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Osinbajo, Zimbabwean, Cameroonian Presidents Laud Dangote For Entrepreneural Innovations

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria, has commended Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President of Dagote Group, on his investment in several African countries, saying the Federal Government is proud of the African business mogul and entrepreneur. Osinbajo made the commendation while speaking at the inauguration of the Dangote Group’s Zambian …

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Trial Of NNPC Looters To Begin Soon- Buhari

The Federal Government will soon begin the trial of the looters of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) revenue under past administration. President Buhari made this known on Sunday at a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the ongoing 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York, United …

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Wabba Denies Requesting for Saraki Resignation.

The Nigeria Labour Congress President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba has denied the story attributed to the labour congress on the calling of the resignation of the senate President, Dr, Bukola Sraraki of his trial by the Conduct of Conduct Tribunal over false asset declaration. According to the statement released in Abuja, …

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Bunkering: Army Arrests 2, Seizes 2.3m Litres Of Stolen Diesel In Rivers

A gang of two illegal bunkers has been arrested by Troops of Operation Pulo Shield of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, recovering 2.3 million litres of allegedly stolen diesel worth N3.45 million from their bunker site in Rivers. Maj.-Gen. Alani Okunlola, Commander of the operation, formerly known as the Joint …

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Pipeline Vandalism: 5 Arrested With 66, 000 Litres Of Petrol In Edo

Five suspected pipeline vandals were on Saturday arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State with two tankers containing 33,000 litres of crude oil each. The two tankers were recovered from the suspects on the Benin-Warri expressway, according to Chuka Akubuiroh, …

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Jega’s brother, Taraba Emir, Others Confirmed Dead in Mecca stampede

  A brother of the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, Justice Abdulkadir Jega; another Justice of the Ilorin Division of the Court of Appeal, Justice Musa Hassan Alkali; the Emir of Zing and Ameerul-hajj of Taraba State to 2015’s hajj exercise, Abbas Ibrahim and …

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NLC, TUC Ask Saraki To Resign

Nigerian workers, under the umbrellas of the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress, have asked the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, to vacate his office pending the determination of his case at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.   The workers, who spoke across the country, said …

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Fresh APC Primary In Bayelsa A Hoax- Sylva Campaign

The Timipre Sylva Campaign for the Bayelsa State 2015 gubernatorial election has dismissed media reports that two additional governors will be joining their Edo State counterpart, Adams Oshiomhole, to organise a fresh All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Primary in Yenagoa on Tuesday. Citing unnamed sources, some news outlets and a …

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President Buhari Condoles With Hajj Victims, Urged authorities To Correct Flaws

President Buhari expressed sadness over the colossal calamity that occurred in Mecca , Saudi Arabia where over 700 pilgrims died. President Buhari said the stampede that occured in Mina in which a notable Nigerian Journalist, Hajiya Biliksu Yusuf, Prof. Tijjani El-Miskin and others lost their lives is a monumental tragedy, …

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FIFA Corruption Scandal: Criminal Proceedings Opened Against  Sepp Blatter

The Swiss Attorney General has opened criminal proceedings against FIFA president Sepp Blatter, who was questioned on Friday on suspicion of criminal mismanagement as well as on suspicion of misappropriation of FIFA money.   Swiss authorities said that UEFA President Michel Platini was also being questioned as a witness over …

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