• EFCC probes Army General over multi-billion Naira fraud allegations

    EFCC probes Army General over multi-billion Naira fraud allegations

    According to reports, the Nigerian Army and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are investigating a serving senior officer and Managing Director of Nigerian Army Properties Limited (NAPL), Brig-Gen. Umar Mohammed, over fraud allegations running into billions of naira.

    Mohammed, who was the Chairman of the defunct Presidential Committee on the lease of Federal Government properties, is also being accused of laundering several billions of naira on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

    According to sources, trouble started for the senior officer […]

  • U.S. Consulate General awards N116, 08m grant to 29 Nigerians

    U.S. Consulate General awards N116, 08m grant to 29 Nigerians

    It was gathered that the United States Consulate General has yesterday awarded about $381,220 (N116,08m) grant to 29 entrepreneurs in Lagos.

    The grants were given to two categories of entrepreneurs, which comprise 23 small grants and six recipients who are helping to implement the U.S Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative, (CYFI)

    In his remark, the U.S Consul General, John Bray, said: “The United States Mission to Nigeria is proud to stand with you in your efforts, because we share those priorities with you.

    “We […]

  • More FAAN general managers resign over ‘right placement’ exercise

    More FAAN general managers resign over ‘right placement’ exercise

    There are indications that some of the top personnel demoted last week in the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, may have resigned their appointments with the agency.

    A source close to the agency said yesterday that some of them were demoted from Grade Levels 17, 16 and 15 to GL 10, 12, 15 and 16 after the right placement exercise that swept at least 22 Directors, General Managers, Deputy General Managers and Assistant General Managers.

    A particular Acting Director was massively […]

  • Buhari names Adegbuyi as Post-Master General

    Buhari names Adegbuyi as Post-Master General

    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Asiwaju Bisi Adegbuyi as Post-Master General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Postal Services (NIPOST).

    The appointment was announced in a one-paragraph statement signed by the Director (Press), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adebiyi.

    Dr Richard Balang had for months acted as Post-Master General of the