Day: October 10, 2017

BARU, KACHIKWU MEET, DISCUSS NIGERIA OIL PROSPECTS

The minister of state of petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu and the group managing director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Maikanti Baru met to discuss the future of the country’s petroleum industry. The duo has been involved in a public debacle following a leaked memo written by the minister in […]

COURT ASKS POLICE TO PRODUCE EVANS’ BROTHER IN LAW

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the police to bring before it one Mr. Okwuchukwu Obiechina said to be the brother-in-law of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans. Justice Mohammed Idris, who made the order, said Obiechina must be brought before him on Thursday, October […]

AJIMOBI REPORTS OLUBADAN, LADOJA TO BUHARI

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Tuesday reported the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, to President Muhammadu Buhari. Ajimobi told State House correspondents that he called the President’s attention to the face-off between him and the monarch over the recently reviewed Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration. He […]

CUSTOMS SACK 61, RETIRES 16 OVER CERTIFICATE FORGERY

Nigeria Customs Services Fires 61 & Retires 16 Others Over Certificate Forgery & Misconduct  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has dismissed not more than 61 officers for offences ranging from certificate forgery, improper examination and fraudulent release of containers. The list of the affected officers which was obtained exclusively by […]

BUHARI MEETS SERVICE CHIEFS IN THE VILLA

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with service chiefs, Minister of Defence, retired Brig. Mansur Dan-Ali and the National Security Adviser, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno. The meeting, presided over by President Buhari, was still ongoing as at the time of filing this report. It is also being […]