Emmanuel Ogbeche

NASS leadership: Outsiders can’t decide House rules – Lawmakers

As the race for the election of principal officers of the 9th National Assembly gathers steam, some lawmakers have warned that any attempt to change the House rules will be resisted.

 

 

 

 

 

Last week [...]

Mon, 29 April 2019


USAID, AUN partner on $13m project to boost education in Northeast

The U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, and the American University of Nigeria, AUN, are partnering to re-establish basic education in the conflict-ravaged areas in northeastern Adamawa and Gombe states.

Under a three-year, $13.3 million agreement, AUN will collaborate with Columb [...]

Sat, 27 April 2019


N104m alleged fraud: Masari gets N30m bail

Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has granted bail to Bature Umar Masari, a former Director General, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, who is facing a N104.7 million fraud charge.

Masari was first arraigned on April 9, 2019 on a 17-count [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


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.

 

 

 

 

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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


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