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EFCC interrogates former Senate President, David Mark

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, December 14, invited a former Senate president, David Mark, for questioning. Senator Mark's invitation by the EFCC is related to some financial issues for clarification. A source within the commission said: “We invited the ex-Senate President for interaction on some financial issues

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Forex Market gets another $210m boost from CBN

Oru-Leonard,Abuja   The interbank window of Nigeria’s Foreign Exchange market on Tuesday, December 12, received yet another boost of $210,000,000.00 from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). According to figures obtained from the Bank, Tuesday’s interventions were for the Wholesale, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and invisibles segments of the market. The Acting Director,

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Senate Minority Leader flags-off training, empowerment for constituents

-ANIETIE UDOBIT, ABUJA     The Nigeria Senate Minority leader, Senator Representing Akwa Ibom north West Senatorial District, Godswill Akpabio on Thursday 14th December, officially flagged-off his 2017 Entrepreneurship Training and Empowerment programme for Cassava and oil palm. While giving his welcome Address at Ikot Ekpene Council Secretariat, Senator Akpabio said that the training

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Amaechi Inspects the Lagos –Ibadan Axis of the Standard Guage Project

-Oru Leonard   The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Chibuike Amaechi on Tuesday took Journalists on assessment tour of the Lagos-Ibadan axis of the standard guage railway project The Minister who spoke to Journalists after an inspection tour of railway construction projects in Papalanto, Ogun State, expressed satisfaction with the speed of work, adding

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Police, DSS nab 13 in Port Harcourt for Selling Naira Notes

  The Police, working in collaboration with the Department of State Services (DSS), have arrested 13 naira note sellers in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State in a sting operation that included officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Briefing the media on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, the Police Public Relations Officer, Rivers State Command,

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Osinbajo, Gowon, Shonekan, Dogara, others attend Villa Christmas Concert

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State Yakubu Gowon and ex Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, Speaker Dogara, were among dignitaries who attended the 2017 Christmas Praise Concert on Thursday in Abuja. The event, which took place at the State House Conference Centre, was onganised by

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21,000 Kaduna teachers win, as Court stops El-Rufai from planned sack

  The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Kaduna on Thursday ordered Kaduna State government to stop the planned sack of 21,000 primary school teachers who failed competency test. Recall that Kaduna state governor, El-Rufai had announced that the teachers who failed the competency test organized by the government would be sacked

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Buhari returns from Paris

  President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday returned to Abuja after participating at the “One Planet” summit in Paris, France. The president’s aircraft landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, at about 4:35 p.m. where he was received by senior government officials including his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari and the

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Court arraigns Maryam Sanda, mother, brother, denies bail application

    A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jabi District, has arraigned Maryam Sanda, her mother and brother. bail. Sanda was refused bail application. The judge, however, granted the other defendants bail on the condition that the defendants will produce two sureties with evidence of residence within Abuja. They are also

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