FG Not Pleased With “Slow” Growth in Lottery Sector -Minister

Posted by - March 19, 2021
  The Federal Government has expressed displeasure over the "slow”growth in the lottery sector, due to the “nonchalant attitudes" of lottery operators in the country. Senator George Akume, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, made the observation in an interactive meeting with stakeholders and lottery operators in the country on Friday. In addition, Akume

6 Jailed For Internet Fraud

Posted by - March 11, 2021
  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, secured the conviction of six internet fraudsters in Abeokuta, Ogun State and Ibadan, Oyo State.   Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta convicted Balogun Mojeed, Adeyemo Adeyinka Samuel, Mojeed Tajudeen Oluwafemi, Babatunde Damilare Odetunde and Opeyemi Jamiu

£4.2 Million Ibori Loot: Spending Funds Outside Delta Unfair -Sagay

Posted by - March 11, 2021
  Itse Sagay, chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has asked the federal government to return £4.2 million James Ibori loot to Delta state. The United Kingdom had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the federal government to return £4.2 million loot recovered from Ibori, former governor of Delta, and his

Adultery Allegation Against Apostle Suleman: Mike Davies Begs for Forgiveness

Posted by - March 11, 2021
  Mike Davies has come out to publicly render an apology to the Senior pastor of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman after accusing him of sleeping with his wife. Recall that the former pastor of Omega Fire Ministries made the headlines on many blogs after accusing the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle

Ex-Militants Warn IOCs, Threaten Attacks on Oil Facilities

Posted by - March 10, 2021
  Former militants from Akwa Ibom have said they will no longer tolerate the continued marginalization and unfair treatment meted to oil-bearing/host communities in the state by multinational oil companies. They accused oil giants such ExxonMobil, Addax, Moni Pulo, Chevron, Century, Total E&P among others of depriving and marginalizing their host communities despite the environmental

SUBEB to Spend N8.6Bn on UBE Projects in Kaduna

Posted by - March 10, 2021
  The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (Kaduna SUBEB) will soon award contracts for the execution of 231 projects worth N8.6 billion. The Executive Chairman, Mr Tijjani Abdullahi, made this known on Wednesday when he received officials of the Connected Development (CODE), an NGO, in his office in Kaduna. He said the projects would

NLC Begins Minimum Wage Protests in Abuja, Lagos

Posted by - March 10, 2021
  The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has taken to the streets to protest the non-implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage. The protest is ongoing in Abuja and Lagos. The Labour Congress and its allies had on Wednesday, threatened to embark on a nationwide protest over alleged attempts by some persons at the National Assembly to

Buhari to Inaugurate N16Bn New NDDC Office Thursday

Posted by - March 10, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday inaugurate the N16 billion newly-completed office complex of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) which work started in 1996. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio, announced this while briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt, on Tuesday. Akpabio said the building which started in 1996

Minimum Wage: Showdown As NLC Begins Mass Protests on Wednesday

Posted by - March 9, 2021
  The Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC), and its allies have threatened to embark on a nationwide protest, Wednesday, over alleged attempts by some elements at the National Assembly to remove the Minimum Wage from the Exclusive Legislative List to the Concurrent Legislative List. A statement from the NLC headquarters, Abuja, on Tuesday indicated that