A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday fixed December 13 for the continuation of trial of a former acting Director General of NIMASA, Haruna Jauro, alongside others, facing a N304.1 million fraud charge.
Jauro, who assumed leadership of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in acting capacity in July 2015, is charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
He is standing trial alongside Dauda Bawa and Thlumbau Enterprises Ltd on 19 counts, bordering on the offences.
They were […]
Music artiste Morachi has had his chest inked with drawings of wings and a tree. He shared photos from during the process to the finished product, via social media.
Music artiste Morachi has had his chest inked with drawings of wings and a tree. He shared photos from during the process to the finished product, via social
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has appointed four new Permanent-Secretaries in the State.
Those appointed are Anthony Okungbowa, Ministry of Justice; Kadiri Bashiru, Secretary, Nigeria Labour Congress; Y.A. Imoudu, Chairman, Association of Secondary School Principals; and Obosamwinye Obazee, Headmistress.
The swearing-in of the new appointees will hold on Friday (today) at 2pm at the old Exco Chambers, Government House, Benin City.
Invited guests are advised to be seated by 1:30pm,
Donald Trump has praised the FBI for its new investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails, saying “it took guts”.
The Republican candidate spoke about the probe at a rally in Michigan after it was revealed last week that the bureau would examine whether newly discovered emails contained sensitive government information.
He said Hillary Clinton had put “the safety of the American people under threat” in “the biggest scandal since Watergate”.
The Democrat, whose lead in the polls has narrowed this week, is “likely to […]
According to reports, the Federal Government has appointed two new Directors for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria.
The newly appointed directors are Nike Aboderin, who was appointed Director of Finance & Accounts, and Sadiku Abdulkadir Rafindadi, appointed as Director of Commercial & Business Development.
Aboderin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.
She holds an M.Sc degree in Banking and Finance of the University of Lagos.
Her over 23 years experience in the financial services industry exposed her to […]
According to reports, the Federal Government has appointed Dr. IIssa Pantami, a specialist in Information and Communication Technology, as the new Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency.
Hadiza Umar, Head, Corporate Affairs of the agency, made this known in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday.
According to Umar, the new D-G, who will be taking over from Dr. Vincent Olatunji, the acting D-G, is an Associate Professor of Computer Information System at the Islamic University of Madinah, Kingdom of […]
It was gathered that the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja 11, has approved the appointment of Prince Abimbola Adegboyega Ogunwusi as the Sooko Laekun of Ile Ife.
The holder of the title is the coordinator of princes and default representative of the Ooni.
The office became vacant with the demise of Prince Dapo Sijuwade.
In ancient times, the Sooko Laekun was like the Aremo of Oyo.
The new Sooko, an alumnus of the University of Ibadan, is a top business man with […]
It was gathered that the World Health Organisation, WHO, has set in motion the process of electing a new Director General in to take over from the current Director-General, Dr. Margaret Chan, was appointed in 2006 and will complete her second term on 30 June 2017. The new DG will assume office July 1, 2017.
In a statement over the weekend, the global health body released the names of six candidates short listed from nominations submitted by the WHO’s 194 member […]
The Global Chief Economist, Renaissance Capital, Mr. Charles Robertson, says Nigeria is losing at least $8bn in tourism receipts.
Robertson, who stated this in an emailed note on Wednesday, stressed the need for improvements in airport quality and visa policy.
He said, “Why is Ghana 25 times more successful than Nigeria in attracting tourism revenues? Indeed, why is Nigeria the second least successful African country in attracting tourism receipts out of the 43 we have data for (only the DRC is worse)?
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The new Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa May, after accepting her appointed has been pictured kneeling before Queen Elizabeth II.
Theresa May became Britain’s prime minister on Wednesday with the task of leading it out of the European Union, and quickly named leading ‘Brexit’ supporters including former London mayor Boris Johnson to key positions in her new government.
The former Conservative interior minister, 59, said after being appointed by Queen Elizabeth that she would champion social justice and carve out a bright […]