EFCC, ICPC operatives drafted into ex-Nigeria Airways staff verification exercise

The Federal Government has drafted operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) into the ongoing verification exercise of former workers and pensioners of the liquidated Nigeria Airways Limited. According to the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, their participation was to ensure transparency…

Fashola dims hope, says magic can’t solve Nigeria’s electricity problems

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has declared that the nation’s electricity problems cannot be solved by magic. He said the problem of power supply in the country is slowly being solved. Data from the ministry revealed that, as of 6AM on Wednesday, October 17, Nigeria’s total power generation stood at 3,729…

Ondo Assembly sacks LG caretaker committees

The 18 local government caretaker committees in Ondo State have been dissolved with immediate effect. The state House of Assembly took the decision at plenary on Thursday, directing the chairmen of the caretaker committees to handover to the Director of Local Government Administration in their respective LGs. The Assembly had granted The caretaker committees a…

US sparks anger in Palestine over merger of Jerusalem consulate with Israeli embassy

The decision by the United States of America to merge its Palestinian consulate with the newly opened embassy in Israel is sparking anger. Reports say Palestinians are kicking against the move by the US to move its main diplomatic mission to Israel. Palestinians also say the decision to merge embassy and consulate legitimises Israeli occupation….

Ganduje-Gate In Kano!

By SOC Okenwa… Kano is a city-state up north just like Lagos, Enugu, Kaduna, Ekiti etc. A cosmopolitan city just like Lagos in the south-west the city-state is reputed to be the economic nerve-centre of the north. In the south-east you have Onitsha in Anambra state. Densely-populated like Lagos Kano is rich in her cultural…