• Why Ogoni clean-up is delayed – FG shares reasons

    Why Ogoni clean-up is delayed – FG shares reasons

    The Federal Government has given reasons for the delay in the commencement of Ogoni clean-up exercise, saying it was to build a solid foundation for the project.

    It will be recalled that in June, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, launched the “Clean-Up of Ogoniland” at Bodo, Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State. Ogoni-land But since flag-off the project experienced hiccups.

    However, Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, said every arrangement concerning the project has now been perfected, including the issue of funding.

    This came as […]

  • Man beats employer over delayed salary in Lagos

    Man beats employer over delayed salary in Lagos

    A 19-year-old employee, John Edward , was on Tuesday arraigned in Lagos for beating up his employer over delay in the payment of salary.

    The accused, whose address was not stated in court, is facing a four-count charge bordering on assault, conspiracy and malicious damage before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

    The Prosecutor, Mr Ishola Samuel, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Sept. 1 at Olusoji Idowu St. Ilupeju, Lagos.

    Samuel said the accused conspired with others still at large […]

  • Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 4 in chaos as models start FAINTING at delayed NYFW show (Photos)

    Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 4 in chaos as models start FAINTING at delayed NYFW show (Photos)

    Kanye West rented an entire island for his Fashion Week and transported his family, Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner, New York’s fashion elite, along with a host of his A-list friends to Roosevelt Island on Wednesday.

    At the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, guests were left trapped in buses while the models were left in the sun for over an hour and a half past the 3pm scheduled start time.

    Kanye West eventually debuted his Season 4 collection in […]

  • Why PIB is delayed – Senate explains

    Why PIB is delayed – Senate explains

    The Senate yesterday broke its silence on the delay in the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), blaming it on the disagreement over the host community clause in the document.

    The Red Chamber also condemned calls for a hike in the petrol price, describing such as being sponsored by enemies of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

    The Senate’s spokesman, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, told reporters in Abuja that the Upper Chamber, upon resumption from their recess, would take on the management […]

  • AGF explains why repatriation of N218bn Abacha loots from US is delayed

    AGF explains why repatriation of N218bn Abacha loots from US is delayed

    The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister for Justice, Abuakar Malami (SAN), has explained that the suit filed by a lawyer, Godson Nnaka, for a share in assets recovered from former military ruler, General Sani Abacha, valued at $458million is stalling the reparation of the money to Nigeria.

     

    In a statement he issued yesterday in Abuja, the minister said in 2013, the United States Department of Justice, (USDOJ) as part of its Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative, commenced a forfeiture proceeding […]

  • Our patience is running out over delayed negotiation – Niger Delta Militants tell FG

    Our patience is running out over delayed negotiation – Niger Delta Militants tell FG

    Militants under the aegis of Ultimate Warriors of the Niger Delta, UWND, on Wednesday threatened the Federal Government saying their patience was running out over failure of the government to open negotiation with them, two weeks after declaring a ceasefire.

    A statement by the group’s Media Director, Sibiri Taiowoh, tittled, ‘If you make the peaceful change that we seek impossible, we will make violent change possible,’ also pledged affiliation with the Niger Delta Avengers.

    UWND also threatened to embarked on full-scale destruction […]