Civil Society Group urges FG to confirm PENCOM’S Acting DG, Aisha Dahir-Umar
By Our Reporter A civil society group, Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI) has called for the immediate substantive confirmation of the Acting Director-General of the National Pension Commission (Pencom), Aisha Dahir-Umar, for her spectacular performances, turnaround and the repositioning of the apex regulatory pension body and the pension industry since... Read more
INEC makes U-turn, Removes  Zakari, Other RECs From Collation
As part of its commitment to transparency during next month’s poll, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has excluded all its National Commissioners from the collation of presidential poll results and other strands of elections. The commission has also decided to throw open its Situation Room to accredited observers,... Read more
Sacked TETFUND boss says minister demanded N200m bribe
Former Executive secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Dr. Abdullahi Baffa Bichi, has alleged that he was sacked from office for refusing to give out kickback to the minister of education Mallam Adamu Adamu. Baffa’s appointment at TETFUND was terminated by the Federal government on Monday for reason not... Read more
EFCC seizes $49,000, N300m mansion, Two Bugatti and Benz Cars from Abuja Yahoo boy
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered a sum of $49,000 (about N17m) and five exotic cars from the mansion of a suspected Internet fraudster (popularly known as Yahoo boy), Tomilola Owootomo. According Tony Orilade EFCC Acting spokesman,vehicles recovered are two Bugatti cars, a Mercedes Benz GLK, a Mercedes Benz... Read more
Dangote denies ownership of rice-laden truck that killed 15 in Ekiti
Another fake news reared its ugly head as some online media reported that Dangote truck was entangled in an accident that claimed 15 lives and many othesr injured in Iworoko Ekiti Near Ado Ekiti. Last Saturday. In a swift reaction,Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) has denied the ownership of the... Read more
Profile of the new Lagos Commissioner of Police, Egbetokun
By Our Reporter The former Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Kayode Egbetokun, who was appointed on Sunday to replace Edgal Imohimi as the new Lagos Commissioner of Police in acting capacity, was born on Sept. 4, 1964 in Erinja, Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State. He enlisted... Read more
71 House of Reps members want Nigeria returned to Parliamentary system
A group of 71 lawmakers of the House of Representatives, mostly from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have canvassed for the return of Nigeria from the presidential to the parliamentary system of government. Briefing newsmen at the National Assembly in Abuja on Thursday, spokesmen of the group, Kingsley... Read more
Why Diamond Bank chairman, three other directors resigned
The chairman and three non-executive directors of Diamond Bank have resigned from their positions. This was confirmed by the bank in a letter dated October 24 and sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange. In the letter titled “RESIGNATION OF CHAIRMAN AND NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS,” the bank notified “the Nigerian Stock... Read more