• Governor Obaseki Fires Embattled SUBEB Boss Under EFCC Investigation with immediate effect

    Governor Obaseki Fires Embattled SUBEB Boss Under EFCC Investigation with immediate effect

    Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Friday wielded his big stick with the suspension of the embattled Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Chief Steve Alao from office with immediate effect.

    In his replacement, Governor Obaseki has approved without delay the appointment of Mallam Ali Sulayman as the interim Board Chairman of the board and the appointment takes immediate effect.

    The suspension order and appointment of new board chairman was contained in a statement issued yesterday by the Secretary […]

  • Stop complaining, you were elected to clean the mess, Obasanjo fires Buhari

    Stop complaining, you were elected to clean the mess, Obasanjo fires Buhari

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has come after President Muhammadu Buhari for lamenting over mess created by previous administrations, saying he was elected to clean the mess.

    Obasanjo remained one of his staunchest supporters, visiting him repeatedly and publicly defending most of his actions.

    But speaking in Lagos Wednesday, Obasanjo advised President Buhari to stop dwelling on the past, saying since he was elected to change the country, he should concentrate on clearing the mess he inherited.

    Delivering the keynote at the First Akintola […]

  • IGP, Ibrahim Idris fires 14 policemen over misconduct

    IGP, Ibrahim Idris fires 14 policemen over misconduct

    According to reports, the Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday announced the dismissal of 14 policemen for various levels of misconduct.

    A statement by DCP Don Awunah, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja listed the offences as Aiding and abetting serious crimes, Conspiracy with militants and Disappearance of explosives.

    Awunah said that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, on assumption of duty, instituted strict measures to ensure that the conduct of officers conformed to international best practices and norms.

    He said […]

  • ‘Why aren’t you working?’ – Trump fires back at Obama

    ‘Why aren’t you working?’ – Trump fires back at Obama

    Following Barack Obama’s criticism of U.S Republican party presidential candidate Donald Trump, the latter as responded by asking President Obama to face his work.

    The Republican Party presidential candidate fired back at U.S president Barack Obama after the U.S leader blasted him on Tuesday during a Philadelphia rally.

    Donald Trump tweeted asking Obama why he wasn’t working as the president, rather spending time campaigning for Hillary Clinton. who was recovering at home following a Pneumonia

  • Your lamentations won’t solve any problem – PDP fires back at Buhari

    Your lamentations won’t solve any problem – PDP fires back at Buhari

    A member of the PDP National Caretaker Committee, Mr. Dayo Adeyeye, has replied President Muhammadu Buhari over his claim that the former ruling party ‎did not achieve anything in its 16 years in power.

    “I want Nigerians to realise that what this government inherited after 16 years of the PDP government was no savings, no infrastructure, no power, no rail, no road and no security,” Buhari told newsmen while celebrating Sallah in his country home on Monday.

    Reacting, however, Adeyeye wondered whether […]

  • Ecobank Fires 1,000 Staff Weeks After Sack Of 50 Senior Managers

    Ecobank Fires 1,000 Staff Weeks After Sack Of 50 Senior Managers

    Ecobank Nigeria Limited on Wednesday sacked some of its staff just as the it announced the conversion of over 200 outsourced personnel to permanent employees.

    The bank in a statement issued and obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos said it was part of “its renewed drive for optimal performance”.

    Mr Charles Kie, the bank’s Managing Director, was quoted by the statement as saying that the bank realigned certain roles to ensure improved efficiency.

    This he said necessitated the exit […]

  • Ecobank Nigeria Fires 1,040 Workers

    Ecobank Nigeria Fires 1,040 Workers

    Ecobank Nigeria Limited has sacked  1,040 of its workforce. The sack happened yesterday.Reports say that the affected staff were those that achieved less than 40 per cent of their performance target, which have affected the lender’s overall profitability in recent years.

    The downsising, which cuts across all cadres of its workforce including junior, middle and top management positions, is happening at a time majority of banks are battling with poor profitability over harsh economic conditions and heightened business risks from the  […]

  • Gov. Fayose Fires Missiles at EFCC for Surrounding Femi Fani-Kayode’s House

    Gov. Fayose Fires Missiles at EFCC for Surrounding Femi Fani-Kayode’s House

    The fearless governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has released another set of missiles at the EFCC and President Muhammadu Buhari for using the agency to victimise political opponents.

    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has lambasted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for persistently harassing Nigerians as he described the continued detention without trial of Warimopei Dudafa, a former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and invasion of the Abuja residence of former Minister of Aviation, […]