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Advise Buhari to obey judgment on release of payment details on electricity contracts, SERAP tells Malami

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Mr Abukabar Malami, SAN, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to use his “special role as the Chief Law Officer of Nigeria to advise and persuade President Muhammadu Buhari to fully and effectively enforce the judgment by Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor ordering the immediate release of details of payments ... Read More »

Community Police: S’West Traditionalists Support IG

Community Police: S’West Traditionalists Support IG

Ade Ademiju, Ado -Ekiti Traditionalists in the Southwest region of the country, have  supported the advocacy of the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu that the country insecurity challenges can only be solved through  community based state  police. Speaking with newsmen in Ado Ekiti on Sunday, the Obarisa Agbaye of Ijo Olorisa Parapo ati Asa Adulawo Organisation, Oba  Jamiu ... Read More »

JAMB: Bankers make case for CIBN diploma, commend Oloyede

JAMB: Bankers make case for CIBN diploma, commend Oloyede

  Prof Oloyede* The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria(CIBN) has made a case that the Diploma issued by it should be listed by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) as qualification for Direct Entry for candidates who wish to purse degree in Banking and Finance. The request was made on Tuesday when the Institute paid a courtesy visit ... Read More »

$9.6 bn P&ID judgement: FG will not allow rip-off of Nigeria- Abubakar Malami

$9.6 bn P&ID judgement: FG will not allow rip-off of Nigeria- Abubakar Malami

  Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mallam Abubakar Malami has vowed that the Federal Government will protect the interest of the country and its citizens on all matters, including the contract saga with Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID) that led to the hefty sum of $9.6 billion awarded against Nigeria in favour of the company. ... Read More »

Alaibe goes to court over Bayelsa PDP guber primary

Alaibe goes to court over Bayelsa PDP guber primary

  Dissatisfied with the conduct and outcome of the recent Bayelsa State Gubernatorial primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, a frontline contestant, has gone to court in search of redress. On Friday September 13, 2019, Alaibe approached the Federal High Court in Yenogoa Judicial Division, Bayelsa State with an application for cancellation of the result of ... Read More »

Hundreds attend 2019 EKOBA Europe Gala Night on Saturday in London

Hundreds attend 2019 EKOBA Europe Gala Night on Saturday in London

  *Cross section of Ekorians at the program. Seated is Pa Olulade of 1952 set.* Scores of members of Eko Boys’ High School old Boys Association (EKOBA) with their families and friends on Saturday attended the 2019 EKOBA Europe Gala Night in London. Ekorians Subair ( EKOBA 2nd VP) and Dr Olokodana (Social Secretary) represented the national EKOBA at the ... Read More »

Now is the time to stamp out terrorism- Buhari charges ECOWAS leaders

Now is the time to stamp out terrorism- Buhari charges ECOWAS leaders

  President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, urged ECOWAS leaders not to allow terrorist groups destabilise the region. ”Our region has made commendable progress in the realization of its regional integration and we must not allow terrorist groups to destabilize our Community and undermine the aspirations of our people for a safe, secure and prosperous ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun to opponents: Join us or start preparing for 2023

Gov Abiodun to opponents: Join us or start preparing for 2023

  Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Saturday described the judgement by the Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal same day as the triumph of rule of law; victory for democracy and further validation of the mandate bestowed on him at the polls. The Governor said he remained magnanimous in victory and extended, once again, a hand of fellowship ... Read More »

We will reduce illiteracy, poverty in Bauchi-NEDC

We will reduce illiteracy, poverty in Bauchi-NEDC

  L-R: Gen Tarfa, Gov Muhammed, Dr Alkali* The Chairman of the North East Development Commission (NEDC), Maj. Gen. Paul Tarfa (retd), has declared the readiness of the Commission to reduce the rate of illiteracy and poverty in Bauchi State. Tarfa made this known in Bauchi, on Saturday when delegates of the Commission, including Dr Mohammed Goni Alkali – MD/CEO, ... Read More »

Sympathizers protest as EFCC Arrests 11 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Sapele

Sympathizers protest as EFCC Arrests 11 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Sapele

  It was end of the road for 11 suspected internet fraudsters as they were arrested at their hideout in an early morning raid in Sapele, Delta State on Saturday 14, 2019 by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office. The surprise raid in the wee hours of the day which was based on intelligence ... Read More »

Rebels attack world’s largest oil refinery in Saudi Arabia

Rebels attack world’s largest oil refinery in Saudi Arabia

  By The State Online with agency reports Iran-allied Houthi rebels in Yemen have claimed responsibility claimed responsibility for an armed drone attack early Saturday, Sept. 14 on Saudi Aramco’s Abqaiq refinery. It is the world’s largest   world’s largest oil processing facility. The rebels also hit the Khurais oil field, a major site operated by Saudi Aramco. Both attacks sparked massive fires ... Read More »