Author Archives: Editor, Nigerian Times

NNPC seeks strategies for better budget Implementation

NNPC seeks strategies for better budget Implementation

In a bid to optimize performance and deliver on all its projected programmes for the year, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is evolving measures to implement its 2018 budget effectively. This was disclosed at the top Management Steering Committee Meeting which commenced Thursday at the NNPC Towers in Abuja to review the first quarter

NEMA Controversy: Boxing Shadows, Clawing Hunger

By Jeremiah Ajogwu The House of Representatives continue to excel at its chosen pastime of time wasting as it presses ahead with its investigation of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), as it made it even clearer that the probe is not about accountability but strictly about nailing the agency’s Director General, Engineer Mustapha Yunusa

Buhari group tackles Obasanjo: Answer the question — where’s the power?

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo is yet to answer President Muhammadu Buhari’s question on the $16 billion power expenditure from 1999-2007. On Tuesday, Buhari queried the funds said to have been expended on power projects during the Obasanjo administration. “Where was the power after a former president claimed to have spent

BREAKING: Buhari appoints ex-IG Smith as PSC chairman, to succeed Okiro

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Inspector-General of Police, Musiliu Smith, as Chairman of the Police Service Commission. Smith is to succeed former IGP, Mike Okiro. Buhari also appointed five others as members of the PSC. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, read Buhari’s letter seeking legislative confirmation of the appointment as well as members

FULL LIST: NUC says these 58 universities are illegal

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released a list of 58 illegal universities operating in the country. In a bulletin dated May 14, the commission said certificates obtained from any of the institutions are invalid. “For the avoidance of doubt, anybody who patronises or obtains any certificate from any of these illegal institutions does so