CSOs Demand Probe Of Amaechi, Dan-Ali Over $195m Security Contract

Amaechi-and-Train, security contractSome civil society organisations (CSOs) have petitioned the speaker of the House of Representatives over alleged $195 million security contract awarded to an Israeli firm to patrol Nigerian waters. The contract was allegedly awarded by the Ministry of Transportation and the Ministry of Defence. Rotimi Amaechi is the Minister of Transportation while Mansur Mohammed Dan-Ali […]

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Buhari To Govs: Pay Workers’ Salaries Before Christmas

BuhariAbuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday directed state governors owing outstanding salaries of workers to clear the arrears before the yuletide season sets in. While giving this directive, he also called on Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance; the Central Bank governor, Godwin Emefiele; and the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, to […]

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I Will Use My Position As Ologbotsere To Advance The Cause Of Itsekiris – Ayiri Emami

Emami AyiriLagos – Chief Ayiri Emami, the Ologbotsere of Warri Kingdom has promised to use his position to advance the cause of the  Itsekiris both at home and in diaspora. Emami, who was presented with the Uda ( Ologbotsere sceptre) by his HRM Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu of Warri  last week also promised to give adequate support […]

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Joining APC Won’t Save Obanikoro From Corruption Trial – Sagay

Musiliu ObanikoroProf. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee  Against  Corruption (PACAC) on Monday said  Musiliu Obanikoro, former Minister of State of Defence will be making a huge mistake if he thinks joining the All Progressives Congress (APC) will put an end to his case with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Obanikoro, at a […]

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BREAKING: AC Milan Sack Montella, Gattuso Takes Over

Vincenzo MontellaAc Milan have officially sacked Coach Vincenzo Montella and replaced him with former midfielder Gennaro Gattuso. Montella’s position had come under increasing threat after a goalless draw with Torino on Sunday, and he has now been relieved of his duties by Milan. “Milan announce the dismissal of Vincenzo Montella as Coach of the first team,”. […]

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B/Haram Overruns Borno Town, Kills Three Soldiers, Injures Six

Boko HaramMaiduguri – Boko Haram insurgents briefly overran Magumeri town, headquarters of Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno on Saturday in a raid to loot food supplies, military and civilian militia sources said on Sunday. According to Nigerian army, three of its troops were killed by the Islamist insurgents. Col. Timothy Antigha, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, […]

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Atiku Settles For PDP, Meets Party Leaders In North East

Atiku AbubakarAbuja  – Emerging facts indicate that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has made up his mind to rejoin Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and has actually commenced consultations with leaders of the party on how to make the switch a smooth one. The Waziri Adamawa had disclosed in his statement of resignation, made public on Friday, that […]

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Sultan Warns Against Killing Of Fulanis, Says Silence Not Weakness

Numan killingsThe Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Sunday condemned the killing of dozens of Fulanis in Numan area of Adamawa State. The sultan warned that the Fulani’s patience and silence over recent killings of their kinsmen in Adamawa should not be misconstrued for weakness. He called for thorough investigation into the recent killings in […]

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