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Monthly Archives: January 2016

New cases of corruption in Buhari’s govt

Abdulrahman Mohammed Biu, an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, who’s a deputy detective superintendent, has been arrested for extorting $150,000 from military officers involved in the ongoing investigation into the diversion of arms purchase funds. According to …

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See what the Economist Newspaper called Buhari

Crude tactics Cheap oil is causing a currency crisis in Nigeria. Banning imports is no solution MORE than 30 years ago, a young general swept to power in the fifth of Nigeria’s military coups since independence in 1960. The country …

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Air Marshal Amosu arrested

An EFCC said that the retired air marshal is being investigated for authorizing the purchase of two helicopters without functional rotors. He added that the former top military officer later compelled two air force officers to fly in one of …

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Rivers calm after Wike’s election upheld

Rivers State remained calm after the Supreme Court upheld the election of Gov. Nyesom Wike on Wednesday. Spokesman for the police in the state, DSP Ahmad Muhammad, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Port Harcourt that there was …

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Oscar awards organisers pledge to double membership of women, minorities by 2020

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, organiser of the Oscar awards, has pledged to double its membership of women and minorities by 2020. It said it would do this through an ambitious affirmative action plan that includes stripping …

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Charly Boy leads NCC sensitiation rally against vandalism of telecom infrastructure

Maverick musician and activist, Charly Boy, on Wednesday led a sensitisation rally organised by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) to educate the public against the destruction of telecom infrastructure. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report that the rally tagged: …

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Rivers PDP dedicates Wike`s victory to God

Mr Felix Obuah, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman in Rivers, has dedicated Gov. Nyesom Wike’s victory at the Supreme Court to God. Obuah made the statement on Wednesday in Port Harcourt while reacting to the Supreme Court judgment which upheld …

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Supreme Court Upholds Wike’s Election As Rivers State Governor

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Nyesom Wike as the Governor of Rivers State. The reason for the judgement is to be listed on February 12. Giving the ruling on Wednesday, Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, set aside the judgement …

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Customs impounds N145m worth of contraband

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone C, Owerri, said it has confiscated illegally imported items with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N145.1m. The new Area Comptroller of the Zone, Haruna Mamudu, made this known in a …

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Kerosene to sell at N83 – PPPRA

‎The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA)‎ has increased the price of Household Kerosene from N50 to N83. This is contained in its products pricing template, released on Sunday in Abuja. It stated that the N83 per litre price applied …

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