The justices in a short opinion said the law did not violate a woman’s right to choose abortion.However, the court, in doing so, sidestepped a much larger issue. It […]

How neglect, mismanagement let to poverty, insecurity – Buhari

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has attributed the current poverty and insecurity being experienced across the country to decades of neglect and resource mismanagement by past administrations. The president stated this when he received the board of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, led by the Group Chairman, Mr Emmanuel Ikazoboh at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on […]

Speakership tussle: Suit challenging Gbajabiamila’s eligibility withdrawn

The plaintiff in the suit filed against the eligibility of Femi Gbajabiamila, to contest for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly has withdrawn the suit.The plaintiff, Philip Undie, in a letter titled, “Authorization To File My Withdrawal From Suit Number: FHC/ABJ/CS/539/2019”, said he honourably discontinue the […]

Bantex bows out as Kaduna State deputy governor

By Philip Yatai The outgoing Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Mr Barnabas Bantex, on Tuesday, described Gov. Nasir El-Rufai as a man of empathy who has taken the state to greater heights. Bantex stated this in Kaduna during a lecture with the theme, “Taking Kaduna from Good to Great: The Challenge of Personal Example”, organised […]

Niger Govt. approves N530m for construction of Teachers Professional Institutes

By Rita Iliya The Niger Government has approved N530 million for the establishment of Teachers Professional Development Institutes in two zones of the state. Hajiya Fatima Madugu, the state’s Commissioner for Education, made the disclosure at a news conference on the outcome of the valedictory session of the state’s Executive Council Session in Minna on […]

Another female justice set to join presidential tribunal

The President of the Court of Appeal (PCA), Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has indicated that a female senior judge will be drafted to preside over the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. Justice Bulkachuwa dropped the hint on Wednesday shortly after stepping down as the head following pressure from the PDP and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to recuse […]