Boko Haram ambushes returnee IDPs on Borno highway

Boko Haram has ambushed some returnee displaced persons and travellers on a major highway in Borno. Dozens of persons were victims of the attack including IDPs returning from Maiduguri and Monguno to Baga, a restive town on the shores of Lake Chad on Friday for the resetlement of displaced persons scheduled for Saturday September 26. Boko Haram ambushed the convoy along Monguno -Baga road a … Continue reading Boko Haram ambushes returnee IDPs on Borno highway

Nigeria isn’t building a rail line into Niger but, only to the designated Border point – Presidency

An agreement between Nigeria and Niger in 2015, coordinated by the Nigeria-Niger Joint Commission for Cooperation has a plan for “Kano-Katsina-Maradi Corridor Master Plan, (K2M)” as it is called. Going by this, the two nations would each build a rail track to meet at the border town of Maradi. Nigerian delegates to that meeting comprised officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Boundaries Commission, … Continue reading Nigeria isn’t building a rail line into Niger but, only to the designated Border point – Presidency

Solace I got from Wike paid off – Obaseki

…Says Edo electoral victory strategies were hatched in Rivers State Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has described the consolation he got from the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike as the second pivot for his electoral victory. The first pillar, he said, is God who crowned the efforts of all his supporters. Governor Obaseki was speaking when he led some political leaders of Edo State … Continue reading Solace I got from Wike paid off – Obaseki

Ondo Guber: INEC, Security agencies under pressure, says Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has expressed concern over the pressure being mounted on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Security Agencies to scuttle the will of Ondo people during the October 2020 Governorship Election. Governor Wike expressed the concern at a Live Television Programme in Port Harcourt today. He said while the people of Edo State fought godfatherism, Ondo State would … Continue reading Ondo Guber: INEC, Security agencies under pressure, says Wike

2023: Onu, Obi, Soludo credible candidates for Igbo presidency – Group

A non-political intellectual think-tank, Millennium Centre for Training, and Leadership (MCTL) has lent its voice to the growing calls for the presidency to be zoned to the southeast geopolitical zone. The group particularly named Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi or former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) Prof. Chukwuma … Continue reading 2023: Onu, Obi, Soludo credible candidates for Igbo presidency – Group

Kyari Seeks Separation of Roles in the Oil Industry

The Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has called for a clear separation of roles between industry operators and regulators in the oil and gas sector, saying it will improve competitiveness in the industry. The NNPC boss also cautioned against the wholesale deployment of local skills in the industry, arguing that from his experience, doing so comes with a … Continue reading Kyari Seeks Separation of Roles in the Oil Industry

$6m Internet Scam: Suspect on FBI List Turns Himself in

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has commenced investigation of one Felix Osilama Okpoh, an alleged fraudster on the watch list of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, for his involvement in a $6m internet fraud. Okpoh, alongside Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh, Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin, Abiola Ayorinde Kayode, and Nnamdi Orson Benson, had been declared wanted by the FBI sometime in 2019 for their alleged … Continue reading $6m Internet Scam: Suspect on FBI List Turns Himself in

Borno: Zulum donates house, N20m to late Col. Bako’s widow, orphans

Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday announced a donation of a befitting house and 20 million Naira to the widow and orphans left behind by late Col. Dahiru Chiroma Bako who died from wounds sustained while battling Boko haram. Insurgents ambushed the Commander’s troops on Sunday morning. Col. Bako, described by Zulum as a fallen warrior, was Commander of 25 Task Force Brigade … Continue reading Borno: Zulum donates house, N20m to late Col. Bako’s widow, orphans

I Have No Plans to Return to APC – Obaseki

The Governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, has said that he has no plans to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and return to his former party, the All Progressive Congress (APC). Obaseki, following his disqualification by APC governorship election screening committee, had joined the PDP for his reelection bid and eventually emerged victorious, defeating his closest rival, Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the APC in Saturday’s … Continue reading I Have No Plans to Return to APC – Obaseki

Obaseki, Shaibu Receive Certificates Of Return (Photos)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificates of return to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu. The National Commissioner, INEC in charge of Edo, Rivers, and Bayelsa, Mrs May Agbmuche-Mbu made the presentation on Tuesday at the INEC office in Aduwawa, Benin City, the Edo State capital. She commended stakeholders particularly the security agencies for their role in the … Continue reading Obaseki, Shaibu Receive Certificates Of Return (Photos)