Senate To Consider Oronsaye Report On Agencies

Senate is to dust-up Mr. Stephen Oronsaye’s report of Presidential committee on Rationalisation and Restructuring of Federal Government parastatals, commissions and agencies. The former Head of Service, Mr. Steven Oronsaye, was the Chairman of the committee who submitted the report before the emergence of the present administration. The report recommended the scrapping of moribund departments and agencies and merger of others. Deputy...

Abacha loot: Nigeria Concludes Negotiation With Switzerland On Return Of $321m_AGF

The Honourable Attorney General of Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN has revealed that negotiation with Switzerland on the return of $321Million recovered from the late Abacha family had been concluded, adding that Nigeria had recently recovered the sum of eighty-five million US dollars from the controversial Malabu Restrained Funds from United Kingdom. Comrade Salihu Othman Isah,...

Maina: The Joke Is On APC, Buhari

By Ikechukwu Amaechi The unfolding “Mainagate” which is rocking the pretentious Muhammadu Buhari presidency is classical Nigerian drama. Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, who was accused of dipping his fingers into the pension honey pot, and fled the country in 2015, sauntered back noisily as if nothing happened. On July 21, 2015,...

Boko Haram Kills 8 Nigerian Soldiers In a Deadly Attack

Eight Nigerian soldiers, including an officer, have been killed by Boko Haram insurgents during an attack on a military base in Sasawa town of Damaturu Local Government Area in Yobe State. A top security source, who preferred to be unnamed, confirmed to Channels Television on Wednesday via phone that eight soldiers including an officer and a civilian were killed, while...

EFCC Arrests Church Deacon For Defrauding RCCG, School of N47.9m

A deacon of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), identified as Cyril Idakwoji, has been apprehended by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. According to a report by PUNCH, the suspect handed over two cheques covering N11.9m to the church, and the anti-graft agency also recovered N36m belonging to Jephthah International School stolen by Idakwoji. It was gathered...

Only 30 Per Cent UTME Candidates Will Be Admitted This Year – NUC

The National Universities Commission (NUC) Executive Secretary Prof. Abubakar Rasheed has revealed that owing to limited spaces in the universities, only 30 per cent out of the 1.7 million candidates who wrote the unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) will be admitted this year. According to Punch Metro, Prof. Rasheed spoke at a one-day public hearing on the regulatory conflict between...

48 Hours after Receiving Report on Maina’s Reinstatement, Buhari Remains Silent

Just like his stance on the report of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s panel on the suspended SGF Babachir Lawal and NIA DG, Ayo Oke, Buhari has maintained silence on the Maina report. President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to announce his response nearly 48 hours after receiving a report on the controversial reinstatement of Abdulrsheed Maina, the former civil servant wanted...

Fayose Presidential Campaign Manager Fani-Kayode Reveals Cause of Fire that Burnt Fayose’s Car

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode who is Fayose presidential campaign manager, has claimed that Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, was the target of a “spiritual bomb”, after his official car was burnt to ashes in Lagos . In a tweet on Thursday, Fani-Kayode stated that Fayose escaped because of the God he serves. He wrote: “They say my brother @GovAyoFayose’s...

Tragedy Looms as Multi-Religious Nigeria is Touted as an Islamic Republic….

By Eze Eluchie, The document which is commonly referred to as the ‘1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria’, though in reality merely the appendix to a Military decree, upon which the Nigeria state is predicated and governed, proclaims unequivocally, the secular status of the Nigerian federation. With the litany of ethno-sectarian conflicts which have led to the deaths...

READ THIS: “I Hear Say Our Sai Baba Don Return From Turkey” – By Reuben Abati

“Did you hope that he would stay there permanently? He went for the D-8 meeting, and he is bound to return.” “D-8 meeting. I have been thinking about it. We are supposed to be a secular country but internationally, we have continued to engage with Muslim countries. We belong to the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) and also the D-8....