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15 African leaders back Adesina, call for caution on AfDB processes

Fifteen leaders of the African Union (AU), all of them former heads of states of their respective countries, have jointly issued a caution note to the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) over the controversy surrounding the investigation of alleged ethical abuses levelled against the AfDB President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, raised by […]

President Buhari came to ‘steal, kill and destroy’ – Fani-Kayode

Fani-Kayode Former Aviation Minister and critic, Femi Fani-Kayode, said the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 has plunged the country into darkness. Fani-Kayode said this while reacting to a statement credited to Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s spokesman. Femi Adesina had said, “Buhari’s emergence in 2015 saved Nigeria’s collapse” Adesina also stated that Buhari’s administration […]

Why the US wants Adesina out as AfDB President

By Nehru Odeh It sounds like déjà vu. But as the plot thickens, it is following the same story line. The Ethics Committee of the African Development Bank, AfDB, has finally bowed to pressure by the United States to initiate an in-depth investigations into the allegations some “concerned staff members” of the organization had leveled […]

Angela Merkel rejects Trump’s invitation to G7 summit

Trump and Angela Merkel By Taiwo OkanlawonGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s invitation to attend the G7 summit in physically in Washington due to the coronavirus pandemic. This was disclosed by the government spokesperson, Steffen Seibert, according to the German Press Agency. Trump had on May 20 said he was aiming […]

Confusion in Imo over alleged compensatory payment of N8m to herders

IPAD Presents Independent Report • Govt, Northern Imo Residents Deny Knowledge Confusion appears to be brewing in Imo State over the authenticity of information regarding the N8million cattle compensatory payment for cattle allegedly killed, maimed and missing in the state and how the payment was made and the persons who received it. The confusion arose […]

Governor Uzodinma clears air on ‘almajiris, herdsmen hiding in forest, waiting to attack Imo people’

By Seun OpejobiThe Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has dismissed claims of herdsmen and Almajiris lurking in forests around the state. Uzodinma insisted that there are no herdsmen and almajiris hiding in forests waiting to attack residents of the state. He made the clarification while addressing journalists at the state’s Government House on Friday. The […]

Why I ordered arrest of judge, by Katsina emir

Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Usman, yesterday explained that he ordered the arrest of an errant judge to serve as deterrent. Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Usman, yesterday explained that he ordered the arrest of an errant judge to serve as deterrent. Speaking during the inauguration of a Community Policing Advisory Committee by Governor Aminu […]

COVID-19: NDDC headquarters shutdown over death of Director

NDDC headquarters By Okafor Ofiebor Panic has gripped residents of Port Harcourt, Rivers State amidst controversy surrounding the death of the Acting Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Ibanga Etang, suspected to have died of Coronavirus, as the Corporate headquarters of the commission has been shut. An internal memo directed to […]

COVID-19: NDDC Director of Finance dies after having difficulty breathing, headquarters shutdown

Ibanga Bassey Etang Chief Ibanga Bassey Etang, the acting Director of Finance and Accounts of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC), is dead. He allegedly took ill and gasping for breath at about 2 am Thursday before being rushed to the hospital. He was reported to have died at the Braithwaite Memorial Hospital (BMH), in […]

Dangote writes Ohanaeze over influx of Almajiris to Nigeria’s South

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has refuted assertions that his company’s trucks were being used to transport Almajiris from the Northern part of Nigeria to the South. His reaction was contained in a letter dated May 27 and addressed to the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo. It was released to DAILY POST Wednesday […]

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