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Bank Debtors: I Do Not Owe Any Bank A Kobo – Idika Kalu

  Dr. Kalu Idika Kalu, former minister of Finance, has dismissed the inclusion of his name on a list of “chronic bank debtors.” Kalu said he ceased being the non-executive chairman of the owing firm, BGL three years ago, “by a decision of its board in my absence.” In a …

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Behold New Perm Secs For Lagos

Photos from the swearing in of new permanent secretaries for Lagos state.

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Boko Haram: US Vows To Crush Insurgency – Visiting Lawmakers

  The United States has condemned the activities of Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria vowing to crush the terrorist group; it says it is determined to find and deal with the insurgents wherever they may be. The activities of Boko Haram were described as lacking human dignity and sympathy, as …

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N2bn Fraud: EFCC Quizzes Yar’Adua’s Daughter

  Operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have quizzed the daughter of the late President Umaru Yar’Adua, Mrs Zainab Dakingari, wife of former Kebbi State governor. The commission had invited Dakingari over her alleged involvement in the Kebbi State fraud of N2 billion. Mrs Dakingari was said to …

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ERA, stakeholders tell Buhari to implement UNEP report on Ogoniland

The Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/ FoEN has urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to follow the path of the administration of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan by implementing the recommendations of the United Nation Environmental Programme, UNEP report on Ogniland presented to the Federal Government in 2011. ERA/FoEN …

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Senate Standing Rules Forgery: Court, Police Disagree

  By Patrick Aigbokhan The report of police investigations into the alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Orders 2015 may suffer a setback as Justice Gabriel Kolawole of a Federal High Court in Abuja has threatened that the report will be annulled. The situation has reportedly set the police and …

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Senate Confirms Service Chiefs

  The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the five Service Chiefs after four hours of grilling in a closed session with the lawmakers. Appointed on July 13 by President Muhammadu Buhari, the service chiefs are Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin, Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General T.Y. Buratai, Chief of Army Staff, Rear-Admiral …

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Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu Is New Boss Of NNPC, Umaru Garba Danbatta Heads NCC

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Dr. Kachikwu, who was Executive Vice Chairman and General Counsel of Exxon-Mobil (Africa), is to take over from Dr. Joseph Thlama Dawha. Simultaneously, President Buhari has appointed Professor Umaru …

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UNEP Report: ERA/FoEN, Others Urge Buhari to Tackle Oil Pollution in Niger Delta

On the occasion of the fourth year commemoration of the release of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Assessment of Ogoniland on 4 August 2015, the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) and other groups have called on the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the myriads …

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Oritsejafor, CAN, PFN Leaders Meet In Warri

Leaders of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) have held a closed door meeting aimed at repositioning the church in Nigeria under the current political dispensation in the county. Present at the meeting were CAN President, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, his PFN counterpart, Dr. Felix Omobude, …

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