INVESTIGATION: NHIS Board Overrides Buhari, Suspends scheme’s embattled Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf

INVESTIGATION: NHIS Board Overrides Buhari, Suspends scheme’s embattled Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf

The governing board of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has suspended the scheme’s embattled Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf, in a clear defiance to President Muhammadu Buhari, who reinstated him months back. President Buhari had on February 6, reinstated Mr. Yusuf who had been indicted for embezzlement and investigated by anti-graft agencies. In taking the […]

BREAKING: Atiku Set to Win PDP Presidential Primary

BREAKING: Atiku Set to Win PDP Presidential Primary

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, appears to have dusted 11 other aspirants in to win the presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Port Harcourt Rivers State, Sunday. Based on votes already announced, it seems Mr. Abubakar will square it up with Muhammadu Buhari, who was on Saturday night ratified as the All […]

BREAKING: Tension in Benue as FG withdraws Paris Club Refunds hours to disbursement

BREAKING: Tension in Benue as FG withdraws Paris Club Refunds hours to disbursement

There is palpable tension in Makurdi, the Benue State capital following Federal Government’s withdrawal of Paris Club refunds a few hours before disbursement by the state government. Currently, the hope of workers and retirees, who were expecting to receive something from the backlog of salaries and pensions owed to them, has been dashed. A source […]

Obasanjo, Omokri Attack Buhari over Failed Nigeria Air

Obasanjo, Omokri Attack Buhari over Failed Nigeria Air

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has attacked President Muhammadu Buhari for midwiving a national carrier, Nigeria Air, stillbirth. The failed national carrier project has also received bashing from Reno Omokri, a former aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan. On his part, Mr. Obasanjo mocked the Buhari administration, saying some Nigerians would have castigated him if […]

ICPC Recovers Misused TETFUND: Grant from Kadpoly Lecturers

ICPC Recovers Misused TETFUND: Grant from Kadpoly Lecturers

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has recovered N7.5 million unused grant from 11 lecturers of the Kaduna Polytechnic. The recovered funds were part of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) grant released to the school between 2010 and 2017 for staff capacity development through local and international training. But while […]

PDP Primary: Atiku names Iwuanyanwu, 58 others into presidential nomination council

PDP Primary: Atiku names Iwuanyanwu, 58 others into presidential nomination council

Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has named Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and 58 other persons into his presidential nomination council ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party presidential primaries. The council, made up of top PDP members across the country, is expected to mobilize support for the emergence of Mr. Atiku as the presidential candidate of […]

INVESTIGATION: Untold Stories of How Naval Ratings Consistently Attack, Kill Policemen in Calabar

INVESTIGATION: Untold Stories of How Naval Ratings Consistently Attack, Kill Policemen in Calabar

More than a dozen naval patrol Hilux pickups barricaded adjoining streets, isolating the Otop Abasi police station in Calabar, the Cross Rivers State capital on May 30, 2017. As residents scampered for safety under a barrage of gunfire, one woman, her husband a police officer, crouched on the floor of their police barracks home and […]

Buhari under Fire over National Security, Rule of Law Comments

Buhari under Fire over National Security, Rule of Law Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari has come under intense criticism for saying the rule of law can be jettisoned on the altar of national security. Mr Buhari, who spoke at the conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Sunday, said the “rule of law must be subject to the supremacy of the nation’s security and national interest.” Citing […]

BREAKING: EFCC Demands Minutes of Benue Security Council Meetings From 2015 Till Date

BREAKING: EFCC Demands Minutes of Benue Security Council Meetings From 2015  Till Date

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has requested the Benue State Government to release the minutes of it’s security council meetings to the commission. NEXT EDITION can authoritatively report that the anti-graft agency has been putting pressure on some officials of the government under investigation to release the minutes to it’s operatives. A source […]

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