NFIU TO GOVS-: EFFECTIVE JUNE 1ST STAY OFF LOCAL COUNCIL’S CASH

Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, on Wednesday said its June 1 deadline for financial autonomy of local governments still stands. A statement by the media adviser of the agency, Ahmed…

Fayemi elected chairman Of Nigerian Governors’ Forum

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, has been elected chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum. Fayemi was chosen by a consensus after he was nominated by Nasir el-Rufai, with Ifeanyi…

More Nigerians return from Libya.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 195 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Alhaji Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office, NEMA, confirmed the development to newsmen on…

Reps to indict 15 banks over non-remittance of N1.5b stamp duties

The House of Representatives may indict no fewer than 15 deposit money banks (DMBs) for alleged non-remittance of N1.5 billion to the Federation Account. Already, the Abubakar Yunusa Ahmad-led Ad-hoc…

Theresa May set to quit ‘in hours’ amid shambolic week of Brexit embarrassment.

Tory MPs are ‘counting down the hours’ until Theresa May quits after Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom left her Cabinet job in anger over the Prime Minister’s Brexit plan. Yesterday the…

Buhari to judiciary: I’ll abide by your decisions at all times

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-emphasised that he respects the country’s judiciary and is willing to abide by its decisions at all times. According to Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the…

FG opens radio station to reach herdsmen

The Federal Government says it has acquired an Amplitude Modulation radio broadcast licence to reach herdsmen across various locations in the country as parts of measures to enhance nomadic education.…

Fake EFCC operatives mount Roadblocks in Lagos to extort Yahoo Boys.

The EFCC raised an alarm over fake operatives of the Commission mounting roadblocks to extort Lagosians. in a press released by the commision, they frown at the development and call…

GOV DICKSON EMERGES CHAIRMAN OF PDP GOVERNORS FORUM

The Governor òf Bayelsa State, the Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, has emerged Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Governors Forum The former Chairman òf the PDP Governors Forum, Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo…

Buhari retains cabinet ministers give reasons why he didn’t sack them.

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his decision to retain cabinet ministers in the last three and half years in spite of pressures from some quarters was because of their…