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Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has sworn-in 35-years-old Mr. Richard Edebiri, as a commissioner in the state, after confirmation by the Edo State House of Assembly. He also warned that public and civil servants found to be corrupt will be made to face the wrath of the law. The governor gave spoke on Wednesday during the swearing-in ceremony of...
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK) has cautioned the newly appointed ministers against poor performance in office. According to him, any minister who failed to perform would feel the ‘wrath’ of his pen. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari swore in 43 ministers on Wednesday afternoon. Reacting to the swearing-in, Fani-Kayode pointed out that he will put his contempt and disdain...
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Ade Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Staff to the President. Mr Ipaye who was former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State works from the Office of the Vice President. The President has also approved the re-appointment of Adeyemi Dipeolu, Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters; Maryam Uwais...
Nine groups out of the 15 that formed the Joint Northern Action Front to participate in a planned #RevolutionNow: We defeated IBB, Abacha; we won’t allow another dictator — Falana protest in some northern states on August 22 have pulled out.The Secretary of the groups, Tanko Mustapha, made the declaration in a joint press statement issued on Wednesday...
Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested two suspects, Lekan Odusote, 27, and Monday John, 22, over the killing of a yet to be identified ‘okada’ rider before snatching his motorcycle, DAILY POST reports. The two suspects, who are natives of Ijebu-Ode, reportedly lured the bike man to Ikangba area of Obalende in Ijebu-Ode where they allegedly...
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, and United Bank for Africa to take over an Ikoyi, Lagos property of former governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke, over an alleged N537,334,360.77 debt. According to Vanguard, the order was pursuant to an ex parte application, brought before the court...
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says that the federal government has approved N600billion for electricity market to boost power supply. Edmund Ejie, the Market Operator of TCN said this on Wednesday in Abuja, at the 3rd quarter Participants and Stakeholders Interactive forum for 2019. The forum has as its theme: “Rules Compliance for Nigerian Electricity Market (NEM) Development and...
The police in Niger, on Wednesday, confirmed the death of a couple in Maitunbi area of Minna from generator fumes. Mohammed Abubakar, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident occurred on Monday night. “The incident occurred on Monday night, but was reported to the police on Tuesday by...
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday submitted a recommendation to its Board of Governors to consider removing the age limit for the Managing Director’s position. Since 1951, the IMF’s by-laws prohibited the appointment of a candidate aged 65 or above as its Managing Director. Also, the law prohibits any Managing Director, who is above the...
Ruth Chinazum Nwosu has clinched Nigeria’s first gold medal at the ongoing 2019 African Games in Morocco. Despite her opponent’s home advantage, Nwosu displayed a lot of courage to defeat Morocco’s Oumaima El Bouchti in the women’s 49-53kg category in Taekwondo. She edged the fight witha 26-22 victory to end Nigeria’s long wait for the golden moment. To make it to...

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