Nigerian Air Force redeploys 27 Air Vice Marshals, 45 other senior officers

Following the recent promotion of senior officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to the next higher ranks as well as the retirement of some senior officers of air rank, it has become necessary to reorganize and ensure senior officers hold appropriate appointments for operational efficiency and effectiveness. Accordingly, the Chief of the Air Staff,…

I’m impressed with INEC’s readiness for elections, Buhari tells EU Election Observers

By DAVID IORJA, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja told the European Union Observer Mission (EOM) to Nigeria’s elections starting in February, that he was impressed by the preparations made by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and was optimistic that the electoral body would deliver on its mandate of a credible poll. Receiving…

PDP, APC trade accusations as thugs unleash mayhem in Cross River Central

 From EMMA OBI, Calabar    The All Progressives Congress (APC) supporters in Cross River have been accused of unleashing violence on supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.    Director General of the PDP campaign Organization and former deputy governor of the state, Mr. Effiok Cobham, PDP Cross River Central Senatorial District…

2019: We’ll collaborate with INEC to tackle vote buying-ICPC

The Independent Corruption Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC) says it will collaborate with INEC to tackle vote buying during the forthcoming general elections. ICPC Public Relations Officer, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, said this while speaking to journalists in Abuja, on Tuesday. She said that ICPC had collaboration with INEC where the commission assured that…

BPE concessions Terminal B Warri Port in conjunction with NPA

By PHILIP IKPONKO, Abuja Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh has tasked Ocean & Cargo Terminal Services Limited-the Concessionaire of Terminal ‘B’ Warri Old Port to focus on increased efficiency, improved service delivery, modernized port development and  reduction in the cost of shipping & clearing of goods in line with…

Refinery: FG to source Forex from Dangote soon – CBN Gov

The Federal Government will soon start sourcing foreign exchange (forex) from Dangote Group, as soon as the latter’s refinery, petrochemicals and fertilizer projects come on stream. This potential reversal of roles was disclosed by the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, after he spent over four hours touring the ongoing Dangote Refinery, Petrochemicals, Fertilizer projects…

#2019Debate: Buhari, Atiku, others should scrap security votes, immunity – SERAP

By OLA MODUE, Lagos Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to major presidential candidates for Nigeria’s February 16 election urging them to “publicly commit to revolutionary and innovative anti-corruption reforms in five key areas, such as security votes, power sector corruption, judicial corruption and removal of immunity for presidents, vice-presidents,…