The All Progressives Congres-APC, Akwa Ibom State Chapter has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Department of State Service, DSS and other agencies to undertake a thorough forensic financial examination of the stateâ€™s resources from May 29, 2007 to May 28, 2015.
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Stakeholders in the Nigerian laboratory industry have identified wrong use of water as a major factor militating against the quality and reliable laboratory analysis in the country. Speaking in Lagos at a workshop on Laboratory Water Purification Technologies by Merck Group and Katchey Company Ltd, they said use of the wrong type of water contaminates results of lab analyses.
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LAGOSâ€”Last weekâ€™s massive losses in the international commodities and financial markets have resonated further in the Nigerian space at the opening of business yesterday as the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, benchmark index, the All Share Index, ASI, declined 2.2 per cent to 29,214.13 points bringing Year-To-Date loss to 15.7 per cent, the greatest loss in six months.
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Lagosâ€”An Ikeja High Court has vacated an order of interim injunction restraining the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode from performing the coronation ceremony of the Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Adewale Shotobi.
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No fewer than 10 aspirants for Kogi State governorship election, on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, are accusing Prince Abubakar Audu of cloning permanent voters cards.
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The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, yesterday, called for a tripartite partnership between the federal government, the Nigerian private sector organisations and Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, for the nation to witness the desired rapid development.
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OWERRIâ€”Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has ordered all his former political appointees to immediately return all government properties that are still in their possession.
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Indications emerged yesterday that the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde, might not appear before the Senate to answer questions on the alleged diversion of N1 trillion recovered from the sale of the property of a former governor.
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The Department of State Services, DSS, yesterday arraigned the former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki (retd), for illegal possession of firearms.
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Niger Delta activist, Chief Rita Lori-Ogbebor, has said that she would not back down on her ultimatum to the Delta State Government to repeal the Delta State Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC law, recently signed by the state governor, noting that no amount of propaganda would make her to do so.
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The Lagos State government retains 35 percent equity holding in the concession agreement to redesign and redevelop the Falomo Shopping Centre in addition to the payment of N50 million which was meant for expression of interest only, the concessionaire, Afriland Properties Plc, has said. Managing Director/CEO of the firm, Mrs Uzo Oshogwe, made the disclosure in a statement, last week, in response to the widely reported revocation of the concession agreement by the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.
Project management experts in the country say the country records just about 39 per cent success in all its projects due to variations in plans, defective planning and inefficient management resulting in 60 per cent of projects failure. Project Management is an innovative management practice that tends to achieve stated or specified objectives within specific time and budget limits through optimum use of resources.
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LAST week the Presidency issued a directive to all Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to begin retirement of their revenues into a unified account, a Treasury Single Account (TSA) maintained by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Several state governments have also commenced similar measures.
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the Service Chiefs for showing leadership by example by personally taking charge of the ongoing stepped-up fight against Boko Haram, calling the development a breath of fresh air in the counter-insurgency battle.
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Gulder unveils brand ambassadors Yemi Blaq, Ebuka Odi, illyrmz have been unveiled as brand ambassadors for Nigerian Breweries Gulder.
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Almost 80,000 people had by Monday signed a petition urging the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for war crimes when he visits London next month. The petition was launched earlier this month by British citizen Damian Moran and is posted on the government's website.
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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says arrangement has been concluded for the sale of its 2016 application documents. This is contained in a statement by the board's Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin and made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos.
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Guatemalan President, Otto Perez, dismissed corruption allegations, saying on Sunday that he would not stand down, in spite of pressures and calls for his impeachment as a presidential election looms.
In a recorded address that was televised to the nation, an Perez said he had received no money from the customs racket to which investigators have linked him.
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Presidency has again stated that the administration of president Mohammadu Buhari will not shelve the probing of the past government of former President Goodluck Jonathan in the face of monumental fraud and corruption.
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