Okojie retires from public service

Former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Julius Okojie, has retired from public service after attaining the age of 70 years.

NUC, in a statement on its website, said Okojie recently marked his departure from public service with a valedictory lecture at Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, FUNAAB [...]

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CBN injects fresh $210m in forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has injected 210 million dollars into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market to meet customers’ requests in various segments of the market.

The CBN Acting Director of Corporate Communications, Mr Isaac Okoroafor in a statemen, said that $100 million was offered to authorised dealers in the wholesale [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018

Pension assets hits N8.23trn

Nigeria’s pension asset has risen to N8.23trillion as contributors to the Contributory Pension Scheme grew by 312,291 at the end of the second quarter of 2018.

Figures from the National Pension Commission, PenCom, suggest that that the number of contributors into the scheme rose from 7.89million in December 2017, to 8.14million in J [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018

SSANU denies existence of factions in UniAbuja

The newly elected chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, University of Abuja chapter, Khadijat Umar, has denied the existence of faction in the university. 

She made the declaration shortly after he emerged as the newly elected chairman of the union in a keenly contested election, stressing that wha [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018

Motorists commend FERMA over G/lada-Izom road

Motorists plying the Gwagwalada –Izom federal road have commended the Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, on the recent maintenance of the road. 

In a chat with The Abuja Inquirer, the motorists said the rehabilitation of the road has brought a sigh of relief especially during the rainy season period. 

The motor [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018

Saraki will not return, says APC senatorial aspirant

A senatorial aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, from Kwara Central, Comrade Esinrogunjo Musbau, has expressed the need for a change in leadership and style of politics in Kwara State.

Speaking with journalists at his campaign office, last Thursday, in Ilorin, the senatorial hopeful expressed his dislike the way politics is ce [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018

Over 12 killed as gunmen raid banks in Igarra

The Igarra, headquarters of Akoko Local Government Council, last Thursday was thrown into mourning and pandemonium as daredevil criminals struck the community by surprise at about 4:30pm killing a policeman and scores residents. 

Reports said 12 people were killed.

Trouble started when the armed robbers attempted to attack the [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018

2019: I have no intention of contesting – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stated that he has no intention of contesting for any elective office in the 2019 general elections, adding that rather than seek any office, he would work with others to protect the interest of Kwara state.

Mohammed stated this while meeting with stakeholders in Ilorin, the Kw [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018

NASS Siege: Ajulo offers $10k for credible information

Abuja based lawyer and human rights activist, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has charged the Federal Government to try all those found culpable on the siege to the National Assembly to be tried for treason, while offering $10k (about N3.5million) for credible information as to who the principle actors, while calling for an independent probe into the saga.

Sun, 12 August 2018

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PhotoOkojie retires from public service

Former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Julius Okojie, has retired from public service after attaining the ag [...]

12 August 2018

PhotoOkojie retires from public service

Former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Julius Okojie, has retired from public service after attaining the ag [...]

12 August 2018