Oba Ewuare II of Benin was last Wednesday appointed the leader of the Traditional Rulers of Oil Minerals Producing Communities (TROMPCOM) in the Niger Delta. The tenure is for two years. The reappointment came barely two weeks that the revered monarch was decorated as Life Ambassador of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA).
By Simon Ebegbulem, Benin City Oba Ewuare II of Benin was last Wednesday appointed the leader of the Traditional Rulers of Oil Minerals Producing Communities (TROMPCOM) in the Niger Delta. The tenure is for two years. The reappointment came barely two weeks that the revered monarch was decorated as Life Ambassador of the Nigerian Association […]
…Girls kept diary in captivity, hidden in underwear FRESH facts have emerged indicating that the mission of Boko Haram insurgents on the day no fewer than 276 girls were abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok was not to kidnap the girls but to steal building equipment. It also emerged that the abduction of the girls […]
The Federal Government has spent over N1.2 trillion in the last 12 months on capital projects in the country and pledged to continue to prioritise infrastructure spending. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, disclosed this yesterday at the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE and Bloomberg CEO Roundtable Session in Lagos.
•Signs Global Convention Act on base erosion and profit shifting •Contribution of tax to GDP is 6% By Peter Egwuatu The Federal Government has spent over N1.2 trillion in the last 12 months on capital projects in the country and pledged to continue to prioritise infrastructure spending. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, disclosed […]
By Evelyn Usman lagos Indication emerged yesterday that the six Senior Secondary School students who were abducted at the Lagos Model Collage, Igbonla, Epe, 11 days ago, have been relocated to another camp outside Lagos and Ogun creeks. The kidnappers had given parents of the abducted students Tuesday last week deadline to pay N20 million […]
Brigadier-General Idada Ikponmwen (retd) is a former Provost Marshal of the Nigeria Army and the defence counsel during the coup trial of former President Olusegun Obasanjo under the Abacha administration. Ikponmwen , penultimate week, resigned his position as a leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), citing what he described as the failure of […]
ABUJA-President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for the immediate removal of officers and men of the Nigerian Army and restore the officials of the Department of State Security Service, DSS, as his body guards. It was learnt that the order was given by President Buhari shortly before he proceeded on his annual vacation to London, United […]
…Public complaints Commission wades in but DTCA rejects reconciliatory move The whistle-blowing policy of the present administration has suffered its first major setback barely a months after it went into action. Apparently acting as if it unaware of the existence of the new policy designed to curb corruption in Nigeria, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]
Zaria (Kaduna State) – Dr Abbas Tajuddeen, member representing Zaria Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, on Wednesday said more than N5 trillion government projects were abandoned across Nigeria. Tajuddeen made the disclosure in an interview in Zaria, Kaduna State. Tajuddeen, who expressed “deep worry” over the situation said the country was incurring huge […]
Olusegun Oyegbami, an economist, oil industry player and author of ‘Reversing the Rot in Nigeria’, in this interview, analyzes how Nigeria slipped into economic collapse, the involvement of some men of God, the anti-corruption war of this administration among other national issues. Excerpt. What do you think actually went wrong that led us to where […]
FORTY-ONE days after the coastal states of Niger Delta under the auspices of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, led by former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, met with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, the people are still unsure of Mr. President’s frame of mind. Though the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. […]