Mohammed Umar reportedly takes over as acting EFCC chairman

Following the suspension of Ibrahim Magu who is being investigated over allegations of Fraud, Mohammed Umar has reportedly taken over as the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC. Until this appointment, Umar was the Head of Operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the second most senior operative at theContinue reading “Mohammed Umar reportedly takes over as acting EFCC chairman”

Ngige apologizes over Keyamo’s outburst on 774,000 jobs

Chris Ngige, Minister of Employment Labour and Productivity has apologized to the National Assembly over the altercation between the Minister of State for Labour, Mr. Festus Keyamo SAN and a joint committee of the National Assembly over-sighting the ministry. The Minister who tendered the apology during a courtesy visit to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan onContinue reading “Ngige apologizes over Keyamo’s outburst on 774,000 jobs”

Hushpuppi: Protesters storm US Embassy, demand arrest of Atiku and Dino Melaye (photos)

Some protesters on Monday July 6 stormed the US embassy in Abuja, demanding the arrest of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Timi Frank, Dino Melaye and other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains, and an investigation of their link to arrested suspected Nigerian fraudster,  Raymond Abbas Igbalode a.k.a Hushpuppi. The protesters said to be members of Concerned Citizens Forum (CCF) heldContinue reading “Hushpuppi: Protesters storm US Embassy, demand arrest of Atiku and Dino Melaye (photos)”

Festus Keyamo cannot strain NASS’ cordial relationship with Buhari – Senate President, Ahmad Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Monday July 6, reacted to the altercation between the Minister of State for Employment and Productivity, Festus Keyamo and the National Assembly Joint Committee supervising the Ministry on the planned recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians for the Special Public Works programme of the Federal Government.  Lawan who insisted that the recruitment programmeContinue reading “Festus Keyamo cannot strain NASS’ cordial relationship with Buhari – Senate President, Ahmad Lawan”

President Buhari applauds Nigerian man who found a wallet loaded with cash in Japan and returned it.

President Buhari has applauded a Nigerian man, Ikenna Nweke, who found a wallet loaded with cash on the streets of Japan and returned it to the authorities. Ikenna, who is a PhD student at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, and also a teaching assistant in the same university, said he was on his way home when heContinue reading “President Buhari applauds Nigerian man who found a wallet loaded with cash in Japan and returned it.”

Bill to strip the president of powers to order for forfeiture of assets of accused persons, scales second reading

A bill seeking to strip the president of the powers to order for forfeiture of assets of accused persons has scaled second reading in the House of Representatives. The discretionary power previously granted to the president to order for forfeiture of assets was on Thursday, July 2, transferred to the judges of a High Court.Continue reading “Bill to strip the president of powers to order for forfeiture of assets of accused persons, scales second reading”

It’s not our duty to expose Boko Haram sponsors- Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has said it is not its responsibility to expose sponsors of Boko Haram insurgents.  Speaking at a press briefing today Thursday, July 2, the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, said although the army is aware that some groups are being sponsored, it is not its responsibility to expose the sponsorsContinue reading “It’s not our duty to expose Boko Haram sponsors- Nigerian Army”

Abiola Oke, CEO of OkayPlayer resigns after multiple women took to Twitter to accuse him of unethical conduct

Abiola Oke, CEO and publisher of the indie music website Okayplayer and OkayAfrica, has resigned after multiple women took to Twitter to accuse him of inappropriate behaviour and creating a toxic work environment. The allegations surfaced on Tuesday, June 23 and more women are still speaking up even now. The women made numerous allegations against Abiola Oke,Continue reading “Abiola Oke, CEO of OkayPlayer resigns after multiple women took to Twitter to accuse him of unethical conduct”

We did not obtain a land title certificate or a building permit for the new property – Nigeria admits mistake on demolition of Nigerian Embassy staff quarters in Ghana

The Nigerian government has admitted its mistake on not obtaining a land title certificate or a building permit for its new structure at the Nigerian High Commission in Accra, Ghana which was recently demolished.  Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama who disclosed this however added that the mistake was not enough reason for the demolition of the buildingContinue reading “We did not obtain a land title certificate or a building permit for the new property – Nigeria admits mistake on demolition of Nigerian Embassy staff quarters in Ghana”

Nigerian soldier arrested for blasting the Chief of Army Staff and other security chiefs in viral video (Watch video)

A Nigerian soldier has been arrested for blasting the Chief of Army Staff and other security chiefs in a viral video. In the video, Lance Corporal Martins berated the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, and other security chiefs in the country for not acting to stop the incessant killings of Nigerians by terrorists and armed bandits. InContinue reading “Nigerian soldier arrested for blasting the Chief of Army Staff and other security chiefs in viral video (Watch video)”