Category: News

Lagos LG Poll: Group Threatens Legal Action Against LASIEC

BY Emeka Okorie. United Foundation for Survival and Sustainability, a pro-democracy group, has implored the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) not to conduct elections into the 37 additionally created local government councils on April 21 to July 22, 2021. In a statement signed by its chairman, Otunba Ahmed Adekunle, the group warned that “any […]

President Buhari Re-appoints Heads of NCAC, NTDC, NFVCB

Muhammadu Buhari, President, Federal Republic of Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Segun Runsewe as Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), for another term of four years. Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, confirmed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday. He said the […]

CBN Issues Security Alert to Its Staff

Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued a security advisory entailing guidelines on how to protect themselves and their families following a letter to the staff by the Security Services Department. The letter with the subject ‘Security Advisory’ written for the CBN staff, dated April 28, 2021 was from the Director […]

Senate Summons: Group Defends Minister, AGF

By Paschal Emeka Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Honorable Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Following the Senate Committee on Public Account’s Summons inviting the Minister of Finance Mrs Zainab Ahmed and the Accountant General of the Federation, AGF, Mr Ahmed Idris, over what they described as secret withdrawal of N7.5billion from Account of the National […]

CSO Commends Audi’s Effort at Repositioning NSCDC For Effective Service Delivery, Professionalism

By Paschal Emeka (Abuja) Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi, mni, Commandant-General, NSCDC A civil society group, the Coalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Good Governance in Nigeria (COCMEGG) has commended and applauded the recent gigantic strides and decisions taken by the present Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Dr Ahmed Abubakar […]

EFCC Arrests Ex-Zamfara Governor, Abdulaziz Yari

By Paschal Emeka (Abuja) Former Zamfara State Governor, Yari The former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has been arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), over alleged illegal financial dealings and misappropriation of funds. Yari, who was arrested on Tuesday by operatives of the anti-graft agency, was taken to the […]

PH Refinery Rehabilitation Contract: IPMAN Lauds Buhari, Minister, NNPC GMD.

By Ochai Monday Engr Sanusi Abdul-Fari, National President, IPMAN Following the signing of Engineering Procurement and Construction EPC contract for rehabilitation of portharcourt refinery, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of state for petroleum Chief Timipre Sylva and the Group Managing Director GMD of Nigerian National […]

AGF ASSURES OF TIMELY PRODUCTION OF FINANCIAL REPORTS

By Reuben Nwankwo AGF Ahmed Idris fcna and Ag. Executive Secretary Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria Mr ifeanyi Anyahara during a courtesy visit to the Treasury house, Abuja The Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris FCNA has reiterated the resolve of the Federal Treasury to sustain the timely production of the Federal Government’s general […]

IPMAN Lauds Alkali’s Appointment as New IGP

By Monday Ochai Engr Sanusi Abdul-Fari, National President, IPMAN The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN has hailed the appointment of DIG Usman Alkali Baba as new Inspector General of Police describing him as most experience and ranking police for the position of inspector general of police In a press statement released by the […]