INEC Begins Preparation For 2019
The electoral body has set up a 15-man Strategic Committee to build a road-map and strategise ahead of the 2019 general elections.
PACAC Accuses Jonathan Of Tolerating Corruption
The committee says corruption thrived easily under the former president. It also disclosed that about N1.3trn was stolen by just 55 people during Jonathan's tenure.
Coronation Ceremony Of 39th Oba Of Benin In Pictures
Several dignitaries including Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbanjo, attended the colorful coronation ceremony of Prince Eheneden Erediauwa as the 39th Oba of Benin Kingdom.
States Reaffirm Joint Ownership Of LAUTECH
The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology has been embroiled in ownership issues between Oyo and Osun in recent times. This reaffirmation however will ensure the states work together to re-position the institution.
Senate Warns Nigerians Of Impending Plane Crashes
Majority of the senators noted that the anxiety of plane crashes was true as airlines have been unable to access foreign exchange to service their aircraft. This, according to them, endangers the lives of air travellers.
Nigeria Customs Dismisses 29 Senior Officers
Twenty nine officers have been dismissed by the Nigeria Customs, Concise News can authoritatively report. They were dismissed for acts capable of compromising national economy and security.
Senate Approves North East Commission
The bill passed the third reading on Thursday after earlier disagreements over sources of funding and location of headquarters. It will be transferred to the House of Representatives for consent and then to President Buhari for assent.
Police Nab 11 Hoodlums For Destroying Shi’ites’ Properties
The suspects were arraigned before Daura Road Chief Magistrates Court in Kaduna for destroying properties belonging to some members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria.
ISIS Capable Of Attacking Target With Drones – CTC Report
Terrorist groups are becoming more fascinated with how to launch lethal attacks with drone technology. Two incidents have so far been reported. The world should brace up for more, new CTC report warns.
Outrageous: How Patience Jonathan Grossed $15m From Gifts
Wife of former Nigerian President, Patence Jonathan, has explained how she accumulated $15million in several bank accounts linked to her by EFCC.
Senate Receives Ambassadorial Nominees List
They include former ministerial nominee, Musa Ibeto, former Deputy Governor of Plateau state, Pauline Tallen, and two-time Senator, Olorunibe Mamora.
Organised Labour In Ogun Commence Strike
This is after the expiration of the 21-day ultimatum given the government over several complaints. The State government has however described the strike as illegal and may invoke 'no work no pay' rule.
New Oba Of Benin To Be Crowned Today
Prince Eheneden Erediauwa will be crowned as the 39th Oba of Benin kingdom today. Governor Adams Oshiomhole will present the Staff of Office to him.
Obanikoro Admits Giving Omisore 1.7bn
Musiliu Obanikoro has again confessed to giving Senator Iyiola Omisore the sum of N1.7bn out of the N4.7bn from former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, as he continues to answer questions at the EFCC office in Abuja.
PMB, Saraki For 39th Oba of Benin Coronation
President Buhari is set to lead several other dignitaries including legislators, state governors, traditional rulers and others to the coronation of the 39th Oba of Benin. The ancient kingdom is presently agog with activities ahead tomorrow's landmark event
Cabinet Shake-up: Ambode Fires 3 Commissioners
The affected commissioners are those in the ministries of finance, tourism, and transport. No reason was, however, given for their dismissal.
President Buhari Meets With 21 Chibok Girls Released By Boko Haram
President Buhari was on his way to Germany when Boko Haram released 21 of the abducted Chibok girls. The president met them for the first time some hours ago in Abuja.
Obanikoro’s Confession: I Am Not Distracted – Fayose
Governor Ayo Fayose has responded to ex-minister Musiliu Obanikoro's recent confessions. He described it as a grand plot by the APC led government and EFCC to implicate him "at all cost."
FG To Cite Job Centres In All LGAs
The Federal Government said that by the end of first quarter next year, job centres will be cited in all local government areas of the country. This will help gather data and make adequate plans for unemployed people in Nigeria
Obanikoro Confesses: Admits To Diverting N2.3bn To Fayose
Musiliu Obanikoro has finally owned up to giving N2.3bn to Ayodele Fayose on the instruction of former National Security Advisier, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd).