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Soku Oil Wells: Bayelsa Govt Drags FG, Akwa Ibom To Supreme Court

Bayelsa State government has approached the Supreme Court asking for an order stopping the Federal Government over the payment of monthly statutory allocation from Soku oil wells to Rivers State. In a suit filed in Abuja, the Bayelsa State Government is invoking the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, which …

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FG Launches Central Database For Recovered Stolen Assets

The Federal Government has launched a central database for the management of recovered assets. The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami during the launch on Thursday, in Abuja, said all the assets that have been recovered by the Federal Government are now tied to specific projects. The launch was witnessed by …

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Malami – No Negotiations With P&ID

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, (SAN) says the Federal Government of Nigeria is not considering any possibility of negotiations with P&ID. “There will be no negotiation or talk of settlement with P&ID or any related party by or on behalf of the Federal Government …

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SENATOR BASSEY SUES FOR PEACE IN IBIONO IBOM LGA

… Ibiono Ibom Stakeholders Meet, Names Chairman and Secretary of PDP Campaign Committee for the October LG Polls. The Leader of the Akwa Ibom State Causus in the National Assembly and Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District, Distinguished Senator Bassey Albert (OBA), while speaking at the Stakeholders meeting …

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FEC Approves $3.1bn For Automation Of Nigeria Customs

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved $3.1 billion for the end to end automation of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).  Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed disclosed this at the end of the FEC virtual meeting in Abuja on Wednesday. According to her, the concessionary period is 20 years …

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CHIEF WINDY ISONG AT 55!

You will never grow to your fullest potential unless you plant seeds of joy, love, fulfillment, hope, and success. Nature can only return to you what you plant. Chief Windy Isong happens to be a name I knew while growing up. I was so fascinated because I learnt of the …

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Akinwunmi Adesina Re-elected as AFDB President

Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday, August 27. The Nigerian is set to spend another five years as the general overseer of the bank’s affairs. Adesina’s re-election took place electronically at the virtual annual general meeting of the bank on Thursday, …

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Amaechi loses major supporter Chidi Lloyd To PDP

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says politicians who bear bitterness in their minds  against others hardly make progress. He has therefore, declared that his success in politics and governance is because he carries no grudge against anybody. Governor Wike was speaking when  the people of Akpabu and Itu communities, …

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Ban On Flights: FG Vows To Employ Principle Of Reciprocity

As Nigeria gears up to resume international flights, the Federal Government has vowed to employ the principle of reciprocity in granting permission to airlines to restart operations.  Speaking on the flight ban imposed by some countries against Nigeria, the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu, …

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Amaechi, Reps In Heated Argument Over Chinese Loans

A heated argument ensued on Monday between the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Treaties, Agreements and Protocols, Nicholas Ossai. The committee is investigating the $500billion loan agreement between Nigeria and China for the Federal Government’s rail projects. While the public …

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17 Edo Lawmakers Claim To Have Impeached Assembly Speaker

Seventeen lawmakers of the Edo State House of Assembly, including 14 members whose seats have been previously declared vacant, claim that they have impeached the Speaker of the House, Francis Okiye, and his deputy, Roland Asoro. The decision was taken on Thursday at a private location in Benin City, the …

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NDDC Scholarship: Buhari Directs Agency To Pay Students Abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to pay the fees and stipends of scholars of the commission who are facing hardships abroad. The Director of Corporate Affairs at the NDDC, Charles Odili, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. This followed a protest by the …

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