Business activities were on Monday paralysed at the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) by the staff of the Commission over allegations of corruption and lack of capacity building for staff among other concerns raised. The workers under the aegis of Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Service Employees (AUPCTRE) asked President Muhammadu […]
An Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Monday dismissed a preliminary objection filed by a former Director-General of Nigeria Maritime Administration Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, challenging the jurisdiction of the court over alleged stealing of N754.7 million. Mr. Akpobolokemi is standing trial on a 13-count charge of stealing. He was arraigned by the Economic and […]
Many people have been killed and so many injured in a terrorist attack at Brussels International airport and a city metro station, Belgium. The twin blasts hit Zaventem airport , and another struck Maelbeek metro station an hour later. The government is yet to confirm casualty numbers.
Full text of Buhari’s address at the Economic Council retreat Protocol I am delighted to have the opportunity to address this distinguished and all-important retreat on the Nigerian economy. The purpose of this retreat as outlined in the Retreat Concept Notes is to generate immediate, medium and long-term viable policy solutions to the economic challenges […]
The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has fixed Thursday, March 24, to determine the merit of the application seeking to stop it from commencing hearing on the 13-count criminal charge pending against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. Saraki through his lead counsel, Chief Kanu Agabi, SAN, argued that he was never accorded the opportunity […]
The prosecutor’s first witness was brought today at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on the trial of former Chief of Defense staff, Alex Badeh. Counsel to the defendant, Samuel Zibiri told the court he had earlier applied to challenge the jurisdiction of the court in entertaining the charges filed against the first defendant. […]
Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the Senior Pastor of Omega Fire Ministries (OFM), with headquaters in Auchi, Edo State and President of Celebration TV has rained curses on Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, over his directive that pastors and churches must be licenced to preach. In a video that is being circulated on social media (https://www.facebook.com/wealthygeld/videos/vb.1190481341/10208244378205711/?type=2&theater), […]
The scheduled commencement of trial in the case involving Senate President, Bukola Saraki was stalled Friday by a new motion he filed challenging the tribunal’s jurisdiction. Saraki was arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) last year on a 13-count charge of alleged false declaration of assets. After the Supreme Court’s decision on February […]
Governor Rochas Okorocha’s speech on the importance of developing human capital in Nigeria, was disrupted by supposed members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the United Kingdom. Okorocha was invited by Chatham House, to speak on his free education programme from primary to University level and other human capital development initiatives by his […]
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