PDP Crisis: Staff Threaten To Release More Documents Against NWC

The crisis rocking the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is far from over as the aggrieved workers of the party have threatened to release more incriminating documents against the National Working Committee (NWC). This comes as indication emerged that some members of the Board of Trustees (BoT)

Rice Duty Default And National Food Sufficiency Agenda

While the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) is applying statutory process towards recovering the N23billion debt owed the federal government by four defaulting rice importers, the latter has engaged in attempts to justify their deeds. Reacting to a newspaper publication credited to the Nigerian Rice Millers Association (NRMA), which the NCS

el-Rufa’i Sacks ADC For Insurbordination

Kaduna state governor Malam Nasir el-Rufa’i last week sacked his Aide De Camp (ADC), ASP Abdullah Usman over allegations of insubordination. Governor el-Rufa’i had particularly asked the Police authority to appoint ASP Usman to work with him after winning the gubernatorial election.

SEC wants BGL’s suit N5.7bn debt quashed

Lagos—The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to strike out the suit by BGL Plc, its subsidiaries and others over allegations that they were indebted to investors to the tune of N5.7billion.

Boko Haram releases barbaric video of insurgency

Islamist sect, Boko Haram, has released a barbaric video of its brutality in Nigeria, the stronghold of the sect. The sect has been waging a six-year old war against Nigeria and its neighbours but has been repelled in recent times.

90-yr-old grandmother kidnapped in Delta

The Delta Police Command has confirmed the abduction of a 90-year-old grandmother, Madam Helen Ojeogwu, by gunmen. The post 90-yr-old grandmother kidnapped in Delta appeared first on Vanguard News.

Public funds management secretive, with poor accountability – Lamorde

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ‎boss, Ibrahim Lamorde yesterday said it has secured 800 convictions in its eleven year of existence and hundreds of cases still pending in various courts across the country. He also lamented that public funds management is secretive and that accountability is very poor.

DPR shuts 23 fuel depots for profiteering

The Department of Petroleum Resources has shut 23 private petroleum products’ depots nationwide for selling petrol to marketers above the ex-depot price of N77.66 per litre.

CPC begins probe of MultiChoice over rights violation

The Consumer Protection Council on Monday said it had commenced investigative sitting into the operations of MultiChoice Nigeria through its Digital Satellite Television offering based on alleged consumer rights violation against the pay-television firm. The council said already, a four-man team led by MultiChoice’s Regulatory Affairs Manager had responded to

Video: The Blog – Nana The Schwarzenegger; Nicki vs VMA; Cuppy Takes Africa

Cool TV’s The Blog this past week featured DJ Cuppy and she talked about her presidential inaugural performance, being an ambassador for peace with the previous government and attacks she faced for being away from Nigeria during elections. This episode also talks about Nicki Minaj’s rant on the VMAs, and

CBN’s N213bn power fund to be disbursed in 3 weeks

The Central Bank is working with the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to ensure the full disbursement in three weeks, of the more than N200 billion power support fund meant to resolve a pile of legacy debts and empower generating and distribution firms to produce and wheel more electricity to

Why I dumped Nigerian games for Wembley – NFF boss

The Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has fired back at those who criticised his trip to England to watch the Community Shield game between Arsenal and Chelsea rather than watching any of the two Nigerian teams that were involved in international matches on Sunday. The U-23 Eagles and the

Stashing of our funds

President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent visit to the United States has revealed again how our national wealth, expressed in illegal crude oil deals , high profile funds etc, finds its way to foreign countries. The President was informed of a mind-boggling $150bn stashed away in foreign countries by past government officials!

Melinda Gates’ philanthropy

The photo on the cover page of Sunday PUNCH of August 2, 2015,was most captivating. On a first glance, you are left to wonder what’s the business of these rural girls on the cover of a leading national newspaper?

Nigeria investors rattled by Buhari delays on economic plans

When Muhammadu Buhari took office two months ago, hopes were high that the former general would act quickly to drag Nigeria out of the economic crisis he had inherited. But the prolonged search by Nigeria’s new president for his cabinet and the relative silence on plans to tackle the tough