Anxiety as Mass sack looms at Budget Office President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the complete purge of the Budget Office because of the discrepancies and padding of the 2016 budget. According to a report on the Punch, the President handed down the directive following the embarrassment that the budget discrepancies had attracted to his government. It will be recalled...... read more
Nine months after, Buhari appoints the first Igbo into government It was a long, excruciating wait, but in the end, it has emerged that Ben Akabueze is the first Igbo man to meet President Muhammadu Buhari’s criteria to serve in his government outside those constitutionally guaranteed in almost 10 months it came into power. There had been an outcry from the...... read more
Fear not, nobody can touch your pay, FG assures Nigerian workers From the Federal Government, came an assurance to apprehensive Nigerian workers on Tuesday – due not fret over your wages, for nobody can touch it without having the law to contend with first. Minister of Labour and Employment,Chris Ngige, who gave the assurance pooh-poohed the position of some governors seeking for...... read more
CHEVRON’s GMoU Gulps N16.7b In 10 Years *Haastrup Tasks Journalists on Profession American oil giant, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), says it has expended whopping N16.7 billion social and infrastructural developments of her host communities in the last 10 years. CNL’s  Social Performance and Planning Manager , Olatunji Idowu, dropped the hints at a two-day Media Capacity Building Programme for Journalists held recently in...... read more
Prince Ogunwusi is new Ooni of Ile-Ife Barely three months after the death of  Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of the Giesi ruling house has emerged the 51st Ooni of Ile-Ife, Osun State governor Rauf Aregbesola has said in a press statement. Aregbesola said in the brief statement that the kingmakers of Ife had completed the...... read more
Members dazed as Okowa sacks Delta Board of Internal Revenue Members of the Delta State Board of Internal Revenue are shocked beyond words at the news of their sack by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, even when their second tenure is yet to elapse. The Board led by Hon. Joel-Onowakpo Thomas was asked to hand over to the Acting Chairman- Director of Operation,...... read more
Buhari marches words with action, removes NIMASA DG, an Igbo, less than one week after * imposes a northerner on Agency Less than a week after President Muhammad Buhari appointed Calistus Obi, an Igbo by ethnicity, as acting director general/chief executive of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the president today raised eyebrows when he approved the appointment of Haruna Baba Jauro as the new acting DG of NIMASA. The...... read more
Odusile emerges NUJ President Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has successfully elected Mr. Waheed Odusile its National President. Odusile was immediately sworn-in as 16th President of the union alongside his executive elected at NUJ’s 5th National Triennial Delegates Conference in Abuja. Outgoing President, Mallam Garba Muhammed Odusile beat five other presidential contenders, namely, Rotimi Obamuwagun, Dele Atunbi,...... read more
Gana replaces Abolurin as NSCDC Commandant President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu as the new Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).Gana succeeds Dr Ade Abolurin, who has retired from service. Gana  who was an Assistant Commandant-General of the NSCDC before his new appointment, hails from Muye in Lapai Local Government...... read more
Ministerial appointment: APC leaders scramble for positions Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Engr. Segun Oni and the National Publicity secretary of the party, Alhaji Lai Mohammed are currently jostling for a place in the cabinet of the president Muhammadu Buhari as ministers, investigation has revealed. Similarly, five other members of the party’s National Working...... read more
Obi congratulates Onu, Adeshina; commiserates with Onitsha Tanker fire Victims Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has commended Dr. Ogbonna  Onu and Mr. Femi Adeshina on their appointments as the Secretary to Government of the Federation and the Special Adviser to the President on media respectively. He also commended the emergence of  Mr. Eric  Osagie as the Managing Director of the...... read more
Obiano shuns Anambra Speaker, swears in 5 new commiossioners Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state on Monday performed the swearing-in ceremony of no fewer than five Commissioners who were recently cleared by the state House of Assembly. Speaker of the house, Mrs Chinwe Nwaebili who was also confirmed alonside others to join the State Executive Council was left out. Governor...... read more
FCT Minister in secret recruitment scandal As part of efforts to balance accounts which is believed to be in the red, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Senator Bala Mohammed is alleged to have concluded plans to use the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) to carry out a secret employment of no fewer than 500...... read more
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