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Cameroon Army Kills 11 Boko Haram Militants

Cameroon’s army killed 11 Boko Haram militants in clashes in the northern town of Amchide early on Tuesday, the Ministry of Defence said. Boko Haram has stepped up attacks in Cameroon since the country started cracking down on the radical Islamist group, which has used the far north as a base for recruitment and supplies for its Nigeria operations. “Our ...

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Buhari Approves N70m For Nigeria’s 55th Independence Anniversary Celebrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved only N70 million for this year’s Independence celebrations, following the dwindling revenues of the country. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), revealed this while addressing journalists on Tuesday. According to the ...

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CODE OF CONDUCT TRIBUNAL NOT PROPERLY CONSTITUTED – SARAKI

Counsel to Senate President Bukola Saraki, Daudu Joseph, has said that the Code of Conduct Tribunal is not properly constituted, arguing that it must be made of the Chairman and two members. Daudu noted that the tribunal is at present made up of the Chairman and a member. However, the Chairman of the Tribunal, Danladi Umar maintained that the tribunal ...

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Wanted Saraki’s Associate granted Restraining Order Against EFCC

Justice Mohammed Yunusa of the Federal High court sitting in Lagos, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to maintain status quo and desist from arresting the Managing Director of Carlisle Properties, Mr. Kennedy Izuagbe. Izuagbe, a former director of Societe Generale Bank Nigeria Plc, was alleged to be an associate of the senate president, Bukola Saraki, was ...

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Imo State Debts To Hit N80 Billion As Okorocha Gets Approval For N20 Billion Loan

  Currently, Imo state is owing over N60 billion, including the Federal Government’s N26 billion bailout fund, which is expected to be paid back in 20 years. The recent move by Governor Okorocha to grab another N20 billion became manifest via a letter from the Federal Ministry of Finance, DMO/PMD/241//T/7, dated August 25, 2015, and signed by A. M. Daniel-Nwaobis, ...

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[DOWNLOAD] CODE REPORT on 9.2 Billion Naira: When State Agents Becomes Kleptocratic, Women are Deprived of Alternatives!

  Dear Patriotic Citizens, This is to inform you that we just released our progress report on tracking of the 9.2 Billion Naira meant for the procurement and distribution of 750,000 clean cookstoves and 18,000 wonderbags to rural women. Kindly follow link to download the report DOWNLOAD THE REPORT HERE This would not have been possible without your support and ...

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FG BORROWS N882BN TO FUND 2015 BUDGET

The Federal Government has so far borrowed N882.122 billion to finance the 2015 budget. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mrs. Anastasia Daniel-Nwaobia, gave the figure yesterday in Abuja during her presentation before the House of Representatives’ Ad hoc Committee on the Nonimplementation of Capital Projects in the 2015 Appropriation Act. Giving details of the borrowings, she said N502.122 billion ...

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FG WILL IMPROVE SECURITY, FIGHT CORRUPTION, CREATE JOBS – SGF ASSURES

Mr Babachir Lawal, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration would improve national security, fight corruption and create jobs for unemployed Nigerians. Lawal said delegations from the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) and the Adamawa community in Abuja paid him courtesy visits in his office. ...

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I’M FACING CHALLENGING, INTERESTING TIMES – SARAKI

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, said on Wednesday that his experience since assumption of office three months ago has been both interesting and challenging. Saraki spoke while answering questions from reporters after his official tour of the National Assembly Complex in Abuja, the first such tour to be embarked upon by any Senate President since 1992 when the National ...

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DECLARING ASSETS PUBLICLY NOT PART OF THE LAW – NYESOM WIKE

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Wednesday said that declaring his assets publicly was not part of the dictates of the law. He stated that he had declared his assets to the relevant authority according to the law. The governor, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Sir Opunabo Inko-Tariah, pointed out that it was necessary for ...

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