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 […]

Senate Screens 14 More Nominees on Thursday

The Senate on Thursday screened 14 nominees out of the 43 sent to it by President Mohammadu Buhari. The figure is in addition to the 10 screened by the lawmakers on Wednesday when the exercise began. The total number of nominees screened is now put at 24. Those screened include – Sen. Tayo Alasoadura (Ondo), […]

Ministerial list: Senate dumps resolution mandating President to attach portfolios

Sunday Aborisade,  Abuja The Senate has described as unnecessary the resolution passed by the 8th Senate which mandated the President to attach portfolios to the ministerial nominees’ list. The Eight Senate under the leadership of Senator Bukola Saraki had passed a resolution asking the President to indicate the portfolios that would be assigned to the […]

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