• NNPC boss removes Deen as spokesman, scraps unit set up by Kachikwu

    NNPC boss removes Deen as spokesman, scraps unit set up by Kachikwu

    According to reports, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has effected a major shake-up within the organization.

    About 109 Management staff were promoted, while 24 were redeployment.

    The shake-up saw the return of veteran journalist, Ndu Ughamadu as Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division. He takes over from Garba Deen Muhammad, who recently denied reports that NNPC was planning to increase fuel pump price.

    Ughamadu was NNPC’s Group General Manager (GGM) Government and Labour Relations before his new appointment.

    He served as the […]

  • Police step up security at Abia Govt House in Umuahia

    Police step up security at Abia Govt House in Umuahia

    According to reports, the Police have stepped up security around the Abia Government House in Umuahia, following report of the issuance of Certificate of Return to Dr Uche Ogah as Governor-elect of the State.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the news, which filtered into the state around noon, caused anxiety among residents of Umuahia.

    At the city centre, popularly called Isi-gate, some traders, tricycle riders and passersby expressed happiness over the development.

    However, the situation was different at the Government […]

  • Reps s*x scandal: Dogara yet to set up investigation c’ttee

    Reps s*x scandal: Dogara yet to set up investigation c’ttee

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is yet to assign any particular committee or set up a panel to investigate the allegations of improper conduct, attempted rape and soliciting for prostitutes in Ohio, United States of America, USA, against three members of the House during international leadership programme.

    Dogara had, weekend, stated that the three lawmakers were adjudged innocent until found guilty by any panel or committee.

    “Judgment can only be passed when an allegation is proven,” the Speaker had […]

  • FG yet to set up mechanism for Ogoni cleanup

    FG yet to set up mechanism for Ogoni cleanup

    Federal Government, ten days after President Muhammad Buhari flagged off the cleanup of Ogoniland, is yet to put in place the requisite structures to commence the actual implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme report on Ogoniland.

    The delay is already causing anxiety in Ogoni, as groups like the Ogoni Solidarity Forum and the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) have called on government to, without further delay inaugurate the governance mechanisms for the implementation of the UNEP […]