• How NIMASA, NRC paid N288m premium on ‘dead’ lift, generators – Reps reveal

    How NIMASA, NRC paid N288m premium on ‘dead’ lift, generators – Reps reveal

    According to reports, the House of Representatives on Monday made more revelations on how Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government allegedly connived with insurance firms to defraud the Federal Government under the guise of paying insurance premiums.

    An ad hoc committee of the House, which is investigating such fraudulent practices, cited how the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency and the Nigerian Railways Corporation both paid premiums totalling N288m on non-functional properties.

    While NIMASA reportedly insured a non-functional lift and paid premium […]

  • Nigerians rent generators to watch football – Buhari tells FIFA President, Infantino

    Nigerians rent generators to watch football – Buhari tells FIFA President, Infantino

    Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari on Monday acknowledged that “majority of Nigerians are married to football”, to the extent of “renting small generators, popularly known as ‘I better-pass-my neighbour’” when matches fall into periods of power outage.

    He therefore challenged football administrators to fashion out strategic programmes to develop the game. Buhari was speaking when he hosted Gianni Infantino, FIFA president, and Fatma Samoura, FIFA secretary-general.

    “Majority of Nigerians are married to football,” he said. “In the rural areas, when there is no electricity and […]

  • Sokoto govt purchases generators worth N430m for water board

    Sokoto govt purchases generators worth N430m for water board

    The Sokoto State Government has purchased four generators worth over N430million for the state’s water board. The General Manager of the board, Mr Moyi Tambuwal, disclosed this on Sunday in Sokoto, when he addressed newsmen.

    He said: ”Two of the generators with 1,500 KVA and 2,000 KVA capacities, had since arrived and they were being installed at the Bi-water and Rima main intake treatment plants.

    ”The remaining two, with 1,500 KVA and 2,000 KVA capacities are being expected to arrive Sokoto, anytime from […]

  • Customs intercept smuggled generators, frozen poultry products

    Customs intercept smuggled generators, frozen poultry products

    The Headquarters Compliance Team, Ogun Axis, of the Nigeria Customs Service, has intercepted a truck loaded with 1,533 cartons of smuggled generators popularly known as “I better pass my neighbour .’’

    The Team Leader, Assistant Comptroller Shittu Almaruf, made the disclosure in a statement yesterday in Lagos. He said that the seizures were made on May 19, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

    “Similarly, the team in another operation intercepted a bus along the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway, laden with 542 cartons of foreign frozen poultry […]

  • Patients on hospital admission bring their generators to the clinic in Bauchi?

    Patients on hospital admission bring their generators to the clinic in Bauchi?

    How possible? Hmm.. According to this twitter user, this is the reality of some patients in Bauchi state. If this is true, then it’s quite