• Oshiomhole hands over to Obaseki in Edo

    Oshiomhole hands over to Obaseki in Edo

    Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State on Friday in Benin passed on his hand over notes to Governor-Elect Godwin Obaseki.

    He gave the documents to Obaseki at exactly 8:44pm on Friday.

    Oshiomhole said that the governor-elect is familiar with the information contained in the documents as he had been part of his administration as head of his economic team.

    ”I hand over the comprehensive hand over note and formerly bring to a close my tenure”, Oshiomhole said.

    Oshiomhole hoped that the governor-elect would do […]

  • Buhari hands over Presidential Lodge to Lagos government

    Buhari hands over Presidential Lodge to Lagos government

    President Muhammadu Buhari has handed over the Presidential Lodge at Marina to the Lagos State government.

    Mr. Buhari’s gesture followed a request by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to have the lodge released to the Lagos State Government in its bid to transform the Marina-Onikan axis into a world-class arts and tourism hub.

    The president’s approval was communicated in a letter signed by his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, to Mr. Ambode.

    In a statement on Sunday signed by Lagos State’s Commissioner for Information and […]

  • Navy hands over 17 oil thieves to NSCDC

    Navy hands over 17 oil thieves to NSCDC

    According to reports, the Nigerian Navy has handed over 17 suspected oil thieves with 47,450 litres of diesel to Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Akwa Ibom for prosecution.

    The Commander, NNS Jubilee, Ikot Abasi, Commodore Saidu Garba, who spoke at the handing over in Ikot Abasi on Saturday said the suspects were arrested by naval special patrol team.

    Garba added that 13 of the 17 suspects were arrested at Mobil Jetty in Ibeno Local Government, while four suspects were arrested […]

  • Boko Haram: Army hands over 348 cleared detainees to Governor Shettima

    Boko Haram: Army hands over 348 cleared detainees to Governor Shettima

    According to reports, the Nigerian Army has handed over 348 detainees to the Borno State Government after they had been cleared of belonging to the Boko Haram terrorists group.

    The Nigerian Army had earlier released 565 women comprising 366 breastfeeding babies, 149 mothers and 62 underaged children evacuated by the Nigerian Army from camps operated by Boko Haram insurgents in different parts of Borno State.

    Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu, the General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, handed over the […]

  • Military hands over 566 orphans, widows to Borno state

    Military hands over 566 orphans, widows to Borno state

    Another set of 566 Boko Haram orphans and widows have again been released to Borno State by the military in Maiduguri, making it the fourth time the army have carried out such exercise.

    Governor Kashim Shettima who received them on Friday explained that Borno State under his leadership will continue to cater for the children and families of the insurgents in order to break the Boko Haram cycle of violence as a way of securing the future of the state.

    A breakdown […]

  • Okojie retires as NUC boss, hands over to Mafiana

    Okojie retires as NUC boss, hands over to Mafiana

    The former Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission, NUC, Professor Julius Okojie, has said that he was leaving, NUC, with confidence that he was leaving the Nigerian university system better repositioned  than it was 2006.

    Prof. Okojie stated this while formally handing over to his Deputy Professor Chiedu Mafiana, ‎ in Abuja.

    He said though there might be some challenges in the system, but the country is good and there is room for expansion.

    According to him, “I can say with confidence that […]

  • Kachikwu Hands Over To Maikanti Baru As New NNPC GMD (photos)

    Kachikwu Hands Over To Maikanti Baru As New NNPC GMD (photos)

    Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, handed over to the new Group Managing Director NNPC,Maikanti Baru, today July 8th.

     

    Kachikwu will now assume the position of Chairman of the