According to reports, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM) yesterday explained why it did not listen to the Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark-led Pan Niger Delta Forum’s (PANDEF) plea to end the destruction of oil facilities in the region.
According to the spokesman of the upland-based NDGJM’s spokesman, ‘General’ Aldo Agbalaja, they clearly understood the psyche of the present Federal Government which core belief is to intimidate the people of the region with the military and not sincere about peaceful dialogue […]
A civil society organisation, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, has said the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, must explain how she came about the funds with which she built a N10bn hotel in Bayelsa State.
Patience inaugurated the hotel, which is known as Aridolf Resort Wellness and Spa, Yenagoa, in April 2015, about a month before the end of her husband’s tenure.
According to a UK business newspaper, The Financial Times, the hotel, which has imported state-of-the-art furniture, can compete with other […]
Some Nigerian banks on Wednesday clarified their positions on the alleged suspension from the foreign exchange market transaction by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over alleged non-remittance of the NNPC dollar deposits.
The affected banks expressed their stance in statements and e-mails to customers on Wednesday in Lagos.
The banks include the FirstBank Ltd., Fidelity, Keystone and Heritage.
FirstBank in a statement, said that the referenced NNPC dollar accounts were fully disclosed to the CBN.
It said that accounts were being operated in […]
Scientists have finally explained the much needed reason why some men often get erection in the morning and why.
It’s an amusing, albeit often highly inconvenient, phenomenon that half of the world’s population has to deal with on a regular basis. So what’s the science story behind that morning glory? Let’s find out.
Morning glories, or nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) as they are correctly called, are spontaneous erections that occur during sleep or while waking up. All blokes without erectile dysfunction are […]
The Customs Area Controller, CAC, of the Ogun Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Comptroller Waindu Multafu, going by his recent pronouncement, may have conceded defeat in the war to check smuggling via the area which borders the neighbouring Benin Republic.
Multafu sounded somewhat defeatist when he informed the media in Lagos that daredevil smugglers have turned rice smuggling into a “life and death” affair.
The Ogun CAC, who claimed that Command records daily seizures of the smugglers’ vehicles and […]
A prosecution witness, Ibrahim Mahe, has said that only retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, a former National Security Adviser (NSA), can explain the $40 million pipeline contract awarded to OnePlus Holdings Limited.
Mahe, the prosecution’s principal witness, made this known when he testified in a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday.
He said that Azibaola Robert, cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, stated this while being cross examined by defence counsel, Mr Chris Uche (SAN).
The witness, who recently retired as permanent secretary, Special […]
Teachers in public primary and junior secondary schools in Kogi said on Tuesday that they could no longer guarantee quality teaching in the state.
The teachers, under the aegis of the Basic Education Staff Association of Nigeria (BESAN), told newsmen in Lokoja that the poor welfare condition of members had made quality teaching impossible for now.
The Chairman of the state chapter of BESAN, Mr Ohino Baiye, explained that government had refused to pay members the minimum wage of N18,000 which other […]
The Federal High Court, Ado-Ekiti, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Zenith Bank plc to “show cause why an order ex parte to unfreeze the governor’s accounts should not be granted.”
According to Lere Olayinka, Spokesman of Ayodele Fayose, Governor of Ekiti state, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), counsel to Fayose, had filed an ex parte order, deposed to last week by Bimpe Olatemiju, seeking a mandatory order de-freezing the account belonging and operated by the Governor pending the […]