I won't resign because I didn't do anything wrong - British PM's top aide

Dominic Cummings, a top adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, defended his decision to leave London amid lockdown travel restrictions, saying: “I don’t regret what I did.” “I did not ask the prime minister about the decision; He was ill himself and he had huge problems to deal with,” Cummings...... read more

BREAKING: Buhari appoints yet another northerner to plum job

President Muhammadu Buhari, has shunned the immense criticism trailing his appointments, and once again looked up North, as he named Professor Adamu Kyuka Usman as Chairman of Governing Board of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC). In a letter dated 15, May 2020 and signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu,...... read more

Buhari sacks Uwakwe, four others, retains Gana as NECO boss,

President Muhammadu Buhari’s hammer has finally descended on Prof. Charles Uwakwe, as he has finally been handed a letter termination his appointment as the Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO). The President’s directive was conveyed in a letter, dated May 11 and signed by the Permanent Secretary...... read more

BREAKING: Buhari sacks TCN boss as Nigeria is thrown into darkness

Sule Abdulaziz was on Tuesday appointed as the Acting Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), after the summary sack of Usman Gur Mohammed, by the Federal Government through the Minister of Power, Mohammed Sale, apparently over the continuous parlous state of power supply in the country. Spokesman of...... read more

CONFIRMED: 15 Chinese 'doctors' on private mission, not working for Nigeria

It has turned out that the 15 “Chinese Doctors” Nigerians were told were coming to help the country fight COVID-19, for which there was a lot of outcries before and after their arrival, are on a private mission after all. Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, had first officially rekindled interest about...... read more

BREAKING: Buhari finally appoints Gambari, Kyari;s replacement, three weeks after death

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally found the replacement of the late Abba Kyari with Tuesday’s appointment of former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, as the new Chief of Staff CoS, three weeks after the former’s death. Kyari died on Friday April 17, 2020 from complications associated with COVID-19...... read more

Buhari appoints another northerner, picks Shehu as new RMAFC

Another northerner, Mohammed Shehu, has emerged as President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice as the new Secretary of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC). However, the President, also appointed Bitrus Chinoko as the Director-General of the Centre for Management Development (CMD) Lagos, according to a statement by the Secretary to the...... read more

Uzodinma to Imo workers: If you want your salaries, you know what to do

The Government of Imo State has said that no Parastatal in the state that has conformed to government’s directives on modalities of payment of their salaries is being owed. Rising from an Imo State Executive Council (EXCO) Meeting, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, told reporters...... read more

Again, 400 staff fired, as Atiku’s hammer falls on AUN

The touted restructuring of companies belonging to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has continued with the sacking of 400 staff of the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, Adamawa State. Prof. Abba Tahir, the Vice President for University Relations, AUN, made the disclosure in a statement made available to newsmen in...... read more

Access Bank makes U-turn on sack of workers *Says nobody will go without CBN’s nod

Access Bank Plc on Monday denied news making rounds that it would sack 75 per cent of its workforce and as well close over 300 branches. The bank denied this in a statement signed by Mr Sunday Ekwochi, its Company Secretary, posted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) website. It said...... read more

Seven years after, accolades still trails Obi *He achieved so much in health - Okunna

Even seven years out of office, former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has continued to attract accolades for the immense achievements he reportedly made in the state in during his tenure. Obi, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the April 23 election, remains the only...... read more

Why workers in Atiku’s coys are being sacked *It’s long overdue – mgt

Mohammed El Yakub, General Manager of Gotel, the communications company owned by former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has come out with a staunch defence of the summarily sack of its 51 staff, saying it had nothing to do with the COVID-19 disease ravaging the world, with the case of Nigeria exceeding...... read more

Obi to Okonjo-Iweala: You’re a blessing to the world *Hails ex-Minister on fresh appointment

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has congratulated Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on her recent appointment by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a Special Envoy for WHO’s Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator.   Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT)...... read more

BREAKING: Obaseki reacts, appoints Uzamere as new Chief of Staff, after Akerere's exit

Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki, responded immediately to the resignation of Taiwo Akerere who resigned as his Chief of Staff by appointing of Osaze Ethan Uzamere as his replacement. The new appointment came via a statement by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Osarodion Ogie, few hours after Akerere’s resignation and...... read more

COVID-19: ECOWAS meet, appoints Buhari to lead war against scourge

The Presidents of West African countries under the aegis of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government have appointed President Muhammadu Buhari as Champion of the COVID-19 response. The President’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday explained that the appointment took place at the Extraordinary...... read more

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