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Army demotes Major-General to Brigadier-General
Military Special Court Martial on Thursday demoted Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Sani, one time Chief of Transformation and Innovation Centre of the Nigerian Army, to a Brigadier-General. The President of the court, AVM James Gbum, demoted Sani after he convicted him on a five-count bordering on cheating. Sani had been standing trial.....
INEC asks court to lift order halting Dino Melaye’s recall
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to set aside an earlier order of the court, suspending the recall of Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi) from the Senate. INEC commenced Mr. Melaye’s recall following the receipt of a petition from members of his constituency demanding.....
Nigeria wins global government innovation award
Nigeria’s procurement oversight agency, Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has won a Government Innovation Award for pioneering project to ensure openness in government business transactions. BPP’s Head, Public Relations, Thomas Odemwingie, announced this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. He added that the award was announced in London following.....
Nigeria not ripe for state police — I-G
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, says Nigeria does not yet have the political maturity for state police. Instead, the country should improve funding for the agency under the current arrangement, Mr. Idris stated this on Thursday in Abuja at a meeting with the Nigeria Governors Forum. The I-G said.....
Osinbajo writes Reps, wants N135.6 billion moved among budgets of various ministries
The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has written to the House of Representatives requesting approval for “virement’’ of N135.6 billion to fund some critical projects in the 2017 budget.   The request was made in a letter dated July 18, 2017, which was read to members of the House by its.....
FG set to launch contract disclosure website
Posted by Admin Palpable tension may have struck contractors across the nation as federal government concludes arrangement to launch a contract disclosure website. This was made known to participant by the acting Director-General, Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission, Mr Chidi Izuwah, on Wednesday in Abuja at a Public Private Partnership.....
Whistle blowers get protection as bill sailed through Senate chamber
.false whistle blowing face 5 year jail .pay N10M fine The fight against corruption in Nigeria may have enter it’s crucial stage as Senate on Wednesday passed the Whistle Blowers Protection Bill, which recommends a five-year jail term or N10m fine against persons who raise false alarm on.....
NYSC Batch A Stream 2 corps members resumes July 26
Posted by Admin The hope of numerous waiting for the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, comes alive as the agency confirmed July 26 for the commencement of orientation for prospective Stream 2, Batch A corps members nationwide. The NYSC spokesperson, Bose Aderibigbe, Tuesday while speaking to an online media platform.....
Stop attacking my officials, FRSC Corps Marshal warns police, other aggressors
The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi, on Tuesday warned police officers and aggressive motorists to stop attacking road safety officers. The Corps spokesperson, Bisi Kazeem, stated in a statement that Mr. Oyeyemi condemned wanton assaults against road traffic marshals and threatened legal consequences for offenders......
Okorocha gets N7billion as FG releases details of Paris Club repayment
The federal government of Nigeria may have yielded to the cries by State governors and the federal capital territory over growing backlog of salaries arrears and allowances, including meeting infrastructural gap by distributing the second tranche of Paris Club debt refund. According to the release from the Minister of Finance,.....
PDP Cacus meet, set to wrestle power from Apc
….APC must die-Fayose Palpable tension may have caught the All Progressives Congress(APC) and the newly registered Political Parties following the successful meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Expanded Cacus in Abuja Monday night. The members smarting from a recent Supreme Court judgement ceeding it’s leadership to Senator Markarfi.....
PDP set for NEC, BOT meetins, monday
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,is set to hold her Expanded National Caucus, Board of Trustees, BOT, and National Executive Committee, NEC. This meeting is coming days after the Supreme Court decision declaring Alhaji Markarfi the National Chairman of PDP According to a statement as released by the National Head quarter.....

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