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March 21, 2018 2:28 PM Sacked presidential aide, Boroh speaks on $9million ‘found in his apartment’

Embattled former Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of Amnesty Programme, Brig. Gen. Paul Boroh (retd) has reacted to reports of $9 million cash being found at his residence. Reports emerged on Wednesday that the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and Office of the National Security Adviser 15

March 16, 2018 6:38 PM You can’t fool Nigerians – Reps fire back at Fayemi

The House of Representatives has reacted to press statement issued by Minister of Mines and Steel, Kayode Fayemi, where he denied that the Ministry contracted any transactional adviser for the concessioning of Ajaokuta Steel Company or any one at all. According to the statement, the process for the appointment of a transaction adviser was on, but cannot 27

March 14, 2018 4:49 PM South-West PDP crisis: Appeal Court gives verdict

The Court of Appeal, Ado Ekiti division on Tuesday, set aside a ruling of the federal high court in the matter instituted by Chief Makanjuola Ogundipe against the executive of the party in the South West zone. The Federal High Court had ruled in a matter brought before it by Ogundipe that he was still the National Vice Chairman (South West) of the PDP but the executive 24

March 13, 2018 4:49 PM BREAKING: Buhari fires Boroh Coordinator of Presidential Amnesty Programme

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sacked Brigadier-General Paul Boroh (Rtd) as Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for Niger Delta militants. Prof Dokubo is currently Director of Research and Studies at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs. A statement by Femi Adesina, spokesman to Buhari on Media and Publicity, confirmed 28

March 11, 2018 4:27 PM Buhari, Saraki mourn Saleh Michika

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to the government and people of Adamawa State on the passing on of its first civilian governor, Alhaji Abubakar Saleh Michika, on Saturday. Buhari commiserated with the family, friends and professional colleagues of the astute administrator, political strategist and community developer, who he said worked 25

March 9, 2018 7:02 PM Arms deal: How Dokpesi collected N2.1bn for doing nothing – Witness

Mr. Abubakar Madaki, a prosecution witness in the on-going trial of former Chairman, DAAR Communications Plc, Mr Raymond Dokpesi, Friday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja ‎that the accused received money for rendering no services. Madaki, under cross examination by Dokpesi’s counsel, Mr Kanu Agabi (SAN), said that: “Dokpesi was paid for doing nothing 15

March 8, 2018 2:08 PM Zamfara Governor’s media aide is dead

Malam Bello Samai’la, the Director-General, Media and Communications to Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara, is dead. Bello died at his residence in Gusau at about 1:00am on Thursday and will be buries by 11:00 am. A statement by Ibrahim Dosara, the governor’s Special Adviser on Media, Publicity and Public Enlightenment, said the deceased had suffered 28

March 8, 2018 9:22 AM Embattled White House promises quick tariff decision

President Donald Trump’s team played down talk of a trade war Wednesday as it fought to limit a financial market sell-off, promising a quick decision on contentious tariffs that prompted a popular economic advisor to the president to quit. Administration big guns Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin rushed to the cameras 23

March 6, 2018 5:35 PM Gov Bello condemns attack on PDP Senator, supporters, orders arrest of culprits

​Kogi governor Yahaya Bello has directed the arrest of suspects ​who attacked some political leaders in Okene, Adavi and Okehi local government areas. In a statement in Lokoja on Tuesday, the governor said he would ensure that the perpetrators faced justice. The statement signed by ​his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Petra Akinti–Onyegbule, condemned the attack 25

March 6, 2018 2:31 PM 12 Million Girls Become Child Brides Yearly- UNICEF

A new date from UNICEF has revealed that about 12 million girls under the age of 18 are getting married every year globally. The data which was released on Tuesday revealed that the newly collated figures signal a 15 per cent drop in the last decade, from one in four to approximately one in five girls. UNICEF warned that if child marriage continues at the current 23