Emmanuel Ogbeche

APC set to retain Kogi, capture Bayelsa · CSOs slam polls · PDP kicks

Barring any last minute drama, the candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi and Bayelsa states are set to be announced as winners in the November 16 governorship elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

In Kogi state, after results of 19 of th [...]

Sun, 17 November 2019


Harvest of promotions! Nigeria military gets 171 new generals

In a mass promotion, the Nigerian military; army, navy and airforce, have added 171 new generals to their hierarchy.

All the promotions were announced by the different arms of the military.

In the distribution, the Army accounts for the highest number of new generals with 74, next is the [...]

Sun, 10 November 2019


1616 Nigerian NGOs bag $523,314 US grants

Sixteen Nigerian non-governmental organisations have bagged $523, 314 in grants from the U.S. Mission to Nigeria.

The grants are expected to address pertinent issues of concern to Nigerian citizens.

 Grant recipients include Global Peace Foundation, Centre for Change and Community D [...]

Sun, 10 November 2019


No date yet for border reopening – Customs

The Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, says all Nigerian land borders will remain partially closed and that no date has been set for their reopening.

The Customs reacted to a news story in the media which referenced an internal memo of the agency setting January 31, 2020 as date for the reopening o [...]

Mon, 04 November 2019


US Military Enhances Nigeria Air Force Medical Evacuation Capabilities

The U.S. Military has enhanced the Nigerian Air Force medical personnel on Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC) as part of a four-phased Aerial Patient Movement Program. 

 

 

 

 

 

The rig [...]

Fri, 01 November 2019


EFCC arraigns ECOWAS secretariat staff for N587.7m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, arraigned one Muhammad Dangana before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja on a 15-count charge, bordering on criminal diversion of funds, misappropriation and money laundering to the tune of over N587.700million.

Sun, 20 October 2019


Entrepreneurship entails hard work, discipline, says Elumelu

African investor and philanthropist, Tony Elumelu, founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, TEF, and Chairman, United Bank for Africa, UBA, has charged entrepreneurs to embrace hard work, discipline and sacrifice on their entrepreneurial journey to success.

Speaking at the Youth Konnekt Forum in [...]

Sun, 20 October 2019


Bombshell! Govs who steal need deliverance - Nasarawa gov

Governors who steal are in need of deliverance, Mr. Abdullahi Sule, governor of Nasarawa state, has stated.

The governor said any person elected as governor has no justification to steal public funds in a report by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN.

Sule is said to have made this known dur [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019


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PhotoNEDC, World Bank review $200m North-East rehabilitation fund

In a bid to review the level of utilization of the $200m North- East Rehabilitation fund, the North East Development Commission, NEDC, World Bank a [...]

17 November 2019

PhotoNEDC, World Bank review $200m North-East rehabilitation fund

In a bid to review the level of utilization of the $200m North- East Rehabilitation fund, the North East Development Commission, NEDC, World Bank a [...]

17 November 2019