Insecurity: 9 Governors In Closed Door Meeting With President Buhari

Insecurity: 9 Governors In Closed Door Meeting With President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with delegates of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The delegation led by the Chairman of NGF and governor of Zamfara state, Abdullaziz Yari arrived at the venue about 12:30pm and went straight to the New Banquet Hall at Aso Rock. Though, the agenda of the meeting was not made public, it may not be unconnected with security challenges some states are facing as well as…

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Okonjo-Iweala Reveals How Buhari Can Effectively Fight Corruption

Okonjo-Iweala Reveals How Buhari Can Effectively Fight Corruption

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says Nigeria and other countries can fight corruption through strengthening institutions and incentives which could help shape the behaviour of people. Okonjo-Iweala said this during a panel discussion tagged, “Fighting corruption’’ at the World Bank/IMF headquarters in Washington DC, United States, US. She noted that the introduction of technologies in the financial administration would help checkmate corrupt practices. According to Okonjo-Iweala, “In terms of the fight against corruption, incentives…

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Okorocha Must Apologise To Imo People Over Zuma Statue – Labour

Okorocha Must Apologise To Imo People Over Zuma Statue – Labour

United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC) has decried the erection of statue of President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, in Owerri by Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, including naming a street in the state capital after Zuma. In a statement by its President, Joe Ajaero, the labour group demanded that Okorocha apologises to the citizens of the state for bringing national shame and disgrace to them. ULC described honouring of Zuma by the governor…

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Biafra: What Will Happen To IPOB Members – Nigerian Army

Biafra: What Will Happen To IPOB Members – Nigerian Army

Following the conclusion of Operation Python Dance II in the South East, the Nigerian Army has revealed that it would soon commence deradicalisation programme for members of the recently proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Director, Nigerian Army Civil-Military Affairs, Brigadier Gen. Solomon Kumapaye, said this in Abuja yesterday, during a visit to the Director General of National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr. Garba Abari. He noted that the deradicalisation and counter-narrative initiative of the Nigerian…

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How Nigeria Can Stop Borrowing – Adeosun

How Nigeria Can Stop Borrowing – Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has said the only way the federal government can solve the problem of borrowing is to generate more revenue through the payment of tax by Nigerians. Speaking during a press conference at the 2017 World Bank/International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings in Washington DC, United States, on Sunday, she said although the government had a role to play in being more efficient, Nigerians also had a role to play by…

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Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Reveals Who Will Produce IPOB Leader In Court On Tuesday

Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Reveals Who Will Produce IPOB Leader In Court On Tuesday

Counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has said that the federal government will produce his client in court on Tuesday. Kanu has not been seen in public since soldiers allegedly invaded his residence in Abia State. Ejiofor had filed an application in court, asking the FG to produce the IPOB leader. Kanu, who is facing treason trial, is due to appear at a Federal High Court…

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How El-Rufai Made Buhari Terminate Contract With Atiku’s Intels – Sugar

How El-Rufai Made Buhari Terminate Contract With Atiku’s Intels – Sugar

Alhaji Muhammadu Abdullahi Sugar, a political associate of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has accused Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State of using the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to fight the ex-VP. Sugar was reacting to the news of the termination of Atiku’s Intels Nigeria Limited’s Boats Pilotage Monitoring and Supervision agreement entered with NPA.‎ He said the action was the “handiwork” of El-Rufai. According to Sugar, President Muhammadu Buhari might not be aware of…

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Fani-Kayode Blasts Okorocha For Erecting Zuma’s Statue In Owerri

Fani-Kayode Blasts Okorocha For Erecting Zuma’s Statue In Owerri

A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has lashed out at Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, for erecting a statue of South Africa president, Jacob Zuma, in Owerri. Fani-Kayode tweeted: “Nigerians are murdered by South African security forces every day yet the clown in Imo state builds a statue in honor of Pres. Zuma. “Igbos are murdered by Nigerian security forces every day yet that same clown in Imo state continues worship @MBuhari. “Slavery is a…

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Biafra: US Dragged To Court For Not Declaring Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB Terrorists

Biafra: US Dragged To Court For Not Declaring Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB Terrorists

One Nze Charles Ugwu, through his lawyer Simon Kanshio, has taken the US Embassy in Nigeria before a Federal High Court in Abuja, for saying it does not view the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, as terrorists. The embassy’s spokesman, Russel Brooks, had said IPOB is not a terrorist organisation under US laws. In the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/977/17 and dated October 12, 2017, Ugwu asked the court to compel Brooks…

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2018 World Cup: What Rohr Should Do Ahead Of Tournament – Lawmaker

2018 World Cup: What Rohr Should Do Ahead Of Tournament – Lawmaker

A Lagos lawmaker, Yinka Ogundimu, on Sunday in Lagos urged Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr to create competition among his players by scouting for more talents. Ogundimu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that this would help to actualise Nigerians’ wish to see the Super Eagles spring surprises at the Russia 2018 World Cup. He said the team needed more of strikers who are sharp and clinical to spring any surprise at the world…

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