The Senate has confirmed Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank Of Nigeria. The confirmation is coming after President Muhammadu Buhari's anti-corruption ignored numerous corruption allegations leveled against him, most recently documented in an audio tape with the apex bank confirmed as authentic. Emefiele was screened yesterday by the Senate...
Femi Falana, foremost human rights lawyer and activist has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration is allowing itself to be used in covering N500bn Naira fraud by the governor of the Central Bank Of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele. Falana’s statement is coming on the heels of an audio confirmed...
The House of Representatives on Thursday invited President Muhammadu Buhari, to address the nation on measures taken to tackle rising cases of killings, banditry, armed robbery and kidnappings. This followed a motion on the urgent “Need for Federal Government’s Intervention on the Ongoing Wanton Killing of Innocent Persons, Destruction of...
The Federal Government has 58 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South East, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri has said. Shehuri said this on Thursday in Abuja when he received a delegation from Igbo World Union (IWU) led by its President General,...
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday assented to the National Minimum Wage, Daily Trust has reliably gathered. Sources in the State House told our correspondent that the president assented to the bill today. Presidential adviser on National Assembly (Senate), Sen Ita Enang is being expected to brief the State House Correspondents on...
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has convicted Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), for false asset declaration. Danladi Umar, CCT chairman, found him guilty of the six counts preferred against him by the federal government. The CCT chairman ordered that Onnoghen be removed from office of CJN and...
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Customs Comptroller General, Hameed Ali, the accountant general of the federation and 12 other heads of agencies under the Ministry of Finance to submit their handing over notes latest by April 23. The directive was contained in a circular with reference no: FMF/PSSD/HON/32 dated April...
The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has said the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) will by 12:00am of Wednesday, open its portal for the recruitment of 3,200 officers and men to fill existing vacancies which will last for the next three weeks. Col. Ali, who was represented...
Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has described Nigeria as a failed state, lamenting that the government of the country cannot guarantee the security of its citizens. “The Nigerian state has collapsed. The Nigerian state has proven over and over again incapable to guarantee the security of lives and property,”...
Agency Reports The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the country’s foreign debt stands at 22.08 billion dollars and the domestic debt N3.48 trillion. The bureau disclosed this in its “Nigerian Domestic and Foreign Debt’’ Q2 2018 report released in Abuja, on Friday. According to the bureau, further disaggregation of Nigeria’s...