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Federal Govt. fighting corruption with modern technologies, says ICPC boss; Rates Bayelsa among states with least corruption cases

CHINEDU WOSU, YENAGOA The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Ekpo Nta on Thursday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State Capital said his commission is using modern technology to reduce corruption in the country. The Commission’s Chairman  insisted that any corrupt person or officer would be …

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When Lagos turned to Athens By Jeddy Omisore

Recently, the city of Lagos was agog as it grabbed global attention, courtesy the second edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Thousands of athletes and fun seekers converged for the 42.195 kilometer run which started at the National stadium in Surulere and terminated at the Eko Atlantic city. …

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NAF Jet strikes Boko Haram at Tagoshe

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has struck a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) location at Tagoshe/Mandara Mountain general area about 10km South West of Gwoza in Northern Borno.  A statement by Ayodele Famuyiwa, Group Captain, Director of Public Relations & Information, NAF, said that intelligence reports by sister surface forces had …

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New face of housing in Lagos By Nwonah Olubukonla

Apart from food and clothing, housing ranks as one of man’s three fundamental needs. In developed nations, housing has gone beyond just having a roof over one’s head but rather a yardstick to measure a person’s standard of living and position in the society. Consequently, developed nations invest heavily in …

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Fayemi mourns Femi Tolani’s death

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has commiserated with the family of the late Dr Femi Tolani, a former member of the Ekiti State Executive Council who passed on in Edmonton, Canada on Friday, February 17, after a brief illness. Tolani, aged 48 years, served as …

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Pinnacle Trading & Investment Nig. Ltd is not EFCC’s auctioneer – Commission

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied that it appointed Messrs. Pinnacle Trading & Investment Nig. Ltd. as auctioneer to dispose of impounded petroleum products aboard MT Good Success and MT Asteris, warning that “anyone found to be parading himself as an auctioneer or agent under whatever guise in respect of the vessels MT Good Success and MT Asteris and …

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Peter Obi becomes Pro-Chancellor, Dominican University, Ibadan; Anambra School names building after him

Holy Child Secondary School, Isuofia, Anambra State has named their magnificent classroom block after the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi as part of their 20th year anniversary celebration. Speaking during the event, the Manager of the School, Rev. Fr. Julian Anaetoh, said the gesture was in recognition …

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NDDC redeploys 11 directors

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has redeployed 11 directors as part of its on-going reforms and restructuring to enhance overall performance, towards the sustainable development of the Niger Delta region.The redeployments, which were approved by the NDDC Managing Director, Mr Nsima Ekere, in line with the 4-R initiative of …

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FG: Infrastructure development will drive economic growth, create jobs, wealth

Minister of Finance, Thursday at the United Capital launch of its Eurobond and Wealth for Women Funds, said that infrastructure development will play a fundamental role in unlocking Nigeria’s economic potential, laying a foundation for economic competitiveness and long-term future growth. Adesoun stated that Investment in critical infrastructure across the country …

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