Monthly Archives: March 2018

Killings: Governors Seek Solutions With Miyetti Allah

The Northern States Governors’ Forum  (NSGF) on Sunday held a meeting with the national leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) to find lasting solutions to herders/farmers clash across the country. The meeting, which was held in Sokoto, had in attendance NSGF Chairman, Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano ...

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How Billions Were Moved To Jonathan’s Residence From CBN Ahead Of 2015 Elections

More details have now emerged showing how billions of naira and hundred millions of dollars were illegally removed from the public till by the Jonathan administration specifically ahead of the 2015 presidential elections. The information came on the tail of the denial by Jonathan’s spokesmen that any money was taken illegally out of the Nigerian treasury and shared by Jonathan ...

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The Trouble With Nigerian Banks

By Casmir Igbokwe Aspego is a Lagos-based businessman. In October 2016, he entered into a transaction with a leading commercial bank in Nigeria. The bank (name withheld) agreed to sell $324,560 to him at the rate of N290.5 per dollar through what it calls “Over the Counter Foreign Exchange Futures.” Under the agreement, the bank is entitled to a commission of ...

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FG Declares David Bako Fake Soldier…Denies Stage-Managing Abduction Of Dapchi Schoolgirls

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has debunked fake stories in the social media alleging a top level conspiracy that stage-managed the abduction of Dapchi schoolgirls on 19 February and also declared their purveyor, a Sergeant David Bako as an unknown to the army. Mohammed spoke in Lagos today in response to all the cynical and skeptical remarks ...

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Blackout Looms In Lagos As TCN Shuts Down Sub-Station

There will be total blackout in Itire and its environs of Lagos as the Management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced a proposed four-hour power outage due to routine maintenance. The maintenance which would necessitate the power outage is expected to be carried out on equipment at the Itire 132KV Transmission Sub-Station in Lagos on March 27. ...

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SERAP Writes Buhari, Opposes Amnesty For Boko Haram

A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to “drop the proposed policy to grant amnesty to members of the Boko Haram terrorist group in the interests of justice, as any amnesty programme for the group would be counter-productive, and constitute impunity for their members, which can ...

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Ghost Workers: How Abia Saved Millions Of Naira

Abia Government said its monthly wage bill had dropped to N2.1 billion from about N2.8 billion it was in 2015 following the state’s battle against ghost workers. The state governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, made this known when he featured on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. He said the prevalence of ghost workers in the state’s public ...

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Teacher Apologises For Marrying Sister As Church Cleanses Family

The Agba community in Ekwulobia, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State has cancelled the controversial marriage between two siblings in the area, Chiadikobi Ezeibekwe, and his 17-year-old sister, Chibuzor. The entire family of Lewis Ezeibekwe, on Saturday, underwent a spiritual cleansing conducted by the Parish Priest of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Ekwulobia, Rev. Fr. Ignatius Onwuatuegwu. The priest, who ...

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Ndigbo Can’t Dump APGA For APC — Anambra HoS Replies Chibuike Amaechi

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra State Head of Service, Barr. Harry Uduh, has said that Ndigbo cannot jettison the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the All Progressives Congress ( APC) and other political parties. Uduh, who responded to a comment made by the Honourable Minister of Transport Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi at an event in Awka at the weekend urging Ndigbo to dump ...

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