CODE of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) would between Dec. 6 and Dec. 9 relocate to Akwa Ibom for the trial of 50 public officers in the state who allegedly breached the code of conduct ethics. Mr Danladi Umar, Chairman of the tribunal, disclosed this in a statement yesterday in Abuja. According to him, the defendants comprise […]
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COMMOTION ensued yesterday on the floor of the Senate over defection of Senator Yele Omogunwa (Ondo South) from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the PDP senators walked out of the plenary session. Omogunwa had in his letter of defection read by Senate President Bukola Saraki, hinged his action […]
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SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has decried a situation whereby governors constitute themselves as intermediaries so as to continue to hijack funds meant for the councils in the name of joint account. While describing such act as evil, Dogara reiterated the resolve of the National Assembly to grant financial autonomy to […]
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SPECIAL adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina has said that his principal knows where he is going even in the face of current challenges facing the country. Admitting that the situation of things in the country is very tough, Adesina expressed the conviction that Buhari would eventually “steer the ship […]
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REVIEW OF MY LIFE AND NIGERIAN POLITICS Author: Chief Tony Anenih Reviewer: Prof. Epiphany Azinge OON, SAN He is a recurring decimal in Nigerian politics. Like him or hate him, you cannot ignore him. Such is the stature the author has acquired in our political firmament that his name continues to reverberate across political divides […]
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SENATE yesterday approved the N180.8 billion virement request by President Muhammadu Buhari, for the 2016 appropriations funding. The Senate passed the supplemental spending bill in short order, after so much debate was done on it by senators who said they were reflecting the Senate’s desire to further assist the nation out of recession. Speaking on […]
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To say that nepotism, discrimination, unfairness, bigotry should not be condoned, especially in the Federal Civil Service is to restate the obvious. Showing favouritism or discriminating against a set of workers regardless of merit or when an employee is treated rather differently from other employees on grounds not supported by contract or are not in […]
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The Jigawa state pension board said it has spend over N278 to settle pensioners for the month of October in the state. The Executive secretary of the Board, Comrade Suleiman Adamu Kiyawa made the disclosure while briefing newsmen in his office. He explained that N278.2 Million meant for the month of October was disbursed to […]
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The Nigerian Communications Commission ,NCC, has suspended its directive to telecommunication operators to increase the price of data. This is coming shortly after the Senate had asked the NCC to stop the planned data price increase until all parties meet to resolve the outstanding issues. According to Channelstv report, the National Assembly on Wednesday, directed […]
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Three young men who allegedly stole chicken from a poultry farm at Emene, Enugu, Enugu State have been arrested by the police. Before they were arrested, they had carted away about one hundred and fifty fowls, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ebere Amaraizu reveals in a release. According to the release, the three suspects […]
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olice have shut down 4,500 websites selling fake goods as part of a worldwide crackdown on trademark piracy, European law enforcement agency Europol reported on Tuesday. The operation, which was carried out jointly by Europol, Interpol and U.S. legal authorities, targeted websites in 27 countries. Investigators focused their efforts on online shops selling luxury goods, […]
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The leadership of the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers, NAAPE, has shutdown Bristow Group, owners of Bristow Helicopters. The group and the company have been at loggerheads over pay disparity that sees foreign nationals in the company earn higher that Nigerian pilots and engineers. peaking with DAILY POST on Wednesday morning, President of […]
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The Kaduna State All Progressives Congress (APC) has renewed the suspension of Shehu Sani indefinitely Shehu Sani is the senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district. Shehu Sani’s 11-month suspension elapsed on Tuesday, and the new suspension is to take place immediately. The suspension letter addressed to him and circulated to journalists,by the secretary of the […]
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The senator representing Ondo South Senatorial district, Yela Omogunwa has defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC. In a letter which was read by Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on the floor of the Senate, Omofunwa thank members of his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, while explaining that the defection would enable him work […]
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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Monday said it had discovered 87 filling stations operating without its approval in the last six months, Premium Times reports. Its Director, Modecai Ladan, disclosed this in an interview with journalists on the sideline of the ongoing 17th biennial conference on Health, Safety and Environment organised by DPR. […]
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NIGERIAN government has disclosed its plan to harmonise working relationship with Portugal and Argentina governments. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu who disclosed this to journalists in Abuja during World Press Day, said the two countries declared their willingness to partner with Nigeria in the area of science and technology. Onu said […]
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RIVERS State governor, Barr Nyesom Wike has described the late literary icon, Captain Elechi Amadi, as an illustrious son who combined science and literature to promote the development of the society. Speaking during the staging of selected plays in honour of the late novelist at Obi Wali International Conference Centre, Port Harcourt, to mark the […]
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The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has warned motorists against overloading in the state. The FRSC Jigawa state Sector Commander , Mr Angus Ibezim, gave the warning while briefing newsmen in the command headquarters in Dutse. He said most of the accidents occurring in the most of our roads was as […]
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Member representing, Suleja, Tafa and Gurara Federal Constituency, Abubakar Lado Suleja, said Suleja people are demanding N30 billion from the federal government as compensation for over 800sq km of land named Abuja and carved out from Suleja. The lawmaker disclosed this in an exclusive interview with some newsmen in Minna after presenting his scorecard before […]
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POLICE in the Federal Capital Territory said in the last three months it had arrested 421 suspects in connection with various criminal offences and had secured 247 convictions during the period under review. The FCT Police Command also disclosed that it recovered over N3million, 72 stolen vehicles, 13 dangerous weapons, 42 firearms, 250 ammunitions and […]
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