Emmanuel Ogbeche

Alleged N12.2bn Fraud: Patience Jonathan knows fate May 9

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, has fixed May 9, 2019 to deliver judgment in an application for final forfeiture filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of the sums of $8,435,788.84 (about N3 billion) and N9.2 billion (totalling about [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019

Finally, succor for Zamfara · FG orders foreigners out · Buhari slams protestors · Launches Operation Puff-Adder · Coalition blames defence minister

Following public outcry over the continued killings in Zamfara state, the federal government, Sunday, moved to address the armed insurgency and banditry by banning all mining activities in the state.






Sun, 07 April 2019

For Onnogehen, the end too soon

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, last Thursday, March 4, 2019, threw in the towel after a tempestuous few weeks which has seen him docked, the first in Nigeria’s history for a CJN, over allegations of false assets’ declaration.


Sun, 07 April 2019

NICO advocates increased maintenance culture

The National Institute for Cultural Orientation, NICO, a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, has advocated for increased maintenance culture, adding that Nigeria ranks among the worst in public property maintenance.

Speaking during NICOs Quarterly lecture, with the th [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

Magu lists challenges, achievements, defends 2019 budget

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, last Thursday, defended the commission's 2019 budget proposal of N22, billion before the House Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes.

In his presentation, Magu lamented that incomplete relea [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

USAID to promote private investment in agric

The U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, has launched a new scheme; Feed the Future Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity aimed at helping Nigeria develop and strengthen a more business-enabling environment through promotion of private-sector investment in agriculture.

Under a n [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

NERC to begin mass metering May 1

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says it will begin mass metering for electricity consumers by May 1.

Usman Arabi, NERC General Manager for Public Affairs, said in a statement that the metering will be executed under the Meter Asset Providers (MAP) programme of the federal [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

Why Nigeria Needs A Female Speaker Now - Uzoma

As the race for the speakership of the 9thHouse of Representatives intensifies by the day, a pro-gender activist, Bar. Esther Uzoma, has made a case for a female speaker.

Uzoma at a press briefing in Abuja on Friday said there was need for gender equity, competence and balance if Nig [...]

Sat, 06 April 2019


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