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Fire guts EFCC office

Officials of the Federal Fire Service, FFS, Wuse Zonal office, Monday, successfully subdued inferno that almost razed down the Wuse 2 Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The fire fighters led by the Sector Commander, Melone Onyekachi, arrived the Wuse 2 office of the Commission when…

Musiliu Smith

Police Service chief commends Enugu governor’s performance

The Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Musiliu Smith, Monday, stated that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State deserves credit for running the state in a progressive, people-oriented and security-conscious manner. Mr Smith, who made the statement while delivering his keynote address at the opening ceremony of a four-day…

EFCC operatives

EFCC docks Kano governorship candidate for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on November 19, 2018 arraigned Abdulsalam Abdulkareem, a governorship candidate of the Green Party of Nigeria, GPN, and Ebere Nzekwe before Justice Lewis Allagoa of the Federal High Court, Kano on a nine-count charge of criminal conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence…

President Buhari and former President Goodluck Jonathan

Buhari felicitates with Jonathan, Attah on birthdays

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former President Goodluck Jonathan and ex-governor of Akwa Ibom State, Victor Attah, on their birthdays. Mr Jonathan, who handed over power to Mr Buhari in 2015 turns 61 on November 20 while Mr Attah turns 80 on the same day. President Buhari in a…

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Super Eagles arrive on first international flight at Asaba airport

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has described the first international flight into the Asaba International Airport as momentous as it brought back the Super Eagles from South Africa after qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Governor Okowa spoke on Sunday while receiving the Super Eagles on arrival…

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and President Muhammadu Buhari. [Photo credit: Nigeria Today]

Leaked Audio: SERAP asks INEC to probe Saraki’s campaign spending in 2015

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegation that Senate President Bukola Saraki spent between N200m and N400m in every state, except the six South-West states, to influence…

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Nwobodo commends Gov Ugwuanyi for ‘restoring Rangers’ dignity’

A former Governor of old Anambra State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Jim Nwobodo, has applauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his commitment and contributions to the remarkable feats recorded by the Rangers International Football Club of Enugu, in lifting the 2015/2016 Nigerian Professional Football…

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari hails Super Eagles over AFCON 2019 qualification

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria on their qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following the score draw against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg Saturday. The president in a statement by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said he joins millions of football-loving…

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari dismisses Ohaneze’s endorsement of Atiku

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the split within the Ohanaeze Igbo socio-cultural group over its reported endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, did not surprise him. Speaking at a meeting with a select group of South-east leaders on Friday, at the State House,…

I’ve asked EFCC to account for all recovered money — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, stated that his vision and objectives for Nigeria are very clear and he is on course to achieving them. Speaking when he received members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), led by its President, Reverend Samson Ayokunle in State House, Abuja, President Buhari said he…

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Sell iTunes Gift Cards On GiftCardsToNaira – High Rates

You recently came across an iTunes card and selling it has been a bit of a problem. Considering the high rate of fraud in Nigeria, your reservation about dealing with just any seller on the internet is understandable. As a result, you don’t know where to begin. But, what if…

FCMB used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Eagle Construction Limited ECL Abuja]

FCMB partners WSBI to boost financial inclusion in Nigeria

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) is set to substantially increase its value chain and growth of the Nigerian economy and its support for agribusinesses, after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI). The memorandum outlines a framework to deepen agency banking, financial inclusion…

President Muhammadu Buhari

LADOL shows our reforms succeeding – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will continue to implement policies that attract investment and spark competition in critical sectors of the economy for employment creation and growth. Speaking at the State House, Abuja on Thursday while receiving the Chairman and Management of the LADOL Integrated Logistics Enterprise…

R-L: Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State; Wife of Senator Jim Nwobodo, Mrs. Pat Nwobodo; Chairman of Enugu South Local Government Area, Hon. Sunday Ugwu, and the Deputy Leader of the State Assembly and member representing Enugu South Rural Constituency, Hon. Mrs. Onyinye Ugwu, during her Annual Constituency Outreach and Empowerment programme, yesterday.

