Category Archives: Breaking

Ambode Appoints Five New Permanent Secretaries

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of five new Permanent Secretaries and Tutor General in the State Public Service in furtherance of his administration’s commitment towards strengthening the State Public Service for improvements in public service delivery. A statement issued on Monday by the Office of the State Head of…

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Ogoniland Cleanup:Be Wary Of Fraudsters Extorting Money From Unsuspecting Public – FG Warns

  The Federal Government has warned the public to beware as fraudsters are using the Ogoniland cleanup to extort money from unsuspecting people from people of the Niger Delta. This is contained in a statement issued by Alhaji Isiaka Yusuf, the Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Environment, on Monday. “It has come to the…

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Army Reveals Reason It Deployed Troops, Equipment To Bayelsa

  The Nigerian military says it deployed troops and equipment in Bayelsa State on Monday to forestall the threat of secession. A group known as the Adaka Boro Avengers had threatened to declare independence on Monday, but said it shelved the plan after the intervention of leaders including former President Goodluck Jonathan. The joint military…

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Recession: Buhari’s Economic Team In Special Meeting With Experts, Consider Quick Recovery Options

  Concerted efforts to address the country’s economic challenges intensified as President Muhammadu Buhari‘s Economic Management Team(EMT), held a consultative forum with a team of notable economic and financial experts at a meeting presided over today by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN). According to a statement signed by LaoluAkande, Senior Special Assistant to the Vice…

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Edo 2016: INEC Assures Of Conclusive Election

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured that the Sept. 10 governorship election in Edo would be conclusive. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Mr Sam Olumekun, gave the assurance on Monday at the commission’s voter education implementation meeting in Benin. “We want to assure the people that we are prepared…

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Imo State Introduces New Policy Where Civil Servants In The State Will Work For 3 Days & Farm For 2 Days

  In order to encourage and invest in Agriculture, the government of Imo State has introduced a policy tagged “Back To Land For Agriculture”. The new policy reduces the work days for civil servants in the state to 3 days and the remaining two days for farming. Read the statement signed by Sam Onwuemeodo, Chief…

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EFCC & Interpol Arrest Nigerian Man Alleged To Be The Mastermind In Global $60 Million Scam

  A Nigerian man alleged to be the mastermind behind an international crime ring that swindled individuals and companies out of $60 million has been arrested, CNN reports. According to a statement by Interpol, the man, known only as ‘Mike,’ ran an international criminal network that hacked the email accounts of small and medium-sized businesses across…

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President Buhari Appoints 17 New Heads Of Education Parastatals & Agencies

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of new heads for 17 parastatals and agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education, including the Joint Admissions & Matriculation Board (JAMB), National Universities Commission (NUC) and the Universal Basic Education (UBE) among others. The appointees are Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, NUC; Dr. Hameed Bobboyi, UBE; Prof. Ishaq…

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