BREAKING: Air Peace sacks 70 pilots, cuts salaries by 40 per cent

Hit by the effects of COVID-19, Air Peace, one of the leading Nigerian airliners, has sacked over 70 pilots across its fleet and reduced staff salaries by up to 40 per cent, as part of a rash of measures to keep the company afloat. The measure may not be unconnected with...... read more


Buhari to TUC: Hold your fire! Don’t force me to act prematurely on NDDC, NSITF, EFCC

President Muhammadu on Monday, appealed to the members of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), not to take a preemptive action to force his had to deal with those fingered in the fraud rocking the Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) and the Economic and Financial Crimes...... read more


UN body constitutes peace and reconciliation committee to curb crisis in Nigeria

A World Peace Ambassador and a member of the United Nations Economic Social Council, Special Advisory and Development Committee (UN ECOSOC CSC CSD - UNESC), Dr Olumuyiwa Babalola has constituted Voluntary Peace and Reconciliation Committee (VPRC) members in Nigeria. He said the committee members with intimidating academic credentials and wealth of...... read more


It’s the end of crime here, enthuses Diri *As Bayelsa becomes zonal police HQ

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the police high command for establishing the Zone 16 Police Headquarters in Yenagoa, the state capital. Diri, who stated this during the courtesy visit of the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 16, Austin Agbolahan, to...... read more


Okonjo-Iweala a big player on world stage, fit for WTO job - Obi

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Mr Peter Obi, has declared his support for Nigeria’s Former Finance Minister, Dr. Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala following her nomination for the post of Director, World Trade Organization (WTO).   In a statement on Saturday, Obi stated that Okonjo-Iweala had...... read more


Obi enthuses as Anambra’s Egbu becomes first black VC in UK varsity

Nothing is wrong with Nigeria as a people outside the failure of the leadership that has failed to take the people and country through the right part to greatness, former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, said on Thursday. He did while gushing at Nigeria’s Professor Charles Egbu, who was recently...... read more


Be wary of scammers, prowling around Oyo govt warns Nigerian Army applicants

The Oyo State government has warned indigenes and residents of the state to be wary of scammers circulating a fake 2020/2021 recruitment form into the Army. The government, in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the state has been made to...... read more


BREAKING: After Magu, hammer falls on EFCC management *12 directors suspended

It is getting hotter at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), with an instant suspension handed down 12 directors and top staff of the agency, a week after the arrest of its suspended Chairman, Ibrahim Magu. The hammered officials were among the heads of units who appeared before the Presidential...... read more


Buhari backs Keyamo on 774,000 jobs *Asks him to ignore NASS and proceed

It has emerged that the huffing and puffing of the National Assembly over the handling of the 774,000 jobs nationwide, has gone into no issue as President Muhammadu Buhari has thrown his weight behind Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, directing him to proceed with recruitment, despite the...... read more


BREAKING: Buhari finally ousts Magu, appoints Umar as new EFCC boss

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the suspension of Ibrahim Magu and the appointment of Mohammed Umar as Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Umar, who is the Head of Operations of the anti-graft agency, is to overseer the commission pending conclusion of investigation against erstwhile chair,...... read more


COVID-19: Fuming Wike fires Rivers Perm Sec for attending burial

For participating in a burial ceremony with more than 50 persons in attendance in contravention to the state government’s protocol on funerals amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Sunny Okere, Permanent Secretary in Rivers State, has lost his job. Okere, Permanent Secretary, Establishment, reportedly incurred the anger of the state Governor, Nyesom Wike,...... read more


NSITF: Reps launches probe on Ngige *Asks sacked management to resume

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, asked the sacked management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) to prepare to return to their offices, while lashing out at the Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Chris Ngige, and the Minister of State, Festus Keyamo, for daring to axe them. Ngige...... read more


Rumble in Imo Assembly over unpaid salaries *22 members plot Speaker’s ouster

Lack of payment of salaries for the 27 lawmakers is the reason some of the members of the Imo State House of Assembly are perfecting their move to impeach their Speaker Dr. Chiji Collins. The Nation is reporting that as at the last count, 22 of the lawmakers have signed on...... read more


Sagay, Odekunle on war part, as Magu tears PACAC apart

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has not issued an official statement on acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, its Chairman Prof Itse Sagay (SAN) said on Tuesday. He said the statement issued on Monday by a member, Prof Femi Odekunle, was his personal...... read more


BREAKING: House moves to impeach Ondo Deputy Gov over altercation with police boss

Last month’s altercation with Commissioner of Police in the State, has landed Agboola Ajayi, Deputy Governor of Ondo State in trouble, as it has been cited as one of the reasons the House of Assembly has moved to impeach him. In a seven-point ground of impeachment, the lawmakers also cited gross...... read more


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