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Fresh Fraud Probe Opens at NNPC Over Fraudulent Allocation Of Naphtha Fuel Oil

The Maikanti Baru led Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reportedly launched an extensive operation to investigate massive alleged fraud over improper allocations of Naphtha and Fuel Oil running into billions of dollars.   Investigations are focusing on the activities of former GMD’s of the corporation,...

Asset Declaration: FG Asks CJN Onnoghen to Vacate Office

…. To be Arraigned on Criminal Charged The Federal Government has declared war against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen asking him to immediately vacate his exalted office as Head of the Nation’s judiciary over alleged sundry asset declaration...

New Nigerian international passport with 10-year validity will cost N70,000 – NIS

The new 64-page passport will have a 10-year validity and will cost N70,000 - The one with 5-year validity will be going for half the first price, N35,000 - The new passport will be unveiled on Monday, March 4 The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS)...

Nigerian Air Force Upgrades Air School in Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has commissioned the Air Force Comprehensive School (AFCS) Kaduna. The school, which existed as a day secondary school, was recently remodelled, renovated, expanded and upgraded, by the NAF, to a comprehensive School to enhance service delivery. The Executive Governor...

IgboGroup reacts to Adamu’s appointment as new IGP

A human rights group, International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety) has stated that the appointment of Abubakar Mohammed Adamu, another Northern Muslim from Lafia, Nasarawa State, North-central Nigeria, as the Inspector-General of Police, is a slap on the face...

Noise Pollution: Government Shuts Down Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Church & 6 Other Churches In Lagos

The Lagos State Government has shut down the Lord’s Chosen Charismatic  Revival Ministry and six other churches in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria over noise pollution. Officials of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA stormed a branch of the Lord’s...

Nigeria opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar would continue Niger Delta amnesty programme – policy advisor

ABUJA, Feb - Nigeria’s main opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar would continue the country’s Niger Delta amnesty programme, a policy advisor told Reuters on Thursday. The controversial programme gives stipends to former militants in the oil-rich Delta region. Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari sought to overhaul...

Nigerian military frees detained journalists held over Boko Haram article

ABUJA, Jan 9 - Nigeria’s military has released an editor two days after detaining him over an article about a planned offensive against Islamist militants in the northeast, his newspaper said. Soldiers raided the Daily Trust’s offices in the capital Abuja on Sunday in an...

2019: Sultan, NSA to discuss national security challenges

Sultan of Sokoto, Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar and the National Security Adviser Mohammed Babagana Monguno will address issues of security at a One day National conference of the Alumni Association of the National Institute (AANI). In a press conference announcing conference with the theme “dialogue on...

Lagos arrests notorious land grabbing kingpin

…Vows to make state unbearable for perpetrators Efforts by the Lagos State Government to curb the activities of land grabbers popularly known as Omo onile received a massive boost on Thursday as the Special Task Force on Land Grabbing set by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode arrested one...