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Buhari Swears In SGF, NSA, SA Media

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir Lawal, National Security Adviser Babagana Mungono and the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina. Speaking at the event on Monday, the newly appointed SGF promised not to disappoint …

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Group Accuses Dickson of Sponsoring False Publications Against Bayelsa APC

A group, Bayelsa Democratic Front (BDF), has criticised the Bayelsa State governor, Mr. Henry Seriake Dickson, for allegedly sponsoring publications in the media aimed at causing tension in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. In a statement issued on Monday in Yenagoa, the President-General of BDF, Chief Promise …

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World Bank Gas Flare-out Initiative Absurd, Unacceptable – ERA/FoEN

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Federal Government to be wary of a World Bank initiative to stop gas flaring by the year 2030, insisting that if the government endorsed the scheme, it will legitimize continued flaring by Shell and other oil corporations operating …

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Boko Haram: Insurgents Kill 56 In Borno Village, Resident Says 68 Killed

 At least 56 people were killed and several others sustained injuries as Boko Haram insurgents invaded Baanu Village in Nganzai Local Government of Borno State Friday night. Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima, while addressing the parents of the abducted Chibok girls over the weekend, confirmed that the insurgents killed 56 …

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What Are Jonathan’s Ministers Afraid Of? – Presidency

For asking President Muhammadu Buhari to be sincere enough and publish the reports the former administration handed over to him, the Presidency has taken a swipe at the former ministers in the immediate-past president Goodluck Jonathan administration, saying they should reflect on the deplorable state of the government they handed …

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Petroleum Theft: EFCC Panel Begins Investigation Of Diezani, NNPC

A four-man panel set up by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the activities of Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, immediate-past minister of Petroleum Resources, and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced its investigations. EFCC constituted a four-member committee of crack detectives to probe all the NNPC …

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NAF Plane Crash: Investigative Panel Begins Probe Monday

The investigation to unravel the cause of the crash of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Dornier-228 at the Ribadu Cantonment, Kaduna, will begin on Monday. Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, Chief of Air Staff, set up the panel of investigation that would take off on the first working day after the …

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PDP’s Mess Must Be Cleaned For Nigerians To Enjoy Better Life – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the corruption mess that characterised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led administration was so pervasive that until it is cleaned, Nigeria will not be able to realise its potentials. Alhaji Lai Mohammed, APC’s National Publicity Secretary, said in a statement in Abuja on …

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Prosecute Mike Okiro For N133m Fraud, Other Offences – CSNAC Petitions ICPC

Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), a coalition of over 150 anti-corruption civil society organizations, has petitioned the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to prosecute Mr Mike Okiro, Chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC) for N133,413,845.99 fraud, among other accusations. Mr Olanrewaju Suraju, Chairman of CSNAC, …

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Boko Haram: DSS Arrests 21 Frontline Commanders Nationwide

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested some suspected top 21 commanders and frontline leaders of the Boko Haram insurgency sect in different parts of the country. Mr Tony Opuiyo, spokesman for the agency, said in a statement that DSS’s successful arrest of these Boko Haram commanders was a …

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