Category Archives: Breaking

#DasukiGate: EFCC Re-arraigns Dokpesi For Money Laundering Charges

Erstwhile chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi has been re-arraigned before the Justice James Tsoho-led Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday re-arraigned Dokpesi on a six-count charge of money laundering and other charges relating to procurement fraud, to which he pleaded “absolutely, absolutely and…

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Reverse New Electricity Tariff Immediately – Senate Orders Fashola

  The Senate has directed the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing as well as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, to immediately reverse the hike in electricity tariff which took effect on the 1st of this month. This directive was handed after the upper chamber adopted a motion moved by an All Progressives…

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Oyegun Says Sacked DGs Were Sabotaging Buhari’s Government

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on Tuesday explained that contrary to claims that members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, were interested in taking over the jobs of heads of parastatals sacked the previous day, the party was more concerned about alleged internal sabotage going on in some agencies…

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FG Sacks 26 DGs, MDs of Government Agencies & Departments

It was earlier reported that the Federal Government had sacked heads on information-related parastatals under the ministry of Information and Culture. Read here if you missed. However, that was just the beginning. President Buhari has sacked a total of 26 Director Generals and Managing Directors of agencies and departments of the government. Ina a statement…

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Buhari Sacks NTA, FRCN, VON, NAN, NBC, NOA DGs

  Heads of the six information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture have been disengaged by the Federal Government. Segun Adeyemi, the Special Adviser to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the minister announced the disengagement on Monday, during a meeting he held with the chief executives of the…

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Photos: Buhari Hosts German President Joachim Gauck To Dinner At The State House

Yesterday, President Buhari hosted German President, Mr Joachim Gauck who was on an official visit to Nigeria, to a dinner party at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.   The party which attracted top government functionaries and captains of industry also saw wife of the German President, Mrs Daniela Schadt, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President…

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