Nigerian Accountants Supports Buhari’s Anti-corruption War

Nigerian accountants have pledged their support for the anti-corruption war of President Muhammadu Buhari, with efforts focused on restoring greater probity, prudence, transparency and respect for financial regulations in the management of national resources.Members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) made the Promise on Tuesday at a

Saraki Advocates For Global Efforts In Fight Against Terrorism

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has advocated for global effort against terrorism and insurgency in North East Nigeria. In an interview with Channels Television on the sidelines of the Inter-Parliamentary meeting in New York, Senator Saraki acknowledged the devastating effect of terrorism across the world including Nigeria which has led

Nigeria Air Force Makes Full Deployment Of Aircraft To North-east

The Nigeria Air Force has announced the full deployment of its aircraft to combat the security crisis in Nigeria’s north-east. Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall, Sadique Abubakar, who announced the deployment on Monday, said the current security challenges in Nigeria heavily relied on air power and that discussions were ongoing

Buhari, Governors Meet On 2017 Polio-free Status Target

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with Governors of Polio vulnerable states in Nigeria, reaffirming the government’s commitment to ensuring that Nigeria is finally certified ‘polio-free’ by 2017. He urged all Nigerians to join hands with the Federal Government to achieve the objective.

DSS Releases Identities Of 21 Alleged B/Haram Front-Line Members

Nigeria’s Department of State Services (DSS) has released the identities of 21 alleged commanders and front-line members of the Boko Haram terrorist group arrested in different parts of the country. In a statement signed by Mr Tony Opuiyo, the DSS explained that the successful arrest is a result of the

Seven Die In Kaduna Helicopter Crash

Seven people have been killed after an aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Air Force  crashed at the old site of the Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna , Northwest Nigeria.The casualties include all four crew members and three passengers.

Buhari Confident Centenary City Will Boost Nigeria’s Economy

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed confidence that the Centenary City in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, will create more jobs and add immense value to the overall development of the oil-rich nation.  The President made the statement on Friday after being briefed by the Chairman of the Centenary City PLC on

Buhari Charges RMAFC/Slams Past Govt On Subsidy Spendings

President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed past administrations for the current situation where Nigeria is forced to spend billions of Naira annually on alleged subsidies for petroleum products.Speaking at a meeting with the Chairman and Members of the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), On Tuesday, President Buhari expressed the

Governor Gaidam Condoles With Blast Victims Families

Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has condoled with the families of victims of the Damaturu blasts which claimed six lives. A statement from the Governor’s Director of Press, Abdullahi Bego, said that “Governor Gaidam is heartbroken as he mourns with the families of victims of the callous, senseless and condemnable

Regional Military Chiefs Conclude Plans To Deploy 8,700 MNJTF

The Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, has met with other regional military chiefs in Chad Republic to deliberate on agreement to accelerate the deployment of the 8,700 strong Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF). The Chiefs of Defence Staff from the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) member countries

At Least Six Dead As Explosions Rock Damaturu

At least six persons have been reported dead in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State, after twin blasts occurred in the early hours of Tuesday. According to Channels Television’s correspondent in Yobe State, Jonathan Gopep, the first blast occurred at the Central Motor Park while the second one was set off

Ban Ki Moon Seeks Global Support For Sustainable Development Goals

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, on Monday stressed the need for government, private sector and civil society to work together for the actualisation of the 15 years Sustainable Development Goals target. Mr Ban was speaking in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, in a meeting with business and philanthropy

Economy in trouble, as oil price crashes

Nigeria’s economy may be heading for trouble, as oil price crashed even lower at the weekend, thereby threatening the 2015 budget and fiscal plan. The post Economy in trouble, as oil price crashes appeared first on Vanguard News.

Ban Ki-Moon Tasks Governors On Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, has urged state governors in Nigeria to use the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are billed to be adopted by world leaders at a UN Summit in September, as the basis for the governance in Nigeria’s new era of leadership. Mr Ban Ki-Moon,

Buhari Urges Nigerian Lawyers Not To Cover Misdeeds Of Crooks

President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday in Abuja urged Nigerian lawyers not to sacrifice the integrity of the country’s legal system in a bid to cover the misdeeds of their clients, no matter how lucrative the brief may be. Speaking at the opening of the 55th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian

UN Secretary General Arrives Nigeria

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr Ban Ki Moon, has arrived Nigeria in company of Mr Mohammed Ibn Chambers and seven others. The Secretary Geneeral is expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari later today.

Army Chief In War Front To Mop Up Operations In Boko Haram Enclaves

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, on Saturday led troops conducting mop up operations in areas formerly occupied by members of the Boko Haram sect in the north-east. The operation followed the recent aerial bombardment of terrorists’ enclaves in the Borno State.

FG Reassures Nigerians Of Commitment To End Insurgency By December

The Federal Government has again reassured Nigerians that, with the mechanism put in place, insurgency in the north-east would be brought to an end in three Months. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, re-echoed this assurance at the reception ‎organised in his honour in