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Ministers without portfolios counterproductive, by Edozie Okeiyi

I have watched the ongoing argument on Ministers without Portfolios. I am neither for or against either option. However, there are pertinent questions to ask. First, the proposed Ministers without portfolios, are they going to be paid salaries and allowances? If yes, then it amounts to needless waste of public funds, to pay Ministers, without […]

SURE-P: Senate asks Buhari to probe Jonathan

By Henry Umoru & Joseph Erunke ABUJA — CITING  mismanagement of funds, the Senate, yesterday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to begin immediate probe of his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, in his handling of the Subsidy Re-investment and Empowerment Programme, SURE-P. The red chamber said it was imperative that President Buhari ask his predecessor to account […]

Avoid waste, impunity, Buhari tells ministers-designate

By Levinus Nwabughiogu President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday warned his ministers-designate against waste of resources and impunity, urging them to key into the change agenda of his government. The president spoke at the ongoing retreat for the incoming ministers at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Abuja. He also asked them to consider […]

Edo moves to recover $31m from ex-governor

By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—Edo State Government has uncovered $31 million allegedly siphoned from the coffers of the state during the administration of a former governor of the state and directed the Attorney-General to commence legal processes to recover same. This was part of the decision reached at the end of the State Executive Council, SEC, […]

South Africa govt says concerned about MTN fine in Nigeria

South Africa has expressed concern over a N1.04 trillion (5.2 billion dollars) imposed by Nigerian authorities on MTN Group. However, the country said it would not affect the cordial relations between the continent’s two biggest economies, a cabinet minister said on Thursday. South African Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe told reporters “obviously as government […]

Fatima Sani makes history at law school

            TOP HEADLINES     The Nigerian blogosphere has also been celebrating the extremely brilliant law graduate and barrister who has proven her mettle by making history in the Nigerian Law School- bagging nine separate awards compared to existing record of seven awards ever received at the Call to Bar […]

Golden Eaglets’ tactics confounds FIFA Study Group

Emmanuel Amuneke came to the on-going FIFA U-17 World Cup as one of the rookies in the coaching business, but the former Barcelona star has been able to confound even the ‘experts’ in the game with his unorthodox tactics that has made everybody to sit up and take notes. After Sunday’s 3-0n defeat of Brazil, […]

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