Stephanie Okereke gets FG Appointment

The Federal Government has appointed Nollywood Actress, Stephanie Okereke- Linus as the National OPS-WASH Ambassador. The 37- year- old award winning actress announced this via her Instagram page. She posted: “Good Morning Amazonians and Warlords, I have been appointed as National OPS-WASH Ambassador by the Honourable Minister of Water Resources.-Details;In his address, Engr. Adamu charged […]

IPC tasks FG on right to information

The need for the Federal Government to respect legal frameworks that guarantee access to information, in line with international standards, has become a source of concern to the International Press Centre (IPC). In a statement yesterday to mark the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI), IPC lamented lack of access to information in […]

Stakeholders canvass overhaul of labour unions, activism

• ACF commends NLC, TUC for suspending strike• Unionists betrayed Nigerians, says CNPP Stakeholders have advocated an overhaul of labour unionism and activism in Nigeria, insisting that their approach to critical state matters were dated, especially in the way they handled negotiations with the Federal Government over Monday’s suspended strike. Majority of them who spoke […]

Malami hails court order releasing $200m P&ID legal fee to Nigeria

Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has hailed the decision of a London Commercial Court, ordering the return to Nigeria of the $200 million it deposited in the P&ID case. He said the decision gladdens his heart, adding that it was one of the “multiple successes” his office had recorded […]

Illicit transfers hit N103tr in 15 years

• Govt spends N63.22 trillion budget same period• ‘How corruption in political appointments worsen illicit financial flows’ As admitted by President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria is struggling with illicit financial flows (IFF) as successive budgets suffer setbacks in the last 15 years. Judging by the current exchange rate, the country’s cumulative budget, from 2004 to 2018, […]

I Never Begged Salami Panel For Mercy, Says Magu

Magu is being investigated by a Presidential panel headed by retired Justice Ayo Salami. The suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has said that he never admitted to the allegations against him.  Magu is being investigated by a Presidential panel headed by retired Justice Ayo Salami. Since July, the […]

Rivers, Bayelsa governors clash over Soku Oil Well

RIVERS and Bayelsa states have renewed their hostilities over the ownership of the Soku oil fields in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area and the revenue accruing from it. Bayelsa Governor Douye Diri faulted the payment of the revenue from the Oil Well to Rivers despite the state’s appeal against a judgment ceding the resource to Rivers. […]

Nigeria: Buhari Commissions 326km Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri Rail Line

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday commissioned the 326 kilometre-Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line for commercial operation 30 years after the project was conceived. The president who also launched the ancillary facilities yard, at the recently named Goodluck Jonathan Railway Complex in Agbor (Owa-Oyibu), Delta State, said the rail line would eventually terminate in Abuja. The president, who formally […]