Constitutional Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, Thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to further reduce the cost of governance by selling four more Presidential Aircrafts from the remaining nine in the presidential fleet.
He said it was good that President Buhari handed over two of the Aircrafts to the Nation’s Airforce considering the huge cost of maintaining them, lamenting that the country spends over a billion naira monthly to maintain the Presidential fleet.
The activist made the remarks while delivering […]
According to reports, the Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday raided the foreign exchange parallel market (Bureau de change) in Lagos and Abuja, arresting dealers who were selling the dollar above N400.
A dealer, who confided in newsmen, said some of his colleagues were among those arrested.
“The DSS visited the market and arrested some of my colleagues, but I was saved because I didn’t have dollar to sell at the time,” the middle-aged dealer said.
“They want us to buy at […]
According to reports, the Enforcement Unit of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has arrested six suspects for selling registered Sim Cards in Kano metropolis.
The NCC Head of Enforcement Unit, Mr Salisu Abdu, disclosed this while briefing newsmen shortly after arresting the suspects on Monday in Kano.
He said the suspects were apprehended during a raid at the Farm Centre, GSM Market and Yankura near Sabon Gari Market after conducting surveillance on the area.
“Before the arrest was made, we purchased registered Sim […]
Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, President, Association of Bureau de Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), on Friday said it was illegal for his members to sell a dollar above N356.
Gwadabe made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
He said that the sale of dollar by Travelex to BDCs was already impacting positively on the market as the Naira had sustained gains at the major segments of the foreign exchange market.
He said that as at 4 […]
The Presidency on Tuesday confirmed the advertisements sale of two presidential aircraft, a Falcon 7x executive jet and Hawker 4000.
Mallam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, made this known in a statement in Abuja.
Shehu stated that the advertisements were duly authorised by the Presidency.
According to him, this is in line with the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari that aircraft in the presidential air fleet be reduced to cut cost.
He said: “When he […]
It was gathered that the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has described the decision to sell off National assets by the government as a betrayal of the change that Nigerians voted for in 2015 general elections and totally irresponsible.
The Executive Chairman of CACOL, Mr. Debo Adeniran, said “contrary to the desire of the masses for the government to abandon the neo-liberal approach in handling the National economy, it has chosen to shove down our throats policies that have failed over […]
About 11 suspects who specialize in stealing and selling children across the country, were paraded on Wednesday by the Benue State Command of the Department of State Services, DSS, in collaboration with the State Security Council.
The kidnappers and child traffickers included one Adejo Ogiri alias Okala, Affonne Nwokocha, from Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State, Ezekiel and his wife, Amarachi.
While Nwokocha confessed to facilitating the buying and selling of children, Okala confessed to newsmen he had kidnapped four […]
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta state, Jones Erue, has come hard on his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, counterpart, Kingsley Esiso, for attributing the current economic challenges trailing the country to the APC. He also did not spare the administration of former President, Goodluck Jonathan in his response.
Esiso had told PDP Patriotic Ladies in Asaba yesterday that the APC-led Federal Government has brought untold hardship, stressing that “They came with the mantra of change that former […]
Some people are really taking advantage of the social media which is now popular worldwide, as a cute guy is advertising his semen for sale to ladies who need light-skinned babies.
The above handsome guy took to his Instagram page to auction his sperm…yes you heard right. He’s actually selling two of the packs for $80.
According to him, his product is for women who are looking to get pregnant and he also ‘guarantees’ that the woman will have light skinned kids, […]
Nollywood actress and movie producer, Mercy Aigbe has been accused of being exploitative in the prices of her merchandise.
Yesterday, actress Mercy Aigbe posted this pams slippers for sale on her page for 35k, and some of her followers didn’t think it’s worth the price.
One of her followers told her she could make it for a very lesser price, but Mercy didn’t find it