Monthly Archives: April 2016

Alleged N2.6 bn NIMASA Fraud: 89 Percent of Contract Sum Diverted -EFCC Witness

An Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) witness in the ongoing trial of the former Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Patrick Ziadeke Akpolobokemi, and six other accused persons, on Friday, narrated how 89 percent of the contract sum meant for the  implementation of ISPS code was diverted to personal use. The witness, Orji Chukwuma, an Investigation Officer ...

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PDP Zones Party Positions

National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has zoned the party’s chairmanship position to the North-East geo-political zone where its acting National Chairman, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, comes from. The decision was reached at the party’s 70th National Executive Council meeting held on Thursday at its national secretariat in Abuja despite threats of mass defection by some ...

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Unpaid Allowance: INEC, FCT Area Council Elections Ad-hoc Staff Tango As Commission Begs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has pleaded with ad-hoc workers used for the April 9 FCT Area council elections to exercise patience over the delay in the payment of their allowances. PREMIUM TIMES  reports that over 9,000 ad-hoc staff—mostly corps members and students — used for the elections have yet to receive their stipend. The corps members have threatened to ...

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FG Set to Reorder Civil Service

In order to realize the change desire of the present administration, the Federal Government said that concerted efforts are on to reposition the Federal Civil Service for effective service delivery to Nigerians. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita disclosed this today in her office in Abuja when she received members of  the Association ...

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Buhari’s New Move Against Medical Tourism

Federal Government of Nigeria has said it would not provide resources to any government official to travel abroad for medical attention unless the case cannot be handle in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari made this known at the opening ceremony of the 56th Annual General Conference and delegates meeting of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) “tagged Sokoto 2016 held in the ancient ...

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First Bank To Sack 1,000 Staff

Over 1000 staff of First Bank of NigeriNigeria would soon be out of job if the news reaching thestreetreporters.com is anything to go by. The foremost financial institution is planning to cut about 1000 jobs and focus less on providing loans to the oil industry in a bid to reverse  the 2015 financial year’s 82 per cent slump in profit. ...

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Sen. Ngige Opens Up on Double Pay for Ex-Governors

  Hon. Minister of labour and Employment,  Senator Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige has denied be among former Governors allegedly receiving double pay in President Muhammadu Buhari cabinet. The former governor of Anambra State in a statement personally signed by him it was his “considered opinion that I respond in the public interest, to the issue of double emoluments to former ...

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SEE Pro-Biafra Activists Protesting in Europe Hqrs

Pro-Biafrans activists have staged a mega rally at the European Union Headquarters at Schuman Roundabout in Brussels, Belgium on April 28, Thursday. The protestors, who were demanding the release of their leader Nnamdi Kanu, were led by Kanu’s mother Ugoeze Nnenna Kanu. They demand justice in the trial of the IPOB leader, who is currently in the detention of the ...

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Pirate Kingspin Wanted for Hijack – Nigerian Navy

The Nigerian Navy has declared a suspected pirate kingpin wanted over alleged hijack of a vessel laden with Gas Oil. It was earlier reported that a vessel, MT MAXIMUS with 18 crew members and carrying 4,368.203MT of Gas Oil was hijacked on 11 February 2016 by a group of suspected pirates off Cote d’Ivoire waters. Consequently, according to a statement ...

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Breaking: Fuel Scarcity: CNPP Issues 7-Day Ultimatum to End Queues

**To Lead Organised Labour, Civil Society, Others to Occupy NNPC if… The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Ministry of Petroleum Resources to end fuel queues cross the country, warning that at the end of the ultimatum, it will mobilize the organized labour, civil society groups and the masses to occupy the Nigerian ...

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Fulani Herdsmen: InterSociety Writes Saraki, Dogara

Ref: Intersociety/SBCHROs/002/04/016/NASS/ABJ/NG (1)The Senate President (Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki) Office of the Senate President, Red Chambers The National Assembly Complex, Three-Arms-Zone Abuja, FCT, Nigeria (2) The Speaker of House of Reps (Hon Yakubu Adamu Dogara) Office of the House Speaker, Green Chambers The National Assembly Complex, Three-Arms-Zone Abuja, FCT, Nigeria Sirs, Nationalization Of Fulani Animal (Cattle) Husbandry In Nigeria By ...

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