• Senate probes CCB for dumping N8bn site for N9bn building

    Senate probes CCB for dumping N8bn site for N9bn building

    It was gathered that the Senate on Tuesday launched a probe into the alleged abandonment of an N8bn Code of Conduct Bureau permanent site under construction for the purchase of a building valued at N9bn.

    The lawmaker representing Kogi-West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, who moved the motion for the probe during the day’s plenary, alleged that after the CCB got an approval from the National Executive Council to build its permanent site, the contract for its permanent site was reviewed […]

  • Return to site or refund our money – Governor Jibrilla tells contractors

    Return to site or refund our money – Governor Jibrilla tells contractors

    Governor Muhammadu Jibrilla of Adamawa State has given road contractors two weeks ultimatum to resume work or refund the money the state government mobilised them with.

    Speaking to newsmen yesterday in Yola, Governor Jibrilla said his administration would ensure that any contractor, who collected government money, delivered on the job or would be prosecuted for failure to do so.

    He said: “This government is a no-nonsense government. We have told them (contractors) to bring our money or go back to site.”

    On his […]

  • Nigeria has become an irresistible, important site of culture – Minister

    Nigeria has become an irresistible, important site of culture – Minister

    According to reports, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has hailed the very rich cultural history and tradition of the ancient Benin Kingdom, one of the famous destinations during the exploitation of the African continent by the Europeans.

    Speaking at the opening of the National Gallery of Art (NGA) Benin Art Exhibition, in commemoration of the coronation of the new Oba of Benin, in Benin City on Friday, the Minister however lamented the plundering of the priceless pieces […]

  • NSCDC uncovers illegal bunkering site in Lagos

    NSCDC uncovers illegal bunkering site in Lagos

    Operatives of the National Security and Civil Defense Corps, (NSCDC) on Friday uncovered illegal fuel bunkering activities at a boundary between Mosan Okunola and Agbado/ Oke Odo Local Council Development Areas of Alimosho, a suburb of Lagos..

    The operatives were led by NSCDC Commandant, Tajudeen Balogun to the site where it was discovered that some people had been siphoning petrol from a Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline across a river in the communities.

    The pipeline was reportedly vandalised by a syndicate […]