The naira is currently struggling against the dollar as the former has refused to recover at both the parallel and interbank market rates.
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A Kenyan woman has taken internet by storm after she spent expensively to hire a helicopter after her car broke down on the highway.
A Kenyan woman has become the talk of town after she hired a chopper when her vehicle broke down in the middle of the road.
The curvy lady by the name of Corletta Okila sensing her expensive vehicle will take long to be repaired decided to call an Uber chopper to come and pick her up.
“So our car […]
It was gathered that the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, yesterday flagged off a N300 million water project in Ilorin, Kwara State.
Under the scheme, both the low-lift and high-lift pumps at Agba Dam Water Works, GRA, Ilorin will be replaced.
Some old components of the dam that was commissioned in 1959 will also be replaced.
The Senate President said the project which was captured in the federal government’s 2016 budget is being done to boost water supply to Ilorin metropolis.
Agba Dam with […]
According to reports, the National Judicial Council (NJC) Monday inaugurated a 10-man Judicial Ethics Committee with a mandate to review the code of conduct for judicial officers in the country.
The council also launched a new judicial policy that bars the media from publishing allegations of misconduct against judges and other employees of the judiciary.
The new policy document states: “It shall be the policy of the Judiciary on complaints that allegations of misconduct against judicial officers or employees of the judiciary […]
Wife of Borno State governor, Hajiya Nana Kashim Shettima, has said that the release of 21 abducted Chibok Schoolgirls from the hands of the insurgents by security operatives has made her the happiest woman on earth, and commended President Muhammadu Buhari and security operatives, whose unflinching efforts also shamed critics and other opposition parties.
The Borno First Lady disclosed this when she led a high powered delegation from the state to pay a visit to the 21 released schoolgirls who are […]
Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole has said he will not interfere with the running of the state by the Governor-elect, Godwin Obaseki.
Oshiomhole, who spoke with State House correspondents in Abuja monday, was responding to questions on if he was not worried that he might fall out with Obaseki in future as had been the case in some states, where former governors are at loggerheads with the successors.
The governor said he was not the type that would breath down the neck […]
According to reports, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi, on Monday said all commercial vehicles coming into the country from January 1, 2017 must be fitted with speed limiter.
Oyeyemi stated this in Kaduna when he visited the FRSC Sector Command for routine interaction with personnel to strengthen operational duties and general service delivery.
Oyeyemi, represented by the Head of Operations, FRSC Headquarters, Abuja, Deputy Corps Marshal Ojeme Ewhrudjakpor, said that the measure was to ensure safety […]
Spokesperson to ex-President Goodkuck Jonathan’s campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, was said to have slumped Monday at the premises of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, where he is being held, just as the family has raised alarm over fear for his life.
However in a quick rebuttal, the EFCC dismissed Ndukwe’s claims, saying there was no truth whatsoever to them. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren said: “There is no truth whatsoever in the dubious and attention-seeking alarm that Fani-Kayode slumped […]
Dr Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan on media and publicity was detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly collecting about N60 million from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA under the leadership of former NSA, Colonel Sambo Dasuki, (retired).
Sources, who confirmed this, said the former presidential spokesperson was still being queried on what the money was used for, hence his detention overnight.
Abati thus joins a long list of former appointees […]
It was gathered that the Federal Government on Monday appointed Mr. Fidet Edetanlen Okhiria, the Managing Director of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC).
Confirming the appointment on Monday in Abuja, the Director, Public Relations of NRC, Mr. Mahmoud Yakubu, said Okhiria has been on acting capacity before his confirmation.
With the appointment, the MD is now saddled with the full responsibility of providing the much needed leadership and strategic direction for the achievement of the vision of the NRC master plan.
The statement added […]
Africans studying various higher institutions in Cyprus under the banner of African Students in Cyprus have called on the Nigerian government to stop Nigerian youths traveling to the republic of Iran to study, warning that some of them end up being radicalized.
The students during a march to against terrorism and extremism at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus, said Nigeria faces future security risk if it continues to allow youths travel to countries where they end up being radicalized.
The President of […]