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Frank wants IGP’s Resignation Over Illegal Money Drop-off by Police Helicopter

Frank wants IGP’s Resignation Over Illegal Money Drop-off by Police Helicopter

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to resign his appointment over his illegally turning the police into the armed-wing of ruling party. Frank in a statement in Abuja, said the recent deployment and use of a

Reps accuse beleaguered NEMA DG of plot to evacuate wasted 677,77 mt of Chinese rice from Gombe warehouse; directing staff to doctor procurement and delivery documents

Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Mustapha Maihaja, who was indicted by the House of Representatives for misappropriation and embezzlement of funds amounting to N33 billion, is reportedly making moves to evacuate and dispose of about 6,779metric tons of rice donated by the Chinese government for distribution to Internally Displaced Persons in

Minimum Wage: NLC slams Governor Yari over threat to sack workers, urges Buhari to be wary of selfish governors

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday reacted strongly to the suggestion by Alhaji Abdul’Aziz Yari, Zamfara State Governor and chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum, that states can only pay the minimum wage of N30,000 demanded by workers if they downsized their workforce. In a statement on Monday signed by its president, Ayuba Wabba, and

Dudu-Orumen kick-starts process of reform of Sports Associations in Edo State

As part of efforts to reposition sports in Edo State, Barrister Godwin Dudu-Orumen, chairman of Edo State Sports Commission (ESSC), has set up a five-man sports associations reform committee. The committee, which is headed by Smarts Ebhodaghe, a journalist of more than two decades standing has as secretary, Lucky Adagbonyin, Secretary of ESSC. Other members

Merck Foundation announces the winners for their “Merck Diabetes Award” to mark “World Diabetes Day 2018”

Merck Foundation marked the “World Diabetes Day” themed ‘The Family and Diabetes’ on 14th November 2018. Merck Foundation to provide One Year on-line Post-graduate Diploma in Diabetes Management from the UK to the winners of the Merck Diabetes Award 2017. Merck Foundation (, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marked ‘World Diabetes Day 2018’

Senate uncovers another $1.15bn withdrawal from NLNG accounts by NNPC

The Senate Committee on Gas on Wednesday said it has uncovered a fresh illegal withdrawal of $1.15 billion from the dividends accounts of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Premium Times has reported. The new revelation is different from the $1.05 billion which the Group Managing Director of the NNPC,

‘Ganduje is very responsible’ — Buhari passes vote of confidence on governor

President Muhammadu Buhari has passed a vote of confidence on Abdullahi Ganduje, the governor of Kano state, stating that the governor is very responsible. Speaking to the Nigerian community in France earlier in the week, Buhari said Ganduje was very responsible to have continued and completed the projects started by his predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso. The

SEC Holds Third CMC Meeting 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that the Third Capital Market Committee (CMC) meeting in 2018 has been scheduled to hold from Wednesday November 14th to Thursday November 15th 2018 at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. While the key stakeholders in the capital market will meet on November 14th, members of