Monthly Archives: June 2016

Eid-el Fitri: FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holiday

The Nigerian government has declared Tuesday, July 5, and Wednesday, July 6, as public holidays to celebrate the Muslim festival, Eid-el Fitri. The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, announced the holiday in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. ...

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I’ll refund N400m to show support for anti-corruption war – Metuh

Former publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has argued that his readiness to return the “contentious” N400m as a sign of support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war. Metuh said this in a statement by his lawyer, Onyechi ...

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Why I run Osun without Commissioners – Aregbesola

Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has disclosed that insufficient funds have prevented his government from appointing commissioners since it was inaugurated in November 27, 2014. The governor posited that the dwindling allocation from the federal allocation has really affected ...

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NNPC, China sign $50bn MoU on oil and gas development

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) worth 50 billion dollars with some Chinese companies for infrastructure development in oil and gas sector. The information is contained in a statement issued by the Corporation ...

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Nigerian playwright, Elechi Amadi dies at 82

Eminent Nigerian Playwright and novelist, Captain Elechi Amadi, who wrote famous books like The Concubine, Isiburu, Sunset in Biafra, Peppersoup and The Road to Ibadan, on Wednesday, died at the Good Heart hospital in Port Harcourt at the age of 82, just about ...

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Court fires Sheriff as PDP Chairman

Valentine Ashi, a judge at an Abuja High Court, has declared as “null and void” the process that produced a former Borno State governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, as chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.Ashi faulted the amended PDP Constitution ...

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Over 300,000 apply for 750 vacancies at EFCC

Osita Nwaja, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s director of public affairs, on Wednesday in Enugu, announced that more than 300,000 applications were received for the 750 positions recently advertised by the EFCC. Nwaja said the recruitment was segmented, the first phase ...

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You must ‘vomit what you stole’, EFCC tells looters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restated its commitment toward recovering the loots from Nigerian treasury, asking looters to “vomit’’ what they stole in the interest of justice.Mr Osita Nwaja, the commission’s Director of Public Affairs, gave the ...

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Former minister, Ojo Madueke passes on

A former minister, who held several ministerial positions in Nigeria, Ojo Maduekwe, has died at the age of 71. The cause Madueke’s death is not clear as the former minister is not known to suffer any terminal ailment. Maduekwe, who ...

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NEW VIDEO: DKT FT. FALZ – No Vacancy

Teenage sensation DKT aka DKT Baba is here with a bang! The Afro hip rapper/singer has premiered a crisp and dope visual to his brightening single ‘No Vacancy’ featuring Falz TheBahdGuy. Having amazed music fans with the audio and thereby ...

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