Nwobodo’s wife hails Ugwuanyi’s performance

The wife of Jim Nwobodo, the former Governor of old Anambra State, Pat Nwobodo, has described Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as “Junior Jim”, who has exhibited outstanding leadership qualities similar to that of her husband when he was governor. Mrs. Nwobodo added that she was proud to call Mr Ugwuanyi “Junior…

EFCC operatives

Court orders final forfeiture of N1.3bn to Nigerian govt

Justice A. Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of the sums of N1,260,000,000, $327,132.35, £167.85 and €157.90 recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commision, EFCC, to the Federal Government. The order came following an ex parte application filed by the…

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (middle) with Speaker of the State Assembly, Rt. Hon. Edward Ubosi (right); State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Augustine Nnamani (2nd left) and the PDP Candidate, Enugu East/Isi-Uzo Federal Constituency, Hon. Prince Conelius Nnaji, when the people of Enugu East Urban visited the governor and endorsed him for a second term in office, yesterday.

Enugu communities declare support for Governor Ugwuanyi’s re-election

The people of the ancient kingdom of Ibagwa-Ani and Enugu East Urban in Nsukka and Enugu East Local Government Areas respectively, on Wednesday joined thousands of groups that have endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for a second term in office. The two communities in their addresses delivered to Mr Ugwuanyi when…

Richard Akindele

Sex-for-Marks Scandal: Ex-OAU professor to be docked, seeks plea bargain

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo, for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result…

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

A Promise Kept in the Land of Promise, By Ime Atim

At this point in the history and political life of Akwa Ibom State, one cannot but agree with Late General Sani Abacha when he labeled the State "Land of Promise. Akwa Ibom state since its creation has truly been a land of promise. It had the right vegetation and resources…

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa lawmakers oppose incessant deployment of police officers

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has called on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to stop further deployment of police commissioners to the state in order not to raise unnecessary tension. The lawmakers say the incessant deployment of police commissioners to the state is worrisome and necessitated its…

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

By-election: Kwara governor alleges influx of strangers, redeployment of police DPO

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has raised alarm over the influx of suspected political thugs into the state as by-election for member of House of Representatives to represent Ekiti, Irepodun and Isin Federal constituency approaches. Mr Ahmed, who declared that the state is under siege, dropped the hint yesterday…

Minister of state for petroleum, Emmanuel Kachikwu with Oando CEO Wale Tinubu at the forum

Kachikwu, Wabote, Tinubu push the Nigerian agenda at the 25th Africa Oil Week

The African Oil and Gas industry is showing signs of an auspicious future; there is renewed investor interest and burgeoning confidence in the continent and sector following continued upward movement in oil prices and recent oil and gasdiscoveries. This was very apparent by the host of panel discussions, country and…

Aung San Suu Kyi. [PHOTO CREDIT: SBS]

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Amnesty’s highest honour

Amnesty International announced Monday that it has withdrawn its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of the Myanmar leader’s shameful betrayal of the values she once stood for. On 11 November, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Kumi Naidoo, wrote to Aung San Suu…

President Muhammadu Buhari at the Paris Peace Forum

Buhari urges world leaders to impose stringent actions on illicit financial flows

President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday in Paris, France, called for stringent actions against perpetrators of illicit financial flows, including crackdown on safe heavens. The Nigerian President warned that continuous impunity will encourage more pilfering of countries’ resources to the detriment of poor and vulnerable populace. Speaking at the first edition of…

EFCC operatives

Probe corruption in conduct of APC, PDP primaries, SERAP tells EFCC, ICPC

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) requesting them to “jointly investigate allegations of corruption during the recent primaries by both the All Progressives Congress (APC)…

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (left) with Chief Mike Ejeagha, when he paid the iconic high-life Nigerian musician a visit at his residence in Enugu, Saturday

Enugu Governor, Ugwuanyi, visits suffering iconic musician, Mike Ejeagha, gets endorsement

The iconic high-life musician, Mike Ejeagha, has endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for a second term in office, for providing good governance and adequate security in the state. Mr. Ejeagha gave the endorsement when Governor Ugwuanyi visited him at his residence in Abakpa Nike, Enugu East Local Government…