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NNPC explains parameters for employment, career progression in corporation

NNPC explains parameters for employment, career progression in corporation

The Nigerian National Corporation (NNPC) has explained the parametres for employment as well as career progression in the corporation, using the recently concluded Graduate Trainee employment process as well as top Management promotion exercise executed by the corporation as an illustration. The National Oil company says unblemished academic competence, logical thinking, ability to engage meaningfully in problem solving in addition ... Read More »

Shanghai Shenhua Terminates United’s Odion Ighalo’s Loan , Orders striker  To Return For Chinese Season Next Week

Shanghai Shenhua Terminates United’s Odion Ighalo’s Loan , Orders striker To Return For Chinese Season Next Week

Manchester United have hit a brick wall in their attempts to extend Odion Ighalo’s loan deal with just a week to go before it runs out. Shanghai Shenhua have rejected United’s requests to keep Ighalo at Old Trafford for another three months and are demanding that the Nigerian striker rejoins them to prepare for the start of the delayed Chinese ... Read More »

Governors Kick As Buhari Okays Autonomy For Assemblies , Judiciary

Governors Kick As Buhari Okays Autonomy For Assemblies , Judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari may have pulled a fast one on state governors with Friday’s signing of Executive Order No. 10 of 2020 which grants financial autonomy to State legislature and the judiciary. Many governors were left shocked by the president’s action coming so soon after the financial autonomy granted local governments by this same administration. The aggrieved governors see the ... Read More »

Barcelona ‘make MAJORITY of their players available for sale with only Lionel Messi and five others guaranteed a place

Barcelona ‘make MAJORITY of their players available for sale with only Lionel Messi and five others guaranteed a place

Barcelona are open to selling all but six of their entire players this summer. The club’s financial situation has been worsened by the coronavirus pandemic and that means that the majority of the first team squad’s futures are now unclear. Spanish outlet Marca claim only Lionel Messi, Antoine Girezmann, Gerard Pique, Frenkie de Jong, Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Ansu Fatu ... Read More »

Court Grants Bail to Two Chinese Accused of Offering N100m Bribe to EFCC Staff

Court Grants Bail to Two Chinese Accused of Offering N100m Bribe to EFCC Staff

By: Owolola Adebola   Justice Muhammad Saidu Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court,  on Thursday, May 21, 2020 granted bail to two Chinese: Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi, being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for offering N100million (Hundred Million Naira) bribe to the  Sokoto Zonal Head of the EFCC,  Abdulahi Lawal. The judge granted the defendants bail ... Read More »

Borno: Ranking LG officials absent as Zulum surprises Chibok, Bama, Gwoza, 3 others 

Borno: Ranking LG officials absent as Zulum surprises Chibok, Bama, Gwoza, 3 others 

… Roll-call of absentees taken … Emirs on ground while officials absent By INUSA NDAHI, Maiduguri Senior officials, including some secretaries who currently oversee affairs, were conspicuously absent with secretariats mostly empty when Governor Babagana Umara Zulum undertook surprise tour of six local government areas in southern and central Borno state to monitor the quality of governance at the grassroots ... Read More »

IGP CLEARS AIR ON CURFEW/INTER-STATE MOVEMENT RESTRICTION ORDERS

IGP CLEARS AIR ON CURFEW/INTER-STATE MOVEMENT RESTRICTION ORDERS

  The police top brass has cleared the air on restrictions order.This was contained in a release by the office e of the police image maker,DCP Frank Mba.Acvording to him,it becomes imperative to do so following unending inquiries on the status of essential workers in respect of the due enforcement of the national curfew and inter-state movement restriction orders emplaced ... Read More »

Expensive Hair-Cut: Bournemouth Removes Nigerian Jordon Ibe From Team-list  For Breaking Convid-19 Lockdown Order

Expensive Hair-Cut: Bournemouth Removes Nigerian Jordon Ibe From Team-list For Breaking Convid-19 Lockdown Order

Jordon Ibe will not get the opportunity to finish the season with Bournemouth after the club decided against offering him an extended deal. The winger, who joined the Cherries for a club record £15million fee in 2016, is out of contract on June 30 and will be released immediately, according to Sky Sports. Premier League clubs are able to negotiate ... Read More »

I’ll Challenge Adamawa’s N17billion Loan Approval Process In Court- Umar Ardo

I’ll Challenge Adamawa’s N17billion Loan Approval Process In Court- Umar Ardo

Former governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) , Dr Umar Ardo has vowed to challenge the legality of the recently approved loan for Adamawa State by the state’s house of assembly. Ardo expressed this desire today in a press statement .Questioning the process of approval,Ardo wondered how a N17billion loan scaled all legal approval mechanism ... Read More »

Police Harassment: Nigeria Medical Association Begins Sit- At -Home Protest

Police Harassment: Nigeria Medical Association Begins Sit- At -Home Protest

PRESS RELEASE OF THE LAGOS STATE BRANCH OF NIGERIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION ON THE CONTINUED CONFLICTING DIRECTIVES OF GOVERNMENT AND LAW-ENFORCEMENT AGENTS ON THE STATUS OF ESSENTIAL WORKERS, INCLUDING DOCTORS AND OTHER HEALTH-WORKERS AND THE INCESSANT HARASSMENT OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN LAGOS Whereas the directives of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhamadu Buhari, through the Presidential Taskforce ... Read More »

Illegal Oil Bunkering: Court Orders Fresh Trial of Blue Dolphin Limited,  Others.

