• Alvan Ikoku FCE resumes after 4-month closure

    Alvan Ikoku FCE resumes after 4-month closure

    It was gathered that the Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education is set to resume academic activities after a four-month closure by its authorities.

    A statement by its Registrar, Mrs. Ngozi Aguta, said that the school was being reopened after the 116th emergency meeting of its academic board held on November 3.

    The statement advised the students to visit the school’s website for the terms of readmission.

    It said the students were expected to pay a restitution fee of N12,000 and swear to […]

  • Saraki’s CCT trial resumes, witness testifies against him

    Saraki’s CCT trial resumes, witness testifies against him

    Michael Wetkas, a detective of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, said Senate President Bukola Saraki borrowed money to buy a piece of property in Lagos, but that he claimed the money was from the sale of rice and sugar.

    Wetkas, while being cross-examined on counts two and three of the 16-count charge of false asset declaration against the senate president at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), said the defendant borrowed the money from Guaranty Trust Bank […]

  • Buhari’s chief-of-staff resumes duties, dismisses suspension rumour

    Buhari’s chief-of-staff resumes duties, dismisses suspension rumour

    According to reports, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, yesterday resumed work after about two weeks short vacation.

    Kyari, who was rumoured by a section of the social media to have been sent on compulsory leave, resumed his official duty, dismissing reports that he was suspended.

    He jokingly asked State House correspondents: “Are you going to tweet that I am back? Can’t I go on leave?”

    When accosted for interview, he said: “I don’t talk to the press. […]

  • N22.8bn fraud: Ex-Air Force chief, others’ trial resumes Monday

    N22.8bn fraud: Ex-Air Force chief, others’ trial resumes Monday

    A Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned till Monday the trial of a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), and 10 others, who are being prosecuted for an alleged fraud of N22.8bn.

    Justice Mohammed Idris adjourned the case on Friday to enable the first prosecution witness, Mojeed Olatunji, to produce his passport as requested by the defence counsel during cross-examination.

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arraigned Amosu on June 29, 2016 alongside two other officers of […]

  • Jibrin Says Goodbye to National Assembly, Resumes Work at His New Office … See photos

    Jibrin Says Goodbye to National Assembly, Resumes Work at His New Office … See photos

    Suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin has resumed work at Green Forest LTD, a company he formed in 2003.

    Following his suspension from the House after he refused to appear before a committee set up by the lawmakers over his alleged indictment of Speaker Yakubu Dogara whom he has consistently alleged padded the 2016 budget. Jibrin has now gone back to his office in the company before he got elected to serve in the House.

    Writing about his happiness […]

  • ExxonMobil resumes export three months after force majeure

    ExxonMobil resumes export three months after force majeure

    Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, a unit of ExxonMobil, will resume shipment of Qua Iboe crude, Nigeria’s largest grade of crude oil in October, three months after the company had declared force majeure on the exports of the grade.

     

    This is coming as oil prices slumped three per cent tuesday following another gloomy prediction by the International Energy Agency (IEA) on demand growth that suggested that oversupply in the oil market might persist for longer than anticipated.

    ExxonMobil had declared the force majeure […]

  • CBN resumes dollar sales to BDCs today

    CBN resumes dollar sales to BDCs today

    According to reports, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will today resume dollar sales to Bureaux De Change (BDCs) seven months after it stopped the practice.

    It stopped the sales last January because of what it called dollar scarcity and abuse of operating guidelines.

    Speaking to The Nation yesterday, Aminu Gwadabe, Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) President, said nearly 3,000 BDCs are expected to access dollar from the CBN today.

    He said the BDCs had on Wednesday, funded their […]

  • New NIWA boss resumes, promises transformation

    New NIWA boss resumes, promises transformation

    Mr Mustapha Boss, the new Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has formally resumed duty with a pledge to restore the organisation to the path of profitability.

    Boos, who made the pledge on Monday at the NIWA headquarters in Lokoja while taking over from the acting Managing Director, Mr Danladi Ibrahim, said he would initiate a reform to enable the organisation to achieve its core mandate.

    He also promised to block leakages and cause the process of enforcement of laws […]

  • President Buhari resumes work in Aso Rock.. See photos

    President Buhari resumes work in Aso Rock.. See photos

    President Mohammadu Buhari resumed work in Abuja Monday.

    The president who has been on a 10-day vacation to the United Kingdom to treat an ear infection, returned to the country on Sunday and immediately resumed worked on

  • UNILAG bans students’ unionism, resumes May 2nd

    UNILAG bans students’ unionism, resumes May 2nd

    Exactly three weeks after the institution was shut over students’ protest, the management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has announced Monday, May 2, as the resumption date for academic activities.

    This is even as the university has also announced the dissolution of the students’ union executive council and the legislative council, insisting that the faculty and departmental students’ associations will, henceforth, be working with the students’ affairs division to attend to students’ welfare.

    This was the outcome of an emergency […]