• Saraki launches skill acquisition to empower 40,000 youths

    Saraki launches skill acquisition to empower 40,000 youths

    It was gathered that the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Sunday in Ilorin launched: “Skill Acquisition, Training and Empowerment Programme (STEP)” to empower 40, 000 youths in the state.

    Saraki explained that the programme was aimed at empowering the youth in the state.

    The president of the senate stressed the need to arrest the increasing unemployment and youth restiveness across the country for meaningful development to take place.

    He said the Senate was considering the use of local fabric “Aso-Oke” […]

  • EFCC investigates Army General over shady shares, properties acquisition

    EFCC investigates Army General over shady shares, properties acquisition

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced investigation into the shady acquisition of shares of quoted Nigerian companies and properties running into billions of naira by a serving senior military officer, Major General Umaru Mohammed.

    Mohammed, who is currently the Managing Director of the Nigerian Army Properties Limited, had also served as the Chairman of the defunct Presidential Committee on the Sale of Federal Government properties for 15 years.‎

    Sources in the EFCC confirmed on Thursday […]