Tag Archives: Abuja

Buhari’s Unfulfilled Promise At Democracy Day

Nigerians’ expectation that President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, during his Democracy Day speech, keep his promise of giving specific details of recovered loot as part of his anti-graft crusade were disappointed. The President had earlier this month in London promised to provide specific details of all recovered stolen public funds. He had said: “So far, what has come out, ...

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No Recruitment Yet, Education Ministry Warns Over Job Scam

The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Dr. (Mrs) Folasade Yemi-Esan has said that the Ministry is not recruiting teachers yet, and that members of the public should disregard any information to the contrary. The Permanent Secretary who sounded the note of warning on Wednesday in her office in Abuja said the clarification has became necessary following media ...

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No Chance for Saraki to Give Statement Before Trial – Witness

A prosecution witness on Thursday said the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, was never interrogated by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) before the commencement of his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Saraki is standing trial for alleged false and anticipatory declaration of assets. The prosecution witness, Micheal Wetkas, said the Senate President was not invited when a team ...

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Labour To Buhari: Why You Must Resign As Petroleum Minister Now

Trade Union Congress (TUC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to quit the position of Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources. The labour explained that its advise was based on the fact that the office is too critical to the economy to be combined with the office of the President and Commander-In -Chief of Nigerian Armed Forces. According to TUC President, ...

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Ekweremadu Not Anti-Corruption Ambassador – EFCC

Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied decorating the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, as “Anti-Corruption Ambassador”. The anti graft agency in a statement by its Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, noted that the statutory responsibility of the commission “does not include the decoration of individuals as anti- corruption ambassadors”. He said: “The attention of the Economic and Financial ...

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How EFCC Uncovered 37,395 Ghost Civil Servant- Magu

The Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has revealed how the agency uncovered thirty-seven thousand, three hundred and ninety-five (37,395) ghost workers in the Federal Civil Service. He also warned that violators of the provisions of the Procurement Act risk five to 10 years imprisonment. Magu, who spoke on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 during the ...

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Onyeka Onwenu’s Replacement At Women Centre Suddenly Dies at 57

The National Centre for Women Development (NCWD), Abuja, has announced the death of its Acting Director-General, Alhaji Abdulmalik Dauda who succeeded Onyeka Onwenu. Mr Mohammed Aliyu, Protocol Officer to the director-general, confirmed the news to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Aliyu said Dauda died on Friday in an auto crash, along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway, while returning from an official ...

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INEC Set For Abuja Area Council Elections Saturday as Police Restricts Movement

Nigeria ‘s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it was set for area council elections in the country’ s capital,  Abuja,  having  put all necessary logistics in place for the elections. Ahead of the polls, the electoral body held a meeting between the Commission and stakeholders in Abuja on Tuesday. The INEC Chairman, Mahmoud Yakubu and the police authorities said ...

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Why Dasuki’s Residences Were Raided – DSS

“On 16th July, 2015, about 1650 hours, based on credible intelligence linking the immediate past NSA, Mohammed Sambo DASUKI (Col Rtd) with alleged plans to commit treasonable felony against the Nigerian State, operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) conducted a search on the properties belonging to the former NSA, Mohammed Sambo DASUKI (Col Rtd). The properties are on ...

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Leave Sambo Dasuki Alone, Go For Shekau, Boko Haram Militants, Fayose Tells DSS

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Friday lamented that Nigeria was returning to dictatorship, while reacting to the sealing-off of the residences of Sambo Dasuki, a retired colonel and immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA). The Governor in a statement issued on the siege on Dasuki’s residence in Abuja by Department of State Security operatives, Fayose said the persecution ...

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Uncertainties Trail DSS “Withdrawal” From Dasuki’s House

The Department of State Security (DSS) operatives that had laid siege at the residence of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), have been withdrawn,  reports say. However, uncertainty over the fate of Dasuki still permeated the air as the President Muhammadu Buhari administration may have opted to prosecute the former NSA, TheStreetReporters.com has learnt. It was also ...

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