Taraba: 5 Persons Killed, Houses Burnt in Fresh Tiv/Jukun Crisis

Taraba: 5 Persons Killed, Houses Burnt in Fresh Tiv/Jukun Crisis

Fresh crisis between the Tiv and Jukun in Rafinkada Village of Wukari local government area of Taraba, on Tuesday left five persons dead and several houses burnt. The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Council, Mr. Daniel Adi, who confirmed the development in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Jalingo, alleged […]

Yari Left N2.8bn Debt on NECO, WAEC, Others – Transition Committee

Yari Left N2.8bn Debt on NECO, WAEC, Others – Transition Committee

The immediate past administration in Zamfara State led by the ex-governor, Abdul’aziz Yari, is said to have left over N2.8 billion liabilities involving external examinations. Chairman of the state transition committee, Ibrahim Wakkala, disclosed this at a news conference in Gusau on Monday. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Wakkala, the immediate past […]

Troops’ Commitment: I was Quoted Out of Context – Buratai

Troops’ Commitment: I was Quoted Out of Context – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday denied indicting commanders and soldiers of lack of commitment to ongoing counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in the North-East claiming he was quoted out of context. Buratai had at a leadership transformational workshop for middle cadre officers and soldiers in Abuja on June 18 said […]

SERAP Drags CCB to Court over Refusal to Disclose Past Leaders Assets

SERAP Drags CCB to Court over Refusal to Disclose Past Leaders Assets

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sued the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, over its refusal to disclose details of the asset declarations submitted by successive Presidents and governors since 1999. The suit filed at the Federal High Court, Lagos, is seeking among others, “An order granting leave to the applicant to apply […]

MMM ponzi scheme returns to Nigeria

MMM ponzi scheme returns to Nigeria

Notorious Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox (MMM), the Ponzi scheme which dashed the financial hopes of over three million Nigerians in 2017, is back. The new version known as MMM Cooperation promises as much as 50 percent return on any amount invested in it — 20 percent more than what the extinct version offered. Just like the […]

INEC Denies Resignation Of ICT Director

INEC Denies Resignation Of ICT Director

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has refuted claims that its Director of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Mr. Chidi Nwafor, has resigned. The Commission made the clarification in a notice on its official Twitter handle @inecnigeria, on Saturday. Fake News Alert pic.twitter.com/kIiUVeSmRh — INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) June 22, 2019 It described the rumour as […]

Ihedioha Suspends All Imo LGA Chairmen, Councillors, Remove Chairman, SIEC

Ihedioha Suspends All Imo LGA Chairmen, Councillors, Remove Chairman, SIEC

Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State on Tuesday suspended all the 27 Local Government Area Chairmen, their deputies and the 645 councillors in the state. He also announced the suspension of all political appointees of the LGAs. The governor’s action was disclosed via a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Chibuike Onyeukwu, in Owerri, the state capital. Furthermore, […]

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