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Senate Assures Nigerians Of Speedy Passage Of 2017 Budget

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 2:12 am   /   Article, Politics

The Senate on Tuesday said it would ensure speedy passage of the 2017 Appropriation Bill to help stimulate the economy. The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, gave the assurance in a remark at the resumption of sitting by the Senate after the three weeks recess. Saraki said that based on the recommendations of […]

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AfDB To Fund Agro-Industrial Park For North West Nigeria

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 2:11 am   /   Article, Finance

The African Development Bank (AFDB) will partner with the Sokoto State Government in its plans to establish an agro-industrial park for the North West geo-political zone, its President, Dr. Akinwumi Adeshina, has said. As a starting point to the realization of the overall objective of the project, cotton production would be given priority attention in […]

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FIFA Approves 48 Team World Cup

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 2:11 am   /   Article, Sport

FIFA’s ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations. “The FIFA Council unanimously decided on a 48-team #WorldCup as of 2026: 16 groups of 3 teams,” a tweet from FIFA’s official account said. The decision marks a […]

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Senator Schumer Throw McConnell’s Own Words Back To His Face.

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 3:45 pm   /   Article, U.S.

The Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Monday that he is sending McConnell’s, the US Senate Majority leader a letter he wrote in 2009 outlining “standards” for President Obama’s Cabinet nominees. In a speech on the Senate floor and a tweet in which he shared a handwritten version of the letter with McConnell’s […]

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Buhari Sacks FRC Boss Obaze, Orders Reconstitution Of Board

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 12:29 pm   /   Article, news

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate removal and replacement of the Executive Secretary of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC), Mr Jim Obaze. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement yesterday. The presidential spokesperson the President also approved the reconstitution of […]

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Nigerian Gov. Sack Four Aviation Agencies CEOs

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 12:01 pm   /   Article, Business

The federal government has sacked four aviation agencies Chief Executive Officers. The CEOs affected include, the DG/CEO, Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) – Dr. Anthony Anuforom; The Rector/CEO, Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria, Capt., Samuel Caulcrick; the Commissioner/CEO, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Mr. Felix Abali and the Ag. MD/CEO, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Mr. Emmanuel […]

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EFCC Uncovers Diezani’s Alleged Hidden Estate In Bayelsa State

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 2:15 am   /   Article, news

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered a sprawling estate in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State believed to be owned by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The discovery of the estate was made by operatives of the anti-graft agency following investigations of public funds allegedly stolen by the former minister. The investigators conducted […]

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APC Condemns Fayose Over Alleged Diversion Of N8.8bn

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 2:14 am   /   Article, Politics

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has condemned Governor Ayodele Fayose for allegedly diverting the recent bailout of N8.8 billion meant for the payment of backlog of workers’ salaries and pensioners’ allowances. It also accused Ekiti Labor leaders of alleged conspiracy with the governor in his misapplication of the state’s funds as workers […]

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How Beneficiaries Of N5000 Monthly Stipends Were Selected – Presidency

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 2:13 am   /   Article, Politics

Details have emerged on how the Federal Government determined the beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer who are now receiving the N5000 monthly stipends across the 9 pilot States. According to the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity in the Office of the Vice President, Mr. Laolu Akande, the nine States are Bauchi, Borno, […]

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MMM Relaunches January 14, Says Promoters

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 2:13 am   /   Article, Business

Promoters of Mavrodi Moneybox Mundial (MMM), a Ponzi scheme that promises 30% interest on seed funds say the scheme would resume on January 14 as promised. This is in spite of the cloud of doubts surrounding the operations of the scheme in Nigeria since it was suspended mid December. “Everyone expecting to see a stronger […]

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