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January 14, 2019 6:26 AM Profile of Tinubu’s ex-CSO, new Lagos CP, Kayode Egbetokun

The new acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Kayode Egbetokun, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, will resume duty this week. Egbetokun was until his new appointment, the Deputy Commandant, Nigeria Police College, Ikeja Lagos. He replaces CP Imohimi Edgal, who was appointed Commissioner of Police for Lagos State on Aug. 30, 2017. Born on Sept. 4, 1964 in Erinja 25

January 12, 2019 6:51 AM Tanker explosion: 10 fuel scoopers feared dead in Cross River

No fewer than ten fuel scoopers were reported dead when they allegedly engaged in scooping petroleum product (Fuel) from a fuel tanker that veered off the road along Odukpani axis of the Ikom-Calabar highway near the Federal Housing estate. The fuel tanker loaded with the product from NNPC depot fell on Friday afternoon while trying to dodge a pothole 29

January 4, 2019 5:30 PM NBS to release 179 reports on Nigeria’s economy

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), is set to release no fewer than 179 reports on different sectors of the economy this year. According to the 2019 tentative data release calendar posted on the bureau’s Website, the NBS is expected to release 47 data in the first quarter. According to the calendar analysed by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the bureau 44

December 30, 2018 11:33 AM 1966 coup: Why Buhari should be jailed – Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Saturday highlighted reasons President Muhammadu Buhari should be jailed. Fani-Kayode said Buhari played a key role in the Northern officers revenge coup, which led to the death of Southern officers in 1966, hence, he should be jailed. In a statement on his Facebook page, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain 20

December 26, 2018 7:45 PM 2019: New militant group emerges in Niger Delta, vows to stop elections

A new militant group, War Against Niger Delta Exploitation, WANDE, has sprung up in the oil rich region. The new group has consequently threatened to disrupt the 2019 elections, unless the government showed commitment to the development of the region. The group made the threat in a seven-point communiqué it released on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers 22

December 20, 2018 8:51 AM IPMAN urges FG to tighten security around petroleum pipelines

Following the pipeline explosion at Abule Egba, Lagos which claimed lives and property yesterday, the Chairman of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Ejigbo Satellite Depot, Alhaji Ayo Alanamu, has urged the Federal Government to provide adequate protection of pipelines in the country through a reshuffle of surveillance security 29

December 4, 2018 12:48 PM EFCC set to arraign ex-Kebbi Gov Dakingari

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on December 6, 2018, arraign a former governor of Kebbi State, Usman Saidu Dakingari before a Federal High Court, Birnin-Kebbi, on a 13-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering. Dakingari will be arraigned along with Sunday Dogonyaro and Garba Rabiu Kamba for allegedly conniving to collect 39

December 2, 2018 8:48 PM 2019 presidency: Atiku makes 3 new appointments

The presidebtial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has appointed three youths and a woman as his aides. Atiku’s pokesperson, Paul Ibe, disclosed this in a statement to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja. The new appointees of the former Vice President are: Dr Ahmed Adamu, Special Assistant (Youth and Strategy); Aliyu Bin Abbas 26

November 16, 2018 6:24 AM Minimum wage: Govt can pay workers N100,000 – Tunde, ex-Styl Plus

Tunde Akinsanmi, ex-member of popular music group, Styl Plus, has said the government can afford to pay workers N100,000 minimum wage if it musters the political will to do so. Reacting to the governor’s statement, Tunde disagreed with him, saying, the nation had huge deposits of petroleum resources and adequate human capital to drive itself to prosperity 31

November 15, 2018 7:19 AM Corruption: Dasuki, Diezani, Shema, Fayose’s houses top list of assets seized by EFCC

Former governors, ex-ministers, top military officers and businessmen are among owners of the mansions seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Leading the pack is a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, who has forfeited some prized assets. Lost to the Federal Government by the ex-Minister are a multi-storey 31