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Dangote advocates unity, cooperation among Africans to get global recognition

…As Afreximbank launches centralised payment, settlement infrastructure platform for intra-African trade   ACCRA   President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has charged African leaders and citizens to be united in the promotion of the continent’s intrinsic greatness through improved trade relations among African countries. Speaking at the formal launch of …

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Against the background of Buhari’s inauguration of NNPC’s board, a review of 2021 activities

Abuja, Jan. 10, 2022 The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has every reason to perform beyond expectation in 2022 as President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday inaugurated the Board of the newly incorporated NNPC. The inauguration, which took place in Abuja was to ensure strict compliance with Corporate Governance principles …

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Okadigbo’s appointment as NNPC Chairman, greatest New Year gift to S’East – Group

By Stanley Nwanosike Enugu, Jan. 7, 2022 An interest group, Movement for Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction, on Friday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Sen. Margery Chuba-Okadigbo as Board Chairman of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Limited. Convener of the movement, Mr. Vincent Ezekwueme, told the News …

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EFCC secures 2220 convictions in 2021

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, secured a total of 2220 (Two Thousand Two Hundred and Twenty) convictions across all its Commands in 2021. The figure, which emerged from a review of the Commission’s performance in the outgone year, according to a statement by Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media & Publicity …

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National Assembly “smuggled” schemes worth N37 billion into 2022 budget, Presidency insists; But ….

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Jan. 2, 2022 Presidency has dismissed reports of crisis between President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the National Assembly (NASS) as fictional, saying the president never expressed anger in his dealings with NASS. It however, admitted that there was disagreement between the Executive and legislature over …

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Obasanjo basically right (reaction By Professor Okechukwu Edward Okeke to Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN)’s response to ex-President Obasanjo’s Open Letter to Chief E. K. Clark)

* Contrary to the assertion in this op-ed, federal ownership of mineral resources did not start during the military era. It started during the early colonial era, when, admittedly, the country did not have a federal system of government. But, and this is crucial, it continued when Nigeria adopted the …

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FCT Minister inspects Next Cash and Carry Supermarket … Says incident brought out the good in FCT residents; Vows to help NEXT bounce back stronger than before 

The Minister of the FCT, Abuja, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 paid an inspection visit to the Next Cash and Carry Supermarket, Abuja which was engulfed in flames on Boxing Day, December 26, 2021. He was accompanied by the FCT Commissioner of Police, Mr. Sunday Babaji, …

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