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Saraki, Dogara visit President Buhari in London; His health has improved tremendously – Speaker Dogara

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, August 17, 2017, received Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of the Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara at the Abuja House London. Picture shows three in a relaxed atmosphere. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s health …

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Alleged missing N11 trillion electricity fund: SERAP asks ICC to investigate Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked Mrs. Fatou Bensouda Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC) to use her “good offices and leadership position to investigate whether the allegations of widespread, systematic and large-scale corruption in the electricity sector since the return of democracy in 1999 and under the governments …

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Lake Chad Basin: France may be sponsoring Boko Haram- Group claims in letter to French President; Demands probe…Seeks abolition of economic interests

An international civil rights organisation, Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC), Nigeria, has asked President Emmanuel Macron of France to order an immediate investigation into the alleged involvement of his country in the increasing wave of Boko Haram terrorists in the Lake Chad Basin.    The organisation premised its demand on the fact that …

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Lagos to roll out first set of 5,000 new commercial buses in six months…Integrated transportation pivotal to growth of State’s economy, Says Ambode…Receives students of Harvard Varsity

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said that the first set of 5000 brand new buses under the Bus Reform Initiative, a brain child of his administration, would be flagged off within the next six months. Governor Ambode, who spoke when students of the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School …

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Investment in sports crucial to winning competitions – Ambode …Pledges to increase price money for ITTF Nigeria Open

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday identified the right investment in sports as the necessary impetus that can bring about good performance of Nigerian athletes in sporting competitions, saying that it was time for the country to focus in such direction. Governor Ambode, who made the reamrks while …

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UN resumes humanitarian operations in Borno after uproar with military … As Shettima visits affected UN property, holds joint briefing

The United Nations has fully resumed its humanitarian operations in Borno State after Friday’s suspension of activities in protest of what it described as “unauthorised raid of its humanitarian base camp by military in the early hours of Friday in Maiduguri. UN Deputy Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs, Peter Lundberg gave …

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FEC approves refinancing of domestic debts through external borrowing

  The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved the refinancing of part of the country’s domestic debts through external borrowing. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, who disclosed this after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, allayed fears of increased borrowing, insisting that instead of borrowing Naira, “we are now …

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