Presidency suspends EFCC acting Chairman, Magu, over corruption allegations

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has been suspended by the Presidency. Magu was arrested on Monday by a combined team of Department of State Services personnel and policemen at the Wuse II office of the EFCC to face an interagency committee investigating corruption allegations against him. He was detained […]

2023: What counts against Igbo Presidency

By Chioma Gabriel, Editor Special Features   Just recently, the governors of the southeast and other political leaders in the region including the Ohanaeze Ndigbo met in Enugu where they discussed a myriad of problems confronting the Igbo including security and economic issues. They feared southeast could be under siege following recent movement of youths […]

Reps strip President of powers

Reps …to order assets forfeiture, okay discretionary powers for high court judges By Tordue Salem A bill seeking to strip the president of the powers to order for forfeiture of assets of accused persons, scaled second reading in the House of Representatives, yesterday. The House instead, vested the discretionary powers of forfeiture in the judges […]

Army will remain apolitical, professional — Buratai

By Muftau Ogunyemi The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the Nigerian Army will remain professional, apolitical and focused on its constitutional mandate. Buratai made the pledge while commissioning some projects at the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment in Akure, Ondo State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that four projects were […]

Edo Election: Gov Wike slams Pastor Ize-Iyamu, reveals why he lost to Obaseki in 2016

By Don Silas   The political battle in Edo State is getting intense as Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has slammed Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate. Wike alleged that Ize-Iyamu lost to Governor Godwin Obaseki in the 2016 governorship election in Edo State because the people saw that he […]

Buhari appoints 12 permanent secretaries (Full List)

Agency Report President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed 12 new permanent secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. Dr Folasade Yem-Esan, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), made this known in a statement signed by Mrs Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, Director Communication, in her office on Tuesday, in Abuja. The new Permanent Secretaries are Mr Akinlade […]

Aso Rock shooting shows no one is in charge – Afenifere

…as Buhari orders investigation …Security experts, lawyers react By Dapo Akinrefon, Evelyn Usman, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Henry Ojelu PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday directed security agencies to carry out proper investigation into the shooting that took place last Thursday within precinct of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. His reaction came as pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, some security […]

Don’t vilify Abacha, query those who stole the billions he left – Al-Mustapha

Abacha’s former Chief Security Officer (COS), Major Hamza Al-Mustapha By Ibrahim Hassan – Wuyo In defense of Nigerian former head of state, General Sani Abacha, his former Chief Security Officer (COS), Major Hamza Al-Mustapha said instead of blaming the late military ruler for the billions looted during his regime, Nigerians should instead query those who […]

Buhari nominates Okonjo-Iweala for new appointment

By Ifreke InyangPresident Muhammadu Buhari has approved Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s nomination for the position of director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This was confirmed by one of Buhari’s media aides, Bashir Ahmaad, on Twitter on Thursday night. The president initially nominated Nigeria’s permanent representative to WTO, Yono Frederick Agah, for the same role. However Agah’s […]

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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