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CONCERNS AS $4.3B NLNG TRAIN 7 SUFFERS 8 MONTHS DELAY FROM TAKE OFF

           Mr Tony Attah, MD of NLNG By Paschal Emeka There is heightening economic concern as Train 7 of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) suffers eight months delay from take-off after the signing of the front end engineering design. But  NLNG says the projections are still on track The NLNG Train 7 expansion project […]

CONTROVERSY SURROUNDS N42 BILLION CONTRACTS SCAM IN REA

The Acting Managing Director of Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Mohammed Wasaram, yesterday, debunked allegation that the agency’s N42 billion electrification contracts in nine federal universities, were fraudulently awarded. Wasaram told the House of Representatives’ Joint Committee investigating the allegation that the contracts were awarded after approvals by both the Federal Executive Council (FEC) and the […]

WHY LAGOS DOES NOT BELONG TO YORUBAS – OBA AKIOLU

          Oba Rilwan Akiolu, the Oba of Lagos The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has claimed that Lagos State is not part of Yoruba land. Akiolu’s statement is coming barely a week after he publicly humiliated the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi at an event. In a statement from Akiolu’s palace, the monarch […]

Alao-Akala Denies N6 billion Bribe Allegation as Group pledges Solidarity

               Chief Alao-Akala Contrary to news that the former governor of Oyo State and governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, in the forthcoming governorship election, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala has collected a N6 billion bribe from the APC chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinibu to deliver block votes from Ogbomoso axis to the ruling All […]

Successful Election: CSO Commends NYSC DG

By Paschal Emeka         DG of NYSC, Brig. Gen. Sule Zakari Kazaure Following the massive deployment of resourceful National Youth Service Corps, NYSC members as ad-hoc staff in the recently concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections, a civil society organization, Media Practitioners for Development, MPD, has commended the Director General of NYSC, Brig. Gen. Sule […]

FCT UBEB Director Receives Award of Excellence

Dr Adamu Jatau Noma, Director, FCT UBEB By Isa Ismaila The Director, Federal Capital Territory Universal Basic Education Board,  UBEB, Dr Adamu Jatau Noma was last Thursday presented with  Instant Africa Magazine’s Award of Excellence in Service delivery. The Award, which was in recognition of what the magazine referred to as his outstanding commitment to […]

Atiku to Challenge the Result of the Election in Court

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has declared his intention to challenge the result of last Saturday’s presidential election in court. Atiku was the major rival candidate of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC had announced Buhari as winner of the election […]

Atiku Is Destined Never To Be President, Says Oshiomhole

Following the outcome of the presidential election, the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole has described the Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar as political rolling stone who cannot be the President despite his obvious desperation. He stated this on Thursday in Abuja during a press conference to react […]