Day: June 13, 2017

The Federal Government said on Tuesday that it is making all necessary arrangements to extradite a former attorney general of the federation and justice minister, Mohammed Adoke, to face charges of fraud. The counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Johnson Ojogbane, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja. The EFCC charged Mr. Adoke […]

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has mandated the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to sanction any DISCO that fails to meet up with its metering commitment. Speaking at the 16th monthly meeting of operators in the electricity industry, at the Ugwuaji 330/132 Kv Transmission Station, Enugu State, Mr Fashola said the Federal […]

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has expressed concern over the deplorable state of access roads to all the ports in Nigeria. However, given the strategic importance of the Lagos ports in the Nigerian economy, the chamber has called for an urgent response by the government to fix the access roads to the […]

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has cleared Mudasiru Hussein to contest the party’s Tuesday’s primaries for the Osun West senatorial district. Mr. Hussein, a former senator, was earlier disqualified by the screening committee on the grounds that he did not resign within the period stipulated in the law. He had […]

Members of Taraba State chapter of Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, clad with arms, Monday, paralyzed commercial activities in the state as they took to the street to protest against the state’s Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranchers Establishment Bill 2017. The breeders, who were heavily armed vowed to breakdown law if the bill […]

The Former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha and the leader of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) Chief Ralph Nwazuruike, ‎ Monday, met in Kaduna to broker peace over the quit notice issued to Igbo to leave the northern region […]

The group financial performance of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation recorded its third consecutive monthly loss in March as the oil firm reported a loss of N33.996bn in the first quarter of this year. According to the latest monthly financial and operations report for March 2017, the NNPC stated that crude oil production also decreased […]

The presidency has again rejected the explanation offered by the National Judicial Council (NJC) for recalling some of the judges investigated for corruption. NJC at the weekend had cited lack of diligent prosecution, fairness, and the need to adhere to the rule of law as reasons for recalling six out of the eight judges who […]

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has signed the 2017 appropriation bill into law. Mr. Osinbajo signed the budget at about 4:40 p.m. on Monday inside his conference room in the presence of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari; Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Ministers and other top […]

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