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IGP Idris Drags Senate To Court

3 days ago /
Nation 

On Thursday, October 12, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, filed a suit before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja. He was seeking an order restraining the Senate and Senate President Bukola Saraki from going ahead with their plan to investigate allegations of malpractices...

President Buhari Reappoints Orji As Sovereign Wealth Fund MD

3 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Uchechi N. Orji as Managing Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and has approved the nomination of Isa Hayatu Chiroma as Director General of the Nigerian Law School. Presidential spokesperson Femi Adesina announced this on Thursday. Mr. Orji was originally appointed as Managing Director of...

Health Workers Threaten Strike

1 month ago /
Health 

The joint health sector union of Nigeria, an affiliate of the Nigeria labour congress, has issued a 7-day notice of strike to begin midnight of Wednesday, September 20, 2017. At a briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, the union said in 2012 agreements were reached on some of its demands and others...

2017/2018 Legal Year Begins In Abuja

1 month ago /
Judiciary  

Inter-denominational worships were held on Tuesday to mark the beginning of the 2017/2018 legal year in the Federal Capital, Abuja. This occasion provides an opportunity for the chief judge to reflect on the various developments in the judiciary over the years. The activities began with a ceremonial court session in the federal...

PENGASSAN Strike Looms

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Petroleum And Natural Gas Senior Staff Association Of Nigeria, PENGASSAN has cautioned the joint tax board (JTB) and some state boards of internal revenue over interfering in the smooth operations of voluntary contributory pension scheme as entrenched in the pension reform act of 2014  and the 2015 amendment. PENGASSAN said...

Police Service Commission Invites Senator Misau Over Authenticity Of Retirement Letters

1 month ago /
Nation 

The police service commission has invited Senator Isah Hamma Misau, chairman senate committee on navy to appear before its special panel investigating allegations surrounding the now rested recommendations on special promotions in the Nigeria police force on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. The commission in a letter signed by the chairman of...

NNPC Redeploys 55 Top Management Staff

1 month ago /
Nation 

The ongoing restructuring of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC received fresh impetus on Tuesday with the appointments and deployments of top executives across the value chain of its operations. Group managing director of the corporation, Maikantibaru, told NNPC staff shortly before the announcement was made public that the new appointments...

38 Senior Army Officers Petition Buhari Over Wrongful Dismissal

1 month ago /
Nation 

Thirty-eight senior army officers have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over what they described as wrongful dismissal from the Nigerian Army and accused the Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan Ali (rtd), Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, and the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Buratai of victimisation...

FG Considers Upward Review Of Retirement Age

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria is considering an upward review of the retirement age of its civil servants from sixty to sixty-five This was made public in Abuja by the Labour and employment minister Chris Ngige at a send off ceremony for the retiring permanent secretary of the ministry, Clement Illoh The minister said Illoh who...

Tyson Fury Announces Retirement From Boxing

2 months ago /
Sports  

Britain’s former world heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, appears to have hung up his gloves again in a post on Instagram on Wednesday. “Been very blessed in my life & career achieve the upmost in boxing, was a [sic] epic journey along the way. Thanks to all the fans that supported &...

Reps To Probe Alleged Diversion Of Contract Funds By Finance Ministry

3 months ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has announced its readiness to reopen the hearing on the allegation of diversion of contract funds and non-remittance of taxes to Federation Account by Federal Ministry of Finance. Chairman of the committee, Kingsley Chinda, who stated this yesterday in an interview, said the...

Frank Lampard Holds Talks Over Oxford Manager’s Job

3 months ago /

Frank Lampard has spoken to Oxford about their vacant manager’s position, according to Sky Sports. Lampard is just one of a number of candidates along with Pep Clotet, who was Garry Monk’s assistant at Swansea and Leeds, and more interviews are scheduled. But it is understood the League One club are seriously...

Nigerians Eager To Know Buhari’s Health Condition – Ex-Minister

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of State for Education under president Umaru Yar’Adua, Professor Jerry Agada, has slammed President Mohammadu Buhari and his media aides for shielding the health status of the president from the masses. Prof Agada, one time national president of Association of Nigeria Authors ANA berated the president and his media...

Police Sack Four Officers, Reinstates 14

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of one Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and three Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP) over cases of indiscipline. This was made known in a statement signed on Wednesday by the Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani. Also according to the statement, one ASP...

Mayweather, Mcgregor Agree To August Super Fight

4 months ago /
Sports  

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts icon Conor McGregor confirmed plans for a long-awaited showdown on Wednesday, triggering both criticism and anticipation for what is set to be one of the richest fights in history. Mayweather and McGregor -- kingpins of their sports -- will climb into a boxing...

Reps Probe Missing Petroleum Products Worth ₦11 Billion

5 months ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives, on Thursday mandated its Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) to investigate the disappearance of N11 billion worth of Petroleum products belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. This followed a motion moved by Yusuf Tajudeen. Tajudeen said according to reports, about 84 million litres of petroleum products belonging...

FG To Recover Pension Remitted To Accounts Of 53,000 Ghost Workers – Adeosun

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said her ministry is working with the National Pension Commission to recover the pensions paid into the Retirement Savings Accounts of ghost workers. She said about 53,000 ghost workers had so far been removed from the Federal Government payroll. Adeosun stated, “The Presidential Initiative on...

Yobe Governor Appoints New Head Of Service

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has appointed his Chief of Staff, Saleh Abubakar, as the new Head of Service of the state. A statement from the Secretary to the State Government, Baba Malam-Wali, said the new Head of Service replaces Dauda Yahaya, who is due for retirement on April 10,...

NIGERIA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ORDERS PERMANENT SECRETARY, JEMILA SHU'ARA TO VACATE OFFICE.

6 months ago /
Politics 

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON BASIC EDUCATION SAYS NIGERIAN PRESIDENT BUHARI HAS NO POWER IN THE  NIGERIAN CONSTITUTION UNDER SECTION 171 TO EXTEND TENURE OF A RETIRED PERMANENT SECRETARY. THIS WAS THE POSITION OF THE COMMITTEE WHICH HAVE BEEN INVESTIGATING THE ALLEGED EXTENSION OF SERVICE OFDR. JEMILA SHU'ARA AS PERMANENT...

Walter Onnoghen Sworn-In As Chief Justice Of Nigeria

7 months ago /
Nation 

Justice Walter Onnoghen has been sworn-in as the 17th substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) by Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. After taking his oath of office, Onnoghen was also decorated by the Acting President with the national honour of the Grand...


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