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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Nigerian Military Knew Of Boko Haram’s Plan To Carry Out Mass Abductions

  New evidence showing that the Nigerian military was informed that Boko Haram was planning mass abductions in Yobe State has emerged. A document obtained by SaharaReporters indicated that the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) was notified by the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) of plans by Boko Haram militants to carry out a massive attack in February. The confidential memo dated February ... Read More »

EFCC grills Oduah over N9.4b contract

After about 10 months of dilly-dallying, former Aviation Minister Stella Oduah yesterday appeared before an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) panel. She was grilled for about eight hours by detectives over a N9, 443,549,531.25 contract awarded to I-Sec Security Nigeria Limited for the procurement and installation of security equipment in 22 airports. She showed up as the agency got ... Read More »

How Lagos Banker Stole N700m From Customers- EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, on Monday, February 26, 2018, arraigned one Nsa Ayi before Justice Mojisola Dada of the State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on an 11-count charge bordering on fraudulent false accounting to the tune of N700 million, an offence contrary to Section 335(a) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State ... Read More »

Herdsmen allegedly invade Benue community, order villagers to vacate homes

Suspected Fulani herdsmen early hours of Monday invaded Mbatoho community in Makurdi, Benue State capital. Mbatoho community is a council ward located on an Island in Makurdi town. Leader of the community, who identified himself as John Tehemen, led a few other residents to lodge a complaint with deputy governor, Benson Abounu, saying that the herdsmen had ordered them to ... Read More »

One dead as cultists attack LASPOTECH Ikorodu campus

One person was killed while several others were wounded on Tuesday following a bloody attack on Ikorodu Campus of the Lagos State Polytechnic ( LASPOTECH ) by suspected cultists. The deceased, identified as Ahmed Amao, was a former LASPOTECH student who had been expelled from the institution. We gather that the groups of hoodlums invaded the Ikorodu campus from different ... Read More »

Ambode to spend N1.046tr on four new stadia, others

If work-plan for the N1.046tr 2018 budget signed into law on Monday is anything to count on, then there are signs that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode may build four new Stadia in Lagos state. According to sectoral breakdown of the budget, the Governor plans to build the new football and athletic stadia in Igbogbo, Epe, Badagry and Ajeromi Ifelodun (Ajegunle) areas ... Read More »


  His Excellency, Mr. AkinwunmiAmbode, the Lagos State Governor, has flagged off the electronic tax payment campaign of the state which will allow residents and citizens of Lagos State to pay their taxes directly to the coffers of the State Government. The flag-off campaign was kicked off at the Guaranty Trust Bank, Opebi branch, Lagos on Monday February 19, 2018. ... Read More »

Glo is NTA’s Nigerian Brand of the Year

  Integrated Telecoms service provider, Globacom, has been decorated as the Nigerian Brand of the Year at the Nigerian Television Authority – Integrity and Service Programme (NTA-ISP) Award held at the Aso Villa in Abuja on Tuesday night. Globacom was the only private sector player that was decorated at the event attended by top political leaders and government functionaries at ... Read More »

NASS, Executive feud slowed down governance process – Buhari

NASS, Executive feud slowed down governance process – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday blamed the standoff between the Executive and the National Assembly for the failure of government to deliver on its mandate as it has slowed down the process of governance in the country.  The President who spoke at the National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress ... Read More »

Breaking: Oyegun, others get one year tenure extension The National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the extension of the tenure of the John Odigie Oyegun led National Working Committee and state executive committees of the party for any other one year with effect from June 2018. Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello who briefed newsmen midway ... Read More »

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