Illegal Oil Bunkering: Court Orders Fresh Trial of Blue Dolphin Limited,  Others.

Justice Philomena Ekpe of the Court of Appeal, Calabar division, Cross Rivers State,  on Tuesday, May 19, 2020  set aside the decision of a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, which acquitted Edward Odey Oluohu, Frank Asuquo Okon,  Godwin Etim Anwanadung and their companies, Blue Dolphin Limited and Lib-Zone Petroleum Limited, in a case of alleged oil ... Read More »

BREAKING: PTF Extends Gradual Easing Of COVID-19 Lockdown By Two Weeks

BREAKING: PTF Extends Gradual Easing Of COVID-19 Lockdown By Two Weeks

  The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has extended the gradual easing of the lockdown by two weeks. The PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, announced this on Monday during the briefing of the members of the task force in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He said, “The reality is that in ... Read More »

Convid -19 Lockdown: President Buhari To Address The Nation Tonight

Convid -19 Lockdown: President Buhari To Address The Nation Tonight

President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation in a broadcast on Monday following the end of the first phase of the gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown. The president had addressed the nation on COVID-19 measures on three previous occasions. Sani Aliyu, the national coordinator of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19, made the disclosure when he appeared on ... Read More »

Lagos considers full re-opening of economy, embarks on assessment of readiness of businesses

Lagos considers full re-opening of economy, embarks on assessment of readiness of businesses

Lagos State is considering full re-opening of the critical sectors of its economy, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, revealed on Sunday. But, the move will not be pushed in a hurry. In the coming days, Sanwo-Olu said the State Government would be rolling out Register-to-Open initiative as part of the plans that would enable it assess the level of readiness of the ... Read More »

Is it Arsenal? It could be’: Reims president adds fuel to Disasi-to-Arsenal  rumours

Is it Arsenal? It could be’: Reims president adds fuel to Disasi-to-Arsenal rumours

Reims’ president Jean-Pierre Caillot has given an update on Arsenal’s reported target Axel Disasi. “I know the interest of Sevilla, of course. But it will not be easy. At this time, the player is closer to the Premier League,” Caillot told Spanish news outlet ABC. Is it Arsenal? The interviewer asked? “It could be. But I am not saying more ... Read More »

FG impounds British aircraft for operating commercial flights into Nigeria

FG impounds British aircraft for operating commercial flights into Nigeria

  The Federal Government has impounded an aircraft owned by a British company for operating commercial flights into Nigeria without approval.   The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known on Sunday via his Twitter handle, @hadisirika. He said the company, Flair Aviation, was authorised to conduct humanitarian flights but was caught operating commercial flights. Sirika explained that in ... Read More »

SNAIL SELLER MEETS HER LONGTIME CUSTOMER WHO IS NOW A STATE GOVERNOR AND HER LIFE STORY CHANGED

SNAIL SELLER MEETS HER LONGTIME CUSTOMER WHO IS NOW A STATE GOVERNOR AND HER LIFE STORY CHANGED

The prayers of a popular snail seller, Iya Dare Onigbin at Owena, Igbaraoke in Ifedore local government area, Ondo state was answered after meeting one of her customers who is now a Governor. When early on that very day, it was drizzling in parts of Igbaraoke, little did Mrs Funmilayo Osunla, knew that the rain was a positive omen at ... Read More »

PENSION CRISIS: BORNO GOVT ATTRIBUTES FRAUD, INCOMPLETE FILLING OF DATA AMONGST PENSIONERS…..SEEKS COLLABORATIVE MEASURES

PENSION CRISIS: BORNO GOVT ATTRIBUTES FRAUD, INCOMPLETE FILLING OF DATA AMONGST PENSIONERS…..SEEKS COLLABORATIVE MEASURES

BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Borno State Government has said that the lingering crisis on pension payments resulting to inability of quite a number to collect their pension entitlements is attributed to fraud, improper filling of Data and avoidable challenges on the part of the pensioners themselves. This was disclosed by the Head of Service (HoS), Barrister Simon Malgwi during a ... Read More »

FG, States and LGCs share N606.196 billion in April

FG, States and LGCs share N606.196 billion in April

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) at its meeting yesterday via Virtual Conferencing, chaired by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr. Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, shared to the Federal Government, States and Local Government Councils a sum total of N606.196 billion as federal allocation for the month of April 2020. From this amount, inclusive of VAT, ... Read More »

COVID-19 : FCTA sets guidelines for operations in the Agricultural sector

COVID-19 : FCTA sets guidelines for operations in the Agricultural sector

FCT ADMINISTRATION REITERATES COMMITMENT TOWARDS THE ATTAINMENT OF FOOD SECURITY …sets guidelines for operations in the Agricultural sector.  With the relaxation of the lockdown amidst the Covid 19 pandemic, the Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat of the FCT Administration has reassured farmers of the Administration’s commitment to step up the provision of support towards the attainment of food security. The Acting Secretary, ... Read More »