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NNPC: Beware of impostors

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised that individuals and corporate bodies, locally and internationally, should be wary of unscrupulous elements parading themselves as officials of the corporation.
Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

NECA: 7.2% VAT will render new minimum wage useless

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association has said the implementation of the 7.2 per cent Value Added Tax approved by the Federal Executive Council will make nonsense of the recent increase in minimum wage.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests Kwara director for ‘fraudulent’ sale of land

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the Executive Director of Kwara State Harmony Holdings, Adebayo Sanni, for alleged fraudulent sale of some landed properties belonging to the state government.
The vile abuse suffered by Paul Pogba on the back of his penalty miss for Manchester United against Wolves has seen both his club and team-mates rally around the World Cup winner.

Manchester United condemn online racist abuse of Paul Pogba after penalty miss

Manchester United are working on identifying individuals who racially abused Paul Pogba online after the midfielder missed a penalty in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.
Otuoke Flood

Flood destroys farmlands, crops in three Plateau communities

Flood caused by persistent rainfall has destroyed farmlands and crops worth millions of Naira in three communities of Kalong, Doka and Bakin Kogi in the Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

Power probe: APC, PDP Reps may clash over ex-President Obasanjo

There are indications that the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the House of Representatives and their counterparts in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may soon be on warpath over the decision of the lower house to probe the country’s power sector.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests Kwara SMED chief, others over ‘N2 billion fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested and detained the Director-General of Kwara State Bureau of Small and Medium Enterprise Development (SMED), Mr Segun Soewu, over alleged N2 billion fraud.
Benedict Ayade

Governor Ayade declares Tuesday public holiday, tells Cross Riverians what to do

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has declared Tuesday, July 30th 2019, as Public Holiday to enable people of Cross River plant one million trees in the State.

Bayelsa guber: Aspirants warned against defacing city with posters

The Bayelsa State Physical Planning and Development Board has warned governorship aspirants and their supporters against indiscriminate pasting and erection of campaign materials.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.

Odunayo Adekuoroye targets Africa Games, 2020 Olympic gold

Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.

Abubakar Yari lauds President Buhari for re-appointing Godwin Emefiele as central bank governor

A former Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for re-appointing Mr Godwin Emefiele as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Transparency: Police, parliament, judiciary top list of ‘corrupt institutions’ in Nigeria

The police, parliament and judiciary top the list of the most corrupt institutions in Nigeria, according to a survey by Transparency International released, yesterday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Chaplain commander applauds President Buhari over anti-corruption bill

Commander-General, Harpazo Chaplain Corps International, Chaplain (Dr.) Joluwaseyi Joseph, has applauded President Muhammad Buhari, for signing the new anti-corruption bill into law.

Central bank chief pledges to bring inflation to single digit within five years

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says he will bring inflation to single digit within the next five years.

Full report of commission that accused Emir Sanusi of fraud

Highlights of the 19-page document includes the indictment of individuals, amounts involved, obstruction of investigation by suspects and recommendations.

Senator Babba-Kaita: Almajiri challenge greatest danger after Boko Haram

Sen. Ahmad Babba-Kaita representing Katsina north senatorial district has said that the almajiri challenge is the next greatest danger Nigeria is facing after Boko Haram.

APPEALS project inaugurates grievance redress committee in Kano

The Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project has inaugurated a 13 member grievance redress committee in the state.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa governor-elect fumes over N115 billion debt

Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, has vowed to ‘step on toes’ over the debt profile of the state under the current administration of Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow.

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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP urges personnel to embrace automated police corporative society

Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), has charged the personnel of the Nigeria Police Force to embrace the new changes initiated in the Police Corporative Society to enhance their financial dealings.
BBNaija

#BBNaija: Cindy, Frodd, Mercy and Diane up for fake eviction

The ten remaining housemates were called into the diary room for the usual nomination process, with each of them nominating two housemates each.
Sunusi Ibrahim of Nasarawa United has been declared the highest goalscorer in the just ended regular season of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Nasarawa United’s Ibrahim Sunusi not under pressure to win NPFL golden boot again

Nasarawa United hitman Ibrahim Sunusi says he’s ready to improve from his performance of last season in the Nigeria Professional Football League, where he scored ten goals.
Ekpata Gedoni has sent a love message to Big Brother housemate and London Metropolitan Police, Khafi Kareem.

BBNaija: I felt so much peace around Gedoni – Khafi

Evicted Housemate, Khafi Kareem, says she loves her partner Gedoni Ekpata and felt so much peace around him whilst in the BBNaija Reality show.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Court fixes date for ruling on BCO’s libel suit against Atiku Abubakar, others

A High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, on Monday, fixed October 24 for ruling on the suit filed before it by the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) seeking N40 million damages from the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, for alleged libelous claims against President Muhammadu Buhari.