Thursday, 27 July 2017

Why we intervened in Etisalat crisis – NCC

Why we intervened in Etisalat crisis – NCC

Everest Amaefule and Ozioma Ubabukoh   The Nigerian Communications Commission has explained that it took the interest of investors, subscribers and employees of Etisalat Nigeria into consideration to align with the Central Bank of Nigeria in order to resolve the debt issue of the company, which is now known as 9mobile, and a consortium of […] …
Okorocha replies Fani-Kayode, says ex-minister unintelligent, disrespectful

Okorocha replies Fani-Kayode, says ex-minister unintelligent, disrespectful

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri There seems to be no end in sight in the recent media war between the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, and a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, as the governor on Wednesday described the ex-minister as a man whose story began and ended with his father’s and grandfather’s names. Fani-Kayode […] …
Sex workers want govt to legalise prostitution

Sex workers want govt to legalise prostitution

Eniola Akinkuotu,  Abuja The Nigerian Sex Workers Association has called on the Federal Government to decriminalise prostitution, saying such would curb the spread of HIV. The association added that HIV infection had continued to increase because the government treated prostitution as a crime. It stated that law enforcement agents, especially the police, consequently harassed sex […] …
Buhari’s recovery is a miracle, says Ebonyi gov

Buhari’s recovery is a miracle, says Ebonyi gov

Olusola Fabiyi and Olalekan Adetayo The Governor of Ebonyi State, Mr. Dave Umahi, has described the rate of the recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari as a miracle. Umahi, who is one of the seven governors that visited the President in London on Wednesday night, told one of our correspondents on the telephone from London, that […] …
Governors silent after meeting Buhari in London

Governors silent after meeting Buhari in London

The six state governors who visited President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday at Abuja House, the official residence of the Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, kept mum after meeting the ailing leader. …
Fiscal commission uncovers N115 billion tax liabilities against FG, states’ MDAs
Osinbajo inaugurates, tasks new ministers on national development

Osinbajo inaugurates, tasks new ministers on national development

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday inaugurated Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe) as ministers with a task to immediately join the cabinet in “the herculean task” of turning around the Nigerian economy, saying there’s no time to celebrate.   …

Constitution amendment: Senate rejects devolution of powers, Land Use Act amendment

THE Senate, on Wednesday, amended 29 out of 33 sections of the constitution listed for amendment in the Fourth Constitution alteration bill. The lawmakers, who had on Tuesday debated the general principles of the bills, […] The post Constitution amendment: Senate rejects devolution of powers, Land Use Act amendment appeared first on Tribune. …
Police task National Assembly on stiffer penalties for kidnappers

NEMA denies spending N13b on IDPs in one month

The National Emergency Management Agency yesterday debunked allegations by the House of Representatives that it spent N13 billion on internally displaced persons (IDPs) in one month. …