Senate uncovers ‘unapproved’ $100m loan

Senate uncovers ‘unapproved’ $100m loan

The Senate committee on Public Account yesterday announced the uncovering of $100 million allegedly spent on four airport terminals.The former Minister of Finance and Coordinator of the economy, Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala, was claimed to have obtained the loan. ...
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Niger State records 31 cases of meningitis, four deaths

Niger State records 31 cases of meningitis, four deaths

The Niger State government has confirmed 31 cases and four deaths to Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) in the state. Laboratory tests conducted around the state showed the outbreak of the disease in a number of local councils. ...
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Reps order stoppage of $1.8 billion turn-around maintenance of refineries

Reps order stoppage of $1.8 billion turn-around maintenance of refineries

The House of Representatives yesterday ordered the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation ( NNPC) to stay action on the plan to expend $1.8 billion on the turn around maintenance (TAM) of the nation’s four refineries.The Chairman of the House adhoc committee...
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Chamber of Commerce, energy experts meet on power challenges

Chamber of Commerce, energy experts meet on power challenges

Experts on renewable energy from KPMG Nigeria and the GreenElec yesterday met during a breakfast meeting organised by the Nigerian-Belgian Chamber of Commerce at EKO Signature to discuss the problems and significance of electricity challenges in Nigeria. ...
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Group, Army differ on publication by Benue’s new military operation

Group, Army differ on publication by Benue’s new military operation

A group, Mzough- u-Tiv, has described as unacceptable the content of a pamphlet being circulated in Benue following the launch of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai in the state. ...
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EFCC ‘investigates APC’s National Working Committee’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have begun beaming its searchlight on how the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has been spending party funds.The move comes barely four d...
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Dangote pledges to make Nigeria self-sufficient in food production

Dangote Foods, comprising Dangote Flour Mills, Dangote Sugar Refinery and NASCON Allied Industries yesterday promised to make Nigeria self –sufficient in food production. It also rewarded 77 distributors and customers, who distinguished themselves in 2017 at...
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Ranching to promote nomadic education, says presidential panel

Ranching to promote nomadic education, says presidential panel

The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led 10-man National Executive Council (NEC) ad hoc committee on herdsmen and farmers’ clashes says cattle ranches remain the best option for promotion of healthy animals and herders’ children through the nomadic education s...
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Stop lying to Nigerians over insecurity, PDP, Fayose tell FG

Stop lying to Nigerians over insecurity, PDP, Fayose tell FG

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, criticised the Federal Government for “misleading Nigerians” with information suggesting security operatives had rescued some of the schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Yobe State. ...
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Taraba denies suspending action on anti-grazing law

Taraba denies suspending action on anti-grazing law

The Taraba government has refuted the rumour making the rounds that the Open Grazing Prohibiting Ranches Establishment Bill recently passed into law by the state House of Assembly has been suspended. ...
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