• Commissioner said, Ogun State generates N474m in ten months,

    Commissioner said, Ogun State generates N474m in ten months,

    Mr Bimbo Ashiru, the commissioner, Ministry of Commerce and Industry,Ogun State  said it generated N474m revenue between January and October.

    The commissioner while defending the 2017 budget proposal ofhis ministry beforethe state’s House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation in Abeokuta said N436 million was realised from road haulage, N27.4 million from registration of business premises, while N11.2 million came from inspection fees.

    The commissioner said that the ministry would meet its revenue target and generate more to the coffers of […]

  • DSS arrests insurance commissioner over allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement

    DSS arrests insurance commissioner over allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement

    Operatives from the Department of State Services and the Nigerian Police Force on Wednesday arrested the Commissioner for Insurance, Alh Mohammed Kyari, over allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement.

    The operatives who were on joint operation were said to have arrived the headquarters of the National Insurance Commission where the office of Kyari is located at about 9am and arrested the CFI.

    Kyari who was putting on a dark blue traditional attire and a cap to match was whisked away by operatives […]

  • Saraki Is Responsible For My Disqualification As A Non-Executive Commissioner, Says Former Speaker Of Kwara

    Saraki Is Responsible For My Disqualification As A Non-Executive Commissioner, Says Former Speaker Of Kwara

    Mr. Yissa Benjamin, a former Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, has accused the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, of being behind the disqualification of his nomination as a non-executive commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission by the Senate.

    Speaking during a media briefing in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital on Saturday, Benjamin claimed that some of Saraki’s loyalists had already told him that since his nomination was not from Saraki, he would be rejected by the Senate.

    Benjamin also […]

  • Gunmen Kidnap The Two Wives Of Nasarawa State Commissioner

    Gunmen Kidnap The Two Wives Of Nasarawa State Commissioner

    Gunmen on Thursday night abducted the two wives of Nasarawa State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Aliyu Tijani, from his residence in Nasarawa town.

    Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Sadiq-Bello, who confirmed the incident on Friday, said the police was on the trail of the kidnappers and would soon apprehend them.

    He said, “We are aware of the abduction and as we speak now, we have gotten information about their location and we are closing in on them.”

    When contacted […]

  • FG to begin Lafia abattoir renovation Nov 21 – Commissioner

    FG to begin Lafia abattoir renovation Nov 21 – Commissioner

    According to reports, the Federal Government would commence renovation work on the Lafia Central Abattoir on Monday, Nov 21, according to Alhaji Lawee Aiyu-Yusuf, the Nasarawa State Commissioner for Agriculture and Water Resources.

    The Commissioner, who disclosed this in Lafia on Friday, said that the gesture was part of the Federal Government’s efforts toward improving the standard of living of Nigerians.

    The commissioner, while receiving the House of Assembly Committee on Agriculture, who were on an oversight visit to the ministry, said […]

  • Osun Assembly approves Aregbesola’s nominee as Civil Service Commission’s commissioner

    Osun Assembly approves Aregbesola’s nominee as Civil Service Commission’s commissioner

    It was gathered that the Osun State House of Assembly has approved Gov. Rauf Aregbesola’s nominee, Mr Adebowale Asaolu, as Commissioner 1 in the State Civil Service Commission.

    Governor had written a letter to the Assembly for approval of Asaolu to replace the late Robert Adebiyi, a former commissioner with the commission.

    The letter was read at the assembly’s plenary by the Speaker, Mr Najeem Salaam. The motion for the approval of the nominee was moved by the leader of the house, […]

  • N2.7m bribe money recovered from Assistant Commissioner of Police

    N2.7m bribe money recovered from Assistant Commissioner of Police

    According to reports, the Nigeria Police Force Complaint Response Unit said it has recovered N2.7 million bribe money from an Assistant Commissioner of Police (name withheld) serving in one of the state commands.

    This was contained in the third quarter report of the CRU, signed by Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, Abayomi Shogunle, the Head of the Unit, in Abuja.

    The report said the recovery followed a complaint made to the CRU through a telephone call.

    Shogunle said necessary disciplinary procedures were ongoing […]

  • Police lose Deputy Commissioner of Police in Nasarawa

    Police lose Deputy Commissioner of Police in Nasarawa

    Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has commiserated with police authority over the death of the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations in the state, Mr Usman Sabo-Longlong.

    In a condolence message signed on his behalf by his Special Assistant, Media, Tukur Ahmed, the governor described the death of the officer as ‘tragic’.

    “The death of the late DCP, Operations, is a great loss, not only to the police family, but the people of the state and the country in […]

  • Imo Assembly calls for sack of commissioner

    Imo Assembly calls for sack of commissioner

    It was gathered that the Imo State House of Assembly has passed a motion calling for the sack of the state Commissioner for Community Government Council, Mr. Innocent Eke, over alleged sabotage.

    In a motion moved by Mr Arthur Egwim (APC, Ideato North) in Owerri on Friday, the commissioner was accused of sabotaging efforts of the House in resolving crises emanating from autonomous communities.

    Egwim, who is the Chairman, Committee on Community Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, said the commissioner’s activities had brought […]

  • Police arraign ex-Enugu commissioner over false allegation

    Police arraign ex-Enugu commissioner over false allegation

    Police in Enugu have arraigned former Enugu State Commissioner for Works, Transport and Special Duties, Engineer Luke Mammel at an Enugu Magistrate Court for giving false information to the law enforcement agents.

    The ex-commissioner, now Director of Works at Institute of Management and Technology, IMT, Enugu is standing trial on one count charge, in charge No. CME/483C/2016 between Commissioner of Police Vs Engr. Luke Mmamel.

    The charge read: “That you Engr. Luke Mmamel ,‘M,’ on the 22nd day of June, 2015, at […]

  • Edo guber: APC, PDP disagree over removal of police commissioner

    Edo guber: APC, PDP disagree over removal of police commissioner

    Seven days to the conduct of the governorship election, the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Finihan Adeoye, has been removed. It was learnt that he has been moved to Osun State.

    But the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) through its Publicity Secretary, Chris Nehikhare, said: “Mr. Adeoye, who replaced Mr. Chris Ezike about three weeks ago and was saddled with the responsibility of coordinating the security arrangement for the governorship election, which holds on September 28, is said […]