After studying Accounting, Emir of Kano's son joins Nigeria Police First son of Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, Aminu Sanusi has joined the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). The prince, who has a degree in accounting from the University of Buckingham, UK, graduated from the Plateau academy of the police with the rank of assistant superintendent of police (ASP). He studied...... read more
Senate holds special public hearing on job creation for Nigerian youths Youths and other stakeholders will be given the opportunity to brainstorm on how to stimulate economic growth and creation of abundant employment opportunities in the country, at the Senate brings the issue to the front burner with a Special Public Hearing on Youth Job Creation and Entrepreneurship, on Monday.   The purpose...... read more
Justice Ademola retires voluntarily from High Court bench Justice Adeniyi Ademola on Thursday tendered his letter of voluntary retirement from the bench of the Federal High Court, Abuja. The judge was due for his statutory retirement in March, 2018, but he suddenly turned in his letter of voluntary retirement dated Dec. 6, 2017. Although his one-paragraph letter was submitted to the Office...... read more
Gov Okorocha swims in more controversies, swears-in own sister as Happiness Commissioner Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has sworn in 28 new commissioners and 27 Transition Committee Chairmen for the 27 local government councils in the state. He charged them to prove their worth in the service of the state and her people. One of the commissioners sworn in by the governor...... read more
Ateke Tom emerges King of Rivers Community Ex- Niger Delta warlord, Ateke Micheal Tom has been crowned the new Amanyanabo of Okrika Town.   At coronation ceremony, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike  charged  the new Amanyanabo of Okochiri town to continue to invest  in the sustenance of peace in Okrika.   Governor Wike advised the newly...... read more
Buhari lines up committees for new minimum wage, Alex Ekwueme's burial President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee for the negotiation of a new National Minimum Wage.The Committee will be inaugurated on Monday at the Council Chambers, Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Sate House, Abuja. The committee is made up of persons from the public...... read more
Mainagate: Again, Senators bar Journalist from covering probe Barely one week after journalists were barred from covering the maiden sitting of the Senate adhoc committee set up to investigate the circumstances surrounding the return of Abdulrasheed Maina to the country and how he was readmitted into the civil service as a director‎, the federal lawmakers again sent newsmen out...... read more
Unpaid Salaries: Another Civil Servant commits suicide in Kwara Barely two weeks after Kogi recorded the death of a Cuvil Servant, Another civil servant in Kwara State has committed suicide over unpaid salaries. The deceased, Mr. Biodun Bashir is said to be a staff of the Universal Basic Education (UBE) in KwaraState at Oyun Local Government. According to Abdulrazaq O Hamzat,...... read more
Galadima replaces Salami as corruption monitoring committee leader The National Judicial Council (NJC) has replaced a former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami, as the head of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO). The Director of Information of the NJC, Mr Soji Oye, said on Tuesday that Salami was replaced by a retired...... read more
Buhari's govt recalled Maina, gave him needed protection, Family member confirms The family of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Pensions boss, on Wednesday alleged that their son was reinstated by the Federal Government because he is a messiah that reformed the Pension scheme. Insisting that Maina is not a fraudster, spokesperson of the family, Aliyu Maina accused a “cabal” of being behind the travails...... read more
Recall of ex-Pension Boss: I acted in public interest but conspiracy exposed me -Buhari's AGF The Attorney General of the Federation and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has stated that he acted in public interest in recommending the recall and promotion of Mr Abdulrasheed Maina. Malami made the comment during an interview with the Vanguard newspapers. The minister however said he would rather respond to...... read more
Page: United states may reject 82-year-old Ambassadorial nominee from Nigeria A former U.S intelligence community expert, Matthew Page, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s 82-year-old Ambassadorial nominee to the United States, Sylvanus Nsofor, may be rejected for not being a “dynamic and energetic” person. Recall that Nsofor’s nomination as Ambassador to the U.S had sparked controversy when President Buhari sent his...... read more
Buhari's Minister, Head of Service 'tear each apart publicly' over reinstatement of Maina The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Monday said there was no truth in the reports that she approved the reinstatement of a former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, and his subsequent posting to the Ministry of Interior. In a...... read more
BREAKING: Buhari surrenders, orders immediate withdrawal of ex-Pension boss from service President Muhammadu Buhari has called for immediate termination of former Pension leader, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina from Civil. This was meant known through his Special Assitant on media, Femi Adesina who just tweeted; "PMB orders immediate disengagement of Mr Abdulrasheed Maina from service. Asks for full report on circumstances of his recall." Adesina...... read more
Buhari's Minister defends reinstatement of 'corrupt' ex-Pension Boss Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau has defended federal government's reinstatement of a sacked chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina despite a pending corruption trial. Mr. Maina was in 2013 declared wanted by the Nigeria’s anticorruption agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. “Dark complexioned Maina is...... read more
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