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Obaseki fetes retired HoS, 36 Perm Secs, with N37m cash gift, others

Obaseki fetes retired HoS, 36 Perm Secs, with N37m cash gift, others

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the state’s Head of Service (HoS), Mrs. Gladys Idahor and 36 recently retired Permanent Secretaries for their meritorious service and contribution to the development of the state. At an event held in honour of the retired HoS and Permanent Secretaries at Government House in Benin City,

Crimes against journalists: Media practitioners are co-actors of devt., deserve society’s protection – Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has called for more protection from all segments of society for media practitioners, describing them as co-actors of development. Obaseki made the call on the occasion of the commemoration of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, marked on November 2, each year by the

Eight killed, women kidnapped, houses burnt in Boko Haram attack on IDP camp – UN

The United Nations office in Nigeria on Thursday issued a statement condemning an attack on an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Maiduguri during which at least eight persons were killed and some women abducted by suspected Boko Haram gunmen. The incident which occurred Wednesday night is one of the deadliest attacks on civilians, and

PDP accuses Buhari of fleecing Nigerians, says Atiku’ll reduce price of petrol

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has worked out a pricing template that will immediately crash the pump price of fuel in the country, since the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration, in its insensitivity, has failed to do the needful in the last three years. The PDP

How National Assembly mismanaged billions of Naira through illegal expenditures, fraud – Audit Report

About N3.5 billion was misappropriated in 2016 by the management of the National Assembly, an audit report has revealed. The monies were siphoned through various schemes such as failure to retire advances, financial documentation irregularities, excess payment for goods, controversial purchases and diversion of funds. These findings were contained in the 2016 annual audit report

BREAKING: Tony Anenih is dead

A former works minister, Tony Anenih, is dead. His death was confirmed by multiple sources including his son who said the family would release a statement later tonight. Mr Anenih, 85, died on Sunday evening at an Abuja hospital where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment. Born in Edo State, Mr. Anenih was

2019: Group wants former Vice President, Atiku disqualified over alleged tax fraud

A pro-democracy group, Rebirth Nigeria Leadership and Good Governance Initiative has raised questions concerning the income declaration made by former vice president and presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, saying it is filled with irregularities that needs further probing It would be recalled that the PDP presidential candidate had declared N60.2

Buhari’s Certificate Saga: PDP’s Unnessary Plot to Divert Attention From Issues — NDF

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has described the recent dust being raised on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Certificate saga as “unnecessary and a needless campaign of calumny” by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to divert attention from the issues affecting the country. In a press statement made available to journalists in Abuja, NDF national