Ministry of Science and Technology changes name

By Editor President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-naming of the Ministry of Science and Technology to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, announced the development at a media briefing in Abuja, yesterday. He noted that in 2017, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the National […]

Correcting the Misleading Caption of Chibuike Amaechi’s Comment on Baro Port – By Great Imo Jonathan  

By Great Imo Jonathan | NNP | January 30, 2021 – I don’t know what Ships and Ports online publication wants to achieve by its misleading caption of the statement of the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Amaechi on Baro Port. The caption reads: “Amaechi Tags Baro, Other River Ports Waste Of Public Funds.” […]

Govs, minister trade blame over looted palliatives

Palliatives distribution in Sokoto delayed at minister’s request – Tambuwal Sokoto gov’s claim untrue, says source in Humanitarian Ministry No reason to hoard palliatives-Ondo govt CACOVID explains delay in distribution of palliatives ICPC to investigate alleged hoarding of palliatives By Dapo Akinrefon, Olasunkanmi Akoni & Joseph Erunke The Nigerian Governors’ Forum also reacted on Monday, […]

Return NDDC to the Presidency, Ijaw Leader Tells Buhari

Uche Nnaike The Coordinator of the Ijaw Monitoring Congress and a former Publicity Secretary of the Ijaw National Congress, Mr. Joseph Evah, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to return the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the Presidency. Evah also demanded that institutions that investigate and probe frauds should be used to probe the […]

NDDC Probe: You came here to mislead investigative committee – Lawmaker tells Akpabio

By Don SilasA member of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission has accused the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio of misleading the committee. Honourable Thomas Ereyi-Tobi, who is presiding over the hearing, accused Akpabio of lying under oath while testifying before the panel. According to Ereyi-Tobi, “I have listened […]

EXPOSED: Joi Nunieh doesn’t have NYSC certificate, Akpabio tells Reps

Former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Joi Nunieh, does not havethe National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, certificate, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio disclosed on Monday. The minister told the House of Representatives Committee on the NDDC probe that Nunieh never participated in the NYSC mandatory one year national service […]

Panic as Buhari probes Abba Kyari’s office, others

A wave of apprehension is sweeping through Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as President Muhammadu Buhari begins a probe into the office of the late Chief of Staff Abba Kyari. The investigation may lead to all appointments and approvals made by Kyari without Buhari’s permission being cancelled. This is as pundits said the volte face […]

Perm Sec who purchased uncompleted building for N7 billion in hot water with FG

  (NNP) The purchase of an uncompleted building for N7 billion by the former permanent secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (now permanent secretary to the Ministry of Science and Technology), Dr. Mohammed Bello, has commanded the interest of the Federal Government. The FG through the head of the federal civil […]

Nigeria’s National Interest Cannot be at the Peril of the Wellbeing of the People of Rivers State – By Lloyd F. Ukwu & Bruce DelValle

By Lloyd F. Ukwu & Bruce DelValle | Port-Harcourt, Nigeria & Washington DC, USA | April 12, 2020 – Governor Wike declared a lockdown in Rivers State as did other states. Yesterday one Calverton helicopter brought in 10 persons into the city Port Harcourt in direct disregard for the health of the people of Rivers […]

How two ministers, CoS, Perm Sec, diverted, shared N35bn arms cash

   EFCC moves for forfeiture of 2 mansions traced to suspects set for prosecution Perm Sec got N120m cash, 2 Honda cars for new wife from contractor in lieu of NAF refueling job By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Graphic details of how two defence ministers, top presidential aide, Inspector General of Police and Permanent […]

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